There's been much talk lately about where guns come from. Gun shows. Straw purchases at gun shops. Black market dealers. Online auctions. Father's nightstand. Nevada. Add "residential garage" to the list. An East Bay man, federal prosecutors claim, built six homemade fully automatic machine guns ... More >>
Michelle Fontinos sounds desperate on the phone. She's been fighting for restraining orders and custody for her children for years now. And she feels the San Mateo County court system continues to fail her.Her ex-husband, John Marcus Fontinos, was a former Newark firefighter for 17 years. He's also ... More >>
If you're like us, you spend an hour or so on your bike every day, from home to work and then back, then maybe to the supermarket, and occasionally over to a friend's house or up to Corona Heights to watch the sunset. Wouldn't it be neat to keep track of your rides so you know how far you've gone ... More >>
Contestants waiting to try out for American Idol in San Franicsco earlier this weekMore than 8,000 singers flocked to AT&T Park yesterday with enough ambition and dedication to wait up to nine hours in order to give a 30-second audition for American Idol. To manage their excitement, contestan ... More >>
vidiot/FlickrDeragon is cofounder of the New York bar PDT.New York mixologist John Deragon from East Village speakeasy PDT is in the 415, guest bartending tonight at Beretta (1199 Valencia at 23rd St.). PDT, of course, popularized bacon-infused bourbon (an ingredient in its maple syrup-sweete ... More >>
Rick LaubscherThis ex-Newark streetcar and 15 others could be back on the streets of San Francisco -- for $18.7 millionEveryone loves the F-Line trolleys -- for one-third the price of a cable car you can meet just as many Danish tourists and additionally travel somewhere you'd want to go. It's a ... More >>
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