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6/10/2011

Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco and spent his first few months in a boarding house in Chinatown with members of the Mandarin Theatre (his father was one... More»

2/22/2011

Attacking intractable problems is more than a habit for Steve Kirsch—it’s the only way he knows how to live. When the 54-year-old Los Altos... More»

1/24/2011

The waiter has just about had it. It’s his third time back to the table after being peppered with questions about the cod, crab cakes, and tuna. This... More»

10/22/2010

It’s 5:45 in the afternoon. As usual, the line is out the door at Tartine Bakery, a café in the heart of “the Gastro,” as the... More»

4/23/2010

Three years ago, at a two-day retreat in the Presidio, San Francisco architect Craig Hartman appeared before a crowd of urban-planning types at a... More»

3/19/2010

The earthquake rips through the streets, swallowing trees and cars and people—everything except John Cusack and his family. Cusack, of course,... More»

8/14/2008

Humans are about 99.9 percent alike at the cellular level—but scientists have found that predictable variations at certain locations, or loci, in our... More»

6/1/2008

ON March 4, 2008, aka Gay Marriage Day at the California Supreme Court, the press conferences in city hall started at 7:30... More»

4/14/2008

Jeff Dauber—How to trust your gut With his megawatt energy and chest-to-toe tattoos, Jeff Dauber bears little resemblance to an aloof... More»

3/21/2008

Begin with a snapshot. In the foreground is Apple CEO Steve Jobs, onstage at the Moscone Center at this year’s Macworld conference, the annual... More»

2/8/2008

A week before Christmas, Marissa Mayer, the most closely watched woman in the most closely watched company in the world, stands in the bedroom of her $5... More»

2/4/2008

In its two-decade-plus existence, San Francisco's prestigious City Arts & Lectures series has had a hard time finding more than one or... More»