Anthrax, Exodus, High On Fire, Municipal Waste, Holy Grail
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Regency Ballroom
Better than: Actually getting Anthrax (the bacterial disease).
You could smell the heshers all the way down to Van Ness and Geary. The air reeked of sweat and Pantene Pro-V. There be a metal sh ... More >>
Don't do the crime if you don't want to do the time.
A San Francisco man was sentenced Monday to 18 months in jail for taking part in a scheme that defrauded a Pasadena hospital out of millions of dollars. As if health care costs weren't high enough.
Alexander Svidler, 54, was in cahoots with two ... More >>
Notorious for long lines, brunching in the city can easily turn into a whole-day affair. From wait times and signature dishes to ambiance and drink selections, Braving Brunch is your go-to resource for navigating mid-morning meals.
The Spot: Cassava Bakery Cafe
The Neighborhood: Outer Richmond
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Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department officially labeled MS-13 a transnational criminal organization. No other American-born street gang has earned that distinction, which has previously been given to groups like the Yakuza in Japan and the Zetas in Mexico.The classification speaks to the gang's s ... 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 >>
Accused murderer of the Bologna family jumped into a more violent clique in Richmond, witness testifies. One attorney alleges Bologna murders could have been prevented had federal agents deported Ramos when they first knew about his crimes.Edwin Ramos wasn't indicted with the 24 alleged MS-13 gangst ... More >>
Producers of food TV don't just care if a guy can cook ― most stars of cooking shows these days have to be hot enough to make viewers' plasmas sweat. Behold, SFoodie's countdown of the eight sexiest male chefs currently taking up space on our DVRs, dudes with the power to sear our tenderloins with ... More >>
The lady and the bear have been waiting a long time...Following an all-night session of wheeling and dealing -- and a record 100-day impasse -- the state senate moments ago approved a budget for California. Details on the budget -- and the most recent impasse -- are forthcoming; it closes a $19 b ... More >>
Just feet from a gay pride flag flapping in the breeze, Owen Dias squats on the fire hydrant five days a week like Dorothy landed in Oz. In a city renowned for free love, the first topless club, and a mayor beloved despite his adulterous sex scandal, a man with a "No Unlawful Sex" sign is mostly ... More >>
Good RiverUrban idyll: HomeGrown chronicles a Pasadena family's life off the grid.Maybe Julie & Julia whetted your appetite for movies that feature food and cooking. Maybe Food, Inc. roused your anti-agribiz ire. Or maybe, like SFoodie, you've always been the kind of toothpick that sought out ... More >>
Leader of the pack: Madam President Tegan Hetzel-Dobbins On a recent Saturday night, we donned a leather jacket and boots and crashed the 105th anniversary party of the San Francisco Motorcycle Club (SFMC). We maneuvered between the dozens of hogs parked outside the 19th and
Folsom clubhouse in t ... More >>
Jon Leonoudakis prior to 'The Earthquake Game' in 1989Earlier this month, SF Weekly noticed a sports-centric exhibit commemorating the Giants-Dodgers rivalry being shown in enemy territory at the Burbank Public Library. We vowed to hit up the San Francisco Public and wheedle them into hosting thi ... More >>
Text by Joe EskenaziPhotographs by Vance CardellIf ever you needed proof that it's better to be lucky than good, look no further than Saturday's Emerald Bowl. Late in a contest tied at 17 -- a classic "How bad can we play and still win this game?" game for the home side -- California quarterba ... More >>
Last year, two Bay Area astronomers said they had discovered planets outside our solar system and became instant media celebrities. Now, Paul Butler and Geoff Marcy face prominent scientific challengers who contend some of the new planets are nothing but