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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San Francisco News for May 30th 2013

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…

San Francisco Small Business Owners Focus on Personal, Employee and
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Bank of America today released the spring 2013 Small Business Owner Report, a semi-annual study exploring the concerns, aspirations and perspectives of small business owners throughout the country. The survey More…

San Francisco Giants' struggles on the mound continue in 9-6 loss to Oakland A's
SAN FRANCISCO — The quickest way to sum up the Giants' recent struggles is to look at Javier Lopez's game log. Lopez is normally a late-innings specialist and even closed a few games for the Giants last season. On Wednesday night, he was summoned in More…

Wal-Mart pleads guilty in hazardous waste case
Wal-Mart entered the plea in federal court in San Francisco to misdemeanor counts of negligently dumping pollutants from Walmart stores into sanitation drains across California, a company spokeswoman said. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81.6 million … More…

Oakland Athletics (30-23) at San Francisco Giants (28-24), 10:15 pm (ET)
The Oakland Athletics have been the hottest team in the American League the past 10 days or so and look to keep climbing up the AL West standings Wednesday when they visit the San Francisco Giants. The Athletics won both games at home versus the More…

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art expansion breaks ground
Construction begins on extension to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) designed by Sn?hetta.
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Author Jack Vance dies at home in Calif .
SAN FRANCISCO — Jack Vance, an award-winning mystery, fantasy and science fiction author who wrote more than 60 books, has died. He was 96. Vance died Sunday evening at his home in Oakland, his son John Vance II told The Associated Press. More…

SF high-rise condo has spacious floor plan, city views and hotel amenities
Returning home from vacation is often a letdown because it means the end of room service and pampering. But when your home is set inside a five-star hotel, those amenities are always available. On the 27th floor of San Francisco’s Four Seasons is a … More…

Cable Car Tickets and Visitor Day Passes – San Francisco Municipal
VISITOR PASS MUNI ONLY MUNI & attractions Single Ride Cable Car Ticket $6.00 1-Day Visitor Passport $14.00 — 3-Day Visitor Passport $22.00 — 7-Day More…

SF Takes Lead In National Home Price Uptick
A piece in the NYT yesterday confirms that San Francisco is winning the race to become the most expensive place to live anywhere ever. In the ongoing, much talked about economic recovery, home prices in the city have posted a 20% gain over last year More…

Getting across San Francisco Bay with your bicycle, bad bolts or not
San Francisco Bay Bridge ??? as mentioned, once (if?) the new eastern span ever opens, you’ll only be able to go from the East Bay to Yerba Buena Island (or vice versa). Once on the Island, you can use Muni Bus route 108 to get to SF (or vice versa). But … More…

SF Zoo's Newest Member: a Baby Giraffe
???We are very excited about this birth,??? said Jim Nappi, Curator of Hoofstock and Marsupials at the San Francisco Zoo said in a release. ???Giraffes add a special majesty to our multi-species African Savanna exhibit. Their successful breeding means that … More…

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge repairs hit another snag
OAKLAND, Calif. — The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has another bolt problem — this one involving the bicycle path, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Numerous bolts used to anchor the railing along the path have failed, More…

Controversy brews around Apple's plans for new San Francisco store
It’s rare for Apple Stores to encounter much in the way of design criticism, but that’s exactly what’s happening in San Francisco, where Apple’s proposed new flagship store is catching flak for both design and its impact on the area. sanfran. Apple … More…

Three wounded in San Francisco shooting – San Mateo Daily Journal
Three wounded in San Francisco shootingSan Francisco police have arrested three suspects after a robbery attempt that left three men hospitalized with More…

San Francisco 49ers: 4 Potential Replacements for Michael Crabtree
The 49ers acquired Anquan Boldin (who will start at one of San Francisco’s two outside receiver spots) in the offseason, and they added some playmakers in the draft as well. But can anyone step up and help make up for the loss of Crabtree, who caught … More…

San Francisco Gasoline Drops as Tesoro Reports Unit Startups
Spot gasoline in San Francisco declined against futures as Tesoro Corp. (TSO)'s Golden Eagle refinery in Northern California reported unit starts. The 170,000-barrel-a-day Golden Eagle plant was returning equipment to service on May 24 and 25, notices More…

Top 49ers RBs of All Time
The San Francisco 49ers were founded in 1946. Over their illustrious history, the 49ers have won five world championships and the fans of San Francisco have been treated to several Hall of Fame players. The 49ers have also been blessed with numerous … More…

Twitter Wins Spam Suit, Under One Roof Returns – SF Appeal
Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a
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49ers trying to find receiver to fill Crabtree's role – San Francisco
In this Dec. 30, 2012 file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) scores on a 49-yard touchdown reception against the Arizona Cardinals during the second quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco.
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San Francisco News for May 29th 2013

3 wounded in San Francisco shooting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three suspects were in custody, three other men were hospitalized and a police officer was hurt when his car with rammed after a robbery attempt in San Francisco's Mission District early Tuesday, police said. The three men were More…

Wal-Mart pleads guilty in Calif hazardous waste
SAN FRANCISCO — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81 million after pleading guilty to criminal charges the company dumped hazardous waste across California, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday. Wal-Mart entered the plea in San Francisco federal More…

Exotic lice causing balding in California deer
SAN FRANCISCO — An invasion of aggressive lice appears to be behind the balding of deer across California and may even be linked to deer deaths, according to state wildlife officials who are studying the hair loss. Since 2009, researchers have More…

