• Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Sammy's Aloha: A Hawaiian-Style Pop-Up on the Bay

    San Francisco's cool bayside breezes may be far from the sunny shores of "the big island," but that doesn't stop lines from forming outside Sammy's Aloha (no website). Occupying a curbside corner of the takeout window at Butterfly on Pier 33, this casual Hawaiian-style pop-up that took the place of ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 19, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Kamala Harris: Is She Really the Nation's Foxiest AG?

    President Obama yesterday calling out Kamala Harris as, "by far, the best-looking Attorney General," was, unquestionably, an odd moment. It was a clunky thing to do for a man with strong reputations as both an egalitarian and a glib orator; it'd be akin to watching Richard Petty driving slowly in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Sierra Club Sues EPA For Not Enforcing Clean Air Act

    Trouble in paradise?​Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal court in San Francisco, asserting the EPA did not adequately enforce provisions of the Clean Air Act.The lawsuit, filed yesterday by the Sierra Club and WildEarth Guardian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    San Francisco Slips Beneath the Waves -- But This Is a Good Thing

    U.S. NavyThe U.S.S. San Francisco rides againJust as cranks who warn us we're playing with our lives for living in the natural disaster Mecca that is California predicted, San Francisco yesterday sank beneath the waves of the Pacific and headed for the bottom of the ocean. But that's okay. San Franc ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2006

    Fight Snub

    The last people you would want to stiff are cage fighters, but it appears that’s what one promoter did

  • News

    December 7, 2005

    Split Decision

    Republicans want to break up "the 9th Circus," the San Francisco-based liberal federal appeals court. Whose side are you on?

  • Culture

    September 18, 2002

    Thrilla in Manila

    Local comic Rex Navarrete invades the Philippines

  • Culture

    August 1, 2001

    Money Men

    Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made

  • Film

    July 18, 2001

    Give Him an Inch

    John Cameron Mitchell takes a mile with his silly, fun musical

  • Music

    June 13, 2001

    House Of Tudor

    Silke Tudor swoons over Foetus, cowboy space tunes, and Tentacle Sessions

  • Dining

    November 8, 2000

    Side Dish

    Hissy Fits and Harangues

  • Dining

    November 1, 2000
  • News

    April 5, 2000

    Ca$h for Genes

    After billionaire pedophile Larry Hillblom died, illegitimate children began stepping forward to demand part of his estate. It took cutting-edge genetic sleuths to prove that they were, indeed, to the mogul born.

  • News

    March 1, 2000


    Just when you thought it was safe to flag down the waiter, a storm brews over shark fin soup.

  • News

    July 21, 1999
  • News

    June 10, 1998

    36,000 Feet Under the Sea

    The strange quest of San Anselmo's Graham Hawkes, who will dive a two-man submarine to the deepest point in the ocean. If someone gives him $7 million.

  • News

    December 10, 1997

    Splendor in the Court

    How lavish can $20 million in cost overruns make a federal court- house? Let's start with the $33,000 desk.

  • News

    July 16, 1997

    The Invisible Veterans

    Thousands of Filipinos fought and spied and suffered and died under American command to help us win World War II. The U.S. government says the soldiers who survived -- now elderly, often living in poverty -- aren't worthy of military benefits. Four storie

  • News

    November 6, 1996
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