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People watch from their vehicles as President Donald Trump, on left of video screen, and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speak during a Presidential Debate Watch Party at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The debate party was organized by Manny's, a San Francisco community meeting and learning place.

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A large face mask is shown hanging over pumpkins in front of a house during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco.

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Smoke from California wildfires obscures the sky over Oracle Park as the Seattle Mariners take batting practice before their baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, in San Francisco. People from San Francisco to Seattle woke Wednesday to hazy clouds of smoke lingering in the air, darkening the sky to an eerie orange glow that kept street lights illuminated into midday, all thanks to dozens of wildfires throughout the West.

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Rectangles designed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus by encouraging social distancing line a city-sanctioned homeless encampment at San Francisco's Civic Center.

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Ethan Wilkins, from left, and siblings Julianna, Erika and Jaden wear face masks as they pose for photos for their mom while standing next to a rock with a face painted on it and wearing a protective mask at Bernal Heights during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco.

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Indian nationals stranded in US wait to check-in at an airport before boarding a plane back to their home country as part of 'Vande Bharat Mission', in San Francisco.

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Paul Tormey, Regional Vice President of Fairmont Hotels, wears a mask while hugging a statue of singer Tony Bennett outside of the Fairmont San Francisco hotel before leading hotel workers in a singing of the song "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," in San Francisco. Bennett had encouraged San Franciscans to join him in a sing-a-long from their homes during shelter in place orders for COVID-19 concerns.

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A man wears a mask while walking past a sign posted on a business in San Francisco

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A masked person joins janitors as they protest in front of Lyft company headquarters in San Francisco. The janitors work for a contractor and clean Lyft's headquarters. They protested their work hours being cut after a shelter-in-place order was issued last month in San Francisco to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Buses line a lot at Muni's Islais Creek Hybrid Motor Coach Facility. San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has scaled back service, and indefinitely suspended light rail service, as coronavirus shelter-in-place orders have sent ridership plummeting.

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A street performer sits alone at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. California Gov. Gavin Newsom said that sweeping guidance for Californians to avoid unnecessary gatherings to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus will likely extend beyond March.

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Carrying multiple people who have tested positive for COVID-19, the Grand Princess maintains a holding pattern about 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The cruise ship is scheduled to dock at the Port of Oakland on Monday.

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A Samsung worker gives a demonstration of the Galaxy Z Flip Phone at the Unpacked 2020 event in San Francisco.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Phones are displayed at the Unpacked 2020 event in San Francisco.

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Protesters block traffic on Beale Street where a Pacific Gas & Electric building is located in San Francisco. Pacific Gas & Electric will have to quickly reshuffle its board of directors and redraw a complex plan addressing more than $50 billion in potential wildfire claims to gain Gov. Gavin Newsom's support in time to meet a fast-approaching deadline to emerge from bankruptcy protection.

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In advance of Fleet Week performances, Team Oracle aerobatics pilots Sean D. Tucker and Jessy Panzer join the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying over San Francisco.

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Duat Mai stands atop a dead whale at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. The Marine Mammal Center plans a necropsy to determine what killed the animal.

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The Peruvian Navy tall ship "Union" makes its way past Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. The 378-foot, four-masted sailing school ship carries over a hundred cadets in their final year of Naval Academy. The inaugural arrival of the "Union" coincides with the celebration of the foundation of the Consulate of Peru in San Francisco 170 years ago when Peruvians arrived for the 1849 Gold Rush. The ship departs on Monday heading for Vancouver.

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Students march onto Market Street during a protest against climate change in San Francisco. From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students are skipping classes to protest what they see as the failures of their governments to take tough action against global warming.

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River Road, center, is flooded by the Russian River, right, in Guerneville, California. The Russian River in wine country north of San Francisco reached about 46 feet (14 meters) Wednesday night, its highest level in 25 years. Floodwaters cut off the towns of Guerneville and Monte Rio and inundated several other communities.

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A woman with a dog sails a kayak on a flooded street in Guerneville, north of San Francisco.

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San Francisco firefighters battle a fire on Geary Boulevard in San Francisco. A gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood shot flames high into the air and was burning several buildings as utility crews scrambled to shut off the flow of gas.

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Flames rage at an intersection in San Francisco. An explosion on a gas line has set at least one San Francisco building on fire and is sending huge plumes of fire and smoke into the air, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings.

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A woman carries an umbrella while crossing a street in San Francisco. The first in a series of Pacific storms brought rain to much of the state and snow in the mountains.

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The glinting Pacific offers the perfect setting for the Rolex Big Boat Series in San Francisco.

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Alcatraz Island is shown behind a locks on a pier fence in San Francisco. A partial federal shutdown has been put in motion because of gridlock in Congress over funding for President Donald Trump's Mexican border wall. The company that provides ferry services to Alcatraz Island kept its daytime tours but canceled its behind-the-scenes and night tours for Saturday.

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Supporters of Shaima Swileh hold up signs as they await her arrival at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco.

