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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 12:54:03 -0800 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 17:34:55 -0800 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 14:18:23 -0800 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 13:39:48 -0800 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 19:46:27 -0800 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 11:35:40 -0800 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 07:00:12 -0800 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 05:52:48 -0800 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 10:50:41 -0800 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 16:13:13 -0800 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 18:20:42 -0800 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 16:30:10 -0800 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 17:51:16 -0800 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 16:57:27 -0800 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 16:03:46 -0800 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 12:25:01 -0800 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 17:57:17 -0800 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 14:59:08 -0800 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 13:43:46 -0800 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 13:01:45 -0800 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 06:44:35 -0800 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 20:23:07 -0800 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 18:17:06 -0800 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 17:38:54 -0800 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 17:47:32 -0800 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 12:35:32 -0800 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.]]>
<![CDATA[Grateful Dead Series Heads to Amazon]]> Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:40:35 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/188*120/wikimedia_Jerry_Garcia.jpg
A biopic series inspired by the Grateful Dead is being developed for Amazon.]]>
<![CDATA['Star Wars' Inspires Bay Area Musicians]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:48:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/starwars55df5d97c8780.jpg
Bay Area musicians have been making references to 'Star Wars' for years.

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<![CDATA[Margaret Cho to Star in Marijuana Family Dramedy]]> Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:05:24 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/chotayMargaretCho-054.jpg
Comedian, actress, singer and San Francisco native Margaret Cho will star in a dramedy about marijuana that's intended for family audiences.

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<![CDATA[Chess Federation Benefits From Wu-Tang Album Auction]]> Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:11:41 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-120822891.jpg
Wu-Tang leader RZA said he’d give some of the proceeds to charity. He came through. Among those getting money from the sale is the Bay Area’s Hip-Hop Chess Federation. HHCF blends rap and chess to help kids make...

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<![CDATA[Oakland Singer Gets Grammy Nomination]]> Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:05:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Kehlani.jpg
Kehlani, a 20-year-old singer from Oakland signed to Atlantic Records, has been nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album at the 2016 Grammy Awards.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Cooking School Hosts Bakery Day]]> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 17:48:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/sfcooking1.jpg
Pastry students at San Francisco Cooking School create a final Bakery Day project before heading to various externships.

Photo Credit: Tamara Palmer]]>
<![CDATA[Pharrell, DMB Plan Super Bowl 50 Concerts]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 17:10:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Dave+Matthews+Band+Sleep+Train+9.5.14+%2830%29.jpg
Dave Matthews Band and Pharrell Williams have announced Super Bowl week concerts at Pier 70 in San Francisco.

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<![CDATA[Scott Weiland Dead at 48]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:55:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_233605965072.jpg
Scott Weiland, best known as the frontman of the '90s alt-rock group Stone Temple Pilots, died in his sleep on Thursday in Minnesota, his manager confirmed with NBC News. He was 48. The singer was found...

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<![CDATA[SF's Magnolia Brewing Co. Files for Bankruptcy]]> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:04:19 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/magnoliabrewing.jpg
Magnolia Brewing Company of San Francisco has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but plans to keep its three businesses open.

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<![CDATA[Janis Joplin's Porsche Could Sell for $500,000]]> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:03:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_795498443796.jpg
Janis Joplin's psychedelic 1964 Porsche will be sold by Sotheby's on Thursday for an expected price of around $500,000.

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<![CDATA[SF Ballet Orchestra Scores 3 Grammy Nominations]]> Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:42:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sanfranciscoballetorchestra.jpg
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra has received three Grammy nominations for playing on the recording of the musical "Ask Your Mama."

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<![CDATA[Coldplay Announced as Super Bowl 50 Halftime Headliner]]> Mon, 07 Dec 2015 08:31:59 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/217*120/coldplay-generic.jpg
Coldplay will headline the Super Bowl 50 halftime show at Levi's Stadium.

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<![CDATA[Blackalicious Remixes 'Alphabet Aerobics' for Bleacher Report]]> Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19:27:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sportsalphabet.jpg
"Alphabet Aerobics," a tongue-twisting song that the Bay Area's own Blackalicious released in 1999, was given new life last year when Daniel Radcliffe, the British actor best known for playing Harry Potter...

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<![CDATA[Former Child Star Works at East Bay Mall]]> Wed, 02 Dec 2015 19:53:03 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Steven-Anthony-Lawrence.jpg
For Even Stevens fans in the East Bay Area, Christmas just got a little merrier. Steven Anthony Lawrence, who played Shia LaBeouf’s bacon-loving neighbor Beans in the hit Disney Channel TV show, has recently...

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<![CDATA[George Lucas Hasn't Been Online Since 2000]]> Wed, 02 Dec 2015 16:19:13 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/george-lucas-r2d21.jpg
George Lucas revealed in an interview that he hasn't used the Internet since the year 2000.

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<![CDATA[Claremont Hotel Lures Michelin-Starred Chef to Open Restaurant]]> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 11:45:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/dominquecrenn.jpg
Michelin-starred chef Dominique Crenn will open a French brasserie inside Berkeley's renovated Claremont Hotel.]]>
<![CDATA[Super Bowl 50: Coldplay Mentioned as Possible Halftime Act]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:16:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/217*120/coldplay-generic.jpg
A British tabloid newspaper is speculating that Coldplay is in the running to be named a halftime headliner for Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. The Sun reported that the band is in talks to lead...

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<![CDATA[San Francisco, San Jose Named 'Most Pretentious' Cities]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:33:15 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/yoga_generic.jpg
A coffee maker company created a "Pretension Index" of cities and named San Francisco and San Jose as the winners.

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<![CDATA[SF Sketchfest 2016: Sally Field, Patton Oswalt Among Notables ]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:26:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Sally+Field.jpg
Actress Sally Field is among the surprising headliners planned for the 15th edition of SF Sketchfest in January.

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<![CDATA[Noise Pop Releases Initial 2016 Lineup]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:29:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vince-staples.jpg
Vince Staples, Escort, The Mountain Goats and more will appear at the annual Noise Pop music festival, which runs Feb. 19-28, 2016.]]>