San Francisco News for May 21st 2013

Photos: Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants, 5-0
Photos from the MLB matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on May 19, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Giants 5-0. Close. Starting pitcher Juan Nicasio #44 of the Colorado Rockies reacts More…

NFL owners to vote between San Francisco, Miami for Super Bowl 50
The NFL Owners Meetings are underway in Boston and on Tuesday, the owners will vote where Super Bowl 50 (a.k.a. Super Bowl L) will be played, with the choice coming down to San Francisco and Miami. At this stage of the game, a victory for South Beach … More…

San Francisco: Man dies after fall at Bay to Breakers house party
A man who fell from a roof during Bay to Breakers festivities in San Francisco on Sunday afternoon has died, police and hospital officials said. The 28-year-old man accidentally fell three stories from the roof of a building in the 2000 block of Fell More…

Bryce Harper back in Nats' lineup
SAN FRANCISCO — Outfielder Bryce Harper is back in the Washington Nationals' lineup after missing two games because of a bruised left knee. Harper was batting third and playing right field Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at San More…

Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr
SAN FRANCISCO ??? After falling woefully out of fashion, Yahoo wants to be cool again while catering to the capitalistic demands of its shareholders. That goal led CEO Marissa Mayer to make a $1.1 billion bet on online blogging forum Tumblr in a risky … More…

San Francisco's storied Tadich Grill to open an eatery in DC
SAN FRANCISCO — In a bit of good news for the Obama administration — which certainly could use some this month, what with brewing scandals over the IRS and other nasty headlines — a San Francisco institution announced Monday that it will head east More…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong suffers fractured hand during win
SAN FRANCISCO — By the time Bruce Bochy raced out to check on him, Ryan Vogelsong already knew. "I think it's broken," he told the manager. X-rays confirmed Vogelsong's fears, revealing two fractures along the pinkie finger of his throwing hand and a More…

Logic Says San Francisco Must Upzone: The Needs of the Many Outweigh the
San Francisco benefited enormously from the radical changes that came after First Contact with the Vulcans. It soon became home to important United Earth institutions, including the precursor to Starfleet. The skyline was also altered significantly … More…

Colorado Rockies blank San Francisco Giants 5-0 at Coors Field – MLB News
Colorado Rockies had a fantastic game on Sunday, May 19, 2013, when they blanked the San Francisco Giants and won 5-0 at the Coors Field. The victory brought the Rockies at par with the Giants in the National League West and just a game away from the More…

Rockies 5, Giants 0
The righty scattered three hits over six innings, Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each drove in two runs and the Colorado Rockies won their first series against San Francisco in two years, beating the Giants 5-0 on Sunday. "That's what everybody More…

San Francisco favored to host 50th Super Bowl – Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) – San Francisco is favored to be named the host city for the 50th Super Bowl when National Football More…

San Francisco Gasoline Climbs After Tesoro, Valero Restore Power
Spot gasoline in San Francisco gained against futures as Tesoro Corp. (TSO)'s Golden Eagle refinery returned to normal operations after a power failure and Valero Energy Corp. (VLO)'s Benicia plant restored electricity to its products rack. Tesoro's More…

San Francisco favored to land Super Bowl L as owners go to vote Tues.
The votes for Super Bowl L and LI will be awarded at the league meeting in Boston, and San Francisco, Miami and Houston are the front runners. With the South Florida bid experiencing stadium fundings issues, and the San Francisco bid gaining momentum … More…

Speeches when the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge finally opens
President Kevin Johnson: "Today marks a new beginning in San Francisco and Oakland, and for CalTrans. After negotiating with the Maloofs, who purchased the scrap heap of the remains of the original new design which was to open 16 years ago, to the More…

San Francisco favoured to host 50th Super Bowl
The San Francisco Bay Area has hosted one Super Bowl, in 1985, while the Miami area has enjoyed the economic boost from hosting the NFL's championship game a record-tying 10 times, most recently in 2010. But that extra experience appears to be the More…

San Francisco's Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.4%
San Francisco's steady economic recovery is the result of our continued focus on job creation, education and training residents for the demand of the 21st century workforce,” Lee said in a statement. “San Franciscans are getting back to work across More…

Washington Nationals (23-21) at San Francisco Giants (24-20) 10:15 pm (ET)
A couple of struggling teams meet up at AT&T Park on Monday, as the San Francisco Giants host the Washington Nationals for the opener of a three-game set. Washington has lost two in a row and four of its last six games overall. On Sunday, the Nationals More…

San Francisco Ferry Building Farmers Market Turns 20 (PHOTOS)
This city may have its bars, restaurants and celebrity chefs. But there's one place that truly represents what San Francisco food and drink is all about: CUESA's More…

San Francisco, Houston likely Super Bowl sites – Philly.com
The owners will choose either Miami or San Francisco to host Super Bowl 50 in 2016 with the loser going up against Houston in a vote for the host city of Super Bowl 51 in 2017. While Miami has hosted 10 Super Bowls, the city's bid for another game took More…

What to Watch for at 49ers OTAs
Following the money-spinning free agent period and an extensive draft process, NFL rosters are now reloaded, and it’s time to kick the tires on preparations for the 2013 season. For the San Francisco 49ers, the first day of offseason workouts began on … More…

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San Francisco News for May 20th 2013

San Francisco Giants (24-19) at Colorado Rockies (23-20), 4:10 pm (ET)
Barry Zito tries for his first win in five starts on Sunday when the San Francisco Giants close out a four-game set with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Zito was hit hard in a loss in Toronto on Tuesday, as he allowed eight runs (5 earned) and 12 More…

Roadshow: Bay to Breakers tips on driving in San Francisco
Q Sunday in San Francisco could be a gigantic tie-up. We have Bay to Breakers, the Amgen Tour bicycle race and the Alcatraz swim. There are street closings adding to the mess. We plan to see the Aquatic Park finish of the swim but are afraid that it More…

Super Bowl L: San Francisco in the driver's seat
BOSTON — Following the Miami Dolphins’ failure to secure public funding for renovations to Sun Life Stadium, San Francisco sits in the driver’s seat to host Super Bowl L, with the owners’ vote on tap Tuesday. But that hasn’t lessened the effort of the … More…

