Medical authorities have identified the man who was found in the water near Marshall's Beach as 56-year-old Michael Schummel, a San Francisco resident. Authorities found Schummel's fully-dressed body at about 1 p.m. on March 8. At the time, police said they did not believe he was the victim of an ... More >>
Authorities found the body of an adult man in the water near Marshall's Beach just south of the Golden Gate Bridge this afternoon. U.S. Park police were called just before 1 p.m. where they found the body of a fully-dressed man; authorities are still out at the scene investigating, said spokeswoma ... More >>
It's hard to believe that Almanac Beer Co. is only a year old. The brewery was born into the world fully-formed with a concept that ties into Bay Area food culture and bottle artwork that keeps aspiring graphic designers up at night. In the first phase of their operation, Almanac stuck to a firmly s ... More >>
Oakland Police stormed the sit-in at Lakeview Elementary early this morning, breaking up the three-week-old encampment and arresting two people. Authorities arrived on scene just after 4 a.m. and ordered protesters (a.k.a. teachers, parents, and probably some tutors) to disperse -- now. Like ob ... More >>
Pentagram: the classic lineup. Inspired by iconic pioneers Black Sabbath, Blue Cheer, and the Stooges, as well as unsung hard-rock heroes like Sir Lord Baltimore, Dust, and Bang, Virginia-based band Pentagram forged a dark, foreboding sound in the early 1970s that should have made founding le ... More >>
Tornado Rider last night at Great American Music Hall. Pics by Ian, more after the jump. Tornado Rider The Phenomenauts Judgement Day August 4, 2011 @ Great American Music Hall Better than: Your last teddy bear-murdering party. So there is a guy, a medium-height, long-haired guy, and he is ... More >>
Ben NarasinQuince restaurant continues its series of cheese and spirit pairings this week with rum and artisan cheese ($36, available only in the bar and lounge). While Quince's first effort, Scotch and cheese, is a somewhat established coupling, rum and cheese is far more esoteric. That make ... More >>
Lisa Ligon Police are looking for 44-year-old Lisa Ligon, who hasn't been seen since leaving a friend's wedding this weekend in Marshall, California, about 50 miles from San Francisco in unincorporated Marin. Ligon's friends filed a missing persons report after the San Francisco resident and CEO ... More >>
Photo by Neil MotteramTrixie Delicious and Kitty Largewood of Sassy have traveled the world, getting by on their sultry rock 'n' roll sass and raw talent. But between road stints, they're always happy to boom-swagger-swagger-boom back to Oakland and San Francisco, respectively. On the eve of the ... More >>
Good Foods CateringGood Foods Catering Urban Kitchen Italian Winter Dinner Where: Somewhere in S.F.; exact location revealed after you make a reservation When: Sat., Jan. 22, 8 p.m. Cost: $45; $65 with optional wine pairing The rundown: Chef Dontaye Ball, 2010 winner of SF Weekly's "B ... More >>
We found out last week, from a variety of tabloidy sources, that 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler are currently -- well, not exactly hooking up, but having intimate conversations in a bar and talking about maybe hooking up. W.T.F. people? We'd like to take this opportunity to pat Chelsea on the back for ... More >>
benketaro/FlickrPeach tree at Masumoto Family Farm, making "take me home" eyes at you.In the grand tradition of adoption ― highways, children ― Embarcadero restaurant Waterbar has assumed responsibility for a tree, a lovely Elberta peach ensconced at Masumoto Family Farm south of Fresno. ... More >>
Fuckthatband.comSometimes at a show you have a feeling -- a hunch, a gut instinct, a fucking prejudice -- and the feeling is right. "This show is going to suck," you think, when some greasy waif takes the stage wearing rhinestone-studded shades and a turquoise-sequined cumberbund, then yanks a po ... More >>
Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band @ Rickshaw Stop Boasting a drummer in his early teens and the unusual name he dreamed up, Seattle five-piece Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band has enough quirks to reference most of indie rock. The band does sweeping hugeness, yelped vocals, a few nonsense refrains ("Albatr ... More >>
Gordonzola.netGordon Edgar, Rainbow's cheesemonger: New California artisans are making magic.A half dozen California cow's milk cheeses snagged more than a dozen awards at the 2009 World Cheese Awards earlier this month in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. The annual event is a slugfest of more than ... More >>
What if you had a pro football draft and nobody came?We're not talking about players here, but the media. The NFL draft has turned into an all-day -- and we really do mean all-day -- bonanza for anyone who's ever toted a microphone to report from parts unknown and describe each player in one of thre ... More >>
Name: Nibble a Sultana Brand: 18 Rabbits Origin: San Francisco Found at: Bi-Rite Market (3639 18th St.) Cost: $2.99 Ingredients: Veritas granola (oats, unsweetened coconut, maple syrup, ground flax seed, sunflower or safflower oil, walnuts, Marshall's Farm honey, hazelnuts, pumpkin seeds, se ... More >>
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