Nancy Norstad

SF Station Writer

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Home Grown Host is Truly OUT Spoken
By Nancy Norstad (Apr 16, 2007)
Tim Gaskin, a third generation San Franciscan who got his first haircut at Louies Barber Shop (a previous incarnation of it), remembers Cliffs Variety Halloween Shows in the late sixties, and had his first job with David Bach at Marcellos Pizza, is a natural on camera and behind-the-scenes producer of his popular San Francisco Comcast show, "OUT Spoken". More »
A Little Bit of Gay History
By Nancy Norstad (Sep 24, 2006)
Everybody knows that San Francisco is the international gay mecca, but where did it all start? Long before the Castro District was the designated touchstone of the LGBT community, the essence of gay goes all the way back to San Franciscos origins. More »
Hey Traveler, Welcome to San Francisco!
By Nancy Norstad (Sep 24, 2006)
It is important for the first-time visitor to plan their stay strategically. Although you can just join the party anywhere you find yourself in this lively City, to make the best use of your time and resources, we have some suggestions to help you get the biggest bang for your buck during your vacation in this part of Northern California. More »
A Web Site Just for the Ladies
By Nancy Norstad (Sep 24, 2006)
[b]Hillgirlz.com[/b] is a casual, creative website for women that includes a Women At Work section with a broad variety of categories of skill and talent, were one to feel more comfortable hiring a woman plumber or attorney. Hillgirlz.com also has restaurant reviews, a calendar of events, an astrologer, music links to favorite women artists, an online advice column and numerous photo albums of events and friends. It even offers "eventmail", a service that alerts its members to various regional events. More »
or Tidy Bubbles?
By Nancy Norstad (Jul 10, 2006)
Many folks hosting you this summer at the Russian River were once corporate executives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Without any prior hands-on experience in the hospitality industry, they somehow got the notion that becoming an innkeeper in the wine country would be just the thing that could fulfill them. Fresh air, a starry sky, the gentle flow of the river, a slower way of life and Tide. More »
San Francisco Rewards Self-Invention
By Nancy Norstad (Jul 10, 2006)
San Francisco prides itself on being original and many neighborhoods have resisted the influx of franchises and corporate giants. In 1999, the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor established the Small Business Commission (SBC) to respond to and advocate for the needs of small business and to encourage entrepreneurial enterprise. More »
A Temperate Climate for LGBT Entrepreneurs
By Nancy Norstad (Jul 10, 2006)
When we describe San Francisco to outsiders, one thing we often forget to mention is how easy it is to be gay here. The truth is, we are so comfortable being openly gay that we don't think of it as a unique aspect of our environment any more. More »
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