Internet forums were buzzing this weekend with sad news about the very visible Giants fan Craig Appel, best known as Rally Pumpkin, who died in an apparent suicide over the weekend. Police in North Hollywood say that Appel, who was also known as "Jingles" to Giants broadcasters, players, and coaches ... More >>
Think of it as a guidebook...In June, your humble narrator traveled from San Francisco to Los Angeles via public transportation. This journey, as explained in the ensuing cover story, was undertaken for the same reason George Mallory sought to climb Mount Everest: "Because it's there." Mallory's ... More >>
View "In Transit:" How to Get from S.F. to L.A. in a larger map
Huh. We just realized we're crazy.
How so? The Google map above traces the public transit odyssey your humble narrator undertook between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Fifteen transfers, seven local transit agencies -- ah, sorry, we' ... More >>
No Age is guitarist Randy Randall (left) and drummer Dean Allen SpuntOne pleasure of interviewing touring bands over the phone is getting to talk to them from random places. When we spoke to No Age's Randy Randall, he was standing outside a Flying J truck stop somewhere between Boise and Salt Lak ... More >>