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Bill Murray Commandeers Cab From Oakland To Sausalito

A curious cry for help or the antics of an artist? You decide: Bill Murray, buster of ghosts and erstwhile Suntoruy spokesman, made headlines this week after he drove a cabbie's car from Oakland to Sausalito on Thursday. Why? Because he wanted to listen to the taxi driver play his sax.

What to Do If an Earthquake Strikes While On BART

Napa's recent quake occurred at 3:20 am, less than an hour before BART trains were set to start running again. For those of us who spend a fair amount of time shuttling between Bay Area cities, there's a good chance we could be caught in the transbay tube or (even worse) high above ground on an aerial trackway when the next big one hits. 

Google's Megan Smith Named America's New Chief Technology Officer

Megan Smith, former Google Vice President (and who, as of 10:30 am Monday, has yet to be verified on Twitter!), will be America's new Chief Technology Officer. President Barack Obama made the announcement on Friday. This makes Smith our country's first female CTO.

This Week in Live Music: Avett Brothers, The Breeders, and More

The post-Labor Day lull is in the rearview. The fall live music influx is nigh. Clear your schedule. 

Ranking Tom Hanks' Best and Worst Movies

Next on our list of celebrity film rankings: Tom Hanks. 

SF Symphony Opening Night Gala Kicks Off Season with a Bang

Think the symphony can’t be raucous? Think again.

Help Save the San Francisco Flower Market!

A vibrant floral institution for years, SoMa's San Francisco Flower Market, once lauded by Martha Stewart as "the best flower market in the country," is in danger of falling off the vine for good. 

What Everyone Will Be Talking About Over Brunch

Seven topical tidbits to discuss over coffee and a morning bun. 

Editors' Picks: Karl's Cat, Linda's Return, Krakoff's Boots, & More

Here's what the 7x7 editors were thinking about this week when they should have been at work. 

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