Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Mark your summer calendar. Every year I swear I'm going to make it to events like the Fiesta Filipina and the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral's Taste of Greece but always fo ... More >>
Lawyers representing Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the studly twins who sued Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg for supposedly usurping the social media site from them, asked a judge today in San Francisco federal court to re-open their settlement for $65 million, claiming Facebook didn't fairly va ... More >>
Good guess, champ! Well, the world didn't end this weekend. Nobody really expected it to, anyway -- the Singularity Summit at the Hyatt Regency (about which we wrote in some detail last Friday) was less about invoking an immediate techno-cataclysm than it was about laying the groundwork for o ... More >>
karin_1973/FlickrThe inescapable roast vegetable sandwich.We wager that thousands of Facebook groups pop up daily. Some celebrate a specific subject or idea, others vilify one. Legendary punk houses, politicians, unpopular comedians, and the antiquated process of recording music from radio to ... More >>
W. Kamau Bell has built a career on examining the messy intersections of race and class in a supposedly postracial world.
What makes canines go crazy? The answer is in their genes.
Fliers plastered everywhere. Friends scouring the city. High-tech search logistics. And psychics. Why can't San Francisco find Jerry Tang?
In Her Shoes is pretty but useless, a Prada with a broken heel
Gavin Newsom's push to move the "chronic" homeless into supportive housing has made him the darling of the Bush administration's homelessness czar. But is there enough money to make it work?
The new de Young Museum is an architectural marvel; its parking garage shows what's wrong with S.F. development policy
As museums return stolen religious artifacts, Native Americans are learning that their most sacred objects may kill them
Warning: Meditating may be hazardous to your health
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?
The Clinton administration has praised the Anti-Defamation League for helping shield kids from Internet hate. But should a group that spied on thousands of Californians be allowed to police the Web?
A new treatment for victims of severe emotional trauma involving rhythmic eye movements has therapists claiming almost miraculous results. Psychological researchers say the eyes just don't have it.
In one Lower Haight studio space, techno, R&B, and hip hop artistry as well as a bit of radical history collide nightly