San Francisco News for June 20th 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

06/19 Padres Preview: Game 72 @ San Francisco – Gaslamp Ball
Eric Stults and Madison Bumgarner face off in today's rubber match at AT&T Park.
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San Francisco News for June 19th 2013

San Francisco Partners with 'Sharing' Startups for Disasters
Technology is changing the way people respond to emergencies. During Hurricane Sandy, people turned to alternative forms of communication and aid.
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San Francisco 49ers, Yahoo! announce partnership deal – NFL.com
The San Francisco 49ers and Yahoo! announced a partnership deal for Levi's Stadium on Monday. Yahoo! will enhance the game day experience through More…

San Francisco's haves and have-nots
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Every weekday morning, sleek buses with smoked glass windows whisk tech workers down major thoroughfares through the city's neighborhoods, to the freeways and ultimately to Silicon Valley. The buses — sponsored More…

San Francisco Crowdsourcing Bike Share Stations
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has already released the locations of where it plans to put the city's 35 Bay Area Bike Share stations. They're concentrated in the downtown Financial District and South of Market areas- parts More…

San Francisco Crowdsourcing Bike Share Stations
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has already released the locations of where it plans to put the city's 35 Bay Area Bike Share stations. They're concentrated in the downtown Financial District and South of Market areas- parts More…

San Francisco Giants rally past San Diego Padres
SAN FRANCISCO — Manager Bruce Bochy isn't afraid to acknowledge that the Giants are "fortunate" to be in as good of shape as they are in the N.L. West despite a prolonged rough stretch. On Tuesday, the Giants were fortunate to escape with a victory More…

San Francisco Orders First Parklet Removal: SFist
San Francisco's parklets, we should point out, have been an astounding success for both the City and its residents. In addition to providing a place to rest, creating safer pedestrian environments and encouraging non-motorized transportation,
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San Francisco – Exploratorium | United States Forum | Fodor's Travel
Would you recommend the Exploratorium (at its new location on Pier 15) for adults to spend a few hours? We have visited the city a lot in the last few years and have seen most of the main sights. We are looking for some new things to do and
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San Francisco Partners with 'Sharing' Startups to Save Lives During Disaster
San Francisco-based Airbnb belongs to a collaboration of sharing economy businesses called BayShare, which aims “to promote thought leadership, networking, and policy advocacy for the Sharing Economy in the Bay Area, with an eye toward national More…

San Francisco Giants rally past San Diego Padres
SAN FRANCISCO — Manager Bruce Bochy isn't afraid to acknowledge that the Giants are "fortunate" to be in as good of shape as they are in the N.L. West despite a prolonged rough stretch. On Tuesday, the Giants were fortunate to escape with a victory More…

06/17 Padres Preview: Game 70 @ San Francisco – Gaslamp Ball
Edinson Volquez takes the mound opposite Barry Zito to try to help the surging Padres continue their season-long winning streak.
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San Francisco Giants sign top pick Christian Arroyo
The Giants have signed their No. 1 draft pick, Florida high school shortstop Christian Arroyo. It's being reported by Baseball America that the 25th overall pick received $1,866,500. A tweet from Arroyo said, "Proud to officially be a San Francisco More…

San Francisco Partners with 'Sharing' Startups to Save Lives During Disaster
San Francisco-based Airbnb belongs to a collaboration of sharing economy businesses called BayShare, which aims “to promote thought leadership, networking, and policy advocacy for the Sharing Economy in the Bay Area, with an eye toward national More…

San Francisco Gasoline Gains to Week-High as Tankers Head West
Spot gasoline in San Francisco gained for the second straight day against futures to the highest level in a week as oil-product tankers headed to the U.S. West Coast to load supplies for export. California-blend gasoline, or Carbob, in San Francisco More…

Calif. city sues MLB over A's proposed move
SAN FRANCISCO — Major League Baseball is dragging its feet on having team owners vote on the Oakland Athletics' proposed move to a new ballpark 40 miles south in San Jose, San Jose city officials said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The lawsuit – filed in More…

