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Brendan Hines

Home page of Brendan Hines, an alternative, americana, folk, indie, rock, songwriter artist from Los Angeles. Singer/Songwriter and actor Brendan …

Golden Gate Park

This article is about the San Francisco city park. For the regional attraction managed by the National Park Service, see Golden Gate National …

Paul Allen Says He's Discovered Wreck of Japan's WWII Battleship Musashi

TOKYO -- Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team announced Wednesday they have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago. The apparent discovery of the Musashi, one of the largest …

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Great Cruffin Caper: S.F. bakery sees its recipes swiped

Call it the Great Cruffin Caper. Or the Case of the Ripped-Off Ratios.<p>The 3-month-old Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco regularly draws 50-foot lines of customers waiting for its croissants, doughnuts and “cruffins,” or croissant-muffin hybrids. Now the Tenderloin bakery is wondering: Has it …

San Francisco Animal Control rescues guinea pigs from Dolores Park

A herd of guinea pigs discarded at Dolores Park is now safe in the hands of San Francisco Animal Care & Control.<p>The four guinea pigs are likely a mother and her three babies, according to Animal Control spokesperson Deb Campbell. The half-pound rodents are all white and light brown in color.<p>The …

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American remains missing in Vietnam after arrest during protest<p>Mexico fans trigger earthquake sensors with World Cup celebrations<p>Deadly earthquake …

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The Oscars: Red Carpet In Pictures

Free Things to Do in San Francisco

Ever since Levi Strauss opened for business here during the gold rush, San Francisco—with its cable cars, coffeehouses, and counterculture—has been on the cutting edge of cool. From bustling Chinatown to bohemian Haight-Ashbury, the City by the Bay has long been known for its openness and …

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Massive clouds erupted into Mars’ atmosphere and no one knows why

Enormous cloud-like plumes reaching 260 km above the surface of Mars have left scientists baffled. This is way beyond Mars’ normal weather, reaching into the exosphere where the atmosphere merges with interplanetary space. None of the conventional explanations for such clouds make sense—neither …

“Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Celebration” red carpet

Check out the comedians, “Saturday Night Live” alums and celebs as they hit the red carpet for a special show honoring 40 years of “Live from New York!”

Giants, 49ers square off at Pebble Beach

The PGA tour is at Pebble Beach this week and the tournament kicked off on Tuesday with the fifth-annual Chevron Shootout. It was Giants players …

Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)

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Coming in 2015: 10 exciting bike infrastructure projects on the way to the Bay Area this year

Around San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area, 2015 will be an exciting one for bicycling. A number of bike infrastructure projects long proposed, debated, and promised will finally see the light of day. Here are ten projects that should be at least under construction by the end of this year, …

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Driving one of the world's most remote highways

Originally a northern segment of the Silk Road trading route, the Pamir Highway has been in use for almost 2,000 years. But few travellers make it there today.

Adventure: California's Lost Coast

Way up at the top of Northern California is a little piece of wilderness called The Lost Coast. It's too rugged to build on, meaning it's the last …

Man Walks 2,886 Miles, Documents Whole Journey in Self-Portrait Time-Lapse

This is, as they say, an oldie but goodie. Put together all the way back in 2009, this self-portrait time-lapse chronicles one man’s journey walking …

China Needs Millions of Brides ASAP

In the villages outside of Handan, China, a bachelor looking to marry a local girl needs to have as much as $64,000 -- the price tag for a suitable …

Protesters march in Macau during Xi's visit

Dozens of protesters marched through Macau's historic centre as Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his two-day visit to mark the 15th anniversary of the handover from Portugal.<p>Xi warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as activists in both …

Port of Oakland delays: 'Absolute madness’ threatens business

Gabriel Suarez gets plenty of downtime at work. Too much, in fact.<p>He had already spent three hours waiting in his truck outside the Port of Oakland when I caught up with him this week.<p>“Usually it takes five or six hours. Yesterday, it took 16 hours. One load,” said Suarez, 52, who drives to the …

Bay Area storm pounds region: Rain, wind, outages pack punch

Pounding rain and howling winds hammered Northern California on Thursday, toppling trees, flooding roadways, damaging property and cutting power to more than a quarter million homes and businesses.<p>The biggest storm to hit the drought-ravaged state in years inundated roads and highways all over the …

Come, superstorm, and wash away our precious pain

Behold, the first real “dent” in California’s epic drought! The first dramatic equipoise to the brutal, drought-amplifying effects global warming has had on the state’s God-given, human-destroyed water allotment, all by way of a single, epic “superstorm” – which, if I’m not mistaken, is just like a …

Kate Middleton and Prince William Visit New York and Washington

Torture Report Reveals CIA's 'Brutal' Interrogation Tactics

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released an exhaustive and explosive report today on the CIA’s interrogation practices, saying the agency …

Former X Factor winner Shayne Ward confirms new album for 2015

<b>Good news Shayne Ward fans, this is not a drill, a new album is finally on the way.</b><p>The 29-year-old has joined forces with hit-maker Mike Stock, who …

Take a walk on the 'Wild' side like Reese Witherspoon: America's best hiking trails

In the upcoming film “Wild,” Reese Witherspoon straps on hiking boots to portray Cheryl Strayed, a woman who traversed over 1,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail to find herself. It’s a break from the rom-com darling’s characteristic roles but, according to hiking experts, getting back to nature …

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