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Shaima Swileh, center, stands with her husband Ali Hassan, second from left, after Swileh arrived at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. Swileh is the Yemeni mother who won her fight for a waiver from the Trump administration's travel ban that would allow her to go to California to see her dying 2-year-old son.

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Yuriy Glukhoy, originally from Russia, looks through a magnifying glass at his ballot while voting at San Francisco Columbarium & Funeral Home in San Francisco.

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Google employees fill Harry Bridges Plaza in front of the Ferry Building during a walkout in San Francisco.

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Google employees march down the Embarcadero during a walkout in San Francisco. Hundreds of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job in a protest against what they said is the tech company's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives. In the background is the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

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Google employees hold up signs during a walkout rally at Harry Bridges Plaza in San Francisco.

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U. S. Navy Blue Angels fly during practice over San Francisco. This weekend, the Blue Angels will fly in two air air shows as part of San Francisco Fleet Week, which celebrates the long naval history in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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In advance of Fleet Week performances, Team Oracle aerobatics pilot Sean D. Tucker and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly above the San Francisco Bay, in San Francisco.

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In advance of Fleet Week performances, Team Oracle aerobatics pilot Sean D. Tucker and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly above the San Francisco Bay in San Francisco.

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In advance of Fleet Week performances, Team Oracle aerobatics pilot Sean D. Tucker and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over the San Francisco Bay in San Francisco.

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In advance of Fleet Week performances, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over the San Francisco Bay in San Francisco.

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Members of the group 1000 Grandmothers protest outside the Moscone Center in San Francisco where the Global Climate Action Summit is being held. The group, which says it is made up of elder women activists working to address the climate crisis, chanted "Listen to your Grandma, no more fracking!"

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Protesters block an entrance to the Moscone Center where the Global Action Climate Summit was taking place in San Francisco.

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Protesters block an entrance to the Moscone Center where the Global Action Climate Summit was taking place in San Francisco.

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Johan Rockstrom, left, the Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Center and Christiana Figueres, Founding Partner, Global Optimism and Convenor, Mission 2020, give a presentation during the opening plenary of the Global Action Climate Summit in San Francisco.

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Johan Rockstrom, left, the Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Center, speaks during the opening plenary of the Global Action Climate Summit in San Francisco.

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In this aerial photo, provided by Lou Dematteis Spectral Q, over twenty indigenous leaders from around the world along with supporters gather to create a "Solar Hummingbird" human installation, inspired by Colombian artist Jhon? ?Corte?s, at? ?Crissy Field near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to produce a visual message calling for climate justice and indigenous rights. San Francisco is hosting the Global Climate Action Summit from Sept. 12 to Sept. 14, which will focus on crafting solutions to the global climate crisis.

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Hotel workers and their union representatives demonstrate in front of the J. W. Marriott's Westin St. Francis hotel including San Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, front center in San Francisco.

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San Francisco supervisor Rafael Mandelman was arrested with hotel workers in front of the J. W. Marriott's Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco. Police say dozens of hotel workers protesting outside the hotel on Labor Day were arrested for blocking a street in one of the city's busiest tourist areas. A union spokesman says many hotel workers hold two jobs to support their families and their salaries have increased by 7 percent in a decade.

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Pride Parade participants carry Love signs down Market Street in San Francisco.

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Demonstrators shout slogans as they march during a student-led protest against gun violence in San Francisco, one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Florida.

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A man standing on the bow of a Golden Gate Ferry takes a picture of a container ship as it heads toward the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco.

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick leaves federal court in San Francisco. Wednesday was Kalanick's second day of testimony in a trial centered on allegations that he conspired with former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski to rip off Google's self-driving car project, while Uber was attempting build its own robotic vehicles.

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A partially-eclipsed super blue blood moon sets behind San Francisco's Embarcadero Center in San Francisco.

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Customers wait for the opening of recreational marijuana sales at The Apothecarium in San Francisco.

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A shopper examines a cannabis display at Medithrive during the store's first day of recreational marijuana sales in San Francisco.

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JP Noda stocks cannabis at The Apothecarium shortly before the store opened for its first day of recreational marijuana sales in San Francisco.

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Gary Diehl shops for cannabis at Medithrive during the store's first day of recreational marijuana sales, in San Francisco.

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An employee stocks cannabis at a store shortly before its first day of recreational marijuana sales in San Francisco. California's legal pot market is being ushered in with a sprawling, untested system to transport buds and products around the state.

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Shalin Mobi, of India, reacts after being the first person to purchase the new iPhone X at the Apple Union Square store, in San Francisco.

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In advance of Fleet Week performances, U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over the San Francisco Bay during a photo flight.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a Google event at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

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A Google employee demonstrates a Google Pixelbook Pen at a Google event at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

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A woman holds up the Google Pixel 2 phone, left, next to the Pixel 2 XL phone at a Google event at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

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Former World War II "comfort woman" Yongsoo Lee, 89, of South Korea, stands by a statue of Haksoon Kim while looking at the "Comfort Women" monument after it was unveiled in San Francisco. The monument was dedicated to the young women victims of Japanese military sexual slavery from 1932 until the end of World War II in 1945. Haksoon Kim was the first to break the silence about "comfort women" in 1991.

