Whack weather: Drought on one coast, snowstorms on the other

San Francisco, CA: The San Francisco skyline, taken from the top floor of the Marriott Marquis hotel on Mission Street in downtown San Francisco.

Marie Bergsund and Jacob Winick

March 3, 2014

It doesn’t take a meteorologist to know our weather is whack. Here in San Francisco, our summer is winter, and our hot days fall somewhere between fog-filled August and no-sun November. A little sunshine in February never hurt anyone, right? Well, it may not be that simple. The year 2013 was California’s...

New Bay Bridge eastern span bike path, long road to nowhere

New Bay Bridge east span bike path

Marie Bergsund and Aleah Jennings-Newhouse

November 14, 2013

With a dead end as its only destination and no access to San Francisco, the new Bay Bridge bike path could have been a tough sell. But visitors to the eight-mile path, located alongside the eastern span of the Bay Bridge, seem to have found other reasons to enjoy its many possibilities, from biking, walk...

Long-awaited America’s Cup sails into the Golden Gate, enthralls San Francisco

Long-awaited America's Cup sails into the Golden Gate, enthralls San Francisco

Jonathan Baer, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

Diehard sailing fans and curious locals flocked to the shores of San Francisco’s Marina on Oct. 4 to watch the America’s Cup fleet race finals, which were held each day from Oct. 2 to Oct. 7. “I enjoy this because these sailors here are at their best,” said Andrew Pejack, 44, who is a sailor...

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