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Friday, Aug 1, 2014 at 01:25 PM PDT

Dionne Warwick Returns to San Jose, Named City's "Ambassador of Goodwill"

In 1968, Dionne Warwick had never been to San Jose and didn't think much of the song. In 2014, the 73-year old singer is finding her way back to the city that inspired her iconic tune, “Do You Know the Way... »

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Elephants, Giraffes, Bears Eat Fruit Roadkill

An overturned dump truck of bananas and jackfruit didn't go to waste. Animals at the Oakland Zoo ate 15,000 pounds of donated fruit, and humans at the Alameda County Food Bank received about 35,000 pounds. »

New Starbucks App Lets You Pay in Advance

New Starbucks App Lets You Pay in Advance

The uber-popular Seattle-based coffee chain has created a mobile app that will allow their customers to order and pay for their drink prior to arriving to the store »

Drag Performers Do "Sex and the City"

Drag Performers Do "Sex and the City"

U.S. State No. 49 namesake and top three “RuPaul’s Drag Race” contestant, Alaska, is saying, “Hi-eeee!” to San Francisco audiences for the next few weeks as part of the cast of “Sex and the City: Live!” »

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"The Rock" Films Movie in San Francisco

An "earthquake disaster flick" -- our favorite genre -- is filming on the streets of San Francisco this week, with none other than Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson playing the leading man. »

Jerry Garcia's SF Homes to be Honored With Plaques

Jerry Garcia's SF Homes to be Honored With Plaques

Excelsior District homes once lived in by Jerry Garcia to be identified and honored by San Francisco. »

Michelle Obama Style Guide

Michelle Obama Style Guide

The first lady proves she's first in fashion. »

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Hollywood in SF: The Rock Films "San Andreas" at AT&T Park

San Francisco got a little piece of Hollywood Monday when Dwayne Johnson aka "The Rock' showed up at AT&T Park to film an earthquake scene for his latest film "San Andreas." »

Hershey Raising Prices on Candy as Costs Rise

Hershey Raising Prices on Candy as Costs Rise

Candy maker Hershey Co. says its 2014 profit will be around the low end of its earlier forecast, and it is raising prices as costs rise. The company said Tuesday that prices for ingredients such as cocoa, dairy... »

Go Gong-Wild in Berkeley's "Hack the Bells" Competition

Go Gong-Wild in Berkeley's "Hack the Bells" Competition

The sounds of Sather Tower are the focal point of "Hack the Bells," an audio remixing competition. »

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