In the age of the Clipper card, it amazes me when I still see someone whip out cash to pay for their Muni ticket. I guess the Municipal Transportation Agency feels the same way, because they're working on a new smart-phone app that will allow riders to pay their fare sans bills and change.
At last, Apple revealed the new iPhone 6 today during a press conference at their Cupertino headquarters. The highly-anticipated new phone comes in two sizes (the iPhone 6 measures 4.7 inches and the iPhone Plus comes in at 5.5 inches, larger than the iPhone 5s' comparatively puny 4 inches), appears noticeable thinner than ever before, and features super sharp Retina HD screens.
Though it’s always hard to say goodbye to summer fruits and veggies, we are excited for the return of dates and almonds, apples, pomegranates, persimmons, and early hard squash varieties every fall at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. This month we are also excited to welcome a new vendor to our Saturday lineup—Lonely Mountain Farm, hailing from the Watsonville area.
Back to school in editorial land means delivery upon delivery of fall’s most exciting book titles. For a food editor, this equals a delicious pile of noteworthy cookbooks, and 2014 is ushering in no less than a smorgasbord from some of my favorite chefs and restaurants.
This two-level, circa-1900, Edwardian condo in Lower Pac Heights is a thousand times sexier on the inside than it appears from the sidewalk.
Napa's recent quake occurred at 3:20 am, less than an hour before BART trains were set to start running again. For those of us who spend a fair amount of time shuttling between Bay Area cities, there's a good chance we could be caught in the transbay tube or (even worse) high above ground on an aerial trackway when the next big one hits.
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