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San Francisco Giants Join Major League Baseball To Battle Breast Cancer

For the San Francisco Giants and all other Major League Baseball teams, Sunday will be about more than Mother’s Day. In addition to celebrating mom’s presence in our lives, fans … Continue reading

May 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Giants & Until There’s A Cure Foundation Strive To Make Faces of AIDS Patients Visible

The San Francisco Giants were the first professional sports team to host a game dedicated to AIDS/HIV awareness. A quarter century later, the Giants continue to forge a path toward … Continue reading

May 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Blues Philosopher Brownie McGhee

I met Walter Brown “Brownie” McGhee in Oakland, California in the mid 1980s. I was a college student at the time, attending San Francisco State University, studying journalism and creative … Continue reading

February 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dave Eggers Launches New Book With Bay Area Tour

Best-selling writer Dave Eggers (The Circle; A Hologram For The King), and founder of the San Francisco independent publishing house McSweeney’s, kicks off the publication of his latest book, The Monk Of … Continue reading

January 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

San Francisco Giants Team With Airbnb To Combat Family Homelessness

In June I published a column spotlighting the “Heading Home Campaign” – a collaborative effort between the San Francisco Giants, Hamilton Families and Airbnb aimed at bringing shelter to the hundreds … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

San Francisco Giants Strive To Illuminate the Many Faces of Homelessness

Homelessness wears many faces. Teenagers and 20-somethings fighting drug addiction. Middle-aged people in the throes of alcoholism. And families comprised of young parents with children unable to buy food, pay … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

South Beach Cafe

SOUTH BEACH CAFE. 800 The Embarcadero, San Francisco. Open Daily. Out near Pac Bell Park on the Embarcadero, South Beach Cafe is one of the forgotten jewels in the crown of the … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

San Francisco Giants Continue Fight To Eradicate Skin Cancer

On June 8th, the San Francisco Giants will join forces with the rest of Major League Baseball to raise awareness of skin cancer via the Play Sun Smart Initiative. Play Sun … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

City Lights Turns 60!

City Lights, located at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Broadway in San Francisco’s famed North Beach district, is a seminal bookstore. Founded in 1953 via a partnership between poet … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · 1 Comment
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