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Oh, Gavin! Elle Magazine "Willingly Surrenders" to SF's "Caped Crusader"

The June issue of Elle magazine just came out with a feature article about “Mayor McHottie,” as SF- and Grotto-based author Diana Kapp calls Gavin Newsom. “The Hottest Prospect” might not tell locals anything they don’t already know, but it’s clearly a hand-to-forehead homage to our city’s “caped national crusader for same sex marriage.” Although Kapp goes into Newsom’s run for governor in 2010 (against Attorney General Jerry Brown)—which he announced on April 21 via Twitter—she starts out with a few breathless ringers. You just know somehow that she's dying to (try) to run her hands through his L'Oreal Total Control Clean Gel'ed hair:

Philanthropy Lesson #2: Cooks in the Kitchen

Meet Sophie Azouaou, 7x7’s new Community Impact Contributor. As owner of SophiSticate Interiors and host of the upcoming NBC TV show, Touching Hearts, she has established herself as a key player in the Bay Area community and is a valuable resource on ways to lend a hand. In this column, Sophie serves up the philanthropy dish for the budget-conscious volunteer. Tune in to get tips on giving back that put your mind and your wallet at ease.

SF the 3rd Most Creative City in the World?

Fast Company magazine came out with its annual "Fast Cities" feature, naming San Francisco as the third most creative city in the world.  Who beat us out?  Seattle (hmm) and Cleveland (what?)  Check out which other cities made the cut here.

Philanthropy Lesson #1: Time is Cheap

Meet Sophie Azouaou, 7x7’s new Community Impact Contributor. As owner of SophiSticate Interiors and host of the upcoming NBC TV show, Touching Hearts, she has established herself as a key player in the Bay Area community and is a valuable resource on ways to lend a hand. In this bi-weekly Thursday column, Sophie serves up the philanthropy dish for the budget-conscious volunteer. Tune in to get tips on giving back that put your mind and your wallet at ease.

Bauer's Wi-Drive: It's Like Taking the Ferry...But Not

We're all about an easier commute into the city, especially from the North Bay.  And we think it's high time that those Google illuminati-esque busses were spread to the masses.

The Hater's Guide to Valentine's Day

Singles of the city, brace yourself: the annual doomsday, which divides people into two categories - alone or coupled - falls on a Saturday this year.  (Oh, the horror!)  Here’s our list of ways to commiserate with fellow haters, celebrate singledom or just plain ignore the day’s existence.  (But, alas, if you must partake in the holiday, please consult our guide of Non-Cheesy Valentine's Day activities).

7 Questions with Wall-E Director Andrew Stanton

Andrew Stanton is the man behind Wall-E, the animated apocalyptic tale about the last robot on earth. From the Oscar-winning director who also brought us Finding Nemo, in my opinion, this is his most brilliant work yet. I recently met up with Stanton at Pixar headquarters for another exciting installment of Seven Questions.

What do you hope audience members will take from Wall-E?
Andrew Stanton: I hope they are just as entertained as with other Pixar movie experiences but in a fresh, new way.

Sex with Emily: His and Her Diaries

I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time with friends decoding text messages, deciphering voicemails and dissecting ambiguous conversations.

Women tend to explore relationship scenarios - sometimes ad nauseum.  I get comfort from studies that show women are biologically wired for such conversations, but sometimes I wonder: is this all for naught?

To wit: This was emailed to me recently. While it's a joke and is good for a laugh, is it also true?


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