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News, The Snitch Report: SF Bay's Beloved Fog is Toxic, Out to Get You

Report: SF Bay's Beloved Fog is Toxic, Out to Get You

Like tuna fish and children's toys made overseas (which is to say: all toys), the San Francisco Bay Area's legendary fog may look and taste good, but don't be fooled: it's a toxic brew. Hanging on in the condensation that…
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News, The Snitch El Nino Begs Question: When Is Your Property Going to be Underwater?

El Nino Begs Question: When Is Your Property Going to be Underwater?

If you were driving northbound on US-101 toward San Mateo last week, you may have noticed a new billboard with an alarming announcement: “IN THE NEXT SEVERE STORM, THIS FREEWAY WILL BE UNDERWATER.” This disconcerting news is brought to…
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News, The Snitch Ew: Rain Bubbling Sewage in SF 'Hood, Neighbors Say

Ew: Rain Bubbling Sewage in SF 'Hood, Neighbors Say

People across San Francisco are celebrating the rain. But for the neighbors along Cayuga Street, rain means one thought: "Oh, shit." Actual crap may be bubbling up along these streets, as you can see in the above Instagram post.…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist This Is Why Everyone Hates Us, San Francisco!

This Is Why Everyone Hates Us, San Francisco!

Guys. C'mon. We've already got a reputation for being the smuggiest, nanny-state, naked wackadoos in These United States — do we really need to provoke more ire by waving our superior weather patterns in the faces of the victims…
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News, The Snitch Top 10 Responses to San Francisco Residents Who Bitch About Cold Summer Weather

Top 10 Responses to San Francisco Residents Who Bitch About Cold Summer Weather

San Franciscans complain about everything. War in the Middle East, high rent, the job market, Muni (which really does suck) -- there's no subject too grandiose or pedestrian for us to bitch about over a too-expensive cup of Blue Bottle…
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News, The Snitch California Drought May Go Away Because the Rain Won't

California Drought May Go Away Because the Rain Won't

​If you are a rain lover, it's been a rough last three years. Hell, for many people it feels like we've had a drought since this year's high school graduates were born.With the rain pounding San Francisco and much of…
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A Little Rain Never Killed Anyone -- Here. Yet.

The above-the-fold news today is that a state-of-emergency has been declared in San Francisco and other California counties. Fortunately, however, this emergency hasn't ostensibly cost anyone his or her life locally -- so far. The emergency declaration issued by…
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News, The Snitch The Thunderclap Heard 'Round San Francisco

The Thunderclap Heard 'Round San Francisco

OMG, guys. WEATHER. Am I right? If you weren't already up at 5:30 this morning (What? Some of us have bad dreams about friends who shave your eyebrows in the middle of the night.) then it's very likely you were…
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News, The Snitch What's With This Cold Weather? We Ask Some Scientists -- They Tell Us to Grow a Pair.

What's With This Cold Weather? We Ask Some Scientists -- They Tell Us to Grow a Pair.

Ask a weather scientist why it's so damn cold today and you'll get two answers, both of them equally valid. The first is a scientific rationale involving high-pressure systems and advection and whatnot. And the second is that San Franciscans…
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News, The Snitch SF Weekly Scores Sit-Down Interview With Storm That Rocked San Francisco

SF Weekly Scores Sit-Down Interview With Storm That Rocked San Francisco

The big news -- in print, on television, and here on the Internet -- is the one thing that even a deaf, illiterate caveman would realize if he bothered to poke his head out of his dwelling: It's raining. It's…
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News, The Snitch Chronicle 'Weathers' Economic Crisis With ... Weather

Chronicle 'Weathers' Economic Crisis With ... Weather

Looks like the money-hemorrhaging Chronicle is finally going to give the people of San Francisco the kind of news we really want: weather. Around the same time that the newsstand prices for daily issues will go up a quarter to…
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News, The Snitch Dean of San Francisco Gardeners: You Call This a Drought? I'll Show You a Drought!

Dean of San Francisco Gardeners: You Call This a Drought? I'll Show You a Drought!

One of the joys of speaking with folks whose institutional memories stretch back to the days when the Canaanites roamed the earth is being told -- repeatedly --  how much tougher things were back then. Conversely, it's truly horrifying when…
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News, The Snitch Is It Raining Yet?

Is It Raining Yet?

The Chronicle predicted big storms for today:"...Saturday's storm will really pack a punch, according to the National Weather Service. Some forecasters are already comparing it to the Jan. 4 system that battered Northern California with hurricane-force winds and knocked…
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News, The Snitch Screw Doppler, Predict the Weather Without a Forecast

Screw Doppler, Predict the Weather Without a Forecast

I hate lugging around an umbrella wherever I go, and I'm not a big fan of ponchos because I'm not a serial killer. I always have to take a guess on whether to bring one before leaving my apartment.…
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