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Oakland’s New "Tiny Home Village" Opens at Lake MerrittOakland’s New “Tiny Home Village” Opens at Lake Merritt
By - posted 11/2/2021
Brand New, Causes, Getting Help, Housing, Oakland

By Keith Burbank Bay City News OAKLAND (BCN) Sixty-five homeless people will soon have warm, temporary shelter from winter rain and cold thanks to a new, tiny home village in Oakland, city officials said Monday. Lakeview Village at Second Avenue and East 12th Street will begin housing people early this month and a more...

SF's New 12,000sqft Kid-Designed Nature Exploration Area Opens Nov. 1SF’s New 12,000sqft Kid-Designed Nature Exploration Area Opens Nov. 1
By - posted 11/1/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco

City officials, children, and the Bayview-Hunters Point community will celebrate the opening of a 12,000-square foot Nature Exploration Area at Heron’s Head Park on November 1, 2021 with a ribbon cutting, speaking program, and fun designed to ignite creativity and imagination. The Nature Exploration Area was designed with input from local more...

"Thriller" SF's New Arcade Bar Opens Oct. 29“Thriller” SF’s New Arcade Bar Opens Oct. 29
By - posted 10/28/2021
Brand New, Eat & Drink, Fun & Games, San Francisco

Opening Friday, October 29, 2021 Proof Positive Partners, the team behind Westwood and Wilder in San Francisco, will introduce Thriller Social Club, located at 508 4th Street, San Francisco, in a former SoMa foundry that features a custom wood-fire pizza oven. ADDRESS: 508 4th Street, San Francisco HOURS: Wednesday to Saturday, 4:00 more...

Candlestick Park's New Vehicle Triage Center for HomelessCandlestick Park’s New Vehicle Triage Center for Homeless
By - posted 10/25/2021
Brand New, Getting Help, Housing, San Francisco

A new temporary vehicle triage center in San Francisco’s Candlestick Point State Recreation Area for people living out of their vehicle to safely park will move forward after it was approved by the California Department of Parks on Thursday. The center will be located in the park’s Boat Launch parking lot, more...

SF's Brand New Pop-Up "The Museum at The Cliff" OpensSF’s Brand New Pop-Up “The Museum at The Cliff” Opens
By - posted 10/25/2021
Brand New, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Only in San Francisco, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

It’s officially open! After the Cliff House shut down in 2020, Come visit a brand new 6-month pop-up museum The Museum at The Cliff to learn about the Cliff House, Sutro Baths, and the surrounding area 1090 Point Lobos Ave in the former Cliff House Gift Shop. The Museum at The Cliff October more...

SF's Bob's Donuts Stars in Fun New YouTube SeriesSF’s Bob’s Donuts Stars in Fun New YouTube 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...