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Best Beaches & Hangouts for Urban Wave Riders and Wannabes

December’s storms bring in excellent surf. Check out the best beaches in and around SF.

Dogpatch Nonprofit, Switchboard, Improves Healthcare in Africa Via Mobile

Of the 42,000 Liberian refugees Eric Woods and Craig Edelman saw living in Ghana camps in 2005, nearly every one possessed a cellphone. Water and electricity were scarce, diseases like malaria and typhoid were common, and at many camps, there was just one resident doctor to tend to thousands of people who had nothing except for phone technology at their fingertips.

Week in Food: Eater's Choice Awards Names Top Food Truck, and More

Thursday, October 13

Chefs who moonlight as authors are gathering at Chronicle Books for Litquake's A Feast of Food Writing at 6 p.m. Vanessa Barrington, author of DIY Delicious, Leslie Jonath of Soup's On, and Anne Zimmerman of An Extravagant Hunter will be there. And self-proclaimed food geek Jeff Potter is doing a demo while Tom Hudgens, a Chez Panisse alum, serves appetizers. 680 Second St., Fourth Floor (at Townsend)

Week in Food: Alton Brown Book Signing and More

Today, October 5

Kids are encouraged to play with their food through words at Peanut Butter and the Pen. The after-school creative writing program is for third, fourth, and fifth graders and costs $17. Bring them down to 18 Reasons 4 to 5 p.m. to let them explore  life through food. 3674 18th St. (at Oakwood)

Friday, October 7

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