Star Trek Into Darkness — San Francisco Pursuit – Intl Eng
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Apple's Plans for New Flagship San Francisco Store Receiving Criticism
Earlier this month, Apple filed plans for a relocated flagship retail store in San Francisco, proposing to close its existing store at 1 Stockton Street in favor of the new store three blocks north directly on Union Square. The filing was accompanied … More…

Netflix stock sinks on mixed reviews of 'Arrested'
SAN FRANCISCO ??? The hoopla surrounding the return of “Arrested Development” on Netflix’s Internet video service has quickly dissolved into a letdown on Wall Street. Netflix’s stock fell by more than 6 percent Tuesday as investors reacted to critics … More…

San Francisco Pedicabbers Pick Up Speed
Jordan Polythress came to San Francisco from North Carolina a few months ago for his dream job: ferrying tourists around on a bike taxi. It may not sound sexy, but he likes it more than his previous jobs as a Christmas tree harvester, a white water More…

Danger levels high for America's Cup sailors
The margin for error is exceedingly small for a sailor sitting three stories above the San Francisco Bay on the side of a high-tech catamaran as it leans toward the water literally flying along the surface like a giant stingray at 40 mph. It doesn’t … More…

San Francisco burlesque performer killed in California party bus crash
SAN FRANCISCO — A celebrated burlesque performer was killed and her husband critically injured in a crash over the weekend, when a party bus ran head-on into the couple's car as it was stopped on a highway south of San Francisco, authorities said. More…

San Francisco 49ers to Sign Devery Henderson? – Canal Street
The San Francisco 49ers are in the market for a new wide receiver following the loss of Michael Crabtree. Is Devery Henderson their answer?
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3 wounded in San Francisco shooting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police have arrested three people in connection with an early morning robbery attempt that left three others with gunshot wounds. The shooting occurred around 3:50 a.m. Tuesday on a street in the city's Mission More…

San Francisco 49ers trying to find WR to fill Michael Crabtree's role
81 jersey — and later in a San Francisco Giants cap walking out of the locker room. Coach Jim Harbaugh has decided to put veterans on one side of the field and have an open competition among younger players such as A.J. Jenkins, Ricardo Lockette and More…

Athletics-Giants Preview
While the surging Oakland Athletics have regrouped from a poor stretch, San Francisco Giants starter Tim Lincecum can't seem to solve his inconsistency. Oakland seeks a sixth consecutive win as it visits Lincecum and the Giants on Wednesday night. More…

Breaking down the San Francisco Giants' new 'sushi burrito'
By Ted Berg ??? May 27, 2013 at 4:39pm EDT. Share on: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email. The San Francisco Giants have introduced a concession item billed as ???a sushi burrito??? to AT&T Park this season. Here’s what it looks like: (PHOTO: MLB.com) … More…

Oakland A's beat San Francisco Giants in Bay Bridge Series opener
Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson is congratulated by Oakland Athletics third base coach Mike Gallego (2) after hitting a 2 run home run against San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner during the fourth inning of a baseball game in More…

San Francisco 49ers trying to find WR to fill Michael Crabtree's role
The second week of organized team activities began for the San Francisco 49ers without Michael Crabtree but with the tough task of replacing the team's top wide receiver. Anquan Boldin sure seemed up for the challenge. As for the other wideouts, they More…

Giants-Athletics Preview
With an injury disrupting the San Francisco Giants' rotation, they'll have to rely on a rookie left-hander in his first big league start. It's a matchup Oakland Athletics slugger Josh Donaldson – who has excelled against southpaws during a breakout More…

'French San Francisco' braces for first gay wedding
International media have begun converging on the “French San Francisco” where the country’s first official gay wedding is due to take place Wednesday amid tight security and fears of protests after months of opposition that saw tens of thousands take … More…

Muni Delays Have Huge Negative Impact On San Francisco Economy, Report
"We have not invested in this transportation system over the last generation," said San Francisco Municipal Transportation Chief Ed Reiskin. "We're nowhere close to being able to meet the 85 percent performance goal [imposed by San Francisco voters in More…

SAN FRANCISCO – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81.6 million after pleading
SAN FRANCISCO – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81.6 million after pleading guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges of improperly disposing of fertilizer, pesticides and other hazardous products that were pulled from stores in California and Missouri More…

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San Francisco News for May 28th 2013

SF cemetery has big Memorial Day event
By San Francisco standards for Memorial Day, the weather at the Presidio Monday was dismal. A stiff chilling wind pushed in from the ocean and by noon the fog had become a soft persistent rain. For John Kern, who spent two years in Korea during the … More…

Breaking down the San Francisco Giants' new 'sushi burrito'
The San Francisco Giants have introduced a concession item billed as ???a sushi burrito??? to AT&T Park this season. Here’s what it looks like: (PHOTO: MLB.com). According to a description on Cut 4, it is ???rice, avocados, tuna and other fresh ingredients … More…

Danger levels high for America's Cup sailors
From left to right, Oracle Team USA, Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge, of Italy, train for the America’s Cup with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background Thursday, May 23, 2013, in San Francisco. Body armor and high-visibility … More…

Are the San Francisco 49ers Destined for a Hometown Super Bowl?
Even if San Francisco navigates their way to the big game once again, they must anticipate the departure or potential decline of several key veterans. In 2015, the future ages are as follows: Justin Smith (36), Frank Gore (32), Carlos Rogers (34) and … More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Colorado
Brandon Belt put the Giants ahead for good with a two-run double in the fifth inning and San Francisco went on to take a 7-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies Sunday at AT&T Park. Buster Posey had a solo homer among his two hits, Hunter Pence had a More…

