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Inventive Al’s Place exemplifies new Mission eateries at their best

At the beginning of this year, I decided to focus my reviews…

King of craft cocktails is back on the SF bar scene

Kevin Diedrich is putting drinks in the glass that will awaken even…

Tasty Turkish fare at Cobani Gyro and Kebab

Hummus, falafel and shish kebabs are just a few of the tempting…

The degradative soup of injury and arthritis

Injury to joint tissues used to be thought of in primarily mechanical…

Big Sean not really furious at Bieber for his Grande grab

Justin Bieber may have wandering hands, but he’s probably not going to…

Archbishop’s quest likely has underlying motives

This week’s letter comes from a Catholic school teacher who has asked…

Lego to consider “Golden Girls” playset

All that’s missing is the lanai. A tribute to “The Golden Girls”…

No, no, no: Destiny's Child is not going on tour, despite rumor

Put away the vintage 2005 tour poster, the “Bootylicious” T-shirt, and the…

Math is an important part of education

We want our students to learn a lot of things in school…

Mindy Kaling mortified by brother's racially charged book

He’s not quite Billy Carter, but Mindy Kaling’s older bro has made…

Blue Bottle Coffee drips into Palo Alto’s HanaHaus

The source of buzz in every sense of the word, Blue Bottle…

Don’t tell this La Mar bartender she can’t make a Manhattan

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana’s story began over a decade ago when celebrity…

Post-op pain: You don't have to suffer from it

Suffering from pain after surgery is one of the most feared experiences…

Tasty, offbeat sandwiches at Lou’s Cafe in the Richmond

While recently guest speaking to my daughter’s sixth grade class, I decided…

Tori Campbell leaving KTVU news

It's a sad day for local daytime-TV news lovers: KTVU's (Ch. 2)…

Patient must be informed about substitute surgeon

This week’s question comes from Tara H. from the Mission, who asks:…

Did Bruce Jenner get breast implants? Gossip sites abuzz

Did he or didn’t he? The Internet is abuzz with rumors about…

Robin Williams' kids, widow still feuding over his belongings

The battle over Robin Williams’ stuff rages on. The beloved comic’s adult…

Schools make dollars and sense out of budget proposals

A few weeks ago, hundreds of parents, school staff and even some…

Cheap, groovy, global rotisserie chicken at Spinnerie

Spinnerie, a new fast-casual spot on the corner of Polk and Pine…