<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - ]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/the-scene/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:07:42 -0700Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:07:42 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[St. Patrick's Day Recipes to Add Irish Flavor]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 04:40:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/stpattysfoodtoday-food-al-roker-150313-04.jpg
Celebrating St. Patrick's is the perfect excuse to throw an Irish-themed party.These food and drink recipes will help you add some authentic and modern flavor to your St. Patrick's Day festivities.

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<![CDATA[Let it Rain! Prince to Play Again in Oakland]]> Tue, 01 Mar 2016 19:11:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-498349288.jpg
After what fans and reviewers described as a killer Prince concert at the Paramont Theatre in Oakland, the popular and mysterious singer will be playing again on Friday, according to promoter Live Nation...

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<![CDATA[Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 17:11:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_258965522.jpg
Remember to set your clocks forward one hour either before you go to bed Saturday night or as soon as you wake up Sunday -- but pay attention to any of your electronic devices that might adjust themselves...

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<![CDATA[Union City Memorial for '80s Pop Star Closed to Public]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:07:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/VANITY_GettyImages-95581712.jpg
A Union City memorial service for Denise Matthews, better known as '80s pop star and Prince protegé Vanity, has been closed off to the public amidst speculation that Prince will attend.

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<![CDATA[Bowie's Co-Star in 1976 Film to Appear at the Castro]]> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:24:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/davidbowiepaley921832.jpg
David Bowie's co-star in the 1976 film "The Man Who Fell to Earth" will appear at a screening and tribute to the late icon at San Francisco's Castro Theatre.Candy Clark is scheduled to be interviewed by...

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<![CDATA[Sean Penn to Give Keynote at Cybersecurity Conference]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2016 18:14:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/penn-chapo-18.jpg
Sean Penn is apparently adding cybersecurity guru to his list of job titles.The Hollywood star and North Bay resident will give a closing keynote speech at the RSA Conference in San Francisco on March...

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<![CDATA[Prince Plays Oakland's Paramount Theatre This Weekend]]> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 22:31:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/168*120/169083254.jpg
Prince will perform his new "Piano and a Microphone" concert at Oakland's Paramount Theatre on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Neil Young Films Screen for One Night Only]]> Mon, 22 Feb 2016 19:30:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NeilYoungBrusselsLive.jpg
The Neil Young-written and directed comedy "Human Highway" and his live concert feature "Rust Never Sleeps" will screen together at 14 Bay Area movie theaters.

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<![CDATA[Iconic Daly City Restaurant Reopens Under New Ownership]]> Mon, 22 Feb 2016 17:53:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Chloe-Jackman-Photography-Original-Joes-Event-+2015-140.jpg
After a two-year absence, iconic Daly City restaurant Joe's of Westlake has reopened under new ownership.It's now called Original Joe's of Westlake and has had a total remodel under its new owners the...

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<![CDATA[Bill Graham Biopic in Development at Fox]]> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 17:24:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/9_BillGraham_60sReunion.jpg
Fox is developing a movie about the late Bay Area concert promoter Bill Graham.

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<![CDATA['Top Chef' Visits Oakland, MC Hammer]]> Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:19:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/hammerpadmatopchef.jpg
Thursday night's episode of "Top Chef" was shot in Oakland and features MC Hammer as a guest judge.

The 13th season of Bravo's cooking competition has been shot in various California locales.

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<![CDATA[Halal Guys Opening San Francisco Location]]> Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:28:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/halalguys.jpg
Manhattan's popular street food cart The Halal Guys will open in San Francisco and Berkeley.

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<![CDATA['Hunger Games' Exhibit Opens in San Francisco]]> Wed, 17 Feb 2016 16:56:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hunger-games-teaser.jpg
"The Hunger Games: The Exhibition" is open through July 31 at Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.
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<![CDATA[MC Hammer, Sheila E React to Death of Vanity]]> Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:58:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/VANITY_GettyImages-95581712.jpg
Bay Area legends MC Hammer and Sheila E are remembering with fondness their friend Denise Matthews, '80s pop star and Prince protegé Vanity, who passed away at a Fremont hospital Monday.

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<![CDATA[ Janelle Monae to Open 77th Stern Grove Festival ]]> Thu, 18 Feb 2016 13:09:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edt-AP862628482094_0.jpg
The 77th season of Stern Grove Festival, which takes place in San Francisco June 19-August 21, will open with a free show by singer Janelle Monae.Admission to the concert, which starts at 2 p.m., is free.

