Max and Lubov Azria, owners of a Los Angeles-based fashion house, are in The City this week to receive honors from the Academy of Art University and from Mayor Ed Lee, who issued a proclamation declaring Wednesday the couple’s official day in San Francisco.
But the honors might come as a surprise, since the BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP has an environmental and gay-rights record that’s not quite in line with San Francisco values. Read More
A judge ruled Wednesday that there isn’t sufficient evidence to prove Barry Gilton was the triggerman in the killing of his daughter’s alleged pimp last summer in the Bayview district.
Still, the judge held Gilton, his daughter’s mother and two others to answer on murder charges in connection with the controversial June 4 homicide that some have viewed as vigilantism. Read More
They held an election in California’s largest city last week, more or less.
Just 16 percent of Los Angeles’ registered voters cast ballots, and neither of the two leading candidates for mayor received even a third of that vote. Read More
This morning, homeowners and Occupiers in San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles will descend upon their local Wells Fargo banks to announce their latest effort to purify the big bank. Read More
Despite incentives meant to encourage purchases of plug-in hybrid vehicles, the clean technology is still being underused in California, even in environmentally friendly San Francisco. Read More
Katt Williams appears to have lost custody of his children. Read More
A bullet train linking Northern and Southern California will be an audacious engineering feat because the line must cross two mountain ranges and a half-dozen earthquake faults, according to experts. Read More
Leaders of San Francisco’s Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Western Addition have rejected a troubled Los Angeles pastor’s attempt to take the pulpit at The City’s oldest black congregation.
The Rev. John J. Hunter was recently transferred from the First AME Church in Los Angeles to lead the San Francisco church. But in an unprecedented move, leaders at Bethel AME drafted an emergency resolution barring him from taking control. Read More
At every turn of Endeavour's stop-and-go commute through urban streets, a constellation of spectators trailed along as the space shuttle ploddingly nosed past stores, schools, churches and front yards.
Having escaped out of Earth's atmosphere two dozen times, Endeavour's slow-speed trek Saturday to its retirement center took it through the working-class streets of southern Los Angeles.
In an instant, the shuttle crossings became part of history. Read More
San Francisco is one of only two cities in California that could have its bond rating improved — a step that might make it less expensive for The City to borrow funds for infrastructure projects.
Moody’s Investors Services announced Tuesday that dozens of cities across the state will be reviewed for possible bond rating downgrades amid concerns about bankruptcies and defaults on bonds. Read More