Starting today, it's going to be a weekend of uninterrupted fun for San Francisco with all kinds entertainment happening in every pocket of the city. But with fun times, comes a hell of a lot of not-so-fun traffic. The Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival alone is expected to lure 40,000 people to G ... More >>
You no longer have an excuse to sit inside and watch Netflix on your laptop while Facebooking on your iPad. San Francisco has been ranked the best city in the nation to enjoy the outdoors. So get off your ass! According to creditdonkey.com, a financial education website, the City by the Bay is to ... More >>
Since caffeine is pretty much the only doping still allowed by the Union Cycliste Internationale, I decided I'd go ahead and put together this quick guide to some of the best coffee spots to stop during, before, and after a ride. This list is less based on science and more on my passion for my cof ... More >>
The Marin County Coroner has identified the father and son pulled from the water near the Golden Gate Bridge on Friday as 37-year-old Juan Escamillo-Rojas, and his 9-year-old son, Juan Escamillo-Savoy, both San Francisco residents. The family had been fishing in the Marin Headlands at Bonita Cove ... More >>
Ocean Beach on Wednesday, the last day of the Rip Curl Pro Search contestSan Francisco's selection as the home of the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Search surfing competition delighted surf enthusiasts throughout the Bay Area. Ocean Beach has long been a holy site among surfers. (One of the finest journalist ... More >>
Barn Owl San Francisco's Barn Owl makes densely layered guitar music that is equal parts heavy and beautiful. Guitarists Jon Porras and Evan K. Caminiti arrived at their textured sound six years ago while students at SF State, munching vegan tofu burritos and taking in music by rock god Neil ... More >>
SF Weekly's Peter Jamison gives readers an account of a secret concrete bunker built in reaction to the threat of invasion via the Pacific Ocean in the runup to World War II. This San Francisco relic, known as Battery Construction 129, was never fully built, yet it's mystique and "off-limits" statu ... More >>
Three San Francisco schools are competing for Big Lots Lots! To Give contest for up to $10,000 to make their educational dreams come true. You can view the trio of videos outlining their projects and vote three times a day until July 5. Yet, in a time of massive state cutbacks, two out of the thr ... More >>
Forget about Sharp Parks endangered frogs and snakes. The real problem with the golf course is its enormous cost to the city.
View Larger MapThe Medical Examiner's office reports it has just sent personnel to Ocean Beach after the body of a man believed to be in his 60s washed up there near Balboa Street. This follows a woman in her 50s washing up yesterday following a deadly sailing accident near the Cliff House. It is be ... More >>
A brutal dog attack in Nob Hill has revived the city's battle over canine control. Here's why it's going to get worse.
The adoring public may have a problem with what San Francisco has in store for its troublesome invaders, the sea lions.
Aprimo via FlickrThe Marin Headlands from the lodge's porchThe address is Sausalito, but tucked away into the Marin Headlands a mile from town, Cavallo Point Lodge isn't the tourist strip you know. Honeymooners and other celebratory types have discovered this place, a renovated Fort Baker outpost ju ... More >>
MoeLyn PhotosEnvironmentalists came first for my bottled water. And I didn't speak up because I drank Hetch Hetchy springwater on tap. And then they came for my garbage cans, requiring me to separate out recyclables from trash. I didn't speak up, because, well, I thought I could manage. An ... More >>
The question of whether to begin saving creatures and habitats from climate change
The city's new New Deal: Privatizing public parks
Let's go to a fair on parade day! It seemed like a good idea.
The Wizard in a tree
Andy's outdoor factory
Never mind the Banharts, here's the Jewelled Antler. Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying (About $$) and Love the Bomb
Cruise and chow on the bay
A frightening array of the scariest parties on S.F.'s biggest holiday
Even in chilly San Francisco, summer means swimming.
Why is a Bay Area filmmaker who cherishes his independence about to direct a $40 million studio film?
Marin Headlands Loop
San Francisco Art Institute
Nightmare Alley, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Nerves, Love as Laughter, and Beth Custer
With gates and fences, private property owners are increasingly cutting off traditional paths to public lands. State law offers some recourse, but not much.
A look at the Cold War ghosts that haunt the rim of the city
Connecting the unidentified dead with their relatives is no easy task -- especially when John Doe has 25 aliases