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Scenes of the City: The Bucolic Hills and Rolling Surf of West Marin

Just over the Golden Gate Bridge are the bucolic hills and rolling surf of West Marin. For this week's Scenes of the City we explored the Marin countryside, from the hidden Nicasio Valley to the seaside escape of Bolinas, plus the serpentine and beautiful Lagunitas Creek.

Scenes of the City: Glen Canyon Park Gets a Big Makeover

For this week's Scenes of the City we visited one of the best parks in the city, Glen Canyon Park, and took a look at the new improvements.

Scenes of the City: Homemade, Preserved Goodies at Emmy's Pickles

For this week's Scenes of the City we hung out with husband and wife team Emmy Moore and Jonah Susskind for some pickling action.

Scenes of the City: Stunning Views From the Kirby Cove Campsite

For this week's Scenes of the City we went camping just across the Golden Gate Bridge at Kirby Cove.

Scenes of the City: Magnolia Brewery's New Restaurant, Smokestack Sets Up Shop

For this week's Scenes of the City we headed out to Dogpatch to get a sneak peek at Dave McLean's Smokestack (a nod to the Grateful Dead's classic cover of the Howlin' Wolf composition, "Smokestack Lighting") Restaurant and new Magnolia Brewing facilities.

Insider Photos From SF Giants Opening Day

For this week's Scenes of the City we headed down to AT&T Park to partake in Opening Day festivities. The sun was blazing and so were the Giants with a 7-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. 

Scenes of the City: The Creative Process at 3 Fish Studios

For this week’s Scenes of the City we headed to 3 Fish Studios in the Outer Sunset to hang with Annie Galvin and Eric Rewitzer, the husband and wife /painters and printmakers team. 

Scenes of the City: Eagle Point Labyrinth

For this week's Scenes of the City we headed out to the rock labyrinth at dog friendly, Land's End. Perched on a small headland off the main Coastal Trail, the labyrinth is a great stop while exploring the area.

Scenes of the City: China Beach

For this week's Scenes of the City we headed out to China Beach, a small cove in San Francisco's Sea Cliff neighborhood.This perfect pocket of sand features a picnic area, ample room for sunbathing, and on a clear day, great views of the Marin Headlands and Golden Gate Bridge.

Scenes of the City: Billy Goat Hill

In the southern end of Noe Valley the terrain transitions to the bluffs of Diamond Heights in a steep, rugged fashion. The home of great views of the city, a sweet rope swing, and some short but challenging running trails, Billy Goat Hill is a great place to explore on any afternoon. 

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