Zodiac Porn: Life On The Street Where Paul Stine Was Murdered

It really is an idyllic street, the one where Paul Stine was murdered by the Zodiac Killer on the night of October 11, 1969. Mansions of unfathomable size (and unfathomable cost) line Washington Street, between Cherry and Maple. The woods of the Presidio are tucked just around the corner. It's silent, save for the… » 3/26/15 11:55am Yesterday 11:55am

Week Sauce: The Kale Now Comes In Powder Form

The big news in San Francisco last week was that revelation that the Catholic Church here was dousing homeless campers with water. Anyone sleeping in the foyer at St. Mary's Cathedral was sprayed down every few minutes, KCBS radio reported. The homeless campers apparently didn't mind too much — one reporter spotted… » 3/23/15 12:47pm Monday 12:47pm

Media Swamp: Branded Content Is Not A Scholarship For Journalism

Earlier this week I sat on a panel during SXSW suspiciously called "Journaling and Journalism" which marketed itself as a panel discussion on what the future of content will be. The panelists were the following: » 3/20/15 4:45pm 3/20/15 4:45pm

Zodiac Porn: What Does This Dude Actually Look Like?

As Will pointed out a few weeks ago, there's a large population of Zodiac lovers hanging out on the "deep web." They populate web 1.0-looking forums with names like "zodiackiller.com" and "zodiackillerfacts.com," wielding personas like "Lucifer's Angel" and "Kevin B." These forums aren't spectacularly active, but the… » 3/19/15 3:11pm 3/19/15 3:11pm

Today's Human Turd: Valencia Street In The Morning

San Francisco is covered in so much human feces. Every resident or regular visitor is familiar with the smells wafting from a broken escalator or stain on the sidewalk. So we here at RatterSF will catalogue the fecal flora of San Francisco's streets. » 3/18/15 5:49pm 3/18/15 5:49pm