Today's Human Turd: Natoma Street In The Afternoon

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. » 3/30/15 5:45pm Yesterday 5:45pm

Week Sauce: Whiny DJs Are The Worst

This, I learned this weekend, can be called an "RKO OUTA NOWHERE!!!" (You have to yell it). My name is Will Kane and I went to Wrestlemania on Sunday. I had a blast. » 3/30/15 9:35am Yesterday 9:35am

Today's Human Turd: Stevenson Street In The Evening

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. » 3/27/15 2:39pm Friday 2:39pm

Today's Human Turd: Natoma Street In The Afternoon

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. » 3/26/15 4:43pm Thursday 4:43pm

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 Thursday 11:55am

Today's Human Turd: Natoma Street In The Afternoon

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. » 3/25/15 4:50pm 3/25/15 4:50pm

A Panhandler's Hustle: Your Money Isn't Really For Weed

Harold Pyne, 56, is happy and healthy these days. Quiet and reserved rather than aggressive and abrasive, Pyne's centered personality works well with his brand of humor and honesty. He talked his hustle on Pier 39, near Fisherman's Wharf. » 3/25/15 2:05pm 3/25/15 2:05pm

Today's Human Turd: Civic Center BART 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. » 3/24/15 6:48pm 3/24/15 6:48pm

Examiner's Jay Mariotti Is "Super Humble" Despite Not-So-Humble Promos

Mandi's Diary: A Eulogy For My Manhood

This is goodbye to the old me. Today, I undergo my gender confirmation surgery. This, I hope, will be a defining moment for me. I will emerge from the haze of anesthesia a new woman. » 3/24/15 2:35pm 3/24/15 2:35pm

Restaurant Serves Vigilante Justice Against A Dishonest Yelp Review

The owners of a Chinese restaurant just south of San Francisco used surveillance camera footage to prove that someone who wrote a bad review on Yelp was making the whole thing up and both sides are accusing the other of cyberbullying. » 3/24/15 9:34am 3/24/15 9:34am

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 3/23/15 12:47pm

Today's Human Turd: Golden Gate Street In The Afternoon

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. » 3/23/15 11:51am 3/23/15 11:51am

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

Today's Human Turd: Natoma Street On A Walk With Kate 

Kate and I went on a walk to look for turds yesterday and we live streamed the whole thing to Meerkat. (Thanks, Mat, for the quasi-suggestion.) » 3/20/15 1:23pm 3/20/15 1:23pm

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

A Panhandler's Hustle: The Worst Part Is When They Say No

Ronald (or Shameless, the black Irishman), 49, started panhandling a few years ago after finding an alternate revenue source to cover most of his expenses. It's his birthday tomorrow, and he's eager for gifts of a non-monetary variety. » 3/18/15 9:05am 3/18/15 9:05am

It's my birthday tomorrow. I'm turning 50. Look, I just got a new ID.

Today's Human Turd: Stevenson Street In The Afternoon

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. » 3/17/15 2:33pm 3/17/15 2:33pm

Inside San Francisco's Teen Suffrage Movement 

A cluster of San Francisco's politicians huddled in the corner of a City Hall chamber, snapping photos of the assembled teens on their iPhones. The teens had selected purple as the official color of their political campaign, and several of the gathered city supervisors had dressed in accordance: one sported a purple… » 3/17/15 1:30pm 3/17/15 1:30pm