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Massive 40 ft Waves Bring Out World Class Surfers to MavericksMassive 40 ft Waves Bring Out World Class Surfers to Mavericks
By - posted 12/19/2020
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In case you missed it, massive waves took over the Northern California shoreline last week which attracted some of the world’s best surfers to Mavericks to catch some waves. On Tuesday, December 10, CBS Bay Area headed to Mavericks, the famous surfing area just north of Half Moon Bay, to see more...

Illuminate SF: Festival of Light: 45+ Light SculpturesIlluminate SF: Festival of Light: 45+ Light Sculptures
By - posted 12/16/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Holiday Lights, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do, Wow

Illuminate SF: Festival of Light is making The City a little brighter, Thanksgiving 2020 through January 23, 2021 and shines a light on San Francisco’s ever-expanding light art scene. Get your glow on during this two-month celebration during the longest nights of the year. In past years, the city has hosted nighttime neighborhood walks, more...

Zodiac Killler's Cipher Finally Solved After 51 YearsZodiac Killler’s Cipher Finally Solved After 51 Years
By - posted 12/15/2020
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An “uncrackable” cipher from the Bay Area’s Zodiac Killer sent to the San Francisco Chronicle on November 8, 1969 in has finally been solved by insanely talented “amateur” sleuths after 51 years. Watch the 13-minute video that shows exactly how the “340” code was finally cracked. Learn more at David Oranchak on more...

San Jose Teen Artist Makes Cover of Time MagazineSan Jose Teen Artist Makes Cover of Time Magazine
By - posted 12/12/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Uplifting, Wow

Time Magazine just named their Athlete of the Year, Lebron James, and a local San Jose teen made the cover. 14-year old artist Tyler Gordon not only made the cover art for the latest issue, he also was nominated as one of the top 5 finalists for Time’s Kid of the more...

SF's Brand New Floating Fire StationSF’s Brand New Floating Fire Station
By - posted 12/5/2020
Brand New, Fire Updates, Only in San Francisco, Wow

San Francisco has a new fire station that may be the first of its kind in the world as NBC Bay Area recently reported. Firestation 35’s new two-story floating fire station is berthed at Pier 22½ just north of the Bay Bridge. The new Fireboat Station 35 started to come to life more...

Outdoor Christmas Cocktail Pop-Up in San FranciscoOutdoor Christmas Cocktail Pop-Up in San Francisco
By - posted 11/25/2020
Eat & Drink, Outdoor Dining, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

Miracle, the Christmas-theme pop up bar that transforms Pacific Cocktail Haven into a Winter Wonderland is coming back to San Francisco, but this time as an decked out festive outdoor bar/restaurant. Miracle opens up on Black Friday, November 27 and is open Wednesday-Saturday through New Year’s Eve. They’re bringing back all more...

SF's Spectacular Upside Down 50-Foot Crystal Tree Is BackSF’s Spectacular Upside Down 50-Foot Crystal Tree Is Back
By - posted 11/18/2020
Only in San Francisco, Wow

Westfield Centre is bringing back their famous upside down Christmas tree. The famous Inverted Christmas Tree is back for the holidays on Level 4 Under The Dome.  It is the perfect picture opportunity in the shopping center while you shop. See it shine from November 18 to December 31, 2020, according to more...

SF Had 86% Turnout in 2020 Election: Highest in 60+ YearsSF Had 86% Turnout in 2020 Election: Highest in 60+ Years
By - posted 11/17/2020
Election, Wow

San Francisco turned out big time for the 2020 election, the highest voter turnout since 1956 with 86.23% of registered voters casting ballots. The turnout was up over 5% from the last presidential election in 2016 which saw a turnout of 80.71%. According to the official tally at sfelections.sfgov.org/ as of more...

"King Tides" of 7 Feet Coming to San Francisco Bay (Nov 15-16)“King Tides” of 7 Feet Coming to San Francisco Bay (Nov 15-16)
By - posted 11/15/2020
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Thanks to ABC7 for letting us know that the next “King Tides” are coming to the Bay Area on November 15-16 with tides expected as high as 6.9 feet. According to tide-forecast.com the peak tides should occur around 10:49am on Sunday 11/15 and again around 11:30am on Monday 11/16.  What are King more...

Ducktales' "Gizmoduck" Rolls Through SF in Fun Viral VideoDucktales’ “Gizmoduck” Rolls Through SF in Fun Viral Video
By - posted 11/12/2020
Fun & Games, Halloween, Only in San Francisco, Wow

Gizmoduck, the robotic superhero that hails from Duckburg in the DuckTales and Darkwing Duck universes, has come to SF to save the day. Thanks to SFGate for sharing the clever video of this over-the-top Gizmoduck Halloween costume that features an electric unicycle, custom helmet with beak, and a robot suit. The amazing more...

SF Park Gets Awesome New Dino-Slide (Or is it Jar Jar Binks?)SF Park Gets Awesome New Dino-Slide (Or is it Jar Jar Binks?)
By - posted 11/12/2020
Adorable, Brand New, City Discoveries, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, What's Closed / What's Open, Wow

SF just debuted its $3.5 million makeover for the West Portal Playground which includes a super cool dinosaur slide, or is it Jar Jar Binks? The renovation of West Portal Playground is part of the Let’sPlaySF! Initiative, a partnership between the Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Parks Alliance more...

2020 Taurids Meteor Shower: Look for Super Bright Fireballs2020 Taurids Meteor Shower: Look for Super Bright Fireballs
By - posted 11/4/2020
Outdoorsy, Wow

Every year from September-November, the Earth passes through a broad stream of debris left by Comet Encke. The dust associated with the comet hits the Earth’s atmosphere at 65,000 mph and burns up, creating the Taurid meteor shower. Most years the shower is weak, and only a few Taurid meteors more...

SF Breaks 128 Year Old Heat RecordSF Breaks 128 Year Old Heat Record
By - posted 10/23/2020
Bay Area Updates, Wow

Last week San Francisco saw above-average temperatures due to offshore winds pushing warm air over from the inland valleys. The City experienced 3 days in a row of unusually high temperatures. It was in the low 90s Thursday through Saturday, October 15-17. Even more impressively, SFGate reported that on Friday, October 16, more...

Whimsical Apocalyptic Roller Skater Rolls Through SFWhimsical Apocalyptic Roller Skater Rolls Through SF
By - posted 10/23/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Only in San Francisco, Wow

San Francisco filmmaker Kyle Hanson McKee seized the opportunity when the skies turned hazy to make a unique short video, The New ‘Normal’, featuring roller skater Toya Willock. The film was shot on the eerily empty streets in downtown San Francisco. An uncanny roller skater explores apocalyptic San Francisco mid-wildfire season, more...

Tracy Home Hosts Epic Halloween Light Show Set to MetallicaTracy Home Hosts Epic Halloween Light Show Set to Metallica
By - posted 10/20/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Fun & Games, Halloween, Things to Do, Wow

Wow! One home in Tracy has gone all out for Halloween. They’ve decked their house out in an epic light show that’s coordinated to Metallica‘s Enter Sandman. The Halloween light show also features a light show to The Monster by Eminem ft. Rihanna. The BetGeorge home has been featured on Good Morning more...