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Dining, SFoodie Tuesday Eight: Old Town Tap Opens in Truckee

Tuesday Eight: Old Town Tap Opens in Truckee

S.F. Chef Opens Old Town Tap in Truckee Going to Tahoe this summer? Chef Adam Hinojosa —…
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Dining, SFoodie Monday Six: Mark Bittman Joins the Purple Carrot, Hillside Supper Club's "Turkey Fries"

Monday Six: Mark Bittman Joins the Purple Carrot, Hillside Supper Club's "Turkey Fries"

Mark Bittman Joins Meal Delivery Startup When recent Berkeley…
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News, The Snitch Highways, Development Pollute San Franciscans' Lungs, Mission Is Unhealthiest Hood

Highways, Development Pollute San Franciscans' Lungs, Mission Is Unhealthiest Hood

Every day may as well be a Spare the Air day. A few key congested roadways help make lung problems -- including cancer and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- along with heart disease the chief long-term health problems in San…
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News, The Snitch Supervisor Eric Mar, Happy Meal Crusader, Adds Smokers to the List of Things He Dislikes

Supervisor Eric Mar, Happy Meal Crusader, Adds Smokers to the List of Things He Dislikes

Supervisor Eric Mar, the unhappy french fry guy, has taken on some rather dubious causes: Banning Happy Meals and stripper mobiles. But since 86ing cheap meat and strippers isn't going to totally protect your children from this terrible place called…
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News, The Snitch Proposition 29 Results Are Close Enough to Make You Want to Chain Smoke

Proposition 29 Results Are Close Enough to Make You Want to Chain Smoke

It's all gotta be part of Big Tobacco's plan. Tobacco companies pumped more than $46 million into the campaign against Proposition 29, which would increase the tax on cigarette packs by $1.Perhaps they could have donated more money. Instead, they…
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News, The Snitch Big Tobacco's Big Ally: Inflation

Big Tobacco's Big Ally: Inflation

Regarding the recent California Adult Smoking Prevalence survey, Stanton Glantz isn't sure whether to take a pack half full or pack half empty approach. The director of U.C. San Francisco's Center for Tobacco Control and Research is, naturally, pleased that…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Is Still Smoking

San Francisco Is Still Smoking

County-by-county smoking data released Monday by the state Department of Public Health reveal ashtray-makers are still doing pretty good business here in San Francisco. According to the California Adult Smoking Prevalence 2008 survey, 13.5 percent of San Franciscans are lighting…
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News, The Snitch Will Gov Sign or Extinguish Smoking Bill?

Will Gov Sign or Extinguish Smoking Bill?

​Does it make sense to pour money into smoking cessation efforts? A Sen. Leland Yee-authored bill that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger must either sign or spurn by Thursday would do just that. It'd be great politics -- Yee's bill, SB 220,…
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News, The Snitch Move to Ban Smoking in State Parks Gains Steam. Guns in National Parks? That's Fine.

Move to Ban Smoking in State Parks Gains Steam. Guns in National Parks? That's Fine.

Smoking in the park? Perish the thought. A smoking gun in the park? Well ... that all depends on the park. Yesterday, the state Assembly passed a bill enacting a broad smoking ban in the state's parks and along…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Could Improve its Anti-Smoking 'Test Score' -- By Forbidding You To Smoke In Your Own Home

S.F. Could Improve its Anti-Smoking 'Test Score' -- By Forbidding You To Smoke In Your Own Home

Earlier this week, the American Lung Association released its annual "Tobacco Policy Report Card," grading cities on how effectively they limit smoking. The city of Richmond -- which is cursed with a reputation as a great place to have a…
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News, The Snitch THIRDhand Smoke?  Jesus, What Else Can We Regulate?

THIRDhand Smoke? Jesus, What Else Can We Regulate?

According to a study appearing in this month's Pediatrics, medical scientists have now identified "thirdhand smoke," which is: a) What you get when the kid of somebody who smokes talks to your kid; b) Only possible through a Facebook widget,…
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News, The Snitch Smoke 'Em if You Got 'Em,  Or Go To Jail!

Smoke 'Em if You Got 'Em, Or Go To Jail!

If you want to stand outside a club between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., Gavin Newsom would like you to take up smoking. The Chronicle reported yesterday on new legislation that would make it illegal to stand…
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News, The Snitch SF Gets Tough On Smoking In Parks: It's The Quality Of Life Crimes, Not The Quantity

SF Gets Tough On Smoking In Parks: It's The Quality Of Life Crimes, Not The Quantity

So it finally happened: the city issued its first $100 fine for smoking in a park, more than two years after the law was introduced. The lucky winner was some dude at Portsmouth Square in Chinatown, a park that…
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