Update, 4:40 p.m.: The Oldsmobile potentially totaled when tons of rocks tumbled down the side of Telegraph Hill at 8:40 this morning has been pulled free -- and it's seen better days. SF Weekly systems administrator and scratch photographer Paul Dahlke was on the scene:
Yet another reason we aren't the gayest city in the nationPolice are looking for three men who jumped a 20-year-old San Francisco man early this morning in what officers are calling a clear hate crime. According to Officer Albie Esparza, the victim was walking along Font and Tapia near San Franci ... More >>
As I get older, nostalgia has become an adversary I frequently want to bind with rope, coat in honey, and leave to the insects. "Guess what / nostalgia sucks," goes that NOFX song. Blunt, yet astute. Of course, that couplet is followed by, "But I miss the days of Reagan punk," a clear acknowl ... More >>
Marshall GoldbergFederal authorities say Marshall McMains Goldberg, the California man charged with kidnapping his eldery mother from her Ashland, Oregon home, could be hiding out in the San Francisco Bay Area. In May, a Grand Jury indicted Goldberg, 55, on charges that he kidnapped his 85-year-o ... More >>
If you were standing at the corner of Hyde and Golden Gate at 5:04 a.m. on July 28 -- and there must be some of you -- then the San Francisco Police are begging for your help. At around that time, a relatively new, silver four-door vehicle believed to possibly be an Oldsmobile barreled through th ... More >>
The etiquette of 21st-century dating is ever-evolving. And, to those who remember the days when safe sex meant remembering to set the parking brake on your Oldsmobile, the notion of an automated, impersonal e-card informing whomever you banged last night that you exposed him or her to syphilis/crabs ... More >>
Everyone thought the drunken fighting was just boys being boys. Until Robert Ramirez was shot 14 times in the face and Philip Sands -- one of his closest west-side friends -- was charged with murdering him.
Getting carried away at the 20th anniversary of the Art Deco Society of California
Once, she partied with the Rolling Stones. Now, shunned by family and sued by friends, aging eccentric Arden Van Upp has retreated to her mansion.