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  1. Cidera s time to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Daily Democrat

    Johnny Appleseed has been called the Dionysus of the American frontier, welcomed in every cabin across the Colonies for bringing hardworking settlers the gift of crisp, quaffable cider. Hard cider, the effervescent alcoholic elixir, is experiencing an enormous comeback.

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  2. Santa Clara County targets 'toxic trio' used in nail salonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Daily Democrat

    They're known as the "toxic trio," the worst of the bottled bad boys that can likely be found at any given nail salon, and Santa Clara County is hoping to run the gang out of town. Supervisor Cindy Chavez led the charge to join a handful of local governments that are encouraging salon owners to switch away from products containing chemicals known to cause an array of health disorders, and with unanimous support from her colleagues, a Healthy Nail Salon Recognition Program was enacted on Tuesday.

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  3. SXSW 2015: Top 10 Bay Area acts playing festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Daily Democrat

    I'm heading down to Texas next week for the annual South by Southwest extravaganza. And there's a better-than-decent chance I might recognize some faces on the flight to Austin.

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  4. Clusters of ocular syphilis on West Coast prompt L.A. County alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Daily Democrat

    At least two cases of ocular syphilis are under investigation in Los Angeles County. But there already are 14 cases of the sexually transmitted disease in California and elsewhere -- eight in San Francisco and six in Washington state.

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  5. Watch: Pixar debuts "Inside Out" trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Daily Democrat

    The animated movie's protagonist is Riley, a girl whose family just moved to San Francisco from the Midwest. The clip shows Riley's mother asking her about the first day of school.

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  6. Disney to release 20 'Star Wars' books before new film hits theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Daily Democrat

    The conglomerate will release at least 20 new books -- adult and teen novels, storybooks, and sticker books -- this fall, with the storylines bridging the 32 years in the "Star Wars" universe between "Return of the Jedi" and the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters in December. Lucasfilm announced in April that the past couple of decades of the Lucas-approved "Expanded Universe" novels were being jettisoned from the official storyline.

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  7. Dame Edna brings 'Glorious Goodbye' tour to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Daily Democrat

    Dame Edna, she of the wisteria hair and rhinestone cat's-eye glasses, is once again bidding us adieu. While this may not be her first final tour, Her Gaudiness is insisting that it will be her last and that she is retiring the gladiolas for good after "The Glorious Goodbye -- The Farewell Tour."

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  8. Jewish Music Festival returns -- for its final year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Daily Democrat

    For three decades, the Jewish Music Festival has been a minor miracle of the Bay Area cultural scene, a scrappy, welcoming and expansively influential undertaking produced out of Berkeley's JCC East Bay. But the miracle might be coming to an end.

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  9. Dance Card: ODC enters its 44th season with all pistons firingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Daily Democrat

    Time runs faster in the world of dance. The body's inevitable decline means that a dancer's career rushes by at a cruel gallop, even as hard-won wisdom and experience accrue.

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  10. Review: Delectable documentary on Jewish deli traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Daily Democrat

    You may see better documentaries this year, but you won't see any that are more mouth-watering than "Deli Man," Erik Greenberg Anjou's look at America's Jewish delicatessens, a dying tradition. The film offers a playful and tasty crash course in deli history, dining and language.

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  11. A classical-guitar god comes to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Daily Democrat

    Virtuoso guitarist David Russell, winner of a Grammy and about every international guitar competition you can name , returns to San Francisco at 7:30 p.m. March 7 for a recital at St. Mark s Lutheran Church.

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  12. Wine Crate: San Francisco Vintners Market, Livermore Barrel TastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Daily Democrat

    Sip, swirl, shop: It's fun to go to big wine tastings, where winemakers are pouring hundreds of vintages, but all you can do there is swirl, sniff and spit. OK, maybe you swallow.

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  13. Napa Valley's Oxbow Public Market and Ferry Building developer signs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Daily Democrat

    The developer behind Napa's Oxbow Public Market and the San Francisco Ferry Building Marketplace has signed on to create a similar high-end artisanal food market -- albeit with a decidedly East Bay focus -- on the cavernous ground floor of a building at the south end of Oakland's Jack London Square. Steve Carlin has signed a lease with Jack London Square Ventures and Ellis Partners, in partnership with the Port of Oakland, to open the Water Street Market in the early fall of 2016.

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  14. A multi-talented guest at DaviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Daily Democrat

    Thomas Ades is among the most distinguished composers of his generation - and perhaps the most influential. A polymath, he is also a pianist and a conductor.

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  15. Oxbow and Ferry Building developer signs lease at Oakland's Jack London SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Daily Democrat

    The developer behind the Francisco Ferry Building and Napa's Oxbow Public Market has signed a lease as an initial step toward creating a similar high-end artisanal food market -- albeit with a decidedly East Bay focus -- at a cavernous marketplace on the south end of Oakland's Jack London Square. Steve Carlin said in a phone interview on Monday that he signed a lease with the Port of Oakland on Friday with plans to open the Water Street Market in the "early fall" of 2016.

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  16. San Francisco GPS-linked walking tour takes you off the touristy pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Daily Democrat

    I was standing there on Broadway in San Francisco's North Beach on a recent cool, gray morning, having just wandered through clusters of old men playing Chinese poker in a park on the fringe of Chinatown. I'd stepped through tiny alleys -- their streets a mere skin above long-rotting Gold Rush ships.

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  17. Cheryl North: Glenn Dicterow, former New York Philharmonic's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Daily Democrat

    Whatever does a basketball, baseball or football team have in common with a string trio, a string quartet or a brass or woodwind ensemble? A lot! All are team endeavors. Each participant has to be keenly aware of his teammates' positions and movements.

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  18. Bulletin Board for Saturday, Feb. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Saturday, Feb. 28: 9 a.m. There will be a Profile Aerobatic Plane Meet hosted by the Woodland Davis Aeromodelers at County Road 29, 1.3 miles east of CR-102 northeast of Davis through Saturday at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend the Woodland Davis Aeromodelers Profile Aerobatic radio control plane meet. Profile planes are a special type of aerobatic radio control plane that is extremely maneuverable in a very tight air space.

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  19. San Francisco poet laureate Alejandro Murguia to kick off a poetry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    San Francisco poet laureate Alejandro Murgua, known as the Voice of the Mission, is kicking off an intriguing new Tuesday night series March 3 at the Top of the Mark on San Francisco's Nob Hill. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., he will be reading to live jazz accompaniment while his audience nibbles on snacks and sips away at some specialty cocktails, such as the Lost for Words martini.

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  20. Filoli estate conflict: Volunteers quitting, removing storied Woodside estate from willsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    The treasured Filoli estate with its renowned gardens and grand 20th century mansion is the picture of Old World grandeur, gentility and grace, serenity and calm. But a bitter controversy at the popular tourist destination bordering Crystal Springs Reservoir has become so ugly that some of the 1,300 longtime volunteers are quitting and even removing the estate from their wills.

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