With its gated door and window, South Pacific Island Restaurant looks like it's closed, even when it's open. The area's only Samoan eatery is across the street and down the block from the Cow Palace, pretty much on the border between San Francisco and Daly City. Open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the cash ... More >>
Given the now-cliched form of e-mail fraud known as "The Nigerian Prince" -- someone claiming to be African royalty sends you a message out of the blue offering to entrust you with a fortune in exchange for some personal information, such as your bank account number -- it seems odd that a Nigeria ... More >>
Hayley Young It begins with an intimate twinkle of piano and rises, fueled by orchestral strings, accordion and the occasional guitar-driven climax, to a sweeping perspective on big themes of movement and change. You could call Seattle septet Hey Marseilles' debut LP, To Travels and Trunks, grand ... More >>
In order to re-inforce our point that this year's SPJ honorees heark from a different era, here's a Spencer Tracy referenceLast week, the Society of Professional Journalists -- whose membership is growing ever more, shall we say, selective every day now -- honored three men as "fellows," the highest ... More >>
Yikes.That was the collective reaction in the newsroom here at SF Weekly when we heard that David Weir, one of the deans of Bay Area journalism, had been laid off from the Web site Predictify. Weir's news-business credentials are sterling: His past gigs include investigative reporter at Rolling St ... More >>
He adored beatniks, trolled the streets of North Beach in a beret, and was once Timothy Leary's gatekeeper, and now he packs a gun.
You've got thirsty houseguests, we've got answers: Skip the Tonga Room.
Another example of how public standards for musicals are in the toilet
A '60s British TV series gets an extreme makeover
The Nuclear Witnesses
Bay Area filmmakers respond to a call for short works about the events of Sept. 11
A Beautiful Day to Be Irradiated; We Have Plenty of Lines Open; Annals of Blowback; Press Release of the Week
TheaterWorks plumbs a simple story and comes up with complications
How nuclear researchers handled -- and grossly mishandled -- the Cold War's most dangerous radioactive substances at a top-secret lab inside the Hunters Point Shipyard. The same shipyard the city wants to remake as San Francisco's newest neighborhood.