Go ahead, punk: Make my day.Killer frogs lurk in the dark waters of Golden Gate Park's Lily Pond, awaiting the moment when a visiting youngster totes a few tadpoles home to Auburn and lets them loose in a stream -- thus threatening aquatic ecosystems in the Sacramento River Delta and beyond.Notwi ... More >>
Richard Haick"Do not underestimate the anti-aging powers of bat heads": Ozzy Osbourne at a book signing in SFOzzy Osbourne, who is now -- wait for it -- a health columnist for the Sunday Times of London, wants to know exactly how it is he's so (relatively) well survived illegal drugs, booze, lega ... More >>
Few local news stories in recent memory have attracted as much international attention as the abrupt vanishing act pulled by the popular sea lions of Pier 39, who this fall deserted the docks where for decades they were wont to haul out and bask in the attention of tourists.Yearning for yet more dis ... More >>
In a reflective note in yesterday's Sunday London Times Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, wrote about his service representing a human triumph as opposed to a digital one. "Although we are already a few years into our latest collaboration, this has been the year the world took note of a simple serv ... More >>
The city's politicos made the enviros happy by banning plastic bags, but left us with more pollution and cost
By Meredith Brody These are the things I know about Michael Phelps (besides his current number of gold medals – I think I heard he’s looking for eight?), without even trying – it’s in the ether: his height is 6’4”, his wingspan is 6’7”, he was born in Baltimore, he has the Olympic r ... More >>
Cambodian psych rock fans are sure to be at the SF Indie Festival's screening of the Dengue Fever documentary Sleepwalking Through the Mekong today and tomorrow. If the film just doesn't satisfy, Dengue Fever jumps off celluloid to make an actual appearance at the Independent April 18. More after t ... More >>
Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews
Thee More Shallows wowed critics with their debut, then disappeared. Will More Deep Cuts put them back on the map?
Todd Costanza's songwriting steers Granfaloon Bus in unusual directions
Los Bros Hernandez return, bearing Love and Rockets
Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!
The Voice of Sarah
The wind-power entrepreneurs at Kenetech have spent millionsin vain tosolve this avian mystery: Why have hundredsof raptors, including golden eagles, died alongside the windmills of Altamont Pass?