Guardian's San Francisco

Big gay thanks, California Supreme Court

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As a ginormous, idealistic faggotta, I of course can't help tearing up at the news that the California Supreme Court overturned the ban on same-sex marriage. As someone who's been with the love of their life for more than three years now, though, I'm suddenly terrified. How the hell am I gonna pull off a fuschia wedding dress in this heat? Thank goddess for Secret antiperspirant, ladies. Read more »

Big fat gay wedding announcement

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The California Supreme Court has announced that it will issue its long-awaited same sex marriage ruling tomorrow morning at 10 a.m., deciding whether the current ban is unconstitutional. Read more »

San Francisco tops list of best cities for the outdoors

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During this wonderful heat wave, on the day before the increasingly popular Bike to Work Day, it hardly seems surprising that Forbes Magazine has named San Francisco as the best city in the country for the outdoors. Read more »

Heavenly oboro: SFBG goes to Eiji

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Really yummy ...

Video: Meet the Makers

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The third annual Maker Faire in San Mateo brought out some of the country's most innovative inventions, ranging from lounge wheelchairs and mind machines to human-sized mousetraps and better crocheting.

Oktoberfest in May: Tourist Club returns?

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By Justin Juul

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The Tourist Club , an authentic German beer garden at the end of a mile-long unmarked trail in the Muir Woods, is probably one of the coolest places in the entire Bay Area. It’s one of those spots you take out-of-town friends when you want to impress them with how awesome you’ve become since up and leaving whatever shithole town they’re still rotting in. It’s exclusive, hidden, and stunningly beautiful. Read more »

SPORTS: Boo-yah! Johnnie LeMaster returns

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By A.J. Hayes

In current baseball vernacular, "wearing it" refers to owning up to a hellacious slump, a shoddy performance or bone-headed play sans lame excuse.

"I threw like ass... basically," former Giants pitcher Sidney Ponson so elegantly put it following a horrible game a few seasons ago. Read more »

Burning Man ’08 to be terrifyingly sober

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Burning Man will lose all meaning this summer for thousands of revelers who will attempt to attend the event under a dark cloud of startling sobriety.

That’s because a man named Yacov “Jacob” Yida was sentenced today in federal court for conspiring to smuggle into the United States 500,000 ecstasy pills from Paris to California.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office is claiming that the pills had a street value of about $15 million. Read more »

Concours d'Vrrroooommm

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While we shine a little frowny face upon fossil fuel burning for the sake of it, we're suckers for antique motos (and, occasionally, their riders). Read more »

Pics: Protest at the ICE

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Photos and text by Ariel Soto

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At the San Francisco Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office an emergency protest and a call for justice was held on May 5th in a response to condemn last week's raids where 60 immigrant workers were detained by the ICE. Read more »