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The Presidio Trust says “dates are going fast so book soon” to make your reservation for the Rob Hill Campground for the April–October 2022 season. You can make your reservation here . . .  Marina resident Megan Bull, a survivor of the July 2019 Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting, is a finalist for KRON-TV’s Remarkable Women award, due to be announced on April 5. She is the president and founder of the nonprofit Reclaim Foundation (, which connects survivors of traumatic events with other survivors to help nurture healing . . . Republicans in Sacramento are complaining about Democratic opposition to their plan to suspend the state’s 51 cent per gallon gas tax in light of the spike in gas prices. Sensing the public mood, The Save Mart Companies (of Save Mart, Lucky, and FoodMaxx fame) issued a press release saying people can save money by buying its newly expanded line of private label brands. But you still probably need to drive to the store . . . In southeastern San Francisco, McLaren Park now sports what’s being touted as the city’s first public space “designed and dedicated” for the practice of tai chi. The Mansell Tai Chi Court opened March 18, and features berms for wind protection and sweeping downtown views. It’s located at John F. Shelley Drive near Mansell Street.

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