There's something about the sight of a historic streetcar rumbling through San Francisco that puts a spring in your step. They're oozing with character, in stark contrast to the drab uniformity of modern transit. Their laconic pace recalls a time when not everything had to be done right now, at once ... More >>
You know crime has gotten out of control when thieves are not only victimizing news reporters, but also the security guards specifically hired to protect news reporters from would-be thieves. Today another crew of journalists was burglarized during an interview in broad daylight, just a week after ... More >>
Tomorrow is Mayor Ed Lee's 60th birthday. And, in lieu of a politician's traditional birthday celebration -- a cake, served discreetly in an envelope left beneath the table -- Lee's staff has come up with a novel concept. They have created a website listing 60 things you and I can do to help Lee hel ... More >>
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A San Francisco entrepreneur, turned white-collar criminal has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison after he lied to Bay Area investors, telling them that Microsoft would be acquiring his company, Ecast Inc. A federal Grand Jury indicted Mouli Cohen, aka Samuel Cohen, last August, charg ... More >>
Icee Hot with Nina Kraviz, Rolando, Helix, and MikeQ Public Works March 24, 2012 Better than: Last weekend's awful weather. "BOO-BWELE-BOO-BWELE-BOO-BWELE-UH-HA! BOO-BWELE-BOO-BWELE-BOO-BWELE-UH-HA!" The immortal chant of Dan Akroyd and Eddie Murphy echoed through the room, shaking the sweat loose ... More >>
Here we are again: Another week is coming to an end and another crop of parties is immanently approaching. In fact, this time around you don't even need to wait for Friday to have a good time. Read on--your weekend awaits. Thursday, March 22 What: Relax, Relate, Release: One-Year Anniversary Where ... More >>
Kahley Avalon Emerson Red Bull Music Academy presents Masters at Work Jan. 27, 2012 1015 Folsom Better than: Red Bull's "Paper Wings" promotional event. Friday began for me at three o'clock p.m., huddled in the back of a crowded BeatBox. Red Bull Music Academy was hosting an interview and ... More >>
Carl Craig at a party in Oakland on Friday. All photos by Kahley Avalon Emerson. Carl Craig Nov. 4, 2011 A church in Oakland Better than: Not seeing Carl Craig. Few things compel me to drive around canvassing churches in Oakland at midnight. Yet that's exactly what I found myself doing last ... More >>
Christopher Muhammad's fight with Lennar over toxic dust has resulted in a restraining order against him, an accusation that he's a shakedown artist, and grudging respect from his rivals.
All Photos | Joe EskenaziQuake survivors William Del Monte, 103, and Rose Cliver, 106. No, they don't let you wear a hat like that until you turn 100.As a convoy of archaic fire trucks led by an ethereally beautiful convertible Jaguar -- of the vintage that Isadora Duncan may or may not have die ... More >>
So Snitch is strutting down Mission and 22nd at a quarter to six on Saturday afternoon when we come upon what looks like either a Hollywood disaster set or Ground Zero, Wells Fargo-style. The bank's entire corner window had been busted out by a wayward car. We were starting to ponder the possible mo ... More >>
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What a 62-year-old man can teach shellshocked dot-commers as he sails from Osaka to San Francisco. Alone. Again.
Pay It Forward shoves its proactive propaganda down our throats until it stays down, but good
Aimée & Jaguar tells the intriguing story of two women drawn together in wartime
A Hong Kong mob's attempted takeover of Chinatown went up in flames when a gang arsonist snitched. Now Peter Chong, the mob's alleged U.S. leader, is in custody and feeling the heat.
Just when you thought it was safe to flag down the waiter, a storm brews over shark fin soup.
An aging journalist remembers 1999, when an election became a revolution, and the city changed forever
Did this aspiring cover boy, who says he killed in a panic fit brought on by unwanted gay advances, get away with murder?
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The strange quest of San Anselmo's Graham Hawkes, who will dive a two-man submarine to the deepest point in the ocean. If someone gives him $7 million.
How Alfred Hitchcock wove his disturbing thriller into the streets of San Francisco -- and how a pair of obsessive archivists brought it back to luminescent life
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