Well at least we have great coffeeLast week, we told you about how slutty San Franciscans are, maintaining an average of 30 partners. But apparently, we aren't just dirty-minded. According to a new travel survey, our fair city is trashy, too.San Francisco ranked No. 12 on the list of dirtiest urb ... More >>
If only someone would tow this thing to Des MoinesBy Jan. 18, Vallejo must submit a plan for slithering out of bankruptcy. Former banker Merylin Wong, the head of a maritime enthusiast's group there, has a plan for keeping the city on firm financial footing henceforth: Pay millions of dollars yea ... More >>
Like a duck back to water...Just when we were getting used to the pleasant absence of tourists quacking "Tequila" down Fourth Street, San Francisco Ride the Ducks resumed its operations. The company had grounded its tours last week following the drowning death of two Hungarian tourists in the Del ... More >>
magerleagues/FlickrJust in time for holiday vacationers and locals looking for a reason to go out, Dine About Town is back. The Convention & Visitors Bureau's twice-yearly restaurant promo runs June 1-15. Diners at participating S.F. eateries can get a break on pricing for two-course lunches ... More >>
Is Sonoma Country a constitutional monarchy? Or do its kings still rule by divine right? You receive odd things when you work at a newspaper. A job candidate signifying he or she was ready to "hit the ground running" sent us some baby shoes (we gave them to a baby). An even more deranged candidat ... More >>
Jim HerdYou saw it: The last two foreign tourists to be bewildered by the Culture Bus (and not get on). It turns out there are more efficient ways to rob tourists than charge them five times the going rate to ride on the bus. That's what the Municipal Transportation Agency found out via its ill-f ... More >>
Is 'No gay tourism' the 11th plague?With fiscal and economic plagues already haunting California, could a Proposition 8-inspired professional brain drain -- and even a tourism boycott -- be next?During a conversation Tuesday, Rob Black, vice president for public policy of the San Francisco Chamber o ... More >>
Pier 39's management dismisses Joe Abuzaid as a wingnut, but this wingnut may be a real whistleblower.
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California Historical Society
Carousel at Yerba Buena Gardens
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Han Palace Fine Arts
Their last rabbi died a century and a half ago, but Kaifeng's youtai are slowly reawakening to their identity