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The Ultimate Sunday Hike: Battery Townsley GGNRA Marin

The view south over Rodeo Beach to San Francisco

As frequent readers of Ultimate Bike and Hikes have no doubt figured out, this author is a sucker for a great view.

How to Get Back into Running: Tips from the Pros

The Nike Women’s Marathon is coming to San Francisco in less than a month. On October 20, San Francisco’s streets will be filled with thousands of runners from all over the world. I will be one of those runners.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Athletics celebrate Al-West title

Before the Oakland Athletics took the field on Sunday for their final home game of the regular season, they needed a win against Minnesota or a Texas loss to clinch the AL-West title. Fortunately, they got both. 

Scenes of the City: Filbert Street Steps

This week, we got lost in the maze of gardens and pathways along the Filbert Street Steps.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

When Sonny Dykes took the reins to Cal’s football team, he promised a new, prolific, high-octane offense.

Check. The defense? Well…to be determined.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Point Reyes Lighthouse

Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride

To take a ride out to the lighthouse on the Point Reyes Peninsula is to take a journey back in time.

Scenes of the City: America's Cup

As the America's Cup duel between Oracle team USA and Emirates team New Zealand continues, we headed out for one last day on the water to bring you pics of the fastest catamaran sailboats in the world, fans clinging to the seashore, and fog clinging to San Francisco.

Scenes of the City: Havens Street

We recently got lost in the winding paths and greenery of Russian Hill's Havens Street.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Vernon Davis

On the rare instances when reality and hype see eye to eye, it’s a beautiful thing.

The Best Bay Area Beaches

limantour beach

Don’t listen to the naysayers who claim, “There are no beaches here.” Au contraire, the Bay Area has some of the most stunning beaches in the world (whether you can frolic in the water is another argument). What makes a beach “the best?” Read on…

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