This past spring, about a dozen housing advocates marched up Russian Hill to Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf's house, to protest the steady stream of foreclosures in San Francisco. On another day, they bused over to Los Altos and Hillsborough, to the respective homes of a couple of the bank's board memb ... More >>
Viognier restaurant, atop the impressively upscale San Mateo grocery store Draeger's, is moving into meat production, and was kind enough to drop us off a taste of its first product, American Kobe Beef Pastrami.
The idea is fascinating. Pastrami, usually made from beef brisket -- one of the ... More >>
T. PalmerShrimp Louis, the San Francisco treat.We heart the demonstration classes at Draeger's Cooking School (locations in San Mateo, Blackhawk, Menlo Park, and Los Altos). It's a great evening -- you plop behind a very studious desk, but instead of doing any real work, sip a glass of wine as be ... More >>
talia the AMAZING/FlickrWatch out for axe-wielding Santas.Somewhere on Craigslist there is a partridge for sale. If you'd like to find a pear tree to go with it, look no further than Wiersig Garden Plants in Los Altos. The nursery is currently offering numerous varieties of deciduous fruit tr ... More >>
Just when you thought you knew every way you could be scammed out of your identity and money and potentially everything you own, something like this pops up.
Skimmers -- or high-tech false fronts that are placed over ATM and gas pump card slots for the purpose of stealin ... More >>