Home » City Guide Archives By Type


SFO's Brand New Pokémon Plane Flies San Francisco to TokyoSFO’s Brand New Pokémon Plane Flies San Francisco to Tokyo
By - posted 9/6/2023
Adorable, Brand New, Travel

SFO airport has a new specialty plane. You’ve got to see this unique Pokémon-themed plane. All Nippon Airways (ANA) and the Pokémon Company have expanded their collaboration with “Pokémon Air Adventures” by launching a second uniquely painted aircraft, the “Eevee Jet NH.” The aircraft entered service on August 31, 2023, featuring more...

BART Uses 500 Hungry Grazing Sheep to Reduce Fire DangerBART Uses 500 Hungry Grazing Sheep to Reduce Fire Danger
By - posted 7/26/2023
Adorable, Bay Area Updates, Outdoorsy

BART deploys 500 hungry grazing sheep for fire safety this summer. For the past two years, BART has enlisted the help of grazing goats to tackle the dried grasses around its property and reduce fire hazards sustainably. It was a successful partnership; the goats got to munch on their favorite snacks, more...

SFO Has a New Adorable "Therapy Cat"SFO Has a New Adorable “Therapy Cat”
By - posted 6/1/2023
Adorable, Travel

San Francisco International Airport recently announced the Wag Brigade, the Airport’s team of certified stress-relief animals, has a new adorable member: Duke the Cat, rescued from the streets of San Francisco and certified by the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), which certifies all participating more...

'70s "Barbie Malibu Truck" Comes to Bay Area (May-June 2023)’70s “Barbie Malibu Truck” Comes to Bay Area (May-June 2023)
By - posted 5/3/2023
Adorable, Fun & Games

Hold onto your Kens as the ultimate Malibu party on wheels is cruisin’ into the Bay Area. In anticipation of the new Barbie movie hitting theaters on July 21, 2023, the Barbie Malibu Truck Tour is making three fabulous stops to treat fans to a blast from the past. Mark your more...

SF's Adorable New Baby PenguinsSF’s Adorable New Baby Penguins
By - posted 3/16/2023
Adorable, Brand New

Say hello to San Francisco’s newest and cutest residents. California Academy of Sciences just welcomed two new baby penguins to its Species Survival Plan colony. The siblings were hatched from parents Poppy and Darcy. Soon, they’ll be heading off to fish school.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by California Academy more...

SF Zoo Welcomes Adorable New Baby MandrillSF Zoo Welcomes Adorable New Baby Mandrill
By - posted 2/27/2023
Adorable, Brand New, San Francisco

Quite possibly the cutest baby born in San Francisco this month, with huge brown eyes and big ears, is currently in residence at the San Francisco Zoo. The as-yet-unnamed baby mandrill arrived on February 1, presumably to the delight of his parents, longtime zoo residents Lulu and Big Joe. “We are more...

SF City Hall Hosts Special Valentine's Day Weddings w/ 250 CouplesSF City Hall Hosts Special Valentine’s Day Weddings w/ 250 Couples
By - posted 2/13/2023
Adorable, San Francisco, Valentine's Day

Over 250 couples will wed in a special Valentine’s Day marriage celebration at San Francisco’s historic City Hall on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. City Administrator Carmen Chu and the Office of the County Clerk invite couples to celebrate their love and tie the knot at a special Valentine’s Day marriage celebration more...

SF's "Goat My Valentine" Fashion Show Back for 2023SF’s “Goat My Valentine” Fashion Show Back for 2023
By - posted 2/13/2023
Adorable, San Francisco, Uplifting, Valentine's Day

The popular 5th annual Goat My Valentine a community event and happy hour comes to Union Square for a GOAT Fashion Show this Valentine’s Day 2023 from 4-6pm in the heart of San Francisco. The GOATS (Greatest of All Time) of San Francisco cultural scene will be on display with more...

Here's a Map of San Francisco's "Store Cats"Here’s a Map of San Francisco’s “Store Cats”
By - posted 1/31/2023
Adorable, San Francisco

Big thanks to Designer Extraordinaire Chris Arvin for sharing their puufect map of San Francisco store cats. The map includes adorable portraits of all the kitties plus denotes which cats are particularly friendly. Be sure to give some extra pets to Toasty at Seven, Dogg at George’s Market, and Kit Kat more...

Meet "Kiri" SF's Teeny Tiny Japanese FiretruckMeet “Kiri” SF’s Teeny Tiny Japanese Firetruck
By - posted 1/28/2023

Meet Kiri, a tiny retired 1990 Daihatsu firetruck from Japan. He protected the mountain town of Kirigamine (霧ヶ峰), Japan for 25 years, and now calls SF home. We reached out to Kiri to find out more about the quirky mini bright red firetruck and why you can spot it on the more...

Help Name SF's Adorable Baby PenguinHelp Name SF’s Adorable Baby Penguin
By - posted 1/7/2023
Adorable, San Francisco

San Francisco’s Academy of Sciences has a brand new baby penguin and the public is being asked to help name the chick. Fluffy, flightless, & feared by fish … but missing a name. You’re cordially invited to help name our new African penguin chick! Here’s how: Comment your best suggestion before more...

Check Out SF's Tiniest Christmas HouseCheck Out SF’s Tiniest Christmas House
By - posted 12/21/2022
Adorable, Christmas

Tucked away in the San Francisco Main Library is The City’s tiniest Christmas House. You’ll find this itsy bitsy living room decked out for the holidays in the SF History Center’s reading room on the 6th Floor of the Main Library (100 Larkin St #6). It’ll be on display through January more...

Santa Visits Oakland Zoo to Pass Out Presents to AnimalsSanta Visits Oakland Zoo to Pass Out Presents to Animals
By - posted 12/9/2022
Adorable, East Bay, Oakland

In adorable news, Santa visited the Oakland Zoo to treat the animals to some holiday presents. Santa zipped around the Zoo on a festively decorated golf cart with a giant sack of presents he delivered to all the animals on the “nice” list. Watch the elephants, tigers and more unwrap and more...

San Jose's Happy Hollow Zoo Welcomes Rare, Endangered Chacoan PeccariesSan Jose’s Happy Hollow Zoo Welcomes Rare, Endangered Chacoan Peccaries
By - posted 12/5/2022

By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation The Hollow Park and Zoo has welcomed four new snorting members to its zoo family — the pig-like endangered Chacoan peccaries. The bristle-haired, tough-snouted animals from South America have moved into a newly renovated and expanded habitat funded by the zoo’s nonprofit foundation, zoo more...

SF Zoo Treated Its Animals to a Thanksgiving FeastSF Zoo Treated Its Animals to a Thanksgiving Feast
By - posted 11/28/2022
Adorable, Thanksgiving

By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation Thanksgiving isn’t just for humans — San Francisco zoo animals also had a banquet of their own on Thursday, announced the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. Lemurs congregated at an outdoor table setting to feast on a turkey-shaped leafeater biscuit, a pumpkin pie and personal more...