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News, The Snitch S.F. Seen As Perfect Host City For Summer Olympics - in 2088

S.F. Seen As Perfect Host City For Summer Olympics - in 2088

Those who’ve lived here long enough might remember that San Francisco really, desperately wanted to host the 2016 Olympics. In 2005, then-Mayor Gavin Newsom put forth a bid that would have included the entire Bay Area participating in the mega-sporting…
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Dining, SFoodie Tuesday Eight: 3 Potato 4 Expands , Elixir Closed Til Friday

Tuesday Eight: 3 Potato 4 Expands , Elixir Closed Til Friday

Italian-Beer-Paired Menu at Barbacco Next Week From Monday, March 28 through Saturday, April…
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Dining, SFoodie Thursday Eight: Get Your Tickets to the Cider Summit

Thursday Eight: Get Your Tickets to the Cider Summit

Cider Summit SF Returns April 23 Early-bird tickets to the Cider Summit (Saturday, April 23, noon to 5…
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Dining, SFoodie Thursday Ten: Umami Burger's Dessert Sliders, A Coffee Dinner at Cassava

Thursday Ten: Umami Burger's Dessert Sliders, A Coffee Dinner at Cassava

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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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Dining, SFoodie Wednesday Seven: Bacon Bacon and Fogo de Chão to Hit SoMa, Giant Snails in Oakland?

Wednesday Seven: Bacon Bacon and Fogo de Chão to Hit SoMa, Giant Snails in Oakland?

Bacon Bacon Redux According to Inside Scoop, Bacon…
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Dining, SFoodie Monday Six: SpoonRocket Delivers "Ham Solos," Bender's Hosts Bikes to Books

Monday Six: SpoonRocket Delivers "Ham Solos," Bender's Hosts Bikes to Books

May the Forks Be With You: SpoonRocket's Star Wars Menu Later…
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Dining, SFoodie Thursday Six: Little Giant Ice Cream Debuts, Rickybobby Might Be Gone-zo

Thursday Six: Little Giant Ice Cream Debuts, Rickybobby Might Be Gone-zo

Little Giant Ice Cream Now Open in Uptown Oakland…
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News, The Snitch King Tides Give Bay Area a Sneak Peek at Rising Sea Levels

King Tides Give Bay Area a Sneak Peek at Rising Sea Levels

"The sun, moon and the earth are in proper alignment," sayeth the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admistration's latest San Francisco weather alert, not to urge you to start a new fitness routine or get back in touch with an old…
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News, The Snitch The Latest Pinniped Victims of Climate Change Are These Unbearably Cute Northern Fur Seals

The Latest Pinniped Victims of Climate Change Are These Unbearably Cute Northern Fur Seals

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausolito has had quite a year. After spending the first 10 months of the year rescuing record-breaking numbers of seals and sea lions — more than ever before in its 40-year history — the center…
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Dining, SFoodie Tuesday Five: Booze Tastings at Distilleries Are Happening

Tuesday Five: Booze Tastings at Distilleries Are Happening

Liquor on Premises Freaking finally. Gov. Jerry Brown…
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News, The Snitch Map Shows San Francisco Waterfront At Risk of Severe Flooding

Map Shows San Francisco Waterfront At Risk of Severe Flooding

We’ve known for a while that California is slowly sinking into the ocean, and, locally, we’ve heard a lot of speculation about what this means for San Francisco. One scenario, put forth by the Obama administration last year, has…
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Dining, SFoodie Joaquin Phoenix, Avocado Pesto, and God Made a Factory Farmer

Joaquin Phoenix, Avocado Pesto, and God Made a Factory Farmer

See also: Biscuits, Bakesales and Babycakes S.F.! Kristen Bell Loves Pigs, Sweet Potatoes Love Chocolate, and This Squirrel is…
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News, The Snitch Why San Francisco Birds Are So Fat

Why San Francisco Birds Are So Fat

Scientist say birds in Northern California, including San Francisco, are getting bigger and fatter by the year. And since Global Warming tends to be the scapegoat for all our general state of deterioration, it made sense to place blame squarely…
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News, The Snitch Gas Mask Removed from Cow at Aquarium's Controversial Global Warming Exhibit

Gas Mask Removed from Cow at Aquarium's Controversial Global Warming Exhibit

A cow in a gas mask is a memorable image. That's probably why it was deployed, to great effect, in a recent exhibit on climate change at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. While this is the sort of thing that would…
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'No on 23' Campaign Uses Politically Incorrect Banjo Song to Attack Texas Oil Companies

The most prominent political action committee fighting passage of Proposition 23, which would suspend climate-change legislation approved by California in 2006, has published a new banjo-music video online that attacks the out-of-state oil interests helping to fund the initiative.…
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News, The Snitch Bay Area Capitalists Outspending Big Oil in Last Stretch of Prop. 23 Battle

Bay Area Capitalists Outspending Big Oil in Last Stretch of Prop. 23 Battle

No longer so menacing​So much for the titans of the petroleum industry using their profits to bend voters and politicians to their will. It turns out the out-of-state oil companies behind the campaign to pass Proposition 23 -- the ballot…
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News, The Snitch Scientist Who Spotted Faulty Air Pollution Figures Still Supports AB 32, Opposes Prop. 23

Scientist Who Spotted Faulty Air Pollution Figures Still Supports AB 32, Opposes Prop. 23

The San Francisco Chronicle has a big story today about how the California Air Resources Board overestimated the amount of pollution caused by diesel-burning trucks and other vehicles as it crafted regulations to improve air quality. It's a thorough story,…
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News, The Snitch Hot, Hot, Hot: Agriculture in a Warmer World

Hot, Hot, Hot: Agriculture in a Warmer World

Tonight two researchers will present their findings on the future effects of climate change on the food supply around the world and what those changes could mean for consumers (full disclosure: I hate the word consumers. Why not, you…
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