After running from the law for more than two months, Dimitri Storm, the Bay Area's most popular alleged robber, was arrested this week in Oakland, which, incidentally, was recently named the nation's robbery capital.
According to press reports, police busted 42-year-old Storm on Tuesday night in O ... More >>
Traffic is backed up on 101 north while police investigate a shooting incident that injured an 11-year-old girl.Police responded to the unit block of Leland Avenue after gunshots were detected by the Shot Spotter system at about 3:45 p.m. Several callers told 911 operators that the shooters had f ... More >>
We'll miss that narrow, noisy slot.Word broke recently that audio cassette players in cars are no more. The format, which reached its peak in the '80s, made its final appearance in 2010 Lexus models. Considering that CDs themselves are increasingly viewed as obsolete, this news regarding tape dec ... More >>
Kim A. QuinonesPirate Cat's now Internet-only radio station and cafePirate Cat Radio, everybody's favorite Mission-based pirate radio station/maple-bacon-latte dispensary, has a rare chance to go legit -- legal, above board, straight, clean, whatever you wanna call it -- and purchase its very own ... More >>
This year, no pick-your-own bike farm The San Francisco Department of Recreation and Parks has taken steps to prevent a repeat of one of the most distinctive features of the 2009 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival: Tree branches festooned with hundreds and hundreds of bicycles left by concertgoin ... More >>
Will Tom Ammiano's latest marijuana legislation puff, puff, pass? Everybody knows California is broke, and those same everybodies know that thar's a gold mine waiting to be unearthed -- when and if the state starts taxing adult-use recreational marijuana (everybody *could* also be wrong, but ... More >>
Matt SmithNow them's some gooood readin'Direct your browser to SFGate.com's "Home Guide" section for the rare experience of news articles written as if for morons so ignorant they've never read an actual newspaper.According to the lead sentence in a article about house prices, "Real estate ... More >>
Chow.comWebber and Anderson.Our favorite morsel from the Web.
Like millions of Americans this weekend, Chow hounds Lessley Anderson and Roxanne Webber are on the road, but not on some pack-the-car-with-Doritos-and-bed-pillows excursion to the lake. No, the Chow.com editorial team is in searc ... More >>
Safe's Christopher F. Edley IIIMichael Jackson's dance moves make
for new video game. [Daily Swarm]Pandora's iPad app pairs music and videos with ads from Starbucks, Lexus and Budweiser. [Digital Music News]Pitchfork gives Ty Segall's Melted a 7.5, says "it seems in some ways like his first prop ... More >>
In 1995, Golden ADA Inc., a San Francisco diamond-importing firm, collapsed, unveiling an international trail of theft and betrayal that embarrassed San Francisco luminaries involved with the company. Now, newly unsealed court files show that high-level m