Arts & Culture

Win A Pair of Tickets To San Francisco Opera's presentation of Puccini's "Madame Butterfly"!Join Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl at San Francisco Opera's presentation of Puccini's "Madame Butterfly", courtesy of KCBS! Register here for your chance to win a pair of tickets to Jan on Saturday, November 12th show!
#KeepThemRuby: $300,000 Kickstarter Campaign To Save Dorothy’s SlippersThe ruby slippers that whisked Dorothy back to Kansas in three clicks are looking a little down at the heels.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Brings Masses To GG ParkOne of the most celebrated music festivals in the Bay Area and the nation, the annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass brings a free three-day celebration of music to Golden Gate Park this weekend.
Best Ways To Get Involved With Breast Cancer Awareness Month In The Bay AreaOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with tons of information to highlight not only the disease and the lives it affects, but also the opportunities to join in the efforts for education, research and funding. Awareness is a start to finding a cure to breast cancer one day soon.
Lena Dunham Speaks Up For Independent BookstoresDunham has a new role — spokesperson for a national campaign on behalf of independent bookstores. The best-selling author and creator and star of "Girls" is backing "Indies First," a program conceived by Sherman Alexie...
Best Self-Defense Classes In San FranciscoA profile of five of the best self-defense businesses and classes in San Francisco...

Family & Pets

Babies Should Sleep In Same Room As Parents During First YearThe American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom at night for six months to a year.
Don't Know What To Be For Halloween? Google Frightgeist Will DecideIt's that time of year. Time to decide what to be for Halloween.
'First Dog' Of California, Gov. Brown's 'Sutter' Has Cancer, Bleak PrognosisCalifornia's 'First Dog,' Gov. Jerry Brown's "Sutter" has fallen critically ill and is facing a bleak prognosis.
Best Haunted Spots In The Bay AreaDo you believe in ghosts? If not yet a believer, you just might change your mind after visiting one of these Bay Area spooky sights.
5 Hilarious Baby Halloween CostumesGet a little creative this Halloween. Here are five fun costume ideas for your baby that won't cost you an arm and a leg.
Best Neighborhoods To Trick-Or-Treat In The Bay AreaWith warm fall weather and rare rain, the Bay Area is the perfect place for Halloween trick-or-treating. Here are five of the Bay Area's best neighborhoods for trick-or-treating.

Food & Drink

Foodie Chap With Violet Grgich of Grgich Hill Estate In NapaVitner Violet Grgich shares her story and her father’s amazing journey in wine with Foodie Chap Liam Mayclem, taped recently at Grgich Hill Estate in Napa...
Canned Wine Has Vino Lovers Popping Tabs, Not CorksThe canned wine trend is catching on. -- no glasses or cork screws necessary.
Ask A San Francisco Chef: Top Tasty Pumpkin DishesAnjan Mitra, Executive Chef/Owner of two Dosa South Indian restaurants in San Francisco, shares recipes for pumpkins, an American favorite. While Northern California reaps a bounty of exceptional produce year-round, the highly seasonal vegetable is extremely special.
5 Best Pumpkin Beers Perfect For Your Halloween PartyIt's the season of pumpkin everything, including some incredible pumpkin beers that are perfect for your upcoming Halloween party. Here are five tasty offerings to get you started this season.
Foodie Chap Toasts Drunken History With Author Steven Grasse & Reverend Michael AlanTwo guys and a reverend meet in a bar - sounds like the start of gag but instead it's how things went down when Liam met with the two guys behind "Colonial Spirits: A Toast To Our Drunken History"
Deftones To Launch 'Phantom Bride' BeerPhantom Bride IPA will be available on draft and in 22-oz. bottles...

Nightlife & Music

Acclaimed Post-Punk Outfit Plays New Songs At IndependentOne of the more celebrated modern bands to mine the dark, foreboding sounds of classic post-punk, Canadian outfit Preoccupations returns to San Francisco to headline the Independent in San Francisco Saturday night.
Alt-Rock Band Revisits Landmark AlbumReunited '90s alternative-rock band Failure wraps up a month-long tour celebrating their seminal 1996 album 'Fantastic Planet' with this show at Social Hall in San Francisco Sunday night.
Photos: Green Day Rocks Hometown Show In BerkeleyCheck out pictures of Green Day performing at the UC Theatre in Berkeley on October 20th, 2016.
Veteran Swedish Band Brings Heady Sounds To WarfieldDeath-metal mavericks turned prog-rock heroes Opeth bring the epic sounds of the band's latest album 'Sorceress' to the Warfield on Saturday night with support from Texas metal band the Sword.
CBS SF Talks To Hard-Rock Legend Alice CooperOne of the most influential hard-rock acts of the 1970s still actively touring and recording, Alice Cooper talks about recent activity ahead of bringing his spectacular stage show to the Warfield on October 26.
CBS SF Talks To Sleep And High On Fire Guitarist Matt PikeCBS SF recently talked to High on Fire and Sleep guitarist Matt Pike about plans to record new albums with both of his bands next year.

Shopping & Style

Don't Know What To Be For Halloween? Google Frightgeist Will DecideIt's that time of year. Time to decide what to be for Halloween.
Budget-Friendly DIY Outdoor Halloween DecorationsCraft the perfect outdoor Halloween decorations with these DIY ideas.
Denim Named Official Fabric Of CaliforniaGovernor Jerry Brown just signed a bill naming denim the official fabric of California.
Best Custom Shirt Shops In The Bay AreaCustom T-shirts are a perfect avenue both for personal expression as well as for business marketing. Here are 5 of the Bay Area's top shops for custom t-shirt printing.
Best Pottery Shops In San FranciscoUnique gifts can be hard to find, but in San Francisco there are so many artists and craftsmen that make their goods accessible to the public. Pottery is one of those everyday wares that have beauty and function. Here are some of the best pottery shops in San Francisco where you can find local designs.
Best Places To Get A Makeover In The Bay AreaEveryone can benefit from a style upgrade, be it on hair, makeup or wardrobe. Here are five of the Bay Area's best companies that help clients revamp their look.

Travel & Outdoors

Win a Fly Away To Cebu, Philippines!Enter here for your chance to win a trip to the world-famous dive sites and white sand beaches of Cebu, Philippines!
House Hunting By Plane Taking Off In Bay Area Luxury Real Estate MarketHigh-end buyers are getting an aerial view of the most exclusive Bay Area homes.
Tourists Swamp San Francisco's Lombard Street, Annoying Neighbors And Vexing OfficialsSightseers have visited the landmark street for decades, but in the past four or five years, they have flooded it.
7 Best Places To Ride A CamelGo on the adventure of a lifetime and hop on top of a camel adventure where you can see some amazing sites in some of the most remote regions of the world.
5 Best Hostels In The United KingdomThe best hostels in the United Kingdom also rank among the best in the world...
The Rocky Mountain's 5 Best ViewsDive into the beauty of the Rocky Mountains where you will enjoy breathtaking landscapes filled with massive mountains, native wildlife and luscious foliage.

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