Another holiday to celebrate 

San Francisco supervisors are known for taking Jewish holidays off -- even though only one of their members is Jewish and he was at work that day.

It looks like Persian holiday Nowruz isn’t going to spur the board go MIA, but it won’t go unnoticed: Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, who is half-Iranian, will host a traditional celebration of the Persian New Year in City Hall on Friday.

According to a release from Mirkarimi’s office, the celebration will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the rotunda of City Hall and include music, sweets, artwork and traditions. The celebration will last until 8 p.m. and is free to the public, but attendees were asked to RSVP before attending at

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