San Francisco’s Treasure Island beckons foodies, connoisseurs across the bay
San Francisco’s Treasure Island may be the Bay Area’s most underappreciated attractions. The island was created in 1936 for the 1936-37 Golden Gate International Exposition. After the fair closed, there were plans to resurrect it for a new “Fun in Forty” fair but those plans were scrapped, along with plans to turn it into an airport when the US entered into World War II and it was taken over by the Navy.Read full story
What you need to know about visiting Los Cabos during the omicron Covid-19 surge
The upscale Beach Club at the Corazon Cabo Resort & Spa, which will unveil its renew and new build later this year.Corazon Cabo Resort & Spa. Los Cabos has long been one of the Bay Area's favorite vacation getaways but with the omicron surge, should you still go and if you go, what kind of precautions should you take?Read full story
What is it like to visit Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos now?
The luxury Corazon Cabo Resort & Spa, preparing for a new build and renew reveal later this yearCorazon Cabo Resort & Spa. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, has long been a favorite destination for travelers from the San Francisco Bay Area. While the omicron coronavirus variant sweeps through the Bay Area, many are wondering if they should cancel travel plans to Cabo and other places.Read full story
What's it like to visit El Salvador now?
The cold rainy weather in the San Francisco Bay Area this week will undoubtedly inspire even more people to be thinking of a warm weather getaway. El Salvador may be one of the world’s most underappreciated destinations but it is increasingly becoming the choice for travelers looking for a getaway off the beaten path.Read full story
What is it like to visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico now?
Hurricane Nora created this new fresh water lake at the mouth of the Cuale RIverEd Walsh. As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, many people already have plans to travel over the holidays through the New Years 2021/2022 weekend. Many from the San Francisco Bay Area already have plans to travel to Puerto Vallarta. What is it like to travel to Puerto Vallarta right now?Read full story
How to get paid $100 to get a vaccine in New York City
New York City gives away $100 per vaccineCity of New York. President Joe Biden on Thursday urged states to give $100 as an insentive to anyone who gets a vaccine shot. The city of New York already has such a policy in place.Read full story
What does the CDC mask recommendations mean for the San Francisco Bay Area?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors if they live in areas with significant or high spread. But what does that mean for us in the San Francisco Bay Area?Read full story
Video of shoplifting theft by group of women in CVS store in San Francisco sparks outrage
A CVS store on Market Street in San Francisco that has had to struggle with chronic shopliftingEd Walsh. Video of a theft by a group of women at a CVS store in San Francisco is sparking outrage. The video of the robbery posted below shows what has become a common occurrance in San Francisco and has forced the closure more than a dozen stores in San Francisco and has forced other chains, including Target, to shorten store hours. The video below shows the theft from the CVS store on Van Ness and Jackson Streets.Read full story
Gavin Newsom's PlumpJack restaurant vandalized in San Francisco
Governor Gavin NewsomOffice of California Governor Gavin Newsom. The windows of the restaurant founded by Governor Gavin Newsom were vandalized Tuesday morning, according to witness, Jenny Chan who Tweeted out a photo of the damage at PlumpJack on Filmore Street.Read full story
San Francisco Supervisor introduces legislation to allow fourplexes in single-family neighborhoods
On Tuesday, District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman introduced legislation that would allow for small apartment buildings in areas currently reserved for single-family and low-density housing. The legislation would provide an exception to density limits to allow up to four units on all lots in zoning districts that account for roughly 60% of the City’s developable residential parcels.Read full story
Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer blasts Governor Gavin Newsom at a press conference in San Francisco on crime
Kevin Faulconer candidate for governorKevin Faulconer campaign. In a press conference Tuesday in San Francisco, Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is blasted Governor Gavin Newsom for his record on crime. Faulconer said California has experienced a 13-year high in homicides and that major stores like Target and Walgreens have to scale back operations in San Francisco due to rising crime.Read full story
