Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The column returns after a two month hiatus. Glad to be back! Few filmmakers can match the stunning visual beauty of Mario Bava, the Italian auteur who made a number of horror films in Italy during the 1960s
Updated at 12:15pm Updated with official statement at 2pm In a city where we jump at any excuse to frolic in strange outfits, is there anything sadder than the closing of a costume store? Especially one that is 25 years old? Yes friends, Costumes on Haight is unfortunately closing and
By Kate Haverston Assault rifles? Sure, you can have those no problem. Pot? Well, that could be dangerous. In an age when 86-year-old Louisianan Ann Lee is asking questions about why we continue to vilify what has been shown by science to be less harmful — and shown by commerce
Here’s a brief inventory of the things I’ve loved in San Francisco…
Gogol Bordello never stays in the same place for long. Bandleader Eugene Hütz started to hear the songs of Seekers and Finders as he shuttled back and forth between three continents, and the nine-piece ensemble developed and refined them on the road. From its inception, Gogol Bordello has been a
When you turn on your weather station and hear that a storm is projected to hit your city this upcoming week, do you feel content knowing you’ve instilled the right preparation — or do you frantically begin to look for ways to safeguard your house at the last second instead?
By Nevin Long A crowd numbering in the hundreds gathered in the atrium of the Ed Roberts Campus in South Berkeley on Saturday to discuss the fight against the closure of Alta Bates Hospital. Officials from at least four municipalities, including Berkeley, Oakland, Albany and El Cerrito, and the state of