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Ouch: San Francisco Rated No.1 Snobbiest City in America

July 2, 2013 | 5:00 pm

Ouch: San Francisco Rated No.1 Snobbiest City in America

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San Francisco has topped yet another list, but this time it may not be a distinction that locals want. Travel + Leisure Magazine readers rated San Francisco the No.1 snobbiest city in America. In the magazine’s annual America’s Favorite Cities survey, 35 cities were ranked on measures such as fine dining, high-brow cultural activities, intelligence, coffee […]

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‘Idol’ James Durbin Coming Home for ‘Durbin Day’

May 13, 2011 | 2:31 pm

‘Idol’ James Durbin Coming Home for ‘Durbin Day’

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We just caught wind via the San Jose Mercury News that James Durbin, the American Idol contestant who was voted out of the competition this week, will indeed perform to a hometown crowd in Santa Cruz this Saturday evening as originally planned. It’s all part of what’s being called: Durbin Day. A day after he […]

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Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Off ‘American Idol’

May 12, 2011 | 6:58 pm

Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Off ‘American Idol’

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[Update, Friday 3 p.m.: James Durbin will appear Saturday at a hometown celebration at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. ] Here’s a shocker, and a distinct bummer, if you’re a fan of Santa Cruz’s own James Durbin: He was voted off “American Idol” this evening. The show is not even airing yet in the Pacific […]

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‘A Different American Idol’

May 12, 2011 | 3:50 pm

‘A Different American Idol’

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Update: James Durbin was voted off ‘Idol’ tonight. The result was in well before the show went on the air here on the West Coast. More on the vote: Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Voted Off ‘American Idol.’ A local favorite could make it to the American Idol finals tonight. 22-year-old James Durbin has inspired fans […]

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