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Mallaby, Sebastian

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author comes the astonishingly frank and intimate story of success and failure inside Silicon Valley's dominant venture capital firms-and how their strategies and fates have shaped the path of innovation, and the global economy, writ large"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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Summary: Collection of photographs combined with commentary by 20 writers. The work documents the rich history of the social movements of the 1960's and 1970's with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area. Distinguished writers explore the rise of the Black Panthers, the Free-Speech and Anti-war movements, feminism, disability rights, environmental activism, the struggle for gay rights, Cesar Chavez and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkeley Art Center Association 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 327.172 WHO

Calhoun, Bob

Summary: "The 170-year history of the San Francisco Bay Area told through its crimes and how they intertwine with the city's art, music, and politics In The Murders That Made Us, the story of the San Francisco Bay Area unfolds through its most violent and depraved acts. From the city's earliest days, where vigilantes hung perps from buildings and newspaper publishers shot it out on Market Street, to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2021

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Summary: Profiles twelve contemporary artists from three urban centers: Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ART

Freedman, Russell

Summary: A middle-grade history of the "other Ellis Island" traces how Angel Island served as an entry point for one million Asian immigrants to the United States in the early 20th century, drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters and "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed to describe the center's screening process, immigration policies and eventual renaissance as a historic site.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 979.4 FRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J979.4 FRE

Olsen, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 OLS

Mortensen, Lori

Summary: Describes Angel Island Immigration Station and why it is a symbol of hope and struggle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MOR

Lin, Jeremy Atherton

Summary: Strobing lights and dark rooms; throbbing house and drag queens on counters; first kisses, last call: the gay bar has long been a place of solidarity and sexual expression—whatever your scene, whoever you’re seeking. But in urban centers around the world, they are closing, a cultural demolition that has Jeremy Atherton Lin wondering: What was the gay bar? How have they shaped him? And could...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Kiesling, Lydia

Summary: In Lydia Kiesling's debut novel, we accompany Daphne, a young mother on the edge of a breakdown, as she flees her sensible but strained life in San Francisco for the high desert of Altavista with her toddler, Honey. Bucking under the weight of being a single parent--her Turkish husband is unable to return to the United States because of a "processing error"--Daphne takes refuge in a mobile home...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIE

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: Provides information on major points of interest, activities, accomodations, restaurants, shopping, transportation, and entertainment in the city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO

Summary: "Tough Tony Banks, a retired gangster ... reluctantly comes out of retirement to silence his old friend and squealer. ... Tony's [San Francisco] suburban haven comes crashing down as his daughter ... takes up with a hippie ... and [Tony's] wife ... gives them permission to move into their house with their hippy friends. The all-star cast includes ... Groucho Marx in his final role as the mob...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SKI

Biafra, Jello.

Contents: Disc 1: The big ka-boom, parts 2-69 -- Disc 2: The big ka-boom, parts 70-666 -- Disc 3: Cowboy Cornholio and the Sunshine State -- And Gore made us want to Ralph -- The rolling blackout revue -- 12 steps to corporate-free sobriety -- Joey Ramone.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Alternative Tentacles Records 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN BIA

Simpson, John W. (John Warfield)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.61 SIM

Selvin, Joel

Summary: In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic 1960s. The product of 20 years of research and dozens of interviews with many key players, including...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 SEL

Summary: Obsessive-compulsive sleuth Adrian Monk is back, solving crimes and keeping things immaculate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD MON

Talbot, David

Summary: Traces the story of San Francisco in the latter half of the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the civil rights movement and pop culture to the 49ers and famous crime cases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.09794 TAL

Markham, Lauren

Summary: "The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California--fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong. Growing up in rural El Salvador in the wake of the civil war, Ernesto Flores had always had a fascination with the United States, the faraway land of skyscrapers and Nikes, while his identical twin, Raul, never felt that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Summary: Set in the ruthless world of San Francisco in the late 1800s, rival Chinatown crime families are pitted against each other, against the police, and against an overtly racist white working class.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAR

Summary: From their uniquely-equipped office at SFPD headquarters, Chief Ironside continues to lead his special police unit, fighting crime others cannot. His crack team includes Sgt. Ed Brown, ex-con-turned-assistant Mark Sanger and beautiful policewoman Eve Whitfield.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV IRO

Volz, Alia

Summary: "During the 70s in San Francisco, Alia's mother ran the underground Sticky Fingers Brownies, delivering upwards of 10,000 illegal marijuana edibles per month throughout the circus-like atmosphere of a city in the throes of major change. She exchanged psychic readings with Alia's future father, and thereafter had a partner in business and life. Each was devoted to the occult, and they regularly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VOLZ, ALIA VOL

Summary: His life changed history. His courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, became a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977. His election makes him the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MIL

Davis, Sara

Summary: "N is employed at a prestigious California university, where he has distinguished himself as an aloof and somewhat eccentric presence. His meticulous, ordered life is violently disrupted by the death of his estranged father - unanticipated and, as it increasingly seems to N, surrounded by murky circumstances. His investigation leads him to a hotel built over a former Spanish mission, a site...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAV

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