Are the San Francisco 49ers Destined for a Hometown Super Bowl?
In devastating fashion, San Francisco’s 1,000-yard receiver suffered an Achilles tear in late May, per USA Today’s Mike Garafolo on Twitter. The unfortunate incident comes right after a breakout campaign and in a year when Crabtree may have been … More…

San Francisco Giants (28-22) at Oakland Athletics (28-23), 4:05 p.m. (ET)
Dan Straily looks to build on his last start when he faces San Francisco for the first time Monday. The Oakland right-hander tossed seven scoreless innings in last Tuesday's 1-0 win over the Rangers and improved to 2-2 in six starts, while lowering his More…

San Francisco Giants: How Can the Pitching Improve?
If you haven’t been following the San Francisco Giants this season, you might be surprised to know that their starting pitching has brought them down. The team’s starting pitchers have combined for a WAR of -1.9, meaning the pitchers have cost the team … More…

Giants 7, Rockies 3: San Francisco doubles down to take series
The series loss against the Giants, as well as a win today from Arizona, means that San Francisco and Colorado are now tied for second place in the NL West.
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SF Giants beat Rockies, 7-3
(skip this header). SFGate. Sunday May 26, 2013 11:29 PM PT. ??. (change). Today. /. /. Traffic. close (change your city). San Francisco. Santa Rosa. Napa. Concord. Oakland. Livermore. Hayward. San Carlos. Palo Alto. San Jose. Fairfield. Mountain View … More…

1 dead, 10 hurt as car, party bus crash near SF
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman was killed, her husband critically injured and nine other people had less serious injuries when a party bus ran head-on into a small car that was stopped on a highway south of San Francisco, authorities said. More…

Mr. China Goes To San Francisco << adafruit industries blog
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SF cemetery has big Memorial Day event
Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, was the only speaker who made direct reference to the still-dangerous state of affairs on the Korean Peninsula, where ruler Kim Jong Un has conducted tests of long-range missiles and threatened to return to war with the U … More…

Belt, Cain help Giants beat Rockies 7-3
Colorado Rockies’ Dexter Fowler steals second base as San Francisco Giants’ Marco Scutaro covers during the first inning of the MLB National League baseball game, Sunday, May 26, 2013 in San Francisco. George Nikitin ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: … More…

SF Giants' road troubles continue across the bay
Marco Scutaro's single put runners on the corners with nobody out and the Giants' 3-4-5 hitters up, the makings of a nice rally, but Straily held San Francisco to one run on a Buster Posey groundball that cut Oakland's lead to 2-1. Bumgarner allowed a More…

San Francisco 49ers OTAs: Latest Player Reports and Analysis
At the start of the work week, any development associated with the San Francisco 49ers’ OTAs wouldn’t have qualified as a very compelling topic. Super Bowl-contending teams generally don’t have positional flux from one year to the next. Lose a marquee … More…

San Francisco Giants: Starting Pitching and Defense Remain Problematic
The San Francisco Giants enter play on Monday with the National League’s third worst rotation ERA at 4.66. The Giants also rank just 17th in baseball in defensive efficiency???a Baseball Prospectus stat that measures the percentage of balls in play … More…

San Francisco Giants (28-22) at Oakland Athletics (28-23), 4:05 pm (ET)
The Oakland Athletics have been on a roll of late and look to keep the momentum going when they start a two-game set Monday versus the San Francisco Giants at the Coliseum. The clubs will play two more games in San Francisco this week. The A's swept More…

San Francisco Giants' Santiago Casilla To Undergo Knee Surgery
Apr 24, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Santiago Casilla (46) pitches in relief against the Arizona Diamondbacks during.
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San Francisco 49ers: The Best Rookie Storylines
However, the San Francisco 49ers are the exception. Well, at least for this offseason, especially in regard to the 2013 rookie class. This 49ers rookie class brought more than talent to Santa Clara this offseason. From inspirational stories to weird … More…

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San Francisco News for May 27th 2013

NFL Rumors – San Francisco 49ers Interested in Devery Henderson
The aftermath of the Michael Crabtree continues to be the most interesting thing happening right now with the San Francisco 49ers, with minds being torn between simply filling his spot with someone already on the team, or by adding a wide receiver in … More…

SFSU star charged in murder case
2013 5:05 AM ET. A San Francisco State basketball player has been arrested, and according to reports, he's charged with plotting with a Russian mobster in the murder of a rapper who was gunned down at a hospital where his girlfriend was giving birth. More…

Belt, Cain help Giants beat Rockies 7-3
Colorado Rockies’ Dexter Fowler steals second base as San Francisco Giants’ Marco Scutaro covers during the first inning of the MLB National League baseball game, Sunday, May 26, 2013 in San Francisco. George Nikitin ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: … More…

Rockies seek rare series victory in San Francisco
Colorado won Friday's opener, snapping a nine-game slide in San Francisco and winning its fourth straight versus the Giants following a 10-game series losing streak. The Rockies seemed in position to secure their first road series victory in San More…

1 dead, 10 hurt as car, party bus crash near SF
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman was killed, her husband critically injured and nine other people had less serious injuries when a party bus ran head-on into a small car that was stopped on a highway south of San Francisco, authorities said. More…

