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  • Project Runway Ep. 4: The big hand is the minutes
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:19:58 GMT
    Tim explains to the designs that their assignment makes zero sense, but Mary Kay demanded an episode all about Mary Kay. Tim explains to the designs that their assignment makes zero sense, but Mary Kay demanded an episode all about Mary Kay....
  • Why Super Bowl 50 could be a San Francisco poop-ocalypse
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:27:11 GMT
    When the "2015 NFL Kickoff Presented by Hyundai" brings live music and other festivities to Justin Herman Plaza here Sept. 10, it will begin a five-month countdown to Super Bowl 50, a seminal moment that the Bay Area is set to host in February....
  • Alameda: Two new teachers join Alameda Christian School
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    "We welcome Adeeshela Hannah, who will teach the combined third-fourth grade class, and Camille Smith, who will teach kindergarten," Principal Ron Postma said. "Camille is very warm and bubbly, and I know that the kids will just fall in love with her....
  • Garbage Kush & Glassy Guitar
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Last week, Samuel "Samuelito" Cruz set a stack of fliers on the counter of Econo Jam Records and then rifled through the rock new arrivals section. He wore one earring and a T-shirt with "Lumpy & the Dumpers" strewn across his chest....
  • Pacifica Cages win Hoop Dog title
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:26:40 GMT
    The Pacifica Cages baseball team bounced back from an early loss in the double elimination Pacifica Hoop Dog tournament to win the Under 8-aged division championship. Cages suffered an early round 6-2 defeat at the hands of the South San Francisco Stormchasers, but roared back in the championship game between the two teams to win 22-11....
  • Drug talk haunts track for record-setting San Franciscan
    published on Sat, 22 Aug 2015 01:00:54 GMT
    Shannon Rowbury eclipsed one of America's most venerable track and field mileposts last month, breaking Mary Decker Slaney's 32-year-old record in the 1,500 meters. But the historic performance has been something of an afterthought in a sport undergoing another crisis of conscience over the use of performance-enhancing drugs....
  • Tigers ready for second scrimmage
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:10:52 GMT
    The Missouri football team plays its second intrasquad scrimmage of fall camp at 7:15 a.m. today at Faurot Field. With more than a week of camp remaining, positions are still up for the taking and wrinkles still need ironing out....
  • 3 Arrested in Alleged Gang-Related Baseball Bat Beating
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:24:57 GMT
    The suspects attacked the victim with a baseball bat and punched and kicked him in the head and chest, causing multiple injuries. Three people have been arrested after a man was beaten with a baseball bat last weekend in what South San Francisco police called a gang-related attack....
  • Three arrested in baseball bat attack
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:01:24 GMT
    Three people have been arrested after a man was beaten with a baseball bat last weekend in what South San Francisco police called a gang-related attack. The victim, a 24-year-old South San Francisco resident, was walking in the 700 block of Linden Avenue around 3 p.m. Saturday when he was attacked by a group of five suspects, police said....
  • Back to school -- working together key at local high schools
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:05:28 GMT
    High school students ended their summer vacation and started a new routine last Thursday. Jefferson Union High School District is the first local district to begin school....
  • Getting hot: Bay Area residents whine over rising temperatures
    published on Mon, 17 Aug 2015 21:29:04 GMT
    Steve and Eldem Rank cool off near the Emeryville marina after they lost power at their Concord home amid 107-degree heat. Many people found ways to stay cool in todays unusually hot weather today....
  • San Bruno CA: UPDATE: Cliff Lentz - Running For District 5 Supervisor
    published on Sun, 16 Aug 2015 11:19:44 GMT
    Here is another opportunity to meet and talk one on one with candidate Lentz Aug 30th 3-6 p.m. SSF Elks Lodge 920 Stonegate Drive Cliff Lentz is running for Supervisor in District 5 that consists of the NW portion of San Bruno and the City of South San Francisco and the City of Brisbane CA. "This is the second of I hope numerous articles by the candidates running for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in District #5 which includes the communities of Brisbane, Colma, Daly City, San Bruno , Sou...
  • Boarded in the lap of luxury High-amenity a hotelsa make perfect sense for many cat owners
    published on Sat, 15 Aug 2015 05:35:17 GMT
    When Boris and Anastasia vacation, they prefer to stay in a deluxe three-story suite, dine on tuna mackerel and lobster consommé and spend their time on an iPad. The Russian blue cats spend a few days to a couple of weeks at Morris Animal Inn in Morristown, N.J., when their owners go out of town....
  • SF won't enforce law banning soda advertising on city property
    published on Sat, 15 Aug 2015 00:50:36 GMT
    San Francisco will not enforce a new law banning soda advertising on city property, including Muni buses and shelters, that passed the Board of Supervisors in June with much fanfare. On Thursday, City Administrator Naomi Kelly and San Francisco Port Executive Director Monique Moyer sent separate letters to members of the Board of Supervisors saying their agencies will not enforce the ordinance for the foreseeable future because of concerns about its legality....
  • National Street Soccer Cup for Social Change This Weekend
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 22:37:55 GMT
    Homeless and at-risk soccer players will compete this weekend in a national street soccer cup in San Francisco, Street Soccer USA has announced. Street Soccer USA officials said their aim is to help the homeless and at-risk youth improve their lives through education, jobs and health advocacy....
  • Team USA is home from Berlin Maccabi Games, with medals and memories
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 02:00:23 GMT
    The nine Team USA athletes who were either raised in Northern California or play college sports in the area returned home last week from the European Maccabi Games in Berlin with a good medal haul: five golds, five silvers and three bronzes. But these Maccabi games, the first ever held in Germany, were about so much more than who ended up on the victory stand....
  • Pressure Drop TV's Decisive Moments
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Swiftumz performs at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 14 at The Chapel . $15. TheChapelSF.com Anne Cook directed a busted red pickup into a South San Francisco parking lot and one half of the local rock outfit Swiftumz clambered out....
  • CSM's Steve Pastora transfers to Western Michigan
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:54:51 GMT
    Steve Pastora is on the verge of realizing the dream of playing Division-I baseball. But Tuesday afternoon, as he tossed a ball around at a park near his South San Francisco home, he was thrilled merely to be playing catch....
  • Hot Ticket: Six Picks for This Week's Heat Wave
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:04:46 GMT
    Yes, yes, we know we're all supposed to be praying for rain . But can you blame us if we're excited about this week's miniature heat wave? We normally spend the months of June through August staring dumbly at friends' Instagram pictures of beach days and lake houses, counting the days until October, when we burst out of our homes and haul ass toward Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, our pale San Franciscan bodies burning to a crisp at the first hint of sun exposure....
  • PREFund Looks to the Future
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 02:07:41 GMT
    What if there was a group of San Franciscans who wanted to send their kids to a neighborhood school, rather than placing them in a private academy or public school that might be miles away? What if they were savvy enough as educated professionals to deftly navigate school district politics and bureaucracy to create positive change? Sound like the stuff of fantasy? An idealistic tale from the radical 1960s, or something out of a feel-good Hollywood movie? PREFund Potrero Residents Education Fund ...