It’s 7 a.m., 54° and headed to 63° today, with some sunshine in the mix. The rain is gone, and this weekend is shaping up to be a pleasant one. Details for the next 10 days are here.
If you’ve been paying close attention to these posts throughout the last week, you might have noticed that we tried something different with the header art. Each day, we’ve featured a different photo from one photographer, Dino Kuznik. While we typically draw from the Mission Flickr pool, I found Dino’s work to be deserving of a longer stay. The 27-year-old moved to the Mission from Slovenia last spring. A graphic designer for a mobile advertising company, Kuznik shoots in his spare time and is particularly drawn to street photography. “I like the relationship between people and the urban area,” he wrote in an email. “You have to have guts, be well trained in composition, and a pinch of luck always helps.” Check out more of Kuznik’s work at DinoKuznik.com.
We’re exactly one week away from Thanksgiving, and while many of us are looking forward to a brief respite from work and school and other obligations, the less fortunate among us in the Bay Area are set to be even less fortunate this year. The Chronicle reports that Bay Area food banks are short on turkeys, food, and other donations this year. Here’s a list of food banks accepting donations:
— San Francisco and Marin Food Banks: 900 Pennsylvania Ave., San Francisco. Call (415) 282-1907 for hours.
— Alameda County Food Bank: 7900 Edgewater Drive, Oakland. Call (510) 635-3663 for hours.
— St. Anthony Dining Room: Turkey drive begins Saturday, 150 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco. Call (415) 241-2600 for hours.
— Glide Memorial United Methodist Church, 330 Ellis St., San Francisco. Call (415) 674-6000 for hours.
— Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, 4010 Nelson Ave., Concord. Call (925) 676-7543 for hours.
— Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties: Call (866) 234-3663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for locations and hours.