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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

French President Francois Hollande (C) speaks at a reception as California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom (L) and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (R) listen during a visit to City Hall on February 12, 2014 in San Francisco. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

French President Hollande Meets Silicon Valley Tech Execs In San Francisco

French President Francois Hollande was meeting with city officials and tech kingpins in San Francisco, and offering his government’s support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley.

02/12/2014

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Coppola’s ‘Bling Ring’ At Home At Decadent Cannes

Sofia Coppola was just 8 years old when she first came to the Cannes Film Festival. Her father, Francis Ford Coppola, was there to premiere a work-in-progress cut of a film…

05/16/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

French actor Jean Reno attends a photocall at the MIPTV, on April 1, 2012 in Cannes, on the French Riviera. (Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images)

False Twitter Rumor Circulates Saying French Actor Jean Reno Dead

False rumors of the death of French actor Jean Reno circulated social networks, including Twitter on Sunday.

12/17/2012

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France Eyes ‘Google Tax’ For French Websites

French President Francois Hollande is considering a pushing for a new tax that would see search engines such as Google have to pay each time they use content from French media.

10/30/2012

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Twitter Agrees To Pull Anti-Semitic Tweets

A French Jewish group that threatened a lawsuit against Twitter said the social network has agreed to pull tweets under a pair of hash tags that spawned more than a week of racist and anti-Semitic posts.

10/19/2012

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French Official Calls For Boycott Of California Wines

California’s recently-enacted ban on foie gras has prompted a French agricultural official to urge his countrymen to boycott wines from the Golden State, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report.

07/12/2012

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HealthWatch: Do The French Hold Secrets To Good Parenting?

From wine, to cheese, to sophisticated styles, Americans have adopted certain tastes from the French. But will Bay Area parents adopt a Gallic parenting style?

02/16/2012

USA's striker Alex Morgan (L) celebrates with USA's midfielder Megan Rapinoe, after scoring the 1-3 goal during the FIFA women's football World Cup semi-final match France vs USA in Moenchengladbach, Germany, on July 13, 2011. (Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Cal Star Scores In USA Women’s Win Over France

The United States is in the World Cup final for the first time since 1999, and once again, it was Abby Wambach, along with former Cal star forward Alex Morgan, coming up big in a 3-1 victory over France.

CBS San Francisco–07/13/2011