Italian Team Seeks Change in America's Cup Wind Limits After Sailor's Death
Published: May 19, 2013. More than a week after the death of British sailor Andrew Simpson in a training accident, none of the four America's Cup teams have withdrawn from the competition, which is still scheduled to begin in early July in San Francisco. More…

Zach Duke to start Monday in San Francisco in Ross Detwiler's place
SAN DIEGO ??? Left-handed long reliever Zach Duke will get the spot start in place of Ross Detwiler on Monday in San Francisco as Detwiler deals with a right oblique strain and the Nationals gauge how long he may need to recover. Detwiler was sent for a … More…

Kanaka?ole to share unique voice in SF Sunday
A multiple N?? H??k?<< Hanohano Award-winner, Kanakaole will wrap up his Northern California tour in San Francisco Sunday, singing alongside award-winning artist and producer Shawn Pimental at Paina Lounge.The audience can look forward to a variety … More…

Nationals-Giants Preview
The San Francisco Giants' slump is largely due to the struggles of their starting pitchers, and Ryan Vogelsong may need to turn things around quickly before he loses his spot in the rotation. He'll face a Washington Nationals team that has struggled More…

San Francisco Ferry Building Farmers Market Turns 20 (PHOTOS)
"When the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market debuted the spring of 1993, it was one of just three farmers markets in San Francisco, a city which now boasts over 25 markets each week," wrote CUESA (Center for Urban Education About Sustainable Agriculture) in a More…

Tejay van Garderen wins Tour of California
Van Garderen stayed out of trouble and cruised through the smooth and scenic final stage from San Francisco to Santa Rosa without incident to lead the team to a victory in front of its home fans, edging Australia’s Michael Rogers for the overall title … More…

God-forsaken SF Giants trip ends with rare shutout loss at Coors
On Monday night, the Giants begin a three-game series at home against the Nationals, who took five of six from San Francisco. Woebegone Ryan Vogelsong faces spot starter Zach Duke, who both have ERAs over 8.00. Juan Nicasio had a high ERA, too, More…

Washington Nationals' Reliever Zach Duke Expected To Start
Washington Nationals' Reliever Zach Duke Expected To Start Monday In San Francisco In Place Of Ross Detwiler. By Patrick Reports today say it will be Zach Duke filling in for Detwiler Monday night in San Francisco. ? Share on Facebook
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Bay to Breakers: In San Francisco, just a thin shadow of Boston Marathon
SAN FRANCISCO — Beefed-up security in response to last month's Boston Marathon bombings didn't deter tens of thousands from reveling in San Francisco's most spirited footrace Sunday. Berkeley resident Kenneth Prochnow, 62, ran his 28th Bay to More…

Report: steel tendons left exposed on San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion More…

The Week in Street Style: San Francisco: Style: GQ
Justin Bridges heads to the City by the Bay to capture West Coast style in action. More…

NFL spring meeting: San Francisco, Houston favored to win bids for
Get the latest NFL news, video updates, scores, schedules, standings and more on Sporting News. More…

Juan Nicasio lifts Colorado Rockies to 5-0 win over San Francisco Giants, plus
DENVER (AP) — Juan Nicasio scattered three hits over six innings, Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each drove in two runs and the Rockies won their first series over San Francisco in two years. Brandon Crawford San Francisco Giants' Brandon More…

City of San Francisco, worker unions protest Kaiser premium hike
SAN FRANCISCO — It's a trend many public employees can relate to: Health insurance premiums climb year after year, while at the bargaining table workers have agreed to kick in more for pensions, take salary cuts and sign on to furlough days. But when More…

San Francisco bacon restaurant forced to close over smell | The
San Francisco bacon restaurant forced to close over smell. By GlobalPost. Saturday, May 18, 2013 13:02 EDT. bacon-shutterstock. Topics: Bacon Bacon ? san francisco. Like Raw Story on Facebook. Tweet; Print Friendly and PDF; Email this
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Dr. Miranda SF plastic surgeon launches medical grade skin care line Ravish
Dr. Edward Miranda, the affable young plastic surgeon in Civic Center/Hayes Valley of San Francisco, launched his skin care line Ravish by London Riley with a party at his office at 77 Van Ness last night with lots of young fashionable friends, female More…

SF's new hip attractions – The Province
However, gradually since then, restaurants and offices and condos have opened all over this new neighbourhood that still remains unknown to most tourists. As a lover of San Francisco neighbourhoods, I consider it my responsibility to explore the More…

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San Francisco News for May 19th 2013

Dr. Miranda SF plastic surgeon launches medical grade skin care line Ravish
Dr. Edward Miranda, the affable young plastic surgeon in Civic Center/Hayes Valley of San Francisco, launched his skin care line Ravish by London Riley with a party at his office at 77 Van Ness last night with lots of young fashionable friends, female More…

Giants-Rockies Preview
Tulowitzki will try to stay hot Sunday and help the Rockies take three of four from the visiting San Francisco Giants, who send Barry Zito to the mound. After snapping a 10-game losing streak to the Giants with a 10-9 win Friday, Colorado (23-20 More…

SF police, city officials prepare for 102nd Bay to Breakers race
Backpacks or other bags larger than 8.5 inches by 11 inches by 4 inches will be banned from the 12K course, which spans from downtown San Francisco to Ocean Beach on the western end of the city. Bomb technicians and canine units from the Police … More…

San Francisco median home hits $1 million – The Business Journals
The median price for a single family home in San Francisco hit $1 million in April.. . More…

San Francisco Giants: Lessons Learned from Their Series vs. Toronto Blue Jays
Winning World Series titles in 2010 and 2012 should have pushed any lingering pain of the San Francisco Giants 2002 World Series loss far into the stratosphere???especially since I was among the million at the purely joyous 2010 parade. Laying eyes upon … More…

Flagship San Francisco Apple Store Moving to Bigger Digs
"We're thrilled to be working with the city of San Francisco on a new Apple retail store at Union Square," the tech giant said. "Our store on Stockton Street has welcomed over 13 million customers since it opened nine years ago, and we look forward to More…

San Francisco squatters arrested on SF State campus
A group involved in a scuffle with San Francisco State University police Thursday night was part of a squatter's collective that was evicted from an abandoned church in the city earlier this week, according to a statement from a member of the group. An More…

San Francisco's Crissy Field hosts an art exhibition
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy just finished a major outdoor exhibition of sculptor Mark di Suvero's works near the Golden Gate Bridge. More…

