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    University of San Francisco Hosts First LGBT Sports Event

    University of San Francisco Hosts First LGBT Sports Event

    By Tony Jasinski The University of San Francisco hosted an LGBT event as part of its men’s basketball program game against Pepperdine University on Saturday, January 4th.  It’s believed that…

    Sister Dana Sez: Words of Wisdumb From a Fun Nun

    Sister Dana Sez: Words of Wisdumb From a Fun Nun

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Sister Dana sez, “Sooooo, have you already broken your New Year’s resolutions? Lose weight? Stop boozing? Change your drag?? Fuhgeddabouddit! Do like Sister Dana does…

    49er Fever!

    49er Fever!

    Our hometown football heroes are in the quest – they call it the “Quest for Six” – for another Super Bowl win. The hope is to add yet another to…

    Feast on the World’s Wow Factor

    Feast on the World’s Wow Factor

    In the book Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers, Bay Area-based novelist Anne Lamott defines “Wow” as a vital prayer of wonder. This sacred three-letter word praises the sheer…

    Bromance Develops in the Heat of Una Noche

    Bromance Develops in the Heat of Una Noche

    The poignant Cuban drama Una Noche, now out on DVD, is narrated by Aris Mejias, who voices the thoughts of Lila (Anailían de la Rúa de la Torre). Lila is…

    How Can I Help You?

    How Can I Help You?

    Anyone who is in a career such as real estate is hopefully in the business because he or she wants to help people. I could probably write several columns about…

    Home Seekers Have More Buying Power in Oakland

    Home Seekers Have More Buying Power in Oakland

    As 2013 came to a close, my annual business synopsis pointed to the spring housing boom! That was when we knew the housing market was definitely back in good health.…

    Remodeling Trends for 2014

    Remodeling Trends for 2014

    Have you noticed all of the construction sites appearing around the Bay Area these days? The pent-up demand from the recession has resulted in a building boom that is projected…

    Profiles of Compassion and Courage: Scott Wiener

    Profiles of Compassion and Courage: Scott Wiener

    San Francisco supervisor Scott Wiener, who represents District 8, says, “My path in community work and political work eventually led me to run for the Board of Supervisors, which is…

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