The controversy surrounding the Beijing Olympics came to San Francisco this week with the arrival of the Olympic Torch on it only North American stop on its world tour. After some fiery protests in London and Paris, everyone was expecting something to happen here too.  The police fenced off the whole route along the, Read More

With the sun out and the day free, I decided to take the car out for a spin to nearby Muir Woods in the Marin Headlands.  It's the closest place to the city to see some stands of the giant redwood trees, and is just a few minutes from the north end of the, Read More