Australia

Angus & Julia Stone take to nature for inspiration

Angus Stone knows it sounds ironic, but before he and his sister…

 

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard keeps on experimenting

At first, Melbourne native Stu Mackenzie didn’t notice that King Gizzard and…

 

Once unthinkable in US, drug shoot-up rooms get serious look

Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in…

 

With strong enrollment in CleanPowerSF, focus shifts to renewable energy projects

San Francisco’s renewable energy program appears to be off to a strong…

CleanPowerSF initiates first wave of automatic enrollment

For more than a decade, the effort by San Francisco to launch…

Troye Sivan moves from movies to music

Eight years ago, South-African-born, Australian-raised neo-soul singer Troye Sivan was attending school…

Arizona authorities capture 4 emus on the lam in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. — Pima County authorities say four emus that got loose…

United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

WASHINGTON — Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific…

Scoop: Chris Brown may not be allowed to go Down Under

Chris Brown’s plans to tour Down Under were in jeopardy on Sunday…

Jarryd Hayne calls fumbled punt disappointing in NFL debut

SANTA CLARA — Jarryd Hayne recalls his forgettable debut in what is…

Australia threatens to euthanize Johnny Depp's dogs

Get out of Australia, Johnny Depp — or the doggies get it.…

Aussie rocker John Butler keeps it green for real

Aussie musician and activist John Butler didn’t intend to have a high-noon-style…

Courtney Barnett swaps bar for bus and hits the road

Australian indie artist Courtney Barnett admits that her bartending job at Melbourne…

Scoop: Justin Bieber picks on plus-sized sunbather

Was Justin Bieber incredibly mean to a large girl in a bikini…

U.S. women’s soccer team gives Sermanni win over old team Australia

Lauren Holiday and Carli Lloyd scored in the first half and the…

Town Tavern evokes S.F.’s hidden Aussie tales

When Ireland native and second-generation bartender John Lillis decided to open a…

Tame Impala marching to the beat of his own drummer

On 2010’s “Innerspeaker” — his first album with the fuzz-rocking, neo-psychedelic Aussie…

Stanford Solar Project's Wesley Ford on racing experimental solar car

The financial director of the Stanford Solar Project is heading to Australia…

Woman tries to sell children on eBay

Dim Bulb: An Australian woman who put her children up for sale…

The Black Ryder plays the Rickshaw Stop

When then-married couple Aimee Nash and Scott Von Ryper split from Australia’s…