SFPD Is Poised To Bust Golden Gate Park Pot Smokers On 4/20
Crime

SFPD Is Poised To Bust Golden Gate Park Pot Smokers On 4/20

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr and city Supervisor London Breed today announced a crackdown on misbehavior during unofficial celebrations at Golden Gate Park Sunday…

Fundraiser Sends, 49er, Senator, And Lou Seal Off The Top Of SF Skyscraper
City Hall

Fundraiser Sends, 49er, Senator, And Lou Seal Off The Top Of SF Skyscraper

A state senator, a San Francisco supervisor, a former 49ers football player—even the Giants mascot Lou Seal—jumped off a downtown hotel building this afternoon as…

Appealing Events: K.Flay at Bottom of the Hill
Culture

Appealing Events: K.Flay at Bottom of the Hill

March has so far been a great month for either getting introspective or getting down, especially at Bottom of the Hill. The Potrero Hill venue…

Meet SF’s Landscaping Goats This Weekend
Culture

Meet SF’s Landscaping Goats This Weekend

A herd of goats responsible for some of San Francisco’s trickiest landscaping jobs will be available for the public to meet at an open house…

Sunday Streets Returns This Weekend, First Stop: The Embarcadero
Events

Sunday Streets Returns This Weekend, First Stop: The Embarcadero

The Sunday Streets block party will be back in San Francisco starting this weekend, with the fun kicking off along the Embarcadero. The first event…

Big Stars To Descend On Davies Hall For UCSF Benefit

San Francisco will get a generous dose of Hollywood-style glitz and glamour on Monday when several movie stars and internationally-known entertainers perform at a special…

Big Bash Thursday Night To Celebrate One Year Of Bay Bridge Light Show, New Push To Keep It Going To 2026
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Big Bash Thursday Night To Celebrate One Year Of Bay Bridge Light Show, New Push To Keep It Going To 2026

One year after the “Bay Lights” art installation first lit up the western span of the Bay Bridge, a celebration will be held Thursday night…

Japanese-Americans Reflect On Their Time In California’s Internment Camps
Bay Area

Japanese-Americans Reflect On Their Time In California’s Internment Camps

Japanese-Americans who were placed in internment camps in California shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor spoke about their experiences publicly Thursday in San Francisco’s…

Hundreds Of Thousands Expected To Attend Chinese New Year Festival, Parade
Culture

Hundreds Of Thousands Expected To Attend Chinese New Year Festival, Parade

San Francisco’s two-week celebration of the Year of the Horse culminates this weekend with the Chinese New Year Parade on Saturday evening and the Chinatown…

One Billion Rising Events Call For End Of Violence Against Women
City Hall

One Billion Rising Events Call For End Of Violence Against Women

Thousands of participants are joining together in the Bay Area today to call for the end of domestic violence against women and girls as part…

Valentine’s Day Takes Over The Weekend, Between Pillow Fight, Mass Weddings, Pantless Run, And More
Bay Area

Valentine’s Day Takes Over The Weekend, Between Pillow Fight, Mass Weddings, Pantless Run, And More

Many Bay Area residents will be showing their zany or sappy sides today and into the weekend at various Valentine’s Day events, including a massive…

Open Bar And $40 Tattoos At (Free!) SPCA Fundraiser Thursday Night
Culture

Open Bar And $40 Tattoos At (Free!) SPCA Fundraiser Thursday Night

To kick off its annual “Be Mine Adopt-a-thon,” the San Francisco SPCA this evening is holding a colorful party that will include some inked skin….

Haute Dog 3 is Happening Friday and It’s Going to Be Adorable
Culture

Haute Dog 3 is Happening Friday and It’s Going to Be Adorable

SF Design Center is home to the third annual Haute Dog canine fashion show, an event so beloved that it’s literally the only Facebook event…

Scat Fiends Rejoice: SF Zoo Now Has The Scoop On Poop

A special exhibit opening at the San Francisco Zoo Saturday will take a close look at what animals leave behind—their poop. The “Scoop on Poop”…

Survivor of SF’s 1906 Great Earthquake Celebrates 108th Birthday With Fire Chief
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Survivor of SF’s 1906 Great Earthquake Celebrates 108th Birthday With Fire Chief

San Francisco’s fire chief is making a special lunch stop in Greenbrae today to visit one of the two known 1906 San Francisco earthquake survivors…

Hundreds Of Surfing Fans Flock To Half Moon Bay Area For Mavericks Kickoff
Bay Area

Hundreds Of Surfing Fans Flock To Half Moon Bay Area For Mavericks Kickoff

Hundreds of people carrying folding chairs and blankets braved the cold coastside weather near Half Moon Bay this morning to be among the first of…

Mavericks Surf Competition Set For Friday, Spectators Banned From Beach And Cliffs
Bay Area

Mavericks Surf Competition Set For Friday, Spectators Banned From Beach And Cliffs

With a legendary surfing competition set off the coast of Half Moon Bay ready to happen Friday, organizers are reminding viewers to plan a safe…

Last-Minute Ticket Sales Might Have Saved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Freedom Train Event
Bay Area

Last-Minute Ticket Sales Might Have Saved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Freedom Train Event

The Freedom Train will likely run again next year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day after last-minute ticket sales for the commemorative ride from…

Bay Area Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Culture

Bay Area Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

11:44 AM: Marches, rallies and festivals are planned in San Francisco and elsewhere in the Bay Area today in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King…

Celebrations Planned For This Weekend To Honor SF’s World Famous Sea Lions
Culture

Celebrations Planned For This Weekend To Honor SF’s World Famous Sea Lions

The Aquarium of the Bay is inviting the public to attend the grand opening of the Sea Lion Center at San Francisco’s Pier 39 today…

Slow Tickets Sales Put Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Freedom Train Event In Jeopardy
Culture

Slow Tickets Sales Put Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Freedom Train Event In Jeopardy

The organizers of the Bay Area’s annual Freedom Train event to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are hoping to keep the…

Caltrain’s Turning 150 This Weekend, What Did You Get It?
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Caltrain’s Turning 150 This Weekend, What Did You Get It?

Caltrain is celebrating 150 years of rail service on the Peninsula with a traveling birthday party this Saturday. The party will begin with a 9…

The Lunar New Year’s A Big Time For Crime: City Officials Send Alerts To SF’s Asian Community
Crime

The Lunar New Year’s A Big Time For Crime: City Officials Send Alerts To SF’s Asian Community

Thousands of safety information packets and red envelopes stuffed with crime prevention tips were ready to be distributed to merchants and residents in San Francisco’s…

It’s Prom For SF Appeal Readers: Hit SF Indiefest’s Sweet Sixteen For Free By Mentioning Us
Culture

It’s Prom For SF Appeal Readers: Hit SF Indiefest’s Sweet Sixteen For Free By Mentioning Us

It’s rare that those who attended their prom enjoyed it; even rarer is the person who believes high school amounted to the best years of…

San Francisco Says Goodbye (For Now) to Cafe du Nord
Culture

San Francisco Says Goodbye (For Now) to Cafe du Nord

Big changes are coming to the SF music scene, specifically at former Swedish American Society-owned venue Cafe du Nord. As 7×7 notes, the former speakeasy…