San Francisco passes new rules for food trucks
After two years of negotiations, San Francisco's food war between mobile vendors and brick-and-mortar restaurants appears to have come to an end with Tuesday's adoption of new regulations reflecting a compromise. Amid the burgeoning mobile food More…

San Francisco passes new rules for food trucks
After two years of negotiations, San Francisco's food war between mobile vendors and brick-and-mortar restaurants appears to have come to an end with Tuesday's adoption of new regulations reflecting a compromise. Amid the burgeoning mobile food More…

Padres beat Giants 5 – 3 on safety squeeze in 13th
San Diego Padres’ Andrew Cashner hits an RBI bunt against the San Francisco Giants’ in the 13th inning of a baseball game Monday, June 17, 2013, in San Francisco. BEN MARGOT ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Padres Giants Baseball. Previous PageNext? … More…

Tea Leaf Green: 18 May 2013 – San Francisco | PopMatters
The buzz around the album is that its a little more experimental, with the band dabbling in a wider sonic palette for maximum creative expression while also tapping into how the talent in the band adds up to a greater whole than the sum of its
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San Francisco Giants welcome back Marco Scutaro
SAN FRANCISCO — It's conceivable that the Giants will be near full strength when they kick off a nine-game trip with a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The first piece of the puzzle fell into place Tuesday, with the return of second baseman Marco More…

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San Francisco News for June 18th 2013

San Francisco at Atlanta
Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night. Atlanta won its second straight to take the three-game series and increase its NL East lead to 6 games. More…

San Francisco Giants – PlayerWatch
LHP Jake Dunning made his major league debut Sunday night at Atlanta. He allowed one hit, a double, and had a wild pitch, but he escaped without allowing a run in his lone inning. He was recalled Thursday from Triple-A Fresno, where he had a 1.85 ERA More…

Mayors of San Francisco, New York announce tech summits – San
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his San Francisco counterpart, Ed Lee, said at a news conference Friday that they are sponsoring a pair of technology More…

San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves: Live Score, Analysis and Reaction
The San Francisco Giants and Atlanta Braves square off tonight for what will be the rubber match of a three-game series between the two playoff hopefuls. After being shut out by Madison Bumgarner and company on Friday night, the Braves got their … More…

Judge considers effect of fungus on Calif. inmates
SAN FRANCISCO — An attorney representing inmates at two California state prisons told a federal judge on Monday that an airborne fungus occurring in the San Joaquin Valley presents the deadly threat of valley fever and that thousands should be More…

San Francisco Film Society Announces 13 Finalists for Documentary Film Fund
The San Francisco Film Society has announced the 13 finalists for the 2013 SFFS Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $100,000, which support feature-length documentary films in post-production. Finalists were selected from more than 200 applicants; More…

San Francisco unseats Silicon Valley as top venture capital attraction
It's just that the San Francisco part of the Bay area now draws more dollars and deals than the wide stretch of territory to the south that includes the cities of San Jose, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto and Mountain View, according to a study published in The More…

San Francisco Giants fall to San Diego Padres in 13 innings
SAN FRANCISCO — "The Boys Are Back In Town" blared over the sound system at AT&T Park on Monday night as the Giants returned from a nine-game road trip. Everyone was back in town, sure, but all the key players weren't on the field. And it showed. More…

2013 SF Marathon Winners: Berkeley Woman, Parisian Man
A Berkeley woman and a Parisian man were the first to cross the finish line in the Wipro San Francisco Marathon this morning, a race spokeswoman said.
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San Francisco Opera premieres “Gospel of Mary Magdalene”
Mark Adamo's third major work, “The Gospel of Mary Magdalene,” will have its world premiere later this week, but a lucky few saw the final dress rehearsal Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco. More…

San Francisco – Antirez weblog
Yesterday night I returned back home after a short trip in San Francisco. Before memory fades out and while my feelings are crisp enough, I'm writing a short More…

San Francisco International Airport Selects Clear Channel Airports for Digital
Clear Channel Airports, a division of Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE: CCO), today announced its selection by San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to provide digital media and sponsorship solutions throughout SFO's airport terminals. The deal will see More…

