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  • Sep 25-26, 2009
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  • Government & Politics
  • Flags at half-staff for Don Fisher

    If you’ve noticed half-staff flags around town, they’re probably in respect to Don Fisher.

    Mayor Gavin Newsom issued a statement today in regard to Fisher’s death that read, “His unwavering commitment to our city’s arts and civic culture will be remembered for generations to come.’’

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  • Devil's Slide reopens after car removed from cliff

    State Highway 1 at Devil's Slide in San Mateo County reopened shortly after 10 a.m. today after closing for an hour so crews could remove a car that went off the roadway and over a cliff early Friday.

    The curving stretch of highway between Pacifica and Montara closed from 9 a.m. to about 10 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  • Site catalogues city’s history

    Anyone with a picture of San Francisco history or a story about The City can contribute it to a growing Web site.

    Nearly 1,300 pages of articles, photographs, videos and audio files have been published on FoundSF.org since it was created earlier this year, according to co-founder Chris Carlsson.

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  • Other Arts
  • Good Day for Sept. 28

    Who’s in town

    Steve Hildebrand, deputy national campaign manager for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential run, discusses his experience last year, the administration’s relationship with the LGBT community and the upcoming push to repeal Proposition 8. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]


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  • Paso Robles is a wine lover's paradise

    Without a doubt, Paso Robles is California’s next great wine country. Lush hills, gardens and grapes, along with a highly cultivated culinary scene, bring weekenders to this area to relax in an up-and-coming, still-unspoiled area in the state’s vast viniculture terrain.

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  • Editorials
  • Examiner Editorial: U.S. energy plan should not emulate Spain

    In his campaign to increase renewable energy use in the U.S. by government fiat, President Barack Obama often points to Spain as a “green jobs success story.” Here’s the part of the story Obama doesn’t mention: If the U.S. follows Spain’s decade-long lead, we’ll need massive government subsidies to keep renewable energy companies afloat.

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