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By Barbara Koh

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    • Easter in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A guide to Easter activities in San Francisco in 2014, including egg hunts, Easter Bunny photo opportunities, egg decorating and parades.
    • Earth Day in San Francisco Created: Tuesday, April 05, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A guide to Earth Day activities in San Francisco & the Bay Area, including volunteer clean-up projects, eco fashion shows and environment-themed fun for kids.
    • Easter Brunch in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      For Easter, dozens of Bay Area restaurants offer special brunches and dinners, while San Francisco's top hotels present elaborate and sumptuous brunch buffets, often with live music, the Easter Bunny and activities for kids.
    • Passover Seders in the San Francisco Bay Area Created: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      If you’re not celebrating Passover at someone's home, there are many communal Passover seders in the San Francisco Bay Area that welcome all. Some SF restaurants offer Passover week specials, too.
    • Sunday Streets of San Francisco Created: Wednesday, April 06, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      San Francisco's Sunday Streets program closes off streets to car traffic in various neighborhoods and offers free activities, entertainment and services to pedestrians, bicyclists and skaters.
    • San Francisco Giants' 2014 Season - Special Spring Events Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      The San Francisco Giants' 2014 season starts with a home opener April 8 and includes games with activities and giveaways. Here are some of the special events in the Giants' spring schedule.
    • San Francisco Ballet's 2014 Season - Giselle, Cinderella, World Premieres Created: Thursday, January 23, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      San Francisco Ballet’s 2014 season, from late January until mid-May, includes Giselle, Cinderella and several world premieres.
    • San Francisco April Events Calendar Created: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      April 2014 in the San Francisco Bay Area is a whirlwind of activity. Check this events calendar for film and arts festivals, street fairs and more.
    • March Events in San Francisco Created: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      Your guide to special events and annual festivals in March 2014 in San Francisco and the Bay Area--including celebrations of Mardi Gras, a capella, Persian New Year, schoolkids' art, puppets, Women's History Month, floral art and Asian films.
    • Google Glass Banned & Welcomed in San Francisco Bars Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Several San Francisco bars ban Google Glass, the smart eyewear that can take photos and video. The ban is the latest sign of the tech backlash in the city.
    • Free Museums, Free Museum Days & Free Museum Admission in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014
      Find out how to visit nearly all San Francisco museums for free. This comprehensive guide covers the free admission offers at Bay Area museums--including museums that are always free, that are free on designated days, and that have other deals for free admission.
    • Concerts, Bay Area Films Close CAAMFest 2014 Created: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014
      CAAMFest 2014, the US' biggest Asian American film festival, closes with concerts, Bay Area films, and a profile of a Filipino pivotal to the United Farm Workers in the '60s.
    • San Francisco Restaurants & Chefs in 2014 James Beard Award Finals Created: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      State Bird Provisions, Coqueta, Manresa and Tartine are among the San Francisco Bay Area finalists for the 2014 James Beard Awards.
    • CAAMFest: Former SF Asian American Film Festival Offers Films, Food, Music Created: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
      Dozens of films from 20 countries are screened during CAAMFest (formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival), March 13-23, 2014.
    • Celebrate Pi Day in Its San Francisco Birthplace Created: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
      Celebrate Pi Day, March 14, in its San Francisco hometown. Party at the Exploratorium and join a math contest in honor of the infinite number that begins as 3.1415.
    • St. Patrick's Day in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
      A guide to St. Patrick's Day and Irish-themed events in the San Francisco Bay Area in March 2014, including SF's annual parade, block parties and Irish concerts and a celebration in Dublin, CA.
    • Magical Cinderella by San Francisco Ballet Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      San Francisco Ballet's "Cinderella" features dazzling staging by Broadway designers. Sold out in 2013, the ballet is being reprised in March 2014.
    • San Francisco's Rising Income Inequality Created: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014
      San Francisco has the second-largest and fastest-growing income inequality in the U.S., a 2014 Brookings Institution study says.
    • San Francisco Events Calendar - February Activities in San Francisco Created: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
      February 2014 in San Francisco offers indie films and music, comedy, lots of beer and fun fundraisers--and that's not even counting Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day events.
    • San Francisco & California - New Laws in 2014 Created: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014
      Higher minimum wages and rules covering driving, chefs, caregivers, abortions and guns are among the new laws in San Francisco and California in 2014.
    • Georgia O’Keeffe at San Francisco's de Young Created: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014
      Georgia O'Keeffe's early works from Lake George, NY, done before the painter moved to New Mexico, are in an exhibit at San Francisco's de Young museum.
    • Best Chocolate in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014
      San Francisco is a chocoholic's dream. Here's a guide to the city's best chocolate, created by local chocolate manufacturers and chocolatiers.
    • Valentine's Day Gifts from San Francisco Created: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
      For Valentine's Day, don't settle for buying your sweethearts mass-produced gifts from national chains. Creative San Francisco has lots of original options for chocolate, sweet treats and non-edible items, all made in the Bay Area.
    • Valentine’s Day, Romantic and Special Occasion Restaurants in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
      A guide to romantic and special-occasion restaurants in San Francisco, perfect for celebrating Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and other momentous events.
    • Valentine's Day in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
      A guide to 2014 Valentine's Day events in San Francisco, including shows, comedy, parties, a mass pillow fight and other things to do on and around February 14.
    • Chinese New Year Festivities in San Francisco & the Bay Area Created: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014
      Lunar New Year celebrations in the San Francisco Bay Area start in late January and culminate in the Feb. 15, 2014 Chinatown Chinese New Year Parade.
    • Good Food Awards Bring the Country's Great Food to San Francisco Created: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
      The San-Francisco-based annual Good Food Awards honor delicious, sustainably produced foods from across the U.S. The 2014 winners include 30 from the Bay Area & Northern California.
    • Good Food & Dining in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
      January is no time for San Franciscans to diet. Great food and dining opportunities beckon, including Dine About Town and the annual Good Food Awards gala and marketplace.
    • The Scoop - The Best Ice Cream in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
      San Francisco is dotted with specialty shops scooping up fresh, smooth, house-made ice cream in classic, exotic, innovative and sometimes downright odd flavors.
    • New, Big & Bold: David Hockney Exhibit at San Francisco’s de Young Created: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
      British artist David Hockney is an experimental workaholic whose creations include charcoal landscapes, iPad drawings and multi-screen videos. About 400 of them are on view at San Francisco's de Young.
    • The San Francisco Edwardian Ball and World's Faire Created: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014
      Unlike any other party in San Francisco, the annual Edwardian Ball and World's Faire has attendees in creatively eccentric costumes ballroom dancing, enjoying cabaret and burlesque acts, and celebrating author Edward Gorey and the Edwardian era.
    • January Events in San Francisco Created: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014
      The holidays are over, but San Francisco in January still has many opportunities to eat, drink, dress up and be merry.

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