Professor Stanley Krippner is an impossible man to pigeonhole. He's nearly impossible to encapsulate in a single cover story. Well, we did our best. But, we acknowledge, we've only scratched the surface of his life and work. On a milder note, we also left out a cartload of mind-blowing anecdotes. Kr ... More >>
Christopher VictorioPaul McCartney
July 10, 2010@AT&T Park
Better than: Any live performance of Beatles songs by anyone alive.
In between "woooos," "yeeee-hawws," "yay-yeahs," other assorted exclamatory noises, and turns gleefully thrusting his guitar or bass skyward, an energized Paul McCa ... More >>
For those who lived through it, it's hard to believe that, come Oct. 17, it'll be 20 years since sportscaster Al Michaels shouted "Tell ya what, we're having an earth...", triggering a massive earthquake that devastated the Bay Area. While professional journalism critics loathe the anniversar ... More >>
The last time Greg Shenkman took a turn in the national spotlight it ended awkwardly -- during a 60 Minutes profile of the San Francisco CEO's workaholic lifestyle, a mishap during his demonstration of how he watches the business ticker, scans e-mails, and answers the phone while in the shower resul ... More >>
How nuclear researchers handled -- and grossly mishandled -- the Cold War's most dangerous radioactive substances at a top-secret lab inside the Hunters Point Shipyard. The same shipyard the city wants to remake as San Francisco's newest neighborhood.
In 1995, Golden ADA Inc., a San Francisco diamond-importing firm, collapsed, unveiling an international trail of theft and betrayal that embarrassed San Francisco luminaries involved with the company. Now, newly unsealed court files show that high-level m
Gorbachev foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?