New Emojis, Oprah Loves Model Bakery + More Local News

New Emojis, Oprah Loves Model Bakery + More Local News


Here's what you might have missed this week.

iOS 10.2 Emoji First Look: Shrug, Fingers Crossed, Face Palm,

Apple today released a developer preview of iOS 10.2 which includes favorites such as the Shrug and Fingers Crossed emojis for the first time. Other popular additions coming in this iOS update include Fox Face, Avocado, and Owl.Read more.

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Oprah Names Model Bakery English Muffins as a "Favorite Thing," Eater SF

Napa's Model Bakery English muffins have friends in high places — specifically, Ms. Oprah Winfrey is a big fan, naming the item to her 2016 "Favorite Things" list and calling them "scrumptious all over." Apparently, she gets special orders from the bakery every so often. Read more.

Star Food Network chef Michael Chiarello Arrested in Napa on DUI, SF Gate

Local chef and restaurateur Michael Chiarello was arrested on Wednesday morning and charged with driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance. According to public records from Napa County, Chiarello was arrested at 3:27 a.m. on Nov. 2 near the intersection of Yountville Cross Road and the Silverado Trail. He was booked at 4:46 a.m. at Napa and released at 7:28 a.m. on $5,000 bail. The California Highway Patrol made the arrest, according to Kristi Jourdan, public information officer at Napa County.Read more.

Shaughnessy, a UC Santa Cruz graduate, says it would be a "once-in-a-lifetime experience" to compete at Mavericks.(Thomas Webb, The Chronicle)

Titans of Mavericks Big Wave Surf Contest Welcomes Women, NBC Bay Area

Most people agree it is a big step for the sport, but it also was a required step. Organizers essentially were forced to do it to get this year's permit. And on Wednesday, at a California Coastal Commission hearing, those organizers still were trying to convince the board they have done enough to get a crucial long-term permit. Meanwhile, the contest window opened Tuesday, and surfers expected to compete are excited about the upcoming swells and hoping the contest will be on.Read more.

Recently Displaced Cartoon Art Museum Finds New Home in SF, SF Examiner

The Cartoon Art Museum is set to move into a new space at Fisherman's Wharf by next spring after the iconic cartoon archive lost its lease last year at the Mission Street location it previously inhabited. The museum was formerly located on Mission Street, in the South of Market neighborhood. It has boasted comic books, anime, Sunday funnies and more in its 7,000-piece permanent collection, and featured more than 200 exhibits since it was founded in 1984. Read more.

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