Red Carpet: Breast cancer benefit in the bag

‘This Old Bag’ preview: Health and community advocates gathered last week at the Fairmont Hotel to take a peek at celebrity and designer handbags that will be auctioned at the sixth annual “This Old Bag: The Power of the Purse” benefit for the Breast Cancer Emergency Fund on Oct. 15. Hilary Newsom Callan and Elizabeth Thieriot hosted the Aug. 17 preview party. Kaiser Permanente is the presenting sponsor of the upcoming auction.

Young SF Opera patrons party on

Bravo! Club Kick-Off Party: Some 200 San Francisco Opera supporters age 40 and under dedicated to building new audiences celebrated at Kim Vo Hair Salon on Thursday. Glamorous models serving cocktails at the reception were styled by Kim Vo staffers. The event co-chairs were Jane Burkhard and Anjelika Koulebakina.

Chic fashion show raises funds   

Chic Fashion Week fundraiser: On Aug. 7, San Francisco attorney Waukeen McCoy opened his home at the Historic Four Galleries Estate for a fashion show created by Charleston Pierce and Mario B Productions. The event was a benefit for the Until There’s A Cure Foundation, which raises funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS prevention and education.

Beloved Sunset District park to make way for teacher housing

‘I think there is sadness and a sense of loss but we all knew it was coming’

Niners face tough road through NFL playoffs. Next stop Green Bay

Kickoff temperature expected to be 13 degrees, and dropping fast

Landscape photos with multiple signifiers at Haines and Thacher Galleries

The pieces in “Ice” and “Elemental Exposures” represent experimentations with the process itself