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News, The Snitch Here Are All the Film Locations From Hollywood's Recent Attempts to Destroy San Francisco, Mapped

Here Are All the Film Locations From Hollywood's Recent Attempts to Destroy San Francisco, Mapped

Hollywood loves to take down San Francisco. Maybe it's our instantly recognizable landmarks. Maybe it's our overweening sense of self-importance. Either way, there's been a surfeit of disaster films focused on flattening Frisco in recent years. Perhaps due in…
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News, The Snitch I Can't Stop Thinking About Shade Balls

I Can't Stop Thinking About Shade Balls

The city of Los Angeles completed the process of dumping 96 million 4-inch plastic "shade balls" into the LA Reservoir yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reports, proving that when it comes to dumping millions of plastic balls into the public…
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News, The Snitch Dancing Up San Francisco's Steepest Hills

Dancing Up San Francisco's Steepest Hills

Here's a Monday afternoon pick-me-up from dancer Karen X. Cheng.  On Reddit, Cheng said she spent a week scouting for the steepest hills in San Francisco to make this video. If only a tilt of the camera was enough to…
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News, The Snitch Watch This Badass Artist Use a 3D Pen to Doodle the Golden Gate Bridge (VIDEO)

Watch This Badass Artist Use a 3D Pen to Doodle the Golden Gate Bridge (VIDEO)

Whether you like it or not, technology is ubiquitous (as are the people who make it). You can't escape the awesomeness and the evilness (take your pick) of technology. Not even artists.  To be honest, 3D printing/drawing has been…
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News, The Snitch VIDEO: Seattle Symphony Entertains Passengers on Delayed Alaska Airlines Flight

VIDEO: Seattle Symphony Entertains Passengers on Delayed Alaska Airlines Flight

It's pretty safe conclude that a delayed flight is never a pleasurable experience. Unless of course you're lucky enough to get stuck on the tarmac with members of the Grammy-award winning Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Then it's a really good time. …
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News, The Snitch Bear Force One: Adorably Named Helicopter Joins UCSF Medical Center

Bear Force One: Adorably Named Helicopter Joins UCSF Medical Center

Say what you will about the other ventures of tech titans-turned-philanthropists Marc Benioff and Ron Conway, but the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Mission Bay will be an undeniable beacon of hope in some people's lives. So, once we've…
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Italian Astronaut Posts Amazing Photo of Bay Area From Outer Space

There's always a reliable cache of images showing off the Bay Area, specifically San Francisco, and all its ubiquitous beauty. But rarely do we get to see live pics of the region tweeted from outer space.  Sam Cristoforetti, the…
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News, The Snitch Haight-Ashbury Man Creates "Hippie Trap" to Catch (And Release) Feral Hippies (VIDEO)

Haight-Ashbury Man Creates "Hippie Trap" to Catch (And Release) Feral Hippies (VIDEO)

From the creator of the bubble stroller — the one that floods the air with bubbles during Bay to Breakers — comes the Haight Ashbury Hippie Trap, an event event hosted by one man who claims he encapsulated the minds…
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News, The Snitch Hey, Giants Fans: Now You Can Get Your Own Buster Posey Ringtone

Hey, Giants Fans: Now You Can Get Your Own Buster Posey Ringtone

Our friends at Blue Scout Music sent us some ringtones to pump up our part-time readers, and full-time Giants fanatics, during the postseason. They said they had some fun while creating the tones, and we believe them. Our personal…
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News, The Snitch You Probably Slept Through the Lunar Eclipse, Here Is What You Missed

You Probably Slept Through the Lunar Eclipse, Here Is What You Missed

We tried to give you plenty of heads up yesterday about the gorgeous Blood Moon that made a cameo in San Francisco at about 3 a.m. today. Alas, not even a pretty moon could get you out of bed that…
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News, The Snitch Don't Forget to Check Out the Blood Moon

Don't Forget to Check Out the Blood Moon

Fret not fellow San Franciscans, the Blood Moon that Karl the Fog obscured last April is making a comeback on Wednesday when the Earth passes between the sun and moon, casting a shadow that produces a reddish-orange moon. The second…
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News, The Snitch Videos Shows Gentrification of San Francisco in 1963

Videos Shows Gentrification of San Francisco in 1963

San Francisco inthe '60s hardly resembled the city we see now. Affluent bros weren't gliding through the Tenderloin on electric-powered skateboards; Market Street wasn't glittering with high-rise luxury condos or Michelin-starred eateries. Old-fashioned lampposts and marquees for the Fred Astaire…
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News, The Snitch The Next Great Phone Innovation: The iCup

The Next Great Phone Innovation: The iCup

"We have created something so simple, that it is going to revolutionize the way we communicate," an iCups spokesman announces in a promotional video for a new bit of smartphone gadgetry: two paper cups linked together by a piece of…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Music Venues Use New Technology to Disable Cellphones at Shows

S.F. Music Venues Use New Technology to Disable Cellphones at Shows

Whether you know it or not, you're probably the subject, if not the background, of one too many images and videos shot by strangers via smartphone at concerts and other public places.  If you're really unlucky, those images and videos…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Is Crowdsourcing Ideas for a New Market Street

San Francisco Is Crowdsourcing Ideas for a New Market Street

Theater hot spot. Redlight district. Line of boarded-up buildings and squats. Aspiring Champs-Elysees or 42nd Street. Tax-dodging tech corridor. Newly rejuvenated arts artery. Intersection point for so many battles over demography, redevelopment, and ultimately, the soul of San Francisco. It seems…
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News, The Snitch Intense Solar Storm Headed Toward Earth

Intense Solar Storm Headed Toward Earth

A temperate Indian summer may have settled into the Bay Area, but evidently huge storms are brewing in outer space.  And now, they're headed toward Earth.  No, this isn't the beginning of a low-budget sci-fi film. In the last two…
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News, The Snitch Tenderloin Sign Featuring Hooker in High Heels Is Now Public Domain

Tenderloin Sign Featuring Hooker in High Heels Is Now Public Domain

"I fucking love this," a Reddit commenter gushes, appraising the not-so-new, but recently resurrected Tenderloin District sign by user badmonkey0001. Blogger SF Citizen wholeheartedly agrees: "Bro was on when he made this one." Designed in 2005, the sign was intended…
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News, The Snitch Dick Runner: Q&A with Claire Wyckoff, the San Francisco Woman Who Draws Dicks With Nike+

Dick Runner: Q&A with Claire Wyckoff, the San Francisco Woman Who Draws Dicks With Nike+

Why yes, that is a giant dick over Cole Valley; and it took runner, and San Francisco resident, Claire Wyckoff just a hair over 48 minutes to create. Using Nike+ to create art out of her runs, she's been posting the…
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News, The Snitch Stand Up: A New Way For Women To Pee On The Go (Or at Outside Lands)

Stand Up: A New Way For Women To Pee On The Go (Or at Outside Lands)

Outside Lands is this weekend and that means lots of food, drinks, and music — it also means waiting in line for hours at a time to use the bathroom. Even if you do manage to get a stall, you quickly…
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News, The Snitch Look at These Blue Sea Creatures That Popped Up at Ocean Beach

Look at These Blue Sea Creatures That Popped Up at Ocean Beach

That's the thing about Facebook — it let's you experience the beach even on days you're not lucky enough to go. Alas, we're guessing we were typing away at our desk when these blue beauties were spotted at Ocean Beach…
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