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America's Cup - Why We're Still Worried

Mark Welther | Posted 05.05.2012 | San Francisco
Mark Welther

The reasons that we're worried by the America's Cup have to do with those residents of the Bay Area who don't have the wherewithal to negotiate development deals or even lobby City Hall. Yes, I'm talking about wildlife.

Fox Moves 'Bones' & Other Schedule Changes

Posted 02.28.2012 | TV

Fox is moving around its schedule in preparation for the series finale of "House." "Touch," Kiefer Sutherland's return to series TV, will officiall...

'Alcatraz': Banerjee Pushes Inmate To Recall Traumatic Memory

Posted 04.21.2012 | TV

In a flashback to 1960, Dr. Banerjee tried to connect with mass murderer Johnny McKee regarding the incident that triggered his sociopathic behavior o...

Bomber Wants To Know How He Got Here On 'Alcatraz'

Posted 02.14.2012 | TV

Finally, we got another glimmer of the '63's experience on "Alcatraz" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on Fox). When Paxton Petty managed to disable Hauser by gettin...

'The River' Trend: Are Shorter Seasons The Way To Go?

Laura Prudom | Posted 04.09.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

We're all familiar with the age-old adage, "Less is more;" but find me a TV fan who wouldn't eagerly take an extra 12 (or 24, or 48, or non-stop until...

'Alcatraz' Brings Back Its First Guard, With A Surprise Reveal

Posted 02.07.2012 | TV

After four inmates in a row from the '63s opened up the series, Guy Hastings represented the first decent man to come back on "Alcatraz" (Mon., 9 p.m....

What To Watch On TV This Week

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 02.05.2012 | TV

This week is full of big premieres, major milestones and some Valentine's Day love. NBC's "Smash" and ABC's "The River" both premiere, and AMC's "...

Madsen Must Help Inmate Escape Bank On 'Alcatraz'

Posted 04.01.2012 | TV

The villain on Monday night's "Alcatraz" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on Fox) was of the bank-robbing variety. He seemed completely competent and confident in ho...

PHOTOS: Unbelievable Views, Alleged Buried Treasure And Your Own Island For $9 Million

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.27.2012 | San Francisco

From time to time, San Francisco offers up some unique real estate. Take the Alamo Square historic mansion complete with gaming parlor, for instance. ...

'Alcatraz' Fans: Don't Try This At Home

Posted 03.27.2012 | TV

Fox's new drama "Alcatraz" may need to add a, "Don't try this at home" warning. According to TMZ, some fans of the new TV sci-fi series are trying...

Child Killer Latest Returnee From 'Alcatraz'

Posted 03.24.2012 | TV

The latest returnee from The Rock proved to be the worst kind of criminal on "Alcatraz" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on Fox). Kit Nelson had a pattern of abducti...

'Alcatraz': Escaped Inmates From The Past Just One Mystery

Posted 03.17.2012 | TV

With its new mystery entry, Fox is hoping that fans of another island mystery series will want to get "Lost" in "Alcatraz" (Mon., 8 p.m. EST on Fox). ...

What's On TV This Week: Betty White, 'American Idol,' 'Justified' & More

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 01.16.2012 | TV

As midseason TV kicks into full gear, there's something for everyone this week. NBC pays tribute to American treasure Betty White on Monday with a tel...

What to Watch: TV Picks For Jan. 16 - 22

The Huffington Post TV Canada | Stephanie Earp | Posted 01.16.2012 | TV

"Alcatraz" - Monday January 16, 8 p.m. ET/PT, Citytv/Fox A gruesome murder turns up a strange suspect -- a prisoner at Alcatraz who was supposed to...

'Alcatraz' Review: Prison Drama Needs To Bust Out And Break Rules

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.17.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

'Alcatraz' feels like a show that needs to be released from a prison of its own making. We'll have to see if it somehow escapes network lockdown.

Maggie Furlong

'Alcatraz' Stars Tease Mysteries & Twists

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 01.13.2012 | TV

Alcatraz has always had an air of mystery surrounding it, but what if none of it happened the way we've all been told? "Alcatraz" (two-hour premiere a...

Paul Rudd Moves To Pawnee

Posted 01.09.2012 | TV

Leslie Knope's campaign for Panwee City Council may hit a bump in the road thanks to a new guest star. Paul Rudd will play a political opponent on an ...

Laura Prudom

Inside J.J. Abrams' Latest Show, 'Alcatraz'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 01.02.2012 | TV

Alcatraz is a term deeply ingrained in our cultural consciousness as a source of mystery and curiosity, so it seems fitting that J.J. Abrams and Eliza...

TV Stars Share Their Resolutions

Posted 03.02.2012 | TV

Whether you are vowing to do something better, get thinner or give more in 2012, celebrities can relate. TV stars have been sharing their New Year'...

Midseason TV Preview: What's On And When

Posted 02.18.2012 | TV

Brace yourselves, there is a lot of TV coming your way this winter. And not just any TV, we're talking about top-notch, must-see new shows. From NBC's...

Three Young San Francisco Girls Swim All The Way From Alcatraz

| Posted 01.16.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Ellen Huet Three girls -- the oldest of which is barely a teenager -- are adding...

Autobiography of Former Alcatraz Inmate Tells Interesting Story

Kate Kelly | Posted 01.02.2012 | Crime
Kate Kelly

Fifty-two years ago Robert Luke, Prisoner #118AZ, left Alcatraz for his first taste of life on the outside after more than a decade of trouble with the law.

Huffington Post Travel Recommends The Best Family Spots In San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Rory Bratcher | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel

Family vacations in San Francisco can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, ...

David Lohr

California Man Plans To Build UFO Gas Station On Alcatraz Island

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.14.2012 | Weird News

UFO Phil has big plans now that he has completed his move from the mountain peaks of Colorado to the sunny California seaside. Not only is he working ...

PHOTOS: When Night Falls On The Rock

AP/The Huffington Post | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 09.09.2011 | San Francisco

ALCATRAZ ISLAND, Calif. -- When night fell on The Rock in San Francisco Bay visitors moved shadow-like through the former prison's lantern-lit hospita...