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The Great Escape – How to Successfully Get Lunch in SF

The Great Escape – How to Successfully Get Lunch in SF

By Leo DiPierro

April 8, 2016

You’re with a group of friends, congregating in second period, contemplating what to do for lunch today. “Ah, I got it!,” says one, “I know this great place in the city. We can be in and out in a half hour.” You’re skeptical, you’ve heard tales of kids getting stuck in lunch rush traffic...

Golden Gate Bridge to Close for Repairs

Golden Gate Bridge to Close for Repairs

By Leo DiPierro

December 23, 2014

The Golden Gate Bridge will be closed for around 52 hours on January 9 through 11 for reparation purposes. With rising concerns of roadway safety, Golden Gate Bridge officials have decided to install a new movable median in the center of the bridge, which will replace the row of small individual barriers...

Petition to Change Name of Tunnel Circulates

Petition to Change Name of Tunnel Circulates

By Leo DiPiero

November 21, 2014

A petition was proposed recently to change the name of the Waldo Tunnel, known to many local residents as the Rainbow Tunnel, to “the Robin Williams Tunnel.” Many Marin and San Francisco residents are not aware of the official name for the tunnel, but recently, Belvedere resident Julie Wainwright...

And You Thought You Were Lame

And You Thought You Were Lame

By Jordan Blackburn

November 2, 2014

This July 24-27 marked my second annual journey to San Diego Comic Con, the world’s largest pop culture convention and a well-known nerd mecca. The actual convention itself lasts four days and hosts about 200,000 people. With limited space in each room and an overworked fire marshal, seats at th...

Hostess for the Grossest

Hostess for the Grossest

By Camille Morgan

October 24, 2014

“We’re looking for someone who’s good with people and a solid multi-tasker.” These were the words uttered by John, my new manager, a six-foot tall middle-aged man with extremely white teeth sporting a blue button-down. At the time of this job interview, I distinctly remember thinking t...