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Stone: Stem cells don’t make cartilage

Stem cell-based therapies, in which the body's own cells are stimulated to…

Dolan: Navigating the proper channels for harassment at school

This week’s question comes from William B. in Diamond Heights, who asks:…

Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart reach settlement after deadly crash

Comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway…

Actor-playwright Sam Shepard accused of drunken driving

Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested Monday on suspicion…

UOP kicks off graduate food studies in The City

If a recent Renaissance banquet hosted by University of the Pacific history…

A few tips on how to buy a great bottle of wine

Lots of people, including my mother, ask me how to find that…

Actress Anne Meara, mom of Ben Stiller, dies

Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller…

American food tasty, on trend in tiny, impeccable Huxley

Photographs of food in magazines like Saveur or Canal House Cooking are…

Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale

The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday…

Howie’s Artisan Pizza expands to Redwood City

Howard Bulka, longtime chef-owner of Menlo Park’s fine-dining stalwart Marché and Palo…

John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was…

The spirit of San Francisco, made in Scotland

In March, the 15th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition unfurled at…

‘Check, Please!’ celebrates 10 tasty years

“Check, Please! Bay Area” – the TV show made popular by local…

Absent signal poses threat to pedestrians

Usually I respond to questions which are asked by Examiner readers. This…

David Letterman says goodbye to late-night in star-filled show

NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman was ushered into retirement Wednesday by…

Ban on flat shoes kicks off furor at Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival might represent the cutting edge of cinema, but…

Green Day plays surprise secret show at 924 Gilman

Novelist Thomas Wolfe once said, “You can’t go home again,” but Green…

Taylor Swift shows affection, debuts video at Billboard

Taylor Swift and Chris Brown showed affection at the Billboard Music Awards…

A few tips on how to read a wine label

Wine labels can seem very confusing, but they don’t need to be.…

At Hawker Fare, take your perfectly paired cocktail upstairs or downstairs

In a city as cramped and expensive as San Francisco, businesses need…