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NBC Bay Area
Hate Graffiti Found on High School BuildingCentral Marin police are investigating hate graffiti that was found on the side
Hate Graffiti Found on High School Building
NBC Bay Area / Posted 22 hours ago
Central Marin police are investigating hate graffiti that was found on the side of a building at Sir Francis Drake High School in San Anselmo last week. The school's principal sent out a letter on Friday to the school community addressing the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marin police investigate 'hate crime' graffiti at high schoolCentral Marin police are investigating a spate of graffiti at Sir Francis Drake
Marin police investigate 'hate crime' graffiti at high school
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Central Marin police are investigating a spate of graffiti at Sir Francis Drake High School as a hate crime. The graffiti at the San Anselmo school included a swastika and references to so-called "white power" painted on a building, said Central... Read more
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Times of Malta
'Once in a lifetime' chance to acquire £10 milion Queen Elizabeth I portraitPortrait of Queen Elizabeth I, which is believed to have been painted in 1590,
'Once in a lifetime' chance to acquire £10 milion Queen Elizabeth I portrait
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, which is believed to have been painted in 1590, is currently owned by descendants of Sir Francis Drake. It commemorates the most famous conflict of Elizabeth's 45-year reign and is one of the best-known images in... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Backing wellness centers is the right decisiondistrict last year opened its first wellness center at Redwood High School, wit
Backing wellness centers is the right decision
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 days ago
district last year opened its first wellness center at Redwood High School, with plans to expand it to Tamalpais and Sir Francis Drake high schools. That’s still the plan, but funding will be tighter. The Redwood center was opened in response to... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bid to raise £10m to stop Elizabeth I portrait being shipped abroadwhich was painted in about 1590 to commemorate victory over the Spanish fleet.
Bid to raise £10m to stop Elizabeth I portrait being shipped abroad
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
which was painted in about 1590 to commemorate victory over the Spanish fleet. It has been owned by the descendents of Sir Francis Drake since at least 1775, but it is now up for sale. The fund has already pledged £1 million, while the museum has... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bid to raide £10m to stop Elizabeth I portrait being shipped abroadwhich was painted in about 1590 to commemorate victory over the Spanish fleet.
Bid to raide £10m to stop Elizabeth I portrait being shipped abroad
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
which was painted in about 1590 to commemorate victory over the Spanish fleet. It has been owned by the descendents of Sir Francis Drake since at least 1775, but it is now up for sale. The fund has already pledged £1 million, while the museum has... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Michael Bauer’s favorite Marin County restaurantsbetter than what Margaret Grade and Daniel DeLong do at the Olema. They took ov
Michael Bauer’s favorite Marin County restaurants
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
better than what Margaret Grade and Daniel DeLong do at the Olema. They took over the historic inn at the corner of Sir Francis Drake and Highway 1 three years ago and created a stylish restaurant with clean lines and huge bouquets of towering... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Rice is the IJ’s choice for supervisoris a big concern. Both Haroff and Egger have criticized the county’s plans, mo
Rice is the IJ’s choice for supervisor
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
is a big concern. Both Haroff and Egger have criticized the county’s plans, mostly paving and restriping, for Sir Francis Drake Boulevard through Kentfield and Greenbrae. They say safety and traffic flow will be compromised by plans to... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Summer Lovin'Prize in drama. And the action-packed Robin Hood plays July 16–Aug. 7. Producti
Summer Lovin'
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 8 days ago
Prize in drama. And the action-packed Robin Hood plays July 16–Aug. 7. Productions take place at the Barn Theatre, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross. $29; seniors, $25; kids $14. 415.456.9555. Funky Fridays For the past three years, the grassroots... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 18can be another cause, as can the conversion of Sonoma County’s many ranches and
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 18
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 9 days ago
can be another cause, as can the conversion of Sonoma County’s many ranches and farms to residential construction. The Sir Francis Drake Boulevard proposed revisions are deemed necessary to slow down the traffic to make transiting the road safer.... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Game On:the best games in the history of the medium. Our hero, Nathan Drake, shares a m
Game On:
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
the best games in the history of the medium. Our hero, Nathan Drake, shares a motto with the legendary British explorer Sir Francis Drake, a Latin phrase that so perfectly describes what Unchartedhas accomplished throughout its existence: Sic Parvus... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
San Francisco: Best of Bay Cityrating drops, head for Union Square, home to Neiman Marcus, high-end boutiques
San Francisco: Best of Bay City
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
rating drops, head for Union Square, home to Neiman Marcus, high-end boutiques and a huge Macy's. If you walk past the Sir Francis Drake hotel on Powell St, look for the doorman: It might be Tom Sweeney, a familiar city sight in his beefeater suit,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
The North-South Greenway is right for Marinon Friday. The Cal Park Hill Tunnel is now connected to the Larkspur Ferry by
The North-South Greenway is right for Marin
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 10 days ago
on Friday. The Cal Park Hill Tunnel is now connected to the Larkspur Ferry by a bike and pedestrian bridge spanning Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. This success benefits everyone using a bike, bus, ferry or car in Marin County. We know Marin is... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Fling, Spring!co-MCs Donna Sachet and singer Leanne Borghesi; drinks, hors d'oeuvres, raffles
Fling, Spring!
