Local

Supervisor David Chiu seeks predictable schedules for retail workers

On Tuesday, Supervisor David Chiu will introduce legislation to shine a light on the challenges of working in formula retail establishments — think Starbucks, Walgreens, ...

Is Duboce Triangle improving or declining? Yes, of course it is

A little more than two months ago, I wrote a column about how neighbors felt the well-maintained, tree-lined neighborhood had taken a turn for the ...

Mountain View gas victims were father and son

The cause of the deaths has not been determined pending toxicology tests, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office. While responding to the ...

Cap on short-term stays debated as Airbnb legislation advances

by Joshua Sabatini After undergoing a handful of amendments, San Francisco’s plan to regulate the exploding online short-term rental industry advanced Monday amid concerns about ...

Flower Mart’s future could go to SF voters

by Jonah Owen Lamb The future of the Wholesale Flower Mart may be in the hands of The City’s voters come next year. On the ...

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Technology

Apple to Bring iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to China on October 17

Apple has announced the availability date for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in China: October 17 The devices will be available at ...

5 Roadblocks to Virtual Reality Becoming Mainstream

For more than 25 years, one iteration or the next of virtual reality has been touted as a life-altering technological breakthrough. At the first Oculus ...

BlackBerry Wants to Launch One Unconventional Product Every Year

BlackBerry might not be one of the cool kids among smartphones anymore, but it apparently doesn’t mind being quirky and is willing to take some ...

Robotic Octopus Can Crawl, Carry Stuff

Scientists have built a robotic octopus that is not only capable of swimming and moving in the same way as its biological inspiration, but that ...

Purposely Bending an iPhone Doesn't Mean Bendgate Is Real, It Means You're an Assh*le

Bendgate just won’t go away. A week after reports of iPhone 6 Plus devices being a little too flexible went viral, the durability of Apple’s ...

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Money

California Says 'Yes' to Sex on College Campuses

Before having sex, students at California colleges must now get a clear indication that both participants agree to the act, according to a bill signed ...

Hong Kong Protests Are a Threat to Xi and His 'Chinese Dream'

The protests that have rocked Hong Kong pose a major challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who has been touting this moment in China’s history ...

Not Even China's Great Firewall Can Shut Out News About Hong Kong's Democracy Protests

Despite heavy censorship on news about the Hong Kong protests, some information has filtered through. That doesn’t mean all Chinese support the protests—far from it

Europe & China Start Direct Trading In Euros & Yuan As De-Dollarization Expands

De-dollarization has been an ongoing theme hidden just below the surface of the mainstream media for more than a year as Russia and China slowly ...

Senate Sponsor Exposes The Real Reason For The Fed

Robert Latham Owen was a part-Cherokee Democratic Senator from Oklahoma between 1907 and 1925 who (ironically) championed efforts to strengthen public control of government. He ...

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Living

What I Learned About Love As A Caregiver To An Alzheimer's Patient

For seven years, I’d help my friend Ed get dressed and eat breakfast before I went off to work. But he’d soon call, desperately needing ...

Lexus CT 200h: World’s First Luxury Hybrid Hatchback

The Lexus CT 200h is a pretty amazing vehicle. It’s a hybrid that doesn’t look or act much like a hybrid.  It achieves 42 mpg ...

Can Sharing Hacked Celebrity Photos Get You Arrested or Sued?

Amid the photo hacking scandal involving Rihanna, Gabrielle Union, Amber Heard, Meagan Good, and a slew of others, there’s been questions as to whether simply ...

Dallas Hospital Quarantines Patient For Possible Ebola Infection

DALLAS (AP) — A patient in a Dallas hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test ...

Book Review: 'All The Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid'

The new book by Matt Bai explores the political resonance of Gary Hart, whose presidential ambitions were dashed when he revealed he had an affair. ...

