Will face-recognition technology get an accused killer off the hook?
If you walked by Union Square this morning, you might have seen a line winding around the block before scratching your head and moving on. Had you been a tad more inquisitive, you'd have noticed that the queue streamed through Macy's front door. You may even have noticed this sign:The giveaway comm ... More >>
As Sunday news reports described Mexican monopolist Carlos Slim Helu's bid to become the largest shareholder of The New York Times, readers and staffers were no doubt wondering precisely what kind of scoundrel he is.Everyone knows Slim controls Telmex, the politically connected monopoly that has dri ... More >>
Once grand, The Women is now just another chick flick.
Bags of jewels stolen. Two brothers in custody. The store owner implicated. Who done it?
Steve Martin's May-December romance turns unseasonably cold
Neiman Marcus' refurbished Rotunda prices its fancy fare like the Manolos downstairs
A brash Iranian-American wins $1.4 million at poker -- and knows his lucky streak has just started
Can Dog Bites achieve a creative breakthrough under the tutelage of a Sylvia Plath-lookin' chick?
The Chronicle should stop the dubious "news stories" and openly rail against a sales tax hike that hurts its major advertisers -- and slaughters the poor
Arts, Crafts, Events, and Performances for the Holidays
"The First Lady of Televangelism" brings her odd, endearing act to the stage and owns the Castro Theater
On the year's busiest shopping day, sheep flock to Union Square, and aliens inhabit the oxygen bar
The Ken Garcia Golden Handshake Countdown!
An exclusive, existential interview with designer Bill Blass
Doris Ward, San Francisco's assessor, is tossing around commercial tax breaks as if they were fairy dust. It's costing the city at least $100 million a year.
What mattered and what splattered in pop, 1997