San Francisco bacon restaurant forced to close over smell (VIDEO)
People in San Francisco, apparently. The owner of Bacon Bacon, an eatery that specialized in all things porcine, was forced to shut down this week over complaints by neighbors that it smelled too, well, bacon-y. Neighbors insisted the offensive smell More…

America's Cup: Luna Rossa sails on San Francisco Bay
On Saturday morning the Luna Rossa AC72 sailed for the first time in San Francisco in the bay where the Louis Vuitton Cup and America’s Cup regattas will take place starting July 7th. Italian America’s Cup Challenger, Luna Rossa has her first training … More…

Kanaka?ole to share unique voice in SF Sunday
A multiple N?? H??k?<< Hanohano Award-winner, Kanakaole will wrap up his Northern California tour in San Francisco Sunday, singing alongside award-winning artist and producer Shawn Pimental at Paina Lounge.The audience can look forward to a variety … More…

San Francisco Giants: Lessons Learned from Their Series vs. Toronto Blue Jays
The 2002 World Series Loss Still Stings. Winning World Series titles in 2010 and 2012 should have pushed any lingering pain of the San Francisco Giants 2002 World Series loss far into the stratosphere???especially since I was among the million at the … More…

Recap: Colorado vs. San Francisco
Wilin Rosario hit a two-run home run and drove in three runs to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 10-2 rout over the San Francisco Giants in the third game of a four-game series from Coors Field. Troy Tulowitzki and Dexter Fowler knocked in two runs More…

San Francisco Giants Are Leading the National League West with Great Offense
Hi-res-7325436_crop_north. Pablo Sandoval and Buster Posey help form a dynamic middle of the order for the Giants. Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports. The San Francisco Giants have a reputation for winning with pitching and defense. They’ve had four … More…

More goofs, bad pitching doom SF Giants to another loss
Unless the Giants can rebound behind Barry Zito on Sunday afternoon, they will return to San Francisco after a well-deserved 1-5 trip. Tim Lincecum added another run-bloated outing by a starter, allowing six runs in five innings. In one turn of the More…

San Francisco Bay Area awaits Super Bowl decision
Levi's CEO Chip Bergh, Levi's Brand President James Curleigh, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York, Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee look over a model of the 49ers' new NFL football stadium May 8. The 50th Super Bowl More…

Zach Duke to start Monday in San Francisco in Ross Detwiler's place
SAN DIEGO ??? Left-handed long reliever Zach Duke will get the spot start in place of Ross Detwiler on Monday in San Francisco as Detwiler deals with a right oblique strain and the Nationals gauge how long he may need to recover. Detwiler was sent for a … More…

How to NOT Dress Like a Tourist in San Francisco
So you heard it's 'kind of chilly' in San Francisco in the summer but it seemed so ridiculous to think a light cardigan wouldn't be sufficient with the shorts and sandals packed in your suitcase. Locals of San Francisco can always spot the out-of More…

Giants-Rockies Preview
He'll look to build off his latest victory while helping the San Francisco Giants win for just the second time in five games Saturday night against the host Colorado Rockies, who ended their lengthy losing streak against their NL West rivals in the More…

America's Cup sailing suspended for review of boats and dangers
Prada fashion house co-founder Patrizio Bertelli said if the other three participants cannot agree on ways to improve safety, his team Luna Rossa Challenge could withdraw from the international competition due to get underway in San Francisco Bay in July. More…

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San Francisco News for May 18th 2013

New Lunch Delivery Option, Eat Club, on the Way to S.F. — Grub
They're launching in beta mode next week, and the deal is fairly simple: Each day, Eat Club's buses will offer a selection of food from several San Francisco restaurants and food trucks — including big names like Bar Tartine, Shanghai
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SF native Ken Venturi, former US Open champion, dies at age 82
Ken Venturi, a San Francisco native who learned how to play golf at Harding Park, memorably won the 1964 U.S. Open and later built a long and distinguished career as a television analyst, died this afternoon. He was 82. Venturi had been hospitalized More…

Reprieve for San Francisco Bacon Restaurant Facing Closure
But it seems a San Francisco restaurant that specializes in bacon will live to oink another day. The year-and-a-half old Bacon Bacon in Ashbury Heights has been battling for its porky existence since some neighbors began complaining a while back about … More…

SF Pride Chief Operating Officer Resorts to Lies as Scandal Around Honoring
A member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Supervisor David Campos, has spoken out on the ongoing scandal involving San Francisco Pride's decision to not honor Pfc. Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshal of the Pride parade. He has urged Pride More…

Photos: 'Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society' Book
To celebrate the release of Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society, the book that chronicles the “strange but true” history of the influential collective known as the San Francisco Cacophony Society, a launch party was held on May 16,
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San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf – yet another reason to support
Happy Endangered Species Day! To cap off our week-long series on farmers and fishermen who support endangered species protections for salmon and other fish in the Bay Delta, we present this video of Jacky Douglas, captain of the Wacky
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Bay Area renaissance: SF's waterfront reinvented
Last week's training crash that killed an Olympic champion and left a 72-foot catamaran in ruins has put a damper on San Francisco's upcoming America's Cup races, the Super Bowl of sailing. But just the way that many fans are drawn to NASCAR contests More…

San Francisco Elite 11: Camp Recap
No statistics available yet. Report. Published on May 18, 2013. Trent Dilfer breaks down the San Francisco Elite 11. Though the camp did not yield any invitations to the Elite 11 finals, there were a number of performers who Dilfer says are in More…

San Francisco 49ers Roster Breakdown Proves Long-Term Success
Great organizations find a way to mesh proven veteran talent with hungry young talent. It’s the only way to build a consistent contender year in, year out in the National Football League. Specific examples can even be found within the San Francisco … More…

Fed's San Francisco chief, in Portland, says continued gains could justify
The Oregonian/2012. The Federal Reserve's San Francisco chief says continued growth may justify cutting back on bond purchases meant to stimulate recovery. Further improvement could warrant winding down the program later this year, John C. Williams More…

FHLBank San Francisco, Rep. Swalwell Participate in Ceremony Celebrating
DUBLIN, Calif., May 17, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With community leaders and public officials, the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank San Francisco) celebrated the grand opening of Dublin's Emerald Vista development on More…

The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment
Today, with the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment, we're taking a big step toward a clearer, more comprehensive view of what constitutes success in scientific research. I'm a signatory because I believe that finding a better way to More…

