Best and worst airlines for Bay Area travelers

We’d all likely love to fly on an airline like Delta all the time, but the problem for Bay Area travelers is that it does not fly to enough places from here. None of its hubs are in Northern California. So to get anywhere on Delta you have to fly from here and connect in […]

Gwyneth Paltrow to bring new Goop store and wellness summit to the Bay Area

Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand — known for products like rose quartz face rollers and advice on “how to be a super attractor” — has a pair of debuts destined for the bay this November. The In Goop Health wellness summit is coming to Craneway Pavilion in Richmond November 16, and Paltrow and co. will open […]

Bay Area natives Mahershala Ali and Darren Criss nab 2019 Golden Globe Awards

Criss, who grew to fame in the ebullient musical hit show “Glee,” told Variety last summer that the move to appear in a much darker role was actually a long time coming. After his Emmy nomination last year, he told the site that “had been waiting and working for this moment my entire life.” Criss […]

Skin care cleans up: Bay Area clean beauty brands worth a second look

Earlier this year, after an ill-advised change to my skin care regimen, my historically clear visage went haywire. I quickly descended into a digital rabbit hole of beauty blogs and Instagram ads for natural skin care products: “Learn more” and “shop now” were the calls to action, and I’d obey — swiping or tapping in […]

The Chesapeake Bay’s Smallmouth Bass Woes

Once one of the meccas for smallmouth fishing on the East Coast, the Susquehanna River has been beset by the most publicized and alarming health problems for smallmouth bass, including die-offs, open sores and ugly black splotches. “Intersex” fish — male fish found with female egg cells growing in their testes — have appeared, too. […]

Prosecuting Trump: Pelosi picks Bay Area Rep. Zoe Lofgren for impeachment trial

Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, an early backer of impeachment, said he tried to persuade Lofgren to support an inquiry last summer, when the issue was not Ukraine but the investigation into whether Trump’s 2016 campaign had worked with Russians who interfered in the presidential election. Huffman said he failed, though Lofgren backed an inquiry […]

Roberta Gonzales leaving KPIX TV and KCBS Radio after 21 years

“It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for years, host my own show,” she says. “I had a show in Chicago called, ‘News for Kids Chicago Style,’ and when I first came here I had a fitness show called ‘The Pulse.’ It’s time for me to reinvent myself and have fun! I’m blessed to be […]

Legalization of in-law units set for vote by S.F. supervisors

“This is a significant package of legislation to legalize tens of thousands of existing in-laws that have housed some of our most vulnerable San Franciscans,” Chiu said Tuesday. “I appreciate the feedback we’ve gotten from a whole variety of quarters as we build consensus around this important element of our housing stock.”

Reasons not to move to San Francisco

Scroll through the above slideshow to see some of San Francisco’s drawbacks and tell us your own reasons for not moving (or moving!) to San Francisco in the comments. Since some of these issues have become even bigger in recent years, we decided this gallery needs a re-run.

At In the Groove, one Oakland hip-hop dancer makes a living from the rhythm

Income from the dance studio and the two intermediate hip-hop classes Panitchpakdi teaches each week cover her basic expenses every month. Special projects, like teaching at a dance industry intensive, giving private lessons or choreographing a music video, fund the extras — although health insurance and other safety-net items aren’t high on her priority list. […]