Gulf of Mexico

  • News

    June 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Chevron Sues To Guard Secrets on How to Prevent Oil Blowouts

    Why should preventing catastrophes be a secret?​After the BP oil spill devastated the Gulf of Mexico, you would expect that a prominent oil company like Chevron would want consumers to trust its ability to prevent such blowouts. Yet the San Ramon oil company, is suing Scribd, a San Francisco docum ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    El Rio's Birthday Party, Moon Duo, Autobahn, Mission Dolores Fiesta and More

    Cody T WilliamsDiamond Daggers will perform at El Rio this Saturday​If you don't have tickets to Giants playoffs games this weekend, didn't want to pay the jacked-up prices, or simply do not care about baseball, check out every other cheap event in the city. There are many. Here's our list of 10 t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    On Second Thought, Says Scientist, Hair Still Crummy Way to Fight Oil Spill

    Nice. But not to fight an oil spill. ​Distinguished scientist Terry Hazen had to be the big, bad killjoy on a story about how local company Matter of Trust could collect your hair and use it to fight the ongoing Deep Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. "If you shaved everybody in the Unit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Gulf Oil Spill Solution: Donated Hair? Scientist Laughs.

    Don't grab those scissors yet, Phil Spector...​According to some San Francisco non-profit called Matter of Trust, donating your hair can help clean up one of the worst oil spills in United States history. The Huffington Post, and plenty of other news media outlets, have recently run straight-faced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Industrial Corn's Solution for Gulf Oil Spill? Create Bigger Nitrogen Dead Zone!

    AP News/NASANitrogen-filled sediment flowing from the Mississippi into the Gulf, as seen from space.​Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Shucked: Grist's Tom Philpott registers outrage ― outrage! ― in Big Corn's positioning re: the Gulf oil oil spill. Philpott, take it away: As if being b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    The Nine Best Bar Foods in the U.S.

    Photo by Rick via Flickr Creative CommonsBuffalo Wings​Bar food is designed to keep you thirsty as you toss 'em back. Fatty, often crunchy, and above all salty, bar food is so popular there's even a new L.A. gastropub simply called Bar Food. We've culled the nine best from across the country, from ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 14, 2009

    Crabby in Winter?

    We prescribe fresh shellfish and other seasonal delights from the sea.

  • Film

    December 24, 2008

    The Man Who Nearly Killed Hitler

    An interview with Valkyrie's star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.

  • News

    January 10, 2007

    Battleship Down

    The USS Iowa was once considered a lock as a San Francisco tourist attraction. So why is the historic warship rusting in Suisun Bay?

  • Dining

    April 7, 2004

    Heads and Tails

    You don't need to applaud when you get the whole fish at Butterfly. Just dig in.

  • Film

    March 17, 2004
  • News

    April 25, 2001

    Russian Roulette

    The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is serving as cover for massive oil drilling that could wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.

  • News

    March 1, 2000


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

  • Music

    February 3, 1999
  • Music

    August 13, 1997
  • Dining

    December 4, 1996

    The Great Indoors

    At Fizz Supper Club, it's hot California food and a cold garden

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