Latest The Castro, San Francisco, California Stories

2008-10-06 18:00:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween is for everyone. This year, the second annual "Home for Halloween" campaign is spreading the word through a broad public awareness campaign, including an online video contest at http://www.homeforhalloween.com/. The website is part of a multi-layered media effort to discourage individuals who live outside of the San Francisco from coming into the Castro neighborhood the night of Halloween -- Friday, October 31, 2008 -- while encouraging San...

2008-06-18 09:00:42

By Randy Myers, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jun. 18--A Concord man emotionally recounts how he felt when his son became his daughter. A former Albany woman digs through numerous photos and letters while trying to figure out if her great-grandmother had a lesbian lover. A Hayward teen passionately speaks in verse about race, politics and other hot-button topics in lively spoken-word competitions. These three will share their remarkable stories in films shown at...

2006-08-03 00:48:49

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Nearly three days after Cuba's historic handover of power, neither ailing President Fidel Castro nor his brother Raul, to whom he temporarily ceded control, has been seen by an anxious Cuban public. Close aide Ricardo Alarcon told a U.S. radio program on Wednesday that Castro, who had had a stomach operation, was "very alert" and resting after giving up power on the communist-ruled island for the first time in 47 years. No photographs or...

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  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
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