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USS Oakland: Navy’s Newest Warship Named After the Town

Oakland's vibrant culture and busy port are getting recognition from an unlikely source: the U.S. Navy. 

1915 Model T Ends Cross-Country Trip in San Francisco

You might have thought you stepped back in time yesterday afternoon as men in turn of the century wares greeted a 1915 Ford Model T in front of the Palace of Fine Arts. 

Those Nasty Carpets on BART Are Now a Thing of the Past

The smelly days of stained, commuter trodden, and allegedly flea-ridden carpets on BART officially end this week. 

Secret Recipe: Chile Pies' Country Peach Pie and Pie Shake

What in the world could be more heavenly than a Pie Shake—a piece of your favorite pie blended with ice cream and milk and then slurped through a straw?

New Pop-Up Offers Couples Therapy + Dinner in the Dark

Things not going so well between you and bae? Why not treat them to a nice dinner/therapy session in a dark basement? 

Foodie Agenda: Pop-Up Chop Shop + Calavera Opens

Your guide to the tastiest foodie happenings going down this week. Bon Appetit! 

First Woman Ever Swims from Farallon Islands to Golden Gate Bridge

A San Francisco resident became the first woman to swim the shark-infested waters from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge this weekend. 

Oakland Singer Fantastic Negrito "Put in the Paddywagon," Misses Outside Lands

Oakland blues musician Fantastic Negrito was scheduled to play Outside Lands on Saturday afternoon. But, much to the dissapointment of his fans, he never showed. The singer announced via Twitter that his set was canceled after he was detained by the SFPD.  

Never-Before-Seen Nude Photos of Marilyn Monroe Revealed in SF

It's hard to imagine a time when the image of Marilyn Monroe was not synonymous with glamour, but in 1949 the burgeoning starlet was just another struggling actress trying to make it in Hollywood.

BART Screeches to a Halt for 5 Days This Summer

Commuters, gird your loins. The transportation apocalypse has finally arrived. 

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