If you cannot get enough of the San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson, there is a new way to keep up with him: Twitter.Wilson opened an official Twitter account Tuesday.Before his account was activated, there was a picture of the bearded Giants reliever at the Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Read More
Nothing stokes populist rage like talking about Muni in San Francisco.
And if you are talking about Muni dumping its riders off before the end of the line, then you may end up with people yelling. Read More
San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson appeared on the "Lopez Tonight" show Thursday night, dressed as a sailor and sporting a gray beard.
The relief pitcher, known for his off-field antics, did not let fans down during his interview with comedian George Lopez. Read More
There has been much discussion in the last few weeks about the proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to eliminate local redevelopment agencies.In San Francisco, such a move could impact the Hunters Point redevelopment and other projects to build affordable housing. Read More
By now everyone has likely heard about the Chinese delegation in Washington, D.C., and the Chinese-Americans from around the United States who are attending the festivities. Read More
As The San Francisco Examiner reported Thursday, the federal government is proposing drastic reductions of where people can have their dogs to go off leash in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Read the full story here.
By clicking on the photo to the right you can see a slideshow of the maps that show the proposed changes to the off leash areas for all of the 19 GGNRA areas. Read More
Did you miss the Post Yule Pyre? That is the yearly event on Ocean Beach in San Francisco where a pile of thrown-out Christmas trees are incinerated on the sand.If you didn't attend the illegal event (fires on Ocean Beach are only allowed in the fire pits between Fulton and Lincoln), the neighborhood news site Ocean Beach Bulletin posted a video and description of what went on Saturday night.There are more links to the action on the Twitter account of the Post Yule Pyre. Read More
In a city that is green enough to have mandatory composing laws it may come as no surprise that even recycling gets its own Facebook page.SF Recycles, which is a venture of the trash collection company Recology and the San Francisco Department of the Environment, now has a page on Facebook where information is posted. Read More
Viewers have been banned from the cliffs during the Mavericks surf contest this year, so the organizers announced new viewing options Thursday. The options, however, do not include the viewing at AT&T Park as in years past.The Fox Theatre in Redwood City Read More
You can cast a vote on Twitter for who will be the replacement for Mayor Gavin Newsom, who is leaving to take his post as lieutenant governor by Jan. 10.The voting on Twitter is run though the website sfmayorvote.com that asks "Who should be interim SF Mayor?" Read More
You can catch footage of people rooting through a car in San Francisco starting Monday night.
The San Francisco Police Department partnered with KKI Productions for a show on Tru-TV. The segments of "Bait Car" will begin airing Monday night. Read More
Former San Francisco Supervisor Matt Gonzalez, who almost became mayor with his run against Gavin Newsom, is still making news around San Francisco.Gonzalez was busy this last year endorsing John Dennis in his run against Nancy Pelosi and backing a public-pension reform measure. Read More
The 50-year-old man accused of stealing ballots in San Francisco on Election Day in November is scheduled to be in court Monday morning.Karl Bradfield Nicholas was in charge of a polling site on Nov. 2 when he allegedly absconded with approximately 75 ballots.The ballots were later found floating in the pond at the Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina district.Nicholas faces three felony charges for the incident, including two for unlawful tampering with voting machines and ballots. The third is for a felony computer crime charge. Read More
The fight about replacing the pride banners in the Castro is back to members of the Board of Supervisors.As first reported by The San Francisco Examiner, the gay-pride banners in the Castro are 10 years old and in need of replacement. The poles on which they hang, however, are designated historic landmarks, which complicates hanging new banners. Read More
As the vote at the Board of Supervisors for a deal to bring the America's Cup sailing race to San Francisco neared, Mayor Gavin Newsom discounted the opposition by Supervisor Chris Daly. Read More