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2015-02-11 16:25:34

Ukulele enthusiasts and players to help kick-off centennial celebration of the 1915 World's Fair with fun-filled Uke-A-thon where the 'Uke' craze began 100 years ago SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2014-12-03 20:22:00

Cultural, civic and business organizations come together to commemorate PPIE's historical significance and celebrate innovation of "Then, Now and Tomorrow" SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.

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.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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