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Bolts of lightning are shown striking south of San Francisco.

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A woman walks past a World Trade Center tribute banner showing the names of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at Willie Mays Plaza outside of AT&T Park in San Francisco.

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A man looks at a World Trade Center tribute banner showing the names of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at Willie Mays Plaza outside of AT&T Park in San Francisco.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown signs a climate bill as former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, fifth from left, watches on Treasure Island.

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Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger gestures while speaking as Gov. Jerry Brown, left, listens before a climate bill signing on Treasure Island, in San Francisco. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation keeping alive California's signature initiative to fight global warming, which puts a cap and a price on climate-changing emissions. The Democratic governor was joined by his celebrity predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who signed the 2006 bill that led to the creation of the nation's only cap and trade system to reduce greenhouse gases in all industries.

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Paul Brady, left, and his husband Frank Reyes pose for a photo at the Pride parade in San Francisco. Reyes, who dressed as a "legal alien," and Brady said they decided to march in San Francisco's Pride Parade for the first time in many years because they feel the need to stand up for their rights and those of people in their community.

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A marcher walks during the Pride parade in San Francisco.

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Confetti falls over SF Balloon Magic marchers during the Pride parade in San Francisco.

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Karen Shore holds up a sign outside of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. A panel of appeals court judges reviewing President Donald Trump's travel ban hammered away at the federal government's arguments that the states cannot challenge the order.

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A protester holds a sign at San Francisco International Airport during a demonstration to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., in San Francisco.

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A tower from the Golden Gate Bridge is seen over a blanket of fog, in San Francisco. Sunshine and fog returned to some areas of Northern California after a series of storms which caused flooding in various cities.

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Fireworks explode over the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge as part of New Year's Eve celebrations, in San Francisco.

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Steve Mahan, who is blind, stands by the Waymo driverless car during a Google event, in San Francisco. The self-driving car project that Google started seven years ago has grown into a company called Waymo.

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Mark Zuckerberg at a developers’ conference in San Francisco

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Fog blankets the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, in San Francisco.

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San Francisco Police stand at the site of a shooting outside the June Jordan School for Equity and City Arts and Technology High School, which share a campus, in San Francisco, California. Several teenage students were shot in the shared parking lot of the two San Francisco high schools, and one of the students is in critical condition, authorities said.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to volunteers who pack into a room at a campaign field office in San Francisco.

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Sabrina Ellis, Google director of product management, talks about the colors of the new Google Pixel phone during a product event, in San Francisco.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a product event, in San Francisco. Google launched an aggressive challenge to Apple and Samsung, introducing its own new line of smartphones called Pixel, which are designed to showcase a digital helper the company calls "Google Assistant."

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new iPhone 7 during an event to announce new products in San Francisco.

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An African penguin bites onto a heart shaped valentine handed out by biologist II Amy Walters at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. The valentines will be used as nesting material.

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Playboy Playmates pose during the Playboy Super Bowl 50 Party at AT&T Park, in San Francisco.

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This photo provided by the San Francisco Zoo shows Elly as the zoo celebrates the 45th birthday of the oldest black rhinoceros in North America, in San Francisco. The exact date of Elly's birth isn't known, as she was born in the wild. But she has lived at the zoo since April 1974. Elly has given birth to 14 calves, helping preserve a critically endangered species.

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Fireworks light up the sky over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the city skyline as part of New Year's Eve celebrations, in San Francisco.

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Newspapers with front pages featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Silicon valley, are on display at a stall in Bangalore.

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San Diego Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista can't make the stop on a single by San Francisco Giants' Kelby Tomlinson during the fifth inning of a baseball game, in San Francisco.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attends a function in San Francisco on the occasion of the First International Day of Yoga.

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Gypsy Taub, left, places a ring on the finger of Jaymz Smith, right, during their nude wedding outside City Hall, in San Francisco. Taub, the face of San Francisco's nude rights movement, tied the knot outside City Hall and was later cited and released by police. Taub, a mother of three who conducts nude interviews on public access TV, has been arrested repeatedly for violating the city's public nudity ban.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPad Air, in San Francisco.

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The entrance to Teuscher

Chocolate tasting at a gourmet walk

Leonidas Belgian Chocolates

Cacao beans on display at the TCHO Factory

Ghirardelli Square, home to the famous Ghirardelli Chocolate Company

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Master chocolatier Michael Recchiuti at Recchiuti Little Nib

The façade of Fog City News

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A chocolatier decorating chocolates

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People look at the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 which crashed at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco.

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A protester gestures while celebrating the one year anniversary of the Occupy Movement in the financial district of San Francisco.

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