San Francisco News for May 31st 2013

BBC – Travel – Mini guide to eating in San Francisco : Food & Drink
With specialities ranging from Far East fusion cuisine to hearty organic comfort food, California's City by the Bay takes notes from all culinary corners. More…

Looking at Plans for a New Public Transit Hub in San Francisco
But one of the biggest challenges facing public transit is the issue of intermodal passenger transport. Using two or more modes of transportation on a single More…

Court: Calif. erred in new lethal injection regs
SAN FRANCISCO — Corrections officials made several "substantial" procedural errors when they adopted new lethal injection rules, a state appeals court ruled Thursday in a decision that could further delay a resumption of executions in California. The More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Oakland
Nate Freiman drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics earned their sixth straight win, 9-6, over the San Francisco Giants in the opener of a two-game interleague series between cross-bay foes. Coco Crisp singled, walked, hit a sacrifice fly and More…

Decision on opening of new east span of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
OAKLAND, Calif. — The final decision about whether the new, $6.3 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge can open on Labor Day as scheduled is still a month off as crews continue work to fix 32 broken seismic safety bolts More…

San Francisco Giants: Past First-Round MLB Draft Busts
Clearly, the San Francisco Giants have a stellar history of drafting potential superstars. Each one of those names played an integral part in the organization’s two World Series championships as well as its developing dynasty. Every year, the draft is … More…

San Francisco Giants: Grades for Every Player Through the Month of May
The San Francisco Giants near the end of May with a 28-25 record, two-and-a-half games behind the Arizona Diamondbacks in the NL West. Although they have a winning record, the Giants have struggled at times, particularly on the road. With 17 of their … More…

San Francisco Giants: Should They Have Sent Down Michael Kickham?
Michael Kickham’s MLB debut started off well. Then, Derek Norris hit a demoralizing home run, and Kickham fell apart. Kickham, who was called up by the San Francisco Giants on Monday, May 27 to replace injured hurler Ryan Vogelsong, went 2.1 innings … More…

San Francisco Mayor to Take Another Look at Apple's Proposed
Earlier this week, the San Francisco Chronicle addressed some criticisms of Apple's proposed flagship store for the city's Union Square…
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San Francisco Zoo Introduces Baby Giraffe | NBC Bay Area
A new baby giraffe was born at the San Francisco Zoo last week, weighing in at 130 pounds and standing 5 feet 10 inches tall. toggle autoplay. previous image; next image. Image 1 of 10 San Francisco Zoo. previous set of images
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San Francisco Mayor to Take Another Look at Apple's Proposed Union Square
Earlier this week, the San Francisco Chronicle addressed some criticisms of Apple’s proposed flagship store for the city’s Union Square retail district, a store that would replace the current flagship a few blocks to the south. While the announcement … More…

Live chat: Inside the San Francisco Giants, Friday at noon – Blogs
Live chat: Inside the San Francisco Giants, Friday at noon. Posted by Bay Area News Group Blog Editor on May 30th, 2013 at 10:50 am | Categorized as Uncategorized. Have questions about the Giants? Beat writer Alex Pavlovic will provide
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To boldly grow: “Star Trek” imagines San Francisco in 2259
The 2010s would be a fantastic time to start a high rise window washing business in San Francisco. That was the No. 1 takeaway from “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” my favorite film so far in the young summer movie season — in large part because the More…

Microsoft aims to simplify with Windows 8.1
SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft is trying to fix what it got wrong with its radical makeover of Windows. It's making the operating system easier to navigate and enabling users to set up the software so it starts in a more familiar format designed for More…

San Francisco Zoo welcomes healthy baby giraffe
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Zoo recently welcomed a 130 pound bundle of joy — a baby giraffe. The San Francisco Zoological Society sent out a birth announcement Thursday, saying it was "delighted" to announce the birth of the 5 foot 10 inch More…

Venezuela's dancing devils mark Corpus Cristi
Devils masks on the ground during the annual commemoration of Corpus Christi in San Francisco de Yare, Venezuela, Thursday, May 30, 2013. The descendants of African slaves donned colorful masks and bright red costumes as they danced through the … More…

Anquan Boldin off to fast start in San Francisco
1/11. By Aaron Wilson The Baltimore Sun. 2:45 p.m. EDT, May 29, 2013. In the wake of Michael Crabtree tearing his Achilles tendon, the San Francisco 49ers’ trade for former Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin became an even more pivotal acquisition. More…

7 Reasons To Love San Francisco: SFist
There are countless stories to tell in San Francisco, but sometimes a picture says so much more than mere words can. Each week we present to you 7 Reasons. (Our sister site LAist does the same thing, which we found too inspiring to resist.)
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Caltrain Strikes Pedestrian In SF
A train stuck a man on the Caltrain tracks in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood late Wednesday night, Caltrain officials said.
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San Francisco Bike Sharing Program Coming This Summer
Run by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, in conjunction with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and other local government groups, the $7 million bike sharing program will be a one- to two-year pilot effort to determine how More…

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