Aug 7, 2014 — All the things customers do on phones — texting, tweeting, taking pictures, fussing with Wi-Fi passwords — slows down the process of being seated, ordering and paying the bill. And it's annoying.
Jul 28, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.
Jun 14, 2014 — The largest and oldest house on San Francisco's oft-photographed "Postcard Row" had languished on the market since March.
Jun 12, 2014 — The sheriff's department in San Francisco is now enrolling inmates in post-jail health coverage as soon as they enter the system. But even with insurance, former inmates can have trouble getting care.
Jun 3, 2014 — Ryan Kelly Chamberlain, 42, was arrested on Monday after a three-day manhunt prompted by a search of his apartment. The FBI search turned up the device.
Apr 24, 2014 — The City of Chester, which sank in 1888 after colliding with the liner Oceanic, has been found. At the time, false reports that the other ship's Chinese crew failed to assist stoked racial hatred.
Apr 1, 2014 — The San Francisco Cooking School invited us to explore the "wonder" of sliced bread, and perfect techniques for light to extra dark toast. Would you pay to learn the secrets of fancy toast?
Mar 12, 2014 — A nine-story apartment building that was under construction went up in flames. Firefighters were able to protect nearby buildings.
Feb 6, 2014 — San Francisco's Chinatown has long had its own hospitals and health care system. Now, one of the hospitals there is offering health insurance plans on California's exchange specifically for the Chinese-American community. It has been very successful where other plans have not.
Jan 15, 2014 — Emergency personnel had known a Chinese teenager was lying on the ground at San Francisco International Airport near the wreckage. But as they spread foam on the area, she was covered up. Tragically, two fire trucks later ran over the girl. A coroner says those blows caused her death.