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1 hr ago | SFGate

S.F. designer Jonathan Rachman blends artifacts, modern items

San Francisco, which famously measures just 7 by 7 miles, is a patchwork quilt of sorts - a city where every neighborhood is a unique square, with its own pattern and vibe.

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6 hrs ago | Ukiah Blog Live

Todd Walton: Heaven and Hell

On their way to a matinee of the San Francisco Ballet, Roger and Susan must stand for the entire journey in a crowded subway car.

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10 hrs ago | OUPblog

The month that changed the world: Saturday, 25 July 1914

July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war.

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15 hrs ago | Free Republic

Under Putin, Russia seeing an exodus of ‘ the most educated ...

'I don't share the opinion of 90 percent of the country: I feel like a foreigner here now so why not leave?' said Tatiana Konkova, a Russian literature teacher and singer, giving her last concert in Moscow this month.... The number of Russians emigrating in the last two years was some five times higher than in the two before Putin began a new ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

SFGate

High society's love affair with hair

George and Charlotte Shultz never have a bad hair day: Charlotte sports her classic, elegant coiffure, while George stays minimal.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Brunch, beer, botany and more as TorahFlora comes to town

A "tour of Torah and Jewish history through food and drink" will be held at Congregation Beth Israel Judea in San Francisco on Aug. 10. Starting at 10:30 a.m., the "Biblical Botany Brunch" will be led by ethnobotanist Jon Greenberg, founder of TorahFlora.org, who is returning to the Bay Area next month for several events.

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RecordNET

Sonia Gertrude Green

Sonia G. Green, age 99, entered into rest on July 15, 2014. Born in Chicago, IL, "Sunny" was the eldest of six children born to Stanley H. Green and Stella Kraske Green.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

SFGate

Flywheel taxi app adds advance booking for airport trips

Taxi companies scored a new weapon in their battle against the ride companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, which have siphoned their business.

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Switched

Neil Armstrong's Lunar Heartbeat Is A Strong, Smooth Bass Line For This John Lennon Cover

On July 20th, 1969, the astronaut became the first person to set foot on the moon, and uttered these famous words: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

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Inside Bay Area

TSA opens precheck enrollment at SFO

Travelers who want to move more quickly through airport security can now enroll in TSA Precheck at a new enrollment center at San Francisco International Airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

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The Baltic Times

Russian officials urge festival organizers to switch venue to Crimea ...

Russian State Duma members have urged organizers of the popular New Wave music festival in Latvia to relocate to Crimea in response to Latvia's decision to ban three Russian singers from traveling to Latvia.

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The News Tribune

Relish these pickled goodies

If you're looking to punch up your plate, reach for a relish. We're not talking limp bits of oversweet pickles from a jar but rather the zippy, tangy, pungent and otherwise palate-rocking flavors of freshly made, bold, ethnic relishes such as Korean kimchee, Indian chutney and German sauerkraut.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Pacifica Tribune

Carol Schultz passes away

Carol Beth Schultz passed away peacefully in her home in Martinez, California on June 3, 2014, with her sister Marla Rescino and her husband Bob Rescino by her side.

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The Atlantic

California High Speed Rail: 10 Readers With 10 Views

A solution looking for a problem? A genuine leap forward? The best we can expect from political compromise? Or something truly brave? Take your pick.

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Vail Daily News

Take a taco-tasting tour of Eagle County

One of the most beloved imports from south of the border, the taco, is essentially a simple dish: take a tortilla and fill it.

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Pravda

Russian and Ukrainian tourists fight on quiet resorts

In Russia, social networks and mass media outlets actively discuss news reports about a brawl between Russian and Ukrainian tourists in a Turkish hotel.

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KMIZ

Russia offers alternate takes for MH17 crash

In the tangled aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, two narratives have emerged -- one that most of the world subscribes to, and another that Russia and the rebels are pushing.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Russia Offers Alternate Takes to What Brought Down MH17

In the tangled aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, two narratives have emerged - one that most of the world subscribes to, and another that Russia and the rebels are pushing.

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Sofia News Agency

Mistral Warship for Russia 'Tied to Stance on Ukraine Crisis'

France could renounce the sale of a second Mistral-class amphibious warship if EU leaders adopt tougher sanctions against Russia.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Clinton: US, Europe should get tough on Russia

Clinton said in a Facebook chat from the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., that tougher sanctions would make clear to Russian President Vladimir Putin "that there is a price to pay for this kind of behavior."

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