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  1. At the pinnacle of San Francisco styleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Former Mayor Willie Brown attends the Opera Gala during the opening night of the San Francisco Opera at the War Memorial Building, 2009. Pulitzer Prize-winning San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen, who chronicled his adopted city for nearly six decades to become its most recognized symbol of the good old days, is shown against the San Francisco skyline in this undated photo.

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  2. Irish-American Crossroads Festival: Dance, music and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Flutist Autumn Rhodes and fiddler Darcy Noonan will teach kids songs in Gaelic during the Children's Hour of Dance and Music. There will be plenty of lively tunes and high-stepping Irish dancing at this weekend's Children's Hour of Dance and Music - one of several events taking place around the Bay Area this month as part of the 12th annual Irish-American Crossroads Festival.

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  3. Bay Lights going dark for 11 months -- version 2.0 to followRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    The Bay Lights seen from Pier 7 in San Francisco, California, on Friday, November 15, 2013. The Bay Bridge will host the light sculpture, designed by artist Leo Villareal until March of 2015.

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  4. Likely voters in S.F. poll give thumbs-up on city servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Muni, San Francisco's long-reviled public transit system, is making some converts, according to a new poll that shows more people than ever believe the bus and streetcar service is getting better. The poll, commissioned by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce , found that 28 percent of the city's likely voters believe service is improving, compared with 29 percent who are convinced it's getting worse.

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  5. Our SF: Help us pick the best dressed San FranciscanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | SFGate

    WILLIE BROWN is among a quartet of opera-goers, including Lynn Wyatt, Vice Chairman of the Houston Grand Opera, David Gockley, General Director of the San Francisco Opera and Charlotte Shultz. WILLIE BROWN is among a quartet of opera-goers, including Lynn Wyatt, Vice Chairman of the Houston Grand Opera, David Gockley, General Director of the San Francisco Opera and Charlotte Shultz.

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  6. Man, 22, missing after canoe sinks in San Francisco BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | SFGate

    Rescue crews were scouring the waters near Oyster Point in South San Francisco on Tuesday morning for a missing 22-year-old man who was fishing with his father and girlfriend when their canoe sank in the bay, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. The incident began Monday evening when the three set out on a fishing trip in a 12-foot canoe.

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  7. Style Warrior: A tribute to the fashion of Nate ThurmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | SFGate

    Throughout this week, members of the SF Chronicle Style section, readers and I will nominate Best Dressed San Franciscans for my latest Our San Francisco project . Readers will vote on Thursday.

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  8. Man to go on trial in South San Francisco gym slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | SFGate

    A man has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he bludgeoned a fellow South San Francisco gym member to death with a metal bar two days after the victim apparently joked that he wanted to give the suspect's girlfriend a motorcycle ride, authorities said. Kenneth Osako , 46, will return to San Mateo County Superior Court on Feb. 24 to enter a plea to charges of murder, a weapons enhancement and possession of brass knuckles that were allegedly found in his car along with drugs after his arrest in the slaying of 43-year-old Diego Galindo of San Bruno.

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  9. Only one who can help stowaway Marilyn Hartman is herselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | SFGate

    To police and airline security guards, Marilyn Hartman 's habit of jumping onto flights without a ticket - as the former San Franciscan is said to have done again, this time on a plane from Minnesota to Florida - is a criminal nuisance, and reason aplenty to place her in a mental home. But don't expect that placement to happen any time soon, authorities said.

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  10. Art Deco relic on Nob Hill remains the peak of chicRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | SFGate

    The Clay-Jones Apartments on Nob Hill are 358 feet tall - if you include the spike-like antenna on the roof of the 1930 building. The Clay-Jones Apartments on Nob Hill is 358 feet tall -- but only if you include the spike-like antenna on its roof, a feature since the art deco building opened in 1930.

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  11. The weirdest San Francisco Yelp reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | SFGate

    Giving AT&T Park a one star on Yelp really sends a strong message to Larry Baer and Brian Sabean to make some front office changes. Giving AT&T Park a one star on Yelp really sends a strong message to Larry Baer and Brian Sabean to make some front office changes.

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  12. Our SF: The Manhattanization of the city in two aerial photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | SFGate

    I knew from digging through the Chronicle archives and reading John King that 1961 to 1972 was the flashpoint of the "Manhattanization" of San Francisco. But I didn't really process how much the city grew until I stumbled into these two photos, filed in different parts of the archive, showing an aerial view of downtown San Francisco from the exact same angle in 1959 and 1979.

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  13. Panama-Pacific Expo centennial: Diverse dances to dazzleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | SFGate

    Among other things on view in the Swedish Pavilion at San Francisco's fabled 1915 Panama- Pacific International Exposition were 16 traditional Swedish dolls - 3A1 2 feet tall - exquisitely costumed in the traditional garb worn by dancers from the various regions of the Scandinavian kingdom. After the exposition, Phoebe Hearst bought the big dolls and years later gave them to the UC Berkeley museum that bears her name.

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  14. Ex-techies have high hopes for investing in the cannabis fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | SFGate

    Seibo Shen made a lot of money in tech - he was an early employee at four startups that were acquired or went public. But for his latest venture, he didn't just want to "add another zero to my bank account."

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  15. Is there a correlation between wealth and behavior?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | SFGate

    San Francisco is certainly getting wealthier by many measures. The city's median home price has soared to $1.13 million, there are 38,000 households earning more than $200,000 annually, and we have 5,460 "super-rich" individuals , up from 4,230 just three years ago.

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  16. S.F. police commander shipped to Siberia of city departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Usually, when a longtime city worker is transferred to a post at the airport, it means they did something wrong and will never be heard from again. Police Chief Greg Suhr said that is absolutely not the case with Cmdr.

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  17. 49ers repeat as NFL championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | SFGate

    Here's a look at the past. Items have been culled from The Chronicle's archives of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago.

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  18. City comparisons prompt waves of snarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | SFGate

    Surely there are folks in Des Moines who believe it's the most wonderful place on earth. As W.P Kinsella wrote in "Shoeless Joe," which you might know as the movie "Field of Dreams": "Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa."

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  19. Director Alan Ashworth seeks to raise UCSF cancer center profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | SFGate

    As Alan Ashworth settled in this month as the new director of the UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the British scientist's top priorities was to set up some lab space in the Mission Bay campus where he could conduct research. It's not like he's anticipating having much spare time to spend there, given the demands of his new position.

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  20. How have young people in SF changed since 1980?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | SFGate

    It feels like things are changing dramatically in San Francisco right now, but it's interesting to bring in historical statistics to show if, and how much, things really are altering. The U.S. Census released a series of fascinating charts comparing various statistics relating to the lives of 18-34 year olds in San Francisco.

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