We live in a world full of Yelp reviews to the effect of "I loved everything about this place, but there was no parking. One star." It's unhelpful and transparently ridiculous. On the opposite end, who hasn't cringed while reading a defensive restaurateur's words as they lash out in response to unha ... More >>
San Francisco travelers are now being warned about a relatively new disease called the MERS virus, aka the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, which was first identified in 2012. But now the virus is spreading, namely among travelers, and the feds are have posted warning signs at 22 airp ... More >>
Smoking room? You want a smoking room? Yesterday we brought you the strange tale of Jimmy Sosa, a mental health counselor who, through a twist of fate, has been fielding calls meant for the San Francisco Bay Guardian for more than a decade. Because his cellphone is just one digit off from the new ... More >>
Advances in ultrarealistic simulation let soldiers experience the war in Iraq -- before they go
Demme's Candidate overhaul goes for the knowing giggle
Silly Caucasian boy Tom Cruise likes to play with Samurai swords
There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.
Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.
This all-American kid from Monterey is now one of the foremost experts on Saddam Hussein's Iraq. Where does he go from here?
When these soldiers became writers, the pen became very mighty indeed
Japanese ukulele ladies, a Canadian electro androgyne, and Iraq's most popular singer
Despite their hatred of Saddam Hussein, many Iraqis living in the U.S. oppose Bush's war
Post-Saddam Iraq will be "a gold mine" of opportunity for U.S. and foreign contractors, says an exile leader
Never heard of the Battle of Malplaquet? Then you don't know your Sept. 11 history.
The "patriotic" squelching of Bill Maher is a scary sign of an emerging groupthink
The 44th annual S.F. International Film Festival gets sexy, with women on top -- and just about everywhere else
Bay Area motorists pay the highest gas prices in the state
Hank Williams Karaoke, "The War Room," "Electromechanik," New England Clambake, "Planet Tiki," Kiss-Offs, Waco, and "Burlesque Brigade."
Sargon Dadesho survived an Iraqi assassination plot. Now he's out for blood money.
Megamillionaire Al Checchi thinks he piloted Northwest Airlines so well that you should elect him governor. Actually, he sucked in public subsidies, strong-armed unions, reneged on promises -- and still almost flew the firm into the ground.