There are several joys to being heavily tattooed. First: you look like a badass. Second: people can stitch together your entire life story by merely looking at your skin. And third: if you have too many tattoos to count, then chances are nobody is going to notice the terrible spur-of-the-moment mist ... More >>
Families of the Asiana crash victims filed a whole flurry of lawsuits against airplane manufacturer Boeing this week, including a class action in Chicago, where Boeing's corporate headquarters are located, and three in San Francisco district court. Burlingame attorney Frank Pitre, who represents the ... More >>
A San Francisco entrepreneur, turned white-collar criminal has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison after he lied to Bay Area investors, telling them that Microsoft would be acquiring his company, Ecast Inc. A federal Grand Jury indicted Mouli Cohen, aka Samuel Cohen, last August, charg ... More >>
Later this month, an amplifier used by George Harrison when he was recording Revolver and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with the rest of The Beatles is going under the hammer in London. And it's expected to sell for somewhere between $80,000 and $110,000. We wouldn't be that surprised i ... More >>
We here at The Snitch have followed the long-running murmurs about a future state constitutional convention with interest. After all, in a state as saturated with moneyed interests and crippled by partisan hackery as California, just what rough beast might be born from a thorough redesign of our met ... More >>
The origins of the increasingly popular Biodynamic wine are steeped in the occult and bad science.
Can a burial business still be eco-friendly if its new biodegradable caskets are brought in on cargo ships from China?
Week of 7-25-2007
What happens when an artsy film guy who has gone way into debt hooks up with a school that doesn't know how to run a nonprofit theater? We hope it has a happy ending.
Fight the Power
As war drew near, consumption of junk food at the Snaxpo convention soared
Our hero finds an interesting way to track the sources of his junk mail
For 40 years, Craig Breedlove has sacrificed everything in pursuit of speed. Now all he needs is $1.5 million to build a car that will do 800 mph. Is that too much to ask?
The international soap opera that surrounds the crumbling San Francisco landmark that was center stage for the incomparable "King of Torts," Melvin Belli
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.
In 1995, Golden ADA Inc., a San Francisco diamond-importing firm, collapsed, unveiling an international trail of theft and betrayal that embarrassed San Francisco luminaries involved with the company. Now, newly unsealed court files show that high-level m
Jerry Brown decamps his Pacific Heights firehouse for the East Bay