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Video from Metallica's Surprise Tiny Gig in SF This WeekVideo from Metallica’s Surprise Tiny Gig in SF This Week
By - posted 9/17/2021
San Francisco, Wow

Metallica surprised fans on Thursday, September 16 with a rare intimate club show at The Independent. Tickets were announced on Thursday afternoon and sold out in minutes to fans with $20 cash in hand (and proof of vaccination). 500 lucky fans were treated to a full set from the band who more...

Metallica's Surprise $20 Concert at Tiny SF Rock ClubMetallica’s Surprise $20 Concert at Tiny SF Rock Club
By - posted 9/16/2021
Only in San Francisco, Wow

The Independent just announced a surprise concert by Metallica tonight, Thursday, September 16, 2021. Tickets are $20 cash and you’ll be given a wristband immediately to enter this evening. This is a rare opportunity to see a major band like Metallica play an intimate venue like The Independent – the last more...

NASA Approves UC Berkeley's Satellite Orbit Around MarsNASA Approves UC Berkeley’s Satellite Orbit Around Mars
By - posted 8/25/2021
Geeks, Wow

NASA has greenlighted a mission by University of California at Berkeley to put two satellites into orbit around Mars, university officials said Monday. Dubbed ESCAPADE — Escape and Plasma Acceleration and Dynamics Explorers — the mission would launch in October 2024 and be in orbit in 2026. The project is an effort more...

Rare Sight: 80 Ft. Blue Whales Spotted Swimming in Monterey BayRare Sight: 80 Ft. Blue Whales Spotted Swimming in Monterey Bay
By - posted 8/23/2021
Bay Area Updates, Outdoorsy, Wow

Thanks to SFist for sharing the news that the largest animals on the planet have been seen swimming in Monterey Bay this week. The whale watching tour boat company, Monterey Bay Whale Watch, has seen more than a dozen blue whales out on one recent tour, in addition to two blue more...

See the Aerial Photo of Last Week's Bay Bridge Vehicle FireSee the Aerial Photo of Last Week’s Bay Bridge Vehicle Fire
By - posted 8/23/2021
Fire Updates, Transportation, Wow

Last week, a vehicle caught fire on the Bay Bridge, shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 19, prompting the closure of all westbound lanes just west of Treasure Island. According to CHP Officer Mark Andrews, the vehicle that caught fire contained five occupants, although none were injured. The closure caused more...

Oakland A's Star Wars Drone Light Show, August 27Oakland A’s Star Wars Drone Light Show, August 27
By - posted 8/19/2021
Oakland, Wow

After the Oakland A’s take on the New York Yankees, fans will be invited to sit on the outfield grass to enjoy the dazzling sky high Star Wars Light Show on August 27, 2021. See an MLB first. Sit on the field and take in a dazzling light show as 200 more...

The Biggest Meteor Shower of 2021The Biggest Meteor Shower of 2021
By - posted 8/11/2021
Get Out: Events, Wow

Get out in the open, away from city lights to see the annual Perseids Meteor Shower, the most beloved meteor shower of the year for the Northern Hemisphere. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth passing through debris left behind by a comet, so typically you should more...

SF's Cotton Candy Sunset on TuesdaySF’s Cotton Candy Sunset on Tuesday
By - posted 8/5/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Outdoorsy, Wow

Thanks to photographer Stu Berman for capturing and sharing this spectacular sunset over the San Francisco Bay on Tuesday, August 3. The beautiful sky resembled purple, pink and orange cotton candy. Did you see it?   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Stu Berman 📷 San Francisco (@stuinsf)

Check Out This Amazing Satellite Photo of San FranciscoCheck Out This Amazing Satellite Photo of San Francisco
By - posted 8/2/2021
Only in San Francisco, Wow

Yes, the color of the water looks a little unnatural, but this low angle photo has to be one of the coolest satellite shots we’ve seen of the Bay Area ever.  @dailyoverview shared this image of the Bay yesterday and it’s already racked up 60,000+ likes on Instagram You can marvel at more...

Amazing Photos of Last Night's Full MoonAmazing Photos of Last Night’s Full Moon
By - posted 7/24/2021
Wow

That moon last night was amazing! The “buck moon” looked especially orange thanks to the smoke from wildfires. After scouring Instagram, our favorite photo by far was by photographer Vincent James who took this shot in Oakland. The photo was perfectly placed with the moon right underneath one of Oakland’s cranes more...

1888 Oakland Victorian Could Be Yours Free... With a Big Catch1888 Oakland Victorian Could Be Yours Free… With a Big Catch
By - posted 7/16/2021
Freebies, Housing, Oakland, Wow

Thanks to SF Gate for sharing the news that a 133 year old Victorian home in Oakland could be yours for free. But there’s a very big (and expensive) catch. The historic home at 2428 Chestnut Street, built around 1888, is being given away for free, provided you have both the more...

Great White Shark Attack Closes Beach Near SFGreat White Shark Attack Closes Beach Near SF
By - posted 6/27/2021
Parks & Beaches, Wow

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter that Grey Whale Cove State Beach south of Pacifica is closed following an attack by a Great White Shark between 6 feet and 8 feet long on Saturday morning. UPDATE: The swimmer has since been released from the hospital. Watch drone footage more...

Bay Area Comic Kabir Singh Slays on America's Got TalentBay Area Comic Kabir Singh Slays on America’s Got Talent
By - posted 6/17/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Support the Bay, Wow

Bay Area comedian Kabir Singh, who hails from Fremont, CA, is on this season’s of America’s Got Talent. Check out his hilarious audition below, where he got a standing ovation from judges. Judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell all voted “Yes”, sending him to the next round of season 16 more...

1,000+ Rare Snakes Found at SFO Property1,000+ Rare Snakes Found at SFO Property
By - posted 6/16/2021
Only in San Francisco, Wow

Thanks to KTVU for letting us know the slithery news that a recent study counted approximately 1,300 snakes on a San Francisco Airport property just across the highway from the terminal. But don’t worry… this is a good thing. SFO is considered to have the largest population of the endangered San Francisco more...

Excessive Heat Warning for Much of the Bay Area (Wed - Fri)Excessive Heat Warning for Much of the Bay Area (Wed – Fri)
By - posted 6/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Outdoorsy, Wow

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory and an excessive heat warning Monday night for much of the Bay Area beginning Wednesday, with temperatures expected in the 90s and 100s. The heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. Wednesday through 9 p.m. Friday for the North Bay interior valleys, more...