Tucked away from Pacifica's main commercial area and waterfront strip, you would be forgiven for having never considered that this tiny, four table coffee shop sharing a nondescript mini-mall with a laundromat might happen to be serving some excellent renditions of the Vietnamese banh mi sandwich. I ... More >>
Off the Grid is now on in Daly City, bringing the roving food truck market to the Serramonte Center for the summer each Tuesday night, 5-9 p.m. Expect a wide array of weekly-changing vendors, including The Chairman with steamed bao buns, Me So Hungry with burgers, and the Rip Whip with barbeque. Ser ... More >>
It's never easy with the Devil's Slide. As we noted in our feature earlier this month, "The Siege of Devil's Slide", generations of men have worked to tame San Pedro Mountain's infamous Pacific coast stretch. But rockslides, and ferocious waves, and blinding fog, geologic conditions inside the mount ... More >>
Just in time for the summer beach season, a few new destinations have opened up along the coast. In Pacifica, the 140-seat Puerto 27 is now open inside the Pacifica Beach Hotel. The Peruvian-style cuisine comes courtesy of Jose Calvo-Perez, most recently of Pasion in San Francisco's Sunset District. ... More >>
Pretty flowersThe former owners of Wellness Solutions Group, a Pacifica medical cannabis dispensary ordered closed by city officials on Monday night, will face criminal charges for operating a business under false pretenses, police said Tuesday.The owners, Ruben Salvatierra of South City and Timo ... More >>
I get foodstuffs regularly with packaging ranging from non-existent to pretty boxes tied up in a bow, but the packaging for Coco-Zen's Truffles-To-Go made me wish I didn't have to taste the contents. The Pacifica company's truffles come in a stainless steel tiffin which just screams "gift." ... More >>
Sonoma vs. Pit bulls Taking a page out of San Francisco's playbook of citywide bans, Sonoma's City Council is considering outlawing pit bulls after last week's fatal attack of a Pacifica pregnant woman.City Councilwoman Joanne Sanders says she'll ask the full council to ban the pups and other vic ... More >>
opencage.infoYep, you can find just about anything you want on Craigslist, whether it's a drunk clown to entertain you for the night or, sadly, bridesmaids to be in your wedding. However, one Bay Area man crossed a legal line when he tried to sell endangered species via the online classified Webs ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Food Truck News: Who doesn't like bacon? Okay, I don't, but I'm a rarity, which is a good thing for Bacon Bacon Truck. Inside Scoop reports the porcine truck from former E&O general manager Jim Angelus is ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanFresh & Easy's prepared salads are attractively packaged.Wednesday, June 22, is opening day for the Richmond District Fresh & Easy, a Britain-based grocery chain spreading across California with the speed of kudzu vines in Georgia. Owned by Tesco, Fresh & Easy opened ... More >>
If you're like us, you spend an hour or so on your bike every day, from home to work and then back, then maybe to the supermarket, and occasionally over to a friend's house or up to Corona Heights to watch the sunset. Wouldn't it be neat to keep track of your rides so you know how far you've gone ... More >>
View Larger Map No, those vibrations weren't everyone running out of the office simultaneously to hit up the food truck. The United States Geological Survey confirmed to SF Weekly that we were moments ago hit with a temblor. And, yes, today is the 105th anniversary of The Big One. The hard-working ... More >>
A not-so-friendly waveUpdate 4:36 p.m.: One person has been declared dead after a tsunami hit the shores of Northern California earlier today, causing millions of dollars in damages to boats and surrounding docks, according to media reports. Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in D ... More >>
Watch this, or watch Pacifica's music program get eliminatedSince the late 1990s the well-known comedian Rob Schneider has given around $2 million to music programs in Pacifica, where he played trombone in the school band. Yet a recent and not-so-humorous career slump has made the popular actor a ... More >>
