• Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    New Restaurant Tablets and Apps Want to Make Asking for the Check Obsolete

    Asking for the check is so 20th century. OpenTable's latest iOs app update lets diners settle their check on their iPhones. That's right: If you've made your restaurant reservation through the app, you no longer have to wait to flag down your server at the end of your meal, give them a credit card, ... More >>

  • News

    March 2, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Escaped Prisoner, Captured in Laundry Truck, Didn't Get Away Clean

    Apparently, these do exist outside of the movies...​An East Bay escapee utilizing the ultimate prison movie cliche -- was a file in a cake involved? -- was captured yesterday during an actual flight attempt using a laundry cart and delivery truck. John Anthony III, 37, is charged with attempting t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Sodomy, Rape Conviction in Jail Laundry Cart Escapee's Past

    Attempted laundry cart escapee John Anthony III, a man without a very clean background​Readers could be forgiven for laughing at this morning's news of prisoner John Anthony III purportedly attempting the most hackneyed, cliched jailbreak in many a year when he reportedly tried to secret himself o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    At Piccino, Hallowed Religious Feast Becomes, Well, a Feast

    mehunt/FlickrA piggy in a caja China.​It's always a good sign when a dinner is scheduled to last "until the food runs out." That's the timetable for the upcoming Pig and Rosé Ferragosto event at Piccino (801 22nd St. at Tennessee). Traditionally held in mid-August, this annual Italian feast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2008
  • Best of San Francisco

    May 15, 2002

    Best Night of Jazz

    Monday, Jazz at Pearl's

  • News

    November 14, 2001

    Law and Borders

    Prosecutors, judges, governors, a sex offender, and a woman with a penchant for poor judgement entangle California and Texas in an epic child custody war with two sure losers -- aged 7 and 9.

  • Music

    January 5, 2000

    Riff Raff

    Transmission Theater, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Mark Hummel

  • News

    December 16, 1998

    No Place Like Curb

    So many San Franciscans live in cars, vans, campers, and buses that the city wants to create a "vehicular community" where they could legally park. But if we build it, will the "houseless" come?

  • News

    June 21, 1995

    Fire Trek

    Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?

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