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Mission Holiday Block Party

Mission Holiday Block Party

Bernal Heights had their Holiday Evening Stroll yesterday, and now it’s time for the Mission to shine with the Mission Holiday Block Party. And this year the shops and restaurants are pulling out all the stops. You can literally finish all your shopping in this…

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SF Botanical Garden Photo Contest

SF Botanical Garden Photo Contest

Get those cameras out! The San Francisco Botanical Garden Society is hosting a photo contest – open from December 21st through February 18th – challenging “photographers to catch the Garden’s beauty in the winter light.” Winners will receive “valuable awards, exhibition in the Hall of…

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Event of the Day: Believer Magazine’s 2010 Art Issue release party

Event of the Day: Believer Magazine’s 2010 Art Issue release party

There are a lot of cool events happening tonight, but my pick goes to Believer Magazine’s 2010 Art Issue release party at Electric Works gallery, 7:30-9:30pm. There’ll be art, a musical performance by Peggy Honeywell a.k.a. Clare Rojas, interesting people, wine, a presentation by Michael…

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GG Park Holiday Tree Lighting

GG Park Holiday Tree Lighting

Rockefeller Center in NYC may have a 75 ft. high Norway Spruce illuminated by 30,000 environmentally friendly LED lights on five miles of wire and crowned by a Swarovski crystal star, but we have the 100 ft. Monterey cypress at McClaren Lodge in Golden Gate…

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Holiday Evening Stroll

Holiday Evening Stroll

With such great neighborhoods in SF it’s easy not to have to leave your ‘hood. For many residents, you can get groceries, grab a coffee, read a book and go to the gym all within blocks of where you live. This can also be applied…

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“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Vote

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Vote

Things are getting hairy up on Capitol Hill. Carolyn Lochhead of The Chronicle reports that the bill banning gays in the military is about to face the music. Civil rights aside, in a time of war, when the country needs all the help it can…

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Solar in Sunset = Irony

Solar in Sunset = Irony

On Tuesday, Mayor Gavin Newsom switched on California’s largest municipal solar project. The irony of this, of course, is that the Sunset is one of the foggiest, cloudiest places in the entire city. So…it may be large, but who knows how much solar energy it…

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The Other Mr. Smith, He’s Back

The Other Mr. Smith, He’s Back

While last week’s performance, or lack thereof, a 34-16 loss to Green Bay, probably had more to do with Singletary’s decision to give Alex Smith yet another chance, I for one will be both shocked and impressed when Mr. Smith takes his first snap under…

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Just Average Academically?

Just Average Academically?

The New York Times breaks down the ugly truth about science and math education in this country after the results of an international assessment of student test scores were published, ranking students from Shanghai, China at the top and American students placing well below 30…

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Tis the Season for Farmer’s Markets

Tis the Season for Farmer’s Markets

A reminder for everybody trying out new recipes, fresh ingredients are key. Don’t forget about your neighborhood farmer’s market. Not only will you be supporting local food production, you’ll set yourself up to create a meal that will truly impress.

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Elizabeth Edwards Dies

Elizabeth Edwards Dies

The New York Times, and every other news source in the country, has announced that Elizabeth Edwards, estranged wife of former Senator John Edwards succumbed to her cancer and passed away today at the age of 61 at her home in Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Cheap Tix!

Cheap Tix!

I don’t know what’s going on in the mysterious world of airline fares, but there are a bunch tickets going for $200ish from SFO or OAK to JFK. Now, that’s a good deal!

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