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Bikers pedal through the night for Critical Mass.

Critical Mass Celebrates 20 Years of Cycling for Change

The 20th anniversary of the cycling phenomenon known as Critical Mass began this week with eight days of events that culminate in today’s Interstellar Critical Mass Ride. The global movement got its start on the final Friday of September 1992, when 60 bicyclists rode down Market Street in San Francisco. Since then, the leaderless ride has spread to over 300 cities...
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Cops v. Critical Mass Redux

En Español CAFE LA BOHEME  6 A.M.  Good Morning Mission!  51° Fahrenheit; it’s been raining and it will continue to rain, so they say, with maybe a pause in the morning. Marching Around MUNI While some are marching against MUNI this March, others are taking their marching orders in a different direction.  On Saturday, in case you missed it,  the...
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The Dead, Drama and More

Día de los Muertos has begun. Technically, tomorrow, Nov. 2, marks the Day of the Dead. Today traditionally serves to honor children and infants – Día de los Angelitos – in most areas of Mexico. Toys are offered, as well as fruits, candies and marigolds, often strung along a small altar. The intent is to encourage visits by the souls...
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10.30.09

The glue is almost dry, so the Bay Bridge should be fixed and loaded with traffic by the afternoon if not in time for today’s morning commute. But no need to cross over to the other side, not while our city spills over with a plastic pumpkin’s worth of Hallow’s Eve treats. Tilt into Halloween drenched in the swirl and...