Roberta Crushes Her Fear & Throws First Pitch At Oakland A's GameFor those who have never had the opportunity to throw out a First Pitch at a Major League Baseball game here’s how it goes down.
Weather, A Good Cause Team Up For Memorable Marathon In San Francisco It was my third time running the San Francisco Marathon, and the third time was a charm! The weather was perfect at 64 degrees and overcast skies. It was a perfect day for 25,000 runners taking place in the 5K, Half Marathon and the Full Marathon. So I recruited three of my buddies and we had a mission to accomplish!
Your Theories & Comments On 'Earthquake Weather'Roberta's recent blog asking the question, “Do You Believe In Earthquake Weather” generated more comments than ever before. Here is a sampling of a few emails she has received.
Is There Such A Thing As Earthquake Weather?Roberta Gonzales explores the myth behind earthquake weather.
Sausalito May Be A Tourist Hotspot, But It's Also A Hidden Gem For LocalsIn my weekly search to highlight either great local music, or an undiscovered Bay Area city (or perhaps both) I found myself jumping in my car with “top down” heading North out of San Francisco. I checked out the newly remolded Doyle Drive, it’s “S” curve, the spanking new tunnel and the new approach to the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge. Nice!
Isn't A Hurricane In The Pacific Called A Typhoon?A hurricane, typhoon and cyclone are all the same weather phenomenon, they just have different names depending on their location across the world. In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term “hurricane” is used. When the same type of storm is in the Northwest Pacific it is called a “typhoon”. A “cyclone” is located in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.
Is It Just Me Or Are Whales Easier To Spot Of The California Coast This Year?My friend and photo Fototaker Tony really out did himself! A couple of days ago, he strolled to the Pacifica Pier and it was Christmas in July! Checkout the photo he sent me.
Is Pacifica The Bay Area's Most Underappreciated Gem?Known for its natural beauty, Pacifica is filled with numerous hiking trails through rolling hills that overlook the ocean surf and forested canyons. The city is snuggled in between small valleys. There is Sweeney Ridge to the east, Montara Mountain to the south and the Pacific Ocean’s rocky bluffs to the west.
Cyclists Pedal 70 Miles On The Peninsula To Battle Lung DiseaseThis past weekend, I participated with friends in the 24th annual Bike 4 Breath. The ride is more than just a cycling event. It's a day full of fun where riders of all levels come together to support clean air and healthy lungs.
17 Strange Weather Facts For An Odd Bay Area Summer DayWell, since it’s Friday, let's look at some fun (and totally useless) fun weather facts!
Is California's Drought To Blame For An Increase In Falling Tree Branches?Last Friday, a huge tree just fell over at Mt. Diablo, injuring a couple of campers. Officials are saying this is probably a result of the drought and the local “beetle” bug.
Roberta's Forecast For The Most Fun Events This Holiday WeekendRoberta's five picks for fun over the holiday weekend.
Dry Weather Bringing A Longer Fire Season: 13 Tips Homeowners Should KnowBecause of the 4-year drought, fire season is now 24/7, 12 months a year. Here are helpful tips and reminders for all of us.
17 Bay Area Cities To Hit 100 Degrees, But You Won't Be Sweating Like A PigToday’s temperatures in our Inland areas will soar to 108 degrees which got me thinking, where does the term “sweating like a pig” come from?
108 Degrees: Who Will Get The Worst Of The Coming Bay Area Heat Wave?East Bay neighborhoods will be in the triple digits for the next couple of days. As temperatures peak on Wednesday, a “Heat Advisory” may be issued.