Articles Tagged with San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge Closure Result Of Safety Upgrades

The Golden Gate Bridge will be closed until Monday at 4 a.m.

For the first time in history, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge is closed for the weekend. Since the Golden Gate Bridge was first opened in 1937, it has undergone only minimal closure. Priya Clemens, a Golden Gate spokeswoman, said the following. “It’s been closed a few hours for high winds and for ceremonies, but it… Read more »

San Francisco Police Gun Down Man With Toy Gun

airsoft guns

San Francisco police gunned down a man who challenged them with what turned out to be nothing more than a pellet gun, in the Mission District station parking lot. The unidentified 32-year-old white male was “acting strangely” prior to threatening the law enforcement officers, according to witnesses. Earlier the same day the man wielding a… Read more »

Robin Williams Art Show Will Celebrate His Life And Career

Robin Williams, Ezra Croft, art show

The changing of the year is often a time of mixed emotions, with many people remembering those the world has lost in the previous 12 months, amidst revelers celebrating the coming of a new year with fresh possibilities. Robin Williams was arguably the greatest loss of 2014, his tragic death leaving an emptiness in the… Read more »

San Francisco Window Washer Falls 11 Stories On To Moving Car

Window washer san francisco

A San Francisco window washer was critically injured after he fell 11 stories from the roof of a bank building on to a moving car on the street below. ABC News reports that the impact of the falling window washer, who has not been identified, crushed the roof of the vehicle and shattered the glass… Read more »

San Francisco Giants Win NL Pennant [BREAKING]

SF Giants win NL Pennant

For the third time in 6 seasons, the San Francisco Giants have won the National League Pennant. The Giants, who were down 1 run in the 8th inning, tied the game via a Mike Morse home run. In the bottom of the 9th inning Pablo Sandoval led off and singled. He was replaced by pinch… Read more »

6.0 Earthquake Rocks San Francisco Bay Area [Breaking]


A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit the greater San Francisco Bay Area overnight on Saturday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The earthquake, which hit near American Canyon in Napa County at 3:20 a.m., was only about 40 miles northeast of San Francisco. Nearby cities include that felt the earthquake included Napa and Sonoma, renowned for… Read more »

Gay Man Beaten In San Francisco, Removed From Life Support

Higgins was beaten and left for dead

A San Francisco gay man has died from injuries sustained in what is believed to be a hate crime. Beaten and left for dead in the Castro District, Bryan Higgins was taken off life support yesterday at San Francisco General Hospital as more than a hundred mourners gathered at a nearby park to hold a… Read more »

Burger King’s ‘Proud Whopper’ Gets Strong Reactions (Video)


Burger King’s “Proud Whooper” was released just less than a week ago and already the burger is eliciting a wide range of reactions across social media. According to USA Today, the “Proud Whooper” is not any different from the chain’s regular whopper. “The Proud Whopper, as it’s called, comes wrapped in a rainbow colored wrapper… Read more »

‘Star Wars’ Museum Finds A Home, Find Out Where

mark hammil with gerorge lucas on the set of star wars

After much uncertainty, Star Wars creator George Lucas found a home for his museum, and the choice may come as a surprise to some. The famed director was looking for the perfect spot to display his very large memorabilia collection. The top two contenders were Chicago and San Francisco, but Lucas finally decided on the… Read more »

$15 Minimum Wage: Seattle Sued As San Francisco Puts It To A Vote

Will San Francisco be the first to actually raise the minimum wage to $15; Will Seattle's law stand in the face of legal challenges?

$15 minimum wage has been passed by Seattle, Washington and Richmond, California (a suburb of San Francisco). The City of San Francisco is putting the issue to voters this Novembers, with a plan that will raise minimum wage in the city incrementally from the current San Francisco minimum wage of $10.74 – already among the… Read more »

More Smart Cars Tipped In San Francisco, New Prank Trend Growing

smart cars tipped

Smart cars in San Francisco had a rough weekend as it was reported that numerous smart cars were tipped over. This might mean that the smart car tipping prank is growing in popularity since its initiation. In a related report by The Inquisitr, smart car tipping became the new trend in vandalism. Maybe some young… Read more »

Best Interactive Art Ever: San Fran’s Hook-Up Truck

Hook-Up Truck Founder

San Francisco’s Hook-Up Truck was just unveiled this weekend by performance artist Spy Emerson, paving the way for a brave-new era of interactive art. No longer will the citizenry of the nation’s liberal mecca have to rush home, steam up car windows or sully up already-grimy bathroom stalls to satisfy their carnal nature. With the… Read more »

Minimum Wage Going Up — With Or Without Congress

minimum wage increase

The minimum wage is going up and states aren’t waiting for a federal mandate to make it happen. After President Barack Obama urged local politicians to not wait on congress to see that workers in their areas be paid more, mayors, governors, and others have responded to the call by changing policies and passing legislation… Read more »

San Francisco Sex Club Latest Silicon Valley Sensation For Tech Geeks

San Francisco sex clubs serve tech geeks

The San Francisco tech boom of the past decade has brought a lot of changes to the City by the Bay. Rising rents, expensive restaurants and — a swelling membership in sex clubs. It appears that the new techies of Silicon Valley have a heightened appetite for unusual sexual arrangements. “There’s a correlation between intelligent… Read more »

San Francisco 49ers Coach Dispels Trade Rumors

Jim Harbaugh 49ers head coach

Rumors have been swirling around a possible trade of San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh to the Cleveland Browns. Others rumors have surfaced as well. He plans on leaving San Francisco after next season before his contract expires. He wants more power and money. Harbaugh put those rumors to rest in an interview with… Read more »

San Francisco Loves Park To Death

Mission Dolores Park

Dolores Park in San Francisco is receiving a $13 million renovation. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project was hosted by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department on March 1, 2014. “Dolores Park is one of our civic treasures, and it’s no wonder that it’s among our most popular parks,” said District 8 Supervisor Scott… Read more »