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The 2019 Muni Art Project will kick off Wednesday morning

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“The kickoff starts at 11 a.m. on the Polk Street steps outside City Hall. The project features only the work of San Franciscans, whose poems and art will be...

Poetry and Paintings for Muni Buses

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“Your bus may be stuck, but at least you’ll have something pretty to read and look at Perhaps riding the bus isn’t always fun, but it can be...

SF Muni Rolls Out Second Annual Art Project

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“One hundred San Francisco Muni buses are turning into rolling art galleries, featuring the work of five visual artists and five poets. KCBS Radio’s Jenna Lane...

When Princess Margaret took San Francisco by storm in 1965

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“Princess Margaret of Great Britain may not have worn the crown, but she got a welcome fit for a queen when she visited San Francisco more than 50 years ago. With...

The year the cable car haters (almost) ruined Christmas

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“It’s difficult to imagine a time when cable cars were considered a liability in San Francisco. Even the most Muni-hating, tourist-hating, Tony Bennett-hating city...

From Jonestown’s Ashes, Fillmore Finds New Hope

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“Last month, San Francisco’s Western Addition paid homage to the victims of the 1978 Jonestown massacre, nearly a death-blow to a neighborhood defined by its...

Press Release: Homecoming Day of Atonement

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“The New Community Leadership Foundation, San Francisco Beautiful, and our public, private, and community partners will come together on November 18th for the first...

The Fillmore, Jonestown and the reckoning of racism

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“People clap their hands in a rhythmic one-two beat and sway left and right as they sing along to the Isley Brothers’ “Fight the Power.”..”

San Francisco honors 40th anniversary of Jonestown massacre

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“This year marks 40 years since the Jonestown massacre when more than 900 people died after following cult leader Jim Jones to South America..” Read Article  

SF finally remembering Jonestown victims where it all began

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“Every year, the survivors of Jonestown and their families have held a memorial service in Oakland’s Evergreen Cemetery in honor of the 900-plus victims of the 1978...

Press Release: Muni Art 2019

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“For the fourth year, the virtual polling booth at Neighborland will be open for the public to choose their five favorite artists to win a place in the annual Muni...

A bright touch for the ugly utility boxes on city sidewalks

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“Utility boxes, those bulky green or beige bunkers that sprout along urban sidewalks like weeds, were once very controversial in San Francisco. The boxes, which...