Watercolor of a typical San Francisco house that window men work on quite frequently.

City Through Glass

Conversations with San Francisco's window workers. by Nikki Collister A wide picture window overlooking the intersection of Fulton Street and 6th Avenue, double-hung windows on either side, crowned with a graceful arch of three glass panes....

Primarying Pelosi

“Who?” “Agatha Bacelar, she’s primarying Nancy Pelosi. You want to write about her?” I take the assignment and find myself at some cocktail-party-type deal at an apartment I couldn’t afford if I robbed a pharaoh. After briefly saying hello and exchanging info, Bacelar texts me a few days later that she’s having a campaign kickoff at her apartment in the Mission and I should show. Alright. I’ve never been to a longshot’s political kickoff.

Inkblots, Riddles, and Rabbit Holes: The Zodiac Killer Murders Turn 50.

Ten years ago the San Francisco Examiner slugged one of their Friday morning editions with the blaring front page headline: "Zodiac Killer to Be Named." That was no small statement in a city that once...

San Francisco’s Iconic Illustrated Man

I had the incredible opportunity to meet and interview Lyle Tuttle a few weeks before he passed away. The culmination of our conversation is the article below...