San Francisco News for June 14th 2013

The Plight of San Francisco's Tamale Lady – Jezebel
The Tamale Lady (Virginia Ramos) is a San Francisco icon. She sells delicious homemade tamales to drunk patrons all over the city, but is a particular institution at a rowdy and crowded bar called Zeitgeist, where she's doled out munchies
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Free Concert Series Will Celebrate Five Musical Genres Close to
From June 23 – 27 at Slim's, Converse will celebrate the grand opening of their biggest West Coast location with Represent, honoring five genres of music close to the heart of San Francisco. Here's what to remember: – It's five consecutive
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San Francisco: Blogger pleads no contest to photographing city supervisor in
SAN FRANCISCO — A blogger who snapped a photo of San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener in a City Hall bathroom last October pleaded no contest Thursday to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge and was sentenced to three years' probation. More…

San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival includes Hayward gay prom
HAYWARD — Three city librarians teamed up with about a dozen teenagers in 2011 to produce a documentary on how Hayward came to have a gay prom, and now their work is getting recognition at the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. More…

Changes the San Francisco Giants Should Make to Their Batting
Pablo Sandoval has officially begun his yearly DL stint. The absence of the Kung -Fu Panda leaves the San Francisco Giants with a huge hole to fill in the More…

With new SF studio, online education startup creativeLIVE looks
Online learning startup creativeLIVE is breaking in its new San Francisco studios with a special broadcast featuring several big names from Silicon Valley.
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San Francisco at Pittsburgh
The 24-year-old leadoff man hardly seemed bothered by a run-in with San Francisco reliever George Kontos on Tuesday night, when Kontos threw behind Marte at one point in apparent retaliation for Pittsburgh's Tony Watson hitting Giants second baseman More…

San Francisco, NY prosecutors push for anti-phone theft moves
SAN FRANCISCO — The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York planned Thursday to announce the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition of police, prosecutors and other officials in an attempt to thwart a surge in smartphone thefts. More…

3 Urban Hikes in San Francisco – Oh Happy Day!
San Francisco has so many really great urban hikes around the city. I've lived here almost 10 years and I'm still discovering ones I've never been to. Brita asked me to put together my favorite hikes in the city and test out their new water bottles,
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Darondo, San Francisco Soul Singer, Dead at 67 | Music News
Darondo, a Bay Area soul singer best known for the song Didn't I, has died,Spinreports. He was 67. When he died, and the cause of death, weren't avail.
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All-Time 49ers Team
With a record of 102-63-1 as San Francisco’s head coach, plus three Super Bowl titles under his belt, Walsh has to be considered the greatest head coach in franchise history, if not a contender for greatest in all of football. Yet Walsh was more than … More…

San Francisco Giants lose to Pittsburgh Pirates 12-8
PITTSBURGH — In desperate need of a morale boost, the Giants instead have to deal with another significant problem. A day after Pablo Sandoval was put on the disabled list and hours after Marco Scutaro was diagnosed with a serious finger injury, Barry More…

NYC, San Francisco aim to stop 'Apple picking' phone muggings
Later today, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ??? along with a cadre of representatives from Microsoft, Apple, Samsung, and Motorola ??? will meet in New York for a sit-down being dubbed the? … More…

San Francisco: 7 arrested when police clear protesters from former community farm
Seven people were arrested early this morning when San Francisco police cleared out an encampment of activists who were occupying the former site of the Hayes Valley Farm, a police spokesman said. The "Liberate the Land" protesters entered the site on More…

Forecast sees big payoff for Google's mobile ads
SAN FRANCISCO — Google will sell more mobile advertising than the rest of its rivals combined for the second straight year, according to a new forecast that highlights the expansion of the Internet search leader's moneymaking prowess from personal More…

San Francisco Giants: 2013 Season is Far Too Reminicent of 2011
When the San Francisco Giants had to defend their World Series championship in 2011 for the first time since moving out West, they failed to even reach the postseason for a myriad of reasons. So far in 2013, things are starting to unfold in an all too … More…

San Francisco parking spot sells for $82000
SAN FRANCISCO — Parking spots apparently aren't immune from the recent surge in San Francisco real estate prices. A spot in the city's trendy South Beach neighborhood sold last week for $82,000, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Thursday More…

San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – San Francisco Giants – INSIDE PITCH Matt Cain wasn't perfect, but he was darn good. And that's plenty for a Giants team that has been faltering. Exactly a year removed from Cain's perfect game, he carried a no-hit bid into the fifth More…

San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore inspired by critics
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) celebrates after running for a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in San Francisco, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Ben More…

San Francisco Giants rout Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0
PITTSBURGH — On the anniversary of the only perfect game in Giants franchise history, Matt Cain was so dominant that many in the dugout started thinking about adding another page to the history books. Cain took a no-hitter into the fifth inning of More…

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