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Enjoy a Bit of History
If you need a break from the kinetic environment of Oracle OpenWorld, try delving into a bit of San Francisco history. Escape through time by visiting the Palace of Fine Arts, a grand structure built for the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, the first World's Fair of the 20th century.
7 hrs ago
Housing for families of ill kids to expand with new hospital
Ronin Bigart takes a break in the Family House, where she and her family have stayed while she is treated for leukemia. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle Christina Littlesunday reads to daughter Joy, who has been receiving treatment for the "bubble-boy" syndrome.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Exploring 'graveyard of ships' near San Francisco
Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The Bold Italic
UK's Guardian Needs to Brush Up on SF
New York media has an annoying tendency to come to San Francisco and get things wrong . Like majorly wrong .
Chocolate Tour of the Mission Unwraps More than a Taste of History
Ten ardent chocophiles are seated around San Jalisco 's multicolored tile table. We scan the festive tangerine and lemon walls adorned with assorted masks, guitars and images of Frida , but when steaming platters of chicken mole appear, the tantalizing aroma and deep russet sauce ensure that all eyes are riveted to our plates.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Siblings who served in Navy during WWII will take Honor Flight
Elsa Barry, 91, of Fresno still vividly remembers her mother standing at the railroad station, "crying buckets" as her younger brother headed off on a train, bound for the U.S. Navy. Although 17-year-old Hank Huizinga -- now an 89-year-old Hanford resident -- was already much taller than his 20-year-old sister, he was still her "little" brother.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
In Chinatown, a modest tower with urban smarts
The Chinatown/North Beach Center of the City College of San Francisco includes a 14-story high-rise that offsets its thick profile with a textured skin of sun-deflecting metal blades. They also provide a dense visual texture reminiscent of Chinatown storefronts and signs, even though the building's scale relates to the nearby Financial District.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Contra Costa Times
BART plans late night bus service to carry passengers after trains stop
BART expects to begin a late-night weekend bus service as early as December to carry riders from jobs, night clubs and social visits after the trains stop running at midnight. After at least four years of talks and studies, BART officials now say the pieces are coming together to conduct a yearlong test of a limited bus service after midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.
The Bay Area Rainbow Symphony 2014-15 season begins on Sunday
The 2014-15 season of the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony will begin this coming Sunday afternoon. The major work on the program will be Gustav Mahler's fourth symphony with soprano Christine Brandes performing as soloist in the final movement.
HP Russia guilty of government bribery using "secret slush fund"
An HP subsidiary, HP Russia, pleaded guilty to bribing Russian companies in order to score a technology contract worth millions, US prosecutors said. The company has agreed to pay a $58.77 million fine in a prosecution brought by San Francisco federal prosecutors asserting the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act , which applies to US companies and their subsidiaries abroad.
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Thu Sep 11, 2014
Denim boutiques that cater to your every need
Selvage stripes indicate different denim mills on jeans at Two Jacks Denim in Oakland. Photo: Lea Suzuki, Staff / The Chronicle Two Jacks Denim in Oakland handpicks local lines and boasts a big selection of raw denim.
The Jewish News Weekly
Michael was born in San Francisco on July 26, 1939. He attended Lowell High School, U.C. Berkeley for his undergraduate degree, law school at South Dakota University and medical school at Queens College, Oxford.
The Bold Italic
Get Your Butts Outside This Weekend
This weekend is going to be in the mid '70s and I challenge you all to get outside. Even if you're a long slumbering Nosferatu there are too many fun outdoor things going this weekend to stay cooped up.
The Jewish News Weekly
hardly strictly bagels | New year brings a goodbye from local Jewish food truck
Three years after starting the Bay Area's first Jewish food truck, owner and chef Kenny Hockert announced last week that his Old World Food Truck has reached the end of the road. The truck, which served "East European and Jewish soul food," was known for chicken schnitzel sandwiches, Reuben tacos, pierogi and a Sloppy Joe sandwich made with pulled brisket .
Chinese firms in US advised to learn rules
Despite continuous growth of China's direct investment in the United States and China sponsored projects in California, Chinese enterprises still have a long way to go to get familiar with the American business culture, as well as government regulations and rules, warned policy makers and industry insiders.
Amazing inn-to-inn tours around the world
Leave your car behind and discover the delights of fall and early winter as you journey from inn to inn by bike, foot, horse, skis or snowshoes. Amazing inn-to-inn tours around the world Leave your car behind and discover the delights of fall and early winter as you journey from inn to inn by bike, foot, horse, skis or snowshoes.
Stories & Beer: Sept. 25 - Positive Tourism
It's time for a special "Stories and Beer" on Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. Pacific at the Impact HUB San Francisco. We will be deviating from our usual format to bring you a series of presentations on positive tourism in honor of World Tourism Day .
Wed Sep 10, 2014
British Airways to Bring New A380 to San Francisco
In service from April 2015, this is the first time that an A380 will be available for customers traveling between San Francisco International Airport and London Heathrow. The Bay area will become the third destination in North America to receive the largest and grandest aircraft in British Airways' fleet.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Barbara Bartlett passes away
Barbara Williams Bartlett was born in Oakland to Edania Smith Williams and Harry Wernli Williams. She grew up primarily in San Francisco and went to Notre Dame High School on Dolores Street and then headed to the College of Notre Dame in Belmont where she achieved her degree in liberal arts.