Asking for the check is so 20th century. OpenTable's latest iOs app update lets diners settle their check on their iPhones. That's right: If you've made your restaurant reservation through the app, you no longer have to wait to flag down your server at the end of your meal, give them a credit card, ... More >>
(Update 12:40 p.m.): San Francisco Police identified the man who police shot and killed last night as 41-year-old Dennis Hughes. At a press conference today, Police Chief Greg Suhr told reporters that Hughes was wanted on suspicion of beating his mother to death after she kicked him out of her house ... More >>
Cold World at 924 Gilman on Saturday. Ceremony Cold World, Old Firm Casuals, The Nubs, No Sir Saturday, March 11, 2012 924 Gilman St. [Editor's note: Writer Sam Lefebvre's camera was destroyed while covering this show. So instead of pictures, this post includes some video from Saturday's performance ... More >>
Ceremony, an fearsomely powerful Rohnert Park hardcore band, is the newest signing to vaunted indie label Matador Records; its new album, the blistering Zoo, hit the streets today. To celebrate the release, the band is playing a free in-store at Amoeba tonight at 6 p.m. It's also headlining 924 Gil ... More >>
Trying to sneak into the carpool lane with a canine "passenger" might not seem like a good idea when you're sober. After a few beers, it's an even worse idea, but no longer necessarily looks that way.Exhibit A: The man who was busted by police during rush hour yesterday afternoon for driving his ... More >>
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A course that explains how to celebrate and dispose of a dead loved one at home seems creepy. And then interesting. And then as natural as death itself.
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