Day 2 of Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco
Google I/O, the search company's annual developers conference, continued today in San Francisco. The many projects discussed at the conference so far reveal Google's overall vision of a single, integrated platform that anticipates and addresses users' More…

San Francisco's Real Start-up Secret Sauce | Inc.com
Everywhere from New York City to Omaha would like to be the next tech start-up capital. Here's what actually makes Silicon Valley and San Francisco hotbeds of More…

San Francisco Giants minor league coach Victor Torres has died at age 61
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants say former minor league coach Victor Torres has died. He was 61. Torres, a hitting coach and instructor in the club's player development department the past six years, died Wednesday in Florida, the team said More…

Elite 11 QB Camp: San Francisco Preview – SBNation.com
The top quarterbacks on the West Coast invade San Francisco Friday for the Elite 11 camp.
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Apple Moving its San Francisco Retail Store to Union Square
The move will be replacing its old location at Stockton and Ellis, where the Apple Store has been located for the last nine years.
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San Francisco Giants (24-17) at Colorado Rockies (21-20), 8:40 p.m. (ET)
San Francisco went into Thursday's opener having dropped back-to-back games to the Toronto Blue Jays by a 21-9 margin. The Giants struggled early in both games, giving up a combined 11 runs in the first inning. They hoped for better luck last night More…

Target Opens Tech Innovation Center in SF
SAN FRANCISCO — Target Corp. on Friday officially opened a new technology innovation center in San Francisco, joining a growing number of companies, including General Electric Co. and rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which have opened new software More…

SF Commune Activists Attacked, Arrested and Hospitalized by SF State Police
Seven San Francisco activists from the squatted social center called the SF Commune, were brutally attacked by police and arrested Thursday evening after being invited into the SF State University dorms by students there. One individual was tazed and … More…

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San Francisco News for May 17th 2013

Hot Toronto Blue Jays' bats, wise pitchers beat up on San Francisco Giants
Toronto Blue Jays’ Brett Lawrie slides homes on a Edwin Encarnacion single as San Francisco Giants’ Guillermo Quiroz looks for the ball during first inning AL action in Toronto on Wednesday May 15, 2013. Photograph by: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank … More…

Apple Planning Bigger San Francisco Store – John Paczkowski
The new venue will be 24819 square feet — about 45 percent larger than Apple's current SF store.
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Dell's 1Q earnings fall 79 pct as PC sales sag
SAN FRANCISCO — Dell's financial decay worsened during its latest quarter as the company slashed its personal computer prices in response to the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets. The dismal performance announced Thursday provided the More…

San Francisco Book Festival This Saturday
SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — The San Francisco Book Festival is holding a FREE and open to the public daytime book fair and publishing seminar on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 450 More…

San Francisco Apple Store Moving Soon | Ubergizmo
Apple is on the move up, and I am not referring to their stock price, but rather, the fact that their flagship retail store in San Francisco is set…
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Flagship San Francisco Apple Store Moving to Bigger Digs
Apple has submitted plans to open a new store at Stockton and Post streets in Union Square to replace the existing 9-year-old store, located just three blocks away at Stockton and Ellis streets, according to a report from the San Francisco Chronicle More…

Apple Is Planning A New Store For San Francisco – Business Insider
It will be at Stockton and Post on Union Square, and it will be 45% bigger than its current store in San Francisco. It will also be pretty fancy looking. According to the illustrations it's going to have a two-story glass opening. And the second story
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Highlights: music, maps, photo, other Google tools
0 Comments E-mail Print. Google. Larry Page, Google’s co-founder and chief executive, speaks during the keynote presentation at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Jeff Chiu ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Google. Previous PageNext … More…

Google unveils $10-a-month 'All Access' music plan
SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. unveiled a streaming music service called All Access that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks. Google made it available in the U.S. Wednesday for $8 a month to More…

Apple to open gorgeous new San Francisco retail store in Union
“We're thrilled to be working with the city of San Francisco on a new Apple retail store at Union Square…. Our store on Stockton Street has welcomed over 13 million customers since it opened nine years ago, and we look forward to serving
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San Francisco Giants (23-17) at Colorado Rockies (21-19), 8:40 pm (ET)
Matt Cain tries to keep heading in the right direction on Thursday night when he starts the opener of the San Francisco Giants' four- game series with the Colorado Rockies. The former All-Star has won back-to-back starts since beginning the season 0-2 More…

Sector Snap: Makers of computer networking gear
SAN FRANCISCO — Investors snapped up the stocks of companies that make computer networking gear Thursday after industry leader Cisco Systems Inc.'s latest quarterly earnings raised hope that business is picking up after a long stretch of lackluster More…

Owner of Italian team traveling to San Francisco to decide whether to compete
SAN FRANCISCO — The owner of the Italian entry in the America's Cup sailing races will travel to San Francisco to decide whether to compete after the death last week of a sailor on another crew, the Italian team said Thursday. Patrizio Bertelli, team More…

Ex-Groupon CEO Mason moving to San Francisco to start new company
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Former Groupon Inc. (GRPN.O) Chief Executive Andrew Mason is moving to San Francisco to start a company after recently recording an album of "motivational business music," according to an update on his blog on Thursday. More…

Apple to Relocate Flagship San Francisco Retail Store to Union
Apple's San Francisco flagship retail store has been a particularly high-profile location for the company since it opened nine years ago, but the…
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San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – San Francisco Giants – INSIDE PITCH Second baseman Marco Scutaro was the designated hitter Tuesday in the opener of the Giants' two-game series in Toronto, and catcher Buster Posey was the DH in Wednesday's finale. Manager More…

San Francisco Giants: Will Ryan Vogelsong Keep His Rotation Spot?
After his latest debacle, Ryan Vogelsong has forced the San Francisco Giants to seriously consider removing him from the rotation. Whether the removal is temporary or permanent, something needs to be done. Through eight starts, the stats are hideous. More…

Day 2 of Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco
Google I/O, the search company's annual developers conference, continued today in San Francisco. The many projects discussed at the conference so far reveal Google's overall vision of a single, integrated platform that anticipates and addresses users' More…

San Francisco's Real Start-up Secret Sauce | Inc.com
Everywhere from New York City to Omaha would like to be the next tech start-up capital. Here's what actually makes Silicon Valley and San Francisco hotbeds of More…

