SF Ballet’s 2018 ‘Nutcracker’ underway with good cheer

In Wednesday’s opening of San Francisco Ballet’s 74th year of “Nutcracker” -- the 14th production of artistic director Helgi Tomasson’s…

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Police deem bomb threats to businesses across SF not credible

Police have determined that a chain of bomb threats sent over email Thursday morning were not credible after searching nearly…

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William Newsom, father of Gavin Newsom, dies at age 84

William Newsom, a retired state appellate court justice and father of Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, died Wednesday morning at his home…

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Straw expectations are wildly different by drink and locale

Between waiting tables and bartending over the past 18 or so years, I’ve seen a lot, and gained valuable insight…

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When it comes to marriage, SF lags behind other big cities

“I am still old and still in love with the man I married 72 years ago,” wrote former First Lady…

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‘Tis the season to go old school

With the holidays fast approaching, there are certain things a taxi driver can count on: Union Square will be packed…

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Settlement expected in long-running Market Street tenant eviction fight

A settlement agreement is expected as soon as next month in a years-long legal dispute over a landlord’s attempt to…

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Picking a scooter company

This week’s question comes from Quinton in San Francisco, who asks: Q: “I have been reading your columns on the…

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