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Three Movies to Remember Anton Yelchin’s Talent By, One Year LaterQ.Logo.Break

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:00:24 +0000

It’s such a cliché of popular movie criticism, but Yelchin really was the best thing in almost any film he appeared in.

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Going to Napa? Take a Break From Wine and Check Out This Mill

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:39:12 +0000

It's easy to miss the Bale Grist Mill.

Its nondescript sign off Highway 29 blends in among the dozens of wineries and vineyards that fill the Napa Valley.

“This was here for a very long time, and it sort of became part of the wallpaper,” said Steve Harle. “It's something that people more

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33 Years After Her Death, Eccentric Opera Singer’s Garden Still Grows

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:17:18 +0000

Like many, Madame Ganna Walska came to California in search of spiritual enlightenment.

Walska was a Polish opera diva. She toured Europe and the United States, collecting numerous husbands along the way. In 1941, encouraged by her sixth and final spouse (who was also her yoga guru), she purchased a 37-acre more

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Are These the Best Donuts in Southern California?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:08:03 +0000

Gotham City may have Batman. Metropolis may have Superman. But Glendora has the Donut Man.

“I am the Donut Man,” says Jim Nakano. “Everyone calls me that wherever I go now. They don't know me as Jim anymore. Even my good friends a lot of times say, ‘oh, he's the Donut more

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Revelry and Resistance at S.F. Pride

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:43:04 +0000

It's Pride weekend in San Francisco. Get ready for a lot of rainbows and resistance on Saturday and Sunday. The theme this year is “A Celebration of Diversity.”

“We should serve one another not because of our common humanity but rather for our distinctiveness,” said Amy Sueyoshi, more

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With International Culinary Influences, Chef Lee Davidson Takes The Mindful Path

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:40:08 +0000

Chef Lee Davidson (center) instructs Peter Levitt, executive chef and co-owner of Saul's Deli and Wendy Goodfriend, senior interactive producer and experience architect at KQED, in fatayer-making at a recent Illuminoshi event at Ba-Bite in Oakland. (Lydia Daniller)

At a recent Illuminoshi event in Oakland, Chef Lee Davidson instructed people more

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‘Time for Sushi’ is the Craziest Naked-Guy ‘Late for Meeting’ YouTube Short Yet

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:01:24 +0000

Chances are you remember seeing a wonderfully bizarre YouTube video going around five years ago called ‘Going to the Store,' in which a floppy nude body that looks like a mannequin made out of Silly Putty, well, goes to the store. Two years later, it was followed by more

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In ‘Maudie,’ The Story of a Folk Artist’s Humble Life and LoveQ.Logo.Break

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:00:34 +0000

Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke start in director Aisling Walsh's portrait of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis, whose optimistic paintings belie a life of physical pain.

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Peter Tosh’s Son Beaten Into Coma in New Jersey Jail

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:59:43 +0000

While serving a six-month sentence for cannabis possession, musician Jawara McIntosh was brutally beaten and rendered comatose. His family is looking for answers — and filing a civil rights lawsuit.

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Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts Unveils Restored Mural

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:30:46 +0000

Historic mural" Spirit of the Arts" re-opens with a celebration of the Mission’s Latino cultural history

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Welcome to Nancy’s Airport Cafe, Where Regulars Fly in for Pie

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:12:01 +0000

Between Sacramento and Redding, Highway 5 cuts through the middle of rice country. Right next to rice fields outside the town of Willows, there's a restaurant popular with travelers, farmers, truckers.

And pilots.

Before I even step inside Nancy's Airport Cafe, I see Marty Blaker walk out of the restaurant, through a more

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‘Beatriz At Dinner’ Skewers A House Full Of Well-Off Guests

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:00:57 +0000

Director Miguel Arteta and screenwriter Mike White collaborate on a film featuring Salma Hayek as a healer who finds herself at a very uncomfortable meal.

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Spokesman: Cosby Plans Tour to Educate Youth on Misbehavior

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:01:55 +0000

Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate youth about their misbehavior

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