S.F. ex-police lawyer sues over firing
(05-16) 08:15 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — A former Police Department attorney who put together a case to fire then-Deputy Chief Greg Suhr in 2009 filed a wrongful termination suit in San Francisco Superior Court Wednesday, charging that Suhr dismissed her … More…

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San Francisco News for May 16th 2013

Blue Jays pummel San Francisco Giants again
The San Francisco Giants must be happy their lone trip across the border this year is a short one after the back-to-back thrashings they received from the Blue Jays. Suffice to say the reigning World Series champs would be fine if they never saw the More…

Live chat: Inside the San Francisco Giants, Friday at 1 p.m. – Blogs
Beat writer Alex Pavlovic will take questions and provide expert analysis in the middle of the San Francisco Giants' series against the Colorado Rockies. Leave a Reply. Name (required). Mail (will not be published) (required). Website
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Press & Media | SFAC – San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco Arts Commission Podcasts ? Deep Roots and other audio programs. Sign up for SFAC e-news. Donate to support the arts in San Francisco More…

Google boosts photo offerings to rival Facebook
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is digging deeper into its technology toolkit to turn its social networking service into a more formidable threat to Facebook, sprucing up its photo features at a time when sharing snapshots online and on mobile gadgets is More…

San Francisco 49ers: Breaking Down the Depth at Wide Receiver
As the 2012 season came to a close, wide receiver became a bigger and bigger need for the San Francisco 49ers. Michael Crabtree stepped up for the 49ers, but San Francisco didn't have a lot of depth at wide receiver. Kyle Williams and Mario Manningham More…

SFMOMA | OPEN SPACE >> Blog Archive >> San Francisco Art
Sometimes in New York this thing happens – you are going out and suddenly you find yourself surrounded by folks you know from San Francisco. After a while you might pause, stare up at the sky and ask to nobody in particular, “Where are
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Missing SF autistic girl found dead
Searchers found the body of a missing 9-year-old San Francisco girl in a creek near her family's Lake County vacation home Wednesday, authorities said. Mikaela Lynch, who had autism and the mental capacity of a 1-year-old, was last seen in the backyard More…

Honest Affeldt returned $500K
Because that's exactly what San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt did in 2010 after he realized that a potentially expensive clerical error had awarded him a massive unexpected bonus. Affeldt, who has been in the majors since coming up with the More…

Google I/O keynote live video from Moscone West, San Francisco
The gathering, scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in San Francisco, provides Google Inc. with an opportunity to flex its technological muscle in front of a sold-out audience of engineers and entrepreneurs who develop applications and other features More…

San Francisco loses federal grant for new fireboat
SAN FRANCISCO–The San Francisco Fire Department has lost a $7.8 million federal grant for what would have been its first new fireboat in 50 years because it didn't spend the money in time, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. "It's just a huge More…

Google Glass undergoes intense scrutiny at San Francisco conference
Google engineer Ian McKellar wears Google Glass during the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Thousands are expected to attend the 2013 Google I/O developers conference that runs More…

San Francisco Giants: First-Quarter Team Grades
The San Francisco Giants have a record of 23-16 and stand atop the NL West as of Wednesday morning. Manager Bruce Bochy has led the Giants to two world championships in the past three seasons, but now, he and his players are focused on bringing More…

AP Exclusive: Health reforms penalize some Indians
SAN FRANCISCO — When Liz DeRouen needs any kind of health care services, from diabetes counseling to a dental cleaning, she checks into a government-funded clinic in Northern California's wine country that covers all her medical needs. Her care and More…

Larry Page speaks at Google's annual conference in San Francisco
Google announced a new music service on the first day of its annual developers' conference Tuesday, and the company's chief executive officer, Larry Page, answered questions from the audience in San Francisco. The subscription-based music service, More…

Mick and Bianca Rule at the San Francisco Decorator's Showcase
Designer Catherine Kwong was inspired by Mick and Bianca (Jagger, that is) in her living room for the San Francisco Decorator's Showcase, located in a Georgian mansion in the city's toniest neighborhood.
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San Francisco home prices jump 17 percent in month
SAN DIEGO — A research firm says the San Francisco Bay area's median home price surged 17 percent in just one month, to pass the half-million dollar mark for the first time in five years. DataQuick said Wednesday that April's median price for new and More…

SF is No. 5 in nation for mailman dog bites
(05-15) 15:12 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — In his 27 years of delivering mail in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, mailman Nery Montano has been "stalked like prey" by a neighborhood dog, flung his mail satchel toward gaping canine jaws in self defense a More…

Allegro Romano Owner Allegedly Slaps City Inspector Over Citation
It's a story to warm the heart of any restaurateur frustrated with city bureaucracy.
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The Knickerbockers: San Francisco's First Base Ball Team? Part Two
Fifteen days after arriving in San Francisco, Wheaton and others in his party continued on to Sacramento, about ninety miles away. By early 1850, after abandoning placer mining, Wheaton started a successful wholesale grocery business in
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6 charged with stealing SF school funds
Six current and former San Francisco Unified School District employees, including an ex-associate superintendent, are facing a total of 205 felony charges for allegedly misappropriating $15 million in public funds, prosecutors said Tuesday. A three More…

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San Francisco News for May 15th 2013

San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2013
The San Francisco 49ers came within five yards of winning the Super Bowl last season. There have been several changes to the 49ers’ roster as they attempt to take the final step to bringing a world championship back to San Francisco. Gone are mainstays … More…

SF Giants: The Forgotten Favorite
It seems every year over since the 2009 World Series banner was raised in New York, the San Francisco Giants have never been taken seriously. Then they won the damn thing in 2010 for the first time since the club relocated from New York in the late 50′s. More…

Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society Book Trailer Shows
Filmmaker Olivier Bonin has created a trailer for Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society, the new book that chronicles the history of The San Francisco Cacophony Society, the influential collective that inspired Fight Club, Burning Man,
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New SF cruise ship terminal could be a money loser
Revenue projections show that city taxpayers could take a fiscal bath on the new Pier 27, but Port of San Francisco officials insisted Monday that those losses can be offset through passenger spending at local businesses. Built with $53.7 million in … More…

Google CEO discloses vocal cord problem
SAN FRANCISCO — Google CEO Larry Page has disclosed a problem with his vocal cords that makes it difficult for him to speak and breathe occasionally, but he says he remains fit enough to keep running the Internet's most influential company. More…

