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EU's Crimea sanctions modelled on occupied Palestinian territories
The Commission is close to finalising proposals for economic and trade sanctions regarding Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula occupied by Russia.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Moscow Festival Ballet brings 'The Sleeping beauty' to Hanover
One hundred years pass quickly in the ballet "The Sleeping Beauty": From Act I to Act II, separated only by an intermission.
East Bay Express
Why Gentrification Is Not Inevitable
A new comprehensive report on gentrification in Oakland and San Francisco received much attention last week from Bay Area news outlets.
Contra Costa Times
West Oakland skatepark lacks permits, city support
Daren King traveled from San Francisco to skate the DIY skate park in West Oakland, Calif.
'Criminal' use of force by Ukraine would...
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday warned Kiev against using force to quell pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the "criminal" act would undermine talks planned in Geneva.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Since You Asked: When the travel bug bites, where do you go next?
WE TOOK OUR DRINKS outside by the pool. Rowland dragged an ice chest between our chairs for a table and we sat in utter contentment, enjoying the sun.
Obama confronts Putin in call as crisis escalates
Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin have confronted one another in telephone talks as a standoff over Ukraine escalated after the CIA chief visited Kiev and a Russian war plane "buzzed" a US destroyer.
Easter dining in San Francisco
Celebrate Spring and Easter with special menus at San Francisco restaurants. There is so much to choose between with neighborhood favorites as well as elegant hotel dining.
Gentrification report proposes bold solutions to stop displacement in Oakland
Last week by Causa Justa::Just Cause released a report titled Development Without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
15 best U.S. spots for kids
The Exploratorium in San Francisco is the United States' top attraction for kids, according to travel site Gogobot's users.
Contra Costa Times
Days Gone By: Easter bonnets a fashion necessity in turn-of-the-20th-century Bay Area
Long ago, when I was a child, the one thing you knew for sure was that you got a new outfit, including a hat, when Easter came around.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Touring around San Francisco
For those traveling to San Francisco looking to book a trek outside the city, here are two tours worth checking out.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Are Walmart stores open or closed on Easter Sunday 2014?
If you think getting into Harvard is tough, just try getting a job at Walmart when economic times are tough.
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers will host a vendor fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 455 W. 20th St. at the Historic Mansion House.
Brissie bridge travel takes highest toll
The four-lane span across the city's river might not be as famous as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, New York's Washington Bridge or even Sydney Harbour Bridge.
The Baltic Times
Soft power allows avenue for Russian agitation - The Baltic Times
Foreign ministers from the Nordic, Baltic and Visegrad countries meet in Narva, Estonia, on March 7 to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, reports news intelligence agency Stratfor.
San Francisco landmarks by number of visitors
The Golden Gate Bridge is certainly the city's most iconic landmark, but because it's part of Highway 1 and 101, it's hard to measure exactly how many people visited for tourism purposes.
Muni Proposal Has Some Hill Residents Fuming
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is proposing bus route changes to the Southside neighborhoods.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
SFMOMA to open new center for photography in 2016 as part of expansion
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announced today the creation of the John and Lisa Pritzker Center for Photography, which will be the largest exhibition space for photography and among the most advanced photographic arts centers of any art museum in the United States.
Pickup hits boy, 3, in S.F.
Local daycare worker Carlene Murray , is seen on the corner of Fulton and 43rd Avenue in San Francisco on April 10, 2014.