Latest SF Bay Area Uncategorized

A vendor weighs buds for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, or Independence Day, in Los Angeles, California on July 4, 2014 where organizer's of the 3-day event plan to showcase high quality cannabis from growers and vendors throughout the state. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

High Time For a Medical Marijuana Tax? Former GOP State Senator Thinks So

A former tax-fighting Republican state senator now thinks it’s time to slap an excise tax on sales of medical marijuana.



Lifesaving Video Game Teaches You To ‘Spot The Drowning Child’

Drowning doesn’t look like drowning. That’s the message Francisco Saldaña is getting across by a series of educational videos called Spot The Drowning Child.


Art Finley (Arthur Finger) as host of the "Mayor Art Show" in 1960. (Dr. Hugh A. Block/Wikimedia Commons)

A Farewell To ‘Mayor Art’ – Bay Area Kids Show Host Art Finley Dies At 88

No matter how old you are, there are phrases or images that instantly take you back to your youth. For me and whole lot of others who grew up in the Bay Area, just say “a glass of milk and a how-do-you-do” out loud and we’re five years old again.


A horse is trapped in a 16-foot well full of sewage. (Tulare County Fire Department)

Firefighters Rescue Horse Trapped In Old Well For 13 Hours

Firefighters in Central California rescued a horse that fell into a 16-foot deep well full of sewage Sunday.


Google Street View of 2347 North First Street, in North San Jose. (CBS)

Apple Buys 43-Acre Development Site In North San Jose

Apple has purchased 43 acres in North San Jose for $138 million.