Tag Archive: neighborhoods

Local View: Piedmont Local Goes for Gold, San Rafael Pacifics Open with a Bang, and More

In the Bay Area this week, Piedmont resident Scott Gault won a spot on the men's U.S. Olympic Rowing Team, the new San Rafael Pacifics won their inaugural game, Metier moves to Healdsburg, a new winery gets approval in Calistoga, construction reaches a milestone at San Francisco General Hospital, and a farmers market closes in Concord.

Local View: A Landmark Comes Down in Napa, a Sports Agent Visits Marin, and More

In the Bay Area this week, workers in Napa tore down an abandoned gas station that some considered a landmark, and the sports agent behind the movie "Jerry McGuire" spoke in San Rafael. Further north, Santa Rosa Junior College formally installed its newest president, and to the south, four baby penguins hatched at the San Francisco Zoo. In the East Bay, workers completed the first phase of a "repowering" project at the Altamont Pass wind farm.

Local View: New Art in Walnut Creek, Piedmont Birdcallers on ‘Letterman,’ and More

In the Bay Area this week, a Walnut Creek fountain got a glimmering coat of color, high school students in Oakland appeared on the "Letterman" show, a Vietnam veteran from Mill Valley was honored at the White House, ornamental cherry trees from Japan were planted in Napa and Sebastopol, and a restaurant in San Francisco's North Beach closed after 126 years in business.

Local View: Wandering Warriors in S.F.; Chef’s Market Opens in Napa; and More

Each Friday, Pacific Union takes a look at the people, places, and things we're talking about in our Bay Area neighborhoods. This week, the Warriors eye a move to San Francisco, the Chef's Market opens in Napa, Audubon Canyon Ranch gets more land in Sonoma County, Marin director John Dunn takes a final bow, and an East Bay high school student creates a short but noteworthy film.

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