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Books are for Lovers?

Books are for Lovers?

Many different things draw two people together, including a similar background, a passion for food, pure unadulterated lust, traveling, the same taste in movies, and a love of books. The SF Library has gotten wise to this and, in honor of Valentine’s Day, they’ve decided…

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Morning Beat: Fade to Blaqk

Morning Beat: Fade to Blaqk

Oh, how time flies. It seems like just yesterday we were given you the scoop on Popscene’s move to Rickshaw Stop, and now here we are at the party’s big debut at the venue. Don’t miss your chance to say you were at the beginning…

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Baths (Anticon) coming to Rickshaw Stop in March

Baths (Anticon) coming to Rickshaw Stop in March

You are lost in an endless field of grass at night. You find yourself mysteriously drawn towards a nearby barn for refuge. As you slide through a gap in the large red doors you’re greeted by various farm animals. You realize these are no ordinary…

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Chris Daly’s Last Speech (video)

Chris Daly’s Last Speech (video)

It’s on like Donkey Kong! Just when you thought that outgoing Supervisor Chris Daly couldn’t get any more ridiculous, he goes on and does something like this. At last night’s Board of Supes meeting, Daly lost his mind over the impending appointment of Ed Lee,…

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7 People Shot in Oakland

7 People Shot in Oakland

Looks like Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has got has quite the challenge. Just days after being sworn in and declaring crime as one of her top priorities, 7 people were shot (one fatally) in Oakland last night. According to Shoshana Walter at The Bay Citizen,…

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Golden Gate Bridge Tops Suicide List

Golden Gate Bridge Tops Suicide List

The Marin County coroner’s office reports that 32 people committed suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge last year, similar numbers to the past two years. 31 people died last year and 34 in 2008. “All told, the real number of suicide deaths at…

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Hot Track: Some Community

Hot Track: Some Community

It started with one email yesterday, and now the pre-SXSW buzz is in full swing. The latest band vying for our attention before the madness in Austin begins this spring arrives in the form of Some Community, a Brazilian indie rock act that will sate…

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Swans Return to Palace of Fine Arts

Swans Return to Palace of Fine Arts

Some feathery friends have returned to a San Francisco landmark. Swans are back in the lagoon at San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts. The site has featured swans since it was built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, but the population has dwindled over the years….

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49ers Get New General Manager

49ers Get New General Manager

It’s official, Trent Baalke has just been named the San Francisco 49ers’ General Manager. This shouldn’t come as a big surprise since rumors of his hire have been floating around the past couple of weeks. Recent rumors had it that Mike Lombardi could possibly overtake…

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Real Life Superheroes

Real Life Superheroes

Looks like Seattle has a bunch of do-gooders guys who dress up in costume and fancy themselves superheroes dishing out vigilante justice. Wow. As one of my friends describes it, “Lame, real-life Watchmen?” The Seattle Pi reports that, “Seattle police say a group of self-described…

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Changes Coming to Fast Food Chains

Changes Coming to Fast Food Chains

Cheeseburger and fries are just a starting point for fast food restaurants as they update their menus in an attempt to satisfy the needs of their customers. 2011 will mark a year of more grease, more variety and slightly higher prices as well. And breakfast…

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Morning Beat: The Neighborhood

Morning Beat: The Neighborhood

It’s the first hump day of the month, which means it’s time for another installment of The Neighborhood, a free party at 111 Minna that brings DJs and musicians from multiple genres together. This week’s highlights include a set from local buzz band Geographer and…

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