San Francisco News for May 15th 2013

San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2013
The San Francisco 49ers came within five yards of winning the Super Bowl last season. There have been several changes to the 49ers’ roster as they attempt to take the final step to bringing a world championship back to San Francisco. Gone are mainstays … More…

SF Giants: The Forgotten Favorite
It seems every year over since the 2009 World Series banner was raised in New York, the San Francisco Giants have never been taken seriously. Then they won the damn thing in 2010 for the first time since the club relocated from New York in the late 50′s. More…

Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society Book Trailer Shows
Filmmaker Olivier Bonin has created a trailer for Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society, the new book that chronicles the history of The San Francisco Cacophony Society, the influential collective that inspired Fight Club, Burning Man,
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New SF cruise ship terminal could be a money loser
Revenue projections show that city taxpayers could take a fiscal bath on the new Pier 27, but Port of San Francisco officials insisted Monday that those losses can be offset through passenger spending at local businesses. Built with $53.7 million in … More…

Google CEO discloses vocal cord problem
SAN FRANCISCO — Google CEO Larry Page has disclosed a problem with his vocal cords that makes it difficult for him to speak and breathe occasionally, but he says he remains fit enough to keep running the Internet's most influential company. More…

Brown's budget gives education big boost – San Francisco Chronicle
From 2011-12 to 2016-17, school funding will jump by $19 billion from $47.3 billion to $66.5 billion, according to Gov. Jerry Brown, who presented his revised More…

Autistic SF girl, 9, missing in Clearlake
Authorities are searching for a 9-year-old, autistic San Francisco schoolgirl who went missing from her Lake County vacation home over the weekend. Mikaela Lynch's father reported her missing from her home on Harbor Drive in Clearlake about 1:30 p.m. More…

Meet Amy Bouzaglo, the Woman Who Blew Up on Kitchen
The Best of S.F.: Where and What to Eat; >> What to Eat and Drink on the New Lolinda Roof… >> Highlights and Lowlights …. Night Market Season Kicks Off Thursday on Farimount Avenue; Grub Street San Francisco What to Eat and Drink on the
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Microsoft embraces a Google service for a change
SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft's disdain for Google doesn't extend to all of its rival's products. In a rare bit of cooperation, Microsoft's Outlook.com is giving users of its free email service the option of logging into Google Chat to exchange instant More…

America's Cup officials say race will continue
SAN FRANCISCO — The America's Cup will go on as planned after the death of a sailor during a training run last week on San Francisco Bay, officials said on Tuesday. America's Cup officials made the announcement at a news conference in San Francisco. More…

San Francisco Giants To Give Melky Cabrera A World Series Ring
For some, time heals all wounds. That seems to be true in San Francisco. Melky Cabrera will receive his World Series ring this week when the San Francisco Giants make a two-game interleague stop in Toronto to face his Blue Jays. San Francisco manager More…

NVCA's VentureScape Kicks Off in San Francisco
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the National Venture Capital Association on Tuesday convened for its two-day annual meeting, now called VentureScape, in San Francisco with many issues on its plate including finding a president to replace retiring More…

Urban Storage Startup Boxbee Is Opening For Business In The San
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America's Cup officials say race will continue
America's Cup Regatta Director Iain Murray, left, and Golden Gate Yacht Club Vice Commodore Tom Ehman, right, listen to questions during a news conference Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in San Francisco. The pair announced that the America's Cup will go on More…

Google poised to show off latest devices, services
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is expected to use its annual software developers' conference to showcase the latest mobile devices running on its Android software, while also unveiling other features in its evolving product line-up. The gathering, scheduled More…

6 current, former San Francisco school employees charged with embezzling
SAN FRANCISCO — Six current and former San Francisco school district employees were charged Tuesday with embezzling about $15 million in grant money from the district, officials said. The suspects face multiple felony grand theft and embezzlement More…

Danny Bowien's New San Francisco Restaurant Opening On The
Just when we thought we'd been left for New York, Mission Chinese Food's Danny Bowien once again wrapped his loving arms around San Francisco. In a post-James Beard Awards interview with the San Francisco Chronicle's Paolo
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SAP targets sports entertainment vertical, San Francisco 49ers a
As the 49ers prepare for a 2013-2014 season in a brand new stadium – Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. – CEO Jared York wants to have the right technology in place to wow fans and keep their attention on the game, even if that means
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Six charged with stealing SF school funds
(05-14) 12:40 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — Six current and former San Francisco Unified School District employees, including an ex-associate superintendent, are facing a total of 205 felony charges for allegedly misappropriating $15 million in public funds, More…

San Francisco Giants (23-15) at Toronto Blue Jays (15-24), 7:07 pm (ET)
Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera will receive his World Series ring on Tuesday when the Blue Jays kick off a brief two-game series against the San Francisco Giants at Rogers Centre. Cabrera, of course, was in the midst of his best year as a pro and was More…

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