SF Animal Shelter Report Four Separate Animal Abuse Cases
San Francisco Animal Care and Control officials were stunned this week to find a frail and badly hurt pit bull terrier in Golden Gate Park , one of four abused dogs recovering from traumatic injuries at the agency’s shelter, a spokeswoman said. Animal … More…

Party bus, car collide San Francisco Bay Area; 1 dead, 10 hurt
REDWOOD CITY, CA — One person is dead and 10 people were taken to hospitals after a crash early Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area involving a car driven by a man police say had been drinking and a party bus, authorities said. More…

San Francisco to host Super Bowl L
The 32 owners of NFL franchises held a vote to determine the location of the 50th edition of the American football showpiece before deciding on the Levi's Stadium, the future home of the San Francisco 49ers. San Francisco was selected over Miami as the More…

San Francisco Giants' Santiago Casilla To Undergo…
Casilla, who is an important cog in the San Francisco Giants' bullpen has been dealing with a knee injury since last season, though, trainers suggested it was nothing more than a cyst. Still, the pain has lingered and Santiago has not only been forced More…

PandoMonthly San Francisco with KPCB's John Doerr, the full
We were joined on Thursday by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers general partner John Doerr in the amphitheater of Atlassian's San Francisco office, where he More…

Giants-Athletics Preview
Coming off a stellar road trip, the A's try to reverse their recent fortunes against the visiting San Francisco Giants on Monday. Oakland (28-23) is 47-45 versus San Francisco during the regular season, but the A's have seen their dominance of the More…

Pagan hits inside-the-park HR as Giants win in 10
Pagan's inside-the-park HR leads Giants over Rockies. CBSSports.com wire reports. May 25, 2013. SAN FRANCISCO — Angel Pagan was thinking triple out of the box. Once he rounded second and saw third base coach Tim Flannery waving him home, More…

San Francisco Giants beat Colorado Rockies 7-3
SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Belt is still searching for consistency, the kind that has Buster Posey looking up at the scoreboard after 50 games and seeing a .317 average and .939 OPS, the 10th-best mark in the league. "I think I'm getting there," Belt More…

1 dead, 10 hurt in car-party bus crash in Calif.
SAN FRANCISCO — A car whose driver had been drinking crashed with a party bus on a San Francisco Bay Area highway Sunday, leaving the driver critically injured, his wife dead and nine others hospitalized with minor-to-moderate injuries, authorities More…

San Francisco 49ers: Kendall Hunter Still Has Value
As the San Francisco 49ers made their run to the Super Bowl last season, one player ??? who had been a key contributor through the early part of the season ??? was not on the field of play at during the Super Bowl. That player would be running back … More…

San Francisco Giants Vs. Colorado Rockies: 5/26/13 Mark's Free MLB Baseball
The Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants take the field at AT&T Park in a NL West battle. If the National League West race continues to be as competitive as it has been through the remainder of the schedule, the fans will be in for a treat More…

A Deserted San Francisco In Latest 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Set Photos
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is currently filming in New Orleans, and one of SuperheroHype’s sources found where the production has set up an overgrown San Francisco and snapped some pretty great photos, which you can see in their gallery by clicking … More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Colorado
Brandon Belt put the Giants ahead for good with a two-run double in the fifth inning and San Francisco went on to take a 7-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies Sunday at AT&T Park. Buster Posey had a solo homer among his two hits, Hunter Pence had a More…

San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 8
The San Francisco Giants have called up one of their top prospects for the first time this season. Manager Bruce Bochy announced on Sunday that Michael Kickham will replace injured starter Ryan Vogelsong in the rotation, according to Alex Pavlovic via … More…

SF Giants beat Rockies, 7-3
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San Francisco News for May 26th 2013

San Francisco State Basketball Player Accused Of Murder In Georgia
Decensae White, a basketball player at San Francisco State University, is accused in the 2012 Georgia murder of rapper Lil' Phat, also known as Melvin Vernell III. (Fulton County Sheriff's Office) More…

How wealth of Silicon Valley's tech elite created a world apart
Every morning and every evening the fleet glides through the city, hundreds of white buses with tinted windows navigating San Francisco’s rush hour. From the pavement you can see your reflection in the windows, but you can’t see in. The buses have no … More…

San Francisco struggles to match California's gains on black infant
But in San Francisco, home to sweeping public health programs and an affluent population, the story is different. Health officials here are struggling to reduce a black infant mortality rate of 16.2 deaths per 1,000 births, compared with the white
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Recap: San Francisco vs. Colorado
Chatwood (3-0) won his third straight start as he gave up just four hits and a walk while striking out four for the Rockies, who snapped a nine-game losing streak in San Francisco. Carlos Gonzalez hit a solo homer and DJ LeMahieu drove in a run in the win. More…

Giants torn about whether to start Gaudin
SAN FRANCISCO — Giants manager Bruce Bochy dropped conflicting hints about the possibility that right-hander Chad Gaudin will replace the injured Ryan Vogelsong for Tuesday's start at Oakland. Bochy said that he has discussed the issue with Gaudin, More…

Penthouse Club in San Francisco Presents Memorial Day Penthouse Sunday
Penthouse Club, a premier San Francisco adult club, is hosting a special Penthouse Sunday celebration on Memorial Day weekend, Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am. Presented by Christian Pineiro, Trevor Hewitt and Brendan Coen, this event … More…

