San Francisco News for May 24th 2013

San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
Scutaro, acquired before the trade deadline last year, was a postseason star last year as the Giants were comeback kings during the playoffs and on to their second World Series title in three years, and San Francisco re-signed the free agent in the More…

San Francisco State professor's assignment to create political ad raises
SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco State University professor considering a run for Oakland mayor is drawing scrutiny for a class assignment that asked students to create a political campaign ad and gave them the option of developing it for him. More…

Bay Bowl: San Francisco to host 50th Super Bowl
The NFL rewarded the San Francisco Bay Area on Tuesday with hosting rights for the 2016 championship game, slotting the 50th Super Bowl in the 49ers’ high-tech Santa Clara stadium scheduled to open next year. The league also voted at its spring … More…

Giants confront Ryan Vogelsong's absence amid starting rotation woes
May 23: San Francisco Giants candidates to replace Ryan Vogelsong. SAN FRANCISCO — For years, Giants baseball has been associated mostly with one characteristic. Sure, Buster Posey is now one of the game's best players, and the lineup is very deep. More…

Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world’s largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. More…

San Francisco Giant Jeremy Affeldt apologizes for homophobic past
In a new book, San Francisco Giant Jeremy Affeldt admits that he was deeply homophobic when he first traveled to the Bay Area as an opposing player, often staying in his hotel room for days at a time to avoid interactions with people he thought may be gay. More…

San Francisco in 1951 as seen from a US Navy submarine
The World War II-era submarine, traveling up the coast from San Diego, made a detour through the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz. The photos taken along the way are quite good, and display a unique angle of San Francisco during its affordable More…

Photo: San Francisco Chronicle
Commenting on the announcements, Bennack said, “Joanne and Jeff will be a great team to take the San Francisco Chronicle to the next level. They have deep publishing and new media experience and believe in the power of great content with a valued … More…

San Francisco Giants: Offseason Moves the Team Should Have Made Going into
The San Francisco Giants are off to a winning start. They currently sit at a respectable 26-21 (as of May 22), tied for first in the NL West with the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. However, there are noticeable holes that have only become … More…

San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby takes aim at Elite Cup title
But when the final whistle blew two weeks ago sounding San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Football Club's advancement to the inaugural Elite Cup Final — USA Rugby's premier championship — LaPrevotte's foot had swollen black, and
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State and Investors Accuse San Francisco Broker of Fraud | NBC
Nearly a dozen angry investors tell the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit a prominent broker took their money, hid records, took secret commissions and has avoided any public accountability.
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San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl Hopes Take Large Hit with Crabtree Injury
COMMENTARY | There is arguably not a worse injury that could have hit the San Francisco 49ers entering next season. Michael Crabtree was the most consistent and reliable weapon on offense, and San Francisco will not be able to replace that from within. More…

Occupy San Francisco | Flickr – Photo Sharing!
Occupy San Francisco. This photo also appears in. Occupy San Francisco (Set) ? Occupy SF, The Morning After (Set) ? California (Set) ? #12, San Francisco, CA (Set) ? A Black and White World (Set) ? Protest (Set)
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ACH Endorses San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment
The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) has endorsed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), a set of recommendations for applying more nuanced, accurate ways to evaluate research than the
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San Francisco Home Get Its Own Twitter Account
A San Francisco home has its own Twitter account and posts frequent updates. The MIT Technology Review reveals on May 21 that Tom Coates owns the house that relies on smart technology to control everything from the moisture levels of his ficus tree to … More…

Predicting 49ers' WR Depth Chart
The San Francisco 49ers are quite happy that they acquired Anquan Boldin from the Baltimore Ravens, which gave them a great one-two punch with their starting receivers. Unfortunately, they are now back to where they were before. The 49ers got a target … More…

San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – San Francisco Giants – INSIDE PITCH Left-hander Madison Bumgarner has seven quality starts this season and just four wins. That's a ratio that is bound to improve, especially because he's supported by one of the National League's best More…

Photo: San Francisco Chronicle
NEW YORK, May 23, 2013 – Hearst Corporation today announced new leadership at its leading California newspaper the San Francisco Chronicle. Joanne K. Bradford, 49, has been named president and Jeffrey M. Johnson, 53, has been named publisher. More…

Hearst Taps Two Execs to "Redefine" SF Chronicle for Digital Age
Can the City by the Bay finally get the newspaper it deserves?
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Marcos Breton: Nationals' Harper evokes memories of Giants' Will Clark
SAN FRANCISCO — Sometimes a simple weekday ballgame turns into something greater, as it did Wednesday when a superlative talent almost single-handedly beat the Giants and proved not all ballplayers are created equally. Bryce Harper, the More…

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