In support of the San Francisco 49ers hard-earned ascension to the Super Bowl XLVII, the San Francisco Zoo has invited media folks to watch its black rhino, Boone, snack on some Baltimore Ravens for breakfast later this week. And those are one of the many strange perks of being a reporter. Obviou ... More >>
The only thing we could possibly enjoy looking at more than a rhino eat the Baltimore Ravens for breakfast, is good art, although some might consider the rhino scene art. Lucky for us, we get to see both. Local photog David Cruz captures the "wow" in San Francisco with these very enchanting image ... More >>
Tomorrow is Mayor Ed Lee's 60th birthday. And, in lieu of a politician's traditional birthday celebration -- a cake, served discreetly in an envelope left beneath the table -- Lee's staff has come up with a novel concept. They have created a website listing 60 things you and I can do to help Lee hel ... More >>
Gracias, JerryWith Jerry Rice, San Francisco 49ers fans had it all. The best player with the best work ethic playing for the best team. It was, well, the best. Rice will be inducted into the pro football Hall of Fame tomorrow. But for your humble narrator, utter the words "Jerry Rice" and a very ... More >>
The 49ers and the A's are on the move. Is their flight to the 'burbs a seismic shift in the Bay Area sports scene?
Week of Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Numbers guy and Stanford MBA Paraag Marathe has become a scapegoat for the 49ers' failure, but he's really the future of the NFL
Must we love everything about S.F. -- even the Dungeness?
Dog Bites turns into a film critic to help us understand the Bayview police video scandal
A 49ers diversity training video included crude racial jokes, steamy strippers, and not-so-hot lesbians. So what's the problem? Take quiz, find out.
Are you a 49ers apologist? Or a football fan?
Deep inside, don't you really think Monster Park is a cooler name than Candlestick? Take the quiz and find out!
Custom cars are really hoppin'
This is, after all, San Francisco. How hard can it be?
Mayor Brown is pushing for quick approval of a Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment plan that gives a lot to homebuilding giant Lennar, and not nearly enough to the city or the shipyard's neighbors
An Exclusive Look at Secret Plans for Revolutionary Change in San Francisco Television News
All the city's most bombastic commercial landlord wants is a San Francisco-themed casino in Las Vegas ... or absolute misery for anyone who gets in his way
The chaotic, unsuccessful, and utterly charming first year of the San Francisco Tsunami of the Women's American Football League
Asia de Cuba
A cannabis club in the Fangxaminer building. This could explain a lot.
Sticks and Stones; or, A Rare Moment of Lucidity
The amazing transformation of Carmen Policy, defender of mobsters, babysitter to flashy kid moguls, and now savior of the Cleveland Browns
A serious talk with Sassoon on his official day in S.F.
Everyone loves the 49ers. But even love has its limits. Are taxpayers willing to subsidize millionaire owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.'s dreams of a new stadium when economists say it's a bad deal