New Television Pilot/Show In San Francisco?

Across the street from San Francisco’s Hall of Justice, on Bryant, is a decent size film crew with extras preparing to film a scene from either a new television pilot or show. From what I could barely see of their badges, it says “Saving Cate”, “Saving Grace” (I doubt it…), it’s saving something Facing Kate. It definitely isn’t filming for NBC’s Trauma, as that was canceled last year.

From the SFGate.com article:

On the small screen: San Francisco is ready for its close-up. The new show “Facing Kate” will film its pilot episode at City Hall today.

The USA drama, about a divorced female lawyer who becomes a mediator, will film scenes in Civic Center Plaza, on the Polk Street steps of City Hall, and in various parts of City Hall itself. The production crew will set up shop in the North Light Court.

The filming is expected to take most of the afternoon and may slow the process of entering City Hall.

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It wouldn't be a TV/Movie set without the refreshments
It wouldn't be a TV/Movie set without the refreshments

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Cherry Blossom Festival at Japantown

2007-04-22 - Cherry Blossom Festival - 054So I went to the 40th Annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival at Japantown in San Francisco, CA today. Very cool event. It was super crowded and they closed off Post street between Fillmore Street and Laguna Street for the grand parade that marched from City Hall to here. There were many participants, my primary interest was the Anime Costume Contest which started late at 3pm. The grand parade started at 1pm. Mayor Gavin Newsom was there to speak as well as the Chief of Police, Heather J. Fong.

This was ninth consecutive year the Anime Costume Contest has been going on. It was quite an experience to see in person and see the level of detail Anime fans devoted to the costumes. Seeing is believing, check out the pics: http://www.bui4ever.com/photos/album/2007-04-22_-_cherry_blossom_festival/ or http://www.flickr.com/photos/bui4ever/sets/72157600111900345/.

Yet Wah Restaurant Review

Andrea and I chose Yet Wah Restaurant in San Francisco (at the recommendation of our friend, Ray) to be the restaurant where our parents will formally meet.

Yet Wah is located in Diamond Heights in San Francisco. Their address is: 5238 Diamond Heights Blvd., San Francisco, CA. They are open daily from 10am to 10:30pm. They can be contacted via telephone at 415.282.0788. Continue reading Yet Wah Restaurant Review