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20 Dec 2018

Santa Seen in Free Fall over San Francisco after Fiery Crash

An enormous explosion and firey streak were seen in the sky over San Francisco on Tuesday evening at approximately 5:40pm.  The explosion and resulting clouds were so bright they were witnessed as far away as Southern California, and all the way to Lake Tahoe.  Thousands of observers posted images, video and

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
17 Dec 2018

6 Ridiculous Things Parents Are Doing This Holiday Season

The holidays usually make people go a little nuts, in good ways and in bad. There are great things that cause people to go crazy and celebrate, like the New Year’s Eve or Halloween decorating competitions. These can make wonderful traditions and experiences that end up being the highlight of

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
17 Mar 2017

A Brief History of Names My Students Have Given Me

I am a public school teacher. You probably already knew that because of the title of the thing you are reading, or because you follow me on social media, or maybe because you have been in the same room as me for longer than four minutes, which is about the

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20 May 2013

Life of a Musician After An Expensive College Degree

I mean true musicians. The type of musicians who have tons of talent, loads of promise, a refusal to do anything else and no cash. I’m going to let you in on the worst kept secret of a generation: having a bachelor’s degree in ‘Music Anything’ doesn’t exactly secure you

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 2
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25 Dec 2012

Rudolph Showed You How to be an Individual

“Rudolph the red nosed reindeer Had a very shiny nose And, if you ever saw him, You would even say it glows” Take a risk. Take a gamble. Remove the safety net and uncover the true confidence you possess in your own might.  Walk across the tightropes of life, look

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 1
03 Dec 2010

Christmas Comes Early to SF with Saturday’s SantaCon 2010!

While it’s been pretty much confirmed that San Francisco’s Indian summer is over (which makes total sense because apparently now it’s December — where did 2010 go??), on the bright side, we’re SO CLOSE to Christmas!  This also means SantaCon 2010 is almost here, that joyous day on which legions

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 1