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"[There is, however, clear evidence that what the city needs is housing that its local workforce can actually afford.] There isn't a housing crisis in San Francisco, ... There's an affordable-housing crisis." Tony Kelly
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"[The estimated 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit San Francisco at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. It shook the city in two phases lasting 45 seconds.] City hall collapsed instantly, ... Facades fell from homes, revealing the furniture within." Kevin Starr
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"It's not that the ground motions in 1906 were significantly larger than those in 1989it's that the area experiencing intense shaking was much, much greater. We don't know if the next rupture will look like 1906 earthquake, but we know that many of the same areas hit hard in 1906, like San Francisco, Santa Rosa, and the Santa Cruz mountains will be hit hard again in the next large earthquake on the San Andreas Fault ." Brad Aagaard
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"In July 1955, Weldon Kees's car was found abandoned in a parking lot near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. There was no trace of Kees -- no body, no suicide note -- and to this day the mystery remains unsolved." Weldon Kees
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"It's 1966, Easy has to come to San Francisco," Walter Mosley
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"My favorite song is "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" because it's become my signature song. I sang it for six American presidents and five command performances... it's made me a world citizen." Tony Benn
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"I Left My Heart in San Francisco." Tony Benn
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"Believe it or not, it's my signature song, 'I Left My Heart in San Francisco,' because it's given me a license to sing all the great songs that I could sing." Tony Benn
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"I believe San Francisco can be a golf mecca, a golf destination," Tony Hall
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"I don't know what it is. Ever since I arrived in San Francisco, it's kind of been like that. I guess it's become a little more of a motivation for me to shake off whatever nicks I might pick up, because I'm really just trying to be there for the guys." Tony Parrish
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"In San Francisco, you learn to expect that anything will happen. It's out of the ordinary for something unusual not to happen." Theresa Smith
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"Overall, (2005) was a great year for San Francisco and we're at the beginning of what we perceive to be a strong rebound period." Thomas Callahan
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"We are looking at three to five years, probably five years, of real solid income here in San Francisco. We see it being a very positive period for the (hotel) industry." Thomas Callahan
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"After Sept. 11, they got bruised here in San Francisco. They had all their eggs in this basket." Thomas Callahan
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"It won't be a very fast drive going from San Francisco to Los Angeles ? it might just drive 55 mph, it won't go 90 like everybody else does in California." Sebastian Thrun
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"The next big milestone we are heading for now is proving self-driving is possible in traffic. Our goal at Stanford is to be able, within the next two years, to drive from downtown San Francisco to downtown Los Angeles with 100 percent autonomy--without any human intervention whatsoever." Sebastian Thrun
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"[The band started in 1999 in San Francisco, when high-school friends Hayes and bassist Robert Turner met drummer Nick Jago (a British transplant) through a newspaper ad. They rehearsed in Turner's bedroom for six months before finally working up the nerve to play live.] Our first show was a jokeâthere were four people there, we forgot our cymbals, we almost got electrocuted and we played all the songs 20-beats-a-minute too fast, ... That's the irony of waiting until it's just right." Robert Turner
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"A lot of the red-state, blue-state clichŽs are stupid and misleading. A lot of people were stunned at how well 'The Passion of the Christ' did in San Francisco, in Madison, Wis., in Philadelphia and New York." Michael Medved
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"It's a runaway. In 10 races, it can be close, but it also can be a blowout. And a blowout in the Chase is like watching San Francisco score four touchdowns against San Diego in the first 3? of the Super Bowl. Nobody stayed for the second quarter." Kyle Petty
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"The army and a reluctant but bullied fire department seemed determined to destroy San Francisco, ... The black powder used to level many buildings turned [them] into Roman candles. The more this technique failed, the more it was employed." Kevin Starr
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"For some time he's had a felony warrant out. We notified San Francisco and left it up to them how they'd make the arrest." Dena Erwin
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Birth: 1910-08-26 Death: 1997-09-05

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."

Born Agnes Bojaxhiu, Mother Teresa joined the Order of the Sisters of Our Lady of Loreto in Ireland at the age of 18. Known then as Sister Teresa, her journey in her faith would take her to India and onward to Darjeeling, where she continued her religious vows. Arriving in Calcutta, she was extremely moved by the sick and dying on the city's streets. It was there that she founded Missionaries of Charity, her lifelong work. She started the Kalighat Home for the Dying where she would gather the dying from the streets to give them home care during their last days. Mother Teresa continued …



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