Oprah is making a pit stop in San Francisco in just a few short months!
Plus, the Ferry Building is getting a custom-mixed coat of gray paint, clear backpacks are a Hardly Strictly must, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors labeled the NRA a domestic terrorist organization, and more Bay Area news you might have missed this week.
Ferry Building to undergo two-year restoration, SF Curbed
The iconic Ferry Building is getting its very own Benjamin Moore custom-blended paint, appropriately named "Ferry Building Gray." Look for a fresh coat on the exterior soon, along with other upgrades. Rest assured that all the restaurants, shops, and the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market won't be displaced during the two-year makeover. Read more.
Warriors, Magnolia Brewing team up to make Dubs Golden Ale, The Mercury News
Golden Ale, complete with a 1990s-jersey-inspired can design—hits the stands and 30 Chase Center booths this month. Read more.
Hardly Strictly announces new security measures: Leave your cooler at home, Datebook
And don't even think about camping out the night before! Along with the complete lineup—which includes Robert Plant, the Meat Puppets, and Judy Collins—the free music festival has revealed strict new security measures. Read more.
SF Board of Supervisors declare National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization, SFGate
In a bid to help combat gun violence, on Tuesday the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution to label the National Rifle Association as a domestic terrorist organization. Read more.
California University Steps in to Save Beloved Webcam, The New York Times
Despite August's false alarm, San Francisco State University's famous FogCam—and the longest-running public webcam—is here to stay. Read more.
Oprah is Coming to SF In February, SFist
Get your tix before they're gone! Oprah herself is set to grace the brand new Chase Center with her presence on February 22nd for one of nine stops on her "Oprah's 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus" tour. Read more.