San Francisco News for June 21st 2013

San Francisco's 'landlords from hell' plead guilty to felonies
SAN FRANCISCO – A couple that prosecutors dubbed the "landlords from hell" for going to scary lengths to drive tenants from a San Francisco apartment building — including cutting holes in one tenant's floor with a power saw while he was still inside More…

San Francisco 49ers: Why Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman are a Special
In terms of pure talent, the San Francisco 49ers stand above all in the NFL. They have the balance on both offense and defense that makes coaches not named Jim Harbaugh salivate at the mouth. Usually in the NFL, you have one or the other. Either you … More…

Gov. Brown Talks Economic Inequality And Climate Change In SF
Economic inequality and climate change were the themes of a speech by Gov. Jerry Brown today at a conference in San Francisco hosted by the union National Nurses United.
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San Francisco Giants – PlayerWatch
Sandoval has been scheduled to play twice in San Jose, about 40 miles south of San Francisco, for Class A San Jose on Saturday and Sunday. The goal is to have Sandoval up to speed for the start of a three-game road series against the Los Angeles More…

'Landlords from hell' plead guilty
SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 (UPI) — Two San Francisco landlords who took drastic measures to evict apartment tenants have pleaded guilty to three felonies, court officials said. Kip Macy, 38, and his wife Nicole Macy, 37, who were called the "landlords More…

San Francisco: Woman arrested for throwing milkshake, stabbing at Fisherman's
A woman was arrested for allegedly throwing a milkshake at a man and then stabbing him with a knife outside of a business in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on Tuesday night, a police spokesman said today. Timarrah Norris, 18, a San Francisco More…

San Francisco Giants lose 2-1 to Miami Marlins
San Francisco lost starting pitcher Chad Gaudin in the fifth inning of a 2-1 loss to the Miami Marlins at AT&T Park when he took a comebacker off his pitching arm near his elbow. X-rays were negative, but Gaudin was unsure if he'd be able to make his More…

San Francisco Landlords Plead Guilty To Making Tenants' Lives
The couple who took over ownership of a San Francisco apartment building in 2006 wanted their tenants out. That can be very inconvenient for the tenants, but it happens. The tactics they used during their two-year reign of tenant terror were
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San Francisco Revamps Fisherman's Wharf
Email. |. Print. New sidewalks and planters are part of the new changes along Jefferson Street at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Fisherman’s Wharf Gets a Facelift. Link; Embed; Email. Copy. Close. Link to this video. http://www.nbcbayarea.com/video/#! More…

Oracle's fiscal 4Q sales disappoint Wall St. again
SAN FRANCISCO — Oracle is still having trouble closing enough business software deals to keep Wall Street happy. The quarterly results announced Thursday could escalate investors' fears about Oracle's ability to adapt to the changing demands of its More…

Joe. My. God.: SAN FRANCISCO: Newspaper Publisher Cancels
In a statement, San Francisco Examiner Publisher Todd Vogt said: "I am officially canceling the plan to have Michelle Shocked come to San Francisco and perform a free concert and apologize for her recent anti-gay comments. I had hoped
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San Francisco 49ers: 5 Legitimate Concerns Heading Forward to the Season
In an era dominated by pass???first offenses, San Francisco has been able to implement a “run???first” mentality into their offense for much of the past decade and into this current one. A major factor in that element of their offense has been eight … More…

Review: San Francisco Opera's 'The Gospel of Mary Magdalene,' the ordeal
Not that he hasn't occupied center stage for 2,000 years, but Jesus has never before starred in a bona fide opera as he stars in composer Mark Adamo's "The Gospel of Mary Magdalene." This new work from San Francisco Opera aims to imagine the Greatest More…

San Francisco with Smartfood | Peanut Butter Fingers
I am here with a team of bloggers to help unveil San Francisco as the SMARTest city in the United States (SMART = Savvy, Motivated, Accomplished, Responsible and Thoughtful), but I will share more about that later since the big media event
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Gov. urges nurses to help fight climate change
The Democratic governor enjoyed an enthusiastic reception from a packed room of nurses wearing red shirts at the National Nurses United conference in San Francisco. The union was a strong supporter of Brown in his 2010 gubernatorial race and helped More…

Review: San Francisco Opera's 'Mary Magdalene' takes Broadway turn
SAN FRANCISCO — There have been, in modern times, three Marilyns, a couple of Lulus and Lolitas, and many Moby Dicks with their own operas. Now, suddenly and out of the blue, we have two new operas, or in this case operatic Passion plays, about More…

San Francisco 49ers Wise to Give Justin Smith Extension
The San Francisco 49ers will look to make Justin Smith retire as a member of the Red and Gold. Smith, 33, agreed to sign a two-year extension, keeping him intact through the 2015 season. Despite the tread on his tires, the organization made the smart More…

Exploring the bird paradise of the Farallons
SAN FRANCISCO — The Salty Lady pitched and rolled, reared up to unsettling verticality and slammed down with a percussive thud. Again and again, literally ad nauseam, the boat was tossed by 30-knot winds and the rhythmic swelling of the waves, the More…

Ricky Nolasco's success in S.F. attracts Giants
SAN FRANCISCO — Ricky Nolasco could very likely be making the final start of his career for the Marlins at AT&T Park when he takes the mound there on Friday against the Giants. It might not be Nolasco's final start there this season, though. The More…

Live chat: Inside the San Francisco Giants, Friday at 2 p.m. – Blogs
Have questions about the San Francisco Giants? Alex Pavlovic will provide the answers during a live chat Friday. 4 Responses to “Live chat: Inside the San Francisco Giants, Friday at 2 p.m.”. Vegas Giants Fan says: June 20th, 2013 at 11:55
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