Video surfaces of fire after four killed in small plane crash near Truckee airport
Truckee Police Department at scene of Monday's plane crashTruckee Police Dept. Nevada County officials say there were no survivors after a plane crashed on Monday killing all four onbaord near the Truckee-Tahoe Regional Airport on Ponderosa Golf Course just after 1 p.m. The video below was taken by a witness shortly aftter the crash. The FAA said on Tuesday that the two passengers and two crew members were killed in the crash.Read full story
Former California US Senator Barbara Boxer speaking out on mugging in Oakland Monday
Former Senator Barbara Boxer mugged in OaklandOffice of Senator Barbara Boxer. Former California United States Senator Barbara Boxer, 80, is speaking about being a victim of a robbery in Oakland's Jack London Square Monday.Read full story
Caitlyn Jenner says former Senator Barbara Boxer's mugging in Oakland is another good reason to recall Gavin Newsom
Former Senator Barbara Boxer mugged in OaklandOffice of Senator Barbara Boxer. In a Facebook post Monday evening Caitlyn Jenner linked a Tweet from former US Senator Barbara Boxer who had been robbed and assaulted in Oakland on Monday.Read full story
Former California Senator Barbara Boxer mugged in Oakland
Former Senator Barbara Boxer mugged in OaklandOffice of Senator Barbara Boxer. Former California Senator Barbara Boxer was mugged in Oakland Monday afternoon. An official Tweet on Boxer's Twitter feed read, "Earlier today former Senator Barbara Boxer was assaulted in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland. The assailant pushed her in the back, stole her cell phone and jumped in a waiting car. She is thankful that she was not seriously injured."Read full story
California Governor Gavin Newsom faces backlash after he announces COVID-19 vaccine mandate
California Governor Gavin NewsomOffice of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Governor Gavin Newsom announced a mandate for vaccines for all state workers and for those in the health care profession on Monday in Alameda but not everyone is onboard with the idea.Read full story
California Governor Gavin Newsom announces new Covid-19 vaccine mandate in Alameda Monday
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced new vaccine mandate MondayOffice of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Governor Gavin Newsom said at a briefing on Monday in Alameda that he is taking decisive action to combat the spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable communities. The governor said he is doing so by implementing a first-in-the-nation standard to require all state workers and workers in health care and high-risk congregate settings to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least once per week. He governor said he is encouraging all local government and other employers to adopt a similar protocol.Read full story
Why is Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, San Francisco's favorite LGBTQ getaway?
Less than an hour after arriving in Puerto Vallarta from San Francisco last week, I was sitting by the pool enjoying a cool cocktail in the sun at the Westin Resort and Spa Puerto Vallarta. The resort often hosts same-sex weddings and actively promotes its "wellness" theme to the LGBTQ community and soon after arriving, I was feeling very well indeed!Read full story
Santa Cruz Police arrest two for Black Lives Matter mural vandalism
Black Lives Matter mural vandalized in Santa CruzSanta Cruz Police Dept. (Santa Cruz, Calif.) Santa Cruz Police say they arrested two men in connection with the vandalism of a Black Lives Matter Mural on a Street In the city. Police say on the morning of Saturday, July 24th, 2021, The department received a report of vandalism to the "Black Lives Matter" mural painted at 800 Center Street. The first officers on the scene located the damaged mural, which consisted of vehicle tread marks across the painting. The crime took place the prior evening.Read full story
Shooting connected with rap concert in Marin County City of San Rafael kills two, injures four
San Rafael Police say shooting leaves 2 dead, 4 injured late Friday evening, July 23San Rafael Police. Police in the San Francisco Bay Area city of San Rafael say a shooting late Friday night resulted in two people being killed and four injured. Police say five of the six people shot were from outside the area and they believe most were in the Marin County city to attend a rap concert. One man, 62, was not attending the rap concert but had been caught in the crossfire. His injuries are not life-threating, San Rafael Police said.Read full story