Long walks along the beach need not be romantic. As is all too often the case, heavy rainstorms result in overflowing sewers leading to foul detritus littering the bay. To put it bluntly, beaches in our vicinity are currently despoiled with what 17th-century London diarist Samuel Pepys would have ... More >>
The camera in question wasn't quite that clunky...A pair of men accused of beating and robbing women are in custody -- and photographs taken by the victims during the attack have been booked into evidence. In the wee hours of Saturday on the 3400 block of 20th Street in the Mission, a trio of twe ... More >>
Time for more controversey at KPFA...Any Berkeley journalist comes to dread two assignments: the school board and KPFA. It's difficult to cover any of the myriad twists and turns of KPFA and Pacifica Radio's salvos at one another without tumbling down the rabbit hole and tracing everything back t ... More >>
Alex HochmanSmoked brisket gives Gorilla's cheesesteaks rare flavor.Tastykakes suck. Remind any Phillies fans of that fact and any Game Five elation could quickly turn to bitter rage. Want to really make them get all Phanatic on you? Head down to Pacifica's Gorilla Barbeque. For starters, the ... More >>
Shaaaaaaaark! A battalion of witnesses watched a shark estimated at 18 feet long, eviscerate and devour a sea lion yesterday at Pacifica's Linda Mar Beach, a well-known haunt for surfers and boaters. The sighting of the possible Great White tearing a hapless mammal to shreds prompted police to po ... More >>
Going, going....The owners of a Pacifica apartment block built precariously over the ocean -- and currently in the process of falling into the ocean -- must decide today their property's final resting place. Spoiler alert: they DO NOT want it to be the Pacific Ocean.
Forget about Sharp Parks endangered frogs and snakes. The real problem with the golf course is its enormous cost to the city.
One problem faces The Thrashers at the band's CD release party on Friday, Feb. 26, at Broadway Studios. "The show starts at 8 and we go on at 9:45," says keyboardist Brandon Lurie, "and that's past our bedtimes." "Not on Fridays," counters rhythm guitarist Charley Rutledge. Not many bands ha ... More >>
Be well...If there were a list compiled of how many lists a city is listed in -- well our city of San Francisco would be tops on that list. So I'm always reticent to write about some national rankings the City by the Bay finds itself on. That being said, we just stumbled across one that's interes ... More >>
The city of Pacifica may be up shit creek if it doesn't stop shitting up its creeks. The city faces $2.3 million fines for what the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board is calling "illegal discharges" during storms in January of 2008. A letter from the Board to the city and wast ... More >>
Irish Typepad/FlickrLooking for something like this? You might get more than you bargained for at Nature's Bounty.SFoodie's weekly look at some urban essentials offered up on Craiglist. • Nature's Bounty, a family-owned, state-inspected farm facility in Vacaville -- aka Cow Town -- wants y ... More >>
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Let's do lunch: No, do NOT get the same damn burrito you always end up with. Go all Yucatecan, says SF Weekly restaurant critic Meredith Brody, with panuchos and cochinita pibil at Mi Lindo Yucatan (401 Valencia at 15th St.). Drink therapy: It's dark and pubby, w ... More >>
Forgive us for pointing this out on Bike to Work Day, but a car is a useful device. It is not, however, a debating tool -- and a man who was using it for that dubious purpose was arrested on Monday. The San Francisco Police Department received a report from a woman driving on Great Highway near Sloa ... More >>
Joe EskenaziQuarterback Dion Pickett, formerly of College of San Mateo, drops back to pass at a Bay Area Buccaneers practice in San Francisco's Hamilton SquareFrom a distance you could hear them laughing and shouting -- a bunch of kids playing football in the park. But with every step closer to Hami ... More >>
It's worth the gas to get gassed Coastside.
The book of the future will look like the book of the past
Sea Bowl Entertainment Center
Invading the privacy of birds
"Chubs are either chubby or husky, and the chub chasers are typically, though not always, average to thin."
Yerba Buena Bowling Center
The wonderful world of sport, packaged to appeal to a city of blasé cafe intellectuals
Why do San Francisco emergency workers live so far away?