Several dozen inmates in San Francisco jails shimmied and sweat Thursday in a behind bars choreography aimed at symbolizing an end to violence against women on Valentine's Day.San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi invited a local choreographer to organize the flash mobs several months after his own domestic violence case nearly led to his ouster from office last year.Numerous inmates said they found participating in the dance inspiring. Read More
If you are trying to find a last-minute date for Valentine's Day, we know just the place to look.
Head down to the Marina District on Saturday afternoon where you'll find plenty of people milling around in their underwear. Don't roll your eyes just yet. It might sound kinda ridiculous, but, hey, you're the one who needs a date.
A bunch of charitable-people-turned-exhibitionists are going to be running through the neighborhood in nothing but their underwear for the Cupid Undie Run. Read More
Let love wear thin this Valentine’s Day. Lovers planning on attending Club Neon’s eighth annual Underwear Party at The Knockout won’t be wearing much of anything — kind of like Cupid himself.Neon’s celebration of romance and the human body offers the chance to strip away both pants and inhibitions, according to promoter Jamie Guzzi. Read More
Hundreds of San Franciscans braved the rain and descended on Justin Herman Plaza on Monday night to participate in the annual pillow fight in The City. The event attracts folks from miles around to participate.
Click on the photo to the right for a photo slideshow of the event.
When asked what makes the Valentines Day event fun, University of San Francisco student Thessaly Guandique said, “’Cause it’s raining and it’s a pillow fight.” Read More
About 20 supporters of same-sex marriage were detained today during a sit-in at the San Francisco county clerk's office as part of a Valentine's Day protest of the state's same-sex marriage ban.Eighteen people were detained and released for obstruction shortly after noon, county spokeswoman Susan Fahey said. They were given a record of their removal but do not need to appear in court. Read More
More than 3,000 Valentine's Day cards are being delivered to Bay Area veterans from students at San Mateo County Schools.Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo/ San Francisco, mobilized the effort by asking about 50 Peninsula schools to write the holiday cards to thank servicemen and women for their sacrifice and work in the military, according to a statement from the congresswoman's office. Read More
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Love makes the world go round and love will keep us together. So how will you entertain your love on the most romantic weekend of the year?
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With San Francisco recently rated the sexiest city in the U.S. by the travel company Orbitz, the locally based social planning travel site Gogobot compiled a list of The City’s most romantic spots based on a users’ survey; The Examiner has added a few.
Gary Danko “Everything from the greeting to the entry to the wine pouring was perfect down to the last drop.” Read More
Does Cupid hang out at the library? The San Francisco Public Library seems to think so.The library is hosting its first-ever “literary speed-dating” events this week in honor of Valentine’s Day, with an event for straight singles tonight. A second event for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community will be held Wednesday night. Read More