Kantner, counterculture icon with Jefferson Airplane, dead at 74

Jan 29, 2016

Kantner, counterculture icon with Jefferson Airplane, dead at 74

Paul Kantner, co-founder of the group Jefferson Airplane, whose psychedelic sound and free-spirited mindset helped define 1960s counterculture, died Thursday at age 74, media in his native San Francisco said. With hits such as “Somebody to Love” and “White Rabbit,” Jefferson Airplane wrote anthems ...

Step into San Francisco's lively Chinatown

Jan 23, 2016

Step into San Francisco's lively Chinatown

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The best plan for tackling San Francisco’s Chinatown is no plan at all. Simply wandering the wide streets and narrow alleys will take you where you need to go. Whether you just happen to be in town or are visiting for something specific like ...

Greinke leads Dodgers past Giants

Sep 2, 2015

Greinke leads Dodgers past Giants

Nothing the San Francisco Giants did fazed Zack Greinke. It was a hole on the mound where he pushes off with his right ankle that bothered him. It grew bigger as the game went on, causing Greinke to tweak his ankle and draw a ...

Ricochet killed woman in San Francisco pier shooting

Aug 28, 2015

Ricochet killed woman in San Francisco pier shooting

The shot that killed a young San Francisco woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement before striking her in the back, which defense attorneys say shows the killing was an accident. But San Francisco police inspector John Evans testified the ...

Aug 18, 2015

Shallow M4 temblor gives San Francisco Bay area quick, hard jolt

A short, sharp earthquake rattled the San Francisco Bay Area early Monday, breaking picture frames and cracking plaster without prompting reports of injuries or major damage. The magnitude-4.0 quake struck at 6:49 a.m. and was centered just north of Piedmont, near Berkeley, the U.S. ...