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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:…

James Van Der Beek outbids forlorn lady for rescue dog

James Van Der Beek loves dogs, but a lady he left heartbroken…

Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson take over Valentino runway to tease “Zoolander 2”

Is “Zoolander” vintage like a 1950s Chanel suit or derelict like a…

Graphic video of Suge Knight running over two men raises questions

Newly released video graphically depicts former rap music mogul Suge Knight running…

United for our children’s future

Not long ago, one of our high school seniors, Diego Morales, told…

Falling in love with craft beer in SF

You will not find a sign with Church Key's name on it,…

Made in China’s amusing menu leads to dining adventure

“There is no cauliflower in the Shenyang cauliflower,” our server mysteriously warned…

Sam’s Grill up for another century of no-nonsense dining

The term classic is literal – and used in the best sense…

The next generation of joint injections

Joints sometimes hurt. Like well-oiled machines, occasionally the oil runs thin, the…

Engine failure blamed after Harrison Ford crashes plane into golf course

Harrison Ford reported engine failure shortly after takeoff Thursday before crash-landing his…

Finding a lost wallet and the law

Today’s article is not a question, but an account of a recent…

Seth Rogen slams report he left pot “stench” in Sony office

After being demoted from her cushy gig as Sony Pictures’ co-chairwoman, Amy…

Canada politely begs residents not to scribble Spock on $5 bills

At first glance, Sir Wilfrid Laurier doesn’t bear much of a resemblance…

A new day for teaching and testing

Chances are when you were in school, you took the old multiple-guess…

New biography claims Princess Diana hooked up with Eric Clapton

Gossip ages about as well as leftovers, but one biographer has just…

Chips, calamari tacos, comfy feeling at Padrecito

Padrecito suits Cole Valley. The upscale Mexican spot is full of dark…