News of a new Covid surge has been getting us down, but then along came a motley crew of caped and goggled canines, enjoying photo ops at San Francisco landmarks, to set our spirits right.
Plus, Kokkari Estiatorio makes TripAdvisor's "Best of the Best" list, SF has big plans to fight climate change, and more local stories that have nothing to do with infectious disease.
The Doggle Movement Has Hit San Francisco, Broke-Ass Stuart
Things we don't deserve: @outtt_n_abouttt's crew of five often-goggled and costumed dogs posing perfectly in front of local landmarks. Read more.
San Francisco Supes Adopt New Goals to Battle Climate Change, CBS SF Bay Area
Announced by Mayor London Breed, this new set of goals includes achieving net-zero emissions by 2040. The city will generate a plan of action in the coming months. Read more.
Meet San Francisco's only piano-playing busker, Mr. Brandy, SFGate
Meander down Valencia or Haight Street and you just might hear tunes like "Space Oddity" coming from Mr. Brandy's in-van piano. Read more.
S.F. group representing 500 bars considers new initiative requiring vaccine proof for entry, SF Chronicle
In an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance is considering making bargoers show their vaccine cards before imbibing. Read more.
Only one San Francisco restaurant makes TripAdvisor's 'Best of the Best' restaurants list, SFGate
Greek eatery Kokkari Estiatorio made it into the fine dining category; a few other Bay Area spots—like Gott's Roadside and The French Laundry—also showed up on the list. Read more.