Mount Diablo

  • Dining

    October 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Plate Me Some Pumpkin: Our Five Favorite Pumpkin Dishes

    With a crisp evening breeze blowing the fallen orange and red leaves over your boots, San Francisco is finally embracing autumn. And if the end of summer isn't enough to convince you, we've put together a list of our favorite pumpkin dishes around the city to ring in the fall season -- and make your ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Jewelers to Replace Firefighters' Wedding Rings Stolen While They Battled Mt. Diablo Blaze

    Great news: The Mt. Diablo fire is 90 percent contained, and the firefighters whose wedding bands were ripped off while they were battling that blaze are going to get brand new rings. NBC delivered the news this afternoon that Steve Padis, who co-owns Padis Jewelry in San Francisco with his wife, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Burglars Capitalize on Mt. Diablo Fire, Steal From Empty Fire Station

    Perhaps it's the wedded firefighters who are suffering the most from the Mt. Diablo wildfire. Earlier this week, a burglar reportedly broke into a Walnut Creek fire station while firefighters were out battling the now three-day-old blaze and stole wedding rings, among other valuables. According ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Mt. Diablo Fire 45 Percent Contained, Here Are Some Cool Images

    Word on the mountain is that the blaze on Mt. Diablo officially stopped growing overnight, and firefighters now have the fire 45 percent contained. That's not to say we're out of the woods just yet. Residents in the nearby community of Clayton continued evacuating and cities left air quality advis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Mt. Diablo Fire Still Burning, Residents, Livestock Ordered to Evacuate

    Now that the Yosemite wildfire is under control, fire crews can focus their efforts on trying to put a cap on the mountain blaze in Contra Costa County where a fire broke out Sunday afternoon. According to press reports, some 250 firefighters have been working to extinguish the blaze, which was o ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Celebrate Summer With Boozy Events This Week

    Summer is here, and while in the Bay Area it might not necessarily mean warm weather, it does mean that there will be plenty of festivities to celebrate. From cocktail-inspired gelato to restaurant celebrations and martini contests (making them, not drinking them), there are plenty of ways to kick o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Rene Brunet, Avid Ultra-Marathoner, Dies While Running at Mt. Diablo

    Sad news for the running community: Over the weekend 63-year-old Rene Brunet died while running a race on Mt. Diablo. According to press reports, the avid runner was participating in the Mt. Diablo Trail Run when he suddenly died. The race included an 8, 25,or 50-kilometer race.

  • News

    April 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    UC Students Demonstrate How Drones Can Help You

    Coye Cheshire doesn't mean to be impolitic, but he can't help mentioning the FBI's fruitless search for a Boston Marathon bomber -- and how it could be abetted by technology. "The whole push is to find someone who had pictures, and who could provide high resolution information about public events," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Bay Area Boy Scout Council Leads the Way on Gay Rights

    A local Boy Scout Council is showing the rest of the nation what it means to be a "responsible citizen and develop character." The Mount Diablo-Silverado Council is publicly calling on the Boy Scouts of America to do away with its ban on openly gay members. As KTVU notes today, the Bay Area scouts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Home of Chicken and Waffles Heads East, Pizza Nostra Goes to Someone Else

    ​ ​The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco restaurant scene.Paolo L. at Inside Scoop learns that Derreck Johnson has signed the lease on a second location for Home of Chicken and Waffles, which started off intending to be a Roscoe's franchise but has f ... More >>

  • News

    June 2, 2010

    Bleeding Green

    Forget about Sharp Park’s endangered frogs and snakes. The real problem with the golf course is its enormous cost to the city.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Meteor Hunting in San Francisco Tonight? Good Luck.

    Sacre bleu!​Get ready for some serious galactic debris, San Francisco. According to NASA, the peak visibility of the Perseids meteor shower will come tonight around midnight (most visible after the moon sets), revealing dozens of streaming fireballs across the night sky every hour until dawn. Soun ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Lark Creek's Annual Half-Off Bottle Promotion Starts Tomorrow

    LFL16/FlickrIf you order wine by the bottle, dining at One Market should be a bit more affordable in July.Let your wallet feel as flush as your face. Starting tomorrow (and for the entire month of July), Bay Area winos can savor half-off savings on every bottles on le menu at all Lark Creek restaura ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Photos: Snow! In Berkeley!

    Photos by Meredith Brody The news outlets have been falling all over themselves in the last few days, sending hapless reporters up Mt. Diablo and Mt. Tamalpais, in order to send us footage of snow atop these usually green mountains. But hey! Those are the highest mountains in the area (that's why ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2006
  • Music

    August 23, 2006
  • Music

    August 2, 2006

    California Sunshine

    The golden state of Skygreen Leopards' cosmic roots-pop

  • Dining

    December 28, 2005

    An Ideal Meal

    Assemble your own from a buffet of the year's best dishes

  • News

    August 21, 2002

    Collect Call

    Dropping in on Mark "Ultranova" at Blackhole for a little obsession with the art of things

  • Music

    November 28, 2001

    House Of Tudor

    The return of "Stinky's"; crematory arts; girly freak shows

  • News

    November 10, 1999

    Angel of Theft

    A high-flying New Age company is grounded amid allegations that its main financial backer embezzled $4.5 million from UCSF

  • Music

    September 15, 1999

    House Of Tudor

    Hank Williams Karaoke, "The War Room," "Electromechanik," New England Clambake, "Planet Tiki," Kiss-Offs, Waco, and "Burlesque Brigade."

  • News

    January 13, 1999

    Panic or Attack?

    Did this aspiring cover boy, who says he killed in a panic fit brought on by unwanted gay advances, get away with murder?

  • Music

    June 18, 1997
  • Calendar

    March 12, 1997
  • News

    November 27, 1996

    The Trance Factory

    The hypnosis industry is burgeoning, but its mavens are bitterly divided over what direction they should now take on the road to legitimacy.

  • Calendar

    October 9, 1996
  • Calendar

    October 11, 1995
  • News

    March 29, 1995

    Whirly Birds

    The wind-power entrepreneurs at Kenetech have spent millionsin vain tosolve this avian mystery: Why have hundredsof raptors, including golden eagles, died alongside the windmills of Altamont Pass?

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