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  • Friday,
    Jan 4, 2008
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  • Good Weekend: Saturday, January 5

    A great city walk — Japantown, Urban Renewal and Fillmore Jazz: See Japanese architecture next to classic Victorians and learn about the rebirth of African-American culture in the Fillmore Jazz Preservation District. Offered first and third Saturdays at 2 p.m. Meet at the Peace Pagoda on Buchanan between Post and Geary.

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  • Car race causes fatal crash on I-580

    Two cars racing on a rain-soaked highway today caused an accident that killed a 21-year-old Oakland man, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The solo-vehicle crash occurred just before 12:30 p.m. on the westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland.

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  • Delays, cancellations at SFO

    Stormy weather has forced cancellations and delays affecting all airlines Friday at San Francisco International Airport, according to an airport spokesman.

    SFO spokesman Mike McCarron said winds up to the low 50s have canceled about 40 outbound and inbound flights so far, with delays of many flights of up to two hours.

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  • Startup aims for free Wi-Fi in S.F.

    A Silicon Valley startup is promising to blanket San Francisco with free wireless Internet service, reviving a crusade that crumbled last year after two much larger companies, EarthLink Inc. and Google Inc., scrapped their plans to build a high-speed network for Web surfing.

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  • The worst is over

    The worst of several severe winter storms passed over the Bay Area today, but don't expect to see stars in the night sky until at least Thursday, weather experts say.

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  • Glenn Dickey
  • Dickey: Yorks keep Niners' circus going

    With John York in charge, the 49ers have no hope. This week’s comic opera, with Mike Nolan returning as coach and Scot McCloughan becoming general manager, is only the latest example of York’s incompetence. It makes no sense from either a football or business standpoint.

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  • Tasting Wine:

    You made a resolution of no alcohol for an entire month. OK, that’s extreme, you told yourself — just two weeks on the wagon. But here you are, five days into January, the weather is terrible (at least as of this writing) and there is nothing you would like more than a glass of red wine.

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  • Business & Real Estate
  • Hot Property: An early vision of The City

    Henry Doelger and the Gellert brothers were not the only visionaries eager to transform the sand dunes of the Sunset into real-estate gold.

    Long before either started buying up land west of Twin Peaks, big-time San Francisco developer Fernando Nelson tried his luck with a plot of land just south of Golden Gate Park, in what is now the central Sunset.

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