SF officials describe 'apartheid' label as 'intolerance alienating the
Coalition supporting apartheid ads on SF buses urges campaign to stop official action to label their ads hate speech.
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Rockies beat Giants for fourth straight time
San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, May 24, 2013, in San Francisco. Ben Margot — AP Photo. Story Photos: Rockies Giants Baseball. Previous PageNext Page More…

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh prepared to drive Indianapolis 500
The coach of the San Francisco 49ers will drive the pace car for the start of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, and while he won't be behind the wheel during in-race cautions — when the yellow flag comes out — you can be sure he'll have a wry smile on More…

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh prepared to drive Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS – Jim Harbaugh is finally going to get to see a yellow flag. The coach of the San Francisco 49ers will drive the pace car for the start of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, and while he won't be behind the wheel during in-race cautions More…

The 50th Super Bowl goes to the San Francisco Bay Area; 2017 title game to be
The San Francisco area, where a new stadium is being built in Santa Clara, and South Florida are competing for the the 50th edition, to be held in February 2016. The loser in that bidding will go against Houston to host the 51st game the following year. More…

Team New Zealand in the America's Cup: Kiwis arrive in San Francisco Bay with
SAN FRANCISCO — Sailing is a national pastime in New Zealand, where moms pack their kids off with sandwiches for a day on the water and dads run the committee boats for the dinghy races. So perhaps no country was more elated when the New Zealand More…

Colorado Rockies (27-21) at San Francisco Giants (26-22), 4:05 pm (ET)
Solid pitching and timely hitting sounds more like San Francisco's recipe for success, but that is the formula fueling Colorado right now. The Rockies look to best their division rivals for a fifth straight time on Saturday afternoon in the second of More…

Tim Lincecum roughed up by Rockies again
0 Comments E-mail Print. Rockies Giants Baseball. San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval pops out on a pitch from Colorado Rockies’ Tyler Chatwood in the third inning of a baseball game on Friday, May 24, 2013, in San Francisco. Ben Margot ??? AP Photo … More…

Through A Submarine Periscope Is The Best Way To View San
San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. But there's one unique perspective you probably haven't seen its vistas fr…
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Blown umpire calls have San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy calling for
SAN FRANCISCO — Saturday's Giants win was one of the wildest in years, ending on Angel Pagan's walk-off inside-the-park home run. But if manager Bruce Bochy had his way, Pagan's extra-innings heroics never would have been needed. Bochy has long More…

2013 Fantasy Football Stock Report: San Francisco 49ers WR Anquan Boldin
The San Francisco 49ers lost a key offensive weapon this week, as wide receiver Michael Crabtree suffered a torn right Achilles’ tendon on Tuesday during an OTA practice. He reportedly underwent surgery on Wednesday and will be sidelined for at least … More…

San Francisco Giants reliever Santiago Casilla may need surgery
SAN FRANCISCO — Relief pitcher Santiago Casilla could miss up to a month if he has surgery on his injured right knee, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Friday night. Casilla was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after lingering discomfort More…

San Francisco's design, transit initiatives worth emulating here
The receptionist at the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects was amused when I told her I was a Vancouver architect looking for interesting new projects to visit. "Why would you come here?" she asked. "Most San Francisco More…

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San Francisco News for May 25th 2013

Plastic ocean debris the target of new Calif. bill
By JASON DEAREN ??? Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO ??? A California bill that would have required manufacturers to figure out how to keep the most common plastic junk out of state waterways has died in the state Assembly without a vote. Assembly Bill … More…

Repairs begun on San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
OAKLAND, Calif. — Repairs have begun on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, where dozens of broken anchor rods could delay completion of a new span. The Contra Costa Times (http://bit.ly/14HbpGG) says workers on Thursday began drilling holes for More…

California earthquake rattles thousands in area near San Francisco
The 5.7-magnitude quake broke dishes and shook mirrors but authorities say no major injuries or damage was reported. More…

SF Super Bowl L Bid Avoids Oakland's 05 Bid And Zennie Abraham
The San Francisco Super Bowl L Bid was successful. It, really, if you think about it, surprisingly, beat back a formidable Miami and South Florida Super Bowl Bid, where Miami has hosted the game a record ten times. (Original post at Zennie62.com … More…

San Francisco struggles to match California's gains on black infant
But in San Francisco, home to sweeping public health programs and an affluent population, the story is different. Health officials here are struggling to reduce a black infant mortality rate of 16.2 deaths per 1,000 births, compared with the white
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Netflix looks to hook subscribers with 'Arrested'
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Netflix is hoping this weekend’s release of the resurrected TV series “Arrested Development” will draw more subscribers to its Internet video service. The award-winning show about the dysfunctional Bluth family returns Sunday, seven … More…

SF State assignment raises ethical concerns – San Francisco
The class assignment San Francisco State University Professor Joe Tuman gave his communications students last week was straightforward: create a political More…

SF officials describe 'apartheid' label as 'intolerance alienating the
Coalition supporting apartheid ads on SF buses urges campaign to stop official action to label their ads hate speech.
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San Francisco 49ers: 5 2012 Draftees Who Face Most Pressure from 2013 Class
Even from a surface level vantage point, it’s readily apparent that the San Francisco 49ers 2013 draft class is abundantly more talented than its 2012 counterpart. It legitimately contained starting-caliber prospects through the first four rounds. Last … More…

San Francisco Home Get Its Own Twitter Account – Technorati
A San Francisco home has its own Twitter account and posts frequent updates. More…

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SF Chronicle names new management team
"Joanne and Jeff will be a great team to take The San Francisco Chronicle to the next level," said Hearst Chief Executive Officer Frank Bennack Jr. "They have deep publishing and new media experience and believe in the power of great content with a More…

