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  • Blessing Scammer
    San Francisco hit by 'blessing' scammers again; recent victim loses $120K
    San Francisco police are warning members of the Chinese community aboutthe return of a “blessing” scam that has swindled dozens of victims in the past and recently cost one woman $120,000 in cash and jewelry.Police say in an incident...
  • O’Neill and Washington celebrate new album at SFJAZZ
    O’Neill and Washington celebrate new album at SFJAZZ
    The Michael O’Neill Quintet and Kenny Washington celebrate the release of their latest album, New Beginnings, at SFJAZZ on Sunday, October 19. O’Neill, who walked away from a career in biology to dedicate himself to music, studied with...
  • San Francisco
    San Francisco makes the list of snobbiest cities
    Can you believe it? San Francisco makes the list of top ten snobbiest cities, according to a new survey. Apparently, we are a bit intimidating.The readers of "Travel and Leisure" magazine answered the call, ranking 38 major metropolitan...
  • SFJAZZ Center
    SFJAZZ Season 3 presents jazz legends and luminaries
    SFJAZZ always presents a tasty cornucopia of musical riches and Season 3, 2014-2015 is no exception. Artists at the top of their game cover the spectrum of global genres, from Gypsy jazz, fado and flamenco to gospel, klezmer, and New Orleans jazz...
  • San Francisco Opera presents Handel’s ‘Partenope’ - 1920s style
    San Francisco Opera presents Handel’s ‘Partenope’ - 1920s style
    San Francisco Opera’s production of George Frideric Handel’s Partenope opens at the War Memorial Opera House this evening. A Company premiere, this production - directed by Christopher Alden, with sets by Andrew Lieberman and costumes...
  • Hecho serves modern Mexican, plus more than 50 tequilas
    Hecho serves modern Mexican, plus more than 50 tequilas
    Google "Hecho SF" and something weird happens. A Yelp listing pops up, saying, "Hecho - CLOSED - Financial District." Wait, you say, didn't that place just open? Yep, the Yelp listing is for a completely different Hecho (a...
  • Giants pull out Game 3
    Giants salvage Game 3, retake NLCS lead
    The San Francisco Giants started Game 3 of the NLCS on Oct. 14 ready to blow the St. Louis Cardinals out of the water. With the Giants up by 4-0 after just one inning, an easy win and a 2-1 NLCS lead looked inevitable then and there. But although...
  • USDA
    More California beef recalled
    A California beef company has recalled 130 more pounds of beef because filling used in the meat did not meet its cooking limits. The announcement was made late Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Safety Inspection Service.The...
  • GG Ferry
    Free Ferry Ride from SF to Larkspur for SF Residents
    Have You Been Waiting to Try a FREE Ferry Ride from San Francisco to Larkspur?"Discover a New World" at the Marin Country Mart, on Columbus Day. Marin Country Mart and Golden Gate Larkspur Ferry have teamed up to invite San Francisco...
  • Pumpkin Pesto Sauce
    Williams-Sonoma pumpkin pesto sauce recalled over possible botulism risk
    A pumpkin seed pesto sauce distributed nationwide by San Francisco-based Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is being recalled because of fears the sauce could becomecontaminated and make people sick with botulism.In separate recall notices issued late Friday,...
  • Biking Marin's Eldridge Grade: A Fire Road With Attitude
    Biking Marin's Eldridge Grade: A Fire Road With Attitude
    Marin’s iconic ridge, Mount Tamalpais, is a magnet for serious mountain bikers,many of whom come to ride one of the classic routes to the top: Eldridge Grade. Theroute, located on the mountain’s northern watershed slopes, doesn’t...
  • AT&T Park
    World Series bound San Francisco Giants’ brings SF business dividends
    San Francisco:When the San Francisco Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in the wild card play-in game, then beat the Washington National in the NLDS, and now the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLCS - it meant additional playoff games played in San...
  • What to look for in a good task chair
    What to look for in a good office chair
    In previous decades, many businesses may have chosen their workspace chairs based on their decorative scheme rather than the comfort of their employees. However, the right chair can effectively boost the productivity of workers and even complement...
  • Airbnb logo
    Airbnb legalized in San Francisco. Sort of
    The short term home rental service Airbnb received approval in San Francisco today, although it will carry some restrictions. The service allows people to stay in other peoples’ homes for short amounts of time, often as little as one night....
  • Ebola epidemic spreads, US considers better travel screening
    Ebola epidemic spreads, US considers better travel screening
    The CDC and US government are finally looking at better screening for possible carriers of Ebola virus. Ebola continues to rage in Liberia, with 300 new cases diagnosed weekly. Supposedly, Ebola can be ruled out after 21 days, and can be well...