San Francisco 49ers – TeamReport
San Francisco isn't without a link to PEDs though, as former linebacker Larry Grant, currently a free agent, faces a four-game suspension before he would be eligible to play. "I've heard this thrown out or that, but that's usually the agent or the More…

Google settles suit , clears way for stock split
SAN FRANCISCO — Google has resolved a shareholder lawsuit blocking a long-delayed stock split, clearing the way for the Internet search leader to issue a new class of non-voting shares later this year. The settlement announced Monday came on the eve More…

San Francisco International Airport Selects Clear Channel Airports for Digital
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jun 17, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Clear Channel Airports, a division of Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) , today announced its selection by San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to provide digital media and sponsorship solutions More…

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval set for rehab stint
SAN FRANCISCO — Third baseman Pablo Sandoval is expected to begin a rehab assignment Friday in San Jose, manager Bruce Bochy said. Sandoval is on the 15-day disabled list with an injured left foot. He is eligible to come off the injured list June 24 More…

San Francisco Giants head home on losing note
ATLANTA — The Giants moved slowly and quietly late Sunday night as they headed for a long journey home. They were done with another losing trip, but it could have been so much different, manager Bruce Bochy said after a 3-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves. More…

San Francisco Orders First Parklet Removal
San Francisco's parklets, we should point out, have been an astounding success for both the City and its residents. In addition to providing a place to rest, creating safer pedestrian environments and encouraging non-motorized transportation, they're More…

San Francisco looks to boost economic interests in Latin America
San Francisco is expected to spend $100,000 to attract investment from Latin America and build a line of export for locally made products under a plan that's part of Mayor Ed Lee's proposed budget. Building on efforts within the Office of Economic and More…

San Francisco a diverse and stylish getaway for father and daughter
SAN FRANCISCO ??? It was time to give this city a second chance, an opportunity for redemption after it sent me packing 24 years ago. That was when a 6.9-magnitude earthquake rocked the Bay Area. This time I wanted to be stirred, not shaken, thanks. More…

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San Francisco News for June 17th 2013

San Francisco Giants Vs. San Diego Padres: 6/17/13 Tyrone's Free MLB
San Francisco Giants Vs. San Diego Padres: 6/17/13 Tyrone's Free. Photo by: USA TODAY Sports. Streaking San Diego faces hobbled San Francisco at AT&T Park with a Padres victory Monday moving San Diego past the Giants in the standings. More…

San Francisco 49ers: Is Patrick Willis' Greatness Really Flying Under the Radar?
On a fine spring day six years ago, San Francisco 49ers’ general management made the best decision of their collective professional career. With the 11th pick in the 2007 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers select Patrick Willis, linebacker, Ole Miss. More…

San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan says he's 'ahead of schedule'
apavlovic@mercurynews.com. ATLANTA — Angel Pagan was planning to run the curve of the infield Sunday afternoon at Turner Field, taking the latest step in a rehab process that he said has been reset this week. Pagan had a platelet-rich plasma injection More…

Bayview Drive-By Sends Three To SF General – SF Appeal
Three people were injured in a shooting in San Francisco's Bayview District on Thursday evening, police said Friday.
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San Francisco at Atlanta
The Atlanta Braves used some late theatrics to rebound from their most lopsided home loss and snap one of their longest skids. There wasn't as much drama in their most recent matchup with Tim Lincecum. The San Francisco Giants right-hander shut down More…

San Francisco Giants – PlayerWatch
RHP Chad Gaudin (2-1, 2.32) will be making his third start since taking Ryan Vogelsong's place in the starting rotation. Gaudin allowed two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts in six innings in his last start against Arizona. Gaudin is 0-1 with a 7 More…

Fracking fuels water fights in nation's dry spots
SAN FRANCISCO — The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth's surface. Hydraulic fracturing, or the drilling More…

San Francisco at Atlanta
Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night. Atlanta won its second straight to take the three-game series and increase its NL East lead to 6 games. More…

San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 11
The San Francisco Giants enter play on Sunday with a record of 35-32. Despite the team’s rather mediocre performance, they sit only 1.5 games out of first place in the National League West. The Giants have been receiving important contributions from? … More…

