San Francisco News for May 16th 2013

Blue Jays pummel San Francisco Giants again
The San Francisco Giants must be happy their lone trip across the border this year is a short one after the back-to-back thrashings they received from the Blue Jays. Suffice to say the reigning World Series champs would be fine if they never saw the More…

Live chat: Inside the San Francisco Giants, Friday at 1 p.m. – Blogs
Beat writer Alex Pavlovic will take questions and provide expert analysis in the middle of the San Francisco Giants' series against the Colorado Rockies. Leave a Reply. Name (required). Mail (will not be published) (required). Website
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Press & Media | SFAC – San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco Arts Commission Podcasts ? Deep Roots and other audio programs. Sign up for SFAC e-news. Donate to support the arts in San Francisco More…

Google boosts photo offerings to rival Facebook
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is digging deeper into its technology toolkit to turn its social networking service into a more formidable threat to Facebook, sprucing up its photo features at a time when sharing snapshots online and on mobile gadgets is More…

San Francisco 49ers: Breaking Down the Depth at Wide Receiver
As the 2012 season came to a close, wide receiver became a bigger and bigger need for the San Francisco 49ers. Michael Crabtree stepped up for the 49ers, but San Francisco didn't have a lot of depth at wide receiver. Kyle Williams and Mario Manningham More…

SFMOMA | OPEN SPACE >> Blog Archive >> San Francisco Art
Sometimes in New York this thing happens – you are going out and suddenly you find yourself surrounded by folks you know from San Francisco. After a while you might pause, stare up at the sky and ask to nobody in particular, “Where are
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Missing SF autistic girl found dead
Searchers found the body of a missing 9-year-old San Francisco girl in a creek near her family's Lake County vacation home Wednesday, authorities said. Mikaela Lynch, who had autism and the mental capacity of a 1-year-old, was last seen in the backyard More…

Honest Affeldt returned $500K
Because that's exactly what San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt did in 2010 after he realized that a potentially expensive clerical error had awarded him a massive unexpected bonus. Affeldt, who has been in the majors since coming up with the More…

Google I/O keynote live video from Moscone West, San Francisco
The gathering, scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in San Francisco, provides Google Inc. with an opportunity to flex its technological muscle in front of a sold-out audience of engineers and entrepreneurs who develop applications and other features More…

San Francisco loses federal grant for new fireboat
SAN FRANCISCO–The San Francisco Fire Department has lost a $7.8 million federal grant for what would have been its first new fireboat in 50 years because it didn't spend the money in time, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. "It's just a huge More…

Google Glass undergoes intense scrutiny at San Francisco conference
Google engineer Ian McKellar wears Google Glass during the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Thousands are expected to attend the 2013 Google I/O developers conference that runs More…

San Francisco Giants: First-Quarter Team Grades
The San Francisco Giants have a record of 23-16 and stand atop the NL West as of Wednesday morning. Manager Bruce Bochy has led the Giants to two world championships in the past three seasons, but now, he and his players are focused on bringing More…

AP Exclusive: Health reforms penalize some Indians
SAN FRANCISCO — When Liz DeRouen needs any kind of health care services, from diabetes counseling to a dental cleaning, she checks into a government-funded clinic in Northern California's wine country that covers all her medical needs. Her care and More…

Larry Page speaks at Google's annual conference in San Francisco
Google announced a new music service on the first day of its annual developers' conference Tuesday, and the company's chief executive officer, Larry Page, answered questions from the audience in San Francisco. The subscription-based music service, More…

Mick and Bianca Rule at the San Francisco Decorator's Showcase
Designer Catherine Kwong was inspired by Mick and Bianca (Jagger, that is) in her living room for the San Francisco Decorator's Showcase, located in a Georgian mansion in the city's toniest neighborhood.
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San Francisco home prices jump 17 percent in month
SAN DIEGO — A research firm says the San Francisco Bay area's median home price surged 17 percent in just one month, to pass the half-million dollar mark for the first time in five years. DataQuick said Wednesday that April's median price for new and More…

SF is No. 5 in nation for mailman dog bites
(05-15) 15:12 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — In his 27 years of delivering mail in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, mailman Nery Montano has been "stalked like prey" by a neighborhood dog, flung his mail satchel toward gaping canine jaws in self defense a More…

Allegro Romano Owner Allegedly Slaps City Inspector Over Citation
It's a story to warm the heart of any restaurateur frustrated with city bureaucracy.
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The Knickerbockers: San Francisco's First Base Ball Team? Part Two
Fifteen days after arriving in San Francisco, Wheaton and others in his party continued on to Sacramento, about ninety miles away. By early 1850, after abandoning placer mining, Wheaton started a successful wholesale grocery business in
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6 charged with stealing SF school funds
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, prosecutors said Tuesday. A three More…

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