Entertainment

CBS SF Talks To 'Murder In The Front Row' Doc Director Adam DubinCBS SF talks to documentary director Adam Dubin about his new film on the Bay Area thrash metal scene 'Murder in the Front Row' as well as his earlier work making videos for the Beastie Boys and Metallica ahead of a private screening of the doc in San Francisco.
Beach Blanket Babylon, San Francisco's Famed Musical Revue, To End This YearSan Francisco's famed musical revue show Beach Blanket Babylon is closing its doors at the end of this year after a 45 year run, the show's producer announced on Wednesday.
San Francisco Explores New Ferry Service For Warriors Games, Other Chase Center EventsAs San Francisco prepares for the opening of the new Chase Center arena later this fall, Mayor London Breed on Wednesday announced the city is working on providing interim ferry service to the city’s Mission Bay neighborhood for events there.
Psychedelic Rock Icon Returns To The Chapel In San FranciscoTexas psychedelic garage rock legend Roky Erickson plays a two-night Halloween residency at the Chapel in San Francisco, spotlighting his hits with the 13th Floor Elevators Monday and focusing on his solo album 'The Evil One' on Halloween night.
Italian Space Doom Trio Comes To OaklandItalian psychedelic doom merchants Ufomammut bring their celebrated live show back to the Bay Area this Thursday as a tour celebrating the band's 20th anniversary kicks off at the Oakland Metro Operahouse.
Berkeley Rep's 'Fairview' Wins Pulitzer Prize For DramaA drama originally co-produced and commissioned by Berkeley Repertory Theatre has won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Health

Grieving Bay Area Mother Hears Beating Of Her Son's Heart In Transplant RecipientTwo Bay Area families are now united by one heart after an organ transplant saved one man’s life when another died in a shooting.
Mare Island Preservationist Warns Visitors After City Sprayed Trails With Potentially Toxic Weed KillerVallejo city leaders were scrambling to find out if and why a potentially toxic weed killer was used on the Mare Island Preserve after a preservationist sounded an alarm, warning people to stay away.
Mosquito Concerns Grow After Wet Bay Area WinterThe rain this year may have gotten us out of our drought but biologists are concerned about mosquitoes breeding in standing water in grassy swamps.
Santa Clara VTA Confirms 4 Cases Of Scabies Among DriversThe Valley Transportation Authority is grappling with an outbreak of scabies, a parasitic skin infection that’s sickened four bus drivers and forced the transit agency to pull a dozen buses out of service.
California Bill Would Make Cannabis More Accessible Throughout StateNew state legislation authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, could make cannabis more accessible throughout the state, Ting’s office announced Thursday.
Sonoma State Issues Advisory Not To Use Campus Tap Water Unless BoiledStudents and faculty at Sonoma State University have been advised to drink and cook with bottled water or boiled tap water after a drop in pressure occurred in the university’s well water pumping system.