Yes, says BART -- Nearly always. En Español
Gum, as it turns out, hangs out for a long time, whether it's naturally or artificially derived. And it's definitely cheaper to let it linger.En Español
Is San Francisco’s hippest cupcake a trick of the senses? En Español
Better suited to the city life found on 16th Street than gardens.En Español
The best way to avoid getting West Nile is to get rid of mosquitoes, by minimizing standing water and by killing the insects as larvae. In San Francisco, the larvae are killed without the use of motorized vehicles.
If you're not red, better have a good personality, writes Sindya N. Bhanoo in the NYT.
This summer, 1,800 gallons of ice cream base are leaving Straus Dairy every week — most of it bound for the Mission District. En Español
“You got a couple potatoes gone bad and it can fill a kitchen with flies,” said Bay Area pest controller Art Slater. En Español
It has positive associations and is practical, according to the Department of Public Works. En Español.
Bedbugs are indiscriminate about their surroundings and can infest a million-dollar home or an SRO. The lowdown on a bug that's been with us for a very long time.
Is there something better to do on a slow afternoon than troll through Pro Publica’s data sets? No reported tainted drywall, in California or the Mission. My doctor hasn’t taken any drug company money — at least not according to the settlement information obtained from Pfizer, Glaxo Smith Kline, Astra Zeneca, Eli Lilly, Novartis and Johnson & Johnson. Though there...
With enough participation from the city and community owners, it would be totally possible to set Bernal Hill on fire and bring back the wildflowers.
They're about the size of a quarter. Unless they're trying to impress a lady nearby, you'll never know they're there.
Back when I had a roommate who had a car, someone used to poop behind it. It was good real estate for covert pooping – car on one side, fence on the other, and hard-packed dirt parking surface that (I imagine) perhaps made it feel more ecological and rustic than doing it in the neighbor’s asphalt driveway. It was hard...
More than you ever wanted to know about poop in the city: the sequel.