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Bay Area Hall of Famers: Ken Stabler, Eddie DeBartolo, Dick Stanfel

San Francisco 49ers Eddie Debartolo Jr. congratulates quarterback #16 Joe Montana and running back #33 Roger Craig after the 49ers defeated the Miami Dolphins to...

Warriors strike, leaving a league in shambles

With all respect to Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge (Tim Duncan is said to be on the verge of retirement), there just isn't enough variety...

The ultimate guide to summer concerts in Northern California

Lady Antebellum, Craig Morgan, Chris Janson, Chase Bryant, Casey Barnes, the Band Perry, Kip Moore, Chase Rice, Kristian Bush, McKenna Faith, Billy Currington, Josh Turner,...

Ousted Transbay Center exec exits with big perks

Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan (left) and S.F. Mayor Ed Lee kick off the transit center construction in 2011. ... Charity case: The fight over the future of...

High-speed rail on fast track to Bay Area

Speechless: Three of the protesters who disrupted San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee's big speech to 800 guests at a business breakfast at the Fairmont Hotel...

Beloved holiday parties in full swing in S.F.

... artist Ira Yeager; Monica and Harry Hunt; Linda Hale Bucklin; Warren and Sally Debenham; Stephene McKeen and George Fullerton; Jeffery Earl Warren; Barry and...

Apple praises new Steve Jobs biography, faults 2011 best-seller

Heavy.com“I thought the Isaacson book did him a tremendous disservice,” Apple CEO Tim Cook says in “Becoming Steve Jobs,” an unauthorized biography that goes on...

All the 'Naughty Babies' dreams fulfilled

As event Chairwoman Lisa Goldman had planned, every guest got a chance to strut the red carpet in gowns and gems, an egalitarian notion intended...

Jean Quan tries to delay Coliseum vote, seeks more talks

Just last Wednesday, after baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said the A's could leave Oakland immediately if they couldn't get a deal, Quan said, "We need...

Backers table measure to rein in Airbnb in SF

... Van Ness Avenue - could not even apply. "The ballot initiative contains many land mines that make home sharing not just difficult but virtually...

Bringing the pizza to a Paris park

And Ed Gilbert of Gallery Paule Anglim is just back from Paris, where he attended a showing of the Saint Laurent (the "Yves" has been...

Rob Reiner funnels his life experience into 'And So It Goes'

In 2007, he directed "The Bucket List" starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson as terminally ill patients who escape from a hospital and embark on...

SF's new ideas for ending chronic homelessness

Mayor Ed Lee says the city's next big push on homelessness should be creating a "housing ladder" so that people don't get stuck at whatever...

Mansion's getting fixed up, but governor's not moving

The last governor to live there was Ronald Reagan, who moved out after his wife, Nancy, complained that the place was a firetrap. Fast forward...

U.S. Open Tee Times

6:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Henrik Norlander, Sweden; Lucas Bjerregaard, Denmark; Rob Oppenheim, United States. 6:56 a.m.-12:41 p.m. — Chad ... 7:18 a.m.-1:03 p.m. — Patrick...

Braves fall 5-4 as Marlins complete 3-game sweep

With the Marlins trailing 4-3, pinch-hitter Reed Johnson singled off Ian Thomas (1-1) leading off the seventh and took second on Christian Yelich's single. Derek...

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

... may have been factors that tempted Americans to latch onto it. "It's almost like all the seasons of 'Lost' was the promotional period for...

Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise

... with money to spend. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, file) ... Company spokeswoman Marybeth Schmitt described the festival as "the ideal venue" to launch new...

SF Mayor Ed Lee pledges to fix elevators in public housing

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee plans to announce on Thursday that he'll spend $5.4 million for immediate repairs to the constantly malfunctioning elevators in public...

Rep. Mike Honda's latest challenge: He can't vote for himself

... Fourth District - and is making an issue of where McClintock lives. McClintock "has no roots in the district," said Moore's strategist, Rob Stutzman.

US golf has more than just Tiger, Phil

Spieth is coming fast. He's only 20 years old, sure, but also consider this: At the end of 2012, barely 16 months ago, Spieth had...

'The Hound of the Baskervilles' review: Old dog, new tricks

POLITE APPLAUSE The Hound of the Baskervilles: Comedy. By Stephen Canny and John Nicholson. Adapted from the story by Arthur Conan Doyle. Directed by Robert...

Fur Heritage Fades as Trapper's Work Is Canada's Loneliest: Jobs

Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's environment minister, who represents the northern territory of Nunavut, said people living in the Arctic take care of animals they've depended on...

NHL results, March 18

"We knew it was going to be a big game. We knew they would come hard to get Patty the win, so we're glad we...

GM's Barra Says She's 'Personally' Sorry About Switch Recall

MiamiHerald.com In Canada, the opposition New Democratic Party has asked Transport Minister Lisa Raitt to testify about the government's probe into the defects behind the recall.

Thumbs-up for $15-an-hour minimum wage in new S.F. poll

According to a recent study by the Brookings Institution, the gap between San Francisco's wealthy residents and its poor ones is growing faster than in...

Blake Griffin has Clippers soaring, but some call him soft

Griffin has elevated his game dramatically, adding mid-range jumpers, post-up moves and Tim Duncan-like bank shots to his high-flying dunk routine. Last week, it seemed...

BofA, Citigroup, Credit Suisse Sued by FDIC Over Libor Rigging

Many of the failed banks sought out Libor-based derivatives as protections, not to seek capital gains, said Robert DeYoung, a University of Kansas professor who...

BofA, Citigroup, Credit Suisse Sued by FDIC in Libor Rigging

Many of the failed banks sought out Libor-based derivatives as protections, not to seek capital gains, said Robert DeYoung, a University of Kansas professor who...

Bob Thomas, dean of Hollywood reporters, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Thomas, the longtime Associated Press writer and dean of Hollywood reporters who covered a record 66 Oscar ceremonies, reported on...

Putin on Ukraine Supported by China-Syria-Venezuela Minority

He warned on March 7 against easing the fund's standards to enable a large loan to Ukraine under pressure from the U.S. and Europe. *...

Putin on Ukraine Okay With China-Syria-Venezuela Nation Minority

He warned on March 7 against easing the fund's standards to enable a large loan to Ukraine under pressure from the U.S. and Europe. *...