Brown's budget gives education big boost – San Francisco Chronicle
From 2011-12 to 2016-17, school funding will jump by $19 billion from $47.3 billion to $66.5 billion, according to Gov. Jerry Brown, who presented his revised More…

Autistic SF girl, 9, missing in Clearlake
Authorities are searching for a 9-year-old, autistic San Francisco schoolgirl who went missing from her Lake County vacation home over the weekend. Mikaela Lynch's father reported her missing from her home on Harbor Drive in Clearlake about 1:30 p.m. More…

Meet Amy Bouzaglo, the Woman Who Blew Up on Kitchen
The Best of S.F.: Where and What to Eat; >> What to Eat and Drink on the New Lolinda Roof… >> Highlights and Lowlights …. Night Market Season Kicks Off Thursday on Farimount Avenue; Grub Street San Francisco What to Eat and Drink on the
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Microsoft embraces a Google service for a change
SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft's disdain for Google doesn't extend to all of its rival's products. In a rare bit of cooperation, Microsoft's Outlook.com is giving users of its free email service the option of logging into Google Chat to exchange instant More…

America's Cup officials say race will continue
SAN FRANCISCO — The America's Cup will go on as planned after the death of a sailor during a training run last week on San Francisco Bay, officials said on Tuesday. America's Cup officials made the announcement at a news conference in San Francisco. More…

San Francisco Giants To Give Melky Cabrera A World Series Ring
For some, time heals all wounds. That seems to be true in San Francisco. Melky Cabrera will receive his World Series ring this week when the San Francisco Giants make a two-game interleague stop in Toronto to face his Blue Jays. San Francisco manager More…

NVCA's VentureScape Kicks Off in San Francisco
Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the National Venture Capital Association on Tuesday convened for its two-day annual meeting, now called VentureScape, in San Francisco with many issues on its plate including finding a president to replace retiring More…

Urban Storage Startup Boxbee Is Opening For Business In The San
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America's Cup officials say race will continue
America's Cup Regatta Director Iain Murray, left, and Golden Gate Yacht Club Vice Commodore Tom Ehman, right, listen to questions during a news conference Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in San Francisco. The pair announced that the America's Cup will go on More…

Google poised to show off latest devices, services
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is expected to use its annual software developers' conference to showcase the latest mobile devices running on its Android software, while also unveiling other features in its evolving product line-up. The gathering, scheduled More…

6 current, former San Francisco school employees charged with embezzling
SAN FRANCISCO — Six current and former San Francisco school district employees were charged Tuesday with embezzling about $15 million in grant money from the district, officials said. The suspects face multiple felony grand theft and embezzlement More…

Danny Bowien's New San Francisco Restaurant Opening On The
Just when we thought we'd been left for New York, Mission Chinese Food's Danny Bowien once again wrapped his loving arms around San Francisco. In a post-James Beard Awards interview with the San Francisco Chronicle's Paolo
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SAP targets sports entertainment vertical, San Francisco 49ers a
As the 49ers prepare for a 2013-2014 season in a brand new stadium – Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. – CEO Jared York wants to have the right technology in place to wow fans and keep their attention on the game, even if that means
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Six charged with stealing SF school funds
(05-14) 12:40 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — Six current and former San Francisco Unified School District employees, including an ex-associate superintendent, are facing a total of 205 felony charges for allegedly misappropriating $15 million in public funds, More…

San Francisco Giants (23-15) at Toronto Blue Jays (15-24), 7:07 pm (ET)
Toronto outfielder Melky Cabrera will receive his World Series ring on Tuesday when the Blue Jays kick off a brief two-game series against the San Francisco Giants at Rogers Centre. Cabrera, of course, was in the midst of his best year as a pro and was More…

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SF's big Asian American bash honors Filipina dance artist
SAN FRANCISCO???Dance artist and performing arts school founder Malu Rivera-Peoples won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Monday, May 6 at the brand-new Jazz Center in San … More…

Autistic SF girl, 9, missing in Clearlake
(05-13) 17:26 PDT CLEARLAKE — Authorities are searching for a 9-year-old, autistic San Francisco schoolgirl who went missing from her Lake County vacation home over the weekend. Mikaela Lynch's father reported her missing from her home on Harbor More…

Braves lose 3rd straight in San Francisco
Tweet ?? 0 Comments E-mail Print. Braves Giants Baseball. San Francisco Giants’ Gregor Blanco, left, is tagged out at home plate by Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann during the fourth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 12, 2013. More…

GREE lays off 30 from San Francisco offices | Joystiq
Japanese publisher GREE has laid off 30 members of its San Francisco office, according to a report from GamesIndustry International. Anil Dharni, COO of the mobile and social publisher, told GamesIndustry that GREE has recently aligned its
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Braves lose 3rd straight in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — Fredi Gonzalez left the Atlanta Braves for two games following a series-opening victory at San Francisco to attend his daughter's college graduation in Georgia. He returned from the whirlwind, cross-country trek in time for the series More…

Giants hit 3 HRs to back Lincecum, beat Braves 5-1
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt slides into homeplate safely past Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann (16) to score on a on a single by Brandon Crawford during the fourth inning of the National League MLB baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Atlanta
Tim Lincecum tossed seven shutout innings in the San Francisco Giants' 5-1 win over the Atlanta Braves in the finale of a four-game set. Lincecum (3-2) fanned seven and surrendered just two hits and three walks for the Giants, who have won four of More…

End may near for Calif. evangelical radio network
SAN FRANCISCO — The end may be near for a California evangelical radio network used by a preacher to predict — incorrectly — the apocalypse, a newspaper reported. Oakland-based Family Radio has sold its three largest radio stations, and tax records More…

San Francisco Giants: Potential Trades the Team Should Make by the Deadline
The San Francisco Giants are winning. Plain and simple. That being said, we are still in the infant stage of the 2013 season. The Giants have only played 38 games out of 162. The reigning World Series champs enjoyed a relatively quiet offseason and … More…

