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SF Sketchfest 2014 Lineup Announced

SF Sketchfest 2014 Lineup Announced

Peruse the new lineup and get tickets now to survive January: the Boringest Month. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

America’s Cup Cost S.F. $5.5 Million, Organizers Call It A ‘Pay Off’

America's Cup Cost S.F. $5.5 Million, Organizers Call It A 'Pay Off'

In Tuesday's Chronicle, the paper of record finally got to crunching the numbers on cheating billionaire Larry Ellison's lavish yacht race. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

Afternoon Palate Cleanser: ‘Creepy Bedroom,’ A Short Film At The Kink.com Armory

Afternoon Palate Cleanser: 'Creepy Bedroom,' A Short Film At The Kink.com Armory

Recently, employees at Kink.com were challenged to make short, non-porn films to promote the tour program at the Armory. This was the winner. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

Suspicious Package in Lafayette

Suspicious Package in Lafayette

A green box with higher-than-normal radioactive materials -- stolen and possibly sent to the wrong address -- caused quite a stir Tuesday morning in Lafayette.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

Obama Takes "Selfie" at Funeral

Obama Takes "Selfie" at Funeral

President Barack Obama on Tuesday snapped a selfie at Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa, proving once and for all that the portraits are not just for self-obsessedPhoto Credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty [Read entire story]

Deputy, Suspect Injured in Saratoga Shooting

Deputy, Suspect Injured in Saratoga Shooting

A Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputy and a suspect were taken to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon after authorities reported an officer-involved shooting.Photo Credit: Santa Clara County Sheriff [Read entire story]

Video: We Wish ‘Love Actually 2′ Was An Actual Thing

Video: We Wish 'Love Actually 2' Was An Actual Thing

Take a second to watch this faux trailer for Love Actually 2, which mashes up the beloved holiday rom-com, and its cast, with various other roles they've done, plus some Harry Potter, Breaking Bad, hobbits, and some [Read entire story]

WestJet Makes Wishes Come True

WestJet Makes Wishes Come True

Christmas wishes came true for some lucky travelers, thanks to the Canadian budget airline WestJet. Passengers on a flight from Toronto and Hamilton showed up in Calgary in November and found items from...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Photo Du Jour: Point Reyes In Winter

Photo Du Jour: Point Reyes In Winter

Shot by Dylan Andersen [ more › ] [Read entire story]

Esquivel Officially SJPD Chief

Esquivel Officially SJPD Chief

For the first time in a year, the city of San Jose has a police chief without the word "interim" or "acting" in the title.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

55 Percent of Californians Now Want Pot Legal

55 Percent of Californians Now Want Pot Legal

In a new Field Poll, and for the first time, officially, in state history, a clear majority of Californians say they support the full legalization of marijuana. [ more › ] [Read entire story]

We Are All This Rat Stuck On A BART Escalator

We Are All This Rat Stuck On A BART Escalator

At the beginning of this one-minute YouTube video, we're rooting for a rat stuck on an escalator at Civic Center BART to break free of his endless treadmill of fecal matter. By halfway through, we can't help but wonder [Read entire story]

Folsom Street gets a bike-friendly makeover

The new design teaches motorists and cyclists to safety merge when approaching right turns off of Folsom Street. Steven T. Jones In the wake of some high-profile cases of motorists running over [Read entire story]

Grinch Steals Christmas Gifts

Grinch Steals Christmas Gifts

Benicia police are looking for a suspect who broke into a car and stole $,1000 worth of toys intended for cancer patients at Children's Hospital.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

Razor Blades Found in Croissant

Razor Blades Found in Croissant

A Connecticut woman made a frightening discovery after biting into a Dunkin' Donuts croissant and feeling something sharp cut her mouth. Priscilla Salas said she almost swallowed the razor pieces she discovered... [Read entire story]

Gingerbread, Snowy Gables, Bearded Men Carving Trinkets: If Whoville Were Real It’d Be Called Saxony

Gingerbread, Snowy Gables, Bearded Men Carving Trinkets: If Whoville Were Real It'd Be Called Saxony

This post is brought to you by our advertiser, Saxony Tourism. They're not lying when they say "The Home of Christmas" What was the best part of Christmas when you were young? Piling into the car to check out the the [Read entire story]

Crews Battling 2-Alarm Fire at SF Disposal and Recycling Center

Crews Battling 2-Alarm Fire at SF Disposal and Recycling Center

Firefighters are working to contain a two-alarm blaze at a San Francisco public disposal and recycling center.Photo Credit: Jean Elle [Read entire story]

Bacterial Meningitis in Calif.

Bacterial Meningitis in Calif.

A staff member at the University of California Riverside has an active case of bacterial meningitis, the school announced Monday. “Although the risk of transmission is low, it is best to take precautions,”...Photo [Read entire story]

Man Gunned Down Over Headphones

A man who allegedly shot and killed another man over a pair of headphones is now in custody. Police say Arkel Garcia was arrested for the murder of 21-year-old Christan [Read entire story]

NTSB Hearings Set for Asiana Airlines Crash

NTSB Hearings Set for Asiana Airlines Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday will begin hearings into the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash.Photo Credit: NTSB [Read entire story]