An 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Santiago, Chile early on February 27, 2010. About eight hours later the Pacific arena was on tsunami watch. The tsunami turned into a TsuNOTmi at San Francisco’s Lands End.
A late February walk in Lincoln Park Golf Course at the Legion of Honor museum provided an urban encounter with a coyote.
The Rex Foundation produced the Make Believe Ball on February 18, 2010 at the Great Music Hall. The event was a replay of the 1975 Grateful Dead record release party at the Great American Music Hall for the album Blues for Allah. The term Make Believe Ball was coined by an audience taper who named his bootleg tapes Make Believe Ball. Rex Foundation was created by the Grateful Dead, Friends and Family in 1983 to provide grassroots funding to people and organizations doing good work in the world.
Ocean Beach encountered huge surf that produced 20 foot swells and waves as big. 25 miles south at Pillar Point, Mavericks Surf competition was held where the waves were 40 feet high.