Justin PageRon 'Mad Stork' DellumsIn less than three hours time, a stingy baker's dozen of American mayors -- that'd be 11 -- begin an odyssey toward what could be the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat ... to an unnamed office worker. Yes, it's the Yahoo Fantasy Football Mayoral showdown w ... More >>
Joe EskenaziUFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue smiles while California Redwoods owner Paul Pelosi shows off what is either a large Jolly Rancher candy or his team's road uniformA superstitious person would have picked up bad, teal and lime green vibes at the just-concluded AT&T Park press confe ... More >>
The old neighborhood has really gone to hell...One of the most sobering things about being a reporter is to read the police department's wrap-up of the prior day's assaults each morning. Do it enough and you start to believe it's darn near a miracle you got home without getting stabbe ... More >>
Bill Maher makes an adolescent case against religion.
Tear your knee, wrench your back, pirouette, and bow: dancing at the San Francisco Ballet.
A new look at an old Shakespeare draws a clever link between urban and rural
Diplo's debut delivers on the promise of his Hollertronix DJ skills
A man of few words, dance-music hero Sasha talks with his turntables
The weird coincidences between last week's terrorist attacks and David Hagberg's novels have been keeping the author up at night
Overpriced Sports Star Joins Local Team; Light Reading; A Match Made in Heaven; A Suggestion for Rearranging the Deck Chairs at Salon.com
In the middle of another catastrophic season, the Golden State Warriors refuse to face the probability that they're as bad as they seem
Major oil companies are gobbling up independent gas station operators, all in the name of greed
The international soap opera that surrounds the crumbling San Francisco landmark that was center stage for the incomparable "King of Torts," Melvin Belli
The Rova Saxophone Quartet once again honors the freewheeling spirit of Bay Area jazz improvisers
Why are 74 old-timers -- players who helped create the multibillion-dollar business called Major League Baseball -- still without pensions?
David Burgin is legendary as a rough-and-tumble newspaper editor. But the legend is full of astonishing contradictions, and its last chapter may include the outcome of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by one of his proteges at the Oakland Tribune.