Stories about San Bruno

New Music: Bells Rang’s synth-rock makes a California Wave

What is "California Wave"? According to the Bells Rang, a local electronic rock group whose self-titled EP drops Fri/14, it's a sound that’s perfect for blasting poolside in your...

Indiefest electrifies with punk and sci-fi royalty, surreal thrillers, local debuts

SF Indiefest (Wed/29-February 13) may not look backward a great deal, but when it does, it has to be the right fit for a festival that has never hewed to...

Supes poised to create 12 new districts where vacancy tax can be assessed

The Board of Supes is moving to create a dozen new neighborhood commercial districts – a move that will bring more of the city under the vacancy tax on...

Bingeing on dystopia: The politico-cultural decade in review

Gore Vidal once remarked that the three saddest words in the English language were “Joyce Carol Oates,” but from the vantage point of late December 2019, it’s actually “decade...

Uber’s plans include attacking public transit

Uber has acknowledged in a federal filing that its long-term goal is to privatize public transportation around the world. In a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the...

Will the state Democratic Party support public power?

The collapse of Pacific Gas and Electric Company is leading to serious efforts on both the statewide and the local level to replace the failed private utility with public-power...

Video casts doubt on prosecution theory in Kate Steinle killing

The jury in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate saw a video of the moment when a gun fired and killed Kate Steinle today. The video, from a security...

SF ‘resolves’ homeless camps — but where do the people go?

After months of undertaking, all of the encampments in San Francisco’s Mission District have been “resolved” — in other words, moved off the sidewalks. Or at least that’s what...

Houses over Bernal gas pipeline delayed again

The City Planning Department will have to do additional research on the chance that a pipeline under Bernal Hill could explode during the construction of two houses, the Board...

Development over gas main gets delayed again

A proposal to build two large houses on top of a PG&E gas main on the side of Bernal Hill was delayed again today after the City Planning Department...