Bay Area residents told stinky water safe to drink [...] as if that news wasn’t cause enough for celebration, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission officials announced Thursday that they will immediately stop pumping the malodorous,...Show More Summary
In the wake of last weekend’s tragic warehouse fire in Oakland, Bay Area promoters Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment are organizing a special benefit show called Oakland United to raise money for the relief effort. The event, which is scheduled for 12/14 at Oakland’s Fox Theater, will feature performances and stories from musicians and […]
Bay Area promoters, Noise Pop, and Another Planet Entertainment have organized a benefit concert supporting the Oakland Fire Relief Fund featuring mostly Bay Area artists. It will be held December 14 at Oakland’s Fox Theater. There will be performances and stories from musicians and journalists active on Oakland’s DIY music scene. Show More Summary
San Francisco's long been a big meat-eating town, despite some of the Bay Area's more hippy associations [ more › ]
Bay Area rain sparks car crashes, flight delays and some flooding Multicolored umbrellas and yellow slickers brightened an otherwise gray and cloudy Bay Area Thursday as residents tried to seek cover from the rain that was heavy enough...Show More Summary
If you missed Metallica when they played an intimate NYC show at Webster Hall, or if you can't make it to the Bay Area for their Fox Theater show later this month, there's at least one more chance to catch them in a smaller setting before they set off to destroy arenas in 2017. Continue reading…
This is one of many such spaces around the Bay Area facing heightened scrutiny after the Ghost Ship fire. [ more › ]
December 8, 1975: San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneur Paul Terrell opens The Byte Shop, one of the world’s first computer stores and the first to sell an Apple computer. Years before Apple would open its own retail stores, the Byte Shop stocks the first 50 Apple-1 computers built by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Show More Summary
A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Thursday morning off the Northern California Coast in Humboldt County that was felt in the Bay Area, officials said. The quake hit on the Mendocino fault about 7 a.m. in the Pacific Ocean, about 100 miles off coast of Ferndale, according to the U.S. Show More Summary
San Jose’s Lauren Records has done a bang-up job of documenting its local scene, but it hasn’t let that regional focus keep it from finding new things outside of the Bay Area. Today, The A.V. Club is streaming the label’s latest, a split release between San Jose’s Leer and Tokyo’s PENs+. Show More Summary
San Francisco, Oakland and other surrounding areas will see about an inch to two inches of rain starting between mid-afternoon and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, and last through Saturday, said Steve Anderson, a forecaster with the National Weather Service. Show More Summary
Wednesday: Schools try to reassure immigrant families, a dangerous outcome of rising Bay Area rents, and a long-distance run by two police officers honors the fallen.
Here is a charming little story about Packers rookie Trevor Davis, a Bay Area native, as he enters his first Wisconsin winter and learns about things like snow and cold and winter coats. [The MMQB] Read more...
A devastating fire in the city's Fruitvale district has left at least 36 dead. Bay Area companies are donating money, food, and event space to victims, first-responders, and their families.
San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Chris Heston has reportedly been traded to the Seattle Mariners after falling out of favor in the Bay Area. Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported the deal after first reporting on word of talks between...Show More Summary
The ride-hailing app Lyft has proposed a subsidy program to offer late-night rides home from area workplaces with help from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
TweetLet’s see here, oh, still an abysmal 2 star rating from Yelp. The Ford GoBike / BABS people could easily fix this situation by changing the wording of their marketing, BUT they don’t feel like it, Man, obvs. Anyway, they’re still double parking their Mercedes Benzes on Market, and sometimes that causes problems for MUNI […]
Imagine if your groceries, rent and college supplies were five times as expensive. For the 1 in 10 families living below the poverty line in the Bay Area, this is how it feels. Visit tippingpoint.org to calculate how expensive your basic...Show More Summary
While in the San Francisco Bay Area, vlogger Tom Scott of “Things You Might Not Know“, visited town of Colma which is famous for its close proximity to San Francisco (approximately 10 miles) and its designation as a necropolis in which the dead outnumber the living by a ratio of one-thousand to one. And many […]
Dearth of affordable homes pinches job market says consulting firm The consulting firm Beacon Economics assessed the state of the Bay Area’s financial bearings on Monday. They conclude that the boom times are quieting to an echo, thanks in part to housing costs. Oh, jobs are still on an upward trend. Show More Summary