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Identity of Woman Killed at Burning Man Released

August 28, 2014 | 11:13 am

Identity of Woman Killed at Burning Man Released

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Victim died after being hit by a bus carrying festival-goers arrount Black Rock Desert.

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Burning Man Weather: Rain and Muck, Followed by Sun and Rave

August 26, 2014 | 9:40 am

Burning Man Weather: Rain and Muck, Followed by Sun and Rave

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Playa at Black Rock City is drying out after rain that forced a temporary closure of roads to the site.

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Burning Man Gets the Wrong Kind of Smoke

August 27, 2012 | 1:29 pm

Burning Man Gets the Wrong Kind of Smoke

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Wildfires are giving a new meaning to the name Burning Man as smoke from the Rush Fire near Ravendale, Calif. clouds the event that launched on Monday. Megan Miller, a spokesperson from the annual festival of alternative culture, had this to report: The smoke from the Rush fire in northern California is blowing over Black […]

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Burning Man To Release 10,000 Tickets to Frozen-Out Longtime Camp Members; Read the Criteria

February 16, 2012 | 11:11 am

Burning Man To Release 10,000 Tickets to Frozen-Out Longtime Camp Members; Read the Criteria

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In November, when a mini-uproar erupted over Burning Man’s new ticket policy of using a lottery system, Andie Grace of the Burning Man organization told me: The same number of people will have access to the same number of tickets they need. A camp that has four people in it will have a pretty good […]

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January 9, 2012 | 3:21 pm

Video: ‘Oh The Places You’ll Go at Burning Man’

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Let’s face it: If you’ve never been to Burning Man, you’re probably irritated by its very existence. But am I alone in never having met anyone — literally — who’s been to the week-long art festival/happening-in-the-Nevada desert without coming back in at least a modest state of reverence? And that includes some of the snarkiest […]

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Burning Man and Burners Talk About the New Ticket Lottery; Registration Starts Monday

November 25, 2011 | 10:43 am

Burning Man and Burners Talk About the New Ticket Lottery; Registration Starts Monday

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A couple of weeks ago, Burning Man, the temporary community and arts festival that springs up each year in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, announced a change in its ticket policy. The new rules are a response to last year’s event, in which demand exceeded supply for the first time in Burning Man’s 26-year […]

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October 17, 2011 | 11:21 am

Time Lapse Video: Burning Man 2011

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Time-lapse video called “Playa Time: Dust to Dust,” posted on YouTube last week, shows in long shot the gradual assembly and disassembly of this year’s massive encampment in the desert, Aug 29 – Sep 5.

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Morning Splash: Brown Signs Part of Dream Act, Vetoes Adult Day Health Care; Debt Showdown; Stow Case; Burning Man Sold Out

July 26, 2011 | 7:47 am

Morning Splash: Brown Signs Part of Dream Act, Vetoes Adult Day Health Care; Debt Showdown; Stow Case; Burning Man Sold Out

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Brown signs private-scholarship part of Dream Act (SF Chronicle) Undocumented immigrants who attend California universities and colleges will have greater access to privately funded scholarships after Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a portion of what is known as the Dream Act. A more controversial portion of the act, to allow undocumented students […]

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April 6, 2011 | 2:34 pm

Burning Man to Move Headquarters to Mid-Market; Audio: Larry Harvey, Ed Lee

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Burning Man LLC, which puts on the 50,000-person Burning Man arts festival in the desert every year, is moving its headquarters to the mid-Market area, it was announced today. Combined with the retention of Twitter and not to mention the coming opening of a Pearls’ Deluxe Burgers, could we be looking at the next Tribeca […]

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January 19, 2011 | 9:30 am

Burning Man Tickets Go On Sale 10 a.m. Today

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SFist reminds us that starting at 10 a.m. today, tickets for Burning Man, the happening in the Nevada desert that is extremely popular in the Bay Area, go on sale. Buy tickets online, and check out info plus an FAQ on doing so before you do. The Burning Man Project What is Burning Man?

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