The Crunchies, the awards that celebrate the best of entrepreneurship and new startups, are scheduled to be held in San Francisco on Jan. 9, 2009, at 7:30 pm at the Herbst Theater, which is located across the street from City Hall. A reception will follow the awards ceremony. Tickets for the event are on sale now; buy them here (balcony is $45, orchestra is $55). All tickets include entrance to the after-party, which will go from 9 p.m. to midnight. The Crunchies are a joint effort by us, VentureBeat, Silicon Alley Insider and TechCrunch.