Bay City News

22 Feb 2021

SF Arts Commission Seeks People to Fill Advisory Committee on Monuments and Memorials

The San Francisco Arts Commission is seeking qualified candidates to participate in the Monuments and Memorials Advisory Committee, a body that will host public hearings and establish criteria and guidelines to determine the future of historic monuments in the city’s art collection. The creation of the committee of 11 to

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21 Feb 2021

Bay Area’s NASA Ames Research Center Played Major Roll in Recent Mars Landing

by Jana Kadah After launching nearly six months ago, NASA’s Perseverance Rover has finally landed on Mars on Thursday and the Bay Area’s NASA Ames Research Center played a big part in making it happen. The Perseverance Rover is the first of three missions aimed to collect Martian soil samples.

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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18 Feb 2021

Oakland Names Street After Huey Newton, Co-Founder of the Black Panthers

The street sign for Dr. Huey P. Newton Way, in honor of the late activist, was unveiled on Ninth Street near Mandela Parkway.

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15 Feb 2021

There’s a Fight Brewing Over Golden Gate Park’s Ferris Wheel

The proposed four-year extension of 150-foot SkyStar Observation Wheel in Golden Gate Park faces another hurdle Wednesday, when the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission will review the Recreation and Park Department’s request for a certificate of appropriateness. Installed last fall to honor the park’s 150th anniversary, the Ferris wheel is

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11 Feb 2021

California’s First Two Cases of South African COVID Variant Found in the Bay Area

By Eli Walsh Genomics researchers at Stanford University have confirmed California’s first two cases of the South African coronavirus variant in Alameda and Santa Clara counties, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The 501Y.V2 or B.1.351 variant is one of several recent mutations of the virus, most of which involve changes

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29 Jan 2021

D.A. Boudin Announces New Program to Connect Residents with Prosecutors

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin on Thursday said a new Community Liaisons program being launched by his office will help create dialogue and strengthen ties between city residents and prosecutors. Under the program, teams made up of District Attorney’s Office staff members will be assigned to each of the

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28 Jan 2021

BART Plans To Build a Second Transbay Tube

By Eli Walsh BART and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority unveiled a plan Wednesday to build a second transbay rail crossing and increase rail connection throughout the Bay Area and Northern California. The Link21 program will include multiple projects intended to make rail transit more accessible for residents in

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27 Jan 2021

UC Berkeley Strips Hall of Controversial Name

University of California at Berkeley officials on Tuesday stripped another hall of its name, the fourth in a year’s time. Kroeber Hall, which honored anthropologist Alfred Kroeber, was unnamed because he continues to be associated with the ideas of exclusion and erasure of Native Americans. Kroeber is remembered as the

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