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Free Entrance To National Parks Offered This Weekend

This weekend may be the perfect time to visit a national park, as entrance fees are being waived for the third time this year.

04/16/2015

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Ben & Jerry’s Announces Free Ice Cream Scoop Day

Picking a flavor for your free scoop may be the most difficult decision you make on Tuesday, April 14th.

03/18/2015

Joshua Tree National Park occupies part of California's Mojave Desert. Congress passed a law in 1994 changing its designation from a national monument to national park. The park - about the size of Rhode Island - is mostly wilderness, inhabited by lizards, ground squirrels, bighorn sheep and coyotes. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

Plan For Free Admission To National Parks For 4th Graders, Their Families To Be Unveiled

President Barack Obama is turning a historic South Side neighborhood in Chicago into a national monument Thursday, in a visit that also could provide a political lift to the city’s mayor.

02/19/2015

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Tech Millionaire Anonymously Gifting Bottles Of Wine To Bay Area Diners

A woman known only as the “Secret Somm” has been anonymously gifting diners at Bay Area restaurants with free bottles of wine.

02/03/2015

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Best Cocktail Happy Hours: Tenderloin Secrets, Bar In A Bookstore, Even An SF Honky Tonk

Searching among all the choices for the best happy hour deals can prove a daunting task, so we have amassed a list of five of the best cocktail happy hours in the city for affordable after-work socializing.

01/15/2015

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Tom Hanks Writes About Experiences At Hayward’s Chabot College, Voices Support For Free Access

Actor Tom Hanks penned an op-ed on his experiences at Hayward’s Chabot College, and voiced his support for the President’s plan to make two years of free community college available to millions of Americans.

01/14/2015

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Obama’s New Plan Offers 2 Years Of Community College To Millions Of Students For Free

Going to college for free might sound too good to be true, but thanks to President Obama, that might become a reality.

01/08/2015

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15 Things You Can Do In The Bay Area — Week Of December 7th-December 15th

REAL snow in the city, Hanukkah, The Golden Girls, and rescued animals — all things you can do, many free this week in the Bay Area!

12/05/2014

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