The Chinese New Year’s Parade is set to take place in San Francisco on Saturday. And while most people think only of Chinatown, San Francisco’s diverse Chinese community is spread out throughout the city. Here are a few ways to explore San Francisco’s unique Chinese culture.
There will be a protest at the San Francisco Apple Store this morning (Feb. 9) starting at 10am. You know that iPhone/iPad/iPod that you’re permanently attached to? While it may have made your life a whole lot easier, the Chinese factory workers that make the pricey Apple devices suffer under harsh conditions and abuse.
Not necessarily in that order. The SPCA wants to promote cat adoptions and so they’re throwing a bash to get you into the mood. There’ll be free booze, tats, food, and, oh yeah, cats. Plus, special guest Jackson Galaxy, the host from Animal Planet’s “My Cat From Hell”, will be there.
In a 2-1 vote the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled Proposition 8, the measure banning same-sex marriage in the state of California, as unconstitutional.
Have you ever parked and had to drop what seemed like fifty quarters into the meter only to have it buy you a measly 15 minutes? If you thought that SF has ridiculously high parking meter rates, you would be right.
You know that plastic bag you just got your lunch burrito in? Well, you’re about to start paying for it. The City Insider reported that today Mayor Ed Lee moved in favor of a “proposal to charge customers on all bags handed out by San Francisco businesses at the checkout out stand or takeout counter…”