The Bay Area music scene had a particular flair for making headlines for reasons other than actual music in 2012. Some of these 10 incidents are totally tabloid, others are cold and criminal, but none of them are boring. From Ecstasy rings and instrument thievery to lascivious infidelity and shockin ... More >>
A local venue owner says that last night a manager at the San Francisco Travelodge on Market Street refused to accept the credit cards of three members of the Meters Experience -- because they were black. Jason Perkins, who operates the New Parish in Oakland and S.F.'s Brick and Mortar Music Hall, ... More >>
Overdosing doesn't have to be a crimeAssemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced another drug-friendly bill this week. But this one would provide immunity from prosecution to anyone who calls 911 for a drug overdose.The bill applies to both the person overdosing or someone who reports the overdose, as ... More >>
Great meat outweighs the decor, discomfort, and dimness at Bobo's
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One of California's best Cajun chefs goes on the lam after a Bay Area con game is busted
Bad luck and a head injury couldn't kill him. Poverty just made him stronger. Now, freewheeling Bay Area bicycling legend Mike Neel is staging another comeback by coaching professional women's racing.
The bust of LSD bagman Waldron Vorhees, aka Captain Clearlight, opens a windowpane on the city -- and on the narco-cop nincompoops