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Lee Foster, Known Terroirist: A Humor Article

February 5, 2016 · 13 Comments

Lee Foster, Known Terroirist: A Humor Article

Lee Foster writes a humor article about an incident that occurred when he walked into a bank in his hometown of Berkeley, CA, also sometimes called Berserkeley.

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50 Super Travel Experiences San Francisco and the Bay Area: For Super Bowl 50 and Beyond

January 18, 2016 · Leave a Comment

50 Super Travel Experiences San Francisco and the Bay Area: For Super Bowl 50 and Beyond

What are the Super 50 Travel Experiences in San Francisco and the Bay Area for the occasional visitor or the lifetime bucketlister?

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Pier 39’s Sea Lions and Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco

January 4, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Pier 39’s Sea Lions and Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco

The sea lions of Pier 39 and the popular Aquarium of the Bay, celebrating all the Bay creatures, help make Pier 39 one of the most visited attractions in San Francisco.

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San Francisco’s Victorians: The Legacy that Survived the 1906 Quake and Fire

December 22, 2015 · Leave a Comment

San Francisco’s Victorians: The Legacy that Survived the 1906 Quake and Fire

In spite of the Great Quake and Fire of 1906, which destroyed 28,000 buildings, impressive pockets of San Francisco’s Victorian architecture survived. They can be enjoyed today, if you know where to find them. The 14,000 structures that remained were mainly west of Van Ness Avenue.

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Light Art Sculptures Proliferate in San Francisco

December 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Light Art Sculptures Proliferate in San Francisco

A relatively new art form now proliferates in San Francisco. It is called “light art,” meaning the use of light to create art sculptures, at night, with the City as the dark canvas. Light art has become a major form of artistic expression in San Francisco in recent years.

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The December Holidays/Christmas in San Francisco

December 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

The December Holidays/Christmas in San Francisco

The December Holidays/Christmas in San Francisco is a magical and festive time, and can be enjoyed with an abundance of no-cost or low-cost celebration at three main venues—Union Square, Embarcadero/Market, and Pier 39.

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Rain Allegedly Falls in California: A Tongue-in-cheek Reportage

December 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Rain Allegedly Falls in California: A Tongue-in-cheek Reportage

After four years of little or no rain, it appears to me, looking out on the deck of my condo in Berkeley today (12-3-15), in CA, USA, that heavy rain is indeed falling. It is likely that all altitudes, attitudes, and species may be affected.

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San Francisco Bay Sunset Walks in East Bay Waterfront Parks

November 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment

San Francisco Bay Sunset Walks in East Bay Waterfront Parks

The sun often sets with stunning beauty over San Francisco Bay, raising a question: where should you go to enjoy and celebrate it?

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Getting Out on San Francisco Bay: Hornblower Cruises and Other Options

November 23, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Getting Out on San Francisco Bay: Hornblower Cruises and Other Options

Getting out on San Francisco Bay in a boat of some kind, such as a Hornblower cruise, is a concept I recommend to all visitors and locals. San Francisco Bay is such an inviting body of water, especially if your boat trip takes you out beyond the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Moments in the Electronic Publishing Revolution: A Participant’s Journey

November 18, 2015 · 4 Comments

Moments in the Electronic Publishing Revolution: A Participant’s Journey

2016 will be a year of innovation in publishing, with emphasis on the growing self-publishing movement. I have been fortunate to participate in this pattern of innovation since 1980, including my 1993 “cdrom book.”

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