Regarding the Scene at Chili's in San Bruno, on Mother's Day
Once again, Ms. Spotswood ventures where we dare not.
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SF Archbishop To Call For Immigration Reform At Morning Press
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is scheduled to join members of the undocumented immigrant community at a news conference this morning in San Francisco, according to the Archdiocese of San Francisco.
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San Francisco Submits Bid to Host NFL Super Bowl L/LI in 2016/2017
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ ??? SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee today celebrated the submission of the San Francisco Bay Area regional bid in partnership with the San Francisco 49ers and the Super Bowl Bid Committee to … More…

Gree lay-offs strike San Francisco office, 30 jobs reportedly lost
Gree lay-offs strike San Francisco office, 30 jobs reportedly lost. Social and mobile publisher Gree has confirmed a series of lay-offs, with reports suggesting as many as 30 staff were made redundant. GamesIndustry cites anonymous sources
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San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – San Francisco Giants – INSIDE PITCH Tim Lincecum as a starting pitcher hangs out with other pitchers. They talk in the clubhouse, during batting practice. Share ideas. Share frustrations. On Tuesday, Lincecum lost to the Phillies. More…

Barbara Walters to retire in 2014
Barbara Walters started in 1961 and according to ABC 7 News in San Francisco, will keep on with "The View" and other ABC News specials. Next summer, however, Barbara Walters will be leaving her career in TV journalism. Barbara Walters will announce More…

More labor drama in San Francisco | HardballTalk
Last week we learned that the Giants are paying back wages to clubhouse attendants who were not properly compensated for their work. Now, the San More…

Police arrest 12-year-old boy for killing sister in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States (4E) – In a chase that has attracted enormous media attention across the United Satates, a 12-year-old boy on Sunday was arrested in Los Angeles for murdering his eight-year-old sister Leila Fowler at their home in More…

San Francisco Pride Won't Reschedule Meeting, Board's Decision
The board of directors for San Francisco Pride has posted another statement on Facebook that will only be further igniting controversy around the decision.
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Giants recall Pill, option Peguero to Fresno
SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants rewarded Brett Pill for his torrid hitting by recalling the first baseman Monday from Triple-A Fresno. To clear roster room for Pill, the Giants optioned outfielder Francisco Peguero to Fresno. In 32 games with the Grizzlies More…

Toronto Blue Jays vs. San Francisco Giants series preview
Toronto Blue Jays vs. San Francisco Giants series preview. The Blue Jays welcome the 2012 World Series champion San Francisco Giants to the Rogers Centre for a two-game series on Tuesday. Text size: Increase Decrease Reset. Share via Email Print … More…

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SF ballpark concession workers authorize strike
SAN FRANCISCO — Concession workers at the AT&T Park where the San Francisco Giants play have voted to authorize a strike. The San Francisco Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/13Ph1hI) reports members of Local 2 voted 500 to 16 on Saturday to OK a strike, but More…

Tap water remains best choice for SF
The water in San Francisco is not only some of the crispest water found on the planet, it's safe to drink and probably safer than bottled. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, bottled water is the fastest growing beverage in sales in More…

Braves lose 3rd straight in San Francisco
San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco, left, is tagged out at home plate by Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann during the fourth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 12, 2013. Tony Avelar — AP Photo. Story Photos: Braves Giants More…

San Francisco Giants Concession Workers Authorize Strike After Three Years
The last three years have been good to Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants, who won two World Series crowns and emerged as a contender to win another in 2013. But they haven’t been as good to the roughly 800 workers who staff AT&T Park, … More…

Melky will get WS ring from Giants
Cabrera was the MVP of last year’s All-Star game. He was batting an NL-leading .346 with 11 home runs and 60 RBIs over 113 games in his first season with San Francisco when he was suspended. He asked MLB for a rules change that disqualified him from … More…

Braves struggle against Bumgarner, lose to Giants
The_Associated_Press. Tweet ?? 0 Comments E-mail Print. Braves Giants Baseball. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in San Francisco. More…

Sunday's National League roundup: Zito, Gaudin, Posey help Giants finish
SAN FRANCISCO Barry Zito and Chad Gaudin combined on a six-hitter, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres, 5-0, on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep in National League baseball action. Zito (3-1) … More…

San Francisco Pride Won't Reschedule Meeting, Board's Decision on Bradley
The board of directors for San Francisco Pride has posted another statement on Facebook that will only be further igniting controversy around the decision to rescind honoring Pfc. Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshal during the 2013 Pride Parade and More…

Giants hit 3 HRs to back Lincecum, beat Braves 5-1
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) throws to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 12, 2013. Tony Avelar ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Braves Giants Baseball. Previous PageNext … More…

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Bumgarner's 11-strikeout, two-walk outing came a day after Matt Cain limited Atlanta to two runs on three hits in eight innings in an 8-2 San Francisco romp. Pablo Sandoval put the Giants in front to stay in the first inning. With two outs, he drilled More…

San Francisco bus ads condemn Israeli apartheid: backlash begins
American Muslims for Palestine launched an ad campaign this week on San Francisco buses condemning Israeli apartheid. Predictably, local branches of the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee, as well as the
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San Francisco Giants – PlayerWatch – GlobalPost
Manager Bruce Bochy believes Pagan is better off staying warm (re: playing) than he is sitting on the bench on a typically chilly San Francisco night. Pagan went 0-for-3 with a walk Thursday. OF Hunter Pence has played every inning — all 317 1/3 of More…

San Francisco Giants beat Atlanta Braves 5-1
SAN FRANCISCO — The numbers and opposing lineup say Sunday's start might have been Tim Lincecum's best in well over a year. Lincecum threw seven shutout innings in a 5-1 Giants win over the Atlanta Braves, giving up just two hits and striking out More…

Madison Bumgarner strikes out 11 as Giants rout Braves – USA Today
San Francisco's rotation, considered one of the best in the majors, has struggled early this season. But ace Matt Cain tossed eight innings of three-hit ball in Friday's win, and coupled with Bumgarner's effort, the Giants can claim the four-game More…

San Francisco 49ers stadium deal with Levi's OK'd – NFL.com
The San Francisco 49ers' 20-year, $220 million deal with Levi Strauss & Co for naming rights to the team's new stadium was unanimously approved Thursday More…

San Francisco Area Homes Are Sinking Into the Ground – Gawker
At least eight homes have already been abandoned, and another ten are on notice of immediate evacuation in the hilltop community about 100 miles north of San Francisco. One Lake County couple, who have lived in their home for 11 years, first noticed More…

