After the Boston Marathon bombing, communities across the nation are rethinking how to deal with events that draw massive crowds, such as San Francisco's Bay to Breakers race scheduled next month.
As the Examiner notes this morning, San Francisco police and race organizers are already rolling out ... More >>
This weekend two-time Olympic gold medalist Summer Sanders will join 20,000 other women in the Nike Women's Marathon to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.The race, which is the world's largest marathon, will start at Union Square and curve around the Embarcadero into the Presidio ... More >>
Just in time for the American electronic music craze, so-called "dance marathons" are once again legal in the city of Oakland.
The Oakland City Council last week dispensed with an 82-year-old law banning the events, which were once popular contests offering cash prizes in the gloomy post-Depression ... More >>
If you're reading this you probably are a die-hard locavore, working 60 hour weeks, training for marathons, and all the while looking fabulous at every single CUESA benefit.
And yet, finding time to squeeze in a trip to the Ferry Building during your lunch break to hit that inconveniently schedule ... More >>
Stand up young man! California laws encourage seatless cycling, discourage seated kind.What could possibly be more inane than a publicity stunt in which an ultra-marathon runner rides from San Francisco to LA on a bicycle with no seat?How about California state legislation passed especially to enabl ... More >>
seventh.samurai/Priscilla/FlickrFinal boarding call.In Sunday's Chronicle, Ilana DeBare grilled Noah Alper, founder of Noah's Bagels. As it turns out, Alper, author of the recent tome Business Mensch: Timeless Wisdom for Today's Entrepreneurs (Wolfeboro, $14.95), has tried a few unsuccessful ... More >>