San Francisco Giants victim of Atlanta Braves walk-off win
n Second baseman Marco Scutaro took his first round of on-field batting practice since injuring the pinkie finger on his left hand when it was hit by a pitch Tuesday. Scutaro (mallet finger) will be re-evaluated when the Giants return to San Francisco More…

The America's Cup heads to San Francisco
An old yacht race is inspiring a new race ??? as tourists scramble to book rooms in San Francisco for the America’s Cup. First awarded in 1851, it’s the oldest trophy in international sport that’s still awarded today. But the Cup, a contest between … More…

San Francisco Giants suffer walk-off loss in Atlanta – Contra Costa
Sergio Romo blows save in San Francisco Giants 6-5 loss to Atlanta Braves.
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San Francisco gas leak prompts evacuations, snarls traffic
A gas leak in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood prompted several homes and businesses to be evacuated Sunday, a fire department dispatcher said. The leak was reported near Fourth and Folsom streets at about 12:10 p.m., PG&E spokesman More…

San Francisco Giants (35-32) at Atlanta Braves (40-28), 8:05 pm (ET)
Looking to end a nine-game road trip with a winning record, the San Francisco Giants try again to secure a rare series victory in Atlanta as they conclude a three-game series with the Braves. The Giants sit 4-4 on their swing following Saturday's 6-5 More…

San Francisco Marathon 2013 Results: Men's and Women's Top Finishers
The San Francisco Marathon may not carry with it the prestige of its New York or Boston counterparts???and may not be as famous as another San Francisco race, the Bay to Breakers???but the 2013 iteration was quite exciting. Frenchman Francois Lhuissier? … More…

Traveling to San Francisco for WWDC [Gear Guide]
I had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco this year for WWDC and experience the City by the Bay for my first time. Though I wasn't among the lucky few to attend the keynote this year, that hardly robbed me of any adventure in the journey More…

San Francisco at Atlanta
Upton drew a bases-loaded walk from Romo to force in the tying run and Freeman followed with a line-drive single off the closer to cap a two-run rally in the ninth that lifted Atlanta to a 6-5 win over San Francisco on Saturday. "It's just nice to be More…

San Francisco family of missing 19-year-old man with brain injury continues search
SAN FRANCISCO – The family of a missing teenager who recently suffered a traumatic brain injury continued their search for him today in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, the teen's mother said. About 50 volunteers fanned out around the park's Polo More…

San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves: Live Score, Analysis and Reaction
The San Francisco Giants and Atlanta Braves square off tonight for what will be the rubber match of a three-game series between the two playoff hopefuls. After being shut out by Madison Bumgarner and company on Friday night, the Braves got their … More…

Photos: San Francisco Giants fall to the Atlanta Braves 6-5 at Turner Field in
Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman knocked in the winning run in the ninth inning as the Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga., on Saturday, June 15, 2013. The Giants' Chad Gaudin faced the Braves' Mike Minor on the mound. More…

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San Francisco News for June 16th 2013

San Francisco Giants: Should Brandon Crawford Be An All-Star?
Cabrera does have a significant edge in the stolen base department, but Bruce Bochy, San Francisco's manager, will manage the NL All-Star team. Yeah, I'm hinting at the obvious: if Crawford and Cabrera are about even come July, Bochy will choose his More…

San Francisco at Atlanta
Friday's MLB action Full scoreboard and recaps from Friday night's games. Bumgarner allowed two hits in seven innings and combined with Sandy Rosario for a three-hit shutout in the San Francisco Giants' 6-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. More…

Designers transform San Francisco courtyard into oasis
A few weeks ago, I ventured down to the 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. This year's featured house was an 8,000 square-foot Georgian mansion known as Herbst Manor. Built in 1899 atop a hill in Pacific Heights, this majestic lady challenged West More…

Security Added For Sunday's San Francisco Marathon | NBC Bay Area
Runners in Sunday's Wipro San Francisco Marathon will be greeted by heightened security in response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon earlier this year,
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San Francisco 49ers: Could This Be the Final Season for Frank Gore and Justin
Feb 3, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) runs for a bigfourth quarter gain in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports. Frank Gore and Justin Smith More…

