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  • I was with him in Dogpatch the last year of the war.

    Young, James F.

  • Despite the bum rap San Francisco gets about wind and fog, sunshine is the norm in Dogpatch, which is why I can grow bamboo, hot-pink bougainvilleas and an apple tree, a Japanese maple and fuchsia.

    Red Room: Victoria Zackheim: Rats in San Francisco?

  • Scoopt St. David Ambrose and Justin Tsang moved their start-up company, Scoop St., an online collective-buying service, into a New York incubator in January called Dogpatch Labs.

    More Incubators Hatch Start-Ups

  • Probably tired of "Dogpatch" jokes and denied a promotion, he skulked off with his prototype Beetle armor, and embarked on a career in crime.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • In 1972 he was moved to a camp in the northern part of North Vietnam called "Dogpatch" and returned to the "Hanoi Hilton"

    Johnson, Harlod E.

  • In 1971 was transferred with some 200 others to a camp we called "Dogpatch" near the Chinese border.

    Jayroe, Julius S.

  • Some say it's from the packs of wild dogs that roamed for scraps among nearby meatpacking factories; others say the district's hardscrabble appearance made it seem like the hillbilly town, "Dogpatch," Li'l Abner's home in the comic strip.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Rincon Hill the neighborhood covers a small hill south of market next to the freeway and extends into the newly created UCSF Mission Bay area, or "Dogpatch" neighborhood.

    SF0

  • And I've heard about a prison called Dogpatch up near the Chinese border. "

    Honorbound

  • I love the burnt-sugar and sea-salt flavors at this ice-cream shop in the Dogpatch neighborhood.

    Keeping Reality at Bay

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