Christopher Maffei, 43, appeared in court today, but did not enter a plea to felony charges of kidnapping his two young children and stealing a yacht. Maffei -- who has been charged with eight felony counts of kidnapping, burglary, and child endangerment -- claimed that he snatched his children to p ... More >>
Living on the edge -- of the San Andreas Faultâ€‹The afternoon of Oct. 17, 1989, is marked for me by one of those brief and intense visual recollections that tend to define childhood memories: A pair of goldfish hovering in the air above their bowl.I was nine years old when the Quake of '89 hit. I g ... More >>
As descendants of San Francisco’s aboriginal people, the Muwekma Ohlone Indian tribe seldom gets much respect. But that could be about to change.
How an eccentric architect with a penchant for pre-Columbian relics rocked the antiquities world and became the de Young Museum's most mysterious donor