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Magic Mushrooms are Now Decriminalized in SFMagic Mushrooms are Now Decriminalized in SF
By - posted 9/8/2022
Brand New, City Insight, Healing, San Francisco

This just in...’shrooms are now decriminalized in San Francisco. Thanks to Broke-Ass Stuart for sharing the news that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 and unaminiously passed a resolution that makes entheogenic plants including peyote, ayahuasca, and psilocybin mushrooms San Francisco police’s lowest priority. Plus it more...

The Hottest Days Ever in SF
By - posted 7/18/2022
City Insight

It may be hot in San Francisco this week, but we’re still a ways from the all-time record. The hottest it’s ever been in SF was 106 degrees, which occurred on September 1, 2017. And the longest heatwave was July 21-25, 2006 where the Bay Area experienced five straight days with at more...

The Hottest Days Ever in SF (By Month)
By - posted 7/1/2022
City Insight

Hottest Weather Temperature Days in San Francisco – By Month Updated 7/18/22 – Degrees in Fahrenheit January – 79 degrees – January 8, 1962 February – 81 degrees – February 26, 1986 March – 87 degrees – March 11, 2005 April – 94 degrees – April 8, 1989 May – 97 degrees – May 15, 2008 June more...

SF City Guides Now Offers "Express" Walking Tours: 1 Hour or LessSF City Guides Now Offers “Express” Walking Tours: 1 Hour or Less
By - posted 5/24/2022
City Insight, Only in San Francisco, San Francisco

City Guides is thrilled to introduce its new “express tours”. Their fabulous Guides have streamlined a few of their most popular tours into less than an hour. They understand that not everyone may have two hours to spare. You may be in town for the day or want to get more...

North Bay's Rohnert Park Buys Land for $12.5 Million to Build Brand New DowntownNorth Bay’s Rohnert Park Buys Land for $12.5 Million to Build Brand New Downtown
By - posted 4/20/2022
Brand New, City Insight, Housing

Rohnert Park city officials are taking a big step toward a future downtown. The city aims to fulfill residents’ long-standing desire for an inviting, walkable downtown that will become the heart of the City. The city’s $12.5 million offer was accepted one week ago on a 30-acre parcel of land at more...

SF's "The Great Highway" Turns Into the "Great Sandway"SF’s “The Great Highway” Turns Into the “Great Sandway”
By - posted 4/19/2022
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, San Francisco, Storm Watch

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that after two unusually windy storms, San Francisco’s The Great Highway has turned into the Great Sandway. An abundance of sand has taken over sections of The Great Highway, creating massive sand dunes that have engulfed traffic light poles and buried rip current more...

1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire Anniversary (April 18)1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire Anniversary (April 18)
By - posted 4/13/2022
City Insight, San Francisco

When the earthquake hit on April 18, 1906, it did so in the wee hours of the morning at 5:12 am. The cast iron Lotta’s Fountain on Market Street became a crucial meeting point and is now known as SF’s oldest surviving monument. Every year since, city officials (and in past more...

New I-80 Freeway "Urban Forest" Coming to SF in 2023New I-80 Freeway “Urban Forest” Coming to SF in 2023
By - posted 4/7/2022
Brand New, City Insight, Good News, Green, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco, Uplifting

Thanks to the SF Examiner for letting us know that the litter-strewn entrance to the Bay Bridge in SoMa is soon going to be converted into an “urban forest” and tree nursery which will take root (he he) new freeway offramps. According to the San Francisco Department of Public Works, the more...

This Popeyes Lot in SF is Up for Sale for $2.4 MillionThis Popeyes Lot in SF is Up for Sale for $2.4 Million
By - posted 4/4/2022
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, San Francisco

Attention fried chicken fans… the popular Popeyes on Divis is up for sale.  Thanks to Socketsite for sharing the news that the plot of land and the 2,000 square-foot building that currently houses Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, located at the southwest corner of Divisadero and Hayes, has hit the market. The price tag more...

This is SF's Only Ukrainian RestaurantThis is SF’s Only Ukrainian Restaurant
By - posted 3/2/2022
Causes, City Insight, Eat & Drink, San Francisco

San Francisco has just one Ukrainian restaurant. And they could use your support. Thanks to 48hills for sharing their recent experience at Pushkin, located at 40 Belden Place (near Kearny and Pine in downtown San Francisco). Puskin is a family-run restaurant serving Ukrainian food with a modern twist. You can choose from more...

SF Just Had the Driest Jan-Feb in Recorded History (Since 1849)SF Just Had the Driest Jan-Feb in Recorded History (Since 1849)
By - posted 3/2/2022
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Outdoorsy

Meteorologist Drew Tuma from ABC7 just shared that both San Francisco and San Jose have experienced their driest January – February period in recorded history. Records go back to 1849 and 1893 respectively. San Francisco saw 0.61″ of rain in January and February only saw 0.04″. San Jose only saw 0.01″. San Francisco more...

Minecraft Tour of SF's Chinatown Alleyways for Lunar New Year (Jan. 22)Minecraft Tour of SF’s Chinatown Alleyways for Lunar New Year (Jan. 22)
By - posted 1/18/2022
City Insight, Lunar New Year, San Francisco

Let’s face it… most virtual tours on Zoom are kinda boooring. But since in–person tours are still on hold, the youth-led non-profit Chinatown Alleyway Tours decided to take online tours to the next level. A group of ambitious students aged 14-20 spent nearly three months recreating San Francisco’s Chinatown block-by-block more...

Check Out 1980s Punk San FranciscoCheck Out 1980s Punk San Francisco
By - posted 1/18/2022
City Insight, San Francisco

Alternative Voices, a new photography exhibition reveals the charged cultural and political scene of the 80s underground that made San Francisco a fertile center for art, activism and Punk Rock. Curated by photographer Jeanne M. Hansen, the exhibition features photographs she took while actively participating in the underground alongside interviews with well-known more...

Speed Limits Lowered to 20 MPH on 7 Busy SF StreetsSpeed Limits Lowered to 20 MPH on 7 Busy SF Streets
By - posted 1/18/2022
Brand New, City Insight, San Francisco, Transportation

Speed limits are being lowered from 25 to 20 mph for seven streets in San Francisco that go through business districts in the city thanks to a new state law that went into effect at the start of the year, Mayor London Breed’s office announced Thursday. The speed limits are going more...

SF May See Its Coldest Morning in Nearly 5 YearsSF May See Its Coldest Morning in Nearly 5 Years
By - posted 12/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, San Francisco

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news that San Francisco is expected to be very chilly on Tuesday morning. On Tuesday morning, Downtown San Francisco may see temperatures under 40 degrees according to the National Weather Service Bay Area. NWS took to Twitter to announce an interesting fact that it would more...