After 10 hours of holding up traffic, and displaying both a knife and his nipples, the rock-tossing man who had climbed on the ledge of a downtown building was arrested early this morning. According to police, sometime after 3 p.m. yesterday, the 25-year-old man climbed up on the ledge of a buildi ... More >>
"What the hell am I doing?!" I muttered to myself sitting in the lounge of OneUp, the new restaurant that replaced the Grandviews at the San Francisco Grand Hyatt. If you've never heard of OneUp it's probably because it is territory long seceded by locals to the tourists, there in the center of the ... More >>
Here's something those newly evicted Occupy protesters can do with themselves. This evening, bitter folks will gather around Bank of America in San Francisco to protest the bank's three-day loan modification customer outreach event. Specifically, the "struggling families," aka protesters, will be th ... More >>
We have a birthday to celebrate this week! And not just any birthday -- the centennial anniversary of one of the most influential American chefs and authors ever to have graced us with her six-foot, two-inch frame. We are referring, of course, to the one and only Julia Child. Tomorrow (Aug. 15) mar ... More >>
All smiles until messed with...San Franciscans probably have their ideas about the sort of folks who will descend on the Hyatt Regency airport hotel this weekend for the Second Amendment Foundation's gun rights conference: white, Tea Partyish, Red State-y, straight. Then here comes panelist Nicki ... More >>
Danny Bowien.Show up at Mission Burger ― the daytime food counter at Duc Loi Supermarket ― and you might not know that the guy cooking your fat slab of a burger is one of the city's smartest young chefs. Along with Mission Burger founder Anthony Myint, 27-year-old Danny Bowien is the guy ... More >>
People in fields such as petroleum, investment banking, or running chambers of commerce, know what it means to be blessed. They are embedded within industries that love to put on conventions and trade shows. Workers travel to distant cities, check into the Hyatt, mingle with people who went the s ... More >>
S.F. investigators explain why Hugues de la Plaza's stabbing death wasn't ruled a homicide.
From San Francisco Conventions & Visitors BureauOne barometer of tourism in San Francisco is its hotel occupancy rate, which is tracked each month by PFK Consulting and provided to the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau (SFCVB). The most recent figures, as you'l ... More >>
Last week's revelation that the city's 311 call center charges MUNI almost $2 every time someone asks them to look up a bus schedule was like blogger crack. Not a single San Francisco political blogger had sex last week because they were all too busy telling their partners about it. Why? Well . ... More >>
EKAphotographyThe Yokes on Us team converges on a clue Chinese New Year Treasure HuntChinatown and beyondBetter Than: The Streets of San Francisco on DVD How well do you know the City? Even if you were born and raised here, it's unlikely you're familiar with every back alley, side street, commemor ... More >>
Fliers plastered everywhere. Friends scouring the city. High-tech search logistics. And psychics. Why can't San Francisco find Jerry Tang?
Find out who's having the Best Day Ever at the bar in the Hyatt Regency
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.
A frightening array of the scariest parties on S.F.'s biggest holiday
The Economist asks: "Is California Back?" Contra Costa County wonders: "Were we gone?"
James Robinson used to be a pimp. Now he's a transit union bigwig. And he's got higher ambitions.
This all-American kid from Monterey is now one of the foremost experts on Saddam Hussein's Iraq. Where does he go from here?
Arts, crafts, events, performances, and New Year's Eve
Arts, crafts, events, and performances for the holidays
Bedlam reigns as a great development boom besets the warehouse district south of downtown. Blood boiling, drivers late to work search in vain for parking. Are we doomed?
Wherein a handful of politicos, a party that's trying not to be a laughingstock, and the singer in a '70s disco cover band unite to rewrite San Francisco politics or try to, anyway
In Austin, Texas, it's a neck-and-neck race between art and commerce at South by Southwest
How ACT UP San Francisco spreads spit, fake blood, used cat litter, and potentially deadly misinformation through the AIDS community
Gay activists may be silencing others in their bid to have the last word