Think of it as a guidebook...In June, your humble narrator traveled from San Francisco to Los Angeles via public transportation. This journey, as explained in the ensuing cover story, was undertaken for the same reason George Mallory sought to climb Mount Everest: "Because it's there." Mallory's ... More >>
What's next?Los Padres Bank -- the Solvang lender hit by a Rincon Hill real estate scam created by alleged con man Kaushal Niroula -- has been taken over and sold by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., according to a Friday press release.The FDIC estimated the cost to the deposit insurance fund ... More >>
David D./YelpSubway franchise on Main at Howard in SOMA.Our favorite morsels from the Web. Thanks to SFoodie's blog sib Noah Galuten of LA Weekly's Squid Ink for directing our browser to USA TODAY, which today records a backlash against efforts by a craggy, scenic town in Utah to keep chain ... More >>
The Goleta City Council has unanimously passed a "temporary" ban on medical marijuana dispensaries -- while still claiming the city is "voicing support" for medical marijuana patients.The Santa Barbara Independent reports that the council voted 5-0 in support of an ordinance banning dispensaries wit ... More >>
Is this what you get when a rapacious American capitalist takes U.S. bike racing for a spin?
Under the San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners, community gardeners get down and dirty