San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 6
Welcome to another installment of our weekly look at the San Francisco Giants’ top prospects. Before delving into the stock watch for this week, it’s instructive to talk about what goes into this list of top prospects. This Top 10 list is based partly … More…

America's Cup death latest patch of rough waters for planners of sailing's
SAN FRANCISCO — Olympic gold medal-winning sailor Andrew “Bart” Simpson's death during an America's Cup training run on San Francisco Bay last week was the latest and most glaring setback to befall an event that had already encountered its share of More…

San Francisco Giants beat Atlanta Braves 10-1 – Mercury News Media Center
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). From left to right, San Francisco Giants More…

Feds move to seize SF pot club building
The U.S. Department of Justice is moving to seize a Mission district building that houses a city-licensed medical marijuana dispensary ??? the first time such an action has been taken in San Francisco. Melinda Haag, the U.S. attorney for Northern … More…

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San Francisco News for May 12th 2013

Amazon Web Services summit San Francisco: It's all about the
Cameron Peron is VP Marketing at Newvem, a cloud operations optimization service. Amazon has launched a series of local Amazon Web Services summits More…

SF Giants' Concession Workers Take Strike Vote
While the San Francisco Giants try to strike out the Atlanta Braves on today in San Francisco, AT&T Park workers will be voting on a different kind of strike next door. Park concession workers, represented by the Unite Here Local 2, will vote on … More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Atlanta
Matt Cain gave up two runs over eight innings to guide the San Francisco Giants to an 8-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in the second of a four-game set at AT&T Park. Cain (2-2) surrendered just three hits and two walks, while striking out seven to earn More…

America's Cup fatality raises safety questions
Still, the death of British Olympic champion Andrew “Bart” Simpson during a training session on San Francisco Bay gives fresh urgency as they chase the oldest trophy in international sports this summer. How safe are the boats? Authorities are hoping … More…

America's Cup planning endures rough waters
Artemis Racing crew members gather at a Treasure Island dock as their 72-foot-long catamaran floats upside down on Friday, May 10, 2013, in San Francisco. Sailor Andrew “Bart” Simpson died the day before when the high-tech catamaran capsized during … More…

Hudson loses to Giants for 1st time in 7 years
By JOE STIGLICH The_Associated_Press. Tweet ?? 0 Comments E-mail Print. Braves Giants Baseball. Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson throws to the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, May 10, 2013 in San Francisco. More…

San Francisco Giants Vs. Atlanta Braves: 5/11/13 Tyrone's Free MLB Baseball Pick
San Francisco Giants Vs. Atlanta Braves: 5/11/13 Tyrone's Free MLB Photo by: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports. The Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants jockey for National League superiority at AT&T Park on Saturday. Atlanta Braves (21-14) at San More…

Kickstarting the San Francisco Giants – McCovey Chronicles
Some of the San Francisco Giants see that they don't have to pay out of pocket for stuff and are now asking ardent fans and crowdfunding enthusiasts to help them start and complete their pet projects.
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Fine Living: Marin designers add flair to SF Showcase
HERBST MANOR, an 8,000-square-foot mansion built by noted architect Ernest Coxhead in 1899 at Divisadero Street and Pacific Avenue in San Francisco, is this year's setting for the San Francisco Decorator Showcase. "The Showcase is a great place for More…

Lakeport Sinkhole Devours Subdivision north of San Francisco
In Lakeport, a subdivision about 100 miles north of San Francisco, homeowners are abandoning virtually everything they own. A large sinkhole is slowly devouring their community. The ground below their homes is disappearing at an unpredictable rate. More…

City Hall Headlines For May 10, 2013: SF's Budget Surplus, Was
San Francisco Controller Ben Rosenfield said on Thursday the city would end its current fiscal year running through June with a budget surplus of $96.0 million, or $58 million above his office's previous estimate.” San Francisco's budget
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Even in Good-Food-Obsessed Berkeley, High School Students Eat
Despite the nearby influence of Alice Waters and her Edible Schoolyard Project, students at Berkeley High School, by and large, eat like crap. A new piece in the San Francisco Chronicle notes that Berkeley High, like one in three high schools
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walk-off homer tops San Francisco
PROVO, Utah — Kelton Caldwell hit a walk-off homer, lifting the BYU baseball team 10-9 over San Francisco in a back-and-forth thriller Friday night at Larry H. Miller Field. Down 7-6 in the seventh, Jacob Hannemann hit a three-run shot to take the More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Atlanta
Gregor Blanco hit a three-run double and an RBI triple, while Madison Bumgarner tossed seven stellar frames as the San Francisco Giants downed the Atlanta Braves, 10-1, in the third installment of a four-game set at AT&T Park. Pablo Sandoval added a More…

America's Cup boat nosedived, broke into pieces
The Artemis Racing AC72 catamaran, an America’s Cup entry from Sweden, lies capsized near the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge after turning over during training in San Francisco Bay on Thursday, May 9, 2013, in San Francisco. Artemis Racing said … More…

Bay Views Included: San Francisco Home Lists for $12.5 Million
A William Wurster-designed home in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights is on the market with an asking price of $12.5 million. With more than 10,000-square-feet, the house includes seven bedrooms, 7? 1/2 bathrooms, five fireplaces, an elevator, a four-car … More…

Film Threat – 2013 San Francisco International Film Festival: Wrap-up
The SFIFF lineup is comparable to other major film festivals, but the lengthy duration makes for a more relaxed experience. I was only able to stay for a week, but in that time I managed to see sixteen films as well as make the most of my time in
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SF ballpark concession workers authorize strike
The San Francisco Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/13Ph1hI) reports members of Local 2 voted 500 to 16 on Saturday to OK a strike, but one is not imminent. The union says it'll wait to see how South Carolina-based concession company Centerplate Inc. responds. More…

San Francisco Giants roll past Atlanta Braves 10-1 as Madison Bumgarner
SAN FRANCISCO — Gregor Blanco didn't even have time to take practice swings in the indoor cage before he stepped into the batter's box as a pinch hitter in the fifth inning Saturday. Turns out, he didn't need any. Blanco cleared the bases with a three More…

Tilson Thomas leads San Francisco Symphony and Chorus in inspired
It could also bring you to your knees — and if the seats at Davies Symphony Hall weren't as tightly packed as those on a Jet Blue red-eye, it might have done that Friday as Michael Tilson Thomas led the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus in an inspired More…

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