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Can San Francisco’s Video Stores Be Saved?

August 6, 2014 | 12:46 pm

Can San Francisco’s Video Stores Be Saved?

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Once cutting edge, the video store is now the most endangered species in the present media ecosystem.

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Tiny Treehouse Post Office Delights Hikers in Tilden Park

August 2, 2014 | 9:00 am

Tiny Treehouse Post Office Delights Hikers in Tilden Park

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It has tiny letters on tiny stationery sealed with wax inside a little tiny stamped envelope.

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Off the Grid Food Trucks Come to Uptown Oakland

July 22, 2014 | 12:26 pm

Off the Grid Food Trucks Come to Uptown Oakland

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New location marks company’s 35th venue since it began operating in 2010.

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Lady Gaga: California Water-Conservation Cheerleader

July 16, 2014 | 3:25 pm

Lady Gaga: California Water-Conservation Cheerleader

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Entertainer joins state’s fight to save water. In the meantime, San Francisco says conservation is sexy.

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Berkeley History Project Creates Online Map of Local Sites

July 15, 2014 | 2:21 pm

Berkeley History Project Creates Online Map of Local Sites

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A historical project in Berkeley aims to capture the city’s rich history.

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Crowdfunding App Brings New Patrons to the Arts

July 14, 2014 | 8:16 am

Crowdfunding App Brings New Patrons to the Arts

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How a new San Francisco company is helping creative people turn art lovers’ affection into cash.

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Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

July 11, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

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Native of city, 63, was offered $20,000 but has decided to stay in apartment and fight with legal appeal.

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A Wobegon Exile Contemplates 40 Years of ‘A Prairie Home Companion’

July 4, 2014 | 9:00 am

A Wobegon Exile Contemplates 40 Years of ‘A Prairie Home Companion’

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First-person account by KQED producer recalls early days of the show and how it changed and evolved.

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News Pix: Lincecum No-Hitter, World Cup Fever and Public Art on Market Street

June 27, 2014 | 9:50 am

News Pix: Lincecum No-Hitter, World Cup Fever and Public Art on Market Street

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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A Visual Celebration in San Francisco’s Changing Mid-Market Neighborhood

June 27, 2014 | 7:00 am

A Visual Celebration in San Francisco’s Changing Mid-Market Neighborhood

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New installation highlights the past and looks to the future of a rapidly evolving part of the city.

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