"Nothing here was thought out at all," says Paul Canales, sweeping his arm across the massive, airy space of Duende. It's hard to believe. Duende in the mid-afternoon is beautiful--washed in daylight, the walls a raucous mash of beautiful and hectic Basquiat-esque canvases by Raymond Saunders (a fri ... More >>
San Francisco's Hyatt Hotels and the labor unions are once again bickering about best practices. Back in July, if you'll remember, hotel workers picketed outside the Grand Hyatt Union Square, protesting difficult working conditions and calling for a boycott of the chain. This time, the dispute is ... More >>
Wilfredo Reyes stepped into a San Francisco courtroom today to face charges that he played a role in killing Tony Bologna and two of his sons in June 2008. He waived his arraignment, which means he does not have to appear at that hearing tomorrow. Reyes fled town soon after the drive-by shooting. ... More >>
Update (4:55 p.m.): The District Attorney announced this afternoon that Wilfredo Reyes will be charged with three counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, one count of aiding and abetting in the discharge of a firearm, and one count of participating in a street gang. One count of conspiracy ... More >>
Tennis at Bottom of the Hill on Saturday night. Tennis Miniature Tigers Devon Williams Dec. 10, 2011 Bottom of the Hill Better than: Watching a documentary on '60s music. "This is a new one, it's called 'Origins.'" Alaina Moore uttered this after the halfway point of Tennis' 14-song set a ... More >>
There are few places Michael Welch can go and feel welcome; there are even fewer places where he can go and survive. The South Carolina native is a former Marine. He is also a 45-year-old gay man with AIDS who uses medical marijuana to alleviate the side effects of his antiretrovirals. This puts ... More >>
Jared LoughnerThere's been a lot of ink devoted to analyzing Jared Loughner's motivations in the shooting rampage that left U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) seriously wounded and six others, including a 9-year-old girl, dead. Much of the press attention has focused on the question of whether ... More >>
For Just $13 Per Hour, Nancy Pelosi's Daughter Will Teach You How To Lead The PublicNancy Pelosi may no longer count herself the leader of Old Democrats -- thanks to an election that ceded the House to Republicans. But her family today captured leadership of the Young Democrats.The House minorit ... More >>
SFoodie's series asking some of our favorite San Francisco food people about the dish they just can't celebrate Thanksgiving without.Knowing that Roger Feely, aka Soul Cocina, has traveled and worked all over, SFoodie suspected that, when we interviewed him about his essential Thanksgiving dish, i ... More >>
Snoop's a fan of USC -- and the Supreme Court, it would seemA 13-year-legal battle over a pair of letters from the alphabet ended today when the Supreme Court declined to hear a case between USC and USC determining which school owns the right to market paraphernalia emblazoned with the "SC" logo. ... More >>
"You're so beautiful, it hurts to look at you." Madrone Art Bar celebrates those impetuous days of the '90s with "I ♥ the '90s" night.Finals are over (if you're the schoolin' type), your office is starting to seem half-full (if you've got the 9-to-5 life), and the park is suddenly bursting with ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's reign of terror becomes Arizona policy, thanks to state Senator Russell Pearce and Governor Jan Brewer
In Doubt, Viola Davis once again proves that there are no small parts.
Even in a summer of discontent for San Francisco progressives, bad-boy supervisor Chris Daly remains unbowed
Sacha Baron Cohen's howlingly funny mockumentary goes looking for America
David Dondero and Adam Gnade hit the road
Our critics weigh in on local theater
The amazingly true tale of the Bay Area's greatest hip hop success story
A newly minted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame offers an occasion to look back on the career of Journey. That's right, Journey.
The government accuses Bechtel of mismanagement as a smoke screen to avoid paying for alternative means of destroying deadly gases
Week of Wednesday, October 6, 2004
UC professor Tyrone Hayes found that a highly profitable weed killer causes sexual abnormalities in frogs. Then he found out how nasty a biotech multinational can be.
Gradations of color provide a palette for hate and the subtext for an emotionally engaging drama of life in the '60s South
East Bay ballet
The unsettling link between a group of firms that sell financial planning services to elderly Californians and one of the most notorious con men in U.S. history
A veteran of the Apollo program continues a quixotic quest to send a small rocket of his own design 60 miles high and, in the process, save his soul. Maybe ours, too.
There's a solution for NASA's management problems and foolish focus on manned spaceflight: no NASA
WARNING: Gov. Davis' plan to use tobacco lawsuit money to fill a budget gap is dangerous to our financial health
On her first solo album, Paula Frazer weaves together an enchanting musical quilt
The fight over a proposed butterfly museum shows how nonprofits and neighborhood groups are driving this town buggy
John McCain's family
For its 40th year, the San Francisco International Film Festival boldly goes where it has gone before