If you missed San Francisco's gun buy back last month, here's another opportunity for you to quit your firearms.
Marin is hosting its own gun buy-back event, extending the invitation to residents in San Francisco, Contra Costa, and Sonoma counties. So cancel your plans to hit the shooting range on ... More >>
Most pop-up chefs are quick to praise the flexibility and low-risk nature of the pop-up game. Then they inevitably complain about sporadic turnouts and ill-equipped kitchens, and gaze into the middle distance as they describe their brick-and-mortar dream.
Here to help are the masterminds behind SF ... More >>
Lulu, in all her glory.
Brevity wasn't at the top of our list of expectations for this year's Lou Reed and Metallica (heretofore known as "Loutallica") album (titled Lulu), but jeez, guys, 90 minutes?
Indeed: The official tracklisting for Lulu hit the web today, and though the album only has ... More >>
Either we eat him or he eats usCalifornia voters might enjoy shark fin soup -- that gelatinous Chinese delicacy -- but not enough to keep the practice of shark finning alive, according to a new poll. A new poll commissioned by the Monterrey Bay Aquarium shows that 76 percent of all state voters a ... More >>
Teen jumps for funYesterday, SF Weekly told you about the Windsor High School student who jumped nearly 250 feet from the Golden Gate Bridge -- and survived. Apparently, he did it for shits and giggles. Although nobody is laughing. The surfer who helped the 17-year-old boy, told reporters today t ... More >>
Have some soup, Leland.A South Bay assemblyman has thrown the political equivalent of chum into the Bay Area by proposing a ban on shark fin soup. Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino) says that the demand for shark fin soup is driving illegal shark-finning ships, where workers throw the ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanArizmendi's provolone-olive bread, available as a braided loaf and a roll.SF Rising is SFoodie's weekly survey of bread in San Francisco ― the baked and the fried, the
artisan and the novelty.Provolone-Olive Bread and RollsSource: Arizmendi Bakery, 1331 Ninth Ave. (at Judah), ... More >>
A compilation of the most-viewed stories on Bay Area news sites and blogs at the moment. You're welcome.SF Gate: Columnist Chip Johnson voted for Don Perata, who, he can't believe, lost to Jean Quan in the race to become mayor of Oakland. Quan prevailed after Johnson wrote a week ago that she'd b ... More >>
Organizers of the Oakland edition of the Eat Real Street Food Fest in August have been announcing the event's growing vendor list one by one on Twitter. Instead of tracking down these peripatetic purveyors on their erratically scheduled street rounds, Eat Real is gathering up a carefully curated gro ... More >>
chez pim via FlickrSyhabout: Prix-fixe collaboratorPeople line up for Jesse Kuhn's Little Gem lettuces at the Ferry Plaza farmers' market on Saturdays and at the Marin farmers' market in San Rafael on Sundays. At his 10-acre Petaluma farm, Marin Roots, he also grows baby vegetables -- carrots, beets ... More >>
Bang! Gotcha! Yer fired!As more and more Americans find themselves sitting at home in their tattered bathrobes at 3 p.m. on working days, videogame sales have gone through the roof. Last year, Americans spent $22 billion on games -- a 23 percent jump from the prior year. Now, here's the funny part: ... More >>
Paul Nave, a polite, well-spoken product of upscale Marin County, has climbed out of boxing obscurity to fight for a world title. He's a polished fighter, but he's probably going to get his ass kicked.
If Adam and Eve moved to Northern California, they'd probably note on the first day that the balmy weather, inspiring vistas, and mellow vibesreminded them of Eden. On the second day, they'd pick up a copy of "Common Ground" and enroll in a self-help cour