Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Ocean Beach

How did the Ocean Beach party happen—and can we prevent another incident?

Why didn't the police shut things down earlier? Sup. Stefani wants criminal investigation; Sup. Mandelman worries about Halloween

[UPDATED] A Burning Man sound camp responds about Ocean Beach party that drew 100s

BAAAHS says masks were distributed and social distancing enforced—but why didn't someone just turn off the music?

Rival GoFundMe launched to counter anti-homeless Embarcadero group’s

After a contentious meeting earlier this month about a homeless navigation center coming to the Embarcadero, a group of residents from the wealthy area launched a GoFundMe campaign, aiming...

Party Radar: A Wicked weekend, indeed

PARTY RADAR OK I think I seriously slipped on a rainbow oil slick broke something at Pride this year: I'm just now recovering! (Throwing a Victorian micro-rave with 30 friends...

Arts Forecast: Fresh Meat, North Beach Festival, Corgi Con…

ARTS FORECAST Pride is looming in the distance like a monstrous, rainbow-bedecked Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man—look for my guide to drop soon—but alongside the parades and parties, and, hey, even a...

Trump’s offshore oil plan is a hostile act by a rogue nation

We can’t overstate just how much President Trump’s offshore drilling offensive threatens the planet and its inhabitants. Not only is he inviting dirty drilling rigs off Ocean Beach and...

Arts Forecast: Sandcastles, Teotihuacan, Street Food Fest, Poke-Con….

ARTS FORECAST We're heavy into high season for arts (and food, and dance, and everything else wonderful), and there's so many things I'm bursting to attend. So I'm starting this...

The Agenda, Oct. 1-8: Big changes at Ocean Beach …

The San Francisco Police Commission pulled a discussion of Tasers off the agenda last week — just as an Oakland man died after being zapped by one of the...

A gentrified language

Out of the fog comes a little white bus It ferries us south to the technical mouth of the bay. This is biopharma. Double Helix Way. So starts the...

15 years in, DocFest opens eyes and minds

SCREEN GRABS When SF DocFest (running June 2-16 at various venues) launched 15 years ago, it didn’t seem all that sure a thing. Yes, impresario Jeff Ross & co. had...