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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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News, The Snitch Woman Who Attended Beyoncé, Jay Z Concert at AT&T Park Sues Over Collision

Woman Who Attended Beyoncé, Jay Z Concert at AT&T Park Sues Over Collision

The Giants aren’t winning many games on the field these days, but maybe they’ll have better luck in a courtroom. San Francisco Giants Enterprises, the entity that operates AT&T Park, is being sued by a woman who claims she was…
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News, The Snitch Drayzilla Might Be World’s Scariest Movie Idea

Drayzilla Might Be World’s Scariest Movie Idea

Whether it’s porn or a horror flick, let’s all hope Drayzilla never comes to fruition. Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green and crotches are getting a lot of attention these days. That can be expected when you’re suspended from the…
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News, The Snitch Ayesha Curry Was Right: Her Father Looks Nothing Like This Con Artist

Ayesha Curry Was Right: Her Father Looks Nothing Like This Con Artist

It was a rough night all around for the Golden State Warriors and most human beings associated with the NBA's winningest team. Shoved around, swatted aside, and in every way beaten by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game…
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News, The Snitch Giants' Other Even Year Tradition: Hunter Pence's Scooter is Stolen, Again

Giants' Other Even Year Tradition: Hunter Pence's Scooter is Stolen, Again

When moving about town, local wild-eyed eccentric Hunter Pence — a resident of the South of Market area, where he plays professional baseball for the local club — is known to use an electric scooter. Pence's penchant is well-known:…
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News, The Snitch With Tim Lincecum Gone, Who is the Stoner's Favorite Giant?

With Tim Lincecum Gone, Who is the Stoner's Favorite Giant?

Beat the drum and hold the phone, the sun has come out every day this February — the month that baseball season officially begins. And it’s 2016, another even year for Giants fans. That means that not only are fans…
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News, The Snitch FBI Releases Post-Super Bowl Trafficking Stats, But Says It Doesn’t Track the Number of Prostitutes Arrested

FBI Releases Post-Super Bowl Trafficking Stats, But Says It Doesn’t Track the Number of Prostitutes Arrested

As SF Weekly reported a couple of weeks ago, the Bay Area’s anti-human trafficking operations during the Super Bowl were no joke. More than 50 organizations, an army of 5,000 trained volunteers, and a who’s who of federal law enforcement…
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News, The Snitch The Super Bowl is Over, But Questions About What Really Happened to the Homeless Remain

The Super Bowl is Over, But Questions About What Really Happened to the Homeless Remain

Now that the Super Bowl is over (sorry, Panthers fans) and Justin Herman Plaza can return to its usual state, we may ask: How did the city do taking care of the homeless during the big hoopla? Well, a…
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News, The Snitch Macy's Promises Not To Trash Beach with Tonight's Super Bowl Fireworks

Macy's Promises Not To Trash Beach with Tonight's Super Bowl Fireworks

Earlier in the week, evidence of the good time we're all having with Super Bowl 50 washed up on the beach at Aquatic Park, where National Parks Service rangers spent a few hours raking up what appeared to be…
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News, The Snitch In Continuing Bid for Relevance, Infamous Hate Group Plans to Protest at the Super Bowl

In Continuing Bid for Relevance, Infamous Hate Group Plans to Protest at the Super Bowl

With the Super Bowl and its thousands of revelers in town, there’s no better time to garner attention for good old-fashioned hate speech. A group infamous for staging homophobic protests plans to do just that. As Hoodline first noted,…
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News, The Snitch Free SFPD Escort for NFL, Teams During Super Bowl

Free SFPD Escort for NFL, Teams During Super Bowl

If Peyton Manning, Roger Goodell, and Cam Newton all want to stroll arm-in-arm down Market Street ahead of their big game Sunday, San Francisco police will be there to protect them — free of charge. In addition to providing…
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News, The Snitch Giant, Illegal Super Bowl Ads Will Be Gone By End of Today…Except, Only Part of Them

Giant, Illegal Super Bowl Ads Will Be Gone By End of Today…Except, Only Part of Them

The clock is ticking, and those tower-sized Super Bowl ads downtown are coming down...sort of. City officials did a double-take when the huger-than-huge Verizon and VISA billboards appeared on the sides of Embarcadero Four and One Market Street, respectively.…
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News, The Snitch More Super Bowl Disruptions: A No Fly Zone and Fighter Jets

More Super Bowl Disruptions: A No Fly Zone and Fighter Jets

In addition to causing gridlock on San Francisco streets, Super Bowl 50 will also wreak havoc in the sky. As KPIX reports, the Federal Aviation Administration will enforce a ban on “general aviation operations” within a 10-nautical mile radius…
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News, The Snitch SF Business Groups Come Out Swinging in Support of the Super Bowl

SF Business Groups Come Out Swinging in Support of the Super Bowl

The Board of Supervisors — or at least Jane Kim, Aaron Peskin, and John Avalos — have been on a week-long counteroffensive against Super Bowl 50, including a proposed resolution (set for an initial vote today) that the city…
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News, The Snitch Tech Companies, Eager to Be Loved, Bought You a Super Bowl

Tech Companies, Eager to Be Loved, Bought You a Super Bowl

Even as locals and city supervisors fume about the Super Bowl’s $4.8 million price tag — an expense San Francisco is footing without much help from the Super Bowl Host Committee — tech companies are eager to get a…
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News, The Snitch Super Bill: S.F. On Hook For $4.8 Million in Super Bowl Costs; NFL To Pay Nothing

Super Bill: S.F. On Hook For $4.8 Million in Super Bowl Costs; NFL To Pay Nothing

San Francisco is rich, yet San Francisco is broke. The capital city for American tech barons boasts a budget bigger than some Western European countries, but is short a projected $100 million for the next fiscal year. And the…
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News, The Snitch Opponents of the Warriors’ Mission Bay Stadium Can Keep Fighting, But it Won't Change Anything

Opponents of the Warriors’ Mission Bay Stadium Can Keep Fighting, But it Won't Change Anything

If anybody in San Francisco was rooting for the Warriors to lose last night, every single one of them was probably at City Hall. The Mission Bay Alliance, a group that has sworn to fight the incoming 18,000-seat Warriors…
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News, The Snitch Former Giants Manager Dusty Baker Defends Alleged Domestic Abuser and Sounds Like an Idiot

Former Giants Manager Dusty Baker Defends Alleged Domestic Abuser and Sounds Like an Idiot

Any Bay Area sports fans nostalgic for the days when Dusty Baker managed the San Francisco Giants may have barfed in their mouths a little today when Baker defended Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher (and alleged domestic abuser) Aroldis Chapman.  …
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News, The Snitch Super Bowl Host Committee Agrees Not to Dismantle Real City Infrastructure to Build Fake City

Super Bowl Host Committee Agrees Not to Dismantle Real City Infrastructure to Build Fake City

In a major victory for people who live and work in the real city of San Francisco, the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee has backed away from a plan to take down Muni wires in order to build a fake…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco is 45 miles away from Santa Clara, where a football game will be played next year

San Francisco is 45 miles away from Santa Clara, where a football game will be played next year

At some point next year, a football game will be played in Santa Clara, Calif., a small town about 45 miles south of San Francisco. In point of fact, football games are played with some regularity in Santa Clara…
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