St Mark's Lutheran - San Francisco - Three hundred fifty community leaders and onlookers witnessed the cornerstone laying of the new St. Markus, the largest German church in California. The church, which cost $56,000 to build, was dedicated on March 10, 1895. A Schoenstein organ and chandelier from Germany, donated by sugar tycoon Claus Spreckels, were transferred from the Geary St. church to the new St. Markus.
Fifty-two countries join 'March against Monsanto'. Hundreds of postings on the MAM Facebook page reveal the scale of global anger at Monsanto, with photos of huge demos in Korea, Taiwan, Mexico, Ecuador, Australia, Germany, Ghana, India and dozens of cities across the US. http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_round_up/2410843/fiftytwo_countries_join_march_against_monsanto.html