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Victory!

November 2, 2010 by

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I was one of the lucky ones who got to see the World Series from a big screen in the Civic Center. Fifty-six years after winning our last title back when we were in New York, it has definitely been a long time coming. I think one of the sweetest moments of winning the World […]

Blue Angels Fleet Week- San Francisco 2010

October 9, 2010 by

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Fleet Week, honoring men and women in the armed services, has been a San Francisco tradition since 1981. A fleet of military ships dock in the bay for locals and tourists alike to see. The highlight of the week is always the air show by the Blue Angels, an elite U.S. Navy demonstration aerobatics squadron. […]

MTT Conducts the French Classics

October 1, 2010 by

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This post goes out especially to my friend Rebecca, who specifically requested it. I don’t pretend to be an expert in anything, especially classical music. However, I do love the San Francisco Symphony! I love everything about it: people dressing up and going out for an evening of beautiful music, the incomparable Davies Symphony Hall, […]

12 Books for $12

September 26, 2010 by

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It’s the best time of the year for San Franciscan book lovers– September means it’s time for the largest book sale on the West Coast! The 46th Annual Big Book Sale was held at Fort Mason this weekend by The Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. It’s a giant warehouse sale of books and […]

Opera at the Ball Park

September 25, 2010 by

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After all these years of wanting to go to Opera at the Ball Park and not being able to go, I finally made it last night– along with 32,000 other people! Opera at the Ball Park has become a San Francisco tradition, drawing thousands of people from all over the Bay Area. It is an […]

Sunset Over San Francisco

September 22, 2010 by

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Every year, a group of us gets together to climb the iconic towers of St. Ignatius Church. It’s the heart of our campus and climbing to the top of one of the twin towers is always a highlight of the year. Saint Ignatius Church was opened in 1914 and was the largest church west of […]

A Sunny Day in San Francisco

September 7, 2010 by

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Snapshots of a city that is well-photographed but easy to take for granted. A sunny day in San Francisco is a rare and beautiful occasion for celebration. A city that is grounded in tradition but thrives on the new and exciting. It is vintage. It is hipster.  It is old school. It is indie.   […]