chlorine on the brainTo the non-athlete, even a five-mile run or swim seems crazy. But here is a guy who can make even ultra marathoners look sane. Jamie Patrick, a die-hard swimmer and owner of Patrick & Co. in San Francisco, is planning to swim 240 miles nonstop across the Sacramento River ... More >>
Let's go Oakland! For the first time in the history of time -- that we can recall -- Oakland has kicked the green-flecked ass of Berkeley in being first East-Bay city to adopt an environmentally friendly policy. Or so claims a consultant hired to put on a June 27 Oak-town edition of Sunday Street ... More >>
Bay Area natives B and Not B have been playing together for a little over a year, pairing witty lyrics with 60's-inspired pop hooks to keep your head bopping from beginning to end. Wrapping up a five city tour of the Northwest, the band recently recorded a full-length, self-titled LP slated for a ... More >>
Attorney Tom Frankovich and his disabled clients sue small businesses to make them accessible - and make millions
The death of a prominent businessman is just one more murder that goes unsolved
The Great Raid's compelling story never comes to life
"We're going to the winner's circle or the hospital," declares one entrant
The Executioner's Last Songs Vol. 2 & 3
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs ride a tsunami of garage-punk hype into town
The wonderful world of sport, packaged to appeal to a city of blasé cafe intellectuals
The Clinton administration has praised the Anti-Defamation League for helping shield kids from Internet hate. But should a group that spied on thousands of Californians be allowed to police the Web?
How a Bay Area sect with an occult tinge went national, transformed itself into an odd brotherhood -- and now is gaining acceptance from the ultratraditional Orthodox Church
Union Pacific's tenacious fight to gut safety laws passed when a derailment sterilized 40 miles of the upper Sacramento River
For every direct action against an abortion clinic staged by Operation Rescue, expect an equal and opposite reaction by the Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights.