Let’s face it: New Year’s Eve in San Francisco on Monday is going to be another debacle.
The bridge-and-tunnel crowd, the drunks acting out, the cab situation — it’s all horrific. That’s why people are celebrating Friday and Saturday at Fort Mason’s Wintersalt festival with Diplo, DJ Shadow, Germany’s Zedd, and major San Francisco electronic music DJ and booker Richie Panic. Read More
The condition of a Burlingame man injured in a shooting outside a Halloween party at Fort Mason last week has improved, according to police.
Now police are searching for photos or video of the Oct. 28 incident, in which 21-year-old Ben Pessah was shot as he was leaving a party with his girlfriend, Carissa Harper, 20, and two other people. Read More
I have to admit, I was a little nervous. Judging from the comments of a television reporter — who will remain nameless — who was enjoying the same opportunity, I was not alone. But when you get invited to ride along during one of the America’s Cup World Series events, you don’t say no. Read More
They came, they partied and they left behind a massive mess. Read More
Connecting Alcatraz Island to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area — including Fort Mason and Muir Woods — is one possibility for the National Park Service as it looks to find a more permanent home for the popular ferry service. Read More
Coast Guard boats and helicopters are combing the Bay for a man who reportedly jumped into the chilly waters from Fort Mason Wednesday night.The Coast Guard received reports that a man may have leapt off a Fort Mason pier after having an “aggravating” phone conversation at around 10 p.m., Lt. William Hanzlik said. Read More
Faves and raves by Daniel Cech
YEARS IN THE CITY: Two
NEIGHBORHOOD: Mission district
SELF-DESCRIPTION: Transplant from Ohio; good food and beer is his passion Read More
Fortune 40 Under 40: On Thursday at Zynga headquarters in The City, some 250 leaders, including many in the tech industry, turned out to acknowledge Fortune’s most influential people under 40 in business. Attendees included Mayor Ed Lee, Mark Pincus of Zynga, Tim Westergren of Pandora and Andrew Serwer of Fortune.
Click on the photo to the right to see more pictures of event-goers.
The 2011 Giant Race in San Francisco will send an expected 10,000 participants running Saturday morning and close city streets, affecting traffic and bus routes.The racing event, which begins at 8 a.m., features a half-marathon and 10K and 5K races, which all end on the field of AT&T Park — home of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. Read More
Chris Amundsen is the executive director of the American Craft Council, which is celebrating its 70th birthday Aug. 12 to Aug. 14 at Fort Mason. The ACC is dedicated to preserving the history of American craft while promoting artists. For more info on the fair, visit www.craftcouncil.org/sf.What is the American Craft Council all about? Read More