A San Diego woman was ticketed by police Tuesday for distracted driving because she was wearing Google Glass.
The political gamesmanship of the government shutdown has claimed another casualty.
Deputies say they were assaulted by the owner of Testa Vineyards in Mendocino County after a weekend blending party.
A southbound Caltrain caught fire at Millbrae station Saturday night, billowing smoke and forcing an evacuation.
Little “Oskar,” the San Francisco dachsund sickened after eating malicious meat treats on July 3, died Friday.
If walking half a dozen dogs was easy, there would be no need for a new San Francisco law that took effect July 1.
One key to safer streets in San Francisco is stiffer enforcement of bicycle traffic laws, according to a civil grand jury.
The regatta is now expected to generate $900 million — not $1.4 billion — in economic benefit.
Atherton is threatening homeowners with $8,000 liens to cover costs for a visit from President Obama.
The company which revolutionized the way we shop online wants to do it again — for groceries.
If you shudder at being separated from Rothko No. 14 until 2016, cram all you can into your postmodern brain until Sunday for free.
A new people-powered transportation choice has gotten approval to roll into San Francisco neighborhoods.
After a tough few years for the swans at the Palace of Fine Arts, things may finally be ready to turn the corner.
Some dogs in San Francisco know exactly where their favorite bone is: In their mail carrier’s arm.
The fraternity of dead SF State student Peter Tran has paid millions in legal judgments over deaths connected to hazing.
Of all the traffic hazards in San Francisco, a 20-foot sinkhole in the middle of the street may be the most unexpected.
The Warriors have tweaked their waterfront stadium plan to improve the view from outside — and inside — the arena.
A Saturday night limo ride turned horrifically tragic for nine women when the limousine they were riding in burst into flames.
Union beer delivery drivers walked off the job this morning after contract negotiations fell apart.
The State of Nevada stands accused of busing mental hospital dischargees all over the country, including San Francisco.
Dolores Park was awash with trash Sunday morning after hosting thousands for the unofficial “420 Day” pot holiday.
San Francisco’s vibrant bicycling community is about to get some real-time validation.
A jury awarded billionaire William Koch $12 million, finding he was fraudulently sold fake bottles of rare, expensive french wine.
For the first time in more than 150 years, beavers have been spotted along the Guadalupe River.
Friday night, the Bulls matched the Alaska Aces check-for-check and rush-for-rush. For about the first five minutes.
As the Warriors inch toward the playoffs, players and coaches are wearing their anticipation of the postseason on their faces.
Whatever the reason for bringing a piano to Dolores Park last weekend, there is no excuse for leaving it behind.
The simple red square in place of your favorite Chronicle writer’s avatar is meant to send a message: We’re sick of this.
Magnificent local art lined the walls of St. Anne’s Home on Lake Street Thursday night to benefit Little Sisters of the Poor.
As surfers, the Surfrider Foundation would rather been donning wetsuits than filing lawsuits.
“Upaj” examines the powerful bond between Kathak master Pandit Chitresh Das and tap dancer Jason Samuels Smith.
The NCAA cut St. Mary’s scholarships and suspended their men’s basketball coach for their first five conference games next season.
Pandit Chitresh Das is many things. More than anything, Das is a teacher. A very tough one. And a very good one. Also: Jason Samuels Smith
Academy of Art University has won their battle in court to have their disqualification for Cal Grants overturned.
Kink.com CEO Peter Acworth was arrested on drug charges Feb. 1 after police were sent to the Armory investigating a report of guns being fired.
After nearly 49 hours of crying into our Red wine and Goldschläger, we can finally post some pictures from Super Bowl Sunday.
Before the opening kickoff of Super Bowl XLVII, the streets of San Francisco were awash in Red and Gold.
A wayward coyote trapped in a backyard at 18th and Capp is offering investigators few clues on how it ended up in the middle of the Mission.
Ever want to share a rhythmic haiku for the clueless bamboo who blocked your driveway? Now you can: Via text.
A $31 million security system would train digital eyes on every cranny and nook of the new Bay Bridge span.
Filipino-Americans and mixed couples in American Canyon were targeted in hate mail as “filthy,” “scum” and “half-breeds.”
The Game 95.7 has wrested ESPN Radio programming from KNBR, bringing the World Series and NBA Finals to FM radio in the Bay Area.
If climbing Yosemite’s majestic Half Dome is on your bucket list, well, get in line.
Park rangers are splashing water on the San Francisco ‘tradition’ of burning your Christmas tree at Ocean Beach.
Entering the last week of the pro football regular season, SFBay prognosticators have split into winners and losers.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order protecting large swaths of NorCal coast from oil drilling.
With Ali and myself losing large unwise bets, the slow-and-steady Chelena has pulled into the BoB lead with four weeks to go.
Who’s black and white, really cute, and smells vaguely of fish? A bunch of penguins from the San Francisco Zoo.
With five weeks left in the season, all three of us still have a chance to take home the top spot. Or end up broke.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by environmental groups that had threatened to close the 80-year-old Pacifica golf course.
CleanPowerSF just got about 20 percent more expensive, less than a year before its scheduled rollout.
Local activist and blogger Michael Petrelis is due in court today after publishing a picture of Supervisor Scott Wiener in a City Hall bathroom.
Bettin’ or Braggin’ is late this week, and not because we just needed more work on our no-huddle.
First, our Twinkies get taken away from us. Now our oysters. What’s next? Nutella?
Got a buck? Awesome! Let’s hop on a bus to L.A. and meet with some producers about our screenplay.
A flock of seagulls is about the last thing you want to see from your window seat during takeoff.
When it comes to plopping down the SFBay bucks against the spread, your guess is usually as good as ours.
The sweeping views at Mt. Madonna will soon be joined by 260 acres of previously private land.
When David Cruz reached out with pictures of frolicking cetaceans, we couldn’t help but notice: These guys are having fun.
How does the saying go? The higher the risk, the higher the reward? It’s true in business, and yes, in Bettin’ or Braggin’.
The real “San Francisco treat” isn’t some crappy rice pilaf. It’s Dungeness crab. And it’s coming to a dock near you.
It’s Halloween night, about 2 a.m. A grown woman in a pixie suit comes to your door in a panic. What do you do?
In Palestine, the media covers violent stories without dedicated security. Oakland, though, is another story.
If you’re gonna go, go big. If you’re not gonna go, get out of the way. No whimsical prose this week. Just picks.
Five new enclosed cabins with heat and electricity debut this weekend at Samuel P. Taylor State Park.
For college students, confetti doesn’t mean much. Try another kind of paper — cool, green cash.
One of Muni’s quirkiest, least-frequent and most-scenic bus routes could be facing a major expansion.
Just like Wednesday is hump-day, Week 9 of the pro football season is hump-week, right at the crown of the campaign.
It really doesn’t matter that SFBay endorses Barack Obama for President of the United States. What matters is why.
A man carrying a bike into Van Ness Station was caught on video assaulting a Muni station agent simply doing his job.
The Giants did all the hard work this season. About a million fans got their chance to thank them — loudly.