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  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Roach Gigz's Five Essential San Francisco Spots: Music, Crab, and Baseball

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    The San Francisco Giants Tortured Quiz

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Good News All Around: Cal To Play at AT&T Park in 2011; Tightwad Hill Going Nowhere

    Vance CardellCal topped Miami, 24-17, in the 2008 Emerald Bowl at AT&T Park​Like 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 >>

  • News

    October 29, 2008

    Senior Memories

    Some of the Class of 2000's stranger moments. (A lot of them involve Chris Daly.)

  • News

    February 7, 2007

    Pay to Play

    The son of a world—renowned chef says he wanted to reform the phone industry. The feds say he wanted to get rich quick.

  • News

    June 7, 2006

    Most Valuable Teammate

    What team more than the Giants needs a morale booster and respectful team player? They got one in Mark Sweeney.

  • Listen Up

    March 15, 2006

    My Name Is Earl

    E-40 blows up, and takes the rest of the Bay Area with him

  • News

    October 13, 2004

    Fiber-Optic Illusion

    Why Tom Ammiano's plans to create a city-owned broadband network are a boondoggle-in-the-making

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2003

    Fool's Golf

    Your own private Caddyshack

  • Dining

    September 3, 2003

    Meat Heaven

    Diving into the divine parrillada at Villa del Sol

  • Dining

    July 2, 2003

    Double Play

    Dinner at Acme Chophouse followed by a swell game in the world's most beautiful baseball stadium -- score!

  • News

    July 2, 2003

    Outfield

    From the dugout, you could see small tents rising like goose bumps from the grass

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003

    Best Pork Chop

    Acme Chophouse

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003
  • News

    April 16, 2003

    A Duty to Hack

    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.

  • Dining

    January 1, 2003

    Half-Baked

    Unexpectedly underwhelmed at Roxanne's

  • News

    November 6, 2002

    Life Is Change

    Even a headstrong columnist can meet his match -- and have to move on

  • Dining

    September 25, 2002

    The Sporting Life

    Where to watch baseball and football on 16, 17, or 18 TVs

  • News

    July 3, 2002

    Unbusy Signal

    How long does it take Pac Bell to install a phone? Let us count the days.

  • News

    December 19, 2001

    The Spybots Among Us

    How the NSA tracks terrorists in the United States through the Internet

  • News

    November 28, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Battle Royal; Something to Crow About; Big Bad Bell

  • News

    November 21, 2001

    Letters to the Editor for the week of 11/21/2001

    Taking a Hammer to Pac Bell; A Feather in Our Cap; Painting a Different Picture; Bad-Mouthing Bush

  • News

    November 7, 2001

    Call to Patriotism

    If fighting terrorism requires a stimulated economy, no move could be more welcome than the dismantling of Pac Bell

  • News

    January 24, 2001

    Inner Demons

    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.

  • Dining

    January 17, 2001
  • News

    April 5, 2000
  • News

    February 23, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Muni's source for customer service expertise: Nordstrom

  • News

    February 9, 2000

    Dog Bites

    Can't Find My Way Home, Nancy Drew in The Case of the Screaming Stadium!, Last Week for Golden Handshake Reader Poll!

  • News

    December 8, 1999

    Manifest Destiny

    The Fire Department finds the easiest way to park in SOMA -- a land grab

  • News

    December 1, 1999

    Rage Against the Machine

    Tom Ammiano's mayoral bid: inside the campaign that has become a cause

  • Calendar

    January 13, 1999
  • Calendar

    September 16, 1998
  • News

    February 18, 1998

    Net Loss

    How LatinoNet -- the poster child for Washington's attempt to empower the poor with technology -- wasted money and networked almost no one

  • News

    January 14, 1998

    The Illusion of Roe V. Wade

    While feminists loudly celebrate the 25th anniversary of legalized abortion, quiet changes in the medical landscape make the procedure less and less available

  • News

    October 1, 1997

    Foul Ball

    The Giants' new stadium site is almost certainly seeping a stew of toxic chemicals into the bay. Why doesn't the government care?

  • Calendar

    January 22, 1997
  • Music

    January 8, 1997
  • News

    January 1, 1997

    La Nueva Fuerza

    With attacks on immigration and affirmative action, the GOP has fueled a new Latino political apparatus. But can the Democrats master the machinery?

  • Calendar

    October 16, 1996
  • Calendar

    September 25, 1996
  • News

    September 25, 1996

    Logic Boards, Not Blackboards

    The schools' low-wire act leaves students dangling

  • News

    August 7, 1996
  • News

    March 20, 1996

    Masters of Disaster

    The San Francisco Office of Emergency Services unveils its new post-apocalypse playbook

  • Calendar

    January 10, 1996
  • News

    November 8, 1995
  • News

    August 23, 1995
  • Calendar

    July 26, 1995
  • News

    April 19, 1995
  • News

    April 12, 1995

    Communication Breakdown

    Pacific Bell's Message Center is flawed by design

  • News

    March 22, 1995

    The Jerk-Off Boys

    Crank callers beseige crisis lines, and little can be done to stop -- or help -- them

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