Clear Lake Volcano More Active Than Previously Thought
In June I wrote about the threat to San Francisco posed by Mount Konocti, specifically the Clear Lake Volcanic Field. People seem to have forgotten the volcano, I lamented. Our earthquakes, landslides, and wildfires tend to overshadow California’s windows to the furnace churning beneath our feet. Scientists previously estimated the
Upcoming Storm Could Produce Wettest Day In San Francisco History
If these recent weather patterns continue, San Francisco is going to go from being the ‘City by the Bay’ to being the city under the Bay. Saturday’s atmospheric river brought a thunderstorm that ranked as the second wettest day in San Francisco history And, if reports are to be believed,
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Why Did(n’t) MyShake Warn Me?
The noise woke my partner first. I heard it distantly, still ascending from the depths of a REM cycle. Its robotic voice, preceded by a red-alert siren, warned of impending shaking. Knowing that it’s safest to stay in bed if an earthquake strikes at night, we looked at each other
The Bay Area Is Going To Be Freezing This Week… Literally!
It’s November, and despite climate change, the Bay Area still kind of has winters. Well, at least by California standards. San Francisco is being spared the worst chills from the cold front. We’re only dropping down to 43 degrees this week at our lowest. Still cold, but not freezing. The
Is Los Angeles Better Than San Francisco?
In the last few months there doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by where I don’t hear about a friend who has moved or is considering a move to Los Angeles. When and if they decide to make this move to the endless sprawl that we know as
Is Sacramento Underrated?
The Bay Area and Sacramento have a complicated relationship. When people from the Bay fall on hard times, we often seek refuge in Sacramento. Then we complain about it. We say Sacramento is too hot, boring and that the city’s mostly flat topography doesn’t compare to the temperate weather and
Why Sacramento’s Mass Shooting Was A Wake Up Call
As the world begins to open back up and people begin to gather again, it’s only natural to feel optimistic. But this is America and our collective delusions won’t change reality. We’ve got a mass shooting problem, and as people resume their normal lives, the shootings will resume as well.
We wanna send you to see DJ Shadow!
I don’t know how it came to be that I acquired my Endtroducing album cover poster. But, the poster has been with me longer than most of belongings, always in the background ogling my most intimate stoner moments of my twenties. Lyrics Born donning that blonde wig in the aisle