What will the next generation look like?Apple officials fired off an e-mail on Monday to developers, inviting them to the next conference where they can get a sneak peek at the future of iOS and Mac OS X and --as some analysts speculate -- view plans for the iPhone 5. The e-mail was also th ... More >>
Jesse Vasquez photographyDead Western plays Kitsch Gallery's Evening with Friends this Friday Stuffed, satiated and sleepy: Now that the first of many major holidays meals is over, it's time to whip yourself back into shape with some active moshing or thunderous booty shaking. Here's our list of ... More >>
Gerry Shih, via TwitteriPhone, iPhone, iPhone, iPhone!A massive line full of people who almost certainly never heeded their parents' entreaties to get off the computer and go outside and play thronged SOMA today for the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The big draw today at Mosc ... More >>
bunrab.comThe 35th Winter Fancy Food Show descends on Moscone Center January 17-19 and will leave glad tidings behind in the form of a charitable donation. In an initiative launched in conjunction with Feed The Hungry at last year's edition of the trade conference, organizer NASFT once again aims ... More >>
It looks like the Church of Scientology will be out in force to protest the upcoming American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco next month. The Citizens Commission on Human Rights, Scientology's anti-psychiatry activist arm, will apparently ... More >>
The city's master plan for cleaner energy is fraught with risk. And, like it or not, you're already signed up.
By Benjamin Wachs I cannot imagine a board without Aaron Peskin, Jake McGoldrick and Gerardo Sandoval - let alone Tom Ammiano. As the old board reaches its end and transitions to the new this week, I find myself hoping that - like a bad sitcom - our departing cast members will come back as guest ... More >>
Rumors that Apple CEO Steven P. Jobs is in deteriorating health have been abroad at least since last summer, when journalists and tech-market analysts began fretting aloud over his gaunt appearance. For the many investors who care about Apple's stock, this is no idle worry. The mystique-laden Jobs, ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs Come on down to San Francisco, boys and girls, where the deals are hot, hot, HOT! That's right, I'm Crraaaaaaazy Gavin Newsom, and this week everything must go! We have an ENORMOUS deficit looming up after the holidays and our entire inventory must be cleared out! No deal t ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs It could just be me, wading through the hell of Gavin Newsom's fevered imagination the way Peary crossed the arctic, but I kind of feel like all of San Francisco is governmented-out this week. The Mayor pummeled us with 7.5 hours worth of speeches last week, not a single minut ... More >>
She wants to harness the power of the communal cerebellum her games create and put it to work solving real-world problems
Week of 1-31-07
It's the 100-year anniversary of the 1906 earthquake. Are you a fan of all the hoopla? Take our quiz and see.
"There's a certain percentage of people who freak out when they find out who I am."
But he couldn't dodge a determined process server
Annalakshmi brings karmic dining to San Francisco; a convenience store groupie attends the "University of 7-Eleven."
Attempted cleverness overwhelms the cocktails and food at Lime
The California service employees' union and the nursing home industry join forces to increase corporate profit, grow union membership, and sell out abused nursing home patients
Why things never seem to get better in the Tenderloin, no matter how much money is thrown at it
Why the new mayor should spend his political honeymoon taking the doggle out of a boondoggle known as the Central Subway
As of April 14, the national security police can monitor your medical records without your knowledge. So can the local police.
Years after Evander Holyfield clocked him, boxer-turned-shoeshine-man Seamus McDonagh struggles to conquer his fears -- and to confront Holyfield
At least that's what Janet Campbell claimed about construction bids at UCSF, where she soon found herself out of a job
The "X Plan," a draft of Muni's hopes for the future, offers a glimpse of transit utopia
Rejected Proposals for Treasure Island Monuments
You don't have to be embarrassed to read romance novels anymore. With modern themes and better writing, Bay Area authors are helping to make the genre almost (gasp!) respectable.
Two sculptors stage a hoax at Oracle's trade show as a statement against the treatment of artists
New Seybold upgrade brings ethics, privacy, adulation, salvation via Internet
Next Week: The Case Against Cable Cars;
In the midst of increasing shutdowns and tension with authorities, Bay Area ravers are doing what they've always done -- adapting
A strange mix of art, politics, and economic policy stalls renovation of the York Theater and revitalization of the Mission District
Years of reckless borrowing have sent the city's Redevelopment Agency spiraling into debt. Mayor Brown's pet projects may flush it down the drain entirely.
Whether Democrat, Republican, or crypto-fascist, this is your guide to the best in Election Night bashing
The San Francisco Office of Emergency Services unveils its new post-apocalypse playbook
There are two joys in life -- making things and breaking things -- and pirate journalist Warren Hinckle has excelled at both
Q: How's it possible to spend $244 million to renovate one city building? A: Do the words "toilet partition metal head assembly" mean anything to you?
Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art