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The Ultimate Sunday Hike: Lafayette Reservoir

Lafayette reservoir from the dam.

The Lafayette Reservoir has long been a popular recreation destination for hikers, joggers, fishing, boating, and picnicking from all over the East Bay.

7x7 Talks With the SF Giants About Giving Back to Our Community's Kids

Buster Posey gets mobbed by fans (what's new), Matt Cain explains his love for SF restaurants, and Angel Pagan steals our hearts!

It’s Bring Your Own Big Wheel Time!

Photo by MumuMatryoshka

In most of the country, Easter Sunday means church, bonnets, egg hunts and chocolate bunnies.

Scenes of the City: Rob Hill Campground in the Presidio

Lots of us have camped on our roofs and maybe even in our living rooms, but not many of us have set up camp at Rob Hill Campgrounds in the Presidio–the city's only overnight campsite.

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

The dance is over in Berkeley. Courtesy of dailyorange.com.

Cal’s dance wasn’t quite of the shut-the-club-down variety, but it at least its dance went on longer than a slow dance between awkward junior high kids.

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

Anquan Boldin will look better in 49ers threads. Courtesy of USA Today.

If you can’t beat them, steal them?

On the heels of the San Francisco 49ers’ 34-31 Super Bowl loss, the locals have already put their best foot forward in the hope to put last season’s bitter ending to rest.

This week, the 49ers exchanged a sixth-round draft pick for Baltimore wide receiver Anquan Boldin in an effort to make a Super-Bowl return, albeit, with a better outcome than last time around. Boldin had six catches for 104 yards and a touchdown against the 49ers in the Super Bowl.

You Can Bring Your Bike on BART All Day Next Week

Bikes in Civic Center Bart Station

Guess what, bike riders? Next week you can take your bike on BART— even during the usually restricted and ominously sounding "bike blackout period." That’s right, BART’s testing a weeklong pilot to remove the commute-hour ban on bikes.

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

Cal vs. Stanford. Photo courtesy of the Examiner

March Madness

Way to put the “mad” in March Madness, Cal and Stanford.

Ladies, Get on Your Bike and Ride!

Women on bicycles, 1898 from Victoria and Albert Museum

When I first started biking in San Francisco eight years ago, I was one of only a few women riding. On a morning commute, I’d recognize and often know every other lady pedaling downtown. We were a small, tough group who battled the much less civil streets.

We Wanna Be Friends With: SF Bulls Head Coach Pat Curcio

Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco. 

San Francisco finally has its own hockey team again, and the thanks for that all goes to Pat Curcio. 

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