Moises Monterrubio walks a highline 1,600 feet in the air at Yosemite National Park in June. The line stretched 2,800 feet, setting a record in Yosemite and in California, according to the International Slackline Association.(Scott Oller/Moises Monterrubio, via NPR)

SF brothers claim record for epic highline walk at Yosemite + more good news from around the Bay

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Moises and Daniel Monterrubio and their crew spent nearly a week installing a 2,800-foot highline across Yosemite National Park, California's longest highline ever at a cool three times longer than the former record-holder's—and then they walked across it. The photos are truly incredible.


Plus, a sweet marriage proposal at San Francisco Sutro Baths goes crazy viral, Green Day played a surprise show at an Oakland dive bar, and more local headlines to drop your jaw and give you all the feels.

A marriage proposal at SF's Sutro Baths goes super-viral after Twitter hunts the couple down, SFGate

Cue the happy tears. Photographer Valerie Contreras happened to be at Sutro Baths with a camera on hand when Ricky Johnson, Jr. proposed to his now-fiancée. After snapping pics from afar, she tracked down the couple via Twitter, with the help of 600,000 plus likes and nearly 100,000 retweets. Read more.


Stunning Photos Capture 2 Brothers' Walk 1,600 Feet Above Yosemite
, NPR

The San Francisco brothers claim to have set a record for the longest California highline walk in history—a 2,800-foot trip departing from Taft Point. Read more.

Members of Green Day play surprise gig to celebrate reopened Oakland dive bar, SFGate

After months of closure, the Golden Bull reopened with a bang—a surprise show featuring Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt, who also make up part of the Coverups. Where was our invite?? Read more.


SF Is the First City in the Country to Pass a Permanent Cap on Delivery App Fees, Eater SF

The SF Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to make the temporary pandemic policy permanent, which will help local restaurants continue recovering. Read more.


Bay Area Comic Kabir Singh Slays on America's Got Talent, Funcheap

Chances are, he's already made you crack up at Cobb's. Following a standing ovation–worthy audition, he'll be moving on to the next round. Read more.

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