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Semi-Autonomous VW Electric Microbus, The I.D. Buzz, Makes Appearance In The Haight

Making an obligatory stop for a photo op in the nexus of once-upon-a-time and still-sorta-kinda Hippieville, the Upper Haight, here is VW's concept car version of their upcoming minibus throwback, which also just made an appearance at the Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach over the weekend. [ more › ]

A Bunch Of Dummies Just Pulled Over On An East Bay Freeway To Watch The Eclipse

A ton of East Bay residents traveling on Highway 24 through Lafayette decided just to pull over and watch from the freeway, creating an awkward and dangerous backup. [ more › ]

FiDi Crime Team Snatches Phone From Woman's Hand

How many men does it take to steal a cell phone at a busy San Francisco corner? Three, if a recent crime in the Financial District is any indication. [ more › ]

Asking Rents In San Francisco Are Down About Two Percent Over Last Year

Rents never go down much, but they've dipped a little year over year. [ more › ]

Veteran Rapper Keak Da Sneak Shot Following Oakland Performance

This follows a January shooting, two days after which Keak Da Sneak took the stage assisted by a cane. [ more › ]

Tuesday Morning Roundup: Small Girl Grazed By Bullet In SF

San Jose shrinks homeless housing, BART's 47-year staffer, SF State's anti-Semitism suit. [ more › ]

Did You Feel It? Earthquake Strikes Near San Francisco Zoo

The 3.2 magnitude quake struck at 6:36 Tuesday morning off the San Francisco coast. [ more › ]

Frisco Pot Bus – This Neoplan AN440A #43 Masonic Used to be a Square, But Now Hangs in the Haight

TweetWhat a nerd, Man. Old #8127 used to be a regular bus. But now, this is how it rolls, this is how Frisco rolls: All right, that’s a wrap:

Here’s What Dinesh D’Souza’s “The Big Lie” Book Looks Like at Frisco’s Only Costco

TweetThis scene is notable since he apparently went to a store to set up an Instagram-worthy tableau for the benefit of his Twitter Followers, only to be mocked for it. The IRL isn’t as grand, oh well: Perhaps he’ll yammer against Costco and Google again, who knows…

3.2 earthquake strikes off Marin County coast

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 struck off the coast of Marin County Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake hit at 6:36 a.m. about 7 miles south of Homestead Valley and at a depth of about 3 miles. Show More Summary

Bay Area pilot identified in Oregon plane crash

A pilot killed when his small plane crashed in an Oregon canyon ahead of Monday’s solar eclipse was identified as a 58-year-old Menlo Park man. Mark James Rich, 58, died Saturday after his home-built Wheel Marker Express went down aShow More Summary

Annual Move-In Day at Our University of San Francisco Appears to be Well-Managed

TweetLess contentious compared with years past, you know, AFAIK. Sorry for this snoozer of a post, but there you go…

Burning Man Craigslist items: Ridiculous, artsy, and expensive

Along with the typical fur coats, playa bicycles and questionable RVs up for sale, there are a number of items that make for interesting eye candy and fun browsing.

SF Agency’s Plans for 440 Turk: Wrong Policy, Wrong Place, Wrong Price

While the Tenderloin neighborhood is up in arms over the Department of Homelessness’ (DHSH) plans for a 24-hour homeless drop-in center at 440 Turk, opening the program in the wrong place is just part of the problem. Equally troubling is Read More » The post SF Agency’s Plans for 440 Turk: Wrong Policy, Wrong Place, Wrong Price appeared first on Beyond Chron.

SF home owned by popular syndicated comics writer asks $2 million

Back in the 1950s, George Lemont was a local celebrity, the writer and star of KRON’s long-running “Fireman Frank” children’s show. When the show ended in the 1960s, Lemont switched his focus to comic strip writing, creating “Rhode Island Red,” which eventually became known as “Feeny Farm.” Later on, he wrote the nationally syndicated “Doctor

Gear Grab: The SOURCE Orb 4 Premium Kit Is The Vape Pen For Tech Heads

Rapid innovation quickly renders the once relevant obsolete. Don’t get left behind, stay ahead of the trend with the SOURCE orb 4 Premium kit vaporizer from SOURCEvapes. [ more › ]

In Mission meeting, SF officials seek safety solutions for Dolores Park

A cadre of San Francisco officials told a crowd of concerned residents Monday evening that the city was seeking collaborative, permanent solutions to address the public safety issues looming over Dolores Park and the neighborhood surrounding...Show More Summary

California leaders call for hearings on white supremacy

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers will hold a series of hearings next month to assess the rise of white supremacy in the state and to determine if there are any laws needed to help control violent outbreaks at public rallies. SenateShow More Summary

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