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March 12th, 2010 - Open Knowledge — LiveJournal

Mar. 12th, 2010

09:39 am - Sunday Streets San Francisco - Come out and play!

via sundaystreetssf.com

"The SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, the City of San Francisco and Livable City (Sunday Streets fiscal sponsor) are pleased to announce the kick off of the 3rd Sunday Streets season on March 14th 2010.

The 3.3 mile route travels along the Embarcadero, from China Basin in Mission Bay to Fisherman’s Wharf. The Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District and PIER 39 join Sunday Streets once again, and are presenting a ‘Family Fitness Fair’ in conjunction with Sunday Streets. Activities include free Salsa lessons, bike programs, rentals, repairs, kid’s games and activities, Yoga, adult fitness and dance workout sessions and much, much more! See below for full program details and route map."

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09:40 am - Citywide garage sale - Mountain View

via ci.mtnview.ca.us

"Clean out your closets and garage and turn trash into treasure. One good use deserves another!

Register for the Citywide Garage Sale at homes throughout Mountain View (May 1, 2010) and the Community Yard Sale at Rengstorff Park (May 8, 2010). Both events are held from 8 am to 2 pm, rain or shine. Registration is March 1, 2010 through April 16, 2010.

Maps will be available in the Mountain View Voice newspaper on April 30th, printed copies of maps can be found inside lobby areas of City Hall, the Library, the Community Center, and the Senior Center during business hours. Maps will be placed outside these civic locations for pick up on Saturday morning. (Sorry, no maps at coffeehouses.) Online Search, Maps and Address Lists will also be available at www.mvrecycle.org on April 30th!

Call 650-903-6227 or visit http://www.mvrecycle.org for more information.

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10:24 am - Why no one cares about privacy anymore | Politics and Law - CNET News

"As a social good," says Richard Posner, the federal judge and iconoclastic conservative, "I think privacy is greatly overrated because privacy basically means concealment. People conceal things in order to fool other people about them. They want to appear healthier than they are, smarter, more honest and so forth." That isn't a defense of snooping as much as a warning of the flip side of privacy--concealing facts that are discreditable, including those that other people have a legitimate reason for knowing.
via news.cnet.com

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