SFoodie's countdown of our favorite 50 things to eat and drink, 2012 edition "Arrange lettuce leaves around the inside of a salad bowl, with a few sliced leaves on the bottom," writes Victor Hirtzler, chef of the St. Francis Hotel, in his 1910 recipe for Crab Louis. "Put crab meat on top of the ... More >>
Sipple in actionToday is Oliver W. Sipple Day in San Francisco, which honors the man who in 1975 lunged to grab the arm of Sarah Jane Moore when he saw her aiming a 38-caliber pistol at Gerald Ford outside the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.No, S.F. is not gaga over the half-term president. I ... More >>
President Warren Harding left his heart in San Francisco -- and everything elsePresident Barack Obama's agenda in San Francisco today: Get in, raise money for Sen. Barbara Boxer, safeguard the Senate's Democratic majority, and get out. But just because Muni will stop for him doesn't necessarily m ... More >>
They once called him a savior who helped people in need. Today, Edwin Parada is accused of taking money from Latinos unfamiliar with real estate laws.
How an eccentric architect with a penchant for pre-Columbian relics rocked the antiquities world and became the de Young Museum's most mysterious donor
A week of Murray mania
Why S.F.'s police watchdog agency has never been effective - and why Prop. H won't change that
Putting the lessons of Dashiell Hammett's San Francisco life and art to practical use
Clay and Grant
At least one San Francisco lawyer had a sense of humor
Playboy magazine throws a sexual revolution party, and nobody comes
Carmel Sanger's death -- a walk-in shooting at a SOMA hair salon called the Pink Tarantula -- was professionally brutal. Her life was a wondrous combination of the drag queens and musicians and druggies and gays and bikers and lesbians and tattooists and
Can taste-maker Stanlee Gatti put his stamp on the Art Commission?
A guide toSan Francisco political corruption -past, present, and future