A pickpocketing ring that targeted Muni bus passengers was thwarted after the arrest of a man suspected in nearly a dozen incidents, according to police.
People who took part in the San Francisco Pride events might have walked the parade with their heads held high, but the organization that hosted it stumbled out of the festivities with its pocketbook and leadership in shambles.
San Franciscans continued to dish leafy greens onto their plates Tuesday amid reports that terrorists could be targeting salad bars with poison. Al-Qaida might launch simultaneous attacks on salad bars in hotels and restaurants using poisons such as ricin and cyanide, according to a CBS News report.
The Examiner predicts what The City’s leaders, losers, and movers and shakers want from Santa. Who: Pat “The Bat” Burrell What: A publicist to offset his womanizing image
On Monday night at Crusader Forum, spectators in the bleachers were all talking about Wednesday’s big game against the University Red Devils. Riordan High School coach Rich Buckner even had to stop himself from thinking too far ahead and focus more on struggling Balboa High School. If the Crusaders did have their minds on University, it didn’t show as they jumped on Balboa from the opening tip and easily disposed of the visiting Buccaneers 78-44.
Before Jed York breaks out his, “I Told You So” bumper stickers, the 49ers must do something they haven’t done this season Sunday in St. Louis: win a road game with Alex Smith at quarterback — unless Mike Singletary flip flops and goes back to Troy Smith.
There are many reasons Jeff Tedford suffered his first losing season at Cal this fall, but none so big as the quarterback problem.
It is hard to imagine a story much slighter than Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere,” a running diary in the life of a Hollywood star — a life rife with malaise, superficial encounters and the occasional, inconvenient reminder that he is something more than the sum of his celebrity.
“Boxing Gym,” a nonfiction flick with all the trimmings — along with a keen, graceful mediation on human aggression — is the latest success by veteran documentarian Frederick Wiseman.
As if Lindsay Lohan does not have enough trouble to deal with, she is now reportedly being targeted by a stalker. The actress has been receiving anonymous harassing phone calls and text messages, TMZ reported.
Laurie Wishard is the president of Peninsula Family Service, a nonprofit that provides children’s programs, loan services, career assistance and other services to help families become self-sufficient. The agency’s volunteers recently hosted a Holiday Toy Store in San Mateo to hand out donated gifts to parents, and the event was bigger than ever.
More fun for commuters in the nation’s capital: Last week, Metro officials announced that “anti-terrorism teams” will immediately begin conducting random bag searches.
’Twas the week before Christmas on Capitol Hill
where exhausted lame ducks had to pass a tax bill
while Pelosi in kerchief and Harry in cap
put the spurs to the solons for a last liberal lap.
WHAT: Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman announced that the state agency awarded the city of Franklin a $49,500 grant to study facades in its historic downtown district.
WHAT: Olson received $1,000 from General Motors' Political Action Committee.
Nearly two years have passed since his inauguration, and President Barack Obama has yet to unveil a major policy initiative for Latin America. Regional officials are hoping Obama ends this neglect in 2011 and increases U.S. engagement. Here are seven ways in which his administration could demonstrate its commitment to Latin America.