Get out your calendar — or sleek new smartphone — and save the date. Next Tuesday, Dec. 6. Don’t know where you’ll be then, you say? We do: At Amoeba Music, 1855 Haight St., in San Francisco, for a can’t-miss in-store event at 6:30 p.m. Read More
Endorsements are sprouting everywhere for San Francisco's Interim Mayor Ed Lee. Read More
Politicians have been known to pay top dollar for trained consultants to devise pithy political mottos for their advertising. Sometimes, these phrases are borrowed from past campaigns, and other times — at least in the case of Mayor Ed Lee — they were written 20 years ago by MC Hammer. Read More
San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson is well known by now for what he does off the baseball diamond, but the latest appearance in a commercial is especially interesting.Scroll down to see the video of the commercial. Read More
You’ve probably never wondered whether SpongeBob SquarePants can handle a Brian Wilson fastball ... or have you? At any rate, here is your chance to get in on the action.
2K Play video game "Nicktoons MLB" will allow fans to spice up the San Francisco Giants lineup by adding Nickelodeon Nicktoons characters such as SpongeBob and Dudley Puppy to any roster.
Rated E for Everyone, the game will be available next week. Read More
Imagine the Giants as a fighter.
Early in the bout for 2011, they took a potential knockout blow when Buster Posey went down. They absorbed a stiff uppercut when Pablo Sandoval went on the disabled list.
But they kept punching, scoring enough late-inning victories to keep themselves ahead on points. Read More
Image of the weekNo rally thong? Giants closer Brian Wilson, as usual, was the center of attention on the red carpet at Wednesday’s ESPY awards in Los Angeles. Wilson was decked out in a spandex tuxedo and brought along what he called a “cougar cane” to the annual ESPN ceremony. The Giants were shut out of winning any ESPYs.Something to readThe KidBy Sapphire ($25.95) Read More
At least the Ringling Brothers know their “Greatest Show on Earth” is just a circus. For all the goofy changes Major League Baseball made hoping to put a serious face on their All-Star Game, they may as well have had the starting lineups pile out of a VW Bug in clown costumes. Read More
If you haven’t heard, the MLB All-Star Game is not just about the big leaguers anymore. Starting earlier this week and running through Monday, Major League Baseball is hosting the third annual Jr. RBI Classic, consisting of young baseball and softball teams from various inner cities across the country, including a team of disadvantaged boys from San Francisco. Read More
San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson treated a group of 1,000 Junior Giants to free baseball mitts and tickets to Thursday night’s game.The Giants brought the young baseball players into AT&T Park on Thursday afternoon for a question-and-answer session with Wilson and to receive a glove. Read More