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Sports

Lee blocks out noise, 'no hard feelings' towards Warriors

David Lee was not traded for Kevin Love this offseason. Although his name was included in the rampant rumors, he’s ready to move forward.

Warriors' Bogut back, ready for more punishment

Andrew Bogut has a laundry list of old injuries that’s as long as he is tall, but the 7-foot center has no plans to ease ...

A's, Giants possible World Series matchups

What’s the most interesting World Series matchup? What’s the least? Yahoo! Sports considered anything and everything and came up with the completely unscientific list.

Suns sign Morris twins to four-year extensions

Markieff and Marcus Morris were key contributors to Phoenix’s surprising run last season, providing scoring, depth and versatility for a squad that won 48 games.

Smith powers Chiefs to 41-14 blowout over Patriots

Alex Smith threw for three touchdowns while Tom Brady committed three turnovers as the Chiefs routed the Patriots 41-14 on Monday night.

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Entertainment

Walmart Claims Tracy Morgan Wasn't Wearing Seatbelt in Crash

The company claims that any injuries sustained could have been avoided if Morgan and fellow passengers were wearing seatbelts

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's Intimate Wedding Album Appears in PEOPLE

The newlyweds share 25 exclusive photos – and all the romantic details – with PEOPLE

A Matter of Hart

Matt Bai’s buzzed-about new book points to Gary Hart’s sex scandal as the moment American political reporting went tabloid. In an adaption from her new ...

Who Was Sent Home on Dancing with the Stars?

Monday night’s performances garnered two perfect scores

Chris Hemsworth to Star in Movie About Hank Williams' Ghost

Thor is going country. TheWrap reports that Chris Hemsworth will produce and star in the movie based on Steve Earle’s book, I’ll Never Get Out ...

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The Mix

Bank Robbery Suspect's Mugshot Goes Viral

Some social media users call the photo, with toothy smile and his eyes open wide, the “mugshot of the year”.

'Strong' Cologne Leads Cops To Hiding Suspect

An Oregon man, who evaded police in his car, is later found on foot after leaving a trail of “strong cologne” in his wake.

The Popular New Dance Craze For the Socially Anxious

By Rachel Bloom  Published: September 29th, 2014  Buy This Song on iTunes!

19 Laws You've Probably Broken Without Realizing It

By CRACKED Readers  Published: September 29th, 2014  You’re all worthy of having your asses kicked by Batman, and we have proof. Our readers have compiled ...

19 Impossibly Badass Do-It-Yourself Projects

By CRACKED Readers  Published: September 28th, 2014  Remember back in the day when, even with the instructions, you couldn’t build that Lego set? But there ...

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Politics

Incumbent govs fear wipeout

The fate of big-name Republicans and Democrats are all on the line.

Bill allows families to seek gun restraining order

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California would become the first state to allow family members to petition judges to take away relatives’ guns if they are ...

SCOTUS could inject same-sex marriage into races

A ruling on the issue would vault it into the final weeks of the midterm campaign.

W.H. met twice with Congress aides on ISIL

They discuss whether there was need for a resolution authorizing force.

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Opinion

Hilarious German Satire of Anti-Russian Propaganda

While the German media has been at least as propagandistic as the US/UK media in its resurrection of wild, Cold War-style rhetoric over the Ukraine situation, cracks are beginning ...

Whistleblowers Expose NSA-Partner Israel’s Corrupt Use of Surveillance Information

The Israel government, with whom the US government has been sharing for years Americans’ and others’ unredacted private information and communications obtained through the US ...

US War on Syria, Day Two: Civilian Casualties, New Scarier Group Hit, Israel Joins

In an attack on Syria that the Obama administration promises will be “ongoing,” the first day of US bombs has reportedly left eight civilians dead ...

Andrew Napolitano: US Using Gun Transfer Forms to Violate Free Speech and Privacy

RPI Advisory Board Member Andrew Napolitano, speaking with Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Fox News regarding race and ethnicity questions people are required to answer to purchase ...

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