After 23 years, Ringworm has retained its credibility as a genre-defining powerhouse of hardcore metal through a simple formula: the perverse onslaught of listeners' ears. The Cleveland outfit clobbers through speed-picked, palm-muted riffs -- following in the steps of thrash gods Kreator -- and con ... More >>
As co-founder of the infamous Trap City parties, DJ Napsty has spent the past year booking acts and playing jams that make the club percolate. The Indianapolis native got his musical start in 2000 DJing a handful of local spots, but soon made his way to San Francisco and added organizing and promoti ... More >>
Don Nelson's stints as head coach of the Warriors were like those nights when a group friends decide to shotgun a case of Four Loko then club hop through the city. Those nights start off gloriously. There's excitement and energy and gratuitous high-fiving and within hours they're locking down extra ... More >>
Romana MachadoOrange Goblin Orange GoblinThe Gates of SlumberNaamJune 7, 2011Bottom Of The HillBetter than: Hearing about how the God that Bono believes in isn't short o' cash, mister. A mere thrown stone away from the Bottom of the Hill, the corner of Texas and 17th streets is just within ... More >>
Romance blooms in the desert -- betwen Dan Choi and Harry Reid. Uh-huh. The Netroots Nation annual conference took place last week in Las Vegas. What is the Netroots Nation annual conference? It is a gathering of progressive bloggers who seek to learn from each other about strategies to influence ... More >>
Tim Redmond thinks our debate on Forum tomorrow should be "fun." But I'm bored with his line of argument already. Because the truth is that we're reached a point in the "how much does San Francisco spend per capita?" debate where reasonable people can disagree. And at that point, debating th ... More >>
What were the odds of this happening?Sailing down Highway 101 toward Brisbane, drivers are greeted with an even bigger than real life Mike Singletary glaring off off a billboard accompanied by his now signature line: "I want winners." It's an unusual strategy to make a statement culled from a coa ... More >>
A favorite of stoners and soul food lovers alike, chicken and waffles is the ultimate combination of dinner and breakfast. Wondering where to find the best spots that dish up this sweet and savory combination? We've compiled a coast-to-coast list of favorites. 1. Little SkilletLocated right here ... More >>
Can you imagine paying licensing fees to use Alex Smith's stats?Aficionados of Pleistocene-era sports video games may remember how "Player No. 16" on the nameless San Francisco team with crimson uniforms was really good -- but the lack of licensing fees forbade any notion of the terms "Joe Montana," ... More >>
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Razing of long-standing Berkeley Shellfish sculpture creates potential legal dispute
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