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2009-10-01 11:58:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate its fourth anniversary in San Francisco, supperclub Restaurant is offering visitors to the city 40% off their dinners.

2009-09-29 09:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Entering its seventh year, the 2010 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival will be bigger and better than ever as the event expands to encompass five days of ocean-inspired films on February 3-7, 2010.

2009-07-29 14:34:00

SPOKANE, Wash., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobius Science Center and Charles J.

2009-05-17 21:05:00

First-Time Participant Shatters Course Record by Eleven Seconds SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- First-time ING Bay to Breakers 12K participant Sammy Kitwara of Kenya made race history amid more than 62,000 participants, world-class athletes, weekend runners and enthusiasts of all ages.

2009-05-15 17:26:47

Organizers of the annual Bay to Breakers footrace and street party in San Francisco said they are working to keep the event fun despite strict new rules. Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, whose district contains a large portion of the race route, said Sunday's event, the 98th Bay to Breakers, will be important to the future of the race, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday. This is a pivotal year, Mirkarimi said.

2009-03-16 10:41:27

An outdoor, interactive science museum has opened along San Francisco's waterfront, offering visitors both toys and tools to explore scientific principles. The Outdoor Exploratorium at Fort Mason, a historic military post established in the 1860s, takes advantage of the natural and man-made landscape.

2009-02-11 10:45:00

ING Bay to Breakers 12K Implements New Policies to Promote Race Enjoyment and Ensure Safety of Race Participants and Cleanliness of Race Course Neighborhoods SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2008-12-19 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- What has 65,000 heads, 130,000 legs and will once again wind through the streets of San Francisco this spring? The must-see event of the year: The 98th Annual ING Bay to Breakers 12K. Early registration for the Sunday, May 17, 2009 race begins Jan.

2008-09-12 06:00:27

By Cheryl North Why would the management of New York's Carnegie Hall look all the way across the United States to San Francisco to fill the niche for its upcoming opening night gala commemorating the 90th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth? Because the Bay Area's maestro Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are arguably the best qualified in the country to do the job.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]