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yerba buena

(yâr′bə bwā′nə, yûr′bə)
n.
1. A trailing perennial plant (Clinopodium douglasii) in the mint family, having fragrant leaves and white or purplish flowers, used in herbal medicine and to make a tealike beverage.
2. Any of several other fragrant plants in the mint family.

yerba buena (yer·b bwāˑ·n),

n traditional name given to mint, savory, or other herbs, depending upon the local variant of Curanderismo being practiced. See also Curanderismo.
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Ahora que est familiarizado con la banda, prep rese porque lo que viene para este gran festival es baile, pues una de las sorpresas de la tarde de Yerba Buena, es su acompanamiento con el violinista cubano Alfredo De la Fe, considerado una de las figuras destacadas & la salsa.
A design competition held in 1997 resulted in a number of creative approaches to a "signature span" for the segment over the shipping channel adjacent to Yerba Buena Island.
Yerba Buena also became the new home for Crown Point Press, longtime publishers of fine art limited editions.
The Latin Concert Series feature Rebeca Mauleon's Descarga en Yerba Buena (on June 30), Candela (on July 7), a Tribute to Armando Peraza (on September 1), and headlining the Fourth Annual Latin Jazz Festival in the Gardens (on September 30) is the award-winning Cuban flutist Orlando "Maraca" Valle.
There could not be a greater contrast between the urban design and architecture of the San Francisco Civic Centre and the recently-opened Yerba Buena Gardens.
The festival, with attendance of over 10,000 enthusiastic theatergoers takes place at Yerba Buena Gardens, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Zeum, and the Metreon.
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A few blocks from the Moscone Center and next to Yerba Buena Gardens, the 277-room hotel brings a new level of luxury to this side of the city.
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The somewhat prosaically named Center for the Arts Theatre (CFA) at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco is the main component in an ambitious urban grand plan begun over a quarter of a century ago by the city's Redevelopment Agency.
This unique event will take place at the Yerba Buena Cultural Center indoors and outdoors in downtown San Francisco.