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The San Francisco group known as the Diggers articulated an influential radical criticism of contemporary mass consumer society, and so they opened free stores which simply gave away their stock, provided free food, distributed free drugs, gave away money, organized free music concerts, and performed works of political art.
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He supervised the cleanups and handled the shipments of raw gold which each week went out to San Francisco.
Since 1944 he has also conducted regularly at the San Francisco Opera, where he made his debut with a memorable performance of Verdi's Falstaff.
We will recall that the still confident liberals of the Truman administration gathered with other Western utopians in San Francisco to set up the legal framework, finally and at last, to rationalize war -- to rationalize want and fear -- out of the world: the United Nations.
Lane was still burning because he had narrowly missed election as governor of California in 1902 and laid his defeat to the antagonism of Hearst's San Francisco Examiner.
In his fight for the Illinois and Indiana delegations, Hearst made several trips to Chicago to confer with Andrew Lawrence, the former San Francisco Examiner man who was now his Chicago kingpin, and once to meet with Bryan.
The recent experiments in the new poetry-and-jazz movement seen by some as part of the `` San Francisco Renaissance '' have been as popular as they are notorious.
In San Francisco he has worked with Brew Moore, Charlie Mingus, and other `` swinging '' musicians of secure reputation, thus placing himself within established jazz traditions, in addition to being a part of the San Francisco `` School ''.
Patchen's musicians are outsiders in established jazz circles, and Patchen himself has remained outside the San Francisco poetry group, maintaining a self-imposed isolation, even though his conversion to poetry-and-jazz is not as extreme or as sudden as it may first appear.
Their meeting at San Francisco is nominally scheduled as a conference of the California Democratic Council directorate.
Coaching had declined considerably by 1905, but the sign was still there, near the old Wells Fargo building in San Francisco, creaking in the fog as it had for thirty years.
Louis Sherry once stayed a fortnight at the Palace, and he was so pleased with omelet Arbogast that he introduced it at his restaurant in New York J. Pierpont Morgan had come in his private train to San Francisco, to attend an Episcopal convention, and brought the restaurateur with him.
Living in San Francisco I saw them seldom enough to see them with a perspective which was not distorted by exasperation or fatigue.
it raced across the Pacific at 300 miles an hour, devastated the coasts of Java and Sumatra with waves 100 to 130 feet high, and pounded the shore as far away as San Francisco.
At twelve minutes after five on the morning of Wednesday, April 18, 1906, San Francisco was shaken by a severe earthquake.
I noticed that he was in Unit 12 and that he had registered under the name of Oscar L. Palmer and wife, giving a San Francisco address.
-- Bobby Waters of Sylvania, Ga., relief quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League, will undergo a knee operation tomorrow at Franklin Hospital here.
The Union Pacific Railroad streamliner, City of San Francisco, stopped in Ogden, Utah, for a few minutes.
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One, by Sen. Louis Crump of San Saba, would aid more than 17,000 retailers who pay a group of miscellaneous excise taxes by eliminating the requirement that each return be notarized.
Immediately after this, Algardi produced an interactive sculptural group representing the beheading of Saint Paul with two figures: a kneeling, resigned saint and the executioner poised to strike the sword-blow, for the church of San Paolo, Bologna.
Courtney Michelle Harrison was born in 1964 in San Francisco, California, to Linda Carroll, now a psychotherapist, and Hank Harrison, a publisher who had some association with the Grateful Dead ; consequently, Love was included in a group picture on the back of the band's album Aoxomoxoa ( 1969 ).
San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen wrote in November 1978, " Just when you think tastelessness has reached its nadir, along comes a punk rock group called The Dead Kennedys, which will play at Mabuhay Gardens on Nov. 22, the 15th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination.
The first American taiko group, San Francisco Taiko Dojo, was formed in 1968 by Seiichi Tanaka, a postwar immigrant who studied taiko in Japan and brought the styles and teachings to America.
Japanese Canadian taiko began in the 1970s with Katari Taiko and was inspired by the San Jose Taiko group.
Timmy T, Caleb-B, SF Spanish Fly, Angelina, One Voice, M: G, Stephanie Fastro & The S Factor are from the Bay Area, and San Diego artists Gustavo, Alex, Jose Santos, Robert Romo of the group Internal Affairs, and Frankie J were popular freestyle artists from southern California.
San Gregorio Armeno in Naples was built in that century over the remains of a Roman temple dedicated to Ceres, by a group of nuns escaping from the Byzantine Empire with the relics of Gregory the Illuminator.
On 13 July 2004, the office of the United Nations ' High Commissioner for Human Rights publicly condemned the group, proving that FARC-EP violated article 17 of the additional Protocol II of the Geneva Convention and international humanitarian law, as a result of the 10 July massacre of seven peasants and the subsequent displacement of eighty individuals in San Carlos, Antioquia.
Burns was the widow of Harmon Burns, a financier in the San Francisco Bay Area who was a key member of the investor group that saved the team from moving to Tampa in 1992.
MLB approved Moore's $ 800 million sale of the Padres to a group led by beer distributor Ron Fowler that included four heirs to the O ’ Malley family — who owned the Dodgers for five decades — and professional golfer and San Diego native Phil Mickelson.
* BAERS-The Bay Area English Regency Society-another group in the San Francisco Bay area, which specializes in the dances of the English Regency.
* August 13 – The rock group Jefferson Airplane debuts at the Matrix in San Francisco, California and begins to appear there regularly.
The San Juan Islands were part of the traditional area of various peoples of the Coast Salish ethnolinguistic group.
In 2007, a group of San Diego, California-based athletes, coaches, volunteers, and parents split from Special Olympics Southern California to gain local control over disabled athletics programs.
There are over 500 known artists living in the San Luis Valley as evidenced by an onging directory maintained by Monte Vista artists ' group, The Art Thing, The Art Thing's membership boasts several nationally recognized artists working in various media.
In April 2007, a large group of athletes and volunteers in the San Diego area broke away from the Special Olympics to start a new local group to serve athletes with developmental disabilities ages 5 through adult: SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes.
Once filming of Breezy had finished, Warner Brothers announced that Eastwood had agreed to reprise his role as Detective Harry Callahan in Magnum Force ( 1973 ), a sequel to Dirty Harry, about a group of rogue young officers ( among them David Soul, Robert Urich and Tim Matheson ) in the San Francisco Police Force who systematically exterminate the city's worst criminals.
The film had Harry partnered with a new female officer ( Tyne Daly ) to face a San Francisco Bay area group resembling the Symbionese Liberation Army.