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 >>
T PalmerName: Cherry Chocolate Chip CookiesBrand: Frog Hollow FarmOrigin: BrentwoodFound at: Frog Hollow Farm Market (One Ferry Plaza at the Embarcadero)Cost: $3.50Ingredients: Organic flour, organic butter, organic sugar, eggs, Scharffen Berger chocolate, organic walnuts, organic dried cherries, ... More >>
The last leg of a traveling exhibition on California's vanishing resources
Buck Owens displays the West Coast sound that brought the rock generation into the honky-tonk fold
Mel Hollen's Bar & Fine Dining
Greedy out-of-state profiteers make easy targets, but the real villains of California's energy debacle are the ones under the state capitol dome.
With an unorthodox take on classic rock, The Bone has become the Bay Area's newest radio sensation
A federal audit reveals the waste and mismanagement that ruined a once-promising minority aid program
The San Francisco rock scene is alive and well -- 90 miles from San Francisco
How Stanford University aced out UC Berkeley and acquired the million-dollar archives of San Francisco's most prolific author, William Saroyan -- without paying a dime
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.