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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...

SF's Climate Action Month: 50+ Free Events (April 2022)SF’s Climate Action Month: 50+ Free Events (April 2022)
By - posted 4/5/2022
Community, Freebies, Good News, Green, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, San Francisco, Sponsored

Let’s face it. With all of the negative news headlines, the world has felt overwhelming lately. All this tolerating uncertainty takes a toll. But there’s some good news, too! It’s a well-known fact that taking action is good for our mental health, and just when we need it most, the more...

San Francisco is No Longer the Least Affordable City in the USSan Francisco is No Longer the Least Affordable City in the US
By - posted 2/25/2022
Bay Area Updates, Good News, San Francisco

Thanks to KUSI News and iHeart for sharing the results from a recent study by real estate market researcher OJO Labs that found that San Diego has topped San Francisco as the least affordable city in the United States. Their study compared the ratio between the median home price to household more...

SamTrans Launches Free On-Board WiFi on All Buses in February 2022SamTrans Launches Free On-Board WiFi on All Buses in February 2022
By - posted 1/6/2022
Brand New, Good News, Transportation

SamTrans has launched a passenger WiFi program, allowing SamTrans riders to use the internet while onboard. WiFi is currently being enabled on the 800 series articulated buses, with the entire SamTrans fleet expected to be online by February 2022. Passengers will be able to use WiFi free of charge, simply by more...

Good News: Parking at SF & Marin Beaches Will Remain FreeGood News: Parking at SF & Marin Beaches Will Remain Free
By - posted 10/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Good News, Have Your Voice Heard, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Good news… Thanks to MarinIJ for sharing the news the National Park Service is dropping its proposal to charge parking fees at several popular coastal sites in San Francisco and Marin including Baker Beach, Lands End Lookout, China Beach, Stinson Beach, and others. The proposed parking fees would have instituted a more...

SF is No Longer the Priciest Place to Rent in USA (Barely)SF is No Longer the Priciest Place to Rent in USA (Barely)
By - posted 8/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Good News, Housing

San Francisco just got demoted. Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news that San Francisco is no longer the most expensive city for rent in the United States. According to data from the August 2021 Zumper report, New York just edged out San Francisco to take the number 1 spot with the more...

Oakland Zoo Releases 33 Rare Frogs Into The WildOakland Zoo Releases 33 Rare Frogs Into The Wild
By - posted 7/30/2021
Adorable, Good News

By Keith Burbank Bay City News Thirty-three Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs leapt into the wild Wednesday and Oakland Zoo officials hope they will help restabilize their species. Frogs and other amphibians are being decimated across the world due to disease. “It’s a global amphibian crisis,” Oakland Zoo spokeswoman Isabella Linares said. The population of more...