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Free Astronomy Lecture

The free lecture Galileo’s Telescopes and Observations – The Great Inflection Point in the History of Science presented by San Francisco Amateur Astronomers is Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 7:45 pm to 9:30 pm at the Presidio Officers’ Club. Galileo Galilei significantly improved the optical performance of the telescope and began a series of celestial […]

Spring Forward

Spring forward this Sunday, March 12, 2017. Clocks are set forward one hour at 2:00 a.m. Many people set their clocks Saturday before bed. Check if you need to reset the computer, microwave, phone, digital camera and other devices. Daylight Saving Time begins 2:00 a.m. on the Second Sunday in March and lasts until 2:00 […]

Free San Francisco Zoo Day for Roosters

If you were born in the Year of the Rooster (1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005) you will receive free Zoo admission on January 28-29 and February 4-5. A Lunar New Year celebration at the San Francisco Zoo including traditional Chinese lion and folk dance performances. Also, a Zodiac Scavenger Hunt within the Zoo […]

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday

Marine Mammal Center Science Sunday is a free engaging ocean-inspired classroom series for kids and adults on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. Interactive classroom presentations hosted by the Center’s education team. Learn interesting facts about marine mammals. Presentations are 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM (45 minutes each). Marine Science Sundays 2017: January 22: […]

City Star Party at Point Lobos/Lands End

Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space. — Douglas Adams San Francisco Amateur Astronomers (SFAA) present its January San Francisco City Star Party this Saturday 14th […]

Bay Area Discovery Museum Free

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 is free admission day at the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito. Admission is free on the first Wednesday of every month. Important note: all children (ages 1-17) must always be accompanied by adults, and all adults accompanied by children. The Bay Area Discovery Museum is an indoor and outdoor children’s museum.  “Our […]

3rd and King Borders store to close

SFist reports that “store closing” discount signs have appeared in the aisles of the Borders bookstore on Third and King Streets, depriving Giants fans of a rendezvous spot and after-game shopping experience. The store, whose cafe was usually lively, has been open pretty much ever since the ballpark opened ten years ago, is another victim […]

Whose rocket sculpture is more awesome?

Seattle (left) and San Francisco (right) dedicated new rocket sculptures in public parks this summer. Which do you prefer?

Fox Elipsus at BrainWash

Fox Elipsus wanders this country by car so that we can hear his message. He can be found at the cafe, coffee shop, bookstore, and even the laundromat. Yes, Elipsus will sing his song at BrainWash in San Francisco. BrainWash 1122 Folsom Street, San Francisco Saturday, August 14, 2010 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Free […]

Horror of Our Love: A Short Film

Soon after Dave Rada and I became friends on facebook I learned that he had a passion for film and I asked him to tell me about his latest project: Horror of Our Love: A Short Film I (Dave) produced/directed/wrote and was the monster in the short film. The short film is inspired by the […]

Solar Day: 5 Billion Years of Solar

Dosa Restaurant ~ Invites the public to enjoy complementary tea and cookies while learning how to heat water using the sun. Saturday, June 19 10 AM – 4 PM 1700 Fillmore St. San Francisco Dosa on facebook SF Environment Green Energy Fair on the 28th Free educational workshops: Learn about – Solar, wind, […]

AMC Summer Movie Camp 2010

AMC theaters will help to entertain the kids this summer with some great family films. Each Tuesday morning admission is only $1.00 at most Bay Area AMC theaters! Doors open at 9:30 AM and shows begin at 10:00 AM. Advance tickets for each week’s movie will be on sale about one week prior to the […]

Fire, ‘hard landing’ for JetBlue plane in Sacramento

Sacramento’s KCRA is reporting that 15 people suffered minor injuries today when a JetBlue flight from Long Beach to Sacramento made a “hard landing.” At least one of the plane’s tires blew and caught fire on landing, possibly due to brake trouble. Earlier reports which suggested there was a fire on board the plane appear […]

Phone threat empties plane at SFO; ‘no credible threat’ found

3:59 p.m.: According to ABC News, an FBI spokesman has labelled the threat “non-credible,” meaning that everybody can go back through security and try again. Safe travels, everyone! A phone call to the Alameda County sheriff’s office alleging either a bomb or a terror suspect was on board American Airlines Flight 24 from San Francisco […]

Grease Sing-A-Long

The AMC Loews Metreon 16 was selected to run Grease (the) Sing-A-Long on Thursday, July 8th. Tickets available on Fandango. Grease Sing-A-Long on facebook Grease Sing-A-Long on twitter Danny (John Travolta) [singing] I got chills / They’re multiplyin’ / And I’m losing control / Cause the power you’re supplying / It’s electrifyin’. Nice to see […]

Newsom Kowtows to Chinese Olympic Officials?

Kowtow, rooted in the chinese language, Beijing, in the early 19th century. 1. “to show obsequious deference: FAWN; 2. to kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in token of homage, worship, or deep respect One can never be s...

A disappointed San Francisco

A massive crowd along the Embarcadero awaits the Olympic Torchbearers that will never arrive. All of my photos from todays fiasco. Scott Beale has some great photos and video over at Laughing Squid.

Dark Star Orchestra

Dark Star Orchestra will recreate the sounds of the Grateful Dead (one of the most idolized bands of San Francisco music history) live on stage this Friday and Saturday in San Francisco. And if you miss them or need more they will be in Modesto on Sunday. Rolling Stone called Dark Star Orchestra“…the most talented and [...]

Bay Citizen announces launch date, asks community for $$

The Bay Citizen, the non-profit journalism 2.0 startup backed by Warren Hellman, has announced its news site will go live on May 26 with actual news. The project is one of several non-profit journalism efforts in the Bay Area, as local author Frances Dinkelspiel wrote in the New York Times’ Bay Area coverage last week. Formerly [...]

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