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SF's Brand New State-of-the-Art Tennis Center Opens March 3SF’s Brand New State-of-the-Art Tennis Center Opens March 3
By - posted 2/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Things to Do, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s brand new Lisa & Douglas Goldman Tennis Center in Golden Gate Park will open on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. The $27 million renovation has transformed the legendary Golden Gate Park facility into a state-of-the-art public tennis center accessible to first-time players and seasoned athletes alike. Online court reservations can more...

SF's Brand New "Tunnel Tops" Park Coming This WinterSF’s Brand New “Tunnel Tops” Park Coming This Winter
By - posted 2/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco

In addition to Presidio Tunnel Tops, there’s more good news on the horizon. Battery Tunnel Tops, located along Lincoln Boulevard across from National Cemetery, is set to open in winter 2021. Visitors will enjoy sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge, picnic tables, grills, benches, trails, and room to roam. Battery Tunnel Tops In more...

Berkeley Approves Groundbreaking Police Reform MeasuresBerkeley Approves Groundbreaking Police Reform Measures
By - posted 2/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Police Reform

Thanks to CBSN Bay Area and KTVU for sharing the news that Berkeley’s city council voted to enact sweeping changes to the police with the goal of reducing racial disparities. The city council voted unanimously to approve a package of reforms including stricter protocols and more thorough background checks for officers. New protocols more...

SFO's New 3-story Mural for Harvey Milk is ComingSFO’s New 3-story Mural for Harvey Milk is Coming
By - posted 2/22/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport is getting a brand new 3-story mural dedicated to Harvey Milk. The SF Arts Commission just approved the proposal by artist Craig Calderwood that will celebrate the legacy of Harvey Milk. It will be located in Terminal 1’s most trafficked intersection – the escalator atrium where passengers may more...

Bay Area Costco Now Offers COVID-19 VaccinesBay Area Costco Now Offers COVID-19 Vaccines
By - posted 2/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news that Costco will now offering COVID-19 vaccinations. Costco announced their pharmacies will be administering COVID-19 vaccines, usually Moderna, as soon as they are available, in accordance with CDC and state guidelines. As of February 22, 2021, the only store in the Bay Area administering vaccines is more...

Rainbow Grocery Launches Brand New Curbside Pick Up TodayRainbow Grocery Launches Brand New Curbside Pick Up Today
By - posted 2/22/2021
Brand New, Groceries / Supermarkets, Only in San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Rainbow Grocery has just launched curbside pick up beginning February 22, 2021. Their curbside pickup will be available 4 days a week, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Rainbow Grocery’s Announcement: Here at Rainbow, we’ve been working hard to create better ways for our loyal customers to be able to shop at Rainbow while more...

Filipino Fast Food Chain Jollibee Returning to SFFilipino Fast Food Chain Jollibee Returning to SF
By - posted 2/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco will once again have a Jollibee, the world famous fast food chain that hails from the Philippines. Its previous SF location, near Moscone Center, closed in 2011. With roughly 1,300 restaurants worldwide and over 40 in the US, the chain is famous for its unique comfort food favorites, like more...

SF Wants You to Join Its "Monuments & Memorials" Advisory BoardSF Wants You to Join Its “Monuments & Memorials” Advisory Board
By - posted 2/19/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

The San Francisco Arts Commission is seeking qualified candidates to participate in the Monuments and Memorials Advisory Committee (MMAC), a body that will host hearings with community members and establish the criteria and guidelines by which to determine the future of historic monuments in the City’s art collection. The MMAC’s charge more...

Contra Costa Now Vaccinating Essential WorkersContra Costa Now Vaccinating Essential Workers
By - posted 2/19/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Contra Costa Health Services today updated its eligibility policy for COVID-19 vaccine to extend vaccination eligibility to residents who work in the education and childcare sector, food and agriculture workers, and emergency services workers as defined by California’s vaccination plan Phase 1B  . Residents in these groups, as well as county more...

Santa Clara County Expands COVID-19 Vaccines for Essential WorkersSanta Clara County Expands COVID-19 Vaccines for Essential Workers
By - posted 2/17/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Santa Clara County officials announced today that healthcare providers across the County will expand access to COVID-19 vaccination to workers in education and childcare, emergency services, and the food and agriculture industries, starting February 28, 2021. As vaccine access expands to these additional groups, focusing vaccination efforts on the most impacted more...

Clipper Card is Going Mobile (Finally)Clipper Card is Going Mobile (Finally)
By - posted 2/17/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Travel

Bartable just announced on Twitter this morning that Clipper is going mobile. A new Clipper app will be released on Apple Pay and Google Pay in the spring. No further details have been released yet, so we’re not entirely sure what the app will be capable of. Will you load your more...

Oakland's Historic Parkway Theater May Become Huge "Cannabis Lounge"Oakland’s Historic Parkway Theater May Become Huge “Cannabis Lounge”
By - posted 2/12/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to Biz Journal for sharing the news that Oakland’s historic Parkway Theater might be become an entertainment center that’s not only a theater, but also a restaurant and cannabis lounge. Oakland’s City Planning Commission will have a hearing next week to determine approval of the high-density assembly use permit for more...

CA Expands Vaccine Eligibility to Adults w/ Underlying Health ConditionsCA Expands Vaccine Eligibility to Adults w/ Underlying Health Conditions
By - posted 2/12/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Thanks to ABC7 for sharing the news that California has just expanded who will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine. Starting March 15, adults aged 16-54 with underlying health conditions will be eligible for the vaccine. Vaccine Prioritization (as vaccine supply allows) 1)   Currently vaccines may be distributed to populations identified in Phase more...

Brand New Robin Williams Mural Pops Up in East BayBrand New Robin Williams Mural Pops Up in East Bay
By - posted 2/12/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Murals

A beautiful new mural has popped up in the East Bay dedicated to the late comic Robin Williams. Thanks to SFGate for sharing the news of this beautiful tribute which you can find in the Bay Street Shopping Center in Emeryville in the former Old Navy location. The mural was commissioned by more...

Check Out SF's Amazing New Chinatown PlaygroundCheck Out SF’s Amazing New Chinatown Playground
By - posted 2/12/2021
Brand New, City Insight

Newly Renovated Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Playground and Clubhouse Opens in Time for Lunar New Year Friday, February 12, 2021 New open space in Chinatown will provide safe, clean place for kids and their families to play, and newly renovated clubhouse will operate as a Community Hub in March Mayor London N. Breed today announced more...