SF hospital projects move forward
Now that city leaders have reached an agreement with California Pacific Medical Center to build two seismically safe hospitals, the $2 billion deal is sailing through San Francisco's notoriously slow legislative process. On Thursday, the City Planning More…

San Francisco's City Lights: the bookshop that brought us the Beats
I remember the first time I went to City Lights ??? the first all-paperback bookstore in the US, founded in San Francisco in 1953 by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. I was so intimidated I barely looked at the books on the shelves, maybe picking one up every now … More…

San Francisco Giants lose to Colorado Rockies 5-0
SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants returned from a day off and hoped the rest might re-energize their listless offense. Instead, the mini slump worsened, as they managed only five hits in a 5-0 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. The Giants looked More…

Cyclist in fatal S.F. crash identified
A bicyclist killed in a crash with a Recology garbage truck in San Francisco’s Mission District had moved to the city last week from Clayton to start an apprenticeship as an electrician, his family said Friday. Dylan Mitchell, 21, was riding east on … More…

Colorado Rockies (26-21) at San Francisco Giants (26-21) 10:15 pm (ET)
Three's a crowd atop the NL West standings, but the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants will both try to change that as they meet up Friday at AT&T for the opener of a three-game series. The Rockies, Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks are all tied More…

Mr. China Goes To San Francisco | TechCrunch
A block from the Mariposa on-ramp and in the eye-line of 90000 cars whizzing by on 280 sits an old warehouse that was home to the San Francisco Bay Guardian,..
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San Francisco 49ers: Michael Crabtree Injury Unleashes Questions in Passing
He’ll have to play like it if the San Francisco 49ers hope to weather the storm that Crabtree’s injury has brought. While the 49ers have become known for their physical running game, the promotion of Kaepernick last season opened the door for increased … More…

California earthquake rattles thousands in area near San Francisco
An earthquake in far north-eastern California was felt by thousands of people as far away as San Francisco and in two other states, but there have been no reports of injury or serious damage. The magnitude-5.7 quake broke dishes and shook mirrors when … More…

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San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
Scutaro, acquired before the trade deadline last year, was a postseason star last year as the Giants were comeback kings during the playoffs and on to their second World Series title in three years, and San Francisco re-signed the free agent in the More…

San Francisco State professor's assignment to create political ad raises
SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco State University professor considering a run for Oakland mayor is drawing scrutiny for a class assignment that asked students to create a political campaign ad and gave them the option of developing it for him. More…

Bay Bowl: San Francisco to host 50th Super Bowl
The NFL rewarded the San Francisco Bay Area on Tuesday with hosting rights for the 2016 championship game, slotting the 50th Super Bowl in the 49ers’ high-tech Santa Clara stadium scheduled to open next year. The league also voted at its spring … More…

Giants confront Ryan Vogelsong's absence amid starting rotation woes
May 23: San Francisco Giants candidates to replace Ryan Vogelsong. SAN FRANCISCO — For years, Giants baseball has been associated mostly with one characteristic. Sure, Buster Posey is now one of the game's best players, and the lineup is very deep. More…

Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world’s largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. More…

San Francisco Giant Jeremy Affeldt apologizes for homophobic past
In a new book, San Francisco Giant Jeremy Affeldt admits that he was deeply homophobic when he first traveled to the Bay Area as an opposing player, often staying in his hotel room for days at a time to avoid interactions with people he thought may be gay. More…

San Francisco in 1951 as seen from a US Navy submarine
The World War II-era submarine, traveling up the coast from San Diego, made a detour through the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz. The photos taken along the way are quite good, and display a unique angle of San Francisco during its affordable More…

Photo: San Francisco Chronicle
Commenting on the announcements, Bennack said, “Joanne and Jeff will be a great team to take the San Francisco Chronicle to the next level. They have deep publishing and new media experience and believe in the power of great content with a valued … More…

San Francisco Giants: Offseason Moves the Team Should Have Made Going into
The San Francisco Giants are off to a winning start. They currently sit at a respectable 26-21 (as of May 22), tied for first in the NL West with the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks. However, there are noticeable holes that have only become … More…

San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby takes aim at Elite Cup title
But when the final whistle blew two weeks ago sounding San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Football Club's advancement to the inaugural Elite Cup Final — USA Rugby's premier championship — LaPrevotte's foot had swollen black, and
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State and Investors Accuse San Francisco Broker of Fraud | NBC
Nearly a dozen angry investors tell the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit a prominent broker took their money, hid records, took secret commissions and has avoided any public accountability.
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San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl Hopes Take Large Hit with Crabtree Injury
COMMENTARY | There is arguably not a worse injury that could have hit the San Francisco 49ers entering next season. Michael Crabtree was the most consistent and reliable weapon on offense, and San Francisco will not be able to replace that from within. More…

Occupy San Francisco | Flickr – Photo Sharing!
Occupy San Francisco. This photo also appears in. Occupy San Francisco (Set) ? Occupy SF, The Morning After (Set) ? California (Set) ? #12, San Francisco, CA (Set) ? A Black and White World (Set) ? Protest (Set)
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ACH Endorses San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment
The Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) has endorsed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), a set of recommendations for applying more nuanced, accurate ways to evaluate research than the
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San Francisco Home Get Its Own Twitter Account
A San Francisco home has its own Twitter account and posts frequent updates. The MIT Technology Review reveals on May 21 that Tom Coates owns the house that relies on smart technology to control everything from the moisture levels of his ficus tree to … More…

