Douche on the Loose

Dec 18, 2013 by

One of the things that I love about San Francisco is that, generally speaking, this city’s residents have a “free to be you and me” spirit. We literally close down streets and allow for double parking on Sundays because we want people of different races, faith traditions and sexual orientations to have the space to be themselves and show their pride, exposed nipples optional....

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On Hands or Ferns or President...

Sep 29, 2013 by

Earlier this week, venture capitalist Michael Moritz made a significant donation ($30 million!!!) to help Ph.D. students at UCSF make it through their programs.  ADDITIONALLY, UCSF has pledged to match $25 million of that, and raise $5 million more!  Merry Christmas, Ph.D.’s!  The idea that that kind of help would be offered to people who are struggling to make ends meet while working...

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Blow Torch of Destiny

Sep 4, 2013 by

You may recognize the Bay Bridge from our iconic SonicSF logo. And yay, it’s finally open, thanks to G.O.B., aka Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, who wielded the Sword of Destiny, er, blow torch, cutting the chain and ushering in a new era of commuter bliss. The opening yesterday fleetingly reminded us of another of his dramatic performances, one where things didn’t go quite as...

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Tule Elk and Other Majestic Ho...

Aug 7, 2013 by

When I go on a hike, I like to stop and look at everything. I am primarily interested in the possibility of seeing animals, like bugs, hawks, squirrels, crabs, wooly mammoth, whatever. My girlfriend is more of a “climb that mountain, how nice it is to get exercise in nature” type. Not that she isn’t SUPER interested in animals, it just SEEMS sometimes as if she would PREFER...

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