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Alt-country Lilly Hiatt’s excellent new album is “Trinity Lane.” (Courtesy Alysse Gafkjen)

Lilly Hiatt’s got another heartbreaking record

When Grammy-nominated folk rocker John Hiatt was discussing his upcoming album with…

 

Detroit Red Wings' forward Gordie Howe is seen, Nov. 1967.  (AP Photo)

2016: The year the world lost its heroes

The world lost another legend. Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, one of the…

 

Candy Clark, pictured with David Bowie in “The Man Who Fell to Earth,” appears at a tribute to the late, great artist at the Castro Theatre on Saturday.  (Courtesy photo)

Candy Clark pays tribute to ultimate man who fell to Earth

David Bowie’s androgynous, bisexual space rocker character Ziggy Stardust put it all…

 

Ahead of Monday’s show, news outlets reported that the Grammys could be under fire since it planned to pay tribute to white performers such as David Bowie and The Eagles’ Glenn Frey, above in a 2012 file photo, with live performances, though the legacy of black acts such as Natalie Cole and Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire recently passed and were not receiving the same treatment. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: Producer says Grammys doesn’t have diversity issue

A veteran Grammys executive producer says his awards show does not have…

Ahead of Monday’s show, news outlets reported that the Grammys could be under fire since it planned to pay tribute to white performers such as David Bowie and The Eagles’ Glenn Frey, above in a 2012 file photo, with live performances, though the legacy of black acts such as Natalie Cole and Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire recently passed and were not receiving the same treatment. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP, File)
Yellow Cab declared bankruptcy recently, and while the techies see that as a victory for market disruption, concertgoers might see it differently when they can't find their ride. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

All the young passengers

The kids were out in full force this weekend, despite the downpours…

Yellow Cab declared bankruptcy recently, and while the techies see that as a victory for market disruption, concertgoers might see it differently when they can't find their ride. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Sarah Palin, pictured in Iowa this week, has suggested that the president’s lack of respect for veterans has something to do with her son Track’s arrest on domestic violence charges. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

Scoop: Track Palin setting bad parenting example

The Yahoo Parenting website seems to be the source of the most…

Sarah Palin, pictured in Iowa this week, has suggested that the president’s lack of respect for veterans has something to do with her son Track’s arrest on domestic violence charges. (Mary Altaffer/AP)
David Bowie, pictured performing in 2002, provided a soundtrack to the lives of misfits, iconoclasts -- and average folks -- everywhere. (Robert Lachman/Los Angeles Times/Tribune News Service)

Saying farewell to Major Tom

There’s always an interesting discussion among David Bowie fans when the question…

David Bowie, pictured performing in 2002, provided a soundtrack to the lives of misfits, iconoclasts -- and average folks -- everywhere. (Robert Lachman/Los Angeles Times/Tribune News Service)
In this Sept. 14, 1995, file photo, David Bowie performs in Hartford, Conn. (Bob Child/1995 AP)

Legendary musician David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

NEW YORK — David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and…

In this Sept. 14, 1995, file photo, David Bowie performs in Hartford, Conn. (Bob Child/1995 AP)
COURTESY  PHOTOThe Afghan Whigs’ classic “Gentlemen at 21” is being issued on vinyl just in time for holiday shopping.

Record Store Day spins wide on Black Friday

Today is Thanksgiving, and as much as it's a holiday of giving…

COURTESY  PHOTOThe Afghan Whigs’ classic “Gentlemen at 21” is being issued on vinyl just in time for holiday shopping.