Two shootings Saturday injured four people, including a girl, in the Mission district, though police said the incidents appeared unrelated to nearby Cinco de Mayo festivities.While revelers partied in Dolores Park throughout the day, police were called at 5:30 p.m. to Mission and 19th streets, three blocks from the park, were two men were found shot.“It was away from any Cinco de Mayo activities,” police spokesman Sgt. Daryl Fong said. Read More
If you wind up three sheets to the wind on New Years’s Eve — or even just one, since “buzzed driving is drunk driving” — what’s the best way to get home from that party? There are several ways that won’t cost you a cent.
Alameda-based injury lawyer William Berg will pay your cab fare, up to $35. His firm has operated its Safe and Sober Cab Ride Home program on major drinking holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo since 2004. Read More
AAA Northern California is offering free tows to drivers who drink too much while celebrating Cinco de Mayo today.The free tow, which is valid within 10 miles of the driver’s home, is offered between 6 p.m. this evening and 6 a.m. Friday. Drivers should call (800) AAA-HELP and tell the AAA operator “I need a tipsy tow.” Read More
Located across the street from the American Conservatory Theater in the heart of the theater district, Colibri is immensely popular before and after shows, and with tourists visiting Union Square. Since it opened in 2004 as a high-end central Mexican bistro in the former California Pizza Kitchen space, it has also attracted a strong following among locals. They come for the inventive cuisine and the enormous selection of tequila. Read More
If this isn’t representative of the current tensions of immigration, I don’t know what is: Read More