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
co-MCs Donna Sachet and singer Leanne Borghesi; drinks, hors d'oeuvres, raffles and a live auction, too. $50. 8pm-10pm. Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 450 Powell St. www.sflgfb.townalive.com SF Bach Choir @ Calvary Presbyterisn Church J.S. Bach's Mass... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 12the very real threat of wildfires. She has fully engaged the community with num
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 12
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 15 days ago
the very real threat of wildfires. She has fully engaged the community with numerous opportunities for input for the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard plans to improve traffic flow and safety. She is a leader and lifelong environmentalist fighting for... Read more
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International Business Times
How Naughty Dog deconstructed Nathan Drake in Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception with his own identity. The Naughty Dog game's subtitle, "Drake's Deception," is
How Naughty Dog deconstructed Nathan Drake in Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
with his own identity. The Naughty Dog game's subtitle, "Drake's Deception," is deliciously ambiguous. Does it refer to Francis Drake, and the mystery that he left uncovered? Is it the trap into which Nathan Drake is being unwittingly led? Or is... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marin college accepts penalties after basketball coach provided tuition, rent, food to playersfrom his coaching position in October. The former coach, who grew up in San Ans
Marin college accepts penalties after basketball coach provided tuition, rent, food to players
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
from his coaching position in October. The former coach, who grew up in San Anselmo and was a standout player at Sir Francis Drake High School, did not return phone calls seeking comment. "Over the past (three) years I have dedicated my life... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
College of Marin accepts penalties after basketball coach provided tuition, rent, food to playersfrom his coaching position in October. The former coach, who grew up in San Ans
College of Marin accepts penalties after basketball coach provided tuition, rent, food to players
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 18 days ago
from his coaching position in October. The former coach, who grew up in San Anselmo and was a standout player at Sir Francis Drake High School, did not return phone calls seeking comment. “Over the past (three) years I have dedicated my life... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Wellness Centers an investment in students’ well-beingif we’re lucky? Parents, teachers and administrators are involved in the conve
Wellness Centers an investment in students’ well-being
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 19 days ago
if we’re lucky? Parents, teachers and administrators are involved in the conversations to open a Wellness Center at Sir Francis Drake High School. One recently opened at Redwood. Tam wants one. A wellness center can be a student-friendly and... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
More from Juanita More!Instead, she'll now be appearing every Wednesday night for a cocktail hour at t
More from Juanita More!
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 21 days ago
Instead, she'll now be appearing every Wednesday night for a cocktail hour at the elegant Starlight Room inside the Sir Francis Drake Hotel. She'll also be appearing with costume designer and fashion couturier Mr. David for a May 13 runway show... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 3of traffic Robert A. Casper Sr. wrote on April 30 disparaging the tax funds ex
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 3
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 23 days ago
of traffic Robert A. Casper Sr. wrote on April 30 disparaging the tax funds expended on the new pedestrian bridge over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, and shared some guesses as to how infrequently the bridge is used and how few people currently bike... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
SF Mayor Lee honors hotel doorman of 40 years; chances are you'd recognize his outfitFrancisco and definitely, the most helpful. Tom Sweeney, the famed and friendl
SF Mayor Lee honors hotel doorman of 40 years; chances are you'd recognize his outfit
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 23 days ago
Francisco and definitely, the most helpful. Tom Sweeney, the famed and friendly doorman in the Beefeater suit at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel is celebrating 40 years of service. In honor of the occasion, Mayor Ed Lee proclaimed May 2, "Tom... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Behind the Beefeater outfit: SF mayor declares Tom Sweeney DayTom Sweeney DayLegend has it; he's the most photographed person in San Francisc
Behind the Beefeater outfit: SF mayor declares Tom Sweeney Day
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 23 days ago
Tom Sweeney DayLegend has it; he's the most photographed person in San Francisco and definitely, the most helpful. Tom Sweeney, the famed and friendly doorman in the Beefeater suit at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel is celebrating 40 years of s... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Jobs are the reason for traffic congestion, not housingInching along on Highways 101 or 580, or Sir Francis Drake Boulevard instead of
