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2014 Mendocino Writers Conference, July 31 - Aug. 2

The Mendocino Writers Conference starts Thursday, July 31 and runs to Saturday, Aug. 2 at College of the Redwoods in Mendocino.

The conference is now in its 25th year, which is pretty amazing. 174 more words


Sean Parker gives $49k to make life easier for other San Francisco parkers

Sean Parker, he of Napster, Facebook, Timberlake, and $4.5 million wedding ceremony fame, has donated $49,000 to back a voter initiative to give more of a voice to San Francisco motorists. 430 more words


San Francisco en solo

It was barely 10 a.m., but the sun overhead left little doubt that it was going to be a hot one.

I’d arrived in San Francisco during the first heat wave of the spring season – my first time in the Bay Area- and after a few days north in wine country, I’d been greeted with a not so favorable first impression of the city that first night. 870 more words


Fundraising Party Success!

Thank you to everyone who came out Saturday night for our Kickstarter Party in Oakland. It was such a blast! We’re so grateful to¬†Solespace… 214 more words


The Steinbergs make the paper

Saturday, June 28, 2014 — Blog #38+++

No, we are not en route to a Giants Away game. And no, we were not supposed to be blogging today. 648 more words

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Oakland officials boycott vote on A's 10-year coliseum lease - SFGate

The anticipated vote on a 10-year-lease deal between the Oakland Athletics and the Coliseum authority was canceled Friday when representatives from the city of Oakland failed to show up for the meeting. 39 more words

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Amsterdam and San Francisco

Both of these cities allow you to buy a painted lady. The painted ladies in San Francisco are more expensive, but the painted ladies in Amsterdam are alive. 224 more words