Bay Area consumers are cutting down on gas consumption — and it’s driving down gas prices, analysts say.
At the end of the week, the average price for one gallon of unleaded gasoline in San Francisco was down 16 cents from one month ago at $4.34, said Matt Skryja, spokesman for AAA of Northern California. The national average is also down.
The redevelopment of Hunters Point Shipyard and Treasure Island is heavy with The City’s hopes and fears about its future. So heavy, in fact, that life must be perpetually breathed back into the projects, just to keep them from falling over dead of their own weight.
The rise, fall and subsequent resurrection of Robert Downey Jr. have been documented to the point of tedium. By now, the derogatory labels once attached to a young star whose drug addiction led him first to rehab and later to prison seem more and more like footnotes to a career marked by critical and commercial successes.
Enough about Tim Lincecum’s mechanics. It’s time to start figuring out what it would take for him to win the NL Cy Young Award. He’s been that good on a team that bad.
Of course, Arizona’s Brandon Webb, the 2007 winner, is the man to beat, but its not out of the question for Lincecum. A sparkling seven weeks could make him a genuine contender.
Spectacular, just plain spectacular. That is the only way to describe the colorful, historic Olympic opening ceremony we all witnessed Friday. NBC (again) was right on in combining the talents of Bob Costas with that of “Today” host Matt Lauer as the hosts of this long, but very meaningful and historic presentation.
As a first-time visitor to the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, my only association with the resort is its predominance as a wedding destination in “Town & Country.” For good reason: who wouldn’t want to plan their nuptials atop a 150-foot ocean-facing bluff that overlooks Dana Point, one of the most ideal places to surf in Southern California.
The City’s long-neglected battle against trash has been much in the news lately, with a controversial proposal by Mayor Gavin Newsom to require universal three-bin recycling and composting, and also with a good report card for reduced street littering.
What: The track athlete was the flag bearer for the U.S. Olympic team during the opening ceremony of the Beijing Games. What makes the occasion even more special is that Lomong is one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. When he was 6, he was separated from his parents at gunpoint and made his way to a refugee camp in Kenya.