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Recycling Batteries

Recycling Batteries

Did you know that it’s illegal to dispose of your used or dead batteries in the garbage? Yeah, neither did I. Good thing I got this head’s up from SF Environment that you can actually put your old batteries into a clear plastic bag (try…

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SF is Going to the Dogs

SF is Going to the Dogs

There’s another dog park opening in the city. Soon our furry four-legged friends can run around with wild abandon in the concrete jungle of South Beach’s Rincon Hill area. SF Curbed reports that construction on the Rincon Hill Dog Park is set to begin today…

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Coyotes in SF?

Coyotes in SF?

And, no, I’m not talking about an outpost of the Coyote Ugly Saloon, I’m talking about actual coyotes who have made their way into San Francisco’s Presidio district. Two have been spotted roaming around Mountain Lake Park and the 100 block of Funston Greenway.

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It’s Groundhog Day

It’s Groundhog Day

Not that we San Franciscans should be complaining about crappy winter weather when the east coast was hit with three snowstorms in one week and Chicago now looks like this, but today is Groundhog Day (why do we even still follow this weird custom?) and…

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Superbowl Sobriety Checks

Superbowl Sobriety Checks

The SFPD has issued a warning that they will be conducting a “Pre-Super Bowl Sobriety Checkpoint” on Saturday, February 5. The checkpoint will be located at Geary Blvd. and Steiner St. and will run from 8:30pm – 1am. The police holding the sobriety check the…

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Ban on Yellow Pages

Ban on Yellow Pages

You know those yellow bricks that you have no idea what to do with? Well, the phone books you either let become rain-soaked clumps on your stoop or clunky door stops somewhere in your house may be a thing of the past. David Chiu, president…

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San Francisco Public Library Plays Cupid

San Francisco Public Library Plays Cupid

Where are the top pick up spots in San Francisco?  Grocery stores- Check. Cocktail parties- Check. Muni (Strange, yes, but try it!)- Check. Time to add the San Francisco Public Library to the list as it hosts its first-ever “literary speed-dating” events this week in honor of Valentine’s…

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Video: What is the Internet?

Video: What is the Internet?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nTPX4JW_Ts&feature=player_embedded

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Fining Bicyclists Talking on Cell Phones

Fining Bicyclists Talking on Cell Phones

ABC News reports that State Senator Joe Simitian (of Palo Alto) plans on introducing a bill that would allow cyclists who are talking on their cell phones while biking to be fined $20. The logic is that bicycles are subjected to the same traffic laws…

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Photos: San Francisco Egypt Solidarity Protest

Photos: San Francisco Egypt Solidarity Protest

As things get heated in Egypt, supporters in San Francisco marched in solidarity on Sunday in downtown San Francisco. Here are some pics from Steve Rhodes’ Flickr stream.

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Cilantro Recall

Cilantro Recall

According to ABC News, a California company is recalling “four brands of fresh cilantro because they may be contaminated with salmonella.The recalled cilantro was sold between Jan. 14 and Jan. 28 under the labels Nature’s Reward, Ocean Mist, Tanimura & Antle and Queen Victoria.”

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Video: Protests in Egypt

Video: Protests in Egypt

Things are getting crazy in Egypt as protesters continue demonstrations against the government and President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year rule. Egyptian protesters are now defying a curfew and remain on the streets. First Tunisia then Sudan and now Egypt? Things are getting really shaken up in…

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