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San Francisco Bidding for 2024 Summer Olympics

Dec 17, 2014
San Francisco Bidding for 2024 Summer Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP)- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Games and says whichever city is chosen will be a “very strong” contender. The U.S. Olympic Committee board voted Tuesday in favor of a bid, but must still decide which city to put forward among...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Strawberry Festival: No “circumstances presented” to return to Mather, at least for now

Strawberry Festival: No “circumstances presented” to return to Mather, at least for now

“With the announcement of the Spring 2015 Festival at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, many of you are wondering if and when we will return to Camp Mather,” the Strawberry Music Festival organizers said on Thursday. “At this point, we cannot say if this exodus, from our festival home of over 30 years, is temporary or...

Cavegrrl
The Hot Chocolate 5 and 15K Warms Up San Francisco on January 11th, 2015

Dec 10, 2014
The Hot Chocolate 5 and 15K Warms Up San Francisco on January 11th, 2015

How will you be making a start to the new year? I’ll be heading to San Francisco to take part in RAM Racing’s Hot Chocolate 5K & 15K on Sunday, January 11th, 2015. Join me and make 2015 the year you achieve your fitness and health goals! America’s Sweetest Race, the Hot Chocolate 5K...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Manila Clam Chowder

Makes 6-8 servings. Ingredients (chowder) 1/2 pound high quality bacon, sliced 1/2 small stalk celery, thinly sliced 2 large leek, white part only, thinly sliced on the diagonal 1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced 3 sprigs fresh thyme 2 Tbsp. butter 8-10 medium-size Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-size cubes 6 pounds small, raw Hog Island® Manila clams in the...

Sweet Baked Life
Cable Car Cocktail

Nov 26, 2014
Cable Car Cocktail

During this thankful this season — I raise a glass of this sensational Cable Car Cocktail and toast all of you! Hopefully, as the unique flavor combination of rum, orange and cinnamon slides over your taste buds, warm and wonderful memories will fill your … Continue reading

Sweet Baked Life
Cable Car Cocktail

Nov 26, 2014
Cable Car Cocktail

During this thankful this season — I raise a glass of this sensational Cable Car Cocktail and toast all of you! Hopefully, as the unique flavor combination of rum, orange and cinnamon slides over your taste buds, warm and wonderful memories will fill your … Continue reading

FOX40
Window Washer Falls 10 Stories, Lands on Moving Car and is Alive

Nov 21, 2014
Window Washer Falls 10 Stories, Lands on Moving Car and is Alive

SAN FRANCISCO (CNN)- One witness thought she came upon a lifeless body during her routine walk in San Francisco — but firefighters say the man who was lying in the middle of the street survived a fall as high as 10 stories. The man, whose name was not released, is a window washer who...

The Girl With Moxie
TCHO Chocolate Rocks My World

Several years ago I found out about TCHO Chocolate, which is made in the Bay area. They started out with a factory on Pier 17 in San Francisco, but recently relocated to Berkeley. On my 40th birthday I  visited their … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Vanguard Analysis: Jeff Adachi Discusses Whether Prop 47 Ends Mass Incarceration

Nov 11, 2014
Vanguard Analysis: Jeff Adachi Discusses Whether Prop 47 Ends Mass Incarceration

Last week voters overwhelmingly approved Prop 47 which reduces drug and petty theft crimes to misdemeanors. On Monday, the Vanguard noted the impact of Prop 47 on the Yolo County DA’s practice of charging small petty thefts as felonies no matter how small if they can justify it based on past record. Milena Black,...

The Girl With Moxie
Musical Interlude: Journey

I just got back from a fan-freakin-tastic weekend in San Francisco – otherwise referred to as The City by NorCal folks. It’s never San Fran or Frisco. SF or The City is fine, bold and italics are optional. While I continue … Continue reading

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