San Francisco News for May 12th 2013

Amazon Web Services summit San Francisco: It's all about the
Cameron Peron is VP Marketing at Newvem, a cloud operations optimization service. Amazon has launched a series of local Amazon Web Services summits More…

SF Giants' Concession Workers Take Strike Vote
While the San Francisco Giants try to strike out the Atlanta Braves on today in San Francisco, AT&T Park workers will be voting on a different kind of strike next door. Park concession workers, represented by the Unite Here Local 2, will vote on … More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Atlanta
Matt Cain gave up two runs over eight innings to guide the San Francisco Giants to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in the second of a four-game set at AT&T Park. Cain (2-2) surrendered just three hits and two walks, while striking out seven to earn More…

America's Cup fatality raises safety questions
Still, the death of British Olympic champion Andrew “Bart” Simpson during a training session on San Francisco Bay gives fresh urgency as they chase the oldest trophy in international sports this summer. How safe are the boats? Authorities are hoping … More…

America's Cup planning endures rough waters
Artemis Racing crew members gather at a Treasure Island dock as their 72-foot-long catamaran floats upside down on Friday, May 10, 2013, in San Francisco. Sailor Andrew “Bart” Simpson died the day before when the high-tech catamaran capsized during … More…

Hudson loses to Giants for 1st time in 7 years
By JOE STIGLICH The_Associated_Press. Tweet ?? 0 Comments E-mail Print. Braves Giants Baseball. Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson throws to the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 10, 2013 in San Francisco. More…

San Francisco Giants Vs. Atlanta Braves: 5/11/13 Tyrone's Free MLB Baseball Pick
San Francisco Giants Vs. Atlanta Braves: 5/11/13 Tyrone's Free MLB Photo by: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports. The Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants jockey for National League superiority at AT&T Park on Saturday. Atlanta Braves (21-14) at San More…

Kickstarting the San Francisco Giants – McCovey Chronicles
Some of the San Francisco Giants see that they don't have to pay out of pocket for stuff and are now asking ardent fans and crowdfunding enthusiasts to help them start and complete their pet projects.
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Fine Living: Marin designers add flair to SF Showcase
HERBST MANOR, an 8,000-square-foot mansion built by noted architect Ernest Coxhead in 1899 at Divisadero Street and Pacific Avenue in San Francisco, is this year's setting for the San Francisco Decorator Showcase. "The Showcase is a great place for More…

Lakeport Sinkhole Devours Subdivision north of San Francisco
In Lakeport, a subdivision about 100 miles north of San Francisco, homeowners are abandoning virtually everything they own. A large sinkhole is slowly devouring their community. The ground below their homes is disappearing at an unpredictable rate. More…

City Hall Headlines For May 10, 2013: SF's Budget Surplus, Was
San Francisco Controller Ben Rosenfield said on Thursday the city would end its current fiscal year running through June with a budget surplus of $96.0 million, or $58 million above his office's previous estimate.” San Francisco's budget
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Even in Good-Food-Obsessed Berkeley, High School Students Eat
Despite the nearby influence of Alice Waters and her Edible Schoolyard Project, students at Berkeley High School, by and large, eat like crap. A new piece in the San Francisco Chronicle notes that Berkeley High, like one in three high schools
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walk-off homer tops San Francisco
PROVO, Utah — Kelton Caldwell hit a walk-off homer, lifting the BYU baseball team 10-9 over San Francisco in a back-and-forth thriller Friday night at Larry H. Miller Field. Down 7-6 in the seventh, Jacob Hannemann hit a three-run shot to take the More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Atlanta
Gregor Blanco hit a three-run double and an RBI triple, while Madison Bumgarner tossed seven stellar frames as the San Francisco Giants downed the Atlanta Braves, 10-1, in the third installment of a four-game set at AT&T Park. Pablo Sandoval added a More…

America's Cup boat nosedived, broke into pieces
The Artemis Racing AC72 catamaran, an America’s Cup entry from Sweden, lies capsized near the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge after turning over during training in San Francisco Bay on Thursday, May 9, 2013, in San Francisco. Artemis Racing said … More…

Bay Views Included: San Francisco Home Lists for $12.5 Million
A William Wurster-designed home in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights is on the market with an asking price of $12.5 million. With more than 10,000-square-feet, the house includes seven bedrooms, 7? 1/2 bathrooms, five fireplaces, an elevator, a four-car … More…

Film Threat – 2013 San Francisco International Film Festival: Wrap-up
The SFIFF lineup is comparable to other major film festivals, but the lengthy duration makes for a more relaxed experience. I was only able to stay for a week, but in that time I managed to see sixteen films as well as make the most of my time in
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SF ballpark concession workers authorize strike
The San Francisco Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/13Ph1hI) reports members of Local 2 voted 500 to 16 on Saturday to OK a strike, but one is not imminent. The union says it'll wait to see how South Carolina-based concession company Centerplate Inc. responds. More…

San Francisco Giants roll past Atlanta Braves 10-1 as Madison Bumgarner
SAN FRANCISCO — Gregor Blanco didn't even have time to take practice swings in the indoor cage before he stepped into the batter's box as a pinch hitter in the fifth inning Saturday. Turns out, he didn't need any. Blanco cleared the bases with a three More…

Tilson Thomas leads San Francisco Symphony and Chorus in inspired
It could also bring you to your knees — and if the seats at Davies Symphony Hall weren't as tightly packed as those on a Jet Blue red-eye, it might have done that Friday as Michael Tilson Thomas led the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus in an inspired More…

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