Roach Gigz releases his debut studio album today. Titled Bugged Out, the rapper is banking on the project to build on the buzz his mixtapes have cultivated and jolt his career up another notch. So with Gigz being at the forefront of San Francisco's fresh new generation of rap talent, we got him to r ... More >>
Tim Lincecum is ready for the postseason. Are you? Yesterday, the San Francisco Chronicle ran an enjoyable quiz meant to separate the bandwagoners from the fans who cannot unsee what they have seen. We had fun. But we thought we'd come up with our own "Are You a Gamer?" quiz. To wit: 1. Which of ... More >>
Vance CardellCal topped Miami, 24-17, in the 2008 Emerald Bowl at AT&T ParkLike many folks with a media e-mail account, your humble narrator received the word Monday that Cal will be playing its home football games at AT&T Park in 2011 -- or whatever Pacific Bell/SBC/AT&T Park is call ... More >>
Some of the Class of 2000's stranger moments. (A lot of them involve Chris Daly.)
The son of a world—renowned chef says he wanted to reform the phone industry. The feds say he wanted to get rich quick.
What team more than the Giants needs a morale booster and respectful team player? They got one in Mark Sweeney.
E-40 blows up, and takes the rest of the Bay Area with him
Why Tom Ammiano's plans to create a city-owned broadband network are a boondoggle-in-the-making
Your own private Caddyshack
Diving into the divine parrillada at Villa del Sol
Dinner at Acme Chophouse followed by a swell game in the world's most beautiful baseball stadium -- score!
From the dugout, you could see small tents rising like goose bumps from the grass
Adrian Lamo, the 22-year-old "homeless hacker" famous for raiding New York Times computers, pursues his vision of public service by cracking another major corporate network. It's a crime, of course. It's also what he was born to do.
Unexpectedly underwhelmed at Roxanne's
Even a headstrong columnist can meet his match -- and have to move on
Where to watch baseball and football on 16, 17, or 18 TVs
How long does it take Pac Bell to install a phone? Let us count the days.
How the NSA tracks terrorists in the United States through the Internet
Battle Royal; Something to Crow About; Big Bad Bell
Taking a Hammer to Pac Bell; A Feather in Our Cap; Painting a Different Picture; Bad-Mouthing Bush
If fighting terrorism requires a stimulated economy, no move could be more welcome than the dismantling of Pac Bell
They're S.F.'s new pro football team. They've got second-rate players, an untested product, and a concept with a history of failure. But that's OK -- they have a great marketing plan.
Muni's source for customer service expertise: Nordstrom
Can't Find My Way Home, Nancy Drew in The Case of the Screaming Stadium!, Last Week for Golden Handshake Reader Poll!
The Fire Department finds the easiest way to park in SOMA -- a land grab
Tom Ammiano's mayoral bid: inside the campaign that has become a cause
How LatinoNet -- the poster child for Washington's attempt to empower the poor with technology -- wasted money and networked almost no one
While feminists loudly celebrate the 25th anniversary of legalized abortion, quiet changes in the medical landscape make the procedure less and less available
The Giants' new stadium site is almost certainly seeping a stew of toxic chemicals into the bay. Why doesn't the government care?
With attacks on immigration and affirmative action, the GOP has fueled a new Latino political apparatus. But can the Democrats master the machinery?
The schools' low-wire act leaves students dangling
The San Francisco Office of Emergency Services unveils its new post-apocalypse playbook
Pacific Bell's Message Center is flawed by design
Crank callers beseige crisis lines, and little can be done to stop -- or help -- them