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SF's Bob's Donuts Stars in Fun New Web SeriesSF’s Bob’s Donuts Stars in Fun New Web Series
By - posted 10/22/2021
Brand New, City Insight, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Transportation

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that a new comedy web series has launched and it stars San Francisco’s Bob’s Donuts. Taking a riff from Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is San Francisco’s “Comedians on Bicycles Getting Bob’s” streaming on Youtube. Comedian Sarah Katz-Hyman meets guests for a more...

CA Jurors Might Get $100/Day Starting in 2022CA Jurors Might Get $100/Day Starting in 2022
By - posted 10/14/2021
Brand New, Getting Help

San Francisco city officials on Tuesday applauded a state bill recently signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that would increase pay for low-income residents serving on jury duty. Assembly Bill 1452, authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, would establish the “Be The Jury” pilot program through a partnership with the more...

Chabot Space & Science Center Reopens Nov. 12Chabot Space & Science Center Reopens Nov. 12
By - posted 10/14/2021
Brand New, Oakland, Reopening

Chabot Space & Science Center reopens November 12 with new renovations, experiences, and guidelines to ensure a fun and safe visit. From new artwork to new artifacts, there’s something new for everyone at the Center. Reopening Weekend Celebration November 12-14 We’re kicking off Chabot’s reopening with a three-day Center-wide celebration. This exciting weekend features more...

OMCA's New Free Outdoor Lunch Performance Series Kicks Off Oct. 16OMCA’s New Free Outdoor Lunch Performance Series Kicks Off Oct. 16
By - posted 10/14/2021
Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Oakland

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) today announces a new, free program series open to the public this October through December. After reopening its campus in June following 15 months of closure, this series will be the Museum’s first in-person program, and its first public program held in the newly more...

SF's New “Cars to Casas” Housing OrdinanceSF’s New “Cars to Casas” Housing Ordinance
By - posted 10/13/2021
Brand New, Housing, San Francisco

Mayor London N. Breed today announced a new housing ordinance aimed at increasing density on auto-oriented lots. The “Cars to Casas” ordinance was announced at a press conference alongside Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) Chair of the California Senate Housing Committee, and housing and environmental activists, including YIMBY Action, the more...

SF's New Interactive Exhibit in Golden Gate ParkSF’s New Interactive Exhibit in Golden Gate Park
By - posted 10/12/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

The Exploratorium, in partnership with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, announced the completion of a set of installations and interactive experiences around the recently upgraded Stanyan Street Entrance to Golden Gate Park. The installations, designed and fabricated by the Exploratorium, aim to reveal, enhance, and celebrate the park’s ever-changing natural and more...

New CA Law: Free Menstrual Products in SchoolsNew CA Law: Free Menstrual Products in Schools
By - posted 10/11/2021
Brand New, Freebies, Getting Help

Public schools and colleges in California must provide free menstrual products in their restrooms starting in the 2022-23 school year under a bill signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday. The bill, authored by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), expands her 2017 law requiring low-income schools in areas designated as more...

Gov. Newsom Officially Signs To Go Cocktails & Outdoor Dining into LawGov. Newsom Officially Signs To Go Cocktails & Outdoor Dining into Law
By - posted 10/10/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining

By Eli Walsh, Bay City News Foundation Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday enabling restaurants to keep their pandemic-era expansions into areas like sidewalks and parking lots. The two bills, Assembly Bill 61 and Senate Bill 314, allow restaurants to keep their outdoor dining areas throughout the pandemic’s duration and during a more...

Ghirardelli Has a Brand New Ice Cream + Chocolate Factory OutletGhirardelli Has a Brand New Ice Cream + Chocolate Factory Outlet
By - posted 10/8/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Sponsored

Calling all East Bay and Central Valley chocolate lovers – Ghirardelli has just opened a brand new Ice Cream and Chocolate Factory Outlet in Tracy in October 2021. So now you can get the chocolate experience you love from Ghirardelli Square right in Tracy. The Ghirardelli Chocolate Outlets offer up to more...

SF's New Ropes Course is Now Fully OpenSF’s New Ropes Course is Now Fully Open
By - posted 10/7/2021
Brand New, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

A new ropes course located in San Francisco’s McLaren Park is fully open after city leaders on Thursday held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new site — the first ropes course on city property. Although the McLaren Park Ropes Course had a soft opening 11 months ago, the full opening more...

BART Stations Now Host New Free Outdoor Concert FestivalBART Stations Now Host New Free Outdoor Concert Festival
By - posted 9/30/2021
Brand New, Things to Do, Transportation

The sounds of Reggae, Jazz, and Folk music will bring joy to BART riders in the month of October as the latest “welcome back” gesture by the agency to encourage the return to transit and reinforce the role public transit plays in fueling the Bay Area’s economy and culture. BART and more...

SF Announces New "Organized Retail Crime" PlanSF Announces New “Organized Retail Crime” Plan
By - posted 9/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Controversy, Police Reform, San Francisco

Mayor London Breed Announces Organized Retail Crime Initiative SFPD led initiative aims to partner with private sector to result in higher reporting rates and more investigations, better enabling regional task force partners to solve cases and target upstream criminal enterprises Mayor London N. Breed this week unveiled details from San Francisco’s Organized more...

Almanac Opens Brand New 8,400 sqft Beer Garden (Sept. 25)Almanac Opens Brand New 8,400 sqft Beer Garden (Sept. 25)
By - posted 9/25/2021
Bars, Brand New, East Bay, Outdoor Dining

After months of prep and permits, Almanac on Alameda has transformed a formerly empty 8,400-square-foot grass lot across the street into Almanac’s very own backyard – Complete with a 1967 Airstream bar, shade structures, amplified music, a food truck, and outdoor games like cornhole and giant Jenga. Join us starting more...

First Look: "Dear San Francisco" Circus at SF's Historic Club FugaziFirst Look: “Dear San Francisco” Circus at SF’s Historic Club Fugazi
By - posted 9/24/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Brand New, Reopening, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Here’s your first look at the brand-new production from Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story, the ew theatrical experience debuting at San Francisco’s historic Club Fugazi. Specially-priced preview performance tickets (September 22–October 10) are available for $25–$39. Out of the fog of 2020, Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story emerges more...

"Dave's Hot Chicken" Opens First Bay Area Spot (Sept. 24)“Dave’s Hot Chicken” Opens First Bay Area Spot (Sept. 24)
By - posted 9/23/2021
Brand New, Outdoor Dining

Thanks to the SF Chronicle for letting us know that the super popular LA-based spicy fried chicken joint, Dave’s Hot Chicken is finally opening up its first outlet in the Bay Area. Dave’s opens Friday, September 24th in Santa Rosa with both indoor and outdoor dining. The chain recent made big headlines more...