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Corrections, July 28

Time to collect storm water, not dump it in sea, Covert is the vice president of public policy for the Bay Area Council. 150 killed, scores hurt as fuel truck explodes, July 26, A3 The date that a blast in Pakistan occurred was incorrect.

Video: A Slumber Party With Sloths

At the Zoological Wildlife Conservation Center and the Sloth Captive Husbandry Center in Rainier, Oregon, "sleepovers" are being offered for animal lovers who want to hang out with adorable sloths for a night ? which is the time of day when these slow, tree-hanging creatures are most active. [ more › ]

Bay Area political events: LGBT rights film, town hall

Bay Area political events: LGBT rights film, town hall Political events in the Bay Area Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, will host a Resistance Fair and discussion with Indivisible Guide co-author Jeremy Haile. The event is from 10 a.m. Show More Summary

The Best Sushi Spots In SF

You know how some people like to say that even bad pizza isn't that bad, because it's still pizza? The same can not be said of sushi. [ more › ]

Supes Protest Letting Sutter Health Close Long-Term Care Unit at St. Luke's

Doctors, nurses, and Board Committee unanimous in demanding Sutter Health not ship the acutely sick out of county. [ more › ]

Drug dealer switched pot with broccoli, then fired at irate customers

Some people just can't stand broccoli. Take the hapless fellows who thought they were buying marijuana from a drug dealer who goes by the street name 22 Jump Street in Aurora, Colo. Instead of pot, they got a cruciferous vegetable.

Step Aside, YouTube: Facebook To Launch Its Own TV Shows In August

Staying on FB while watching TV is about to get even easier. [ more › ]

Online Sale Goes Awry, Becomes Gunpoint Robbery

Two men who were just trying to sell some stuff online had their pants (and more) stolen Wednesday, even though they met their robbers on a busy San Francisco street. [ more › ]

Bike thief trades up in SF burglary

A burglar broke into the garage of a home near Twin Peaks in San Francisco earlier this week, stealing a man’s bicycle and leaving an old bike in its place, officials said. Police believe the thief broke into the home on Mountain Spring Avenue near Twin Peaks between 5 p.m. Show More Summary

The Apothecarium Opens Swank New Dispensary In The Marina

It's in a former Thai restaurant at 2414 Lombard Street near Scott. [ more › ]

Woman beaten with steering wheel club in Potrero Hill robbery

Woman beaten with steering wheel club in Potrero Hill robbery A woman is recovering in a hospital after she was clubbed with a steering wheel lock during a robbery early Thursday in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, officials said. The woman refused and the man began beating her with a steering wheel club, then snatched her wallet and fled by car, police said.

Thursday Lunchtime Links: Development Near BART Stalls

Home prices hit high, pleasant meeting, wormy robot. [ more › ]

The Cleanest 1983 Mercedes Benz W123 240D You’ll Ever See – 67 Horsepower Never Looked So Good

TweetI’m not suggesting that this beast runs clean, oh no. It’s NOx emissions must be through the roof. But look, it has its original hood ornament star. And four dog dish hubcaps painted to match And best of all, It Still Runs…

18-Year-Old Who Live-Streamed Her Sister's Death Pleads Not Guilty To DUI, Vehicular Manslaughter

18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez made her first court appearance via teleconference on Wednesday. [ more › ]

A Simple Quiz, One You Will Fail: Which is Higher on Mt Tam – West or East Peak? – And Which Used to be Higher?

TweetSo there are four possible answer sets to these two questions, so you’ve got a 25% chance of success by simple guessing. Now if you know then answers, then you know the answers and you won’t be tricked and you’ll win. OTOH, if you use INTUITION (the Heart) or REASONING (the Mind), I don’t think […]

Man allegedly masturbating on BART placed under citizen’s arrest

A man allegedly masturbating on a BART train was placed under citizen’s arrest in Oakland early Thursday by a fed-up woman who caught him in the act and contacted police, officials said. The 53-year-old Pittsburg man was allegedly masturbating on a Pittsburg-Bay Point train about 4:40 a.m. Show More Summary

San Francsico Bike Thief Trades Old Ride For New One

A Twin Peaks-area man found himself the victim of a nonconsensual trade Wednesday, when he discovered his bike had been swapped out by a presumed thief. [ more › ]

Ohio State Fair Tragedy Prompts Santa Cruz And Sacramento To Shut Down Fireball Rides

Both the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and the California State Fair in Sacramento have rides similar to the one involved in the accident, as does Great America in Santa Clara. [ more › ]

Scenes From The Castro March Against Trump's Plans For Trans People In The Military

Protesters turned out in droves in the Castro Wednesday evening to express resistance to President Trump's Twitter declaration that transgender people would no longer be able to serve in the US armed forces. [ more › ]

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