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Entries by Carly Schwartz from 09/2011

San Jose Truck Spills Marijuana, Bystanders Steal Bags

Posted 09.01.2011 | San Francisco

SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose, Calif., police are looking for pedestrians and motorists who grabbed bags of marijuana that spilled onto the road f...

California Brown Pelican Deaths: Experts Say Mother Nature, Not Man, Responsible

Posted 09.01.2011 | San Francisco

LOS ANGELES -- Game wardens say nature – not man – is to blame for nearly a dozen brown pelicans that have surfaced along California's Cen...

Nibbi Brothers Workers Hurt After Being Buried In Concrete

Posted 09.01.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Four construction workers were injured, three seriously, after a barrier encasing wet concrete collapsed Wednesday, sending the sludg...

San Francisco Pilots Sometimes Earn Less Than Window Washers

Posted 09.01.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Kyle Finck and Ben Breuner Airline pilots are widely seen as having some of the best j...

Monterey Aquarium Nabs A Great White Shark

Posted 09.01.2011 | San Francisco

MONTEREY, Calif. — A great white shark caught in the waters off Southern California is on display at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, where it can be ...

San Francisco Giants Season On Line This Weekend Against Arizona

Posted 09.01.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A series that for so long has been billed as an early September showdown between division rivals has suddenly turned into San Francis...

San Francisco Weekend Guide: Labor Day 2011

Posted 09.01.2011 | San Francisco

By Tami Yu Staying in town for the Labor Day weekend doesn't mean it'll be boring. We have big circus and mime acts, swing dancing and Shakespeare ...

California Pipeline Safety Bills Headed To Jerry Brown's Desk

Posted 09.02.2011 | San Francisco

By SHEILA V. KUMAR, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Two bills written in response to a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion that tore ...

California School Bus Service Vanishing Amid Budget Cuts

Posted 09.02.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Eleanor Yang Su The big yellow school bus is fast becoming a relic in California, as d...

Aaron Bassler, Fort Bragg Councilman Murder Suspect, Wanted For Second Killing

Posted 09.02.2011 | San Francisco

FORT BRAGG, Calif. -- A transient suspected of fatally shooting a prominent Northern California city councilman is now also wanted in the death of a l...

Hubba Hubba Revue At The DNA Lounge (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.02.2011 | San Francisco

The Hubba Hubba Revue wanted everyone to salute their shorts at a Summer Camp Night at DNA Lounge. ...

'Gaypon' Battle Heats Up In San Francisco

Posted 09.02.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Taylor Friedman Imagine the vexation 32-year-old Robert Graham felt in January w...

Lake Tahoe Eagle Rock Hiking Trail Opens To The Public (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.03.2011 | San Francisco

Hikers in Lake Tahoe now have a whole new way to discover paradise. (SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS) A trail to the stunning Eagle Rock overlook opened ...

Bakeworks Hayes Valley: New Shop Employs At-Risk Individuals In San Francisco

Posted 09.03.2011 | San Francisco

By Shyla Batliwalla There's only one thing better than a cookie warm from the oven -- one that's saving the world, too. Introducing Hayes Valley Ba...

Chez Panisse 40th Anniversary: The Bay Area Celebrates Alice Waters (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.05.2011 | San Francisco

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Chez Panisse restaurant, founder Alice Waters and her Chez Panisse Foundation (soon to be called the Edible Schoo...

International Cannabis And Hemp Expo: America's First Marijuana Street Fair Lights Up Oakland (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.05.2011 | San Francisco

Marijuana aficionados from across the country descended upon five blocks of downtown Oakland Labor Day weekend to celebrate America's first cannabis-t...

Burning Man 2011: Pictures From The Playa (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.06.2011 | San Francisco

Another year, another successful stint in the desert. San Francisco became a decidedly quieter city this past week, as more than 50,000 burners fr...

California High-Speed Rail: Bills To Shift Bullet Train Oversight Faltering

Posted 09.06.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Sam Pearson The California High-Speed Rail Authority is facing increased scrutiny from...

California Tax Break: Jerry Brown Hopes To Eliminate 'Toxic' Policy

Posted 09.06.2011 | San Francisco

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he was optimistic that lawmakers will agree this...

San Francisco Fashion Night Out 2011: Everything You Need To Know (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.06.2011 | San Francisco

By Tami Yu Can't make it to New York Fashion Week? Before you get in a funk, we have our very own sartorial celebration this Thursday night. We eve...

San Francisco Animal Care And Control Overcrowded: How You Can Help (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.07.2011 | San Francisco

How can you say no to these adorable puppy dog eyes? (SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS) San Francisco Animal Care and Control has fallen on dire times. "T...

Michelle Le Case: Police Make Arrest In Connection With Missing California Nursing Student

Posted 09.07.2011 | San Francisco

HAYWARD, Calif. — A former high school friend of a missing Northern California nursing student has been arrested on suspicion of murder, more th...

San Bruno Fire Anniversary: For Couple Who Stayed In Neighborhood, Rebuilding Was Therapy

Posted 09.07.2011 | San Francisco

The Bishops didn't waste any time. As soon as they could line up a contractor and clear their home for repair after the Sept. 9 pipeline explosion,...

Reflecting On The San Bruno Fire, One Year Later

Posted 09.07.2011 | San Francisco

I remember the explosion like it was yesterday. I'm sure I'm not the only person who says that these days. While I didn't live in the Crestmoor ...

After Escaping San Bruno Fire, One Woman Still Struggles To Move Forward

Posted 09.07.2011 | San Francisco

Crawled up in a ball and trapped in a thicket of bushes in her neighbors' yard, Maria Barr thought her life was over. With burning embers and other...