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“Steve Jobs” movie seeking extras in San Francisco

Want to be in a movie? Want to (sort of) hang with…

Stores can’t detain you without justification

This week’s question comes from Lionel T. from South San Francisco, who…

Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Sam Smith to headline OSL

It’s not likely the eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, slated…

David Hasselhoff waves poetic about “Sharknado 3” role

Perhaps Cate Blanchett, Daniel Day-Lewis, Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep are…

There’s a new way to learn algebra

Forget how you were taught algebra. Now, let me introduce you to…

Crazy about baseball? Try cricket

Doctor's note: This week, I'm handing over the column to Dr. Irfan…

Discover off-the-beaten-path red grapes

California has long been producing stellar cabernet sauvignons and food-friendly pinot noirs.…

Much more than ordinary noodles at OK Pho

OK Pho, a new Vietnamese restaurant on the Colma-Daly City border, offers…

Super fresh Italian tastes at humble Elmira Rosticceria

It’s no secret that I’m more than a little obsessed with Italy.…

Embattled One Direction coming to Bay Area, at least in wax

Could Madame Tussauds in San Francisco ask for a better promotion of…

Take a selfie with One Direction in S.F.

Could Madame Tussauds in San Francisco ask for a better promotion of…

‘Pretty Woman’ stars reunite after 25 years

Mark your calendars and get ready to reminisce and feel old: There…

Protections in place for faulty fumigation

This week's question comes from Tara P. in Hayward, who writes: Q:…

After hit Kardashian game, San Francisco's Glue works with Jenner sisters

Everyone, indeed, wants to keep up with the Kardashians. Glu Mobile, the…

Navigating the school enrollment process

If you saw the mail being delivered these past few days, your…

Amoura opens first South S.F. outpost

Amoura owner Sam Shihadeh brings the Mediterranean theme from his casual Amoura…

Fun funk factor with Hawker Fare’s Thai and Lao fare

A few years ago, chef James Syhabout opened Hawker Fare, a casual…

Girls just want to have fun in Sonoma Valley

Sonoma Valley’s Girlfriends Getaway began five years ago as an activity-packed weekend…

Pushing in the clutch

Take Monday morning off. It will feel very odd. Usually on a…

Direct family ties rule following loved one’s death

This week’s question comes from Cynthia C. from Hayward, who writes: Q:…