Predicting 49ers' WR Depth Chart
The San Francisco 49ers are quite happy that they acquired Anquan Boldin from the Baltimore Ravens, which gave them a great one-two punch with their starting receivers. Unfortunately, they are now back to where they were before. The 49ers got a target … More…

San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – San Francisco Giants – INSIDE PITCH Left-hander Madison Bumgarner has seven quality starts this season and just four wins. That's a ratio that is bound to improve, especially because he's supported by one of the National League's best More…

Photo: San Francisco Chronicle
NEW YORK, May 23, 2013 – Hearst Corporation today announced new leadership at its leading California newspaper the San Francisco Chronicle. Joanne K. Bradford, 49, has been named president and Jeffrey M. Johnson, 53, has been named publisher. More…

Hearst Taps Two Execs to "Redefine" SF Chronicle for Digital Age
Can the City by the Bay finally get the newspaper it deserves?
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Marcos Breton: Nationals' Harper evokes memories of Giants' Will Clark
SAN FRANCISCO — Sometimes a simple weekday ballgame turns into something greater, as it did Wednesday when a superlative talent almost single-handedly beat the Giants and proved not all ballplayers are created equally. Bryce Harper, the More…

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San Francisco News for May 23rd 2013

San Francisco 49ers: Michael Crabtree's Injury's Impact on the 49ers' Receivers
San Francisco learned last season what a depleted receiving corps could do to its chances. When fellow receivers Mario Manningham and Kyle Williams were lost to ACL injuries for the latter portion of the 2012 season, the 49ers became thin at the position. More…

San Francisco Giants done in by Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper
SAN FRANCISCO — Before this three-game series between National League powers, Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper took to Twitter to express his excitement about facing the Giants in a ballpark that he called one of his favorite places to play. More…

6 plead not guilty in SF school embezzlement case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Six current and former San Francisco school district employees have pleaded not guilty to charges that they embezzled $15 million in grant money from the school system. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1819Kj5) More…

China donates to SF hospital
The hospital, which opened in San Francisco’s Chinatown in 1899 as the Tung Wah Dispensary, will use the $100,000 toward construction of a new, $160 hospital next-door to the current one, built in 1924. That structure would be razed, but a 1979 annex … More…

Lookout at San Francisco's Lands End
You've got to expect, like, people at a visitors center, even one as seemingly at the edge of the San Francisco tourist map as this outcropping in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It's not as if this is some secret, off-the-grid spot known More…

Report: 49ers' Crabtree tears Achilles
FOXSports.com's Peter Schrager on Michael Crabtree's Achilles injury. FOX Sports. Share This Story. Tweet. Updated May 22, 2013 3:55 PM ET. San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree won't get another shot to win a Super Bowl this season. More…

San Francisco awarded 50th Super Bowl in brand new stadium as Houston nets
San Francisco and Houston were chosen as host cities for the 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls after NFL team owners voted for the two ahead of Miami. The San Francisco Bay Area will host the 50th Super Bowl in early 2016 at Levi’s Stadium, the brand new … More…

San Francisco Giants lose to Washington Nationals 2-1 in 10 innings
SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants weren't able to complete a sweep on Wednesday, losing 2-1 to the Washington Nationals in the second straight extra-innings game between two National League contenders. Left-handers Gio Gonzalez and Madison More…

HP's slumps deepens in 2Q as earnings fall 32 pct
SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett-Packard is still scrambling to meet the growing demand for more versatile and less expensive mobile devices as a slump in its personal computer sales deepens, but the company's cost-cutting measures and focus on more More…

San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree tears Achilles at OTAs
The injury bug has hit hard early on for the San Francisco 49ers. Michael Crabtree faces approximately six months of rehab after tearing his Achilles during Tuesday's OTAs.
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Washington sequester fails to account for San Francisco animal
Washington sequester fails to account for San Francisco animal menagerie, Giants win late, take series with chance to sweep.
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San Francisco: Italian consulate clerk, wife sentenced in housekeeper abuse case
SAN FRANCISCO — An Italian consulate clerk and his Brazilian wife were sentenced in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday after pleading guilty last month to the misdemeanor charge of using an unauthorized document for a Brazilian woman to work More…

EAT Club Goes Mobile, Bringing A Food Truck With Mobile Ordering
EAT Club, which is launching in private beta today, has a unique spin on the way that users get lunch. The service hopes to get rid of all the hassles around..
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Why Star Trek Made San Francisco the Center of Its Futuristic Utopia
San Francisco serves, in Star Trek's fictional universe, as the site of Starfleet Command – the headquarters of the good guys – and despite all the time they More…

Artemis crew 'back to work' after sailor's death
SAN FRANCISCO — A group of sailing experts has released 37 recommendations they say will increase safety in the America's Cup, which is set to take place on the wind-raked San Francisco Bay this summer. Led by regatta director Iain Murray, the group More…

San Francisco Giant Jeremy Affeldt apologizes for homophobic past
In a new book, San Francisco Giant Jeremy Affeldt admits that he was deeply homophobic when he first traveled to the Bay Area as an opposing player, often staying in his hotel room for days at a time to avoid interactions with people he thought may be gay. More…

Examining San Francisco 49ers' Offseason and Key Preseason Positional Battles
The San Francisco 49ers lost in the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history last season, but that loss to the Baltimore Ravens highlighted how far the NFC West powerhouse has come in the last two years. Alex Smith suffered a concussion … More…

