In minor league news, our favorite hotelier Paris Hilton was practically glued to Giants pitcher Barry Zito all night at the opening of MyHouse in Hollywood nearly a year ago. Whatever ensued did nothing for Zito's game (or his $126 million contract). Then again, we weren't subjected to a One Night in Zito movie, so we'll call it even.
The Best SF Moments of 2009
‘Twas the night before New Year's, and all through the nation, presidents won Nobels and the Fed fought deflation. Meanwhile right here, in our very own town, some crazy things happened, worth another go ‘round...
Some people like the nurturing type. Case in point: local funnyman Robin Williams who married his son's nanny (they ended up together for 19 years). Striking yet again, while recovering from heart surgery last March, he got together with the woman who nursed him back to health. We wonder if a uniform was involved. Actually, we don't.
Two Chefs Dis SF
NY Chefs David Chang and Nate Appleman insult the SF food scene for eating nothing but figs on plates and being suckers for any parts of humanely raised cows. Keep your noodles and pizzas in NY, fellas—we'll have our humanely raised cow tripe with figs on a plate, and like it, too.
We didn't consult any statisticians on this. But we'd guess the odds of a veto sent by the governor spelling out the F-bomb in code, by chance, are pretty low. We do, on the other hand, take it as highly credible that he signed it with the closure "Hasta la vista, baby."
After putting his ill-fated run for governor to bed, Mayor Newsom took off without telling his staff and anarchy hit the streets of San Francisco for days. Then, amid rumblings of a Mark Sanford repeat, Gavin was discovered on the beach in Hawaii with two women…his wife Jennifer Siebel and their baby girl.