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<![CDATA[Report: Dr. Dre Starring in Apple's First Scripted TV Series]]> Mon, 15 Feb 2016 18:54:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_129703052779.jpg
Apple's first original scripted series will reportedly be "Vital Signs," a story loosely based on the life of Dr. Dre.

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<![CDATA[Tarantula, Native to Folsom Area, Named After Johnny Cash]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:28:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cash-and-spider.jpg
Researchers have named a species of black tarantula native to the Sierra Nevada foothills around Folsom after country music legend Johnny Cash, who dressed in black and sang "Folsom Prison Blues."

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Rappers on Forbes' 'Cash Princes' List]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:03:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/forbes-rappers-under-30.jpg
San Francisco's Lil Dicky and Oakland's G-Eazy are on the radar of editors at Forbes, who think they have a shot at earning multimillion dollar paychecks.

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<![CDATA[Adele Parody Skewers SF Mayor Ed Lee]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:24:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/candace-song.jpg
A new song and its accompanying video take San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to task for a city many view as being divided between the haves and have-nots.Candace Roberts' "Hello Ed Lee" addresses the elected...
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<![CDATA[Claremont's New Restaurant Has Michelin-Starred Chef]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:36:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Dominique-Crenn.jpg
Michelin-starred chef Dominique Crenn has opened Antoinette, a French brasserie, inside the renovated Claremont Hotel]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrities at Super Bowl 50]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 07:44:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AMBRO_GettyImages-508985750.jpg
Famous faces dotted the crowds at Super Bowl 50 as A-list celebrities flocked to see the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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<![CDATA[Curry, Warriors Hit 'Rolling Stone' Party After Big Win]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:54:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rs-party-th.jpg
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, Festus Ezeli and Leandro Barbosa were among the celebs spotted checking out performances by Travis Scott and Avicii at one of the most exclusive pre-Super Bowl 50 parties in...

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<![CDATA[Saint John Coltrane Church in Danger of Losing Home]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:34:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/johncoltrane.jpg
The lease is up on Saint John Coltrane Church in San Francisco, and a petition hopes that the West Bay Conference Center will keep the community subsidized rental rates in place so it can stay.

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<![CDATA[Local Artist's New Shirt Eulogizes a Changing SF]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:18:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/IMissSFTShirt.jpg
Artist Joshua Bruner's new "I Miss SF" t-shirt for True Clothing offers up a wearable tribute to a changing San Francisco.

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<![CDATA[50 Cent Will Sign Vodka Bottles at San Francisco BevMo]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:39:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/166*120/50cent4.jpg
50 Cent will appear at a San Francisco BevMo on Saturday to sign bottles of his Effen Vodka.
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<![CDATA['Making a Murderer' Creators to Appear at Bay Area JCC]]> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:46:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/504851244.jpg
"Making a Murderer" creators Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos will appear at SF's Jewish Community Center on Feb. 28.

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<![CDATA[Bill Graham Retrospective Heads to Jewish Museum]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:35:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/9_BillGraham_60sReunion.jpg
The Contemporary Jewish Museum will mount a comprehensive retrospective of late Bay Area concert promoter Bill Graham in March.

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<![CDATA[In Town for Super Bowl, Snoop Dogg's Concert Gear Stolen in SF]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP279735288232.jpg
Equipment said to be used for Snoop Dogg's live shows and DJ appearances was reportedly stolen from a vehicle in San Francisco.Luggage, laptops and music-related gear were stolen through the smashed window of...

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<![CDATA[Paul Kantner, Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder, Dies at 74]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 06:52:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/507240924-jefferson-airplane-paul-kantner.jpg
Paul Kantner, founding member of legendary San Francisco rock band the Jefferson Airplane, died Thursday at the age of 74.Kantner died of multiple organ failure after suffering a heart attack earlier...

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<![CDATA[Southern Fast-Food Chain Sends Sweet Tea to Santa Clara]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:50:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/bojanglestea.jpg
Southern fast food chain Bojangles is driving its Teamobile to Santa Clara to serve sweet tea to the Panther Nation.

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<![CDATA[Pussy Riot Plans Speaking Engagement in SF]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:13:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/204*120/pussy-riot-in-conversation-with-zarina-zabrisky-tickets_02-11-16_17_5669cd39b40f5.jpg
Members of Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot will appear in the Bay Area for a talk at The Warfield in San Francisco next month.The Moscow-based female collective drew international headlines in...

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<![CDATA[SF Comedy Club Books All-Female Lineup for Month of March]]> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:20:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MsPatComedy.jpg
Female comics and female comics only will hold court on one prominent San Francisco stage for an entire month.The Punch Line comedy club is hosting Women in Comedy Month in March with 14 different shows...

