Category: Editor’s Picks

The world’s dumbest exercises

Exercise for fun, or for training, or both. Exercise wisely, in ways that help you in sports or your daily…

10 hours ago

Sticker shock: Palace of Fine Arts rental price of $272,000 raises Rec Park commissioners eyebrows

The Palace of Fine Arts costs how much in the what-now?! Thursday afternoon, the Recreation and Park Commission grilled staff…

10 hours ago

Dutton-Goldfield celebrates 20 years

Winemaker Dan Goldfield is all about the area. His local neighborhood consists of some 60 non-contiguous parcels, part of 1,300…

10 hours ago

Force majeure: Small, beautiful things are Rita Laforce’s raison d’etre

“I haven’t lived an exciting life, but I’ve had beautiful things to think about,” said Rita Laforce, seated kitty corner…

10 hours ago

California’s public schools earn poor marks

I’m passionate about public education. My wife and I were both educated in public schools, and our two kids go…

10 hours ago

Note to tech industry: How about asking, ‘Should we do this?’

A few weeks ago I ran into a friend who works at one of the companies creating driverless cars. “Oh…

3 days ago

Flogging a dead taxi shift

Two weeks ago, my wife flew to Los Angeles with the baby to spend the week of July 4 at…

3 days ago

S.F. water agency opposes plan to save local salmon, cries ‘drought’

About 150 miles beyond the Bay lies the Tuolumne River. Many San Franciscans visit the area to fish, raft, attend…

4 days ago