Jessica's Law prevents paroled sex offenders from residing near schools or parks. That means they can only live one place in S.F.: on the streets.
For those who lived through it, it's hard to believe that, come Oct. 17, it'll be 20 years since sportscaster Al Michaels shouted "Tell ya what, we're having an earth...", triggering a massive earthquake that devastated the Bay Area. While professional journalism critics loathe the anniversar ... More >>
Hut, hut, hikeThese days are just packed for Mayor Gavin Newsom. He just introduced a city financial plan that's a dead cert to induce enough fevered statements about "balancing the budget on the backs of the poor" to make outsiders think the city's indigent population is working on a circus novelty ... More >>
The city's politicos made the enviros happy by banning plastic bags, but left us with more pollution and cost
Deanna Johnson testified against a murderer to save her son. But in the projects, truth comes at a price.
The SFPD says Daniel Dennard is a gangster, thief, and killer. Thereís just one problem: They canít prove anything.
Only one other player was chosen lower in the draft than Vickiel Vaughn. But the 49ers rookie still believes he can reach his NFL dream.
Due process, under the law, for every canine
Mayor Brown is pushing for quick approval of a Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment plan that gives a lot to homebuilding giant Lennar, and not nearly enough to the city or the shipyard's neighbors
Before you succumb to nostalgia about a simpler, humbler baseball time, heed the lesson of Vacaville
A Hillsborough entrepreneur wants to sue the U.S. government for $65 million. George Clooney, call your agent.
Or, why we love Barry Bonds, even when he's a royal Jerk
The international soap opera that surrounds the crumbling San Francisco landmark that was center stage for the incomparable "King of Torts," Melvin Belli
How shortsighted neighborhood activism fuels the city's housing crisis, and pushes the best of San Francisco deeper and deeper into the suburbs
How police bungled the exotic poison-for-profit case known as Foxglove
Located just blocks from downtown, the San Francisco Recreational Vehicle Park is home to tales of wonder and redemption. It will close in the fall.
The San Francisco Office of Emergency Services unveils its new post-apocalypse playbook
Saving the habitat of an inch-long violet butterfly, the endangered Mission Blue, is the starting point of a many-sided battle for dominance of San Bruno
For 25 years, Harvey Ross has rooted out the waste and lies of politicians and bureaucrats. But some say he's too lost in the line items to see the big picture