San Francisco News for June 12th 2013

San Francisco city attorney sues Irving-based gun accessory retailer for
On Monday San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued three gun accessory companies for violating the state's 14-year-old law that prohibits the sale, manufacture or import of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition – the so-called More…

UPDATE: 2 Chainz Stopped At Gunpoint In San Francisco, Member
UPDATE: TMZ initially reported that 2 Chainz was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco, but SF police spoke to Radio.com and said a member of 2 Chainz's.
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The Black Angels + Hanni El Khatib: 17 May 2013 – San Francisco
With a sound and light show tailor made for the historic venue, this might be the best place in the country to see the Black Angels.
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San Francisco spurned Hashimoto amid sex slave outrage
OSAKA – A senior official in San Francisco sent a personal message to Osaka in late May urging that Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, co-leader of Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party), cancel his trip to the city due to local anger over his remarks More…

2 Chainz — I Didn't Get Jacked in San Francisco, But I Did Get HIGH
2 Chainz did NOT get robbed at gunpoint, but he does give San Francisco marijuana really, really high grades … this according to the rapper himself.As…
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Calif. readies for possible return of gay marriage
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Planning a party for thousands of people would be a challenge under the best of circumstances. Now imagine trying to pull off such a gathering without knowing what day it should happen or if there even will be cause for celebration. More…

Engadget's post-WWDC 2013 live broadcast from San Francisco!
Phew! Wasn't that fun? After months and months of abundant speculations, the opening keynote at WWDC 2013 finally allowed us to see some of the things.
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San Francisco supervisor wants family-friendly workplace scheduling for
SAN FRANCISCOSan Francisco businesses would be required to offer parents and caregivers flexible work schedules under a proposal a city supervisor wants to take before voters in November. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/109lBt0) More…

San Francisco rebuffs Osaka mayor's visit over "comfort women" remark
The city of San Francisco sent a letter to Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto in May seeking to stop a planned visit amid the furor caused by his controversial remarks on Japan's wartime system of military brothels, Osaka city officials said Monday. Even after More…

New San Francisco food truck legislation moves one step closer to reality
Supervisor Scott Wiener’s two-year crusade of making the peace between food trucks and the city of San Francisco (and its brick and mortar restaurants, schools and so on) appears to reaching a successful conclusion. Yesterday, the Board of Supervisors … More…

San Francisco Spot Gasoline Premium Surges by Most in 8 Months
State-blend gasoline, also known as Carbob, in San Francisco strengthened by 21.5 cents to a premium of 30.5 cents a gallon more than futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 4:12 p.m., according to data compiled by Bloomberg. It was the biggest More…

San Francisco Unified School District proposes meatier budget
After years of cuts, San Francisco Unified School District officials are proposing a budget for next year that would increase spending by about $25 million ??? in part because of Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal that will increase K-12 funding. Much … More…

Lawsuits over government surveillance languish
Before there was Edward Snowden and the leaking of an explosive court document showing wide-spread government eavesdropping, there was Mark Klein _ a San Francisco telecommunications technician who alleged that AT&T was allowing government … More…

Google asks to publish more government information
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for email and other personal information transmitted online in an effort to distance itself from an Internet dragnet. More…

Google snaps up Waze to add to mapping service
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is buying online mapping service Waze in a deal that keeps a potentially valuable tool away from its rivals while gaining technology that could improve the accuracy and usefulness of its own popular navigation system. More…

Video: Crazy Naked Man in San Francisco Subway — Daily
We see some pretty crazy stuff in the New York subways, but this video from San Francisco's BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system might top them all. In it, a More…

San Francisco Giants (33-29) at Pittsburgh Pirates (37-26), 7:05 pm (ET)
Gerrit Cole was two years old the last time the Pittsburgh Pirates made the playoffs. In need of a starter for their series opener against the San Francisco Giants, the Pirates will hand the ball to their young phenom on Tuesday as Cole makes his More…

San Francisco police confirm 2 Chainz robbery, he denies it on Twitter
In an interesting twist of events, rapper 2 Chainz is denying that the was robbed at gun point despite reports suggesting that had happened on Sunday in San Francisco. Reports surfaced, that he had been robbed in broad daylight and his 14-member More…

Composite Aerial Photo Map of San Francisco in 1938
The David Rumsey Map Collection created this fascinating interactive map of San Francisco based on 164 aerial photographs of the city taken in 1938. The photos were taken by aerial photography pioneer Harrison Ryker and show the city in
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San Francisco Giants: With Sandoval Out, Duvall Should Be In
With San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval due to miss what could be a significant chunk of time, via the San Jose Mercury News, the Giants need to make a bold move to bolster their offense. According to Giants President and CEO Larry Baer,? … More…

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