Catholic Charities is tapping the community to help the victims who were displaced by a large blaze on Treasure Island, including the family of a 10-year-old girl who was killed in the fire.
According to press reports, the local nonprofit has already started collecting money to assist the family o ... More >>
Wing Wings Chicken Wing Eating Contest
When: Tuesday, Oct. 9th, 6 p.m.
Where? Lucky 13, 2140 Market Street at Church
Wing Wings is known for its fresh, California free-range chicken, homemade sauces, fries and sides. Now, in an effort to raise money for Western Addition Beacon Center, they are brin ... More >>
Aaron CaleyDue to some great clerical error in the cosmos, this guy is famous and Eliot Rose isn't. Yet. The Oakland-based (via Portland via Romania via New Haven) micro-fi troubadour has been hitting new strides repeatedly since the early aughts, making spellbinding, eloquent songs out of unusua ... More >>
A lot of noodle-scratchers in town this week. Can you make heads or tails of them? No. 2 pencils only. Answers after the jump.I. Short answer1. What is the Eleventh Commandment? 2. How does King Midas In Reverse work?3. Who are Mill Valley's Most Honest Men?II. Match the leader with the band4. Ji ... More >>
Joe EskenaziOpen your hearts, open your wallets...As we've written before, San Francisco is a city where a man outfitted in a floral-print dress and pushing a conga drum down the street while sporting a John Muir beard will garner hardly a glance. But a pair of weiner dogs in a Radio Flyer wagon? ... More >>
Learning about John Muir has hardly made the state's schoolchildren conservationists ... so how could curriculum on Harvey Milk turn them gay?Milk, on the whole, tends to suffer when left out -- but Sen. Mark Leno feels a year of exposure is just what his Milk bill needed. The San Francisco State Se ... More >>
If Adam and Eve moved to Northern California, they'd probably note on the first day that the balmy weather, inspiring vistas, and mellow vibesreminded them of Eden. On the second day, they'd pick up a copy of "Common Ground" and enroll in a self-help cour