Guardian's San Francisco

Burning, burning for you: Crucible Fire Arts Festival lights up East Bay

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Guardian videographer Ariel Soto visited the Crucible's 8th Annual Fire Arts Festival (and talked to some firemen!) for SFBG TV.

Sports: Jersey Boys will be boys

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By A.J. Read more »

Sports: The Giants' quiet hex

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Eddie Grant, swinging from the heels in the pre-hex days

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Dolores Park mini guitar hero

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By Phil Eil

For those of you who declined invitations to Dolores Park on Saturday: Don’t worry, you didn’t miss much. It was the usual scene: young people drinking Tecate, dogs chasing Frisbees, an eight-year-old guitar prodigy playing Creedence covers.

What’s that? There isn’t usually a third-grader playing to throngs of fans? I see. OK, then. Maybe you did miss something. Read more »

Old Skool Cafe Gospel Brunch gives back

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Guardian videographer Ariel Soto visited the Old Skool Cafe Gospel Brunch at Farmer Brown restaurant, and really enjoyed the bacon.

Lincecum strikes out SJ jinx

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By A.J. Hayes

For Tim Lincecum’s sake lets hope that there’s some validity to the phrase "What you don't know, can't hurt you."

After the Giants young ace - billed as “The Freak” - was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated last week, Lincecum claimed he had no prior knowledge of the famed S.I. Jinx. Over the years the bad luck curse has claimed past cover boys ranging from Rick Barry to Barry Sanders.

“All it is s a magazine, right?” said Lincecum. Read more »

Pics: Fillmore Jazz Festival saxes up the art stalls

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By Ariel Soto

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The syncopated sounds of the Fillmore Jazz Festival made their way through the huge crowd this 4th of July weekend. The fair-goers perused the many stalls lining Fillmore street, that were filled with vibrant art, jewelry and hats, some of which were directly influenced by the jazz theme that enveloped the weekends festivities. Read more »

Video: San Francisco Bicycle Music Festival 2008

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Guardian videographers Rhyen Coombs and Eric Zassenhaus reported from the Bicycle Music Fest on June 21.

Seven Hells of SF: The road to hell is paved with potholes

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By Kat Renz

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Rounding the peaks. All photos by Frank Chan. View more here.

"When gas is five bucks a gallon, I'm joining you!" An excellent sentiment shouted by a supportive driver on the afternoon of Saturday, June 21, from her idling car. Read more »

Pics: Some famous faces of Pride

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Yes, rainbow people turned out in bliss-tipsy droves for Pride '08, more than a million according to parade and festival organizers. Read more »