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Keep tabs on San Francisco microclimates with Android

San Francisco is a city of distinct neighborhoods…and microclimates. As anyone who has ever lived here knows all too well, the weather literally changes from block to block. Love it or hate it, that’s just the way it is.
The problem with most weather reports is their lack of specificity – you enter a city or …




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Shirt of the Day: Fastest Hunk of Junk in Fog City

Can you really put a price on a t-shirt this great? Apparently you can – $19. Get ’em while they’re fog hot.




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2009 San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show highlights

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Enjoy this rapid-fire highlight reel from the 2009 San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show.


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HD Walk-through: California Academy of Sciences GGP

Anyone who knows me, knows I love my SF neighborhood – Inner Sunset – more than the average Fog City citizen. A large part of the love comes from my close proximity (2 blocks) to one of the world’s best public, urban green spaces – Golden Gate Park. The recent opening (well, I guess not …




Photo of the Day: Market Street @ Sunset

Market Street @ SunsetSan Francisco, CA • Sept. 2007 • Nikon D100


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Early edition: 2009 SF Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival initial lineup announced

[Update: Full lineup (complete with poster and video) added after the break.]
After months of waiting and wild speculation, the 2009 SF Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival initial lineup has finally been revealed (early!) via a peel-down ad on SFGate.com. (Not surprisingly, news of the “leak” broke on Twitter.)
The 3-day event in Golden Gate Park …




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Happy 75th, 21st Amendment!

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment (aka every college kids’ favorite constitutional amendment) which repealed the 18th Amendment ban on the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol for consumption – aka prohibition.
For those of us in the Bay Area, KQED’s Forum had a great segment on this morning about …




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The Art of Parking




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El Zocalo does pupusas right

I can’t say I’ve ever had an urge for El Salvadorian food…until last Saturday.  A friend  suggested we head over to Bernal Heights to have dinner at El Zocalo.
1 hour and 2.5 amazing pupusas (with rice and beans) later, I had been converted.  El Zocalo offers delicious traditional El Salvadorian and Mexican food at very …




Outside Lands: A solid start

The first-ever Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival concluded last night with Jack Johnson rounding out the weekend performances. While the festival was not without its hiccups, for the most part, the organizers did a respectable job.
Festivals of this size are judged not only on its musical lineup, but also on the smoothness of …