There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.
Forecasters said Hurricane Gil, upgraded from a tropical storm, has now developed in the Pacific Ocean, far off of California.
Dozens of Bay Area volunteers have been in the southern U.S. for more than a week assisting those affected by Hurricane Isaac, a Red Cross spokeswoman said Friday.
Hurricane Isaac made landfall Tuesday evening in southeast Louisiana. Sixty-one Bay Area volunteers with the American Red Cross were dispatched to the Gulf Coast on Tuesday to assist those affected.
Roller coaster enthusiasts will gather at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Sunday to take one last ride on the Hurricane, a roller coaster set to shut down for good.
Flight cancellations at Bay Area airports keep ticking upwards even though many East Coast airports shut over the weekend because of Tropical Storm Irene have reopened.