San Francisco News for May 9th 2013

San Francisco surrenders in fight over cell-phone warnings
The industry association has asserted the San Francisco ordinance, if put into effect, would mislead consumers about the relative risks posed by cell phones, contrary to the FCC's determination that all wireless phones legally sold in the Unites States More…

Braves-Giants Preview
The Braves will try to keep swinging the bats well and notch their fourth win in five games Thursday night when they open a four-game series in San Francisco. Atlanta (20-13) became the first visiting team to win a series in Cincinnati this season with More…

San Francisco finally kills cell phone radiation law
San Francisco finally kills cell phone radiation law. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors ends its 3-year battle with the wireless industry by agreeing to a permanent injunction against the "Right to Know" ordinance. Kent German. by Kent German. May More…

49ers reach deal on new stadium name
The upcoming season will be the 49ers’ last at historic Candlestick Park in San Francisco. The team is planning to move to the new $1.2 billion stadium, about 45 miles south in Santa Clara and adjacent to the 49ers practice facility, for the 2014 season. More…

San Francisco 49ers Reach Stadium Naming Deal With Levi Strauss
The San Francisco 49ers and Levi Strauss & Co. reached a 20-year, $220 million agreement to name the National Football League team's stadium under construction in Santa Clara for the world's biggest maker of jeans. The apparel maker is proposing to More…

Adam Snyder joins San Francisco 49ers for two years – NFL.com
Adam Snyder left the San Francisco 49ers last season for a chance to start on the Arizona Cardinals, picking up a huge signing bonus along the way. Now he's More…

San Francisco surrenders in fight over cell phone warnings
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – San Francisco city leaders, after losing a key round in court against the cell phone industry, have agreed to revoke an ordinance that would have been the first in the United States to require retailers to warn consumers about More…

SAN FRANCISCO – Bicycle Film Festival
Fun Bike Shorts: 3:00pm A great collection for Fun Bike Shorts from around the world. Great for the whole family! Program 2. Program 2. Around the world – 5: More…

New San Francisco 49ers home to be named Levi's Stadium – Vancouver Sun
While the stadium will be in the heart of technology-rich Silicon Valley, the San Francisco-based apparel company best known for its jeans will hold the name. The proposal, which also has an option to be extended for an additional five years, will be More…

San Francisco Giants walk off with victory on Andres Torres' single
SAN FRANCISCO — Andres Torres got a warning as he strolled to the plate with two outs and the winning run on third base in the bottom of the 10th inning. Several of Torres' teammates told him that a hit would lead to the customary flurry of short More…

San Francisco reneges on proposed cellphone warning sticker
Californians already see earthquake notices in elevators and falling rock signs on the beach, but if certain lawmakers had managed to get their way,
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Official: Repair for broken rods on San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge could
OAKLAND, Calif. — The planned repair for broken seismic safety rods on the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge could cost between $5 million and $10 million, a state transportation official said Wednesday. Officials still don't know More…

Official: Repair for broken rods on San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge could
OAKLAND, Calif. ??? The planned repair for seismic safety rods that snapped on the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge could cost between $5 million to $10 million, a state transportation official said Wednesday. California Transportation … More…

Human Head Discovered At Recycling Yard In Oakland << CBS San
Authorities are investigating the discovery of a human head found at an Oakland recycling yard Wednesday morning.
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Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society, Book Chronicles the
As previously posted on Laughing Squid, a new book has been in the works that chronicles the “strange but true” history of the influential collective known as the San Francisco Cacophony Society. The 320-page book, co-authored by Kevin
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San Francisco should revisit zoning rules governing medical marijuana
The conversation surrounding medical marijuana dispensaries in San Francisco has wound its way in recent years from “should we?” to “where should we?” to “how much should we?” Now, the discussion is headed back to “where should we?” The Board of More…

San Francisco surrenders in fight over cell phone radiation law – RT
City officials in San Francisco, California have forfeited a long-time crusade that sought to mandate health advisories on cell phones and smartphone products.
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San Francisco hotels pricey? Van on Airbnb is only $92 a night
San Francisco hotels pricey? Van on Airbnb is only $92 a night. A Chevy van in San Francisco renting for less than a hundred bucks a night might be the best deal in town. Daniel Terdiman. by Daniel Terdiman. May 8, 2013 3:16 PM PDT Follow @GreeterDan More…

Cell Phone Warning Label Requirement Revoked by San Francisco
San Francisco has caved following a multi-year battle over an ordinance that would require manufacturers to list the radiation levels of phones to be posted.
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Halladay to have shoulder surgery , eyes ' 13 return
SAN FRANCISCO ??? For Roy Halladay, arthroscopic surgery on his troublesome throwing shoulder became the best-case scenario when he had prepared himself for the worst – a career-ending injury that would force his retirement when he’s far from ready. More…

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