Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Actress and Director Penny Marshall Dies at Age 75

Actress and Director Penny Marshall Dies at Age 75

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Penny Marshall, who starred in "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming one of the top-grossing female directors in Hollywood, has died. She was 75.

Some Advertisers Leave Carlson Show After Immigrant Comments

Some Advertisers Leave Carlson Show After Immigrant Comments

NEWS | By Mae Anderson | Dec 18
Some advertisers say they are leaving conservative host Tucker Carlson's show following his remarks referring to immigrants as "the world's poor."

Olivia Newton-John Memoir Coming Out in US in 2019

Olivia Newton-John Memoir Coming Out in US in 2019

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Olivia Newton-John's autobiography, released last fall in her longtime home Australia, comes out in the U.S. in 2019.

Sandra Bullock's Oscars Host Solution: Call on Random Actors

Sandra Bullock's Oscars Host Solution: Call on Random Actors

ENTERTAINMENT | By John CaruccI | Dec 18
Sandra Bullock has an impromptu idea for how to solve the Oscars host problem, and it involves a lot of improvisation.

Flynn Sentencing Abruptly Postponed to Allow for Cooperation

Flynn Sentencing Abruptly Postponed to Allow for Cooperation

NEWS | By Eric Tucker and Chad Day | Dec 18
A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing Tuesday for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country.

Trump Foundation Reaches Deal to Dissolve Amid Lawsuit

Trump Foundation Reaches Deal to Dissolve Amid Lawsuit

NEWS | By Michael R. Sisak | Dec 18
President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to dissolve while Trump fights allegations he misused assets for business and political purposes.

PopUps: 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Gets Renewed for Season 3 & 4

PopUps: 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Gets Renewed for Season 3 & 4

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Ahead of airing its second season, Netflix announced "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" will be returning for a third and fourth season.

A Journey Through 2018's Top Pop Culture Moments

A Journey Through 2018's Top Pop Culture Moments

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Noveck | Dec 18
And the top pop culture moments of 2018 are ...

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

Health Suffers Deep in the Troubled Heart of Texas

NEWS | By Sharon Jayson | Dec 18
The booming $1.8 trillion Texas economy rivals that of many countries and puts the state at the top of a host of rankings. But the familiar Texas braggadocio disappears when it comes to health care.

Watch: Porn Star Blake Mitchell No Longer Lonely, Introduces New BF

Watch: Porn Star Blake Mitchell No Longer Lonely, Introduces New BF

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 18
Popular porn star Blake Mitchell introduces fans to his new boyfriend, a few months after sharing a video about how the adult film industry has impacted his dating life.


News

Charlotte Funds Go to Improving Image After 'Bathroom Bill'

Charlotte Funds Go to Improving Image After 'Bathroom Bill'

NATIONAL | Dec 18
More than 1 ½ years since North Carolina's "bathroom bill" was repealed, Charlotte is spending millions to try to attract the visitors turned off by the measure seen as allowing discrimination against LGBTQ residents.


Entertainment

Spiritual Gauguin
San Francisco, CA

Spiritual Gauguin

FINE ARTS | By Sura Wood | Dec 9
The show of 60 paintings from the collection of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen features revelatory examples of the artist's expressive printmaking, painted wood bas reliefs, and over a dozen, lesser-known primitive experiments with ceramics.

 Review :: Bloody Birthday

Review :: Bloody Birthday

MOVIES | By Ken Tasho | Dec 18
It seems audiences weren't ready for young kids as killers in 1980, but Arrow Video presents this nasty - yet oh so hilarious at times — little known horror flick.


Business

For Trump, the Economy Is a Potential 2020 Storm Cloud

For Trump, the Economy Is a Potential 2020 Storm Cloud

FINANCE | By Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey | Dec 18
Forget Robert Mueller. The greatest threat to President Donald Trump's re-election bid may not be the slew of investigations closing in on his Oval Office but a possible economic slowdown. And the president knows it.


Finance

Man who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

Man who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

NATIONAL | Dec 16
A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was.


Cars

Elon Musk to Unveil Underground Tunnel, Transport Cars

Elon Musk to Unveil Underground Tunnel, Transport Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Amanda Lee Myers | Dec 18
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday that could move people faster than subways.


Health/Fitness

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

For the Asking: When Drugmakers Help Pay the Bill

HEALTH | By Sarah Jane Tribble | Dec 18
When financial incentives like copay coupons and debit cards won't work, pharmaceutical companies sometimes will write a check — what they call direct reimbursement — to make sure a loyal patient will stay on a high-cost, brand-name drug.


Travel

Cyprus Anticipating Record Number of Tourist Arrivals

Cyprus Anticipating Record Number of Tourist Arrivals

Dec 18
Cyprus is on course for its best tourism year in terms of arrivals after official figures showed that the number coming to the east Mediterranean island nation has surpassed 3.8 million for the first time.


Nightlife

Amy & Freddy - Holiday Cabaret Duo at Oasis
San Francisco, CA

Amy & Freddy - Holiday Cabaret Duo at Oasis

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Jim Gladstone | Dec 9
You better think twice if you're expecting anything less than silly fun holiday camp from the consummate piano and vocal duo Amy & Freddy, when they play at Oasis on Sunday, December 16.

Code Red Aids Fundraiser @ The Foundry Philadelphia

Code Red Aids Fundraiser @ The Foundry Philadelphia

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 16
Code Red, a fundraiser supporting the fight against HIV and AIDS, was held at the Foundry inside the Fillmore. This event surpassed all previous records of not only attendance, but also money raised, over $40,000, which is twice the amount from last year.