Iconic clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch built a multi-billion dollar brand on an extremely narrow vision of beauty -- white, affluent, rail-thin, fine-featured, decked in Ivy League sweaters and polo shirts. And now it's facing the consequences. Following a spate of anti-discrimination lawsuits - ... More >>
Diallo Neal, the focal point of this week's feature, Blind Spot, was a man who loved his machines. As a youth, there was his black bike, on which he explored Oakland's roads. When he was a teenager, he graduated onto dirt bikes, and then motorcycles a few years later. A subscriber to Hog Magazine, ... More >>
Police caught up with the 22-year-old man who has been on the lam after he allegedly set fire to his girlfriend after the two got into an argument at a local laundromat. Sgt. Michael Andraychak says Dexter Oliver was found at a hotel in Oakland at about 9 p.m. where he surrendered to police.
Police are looking for a 22-year-old man who is on the loose after allegedly tossing flammable liquid on the woman he's been dating, and setting fire to her. Yesterday at about 12:17 p.m. officers in the Bayview responded to the area of Hollister and Jennings streets on reports that a women who wa ... More >>
A San Francisco man had a different kind of painful parking experience last night in the city's Bayview neighborhood when he was attacked and forced inside the trunk of his own car. According to Officer Gordon Shyy, the 46-year-old man was getting out of his car after he parked at Ingalls and Hollis ... More >>
Our favorite morsel from the food blogs. The semiotics of yum: We once had an editor who enforced a ban on hated words: crispy, veggie, hipster, and foodie, a tag that necessarily shows up often on a site called SFoodie. At Bay Area Bites today, SFoodie contributor Andrew Simmons muses on fo ... More >>
Inside Outerlands (4001 Judah), a welcome new addition to an increasingly more charming collection of businesses on the last few blocks where Judah ends at Ocean Beach, the use of mixed wood helps continue the feeling of water, sand and salty air. Soups, salads and sides are the name of the g ... More >>
A famed Mexican artist painted six murals for the 1939 World's Fair in S.F. One famously disappeared. The others have practically been ignored.
From Mahler to Morrissey, the Bay Area has it all this summer.
What to do, all summer long
A veteran of the Apollo program continues a quixotic quest to send a small rocket of his own design 60 miles high and, in the process, save his soul. Maybe ours, too.
Bay Area researchers are using a particular cancer to produce neuronlike cells that, when injected into the brain, seem to reverse the effects of stroke. Is the treatment a historic medical breakthrough, or a reckless ploy to attract investors?
Detroit automakers have spent millions attempting to unplug California's effort to put electric cars on the road. And so far, Detroit's succeeding.
Driven by ego and anger, kids are turning some city neighborhoods into racetracks -- with deadly results