Remember when you were 5 years old and your parents said that Snowball, your adorable, fluffy cat isn't home anymore because she went to "live on a farm" with many other Snowball's? Well, we are here to tell you the truth: Snowball died. We don't know what your parents did with Snowball's body, ... More >>
Howard Eskin won't have to wander far from his fan base after all...Yesterday we reported on one Howard Eskin, a Philadelphia "radio personality" who felt so strongly the Eagles would top the 49ers he swore to bike from Philly to San Francisco if the opposite came to pass. Naturally, it did; it's ... More >>
javiázquez flickr57th Annual North Beach Festival Where: North Beach, between Filbert, Stockton, Columbus and Grant When: June 18-19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: Free The Rundown: Long gone are the days of North Beach's Barbary Coast, Joe DiMaggio, and the Beat Generation, but their influences ... More >>
San Francisco manages to land on ever so many Top-10 lists; if ever a Top-10 list was assembled of cities that crack the most Top-10 lists, it's a good bet we'd make the Top-10. Now a website called Livability.com has sent along yet another list -- the Top 10 Pet-Friendly Cities. Astoundingly, th ... More >>
Nobody expects Phil Ting!Tomorrow morning, assessor Phil Ting will be arguing in front of the San Francisco Appeals Board that the Catholic Church owes San Francisco up to $15 million in transfer taxes -- one of the largest tax bills in the city's history. The hearing will be held at 1 South Van Nes ... More >>
In Millions, a little boy finds cash, and faith, in a duffel bag
Gavin Newsom's push to move the "chronic" homeless into supportive housing has made him the darling of the Bush administration's homelessness czar. But is there enough money to make it work?
A nonpareil new show
Fun in the sun -- with any luck
Mike Cresci just wanted to sell his raviolis. But the old neighborhood never accepted him.
When you worship St. Stupid, anything is impossible. And verse vice-a.
Does San Francisco's pit-bull testing program put good dogs in good homes -- or put lethal land sharks back on the street?