Amazing news broke today that Dunkin' Donuts, the Massachusetts-based purveyor of extremely decent coffee and glazed foods, will be making a foray into the Golden State. It's difficult to understate how strongly New Englanders feel about Dunkin' Donuts. There's a shop on every corner; when in the Ea ... More >>
Think of it as a guidebook...In June, your humble narrator traveled from San Francisco to Los Angeles via public transportation. This journey, as explained in the ensuing cover story, was undertaken for the same reason George Mallory sought to climb Mount Everest: "Because it's there." Mallory's ... More >>
Genaro Molina/Los Angeles TimesDanielle Fetzer and Steven Pociunas, volunteers at Rawesome Foods in Venice, after the store was raidedAfter a year-long investigation, agents from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration joined state and local authorities yesterday to bust owners of a small Venic ... More >>
View "In Transit:" How to Get from S.F. to L.A. in a larger map
Huh. We just realized we're crazy.
How so? The Google map above traces the public transit odyssey your humble narrator undertook between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Fifteen transfers, seven local transit agencies -- ah, sorry, we' ... More >>
Mexicans top the list, but the Soviets aren't so far behind. Yesterday, we told you about California being a national leader when it comes to the number of criminal aliens incarcerated in our state prisons. It turns out that very few of those criminal aliens hail from San Francisco. Criminal alie ... More >>
Moncrief SpeaksMuni Party: Ride Muni for free on New Year's EveTicket prices for New Year's Eve events are notoriously jacked up. Save yourself the worry and the cash, and check out our list of cheap, way-cooler options. Here are 10 things to do this weekend in San Francisco for less than the mor ... More >>
Contrary to what you might quite reasonably expect, Parisian post-surf-rock outfit La Femme is, well, not very feminine at all. Besides a variable cast of sultry chanteuses, the group comprises three to four vaguely shadowy young Frenchmen who, to hear them tell it, spend most of their time in a ... More >>
Records of bungle in 2008 case were destroyed, investigation findsA forensics analyst's error that resulted in a mix-up of DNA samples, reportedly in a homicide case, has been concealed by officials at the San Francisco Police Department crime lab for close to two years, SF Weekly has learned.
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Now look at this image closely. Does the chap in the black 'beater, third from left, with the tattoos, remind you of anyone? No? Look a little closer. Could it be -- the one ... the only ... Ron Jeremy?
www.itsmorrisseysworld.comMorrissey has no lack of loyal fans in California who'll follow him anywhere, but the melancholy crooner took a moment to pay tribute to a "front row fixture" from the Golden State who died in April--Melinda Hsu, aka Mel Torment. After learning of her sudden death, ... More >>
James Duncan DavidsonA sign of the times...The State Employment Development Department today released its monthly accounting of where the state's employment handbasket is in its journey toward hell. And it's a good news-bad news situation akin to: "We've got fresh vegetables -- but we're serving the ... More >>