In the Race for Governor, Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa Taps Republican Strategists and Channels…Trump?

The former L.A. mayor tries to narrow his competitive disadvantage. Read More »


Seattle Chain Brings ‘Environmentalist’ Sandwiches to S.F.

$4 toast, meet the $14 hummus sandwich. Read More »

Tech World

Telling Tales

A local firm creates mobile micro-thrillers geared toward smartphone-obsessed teens. Read More »


The Document-Dump Drama

WikiLeaks meets Verdi at the S.F. Opera Lab. Read More »

Further Afield

Singapore Fling

With new nonstop flights from SFO and food worth traveling 8,500 miles for, the allure of this Southeast Asian island nation is stronger than ever. Read More »

Eat and Drink

Singapore Jaunt: What to Eat

After consulting with locals—and consuming as much as possible—we compiled a checklist of must-try specialties. Read More »

News and Features

Ghosts in the Ghost Ship

The tragedy that struck Oakland in December was prewritten in the city’s building codes. But rewriting them could unleash another kind of disaster. Read More »


NBC, America’s Grossest Network, Is Turning the Ghost Ship Tragedy into a Ripped-from-the-Headlines TV Episode

“Horrible and tasteless,” says a friend of two victims. Read More »


Enter the Dragon

Almost three years after it was announced, China Live is about to open its (massive) doors in Chinatown—really! Read More »


Urban Expressionism

What happens when spring’s boldest looks meet a new group exhibition that isn’t bound by museum walls? A riot of color and pattern. Read More »

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