Transportation activists install unsanctioned safety measures at site of fatal Panhandle crash

An activist group that specializes in attempting to modify streets to make them safer — without San Francisco’s permission —…

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Woman dies after falling from cliff at Fort Funston

A woman who died in a fall Thursday from a cliff at San Francisco's Fort Funston was identified Friday by…

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The scenic route to hell

During the three-and-a-half years I’ve been driving for hire, I’ve had my share of unruly passengers: fist-fighting coeds, racist frat…

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‘Chavela’ doc gives Mexican singing legend her due

No one understood sorrow, love or loss like Chavela Vargas. The late Ranchera singer, a self-identified Mexican by way of…

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‘Loving Vincent’ paints an exquisite picture of Dutch painter’s final months

Whether of a village postman or a starry sky, the paintings of Vincent van Gogh appear almost kinetic with emotion,…

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A marquee night for high-school football in San Mateo

Friday night will be an unprecedented evening in San Mateo as all four of the city’s high schools simultaneously host…

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Decades of harassment claims against Harvey Weinstein surface

Harvey Weinstein will take a leave of absence from his eponymous film company after the publication of a news report…

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ is very good, if not quite great

Watching a sequel to “Blade Runner,” at least for a certain generation of fans, is something akin to watching a…

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