How She Leads: Julian Potter, San Francisco International Airport
Meet the chief of staff who helped make San Francisco International Airport a leader in sustainability.
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Washington Nationals Avoid Sweep With 2-1 Win Over San
Washington Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper blamed himself for last night's loss, but he can take credit for today's win after homering and scoring on an Ian Desmond single for the Nats' only two runs in a 2-1 win over the San Francisco
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SF's new tack in fighting metal theft
San Francisco prosecutors have opened a new front in the battle against copper theft, filing a $10 million lawsuit against a scrap-metal recycler that allegedly chose to shut down and trash its files rather than comply with a city subpoena seeking … More…

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San Francisco News for May 22nd 2013

San Francisco and Houston Win Super Bowl Bids; Miami Falls From Favor
With unusual unanimity and speed, N.F.L. owners awarded the 50th Super Bowl to the San Francisco area on Tuesday and gave the 51st to Houston, shutting out Miami and sending a message to the city about the need for stadium renovations before the … More…

NFL awards San Francisco Bay Area, Houston future Super Bowls
Home>>; Sports>>; Football. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers to win the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 3, 2013. More…

The 50th Super Bowl goes to San Francisco Bay Area – Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: BOSTON (AP) — The NFL will celebrate its 50th Super Bowl in northern California, where its newest, most high-tech venue is being built. More…

At UC San Francisco, 150 surgeries canceled because of strike
SAN FRANCISCO — A strike by patient-care workers concerned about pension changes and staffing levels has led to the cancellation of an expected 150 More…

San Francisco Chronicle Drops the Term 'Illegal Immigrant
The second largest newspaper on the West Coast tells its writers they can no longer use the term “illegal immigrant.”
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San Francisco 49ers To Host 2016 Super Bowl
The San Francisco 49ers have been selected to host the 2016 Super Bowl at their new stadium in Santa Clara.
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Why Star Trek Made San Francisco the Center of Its Futuristic Utopia
San Francisco serves, in Star Trek's fictional universe, as the site of Starfleet Command – the headquarters of the good guys – and despite all the time they spend boldly going where no one has gone before, the Enterprise and its sister ships make it More…

Affeldt has grown to love open-minded Bay Area
20, 2013 photo is San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt posing on picture day at spring training in Scottsdale, Ariz. Affeldt arrived in San Francisco five years ago determined to get rid of his negative feelings toward the gay population. The … More…

At UC San Francisco, 150 surgeries canceled because of strike
SAN FRANCISCO — A strike by patient-care workers concerned about pension changes and staffing levels has led to the cancellation of an expected 150 surgeries at UC San Francisco Medical Center over the two-day labor action and will affect at least More…

San Francisco favored to host 50th Super Bowl | Reuters
MIAMI (Reuters) – San Francisco is favored to be named the host city for the 50th Super Bowl when National Football League (NFL) owners vote Tuesday on the More…

San Francisco's Tadich Grill is coming to DC
A historic California restaurant has set its sights on becoming a new D.C. power player: The Tadich Grill, the oldest continually-operating restaurant in San Francisco, will be opening a new location on Pennsylvania Avenue early next year. Established More…

San Francisco, Houston to host 50th, 51st Super Bowls – TSN.ca
In two separate votes, NFL owners Tuesday went with the both San Francisco Bay Area and Houston on the first ballot at their spring meetings. The 49ers’ new home is set to open next year in Santa Clara, and will host the first Super Bowl in the area … More…

San Francisco and Houston awarded 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls
NEW YORK (Reuters) – San Francisco and Houston were chosen on Tuesday as the host cities for the 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls. National Football League (NFL) team owners voted for the cities ahead of Miami, which had already hosted the sport's More…

San Francisco and Houston awarded 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls
By Julian Linden. NEW YORK (Reuters) – San Francisco and Houston were chosen on Tuesday as host cities for the 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls after National Football League (NFL) team owners voted for the two ahead of Miami. The San Francisco Bay More…

Bebo Founders Go Analog to Build Exclusive Battery Club in SF – Liz
One way to spend your millions: Build a private clubhouse, with no oversharers welcome.
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Washington Nationals Lose 8-0 To San Francisco Giants In AT&T
The San Francisco Giants racked up 17 hits and scored eight runs in an 8-0 win over the Washington Nationals tonight in AT&T Park in the first game of three-game set that will end the Nats' 10-game road trip.
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Court strikes down Arizona 20-week abortion ban
Judge Marsha Berzon, writing for the unanimous three-judge panel on the San Francisco-based court, said such bans before viability violate a long string of U.S. Supreme Court rulings starting with the seminal Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. The judge More…

San Francisco, Houston To Host Super Bowls
BOSTON — The 50th Super Bowl will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area and the NFL championship will go to Houston the following year. Team owners voted Tuesday for the 49ers' new stadium as host of the 2016 game. That facility in Santa Clara, Calif More…

San Francisco Giants Rotation Is Cause for Concern
COMMENTARY | In this current Golden Age of San Francisco Giants baseball, the team has relied on the strength of its pitching staff. Homegrown talents like Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum, Madison Bumgarner, Jonathan Sanchez, Brian Wilson, and Sergio Romo More…

San Francisco, Houston likely Super Bowl sites – SBNation.com
The NFL will vote to decide two future Super Bowl sites on Tuesday and San Francisco and Houston appear to be in position to land hosting duties.
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