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Miss Russian San Francisco 2016

Miss Russian San Francisco 2016

The third annual Miss Russian San Francisco pageant celebrated Russian culture and beauty in the Venetian Room at the Fairmont Hotel, on September 16th. Nine contestants, ages 18 - 34, ...
San Francisco Symphony Opening Night 2016

San Francisco Symphony Opening Night 2016

San Francisco Symphony's opening celebrations were a fitting start to San Francisco's social season. In fact, the parties were so good it felt like New Year's Eve in the City by the ...
California Comparison Shopping at $1.4 Million

California Comparison Shopping at $1.4 Million

Writer Michelle Quinterro explores and compares what $1.4 million can buy across the Golden State, from sunny San Diego to the City by the Bay. Introducing the first in her "Cali ...
Florals Galore on Opening Nights in San Francisco

Florals Galore on Opening Nights in San Francisco

Dresses bloomed on opening nights at San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera this season. Embellished, embroidered, beaded, printed and woven into fabrics -- flowers bursted on ...
Natalie Baszile and writer Sarah Manyika

Queen Sugar Kicks off Red Carpet Week in San Francisco

Red Carpet Week in San Francisco 2016 Starts with Queen Sugar It happens every September in San Francisco, a week filled with red carpet style openings. This year, OWN's new ...
American Idols Constantine Maroulis and Kimberly Locke

Help is on the Way XXII: On the Red Carpet

In 1995, two close friends who each lost her only son to AIDS, Barbara Richmond and Peggy Ermet, took action together for families and individuals suffering the same fate. Since both of ...
Flapper -- Black Teresa Wool Turban Hat

Introducing Centro39: Luxury Fashion from Italy

In case you haven't heard, Centro39 is a place where you can find luxury Italian fashions from emerging designers in Italy. "Centro" is the street sign to downtown in every Italian city, ...
Miss Asian Global 2016

Miss Asian Global Crowned in San Francisco

Miss Asian Global, Gina Su, 25, and Miss Asian America, Jessica Lim, 27, were crowned on August 20, 2016, at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. Established by Rose Chung in 1986, the ...
Moses Ike, Stephanie Dowd

7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala

The 7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala honored three luminaries with 2016 Legacy Awards for their social impact on the San Francisco community and their commitment to GLIDE. Felicia Horowitz, ...
Easter Sunday in the 1970s

The Rangity Tango Kid from Yolo County

Lorraine Rominger spent her childhood on a farm in Yolo County, California. She can milk cows, ride horses, drive a tractor, harvest tomatoes, and water ski behind a truck in a ditch. I've ...
Oscar by the Lake 2016

Oscar by the Lake 2016

Saks Fifth Avenue's 47th annual fashion show at Lake Tahoe featured over 70 colorful looks from the Oscar de la Renta 2017 resort collection. "This collection is quintessential Oscar," ...
Photo by Michael - originally posted to Flickr as Emerald Bay, Creative Commons

Cocktails at Lake Tahoe

Twas the night before the Oscar de la Renta show, a cocktail party at the Ritz. Sponsors and special guests gathered for a lively mix. Most women wore his dresses, their hair done with ...

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Miss Russian San Francisco 2016

Miss Russian San Francisco 2016

The third annual Miss Russian San Francisco pageant celebrated Russian culture and beauty in the Venetian Room at the Fairmont Hotel, on September 16th. Nine contestants, ages 18 – 34, competed for the title. Each produced a short introduction video, walked
San Francisco Symphony Opening Night 2016

San Francisco Symphony Opening Night 2016

San Francisco Symphony’s opening celebrations were a fitting start to San Francisco’s social season. In fact, the parties were so good it felt like New Year’s Eve in the City by the Bay. And, if you are into the local fashion scene
California Comparison Shopping at $1.4 Million

California Comparison Shopping at $1.4 Million

Writer Michelle Quinterro explores and compares what $1.4 million can buy across the Golden State, from sunny San Diego to the City by the Bay. Introducing the first in her “Cali Comparables” series for Coldwell Banker: You set a certain budget for
Florals Galore on Opening Nights in San Francisco

Florals Galore on Opening Nights in San Francisco

Dresses bloomed on opening nights at San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera this season. Embellished, embroidered, beaded, printed and woven into fabrics — flowers bursted on the scene! Florals? On the red carpet? Groundbreaking. Just a few of the bold and beautiful patrons on opening
Natalie Baszile and writer Sarah Manyika

Queen Sugar Kicks off Red Carpet Week in San Francisco

Red Carpet Week in San Francisco 2016 Starts with Queen Sugar It happens every September in San Francisco, a week filled with red carpet style openings. This year, OWN’s new television series Queen Sugar set the stage for the red carpet week. Author Natalie Baszile
American Idols Constantine Maroulis and Kimberly Locke

Help is on the Way XXII: On the Red Carpet

In 1995, two close friends who each lost her only son to AIDS, Barbara Richmond and Peggy Ermet, took action together for families and individuals suffering the same fate. Since both of their sons enjoyed theater, cabaret and the local entertainment scene, they conspired to produce
Flapper -- Black Teresa Wool Turban Hat

Introducing Centro39: Luxury Fashion from Italy

In case you haven’t heard, Centro39 is a place where you can find luxury Italian fashions from emerging designers in Italy. “Centro” is the street sign to downtown in every Italian city, and 39 is the country code for calls to Italy. Founder Dorothy
Miss Asian Global 2016

Miss Asian Global Crowned in San Francisco

Miss Asian Global, Gina Su, 25, and Miss Asian America, Jessica Lim, 27, were crowned on August 20, 2016, at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. Established by Rose Chung in 1986, the Miss Asian America and Miss Asian Global pageant aims to showcase the culture, beauty, intelligence
Moses Ike, Stephanie Dowd

7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala

The 7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala honored three luminaries with 2016 Legacy Awards for their social impact on the San Francisco community and their commitment to GLIDE. Felicia Horowitz, philanthropist and human rights advocate received the Janice Mirikitani Award, Van Jones, President &
Easter Sunday in the 1970s

The Rangity Tango Kid from Yolo County

Lorraine Rominger spent her childhood on a farm in Yolo County, California. She can milk cows, ride horses, drive a tractor, harvest tomatoes, and water ski behind a truck in a ditch. I’ve known Lorraine since the early 1990’s but only
Oscar by the Lake 2016

Oscar by the Lake 2016

Saks Fifth Avenue’s 47th annual fashion show at Lake Tahoe featured over 70 colorful looks from the Oscar de la Renta 2017 resort collection. “This collection is quintessential Oscar,” said Roopal Patel, Fashion Director for Saks Fifth Avenue. “He shines today.” Once
Photo by Michael - originally posted to Flickr as Emerald Bay, Creative Commons

Cocktails at Lake Tahoe

Twas the night before the Oscar de la Renta show, a cocktail party at the Ritz. Sponsors and special guests gathered for a lively mix. Most women wore his dresses, their hair done with care. All for a designer who was