Shoshi Parks

Mar 14, 2017
San Francisco SoMa

America's Largest Federal Court Is Hidden In Plain Sight In SoMa

The court that struck down President Trump's first "travel ban" is headquartered right in the heart of SF. Read More

Feb 14, 2017
San Francisco Nob Hill

Mongoose On The Loose In Nob Hill

Edward Gein's mongoose was lost Tuesday in Nob Hill, following a "fracas" over live streaming strangers on Facebook. Read More

Feb 13, 2017
San Francisco

Dog-Killing Bacteria On The Rise In SF

Local veterinarians are seeing a sharp increase in a bacteria that can be fatal to dogs. Read More

Jan 31, 2017
San Francisco Presidio Heights

As Tensions Flare, SF's Jewish Community Finds Strength In Social Justice Traditions

Despite bomb threats around the country last month, solidarity between local Jewish organizations and other minority groups is helping the community stay strong. Read More

Jan 18, 2017

City Slicker Farms: Raising Food (And Awareness) In West Oakland

An urban farm promotes food justice with gardens, nutrition and education programs. Read More

Jan 10, 2017

How Great Is The Risk Of Another Oakland Hills Fire?

A century ago, an entrepreneur planted a eucalyptus forest in the Oakland Hills. Residents have been paying for it ever since. Read More

Dec 13, 2016
San Francisco

Dognapping Is A Real Risk For San Francisco's Pet Owners

Dogs tied up outside businesses are regularly stolen—and leaving them there is illegal. Read More

Dec 13, 2016
San Francisco

Where To Give The Gift Of An Experience In San Francisco

From sewing classes to urban hikes to cheese tasting, here's where you can give presents that make memories. Read More

Dec 06, 2016
San Francisco Bayview Castro Civic Center Dogpatch Hunters Point Lower Haight Mission SoMa Tenderloin Upper Haight

Vet SOS, SPCA Keep San Francisco’s Homeless Pets Healthy

Vet SOS and the SPCA provide San Francisco's homeless residents with free veterinary care to help keep their pets healthy and families transitioning into housing together. Read More

Nov 04, 2016
San Francisco Mission

Muttville Dog Rescue Founder Named CNN 'Top 10 Hero' Of 2016

The pioneering rescue organization for senior dogs is now eligible to win $100K from CNN—and you can help by voting. Read More

Oct 31, 2016
San Francisco

Terrorists of the Mind: Remembering San Francisco's 1970s Cult Hysteria

San Francisco has long been a hotbed for religious cults. But in the 1970s and early 1980s, the city's youth were under siege by cult leaders and the families willing to do anything to save them. Read More

Oct 12, 2016
Sep 17, 2016
San Francisco Marina Potrero Hill

Event Spotlight: The 52nd Annual Big Book Sale Is A Treasure Hunt For Book Lovers

The largest used book sale on the West Coast, the Annual Big Book Sale, celebrates its 52nd year raising money for Friends of the San Francisco Public Library at Fort Mason September 21-25. Read More

Sep 12, 2016
San Francisco Civic Center Mid-Market North Beach

A.C.T. Director's Memoir Chosen For Library's Annual 'One City, One Book' Honor

The SF Public Library has chosen "Beautiful Chaos," the memoir by A.C.T. artistic director Carey Perloff, as its annual citywide book pick. Read More

Aug 31, 2016
San Francisco Lower Haight

Meet Acme Floral Co., A Hidden Lower Haight Business

Based out of its owner's Lower Haight home, Acme aims to employ queer youth and former prisoners re-entering the workforce. Read More

Jun 05, 2016
San Francisco

San Francisco Is Saving Water But Still Seeking Drought Solutions

We aren't out of drought yet but San Francisco is taking some great strides towards water security in 2016. Read More

May 20, 2016
San Francisco Civic Center Fillmore Japantown Western Addition

'Standing Strong!' Anthology Gives Voice To Fillmore, Japantown Communities

Born out of writing workshops in the two neighborhoods, the new anthology will launch with readings at the Main Library this Sunday. Read More

Apr 17, 2016
San Francisco Cole Valley Inner Sunset Upper Haight

The Story Of Ishi, The Last Yahi

The saga of the last member of a California Indian tribe in early San Francisco. Read More

Mar 31, 2016
San Francisco Divisadero Lower Haight

A Decade On, Black Nose Trading Company Is Still Going Strong

For nearly 10 years, the vintage-themed dog supply shop, daycare, and bathing center has been a mecca for neighborhood pooches. Read More

Feb 17, 2016
San Francisco Fillmore Western Addition

Writing Workshop Gives Fillmore Residents A Creative Outlet Amidst Change

The impact of displacement and gentrification on the city's African-American community is a common theme. Read More