It's not just the Asian community being scammed out of jewelry and cash. San Francisco police are now reporting a trend of Latina women being duped into cleaning out their bank accounts.According to Officer Albie Esparza, two women -- both Spanish-speaking -- have already reported being victims of w ... More >>
What are the chances that someone robbed in San Francisco will actually get their stuff back? Today we bring you another story of hardworking San Franciscans who actually got their money back after they were robbed by a trio in the Mission District.On Aug. 22, about 12:02 a.m., the victims -- a 22-y ... More >>
Courtesy of Joseph ModelisteZigaboo Modeliste.Next Tuesday, Feb. 21, is Fat Tuesday -- the true Mardi Gras, if you're feeling très Français -- and San Francisco will be marking the big day with events to get people up and on their feet. Most will show not only a traditional nod to the music ... More >>
Pomplamoose's Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn will trade the tiny screen for a big stage this Friday.The songs of Pomplamoose have seen millions of plays on YouTube. Fans from all over the world have downloaded more than a 100,000 MP3s of famous covers and the band's original songs on iTunes and other ... More >>
Just, please, make it stop.Editor's note: Mike Seely, who helms a sister publication of ours called Seattle Weekly, has a problem. A problem, that is, with the Hyundai holiday ads that feature Marin County husband-and-wife duo Pomplamoose. In the heat of an "Up on the Housetop"-induced fury, See ... More >>
Marin County duo Pomplamoose is famous for its offbeat video covers of big-time pop songs, which rake in revenue on YouTube. Now it appears as though Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn have found another way to bring home the bacon: car ads. They remade "Up On the Housetop" and "Jingle Bells" in their si ... More >>
sirgious/FlickrGas up and go.Now that the bridge is open, reacquaint your Hyundai with the span by taking a little road trip to Oakland tomorrow: Take a late lunch (or leave work early, we dare you!) and hit Taco Tuesdays at The Dock at the Lake Chalet Restaurant (1520 Lakeside at 17th St.), ... More >>
foodnut.com/FlickrThe Tower: Addictive fried potatoes.An early nibble from the Weekly's Wednesday food review.
What would Yao eat? That's Yao Ming, the hella lanky Houston Rockets center, who dribbles chili oil and black vinegar on northern Chinese dishes like fennel dumplings and meat panc ... More >>
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Can't we all just get along?: Sure, you've lived a life devoted to moral relativism, but can you handle taco relatvisim? At Bay Area Bites, Thy Tran fills up the Hyundai and heads to the reservation for Native American fry-bread tacos. Note to th ... More >>