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  • Culture

    October 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Sahil Cooner, S.F. Man, Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Peninsula

    South Bay authorities have identified the man who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Friday as 28-year-old Sahil Cooner of San Francisco. News reports say Cooner was riding west on Woodside Road in San Mateo County at about 1:30 p.m. when he reportedly hit a vehicle that was pulling out of the M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    "Boobs & Booze" Event to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Walk

    One of San Francisco's largest women-owned businesses is sponsoring a fundraiser tonight to benefit local breast cancer research.That's right, the "Avon Walk for Breast Cancer" is right around the corner. And businesses like the Sage Group are gearing up to participate in the 39-mile trek next month ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Steve Jobs Has Died

    ​Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs has died. Media outlets are reporting that Apple announced the 56-year-old tech guru died peacefully today surrounded by his family. Jobs died a day after Apple released  the iPhone 4s and nearly two months after he resigned as CEO of the company.Apple's Board of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Izak Jesus Garcia-Lopez, Infant Shot to Death: Photo Released

    Izack​Yesterday SF Weekly told readers the sad news of baby Izak Jesus Garcia-Lopez, who was shot in the head in a case of mistaken identity. His mother, 22-year-old Ivonne Garcia Lopez, was shot in the leg as she tried to shield her sons from two gunmen. Lopez spoke to reporters yesterday, explai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Izak Jesus Garcia-Lopez, Baby Shot to Death, Update: Police Arrest Teenager

    One arrested ​UPDATE: Police arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of shooting and killing a infant Sunday morning. They say the teenager was seeking revenge for being the target of a beating in May. However, police claim the shooting was a case of mistaken identity. According to media outlets, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Apple Board Pressured to Say Who Will Replace Steve Jobs

    Who could replace him?​Last week, photos of a pale and gaunt-looking Steve Jobs circulated the Internet; Apple stocks dropped and investors panicked about the state Jobs' health. With that in play, investor groups are pressuring the Apple board to tell us who will replace him. The Apple CEO has be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Photos of Steve Jobs Looking 'Gaunt'; Apple Stocks Drop

    How sick is he?​Apple's Steve Jobs reportedly left the Stanford Cancer Center in Palo Alto yesterday, which has reporters asking how sick is he?Photos that the National Enquirer published took of the frail and gaunt looking Jobs as he left the medical center are spreading across the web. All of th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2007

    A Twisted Tale

    A well-known erotic performer is now an international fugitive. A look into who’s getting caught up in the identity theft crackdown.

  • News

    April 28, 2004

    Beaming in on The Cure

    A new type of radiation therapy, developed by a Bay Area company, shows astonishing promise in fighting cancer

  • Film

    April 23, 2003

    Do the Right Thing

    Everything we know we've learned from documentaries

  • News

    October 31, 2001

    Cell Therapy

    Bay Area researchers are using a particular cancer to produce neuronlike cells that, when injected into the brain, seem to reverse the effects of stroke. Is the treatment a historic medical breakthrough, or a reckless ploy to attract investors?

  • News

    August 11, 1999

    Inside the Big Floop

    Threatening Mount Zion means curtains for the clowns who have mismanaged the UCSF-Stanford hospital merger

  • News

    November 26, 1997


    Dr. Howard Thornton bragged that his state-of-the-art computer system let him take on 1,000 patients a month, scattered across Northern California. But do his patients get anything like quality medical help?

  • News

    October 15, 1997

    Vital Vidal

    A serious talk with Sassoon on his official day in S.F.

  • News

    September 10, 1997

    Giving Away the Hospital

    University of California regents are set to vote next week on finalizing a merger of the UCSF Medical Center with Stanford University's health service. Supporters claim the merger -- a transfer of $380 million in public assets to the private sector -- is

  • News

    January 29, 1997

    Pinstriped Medicine

    How the UCSF-Stanford hospital merger foreshadows the new -- and sometimes frightening -- world of health care

  • News

    December 4, 1996

    Chick's in the Male

    Under a proposal receiving serious consideration by the city, health insurers may be required to cover the cost of municipal workers' sex changes

  • News

    May 1, 1996

    In Sickness and in Wealth

    It's merge or be merged out for teaching hospitals like Stanford's and UCSF's

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