Some love to hate himâ€‹The stylistic differences between former Mayor Gavin Newsom and the current Mayor Ed Lee are too many to list here. Yet the one distinct deviation certainly worth noting is their relationship with 49ers president Jed York.Lee reportedly met with the 49ers president yesterday ... More >>
The city's politicos made the enviros happy by banning plastic bags, but left us with more pollution and cost
As descendants of San Francisco’s aboriginal people, the Muwekma Ohlone Indian tribe seldom gets much respect. But that could be about to change.
The New College founder is promoted as a visionary. The college should openly admit the Jesuit priest was a pedophile.
Only one other player was chosen lower in the draft than Vickiel Vaughn. But the 49ers rookie still believes he can reach his NFL dream.
Numbers guy and Stanford MBA Paraag Marathe has become a scapegoat for the 49ers' failure, but he's really the future of the NFL
Our critics weigh in on local exhibits
Outside a Planned Parenthood clinic with Unborn Jesus and the Grim Reaper
The California service employees' union and the nursing home industry join forces to increase corporate profit, grow union membership, and sell out abused nursing home patients
A brash Iranian-American wins $1.4 million at poker -- and knows his lucky streak has just started
Taylor's lawyer was suspended from practicing during the robbery trial.
Philo Northrup and his wacky automotive tribe take a road trip to places in California you can't even imagine
Under coach George Rush, City College regularly wins national football titles. But is community college really the place for big-time sports?
Why San Francisco and its outside accountants are a little too close for comfort -- and how it could threaten the city's financial integrity
A Peace Corps volunteer describes his sudden evacuation from Uzbekistan as U.S. troops arrived for an assault on Afghanistan
An exotic adventure into the mysterious world of sound!
A con man squeezed $26 million out of 140 victims. Then a U.S. bankruptcy trustee squeezed them again.
From Russia With Sleaze
Scrounging for cash in the strangest places, the creators of the karate-themed Adventures With Kanga Roddy children's TV series infuriate investors
The so-called gene chip could revolutionize the way we treat cancer patients. That is, if biotech firms don't keep it out of doctors' hands.
Once-secret documents reveal the tobacco industry's battle to gut anti-smoking education in California. Former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown and former Gov. Pete Wilson helped.
When can a repeat felon manipulate the police and fire departments to crush a law-abiding bar and restaurant? When the felon's a San Francisco pol, and the bar's on Mission Street.
Police find a way to make money by busting massage parlors
The medical-marijuana movement is riled by the generosity of a pro-legislation PAC
How Bill Fazio went from unknown to contender
A guide toSan Francisco political corruption -past, present, and future