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 >>
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 >>
Attempted laundry cart escapee John Anthony III, a man without a very clean backgroundReaders 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 >>
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 >>
Monday, Jazz at Pearl's
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.
Transmission Theater, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Mark Hummel
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?
Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?