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Tom Hanks' rapping son defends right to use “N-word”

Like many stars in the hip-hop industry, aspiring rapper Chet Haze has…

Bruce Jenner makes debut as Caitlyn

Bruce Jenner’s transition is complete. “Call me Caitlyn,” declares a headline on…

Enrique Iglesias recovering after fingers sliced at concert

Enrique Iglesias was recovering Sunday after some of his fingers were sliced…

Great Greek at Opa! in Palo Alto

The sixth Bay Area location of the Greek cuisine mini-chain Opa! is…

Great wine apps for your smartphone

The selection of wines available on the market has grown enormously in…

Jersey surprisingly has California influences

Upon learning that the Rosenthal brothers (of Town Hall and Anchor and…

Jury convicts TV actor Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing

TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from…

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…