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7:16am

Fri February 15, 2013
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February 15, 2013


46th day of 2013, 319 remaining


Sunrise: 6;59am
Sunset: 5:49pm


29% of the moon is visible, setting at 11:48pm, rising at 9:46am


Low Tides at the Golden Gate: o9:12am/o8:54pm
High Tides: o2:47am/03:36pm


Special Celebrations today:


Today is Candlemas Day
It's National Gum Drop Day
It's Doghouse  Day
Singles Awareness Day
International Flirting week


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7:30am

Thu February 14, 2013
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February 14, 2013


Today is Valentines Day
It's National Organ Donor Day
It's Ferris Wheel Day
International Flirting week


On this day in...


1929 The St. Valentines Day Massacre took place . 
1931 "Dracula" starring Bela Lugosi opened in movie theaters.
1946 IBM switched on its first real computer at the University of Pennsylvania
1972JOHN lennon and Yoko Ono began a week as hosts of the "Mike Douglas Show"


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12:16pm

Wed February 13, 2013
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sunrise in San Francisco:           7:01 a.m.           Sunset:  5:47 p.m.

Day Length:  10 hours, 46 minutes

Moonrise:          8:39 a.m.                              Moonset:  9:50 p.m.

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12:12pm

Wed February 13, 2013
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Tuesday, Febuary 12, 2013

KALWSunrise in San Francisco:           7:02 a.m.           Sunset:  5:46 p.m.

Day Length:  10 hours, 43+1/2-minutes

Moonrise:          8:07 a.m.                              Moonset:  8:48 p.m.

Today is:   Mardi Gras! (Fat Tuesday)  Laissez les bon temps roulez!

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12:27pm

Mon February 11, 2013
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Monday, February 11, 2013

 

San Francisco  sunrise:   7:04 a.m.                Sunset 5:45 p.m.    

Day Length:   10 hours, 41 minutes

Moonrise:   7:34 am.                                       Moonset:  7:45 p.m.

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