Phoenix

Phoenix headlines the 24th Live 105 BFD at the Shoreline Amphitheatre on Saturday. (Courtesy Emma Le Doyen)

BFD headliner Phoenix rises with joyful ‘Ti Amo’

The raison d’etre behind Grammy-winning French quartet Phoenix is no big secret:…

 

In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

Solar plane on global trip soars from California to Arizona

MOUNTAIN VIEW — A solar-powered airplane soared above the clouds Monday after…

 

Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final defensive play in the Oakland Athletics' sweep of the Giants during the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, has died. He was 56. The A's didn't provide a cause of death Friday in announcing Phillips' passing, which the club said occurred Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016,  in Arizona and was unexpected.(Jeff Robbins/1987 AP)

Former Athletics superutility Tony Phillips dead at 56

PHOENIX — Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final…

 

Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks about improving relationships between police and their communities, Monday, at the Justice Department in Washington.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in…

Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks about improving relationships between police and their communities, Monday, at the Justice Department in Washington.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Nina Hoss is riveting in director Christian Petzold’s atmospheric “Phoenix.” (Courtesy IFC Films)

‘Phoenix’ a compelling postwar melodrama

A romantic melodrama shaded with German history, “Phoenix” tells a story of…

Nina Hoss is riveting in director Christian Petzold’s atmospheric “Phoenix.” (Courtesy IFC Films)
Ross D. Franklin/APActress Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson helps controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio introduce vegetarian jail food

Pamela Anderson is best known for 1990s cheesefest “Baywatch,” but she’s also…

Ross D. Franklin/APActress Pamela Anderson
Courtesy photoDJ Vin Sol has been at the helm of "Club 1994" for two years.

Phoenix likes a good bargain

Thomas Mars isn't one of those musicians who has to own the…

Courtesy photoDJ Vin Sol has been at the helm of "Club 1994" for two years.
AP File PhotoThe A’s are planning to leave Phoenix Municipal Stadium in favor of HohoKam Park in 2015 after the Cubs leave the stadium for a new facility.

A’s shifting spring home to HohoKam Park after using Phoenix since ’82

PHOENIX — The A’s will move their spring training camp to nearby…

AP File PhotoThe A’s are planning to leave Phoenix Municipal Stadium in favor of HohoKam Park in 2015 after the Cubs leave the stadium for a new facility.
Doug Ko/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMarshall players hoists pitcher Aumen Holliday in celebration after the Phoenix became the first AAA B Division team to defeat an A Division team in 117 games.

Historic victory puts Marshall baseball team on the map

Marshall High School baseball coach Gerald Rankin has said it for many…

Doug Ko/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMarshall players hoists pitcher Aumen Holliday in celebration after the Phoenix became the first AAA B Division team to defeat an A Division team in 117 games.
Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThurgood Marshall’s Mark Alexander (55) gave Lincoln’s offense plenty of trouble with seven blocks and 22 rebounds. Alexander also scored 16 points.

Thurgood Marshall Phoenix basketball team rise to the occasion in final quarter

Down seven points with 5:13 left in the game, it seemed Thurgood…

Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThurgood Marshall’s Mark Alexander (55) gave Lincoln’s offense plenty of trouble with seven blocks and 22 rebounds. Alexander also scored 16 points.
Kyle Terada/US PresswireManny Ramirez seems motivated to resurrect his career in an A’s uniform and work his way back to being “baseball ready.”

A humbler Manny working his way back to being 'baseball ready'

PHOENIX-- Green-collar baseball? When Manny Ramirez is in camp for the A’s,…

Kyle Terada/US PresswireManny Ramirez seems motivated to resurrect his career in an A’s uniform and work his way back to being “baseball ready.”