San Francisco News for June 20th 2013

Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society Book Release Party
La Luz De Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles is hosting a book release and signing party for Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society on June 22, 2013. The party will feature readings by co-authors Carrie Galbraith and John Law and Los
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San Jose sues MLB over A's blocked move – San Francisco Chronicle
The city of San Jose sued Major League Baseball on Tuesday in an effort to move the Oakland Athletics to the South Bay, a lawsuit that challenges the Giants' More…

San Francisco again facing cuts to federal AIDS/HIV services funding
Funding for local HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention services, many that primarily serve low- or no-income residents, will be reduced by $7 million over the next two years unless replacement money can be found in San Francisco's $7.9 billion budget. More…

Naked gymnast faces charges over San Francisco transit stop antics
From Yahoo! News: By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A trained gymnast whose naked acrobatics and harassment of passengers at a San More…

San Francisco 49ers sign Justin Smith to a two-year extension
SANTA CLARA — Defensive lineman Justin Smith signed a two-year contract extension Wednesday that ties him to the 49ers through 2015, the club announced. Smith, a 12-year veteran, has made the past four Pro Bowls. He was due to make $7.5 million this More…

The Kite-Borne Camera That Captured Post-Quake San Francisco in
Drone photography is in the news this week, with protesters in Istanbul using unmanned cameras to document the events from above. Interestingly, the very first instance of remote aerial photography was devised to document an urban crisis,
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Surprise! You Still Get Six More Days To Apply To Disrupt SF
Procrastination is a bitch. We get it. That's why the new deadline to apply to TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield San Francisco, our preeminent startup competition, is this coming Monday, June 24. In case you miss the thousands of posts we do
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San Francisco 49ers sign Justin Smith to a two-year extension
SANTA CLARA — Justin Smith began his NFL career in 2001 at the ripe age of 21. Now with 12 years of experience and a recent flood of honors, the 49ers' defensive lineman won't have to call it a career after this season. Smith signed — and negotiated More…

Austin Collie works out for San Francisco 49ers – NFL.com
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San Francisco 'landlords from hell' plead guilty to felonies
From left, Kip Macy and Nicole Macy. (AP Photo/San Francisco Office of the District Attorney). SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ??? A couple that prosecutors dubbed the “landlords from hell” for going to scary lengths to drive tenants from a San Francisco apartment? … More…

New San Francisco food truck regulations approved
Off the Grid at International Plaza near Civic Center, San Francisco. Photo: The Chronicle/Lance Iversen. As reported last week, Supervisor Scott Wiener’s two-year crusade to forge a tentative peace between food trucks and brick-and-mortar restaurants? … More…

San Francisco 49ers sign Justin Smith to 2-year extension – SB Nation
The 49ers are keeping Justin Smith around for a little while, signing the veteran defensive lineman to a two-year extension.
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SF 'landlords from hell' plead guilty to felonies
This undated photo released by the San Francisco Office of the District Attorney show a hole cut into the floor of a San Francisco apartment. A couple prosecutors dubbed the ???landlords from hell??? for going to scary lengths to drive tenants from a San … More…

San Francisco: 10 concession workers arrested in strike at AT&T Park
Ten concession workers demanding better working conditions and wages were arrested at a "sit-down" strike inside the San Francisco Giant's AT&T Park on Tuesday evening, according to police. At about 5:30 p.m., 300 to 400 protesters were peacefully More…

San Francisco 49ers: AJ Jenkins Making Most of Offseason
Despite being chosen with the 30th-overall selection in the 2012 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers coaching staff refused to insert him into games last season. Even when the team lost Kyle Williams and Mario Manningham to injury, Jenkins was still More…

San Francisco hits sex-slave remarks; Hashimoto defiant
On Tuesday, the 11-member San Francisco Board of Supervisors, the city's legislative branch, unanimously adopted a resolution demanding Hashimoto retract his comments and calling on San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee, in his capacity as mayor of Osaka's More…

San Francisco 'landlords from hell' agree to prison terms
SAN FRANCISCO — A software engineer and his real estate agent wife who terrorized their tenants in a twisted attempt to force them out are back after fleeing to Italy, and each has accepted a four-year-plus prison sentence and two strikes, Dist. Atty More…

San Francisco 'Landlords From Hell' Reach Plea Deal
San Francisco’s so-called “landlords from hell??? have reached a plea deal and will be headed to state prison, District Attorney George Gasc??n announced Wednesday. Kip Macy, 38, and wife Nicole Macy, 37, each pleaded guilty to four felony counts and will? … More…

Blanco's 2-run triple in 7th helps Giants win, 4-2
San Francisco Giants’ Gregor Blanco, right, hits a two-RBI triple off San Diego Padres relief pitcher Luke Gregerson as Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, left, looks on during the seventh inning of their baseball game on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in San? … More…

06/19 Padres Preview: Game 72 @ San Francisco – Gaslamp Ball
Eric Stults and Madison Bumgarner face off in today's rubber match at AT&T Park.
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