Restaurants in San Francisco are adding music to the list of nightly menus they produce for patrons.
Signs that your neighborhood has become upscale: computer stores, needlepoint boutiques... exotic-bird shops?
This ride's for you (if you like hulking seafaring machines and a Superfund site).
Squishy, intergalactic-looking "hydroid polyps" have washed up on beaches by the thousands.
Using "lean" concepts, urban mobility can evolve as rapidly as iPhone apps.
The corner stores near my home in Oakland, California, carry the craziest, cheapest alcoholic beverages I've ever seen. So I decided to try them all.
Two maps and six charts take sprawl rankings to another level.
It's not just for your own protection, dummy.
Anybody see any problems with this weird underwater design?
The exhibit next heads to Los Angeles, and then all over the world (well, maybe).
A new website is putting the Department under a microscope. They don't come out looking so good.
How "walkable coffee shops" might foster a better sense of community.
A time-scale transit map shows how long it takes to get around on Muni, BART, and the Caltrain.
Expect unusual East Coast cold and West Coast heat to "remain in place through most of the remainder of March."
The Castro neighborhood is about to get a lot more festive.
After months of extremely dry weather, a Sacramento-area lake has pulled a massive disappearing act.
Scenarios that play out like a made-for-TV film.
Sniffing around a new Bay Area exhibit devoted to the smells of places from the modern day to the Middle Ages.
One man's unusual proposal to recycle some of the 58,209 tons of bridge steel currently being dismantled.