There are many things to be proud of, living in San Francisco. Besides being skinnier than the rest of America -- though unfortunately less stylish -- we were the first city to ban single-use plastic bags. (Never mind that the plastic bag ban doesn't actually help the environment. It still makes ... More >>
formatted_dad/FlickrThe CA Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is planning a protest Jan. 20 in Manhattan Beach.The Jan. 8 shooting massacre at a Tucson mall is giving new impetus to a drive to make California eateries gun-free zones. State chapters of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Vio ... More >>
An investigator who exposed dishonest savings and loan regulators in the '80s re-encounters an old rival in the latest banking crisis.
The city's politicos made the enviros happy by banning plastic bags, but left us with more pollution and cost
Our guide to readings, spoken word, and other literary events
Even among long-distance runners, S.F.'s Dean Karnazes is a phenom
A documentary film takes a poignant look at gay and lesbian Orthodox Jews
Robert Towne, the best screenwriter in the business and the man who invented Jake Gittes, is back with a bio of Olympic runner Steve Prefontaine