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Milpitas

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Here Is What Your Future BART Ride Will Look Like

    Your comfort level and overall disdain for BART will come to a screeching halt -- sometime in the future, but not right now. After extensive surveys and discussions with riders, BART has unveiled what its future train cars will look like and feel like. Here are just a few highlights:

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Abercrombie to Change "Look" Policy After Religious Discrimination Ruling

    Iconic clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch built a multi-billion dollar brand on an extremely narrow vision of beauty -- white, affluent, rail-thin, fine-featured, decked in Ivy League sweaters and polo shirts. And now it's facing the consequences. Following a spate of anti-discrimination lawsuits - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Shark Tycoon Could Face Long Rap for Poaching

    Better days lie ahead for the sharks in San Francisco Bay, now that alleged poaching vessel "The Shark Hunter" (actually a fishing boat small enough to load in the back of a Toyota pickup) is banned from the bay's navigable waters. The boat's captain, Milpitas man Dean Tuan Trinh, pled guilty to c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Durian McFlurries Are a Thing That Exists

    The SF Weekly editorial staff is still recovering from the durian ice cream I brought in from Polly Ann's in the Sunset a few weeks ago during my roundup of strange ice creams in the city (descriptors around the office included "garbage juice" and "Milpitas landfill"). But the strongly flavored spik ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 23, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Tayyibaat Meat & Grill Is Serving Afghan-American Fast Food

    In the Tenderloin's halal-restaurant district these days, you can find sausage pizzas as well as nihari beef, great kufta tajines, and a half-decent massamun curry. Tayyibaat Meat & Grill, which opened two weeks ago, is adding to the mix burgers, Afghan kabobs, and rotisserie chickens. It's the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Red-Tailed Hawk Released into the Wild After Being Shot with Nail Gun

    It's great to know the crippled Red-tailed Hawk that suffered for nearly two weeks after apparently being shot in the head with a nail gun is flying high again. The bird was released back into the wild today during a peaceful event at Golden Gate Park -- in the same location where it was found.Rescu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    South Bay Store Manager Accused of Filming Female Shoppers in Dressing Room

    passing time at work ​In May, SF Weekly told readers about Nicholas Springer, the 26-year-old "pervert" who was busted filming up women's skirts and dresses at a downtown farmer's market in Marin. Now, we are going to tell you about another alleged peeping tom in the South Bay. David Meyer, a 29-y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Hijab-Wearing Worker to Sue Abercrombie & Fitch for Discrimination

    Hijabs and hoodies - an Abercrombie fashion faux pas. ​A Hollister County store worker is planning to file a lawsuit in San Francisco Monday against the store's parent company, Abercrombie & Fitch, for firing her when she refused to take off her Muslim headscarf, or hijab, while on the job.Han ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    LA Beats SF in Food Fight, Oakland Feeds Kids for Free This Summer

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Oh, yeah? Sunset magazine has just posted a online feature that tries to ignite civil war between Los Angeles and San Francisco by challenging San Francisco's Josh Sens and LA Wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    San Francycle: Did David Chiu Drive on Bike to Work Day?

    ​Wasn't Bike to Work day fabulous this year? We certainly saw a lot more cyclists out than usual, and we hope to see them out again on the remaining 364 days until next year. Let's do a quick roundup of the best of the bikes. According to the Chron, the mayor and "almost every member of the Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    'Fruitcake That Ate New Jersey' Has San Francisco Origins

    It's got Trenton! East Orange is next! ​We all learned in school that multiplying two negatives together makes a a positive. Turns out it can be true in real life, too. You just need one more ingredient: Publicity. For instance, a recent discussion on NPR radio's Weekend Edition noted that the fru ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2010

    Worlds Apart

    Federal law gives gay citizens with foreign partners tough choices: Leave the U.S.A. Lose your love. Break the law.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Earthquake!!! Twitter Gets the Scoop

    As any S.F. resident who has a Twitter account may know, a magnitude 4.1 earthquake occurred near Milpitas, CA at 10:09 AM today. Having worked next to a freeway overpass in Los Angeles, we are prone to second guessing ourselves when the earth starts shaking. This morning before we could finish ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Snacktion: Zesty Bhel from Bombay Spice House in Berkeley

    Name: BhelBrand: Zesty Sweets and SnacksOrigin: MilpitasFound at: Bombay Spice House (1036 University at San Pablo, Berkeley)Cost: $3.29Ingredients: Murmura, sev, papdi, spices, salt, oilCalories per serving: Not listed.The word: Ubiquitous in India but still a novelty here, bhel is puffed, spic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 20, 2007
  • News

    March 28, 2007

    The Little Tribe That Could

    As descendants of San Franciscos aboriginal people, the Muwekma Ohlone Indian tribe seldom gets much respect. But that could be about to change.

  • Dining

    June 7, 2006

    Got Hot Pot?

    Dining's an adventure at S.F.'s only Muslim-style Chinese

  • News

    March 8, 2006

    Hustle & Flow

    He can defend and fly with the best of them. But can the rookie straight out of high school stick in the NBA?

  • News

    November 3, 2004

    Controlling Castro

    Don't you just love the new, gated, police-heavy Halloween party in the Castro? Quiz yourself and find out.

  • Film

    June 25, 2003
  • News

    December 18, 2002

    A Kinder, Gentler Commute

    Tired of sitting in traffic till your butt turns to granite? This French guy may be able to help you.

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 15, 2002
  • News

    February 20, 2002

    Divided Loyalties

    Forced to choose between native ties and the American Dream, Filipinos like S.F. court clerk Rene Pascual are fighting for dual citizenship

  • News

    November 8, 2000

    Not Com

    The San Francisco Dot-Com Spring is over. The nostalgia is just starting.

  • News

    August 16, 2000

    Valleyboy.scam

    Kevin Yaeger struck it rich and partied with the prettiest boys in Silicon Valley -- until his lies caught up with him

  • News

    December 22, 1999

    Dog Bites

    Apocalyptic Good Cheer, Lonely Hearts, The Big One, and A Very Special Dot-Com Christmas

  • News

    February 3, 1999

    Madam I Am

    Raeshel Keavy ran one of the city's most sophisticated and profitable prostitution rings. She was safe until she strayed from San Francisco.

  • Calendar

    September 18, 1996
  • News

    February 21, 1996
  • News

    June 21, 1995

    Fire Trek

    Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?

  • News

    March 15, 1995

    Cyperpornocopia

    Milpitas residents Carleen and Robert Thomas found a lucrative way to sell the hardest of hardcorepornography to smut fans all over the country: by computer bulletin board. Then their little Silicon Valley startup attracted the interest of a U.S. Postal S

  • News

    March 15, 1995
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