The Batkid Documentary Trailer Will Have You in Tears


Last November, the Make a Wish Foundation, with the help of oh EVERYONE, took it upon themselves to transform San Francisco into the city of Gotham so that five-year-old leukemia patient Miles could live his dream of being Batman for a day. And streets all around the world flooded with the tears of a million… » 7/29/14 1:45pm 7/29/14 1:45pm

This Truck Is the Hottest Place for the Most Exciting Sex of Your Life

If you've got a sense of adventure and $75 burning a hot, sexy hole in your pocket, there's a new business venture that's offering visitors 30 minutes of a private, mobile paradise. Of course, your vision of paradise must include a commercial box truck; otherwise this just isn't going to work. » 5/04/14 8:42pm 5/04/14 8:42pm

Polio-Like Mystery Illness Afflicts Children in Northern California

In Northern California’s Bay Area, an illness that resembles polio is affecting children and doctors aren’t sure what it is. The affliction develops as a sudden weakness in the arms and legs or "symptoms of paralysis." If your child exhibits these signs, health officials recommend they see a doctor immediately. » 2/25/14 10:00am 2/25/14 10:00am

These Cookie Stand Entrepreneurs Are the Most San Francisco Kids Ever

These two girls in the upscale Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco are lightyears ahead of America's unenlightened children, who toil over crappy lemonade stands, mixing Country Time powder into a vat of lukewarm water with vague ambition for future riches. For starters, they've already figured out how to prey on… » 1/05/14 3:30pm 1/05/14 3:30pm

Woman Allegedly Threatened with Rape, Bus Driver Responds By Laughing

None of us expect public transportation to be a safe haven or the men and women who drive buses bastions of good will. However, none of us expects to be assaulted, threatened, and then completely ignored by the driver. That's what one woman claims happened to her in San Francisco last night. » 12/17/13 8:31pm 12/17/13 8:31pm

Best-Ever Holiday Window Displays Star Adoptable Puppies and Kittens

An extremely important piece of information has come to Jezebel's attention: A Macy's in San Francisco has opted for a rather unique holiday window display. Forget designer gowns or Christmas trees. Instead, the company's Union Square location has partnered with the SF SPCA to fill them with adorable, adoptable… » 11/26/13 6:20pm 11/26/13 6:20pm

Gay Rights Pioneer José Sarria Goes Out in Grand Style

Few people will admit this kind of morbidity in polite company, but it’s fun to fantasize about having a crazy, over-the-top, orangutans-as-pallbearers, Liza Minnelli-hired-to-wail-as-they-lower-your-coffin-into-the-earth-forever funeral (comedian Nick Swardson, for instance, discusses funeral antics with all the glee… » 9/07/13 1:00pm 9/07/13 1:00pm

Here's a List of Items Found at a S.F. Music Festival

Last weekend's Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco was so fucking fun that apparently the entire city — and quite a few tourists — left something behind. From SF Appeal, unclaimed items include several smartphones, numerous wallets, keys, cameras, credit cards, driver’s licenses, three German passports, two… » 8/13/13 10:30pm 8/13/13 10:30pm

When Your Smartphone Chauffeur Becomes a Stalker

Lyft, one of San Francisco's most beloved new apps, isn't a bad idea if you think about it very briefly: the city's transit service isn't great, so let's make it easy to pay for a ride from your fellow man. But, surprise, when you let almost anyone be a cab driver, your fellow man is going to creep you the hell out. » 7/16/13 2:38pm 7/16/13 2:38pm