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<![CDATA[David Bowie Tributes Take Shape in SF]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:30:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/David-Bowie.jpg
David Bowie will be remembered lovingly at various San Francisco events and club nights this week.

Bowie passed away on Sunday at age 69 from cancer, his family announced in a statement.

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<![CDATA[Three Babes Bakeshop to Host 'Pie Bowl' ]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 18:51:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/threebabesbakeshop.jpg
SF's Three Babes Bakeshop will pit two special pies creates for the Panthers and the Broncos against each other on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Black Bark BBQ Opens in Fillmore Jazz Preservation District]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:57:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/blackbarkbbq2.jpg
Black Bark BBQ debuts Wednesday from the owners of the popular 1300 on Fillmore restaurant.

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<![CDATA[Alicia Keys to Play Free Show on Super Bowl Eve]]> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:03:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MusicalGuest_AliciaKeys.jpg
Alicia Keys will headline a free day of music and performing arts at Super Bowl City on San Francisco's waterfront.

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<![CDATA[Stanford Band Prepared for Rose Parade]]> Wed, 30 Dec 2015 13:25:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/stanford-band-vargas.jpg
The Stanford University Marching Band is in Pasadena practicing for the 2016 Rose Parade. Known for being weird, wacky, and unpredictable, the Stanford band plans to switch things up during the performance.

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<![CDATA[New Restaurant From Manresa Chef/Owner Opens Next Month]]> Tue, 29 Dec 2015 18:57:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/204*120/davidkinchbywater.jpg
Manresa chef/owner David Kinch will open casual New Orleans inspired eatery The Bywater in Los Gatos on Jan. 12.

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<![CDATA[Mountain View Couple Collects Dozens of Puppets ]]> Tue, 29 Dec 2015 15:59:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/Family+Affair.JPG
A Mountain View couple has collected over 50 puppets since the 1980s. They consider each puppet as part of the family

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<![CDATA[Tom Hanks Fondly Remembers Ken Stabler in Letter]]> Mon, 28 Dec 2015 14:43:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hanks-stabler.jpg
Tom Hanks sent a sweet thank you letter to the daughter of late Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler after she sent him some memorabilia.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area New Year's Eve Party & Transportation Guide]]> Sun, 27 Dec 2015 14:01:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/123113-sf-fireworks-live-stream.jpg
Need help figuring out what to do on New Year’s Eve? Tired of hosting parties and then being left with the clean up? Fret not, there are plenty of events in the Bay Area – from kid-friendly to more mature...
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<![CDATA[Fieri Wants Out of Johnny Garlic's Restaurant Chain]]> Mon, 28 Dec 2015 07:44:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/guyfierivegas.jpg
Famed restaurateur Guy Fieri has landed himself in hot water. The celebrity chef, who rose to fame after starring in numerous Food Network TV shows, is being sued by his longtime business partner, Steve Gruber...

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<![CDATA[Your Pics: Christmas Full Moon Lights Up Bay Area]]> Sat, 26 Dec 2015 21:23:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/newmoon-th.jpg
For the first time since 1977, the moon was full on Christmas. Here are some of your photos of the full moon above the Bay Area on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Bob Saget to San Francisco: 'Wake Up,' 'Fuller House' Is Here]]> Thu, 17 Dec 2015 19:17:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fuller-house-netflix.jpg
Get ready Full House fans, your first look at the new Netflix spinoff is here.Bob Saget, A.K.A Danny Tanner, tweeted a teaser for Fuller House on Thursday and also announced a premiere date for the...

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<![CDATA[Stephen Curry Dines with Drake at Alameda In-N-Out]]> Thu, 17 Dec 2015 18:38:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/drake-curry-combo.jpg
Judging by the photos, Stephen Curry might be Drake's new "Right Hand" man.Curry and his wife Ayesha were spotted dining at Alameda's In-N-Out Burger along with the Canadian rapper early Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Drake Invests in SF Startup's App]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2015 18:47:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-488644638.jpg
Hip-hop star Drake has invested in Omni, a concierge and storage service app that aims to help users catalog their personal possessions.According to the startup's co-founder, it may be one of the music star's...

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Restaurants Named in Global Best List]]> Thu, 17 Dec 2015 13:35:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_chef_thomas_keller_st.jpg
Chef/restaurateur Thomas Keller and several Bay Area spots have been recognized in a list of the world's best restaurants.]]>