The land of Steinbeck has more to it than fertile soil from which the nation's spinach and strawberries sprout: The country's biggest supply of shale oil lies below the central California turf.The Monterey Shale extends through most of central California and has as much as 15.4 million barrels of oi ... More >>
By now many San Franciscans have had the chance to enjoy the culinary charms of SFO's year-old Terminal Two, but I just have to gush for a second on the delightful Greek Chicken Salad I had last weekend from Napa Farms Market.
I didn't expect much from an airport salad, no matter how much I'd heard ... More >>
Yeah, pray you don't get a heart attack We've accepted that, while only an hour east of us, San Joaquin Valley does things differently -- much differently. And while San Francisco might be the laughing stock of the nation (hi, Supervisor Eric Mar),
at least we're sensible enough not to believe r ... More >>
Julia Manzerova/FlickrA local specialty is just about dead.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Dead fish: At the Ethicurean, Monterey Fish founder Paul Johnson ― a guy as responsible as anyone for feeding the Bay Area's loca-stainable restaurant ethos ― blogs an appropriately bitter lame ... More >>
Police call Bernard Temple the meanest hit man ever to roam the gang-infested streets of Bayview-Hunters Point. Temple calls himself a soul-jacker -- someone who kills to steal the spiritual power of his victims.