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San Francisco sidewalk gardens cause kerfuffle

By Victoria Schlesinger
San Francisco sidewalk gardens cause kerfuffle

San Francisco sidewalk gardens are suddenly the buzz around town, but not quite in the way the city had hoped. Last Saturday the city kicked off a series of free monthly workshops on how to create sidewalk gardens, but in the same week a Mission resident started a petition to save the potted flowers in...
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Rainfall leads to flood watch

By Victoria Schlesinger

Today’s torrent of rain has San Francisco officials keeping a close eye on possible flooding, and caused the city’s zoo to close three hours early to ensure the animals are all on high ground. More than an inch of rain has fallen here in the last 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service,...
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