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rebbecca-hill's picture
Dec.12.2013
Lost in the trail of my thoughts, in the center of the fog, walking freely and openly into the mist, taking it all in, being right in the middle of a beautiful, bright nothingness where everything makes sense and doesn't make sense; with one hand extended, as though I'm going to crash into a wall,...
david-henry-sterry's picture
Dec.03.2013
We first met Nura Maznavi and Ayesha Mutta at our Pitchapalooza during San Francisco’s legendary LitQuake. Lots of great writers pitched lots of great books that night. But when Nura pitched her anthology revolving around the love lives of Muslim-American women, we were blown away. Click here to...
steve-hauk's picture
Nov.21.2013
Bob Kaufman took a Buddhist vow of silence on the day Jack Kennedy was assassinated. Interestingly, Kaufman resembled physically our current president. A black Catholic mother from Martinique. A German–Jewish father.  A grandmother who practiced voodoo. A handsome man in his youth, Kaufman was...
rina-macasaet's picture
Nov.19.2013
San Francisco has been my second home for 35 years.  I remember spending summers in the city, my college years, vacation holidays with the girls and family reunions. Mom loved San Francisco!  She’s moved on now… Dad loves San Francisco!  He’s moving ahead and not looking back. It...
loren-rhoads's picture
Nov.19.2013
The former site of the Peoples Temple, San Francisco I'm taking part in my first Obscura Salon tonight as we talk about San Francisco's criminal history.  I'll be talking about the city's connection to the Manson Family, the Zodiac, and the Peoples Temple. Other speakers will discuss...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Nov.17.2013
  I didn't want to know about BatKid. I saw his picture on several sites, smiling this beautiful grin, wearing his cowl. I didn't want to read about a five year old boy who had leukemia.He's been fighting cancer since he was one. A year old. He is in remission. Sorry, cannot handle cute kid...
terence-clarke's picture
Oct.29.2013
Those of us who lived in San Francisco at the time well remember the ruination of the waterfront by the double decker freeway that ran its length. A monstrosity, the freeway successfully blocked the city from its own bay shore, and made the waterfront itself into an industrial slum worthy of...
terence-clarke's picture
Oct.21.2013
You might not immediately associate one of the great jazz singers of our time with a major exhibition of prestigious antiques. But Kitty Margolis, who is the honorary chairman of this year's San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, takes to the task with great enthusiasm. Photo used courtesy of Kitty...
the-kitchen-sisters's picture
Oct.16.2013
Dear Friends, Lou "The Glue" Marcelli died at 3:00 this morning. He was 85 years old. Many of you may remember Lou from the first Hidden Kitchens story. Lou was the "Commodore" of the Dolphin Club, one of the oldest swimming and rowing clubs on the West Coast, open since 1877. Lou lived...
ben-campbell's picture
Oct.12.2013
In conjunction with the amazon.com promotional program that lasted 5 days, my 402 Avalon eBook was download on Kindles by 642 readers in seven countries; the U.S., the UK, Germany, Canada, Brazil, Croatia and Japan. I consider amazon's Free program greatly successful, because I'd written this...