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Santa Monica cops cracking down on Critical Mass

a shared story    480 weeks 5 days 10 hours 2 minutes ago
The story is from the LA Times and is, as usual, not in touch with the issues: "This week may be the last time bicyclists stage a monthly mass ride through Santa Monica following police crackdowns on their free-wheeling event that residents complain has snarled traffic...(more) 

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Critical Mass hits the streets tomorrow for the 15-year anniversary of the rebellious ride

a shared story    491 weeks 2 hours 28 minutes ago
Tomorrow night's Critical Mass in San Francisco marks the 15th anniversary of the rebellious rolling ride that locally has propelled the bicycle movement into the political mainstream and globally has been copied by hundreds of cities. What began with four dozen bicyclists riding together up Market Street...(more) 

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Berkeley Kite Festival flies high over Northern California July 26 and 27

a shared story    448 weeks 1 day 17 hours 5 minutes ago
Tom McAlister refers to himself as the "last dog standing" -- or maybe it should be flying? -- among the handful of kite stores that once did business in the San Francisco Bay area. "We have modest expectations, so we've been able to stick it out," said...(more) 

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Berkeley Marches to Its Own Beat in Parade

a shared story    438 weeks 3 days 15 hours 57 minutes ago
Not every parade has a man dressed in a hospital gown running down the street raving about how hot Sarah Palin is. Then again, not every place is like Berkeley. Thousands of people attended the "How Berkeley Can You Be?" Parade and Festival, which showcased how...(more) 

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2010 Bay to Breakers

a shared story    353 weeks 4 days 15 hours 48 minutes ago
Sammy Kitwara (second from left), defending Bay to Breakers champion, of Kenya, finishes before Peter Kirui (second from right) of Kenya in the Bay to Breakers in San Francisco, Calif. on Sunday May 16, 2010. 

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Orange County calendar of events

a shared story    489 weeks 4 days 12 hours 59 minutes ago
Today Car show: "Just Ducky Car Show" features classic cars, muscle cars and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $25-$75. Wild Rivers, 8770 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine. (949) 235-0577 Car show: The 2008-model Orange County Auto Show features hundreds of new cars. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W....(more) 

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Cal Band channels old video games

a shared story    484 weeks 1 day 10 hours 50 minutes ago
This is tearing up the intertubes right now, so I figured CT should have it too. The Cal band - GO BEARS -- does this halftime show with old video games (pong, tetris, and more..) It's just unbelievable. You've got to see this... 

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Butterfly counters miffed at S.F. museum

a shared story    437 weeks 5 days 8 hours 10 minutes ago
Liam O'Brien was sitting down for dinner Sept. 27 when he flipped on the television news to see a flock of monarch butterflies delighting the opening day crowds at the California Academy of Sciences - and just about choked on his meal. Where the happy crowds saw...(more) 

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Angels gather in North Bay

a shared story    486 weeks 4 hours 6 minutes ago
The venue may be the Marin Art and Garden Center, but the subject is business when members of the Keiretsu Forum meet each month to consider private equity investments. The North Bay chapter of the Keiretsu Forum is the 15th chapter to be launched internationally and the...(more) 

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350 mark anniversary of the moment the '06 earthquake hit S.F.

a shared story    461 weeks 6 days 10 hours 57 minutes ago
A crowd of about 350 braved a predawn chill at Lotta's Fountain on Market Street today to observe a long moment of silence, and to sing and to celebrate the memory of the greatest disaster in San Francisco's history. It was the 102nd anniversary of the great...(more) 

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Hudson River pilot: We were just doing our jobs

a shared story    421 weeks 5 days 8 hours 25 minutes ago
Thousands of people holding signs and waving American flags cheered wildly Saturday to honor the pilot who safely landed a US Airways jetliner in the Hudson River. He told them he and his crew were only doing their jobs. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was given a hero's homecoming,...(more) 

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Car-free parties planned for Embarcadero

a shared story    449 weeks 5 days 9 hours 32 minutes ago
San Franciscans will be dancing in the streets - literally- after Mayor Gavin Newsom's office obtained the necessary permits this week to shut down 6 miles of thoroughfare during two Sundays this summer and turn the pavement into a party zone. Starting in the Bayview, stretching past...(more) 

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