Local Legends

28 Jun 2019

SF Mime Troupe Celebrates 60 years with musical comedy “Treasure Island”

It says it right on the side of the giant truck that transports their self-contained outdoor theater set: “Not that kind of mime!” Far from being silent, the San Francisco Mime Troupe has presented musical comedies in the parks for 60 years, making them the longest running political comedy troupe

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14 Jun 2019

SF is Celebrating the First Official Tamale Lady Day!

Virginia Ramos, aka The Tamale Lady, was my friend. We had a long history together and she was a constant in the lives of so many people who call The City home. As I mentioned in this tribute I wrote about her after her passing in September 2018, Virginia “wasn’t

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12 Jun 2019

Winning the Last Oakland Game Means Everything for Warriors Fans

As if everything wasn’t already on the line Thursday night, Game 6 of the NBA Finals will be the very last time the Golden State Warriors play at the Oracle Arena. The Dubs have been an enormous source of pride, putting Oakland on the map for being home to what

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22 May 2019

Warriors Fans Need a Reminder: Shut Up and Enjoy the Show

The Golden State Warriors are simultaneously the most loved, most hated and most heavily scrutinized team in the NBA. It’s also true that the Dubs are the best team the league has ever seen. Period. It took all of 2.5 seconds after the Golden State Warriors swept the Portland Trail

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25 Apr 2019

The Mermaid Scientist of CA, Teaching Children about the Ocean

The scientist making learning about the ocean fun for kids

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24 Apr 2019

Farewell to Pablo ‘P-Spliff’ Ramirez: San Francisco Gives and Takes Away

In many ways, the streets of San Francisco helped shape Pablo “P-Spliff” Ramirez – as the birthplace and current home of Thrasher Magazine, our city by the Bay has influenced would-be skaters from all over the world. Ironically, it was also the streets of San Francisco that took Pablo’s life.

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20 Apr 2019

With Beach Blanket Babylon Closing, What Becomes of its 100 Person Crew?

It is said that all good things must come to an end. With the announcement that Beach Blanket Babylon is closing in on the end of its amazing 45-year ride, three questions arise: Why kill off such a successful and beloved production? What becomes of the crew who so brilliantly

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17 Apr 2019

Introducing Immi: An Immigrant & Community Inspired Pop-Up

Kevin Law and Rum Chicharoen, two chefs who’ve previously worked at some of San Francisco’s finest establishments like State Bird Provisions, have teamed up to create a new neighborhood food pop-up called immi.  immi is dedicated to the immigrants who raised our generation, and the menus they create pull from

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