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The Ultimate Sunday Hike: The Albany Bulb

 One of the many iconic scultures at the Albany Bulb

Urban wasteland or artistic expression? Visit the Albany Waterfront Trail (aka the Albany Bulb) and decide for yourself. 

Scenes of the City: Heron's Head Park

A bird lover's paradise exists along the Bay shoreline just off of 3rd Street on the border of the Dogpatch and Bayview-Hunters Point.

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

When Phil Dawson nailed a 40-yard field goal as time expired to secure a 23-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, he accomplished two things: he clinched a hard-fought road win over a divisional opponent and booked the 49ers a trip to Green Bay to meet a familiar “friend.”

The Perfect Urban Hike: Mount Sutro

I’m a huge fan of urban hikes, what with their secret staircases and craggy vistas. But sometimes you want a hike that feels more like a hike—with big trees and winding trails and no houses.

Scenes of the City: Bernal Heights Park

At the southern end of San Francisco, Bernal Heights Park stands as a beacon above the Mission.

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

Love it, hate it, traverse the labyrinth that it is, and you’ll learn to (kind of) love it.

For Bay Area types, it’s an awful, terrible, let-us-never-mention-its-name type of a dungeon, but there’s still a strange, gripping, nostalgic place that tugs at the heart.

It’s the ‘Stick. We hate it, but it’s beautiful.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: A Classic Mt. Tam Mountain Bike Ascent

The view southwest from the Summit of Mt. Tam on a bright winter day.

Mount Tamalpais is certainly not the highest peak in the Bay Area, but it’s perhaps the most dominating visually, presenting a graceful profile to San Francisco and the East Bay.

Three Great Bike Events to Wrap Up 2013

The holidays are rapidly approaching, but there are still plenty of great local bike events to keep even the most hard core of cyclists busy in the holiday season.

The Fight Hunger Bowl Returns to AT&T Park: Washington vs BYU

The "Bowl to Fill All Bowls" continues a favorite San Francisco holiday tradition as the Washington Huskies take on the BYU Cougars in the 2013 Fight Hunger Bowl game! Meanwhile, fans will be supporting some of the Bay Area's most respected charities, since the Bowl donates one meal for every ticket sold to the game!

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

Give this much to the mercurial and oft-middling Warriors: they’ve got a flair for the dramatic.

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