Superstorm Sandy has given us quite a window into the minds of the stars.
Take Lindsay Lohan, for example. Here’s what she tweeted about the storm: “WHY is everyone in SUCH a panic about hurricane (i’m calling it Sally)..? Stop projecting negativity! Think positive and pray for peace.” Read More
When Carlos Santana graduated from Mission High School in 1965, he said the only option for a student who wanted to play music was the ROTC marching band.
The rock legend was very pleased to see that his alma mater now boasts a choir and guitar club.
“It’s incredible,” Santana said during a visit Monday to celebrate rising test scores and an 85 percent college acceptance rate at the school. Read More
A San Francisco high school had a visit from a famous alumnus today — Carlos Santana, who toured Mission High and met with the school’s guitar club.
Click on the photo to the right to see pictures of Carlos Santana at the high school. Read More
A public art installation promoted by San Francisco rock legend Carlos Santana and designed by two local artists would have brought a message of peace to the new police headquarters in Mission Bay.
They envisioned a statue of a black angel, perhaps a victim of violence. It would be fashioned from melted guns confiscated through good police work. And at the angel’s feet would be an interactive boombox playing songs of peace, including an original tune from Santana. Read More
Carlos showcase: Expanding beyond the realm of music, guitarist Carlos Santana presented Carlos, his fall collection of footwear and handbags, on Friday at Macy’s Union Square. The event was part of Fashion’s Night Out, a city-, region- and nationwide shopping party sponsored by local and national retailers. Read More
The famed guitarist and philanthropist will be honored today for his artistic contributions to The City. The Mexico native and graduate of Mission High School will receive the Mayor’s Art Award. The influential musician and nine-time Grammy Award-winner is the third person to receive the honor from Mayor Gavin Newsom. Sculptor Ruth Asawa and choreographer Alonzo King are previous winners. Read More