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U-Va. attorney asked ‘Jackie’ to disavow Rolling Stone rape article

Court document shows U-Va. encouraged student to say she had never reported an alleged gang rape to the school; she declined, saying that was untrue.

New in town: The Comet Pub & Lanes

Ben Horgan and Uri, Ethan, and Talia Wurtzel renovated the Suburban Lanes space into the family-friendly but still cool—and a little bit kitschy—Comet this summer. It boasts 32 lanes, a shuffleboard area, a sprawling bar, and a menu from Savannah Sasser that gives a gastropub feel to straight-from-the-fryer food.

UC Berkeley Greek parties back on, with new rules

UC Berkeley’s Greek organizations agreed to new rules they say will keep students safer as they lifted an unprecedented self-imposed party ban at fraternities and sororities that was implemented after two woman reported being sexually assaulted at off-campus fraternity houses. [...]Show More Summary

A neighborhood space blooms in Noe Valley

Neighbors hoped for an open space to meet friends and bring their children. A mix of San Francisco general-fund dollars, Open Space Fund money, private donations and state grants was stitched together to cover the $7 million cost ofShow More Summary

Celebrate Halloween At Alchemia Art of Hair On Saturday

The salon located in the beautiful Somerset Apartments at 5009 North Sheridan has a Halloween invitation for you!"Join us on Saturday Oct 29th to celebrate Halloween with Alchemia Art of Hair!Bring the family in for treats, hot chocolate,...Show More Summary

Buena Park Parents To Hold Halloween Meet & Greet On Saturday

The next Buena Park Parents Meet and Greet will take place on Saturday, October 29, between 9:30am and 11:30am. It will happen at the Uptown Library, 929 West Buena (parking lot available).Come test out your Halloween costumes at the Buena Park Parents Meet and Greet at the Uptown Branch Library. Show More Summary

He dreamed of screams: Meet the man behind the modern haunted house

In 1971, Itsi Atkins turned an abandoned convent into a haunted house. Was he the first?

Culver City To Sue FAA Over Change In Flight Paths

The city says that the new flight paths will lead to more planes flying over the area, raising noise and air pollution. [ more › ]

Signing Wade is the best thing the Bulls could have done this summer

Few, if any, truths are revealed about an NBA team in the preseason.  The answers Bulls fans seek—most notably to the question, "Can they challenge the Cavaliers in the East?"—will have to wait until real games begin Thursday.  One thing is clear already, however: No matter what happens this season,...

Cubbie bears? More like Huggie bears

From the looks of it, it's nothing but love in the Cubs dugout. Hugs all around! Maybe these supportive embraces are behind the team's success. Because you know what they say: a hug a day keep the Cubs in the game. OK, we just made that up, but it's probably true.

Trevor Bauer gets mini drone gift from savage Cubs fan

Maybe "chop a finger" is the well-wish equivalent of "break a leg" in show business. That seems to be the message one Cubs fan seemed to be sending Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer by giving him a mini drone toy as a gift, which Bauer tweeted along with a photo Wednesday. If you haven't been following...

How to navigate Filipino mega-store Seafood City

Consider this your primer for navigating the wonderful world of Seafood City.

The Stranger Endorses Eric Pettigrew for Legislative District No. 37, Representative Position No. 2

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Eric Pettigrew did not come to our SECB interview. Perplexed, the SECB flipped back to our endorsements issue from 2014, in which we called Representative Eric Pettigrew, who has been in the legislature...Show More Summary

Meet the Bulls' 8 new faces for 2016-17

Looking at the roster for the 2016-17 NBA season, you could very well call this year’s squad the unrecogniza-Bulls.  Sure, they will still be able to count on Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson, Nikola Mirotic, Doug McDermott, Bobby Portis and Cristiano Felicio. But there are so many new faces to get acquainted...

Q&A: Eric Idle Loves Being on Tour with John Cleese, and Hates the Daily Mail, Rock'n'Roll, and Selfies

16 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Eric Idle appears with John Cleese Wed-Thurs Oct 26-27 at the Moore Theatre Of all the members of Monty Python's Flying Circus, Eric Idle has surely had the most fruitful third act. This would be true even if he'd done nothing more than serving as playwright and co-creator of the monumentally popular Broadway show Spamalot. Show More Summary

5 Chicago comedy shows to see this week

A free show at Holiday Club, Halloween at Under the Gun Theater and more.

Tech-Backed Poll Finds SF Residents Blame Tech Industry, City Hall For Lack Of Affordable Housing

63 percent said tech was to blame, and 53 percent also said the city was to blame. [ more › ]

You'll Want A Bowl Of Ramen After Seeing This Classic Japanese Film

Thankfully, there are plenty of options just blocks away. [ more › ]

Top Chinese sailor who departed San Francisco is missing at sea

A top Chinese sailor who departed San Francisco last week and is attempting to break the world record for a solo voyage across the Pacific Ocean has lost radio contact with officials monitoring his progress in China, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday. Show More Summary

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