It was a cold, wet Valentines night in San Francisco Saturday, but that didn't stop thousands from flocking to Justin Herman Plaza to beat each other senseless with pillows. Photos by Gretchen Robinette.
Tens of thousands of people lined the Chinatown streets on Saturday for the annual Chinese New Years Parade -- the largest celebration of Asian culture outside of Asia. The event runs for 15 blocks with over 100 participating groups and is believed to date back to the 1860s. Photos by Tim Wagner.
Things went terribly, brain-eatingly wrong at Friday Night's (02/06) Hubba Hubba High-School Senior Prom at SF's DNA Lounge. Photographers Mike and Jen Cash braved the gore and taffeta to bring you some scenes from Ground Zero.
On Friday, Feb. 6, seven visual artists, seven fashion designers and seven culinary artists interpreted the Seven Deadly Sins in their mediums of choice. Ladies clad in American Flag corsets danced around smearing cake on each other in the name of gluttony. A sloth dressed in a silky...
When American Apparel announced plans to open one of their shops on Valencia Street, some merchants and residents were less than thrilled. The fight to keep formula retail out of the shopping corridor came to a head at Thursday night's (02/05) Planning Commission meeting. Photos by Andy Wright
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Three of the city's iconic monuments - City Hall, Coit Tower and the Ferry Building - have turned green in honor of Broadway hit Wicked and its Bay Area roots. The landmarks will be lit past sunset till Friday, Feb. 6, when the production opens at the Orpheum Theatre. Photos by Cece Hugo.
Avenged Sevenfold amazes the Oakland crowd with a near-perfect 02/03 show, Buckcherry supports with a high energy set, but Vacaville's Papa Roach steals the show in their homecoming concert. Photos by Richard Haick.
Part of the fun of a visiting a Japanese supermarket is spotting odd uses of English words and phrases on the product packaging. Here are some of the highlights from the hour I spent wandering around San Jose's Mitsuwa --Robert Lauriston
Saturday's much blogged-about American Apparel protest outside the storefront the chain plans to move into on Valencia Street had a pretty low turnout. Photographer Gretchen Robinette showed up at 10 a.m. and was the only one there. An hour later, around 10 people arrived and assembled signs...
Better than a yard sale, price tags were banished from Saturday's (1/31) Really Really Free Market on 18th and Mission. In fact, no money was exchanged at all. All were welcome to come, give and receive without expectation or price of admission. Take that, Capitalism. Photos by Hanna Quevedo.
The legendary king of samples, Brazil's own Amon Tobin, took over SF last weekend, playing two sold out shows at The Independent on Friday, 1/30 through Saturday, 1/31. Local artist Mophono and JK47 featuring DJ Push welcomed the masses before Amon took-over the decks. Photos by Mekuria Getinet.