| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:16 PM
Doug Fister won for the second time in nearly four months, Adam Moore homered and the Seattle Mariners broke out of a long scoring slump to beat the Oakland Athletics 7-5 on Tuesday night.
Fister (5-11) scattered five hits over five innings and pitched...
| Jun 26, 2010
Walter H. Shorenstein, known as a titan of downtown San Francisco real estate development and a highly influential Democratic Party donor and fundraiser, has died. He was 95.
Shorenstein, former chairman and chief executive of the Shorenstein Co., died...
| Jun 8, 2010
I just received a very gracious phone call from Steve Poizner conceding the race. I want to commend Commissioner Poizner and his supporters for the energy they brought to their campaign.
It has been a tough campaign, but I'm a stronger candidate...
| May 25, 2010
| 2:45 PM
Think of tomatillos, with their flirty, papery husks and tart taste, as the sassy little cousins of beefsteak and Roma tomatoes.
They're not as abundant as those red tomatoes dominating farmers markets and produce bins. But tomatillos (toe-mah-TEE-ohs)...
| May 17, 2010
The mothers of three American hikers plan to leave Tuesday for Tehran where they said they will appeal to Iranian leaders to release their children from prison.
Cindy Hickey, Nora Shourd and Laura Fattal arrived in New York Sunday after receiving visas...
| May 14, 2010
| 9:39 AM
The state Assembly has approved a bill that would allow drug felons to collect food stamps.
Under the federally funded program, people convicted of drug felonies are banned from receiving the aid after they leave prison. But states can opt out of that...
| May 11, 2010
| 5:58 PM
The Seattle Chief of Police Search Committee is now in a closed door executive session deliberating who to choose for the top three candidates to pass on to Mayor Mike McGinn. The committee is expected to make a vote around 8:15 PM.
The three finalists...
| May 10, 2010
| 10:22 AM
NEW YORK -- In celebration of it's 10th anniversary, JetBlue is offering $10 fares for all remaining seats on nonstop flights to 59 destinations.
The offer is only good for tickets booked Monday and applies to "U.S. originating flights."
| Apr 30, 2010
| 1:12 PM
Ah, summer, the season of garden parties, backyard fetes and cozy picnics.
Whether it's a lavish spread under a froth of white canopies, or a simple meal served on a checkered cloth, a party is just the ticket to rouse us from the doldrums of a...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 3:04 PM
The future Pope Benedict XVI resisted pleas to defrock a California priest with a record of sexually molesting children, citing concerns including "the good of the universal church," according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature.
| Apr 5, 2010
| 10:05 PM
Casey Kotchman hit a go-ahead two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning to go along with two earlier RBIs in an impressive Seattle debut, lifting the Mariners to a 5-3 season-opening victory against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night....