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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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Oakland: Free Parking On Saturdays Between Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day

Residents and visitors to Oakland will be able to park for free in the city on every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to city officials.

11/27/2014

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