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  1. Drag Queens of Comedy' reign at the CastroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | SFGate

    Lady Bunny captivates the audience during her performance at the "Drag Queens of Comedy" show at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Bianca del Rio, winner of the sixth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race," delivers witty barbs as the headliner at "Drag Queens of Comedy."

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  2. Carnaval festivities in S.F. kick off Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | SFGate

    Chelsea Alexander tries on a mask designed by Steve Pogni at the Carnaval street festival on Harrison Street in San Francisco. Party masks are sold by Steve Pogni at the Carnaval street festival on Harrison Street in San Francisco, Calif.

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  3. Bay Area repertory film picks, May 14-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | SFGate

    The Roxie Theater series that spotlights the wealth of local filmmaking talent has a film a day this weekend, with directors in attendance. Leading off is "Havana Curveball" , Ken Schneider's doc about a teenage Jewish boy who decides to send baseballs to the underprivileged in Cuba because the Cubans helped shelter his grandfather during the Holocaust.

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  4. S.F. volunteers lend ears to strangers on the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | San Francisco Chronicle

    San Franciscans were offered something free on the streets Thursday - just the opportunity to talk and be listened to for a few minutes - but most simply rushed by, burying their faces in their smartphones or wondering what the catch was. A few, though, noticed the "You Talk, We Listen" signs, saw an opportunity and sat down in a folding chair across from a stranger.

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  5. Campos wants moratorium on new housing in the MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | SFGate

    Dr. Estela Garcia, speaks out in favor of the new ordinance calling for a temporary moratorium on construction of market-rate housing in the Mission announced by Supervisor David Campos. Supervisor David Campos announces an ordinance calling for a temporary moratorium on construction of market-rate housing in the Mission on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in San Francisco, Calif.

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  6. 5 tips to write the best online dating profile, from writer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | SFGate

    Writing a dating profile is much like writing an article or a novel - if I haven't grabbed you by now, you've already swiped left and clicked to the next best thing to read. On Saturday, author and editor Dave Eggers helped San Franciscans increase their chances of a lifelong match by editing their online dating profiles at a National Independent Bookstore Day event at Books Inc. in the Castro district.

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  7. Walk to S.F.'s Corona Heights, Buena Vista ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | SFGate

    The Bay Area is lucky enough to have flowers blooming year-round, but there's still something special about spring - the smell of fresh jasmine, the longer daylight hours and the occasional rain that reminds us that a change in weather is possible. Next month, Walk San Francisco brings you a 2A1 2-hour walk that combines plants, parks and pedestrians, as you explore a community garden and natural landscapes on foot.

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  8. 72 things to do in the Bay Area before you dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | SFGate

    Attend an only-in-S.F. event, like the Bring Your Own Big Wheel race , the Hunky Jesus contest, the Folsom Street Fair or How Weird Street Fair. We'll let you decide how much you want to participate.

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  9. Bay Area repertory movie picks, April 16-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | SFGate

    The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts has been showing "noir Westerns" on Sundays in April, and I'm happy to see Henry King's "The Gunfighter" as the second half of a double bill on Sunday, April 19. Starring Gregory Peck as an aging gunfighter who has come to regret his wasted life, it's a film on the level of "High Noon" or "Shane," but sadly not as famous. Peck's Johnny Ringo wanders from town to town, confronted by young punks who want to gun him down to make a name for themselves.

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  10. Attackers wield unusual weapons in 3 shocking S.F. attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | SFGate

    Victor Ricks allegedly used an aerosol can and a lighter in an attempt to burn a 21-year-old man's face near the Castro Theater on Sunday afternoon, police said. Amid the typical shootings, stabbings and other serious crimes in San Francisco over the past several days, a handful of assault suspects opted to use some startling weapons when perpetrating their crimes, according to police.

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  11. Ban chewing tobacco at baseball games? People like the ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | SFGate

    San Franciscans have been known to gripe that their elected representatives govern with a heavy hand when it comes to people's health. In recent years, City Hall has banned the sale of tobacco products in drug stores, severely curbed where people can light up, regulated where people can smoke e-cigarettes, tried unsuccessfully to get voters to approve a soda tax, voted to require calorie counts on chain restaurant menus and banned free toys in fast-food meals for kids.

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  12. Work, school go by the wayside for Giants' home openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | SFGate

    Flanked by her parents Tito and Robin Barrientos, Victoria Barrientos, 3, shows her excitement for the San Francisco Giants opening day on Monday April 13, 2015 in San Francisco, Calif. They were at the ballpark in San Francisco, where they declared themselves to be sick and injured.

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  13. Disposable Film Festival shorts are keepersRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | SFGate

    When Carlton Evans first came up with the idea of the Disposable Film Festival in 2006, the definition of "disposable film" was pretty narrow. "The first year we really thought of this as an experimental thing," said Evans, a Berkeley resident.

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  14. 5 Bay Area events to check out, April 9-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | SFGate

    You may or may not know that Metallica's Kirk Hammett is a huge horror fan, and last year he put his collection on display at the inaugural Fear FestEvil at the Regency Ballroom. Well, this year Hammett is going even bigger, moving the event to San Jose and kicking things off Friday with a murder mystery dinner at the Winchester Mystery House.

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  15. San Francisco fact vs. fiction: A guide for newcomersRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | SFGate

    San Franciscans don't really care if you refer to their city as "Frisco" or "San Fran." FICTION.

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  16. 4 don't-mission fashion events April 6-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | SFGate

    "Project Runway" host/mentor Tim Gunn will speak, courtesy of the Commonwealth Club, on "How We All Can Make It Work," at the Castro on Monday, April 6, in San Francisco. Make it work "Project Runway" mentor Tim Gunn in conversation with Brad Rosenstein in "How We All Can Make It Work," presented by the Commonwealth Club.

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  17. Hundreds march against S.F. archbishop's 'morality clauses'Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | SFGate

    Sacred Heart Cathedral teacher Pat Dunn, speaks to the crowd before leading opponents of Archbishop Cordileone's new rules for teachers at Catholic high schools in a Holy Week procession from Mission Delores Church to St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, March 30, 2015. Caitlyn Cournale, 17, who has a sister who attends Sacred Heart Cathedral, helps prepare a flowered cross before joining other opponents of Archbishop Cordileone's new rules for teachers at Catholic high schools in a Holy Week procession from Mission Delores Church to St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco, Calif., on Monday, March 30, 2015.

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  18. Castro resident's three-year quest to shut down a hacker hostelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | SFGate

    Edwin Neil Acosta walks into the bedroom of his apartment in San Francisco, Calif. on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

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  19. Kamala Harris fights 'reprehensible' antigay ballot measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | SFGate

    The iconic rainbow flag that flies over Harvey Milk Plaza is seen behind storefronts and apartments down Castro Street June 10, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. The rainbow flag as a symbol for the LGBT community was originally created in San Francisco.

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  20. Chronicle classic: San Francisco scrapbook, 1948Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | SFGate

    Here are some assorted facts about San Francisco, which I hope will be as new to you as they were to me. They came from the files of the research department of the San Francisco Coordinating Council and were gathered under the direction of Phoebe Matthews .

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