Come meet some of San Bruno’s firefighters and support a worthy cause while enjoying a delicious breakfast comprised of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, and coffee. “The proceeds from the event will benefit the San Bruno Firefighters’ Charity Fund, which benefits the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, as well as local San Bruno charities,” wrote firefighter Dennis Molloy, San Bruno Firefighters Association vice president and breakfast chairman, in an email. The Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation, a California-based nonprofit formed in 1971, is dedicated to preventing burns and fires and providing services to those who have been affected by a burn injury. The organization unites health care providers, firefighters, emergency workers, burn care professionals, burn survivors, and others to enhance the quality of life for burn survivors and to make burn injuries a thing of the past.
San Francisco Boys Chorus: Presents an East Bay Winter Concert; 7 p.m, Dec, 16; St, John’s Presbyterian Church, Berkeley; $25-$35; www.sfbc.org, “Cinderella”: Opera San Jose presents American premiere of 12-year-old composer Alma Deutscher’s work inspired by the Cinderella fable; Dec, 16-21; California Theatre, San Jose; all dance with me - handmade ballet shoes made of recycled paper clay and paper mache as an art object sculpture shows sold out, check company website for late tickets or additional performances; www.operasj.org, “Winter’s Gifts: Family”: Presented by the Choral Project with San Jose Chamber Orchestra; Dec, 16-17 in Palo Alto and Santa Clara; $10-$35; www.choralproject.org..
The night for Adele wasn’t all good though: The singer, who had trouble with her live performance at last year’s Grammys, asked to restart her tribute to George Michael, telling the audience: “I can’t mess this up for him.” She stopped and used an expletive after singing some of a new arrangement of Michael’s “Fastlove,” as videos and photos of Michael played in the background. She re-sang the song and earned applause and support from the crowd, though Adele was teary eyed.
Update: Tom Petty has laryngitis, which has forced the postponement of one of his three concerts scheduled at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, The sold-out concert, originally scheduled for Aug, 23, will be rescheduled for Aug, 28, Tickets will be honored at the new date, Many learned about this news through a tweet from Tom Petty’s Twitter account, — Tom Petty dance with me - handmade ballet shoes made of recycled paper clay and paper mache as an art object sculpture (@tompetty) August 24, 2017, The other two Northern California appearances by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Aug.25 at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento and Aug, 27 at the Greek – are currently scheduled to go on as planned..
“Think about Gianna,” she pleaded. “She’s been with you her entire life. She couldn’t do anything without you.”. The gunfire sounded louder – closer – than before, and now Marie was trembling, sobbing, hyperventilating. She and Summer had inched down the fence line and taken refuge with six or seven others behind a dark Ford pickup near the church parking lot’s entrance. The police continued to order people in their direction, north up Giles Street, which left both girls convinced that a gunman was on foot, making his way toward them.