With Lena Dunham’s big Golden Globes wins for her TV show “Girls,” it’s time to state the obvious: This is going to be the Year of the Unconventionally Attractive Babes. Read More
WHAT: Disgruntled traditional parents name thousands of infant girls across India “Nakusa,” which means “unwanted.” To help fight national gender discrimination, the government held a name-changing ceremony for 285 such girls.WHY: Indian families want male offspring so they won’t need to pay enormous dowries to marry off daughters. This results in widespread abortions of female fetuses, or severe neglect leading to a higher death rate among infant girls. Read More
Christopher Owens makes no bones about it. Yes, he spent a good deal of his childhood indoctrinated in the strange ways of the Children Of God cult. And since outside music wasn’t allowed within its clannish confines, the only way he picked up on taboo outfits like Queen and Guns N’ Roses was through songs he heard on soundtracks in the films he was allowed to enjoy. A weird cultural path, to say the least. Read More
With Lincoln, St. Ignatius, Sacred Heart Cathedral and University all advancing to the CIF state tournament, it was clear that some of the best girls’ volleyball was played in San Francisco this season.
With the success of the teams, comes a stable of talented individuals certainly worth honoring with the SanFranPreps.com and San Francisco Examiner All-City team. Read More
There will be one certainty when the 36th annual Terra Nova High School girls’ basketball tournament gets underway today in Pacifica. There will be a new champion crowned Saturday, as defending champion Sacred Heart Cathedral is not part of the field this year.
Aside from that, it is a wide-open tournament with a field of eight teams, any one of which is capable of claiming the trophy Saturday night. Read More
Two games into the girls’ basketball season and there is bad news on the horizon for future opponents of the Hillsdale High School team.
They only get better the longer the game goes on.
The Knights rolled to a 61-30 win Tuesday against Crystal Springs Uplands turning a tight two-point contest after the opening period into an easy win and a 2-0 record. Read More