Jobs are the reason for traffic congestion, not housing
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Inching along on Highways 101 or 580, or Sir Francis Drake Boulevard instead of working or relaxing at home, is incredibly frustrating. Idling engines belch pollutants and greenhouse gases. Would adding housing options in Marin generate more... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Mill Valley water main break closes road to Stinson Beachthe normal off ramp, exit at Seminary and circle back to the southbound exit to
Mill Valley water main break closes road to Stinson Beach
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
the normal off ramp, exit at Seminary and circle back to the southbound exit to State Route 1. Drivers can also use Sir Francis Drake Boulevard to reach the western parts of the county. There was no estimate as to when the exit would reopen,... Read more
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examiner.com
Classic Meets Modern at Stanford Courtof California Street and Powell in Nob Hill, Stanford Court is up against some
Classic Meets Modern at Stanford Court
examiner.com / Posted 26 days ago
of California Street and Powell in Nob Hill, Stanford Court is up against some heavy competition; The Ritz-Carlton, Sir Francis Drake, and The Fairmont are just a few of its neighbors. So how does the modest hotel hold up against these luxurious... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for April 30separates bikes from cars. It does separate 10,000 cars from 10 bikers. There
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for April 30
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 27 days ago
separates bikes from cars. It does separate 10,000 cars from 10 bikers. There is another bridge just 100 yards up Sir Francis Drake Boulevard that would keep bikes from crossing the highway. But again, there is a traffic light for people... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
San Juan's walls are full of historyStrangely, it is topped by a New England-style lighthouse that was built in 190
San Juan's walls are full of history
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
Strangely, it is topped by a New England-style lighthouse that was built in 1908. El Morro was attacked by England's Sir Francis Drake in 1595 and was captured by the English in 1598. Admission to the fort is $3 per day. For National Park... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Deer, sea, waterfalls beckon in Point Reyesdowntown San Francisco, Point Reyes feels closer to Narnia than the Bay Area. W
Deer, sea, waterfalls beckon in Point Reyes
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
downtown San Francisco, Point Reyes feels closer to Narnia than the Bay Area. When the congestion of mansions lining Sir Francis Drake Boulevard fall away, and you discover rolling green hill after rolling green hill, you’ll hope you catch a flat... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Movers & Shakers: Marin Community Clinics physicians, youth volunteer honoredchildren. The annual Summer Solstice event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on June 2
Movers & Shakers: Marin Community Clinics physicians, youth volunteer honored
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 27 days ago
children. The annual Summer Solstice event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on June 22 at the Marin Art & Garden Center at 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. in Ross. Tickets are $100 or $95 when purchased at www.marinclinics.org/summer-solstice. Ronda... Read more
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express
Ten things you never knew about...penguinswas in 1577. 2. It was used in the “Log of the Golden Hinde” by Francis Fletch
Ten things you never knew about...penguins
express / Posted a month ago
was in 1577. 2. It was used in the “Log of the Golden Hinde” by Francis Fletcher, who was a clergyman who sailed with Francis Drake. 3. The word ‘penguin’ is thought to have come from two Welsh words meaning ‘head’ and ‘white’ (though... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
New Larkspur bike bridge is a milestoneThe opening of the bike-pedestrian bridge over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is a
New Larkspur bike bridge is a milestone
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
The opening of the bike-pedestrian bridge over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is a milestone in Marin’s efforts to improve bike transportation in Marin, creating safer, more direct routes that should encourage more people to ride their bikes. It also... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for April 23backed up quickly, likely contributing to the accident. On Monday night, this
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for April 23
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
backed up quickly, likely contributing to the accident. On Monday night, this time driving at 8:45, the 101 northbound Sir Francis Drake Boulevard offramp was closed again, with multiple lanes on 101 closed, causing a traffic backup into Corte... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th Birthday: The trusted fewChichester to be invested with a knighthood not at the Palace but Greenwich, an
Queen's 90th Birthday: The trusted few
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
Chichester to be invested with a knighthood not at the Palace but Greenwich, and with the sword Elizabeth I used to dub Sir Francis Drake a knight. It proved a great success. Far removed from the stiff courtiers of the past, Mr Heseltine, and a... Read more
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