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SFMOMA Treasures Apple’s Jony Ive

  Tech-obsessed guests at SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council dinner were paying attention – they even looked up from their iPhones to see Jonathan ‘Jony’ Ive receive the Bay Area Treasure Award. After all, the benighted Sir Jony from Newcastle was a good part of the reason their iPhones offered such riveting allure, having led the…

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Fortunes 40 Under 40 Goes to the Head of the Class

  Fortune Magazine’s Class of 2014 let everyone know that they were having a kegger at AirBnB HQ, and it was pretty awesome. They were celebrating the 40 Under 40 Issue, and everyone wanted to meet the student body. Some of the freshmen, like Lyndon Rive of Solar City or Tom Farley of the NYSE…

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Carolina Herrera Fashion Show Coming To de Young

  San Francisco is aflutter with the prospect of the ladies’ lady, Carolina Herrera, showing her Spring ’15 collection in person at a luncheon at the de Young Museum next Monday, November 3.  Saks Fifth Avenue is presenting the runway retinue, in a new partnership with the Fine Arts Museums. This is notably the first…

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The Gilded and the Good at the Fall Antiques Show

  The Great Gold Rush of 2014 was on at the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, when Gold Coasters, golden girls, goldfingers, and the occasional golddigger gathered for the annual opening party, a highlight of the fall social calendar. While this year’s theme, “The Rush of Gold: Precious Metals in Art & Antiques,” was explicit…

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Shanti Celebrates 40 Years of Compassionate Care

  The Shanti organization was founded on, “the difference between zero and one,” the premise that no person should face a life-threatening illness alone. Providing the support of one trained and caring volunteer to provide a human connection to a patient was Dr. Charlie Garfield’s simple, brilliant idea for the nonprofit in 1974, named after…