The former CEO and editor-in-chief of Esquire magazine is a meditation teacher. His latest book is “Emotional Chaos to Clarity.” Moffitt’s motivation to write the book came from his 20 years of work with meditation clients and students. Moffitt is currently with Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin.
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The pressure is mounting on Mayor Ed Lee to crack down on the Occupy SF encampment with a second business group stepping forward to express its concern.
After The San Francisco Examiner detailed complaints from Ferry Building merchants about the Justin Herman Plaza camp, the Building Owners and Managers Association of San Francisco shot off a letter Friday to Lee demanding action. Read More
FRIDAY NIGHTEating Food: Locavore, a new spot on the edge of the Mission, serves a delicious menu based on sustainable farm ingredients in an appealing urban setting. DrinkingWine: Following up on last week’s theme focusing on well-valued wine, expert Pamela Busch recommends a few good reds that sell for $15 or less. On the town Read More
Ferry commuters travelling between the North Bay and San Francisco will be left stranded today due to a one-day strike by Golden Gate ferry ticket takers.With their contract that expired at midnight on June 30, the Inland Boatmen’s Union has made indications it will take a one-day strike for the Friday ferry commute, according to Golden Gate Ferry spokeswoman Mary Currie. Read More
A proposal to give a toll discount to shuttle companies traveling over the Golden Gate Bridge from the North Bay to San Francisco International Airport will be discussed at a public hearing Thursday. Read More
John Abrahamson can still remember the panic that consumed him not long ago, out of work for 10 months, struggling to support his family. “When you are trying to take care of a child, and you’re out work ... it’s utter despair,” the 48-year-old Burlingame resident said. “There’s nothing worse than trying to find that job that you know isn’t out there.” Read More
Sometimes when the ads promise “One night only!” it turns into some tedious extended run that was never so special in the first place. But this time, they damn sure mean it. Read More
When San Francisco Opera Guild board member Mary Poland wanted to re-create the glory of a French country chateau for her stunning, Andrew Skurman-designed Marin residence 10 years ago, she paid particular attention to French neoclassic landscaping.
Working with landscape designer Mike Yandle, she achieved the perfect nexus of formality and joie de vivre, effusiveness and grandeur. Her gardens sing in harmony and reflect the tranquility of her extensive property. Read More