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News, Bay View A Matter of Trusts

A Matter of Trusts

In the heart of Japantown, amid the apartments and stores on Sutter Street, is a salmon-colored building designed by architect Julia Morgan that emulates a traditional Japanese fortress. In the early 1900s, the building was known as the "Japanese YWCA,"…
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Calendar, Halloween

Mulch

Dear Santa: Please bring us 100 Easy Bake ovens for Christmas so that we can serve 27,000 lunches every day to schoolchildren of both the naughty and nice variety. The San Francisco Health Department stopped us from doing this a…
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Calendar, Halloween

Mulch

IOU on Y Japanese-American community leaders have issued a challenge to the San Francisco YWCA: Surrender title to the Japantown Y next month, or face a lawsuit. Earlier this year, the Y tried to sell the building at 1830 Sutter…
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Japantown Asks "Y"

Short on cash and long on debt, the San Francisco YWCA thought it had found a simple solution to its problems: sell some of its buildings, raise some money, and pay its bills. But not so fast. Plans to sell…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night+Day

wednesday october 2 The Tarnished Touch Inspired by European "Buffoon Theater" and the work of French dramatist Jacques Lecoq, the UMO Ensemble pokes fun at European conquests of the Americas in El Dorado. Just as buffoons mocked medieval society from…
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