San Francisco: Explosive device shatters window of business
SAN FRANCISCO — The window of a business on the 300 block of Grant Street was shattered Saturday afternoon by a fire cracker or firework, according to a San Francisco police spokesman. Suspects were seen running from the business following the 3:50 More…

Photos: San Francisco Giants fall to the Atlanta Braves 6-5 at Turner Field in
Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman knocked in the winning run in the ninth inning as the Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga., on Saturday, June 15, 2013. The Giants' Chad Gaudin faced the Braves' Mike Minor on the mound. More…

Bayview Drive-By Sends Three To SF General – SF Appeal
Three people were injured in a shooting in San Francisco's Bayview District on Thursday evening, police said Friday.
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'M' or 'F'? Outdated IDs worry transgender people
SAN FRANCISCO — Lauren Grey didn't think much about the gender recorded on her Illinois driver's license until she went to test-drive a new car. Although she had been living as a woman for months and easily obtained a license with her new name and a More…

What Does San Francisco's New Apple Store Say About – ArchDaily
Rendering of the proposed Apple Store in Union Square This past May, Apple filed plans to close its existing flagship retail store at 1 Stockton Street.
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San Francisco Giants: 3 Players They Should Pursue at 2013 MLB Trade Deadline
Since the Barry Bonds era came to a close, the San Francisco Giants have been winning games because of top-notch starting pitching. However, this season, it’s been different. San Francisco’s rotation has been horrendous, and the bullpen is falling apart. More…

San Francisco and New York call truce, will co-host tech summit
Laying aside years of bad blood that has at times threatened to spill into open warfare, the mayors of San Francisco and New York City agreed Friday afternoon More…

The America's Cup heads to San Francisco
An old yacht race is inspiring a new race ??? as tourists scramble to book rooms in San Francisco for the America’s Cup. First awarded in 1851, it’s the oldest trophy in international sport that’s still awarded today. But the Cup, a contest between … More…

San Francisco parking spot sells for $82,000 – Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Parking spots apparently aren't immune from the recent surge in San Francisco real estate prices. More…

San Francisco, New York mayors sponsoring technology summits
The mayors made the announcement after touring the office of San Francisco-based mobile payment company Square with co-founder Jack Dorsey, who also helped found Twitter. Both mayors lauded Square's ability to boost commerce in their cities. More…

Scouting San Francisco Giants' Draftees Playing in the College World Series
The San Francisco Giants didn’t select any high-ranking prospects in the 2013 MLB draft. Nonetheless, two of their picks will be showcased this weekend in the College World Series. Nick Vander Tuig, SP, UCLA. With their sixth-round pick (193rd overall … More…

San Francisco Giants – PlayerWatch
RHP Chad Gaudin (2-1, 2.32) will be making his third start since taking Ryan Vogelsong's place in the starting rotation. Gaudin allowed two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts in six innings in his last start against Arizona. Gaudin is 0-1 with a 7 More…

San Francisco Giants suffer walk-off loss in Atlanta
Scutaro (mallet finger) will be re-evaluated when the Giants return to San Francisco next week. Posey started at first base for just the fourth time after 29 starts there a year ago. Bochy said the schedule, littered with off days in recent weeks, has More…

San Francisco Giants suffer walk-off loss in Atlanta – Contra Costa
Sergio Romo blows save in San Francisco Giants 6-5 loss to Atlanta Braves.
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Cool Flyover San Francisco Marathon Map: SFist
Sunday marks the annual San Francisco Marathon. The entire run will take your 26.75 miles if you do the complete marathon run. For those less inclined to race the entire run, there's a 5K run. There's also a kid run for wee ones looking to get
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San Francisco News for June 15th 2013

San Francisco Gasoline Premium Narrows by Most in Four Weeks
Spot gasoline in San Francisco weakened against futures by the most in more than four weeks as the motor fuel in Oregon gained for a fourth straight day. California-blend gasoline, or Carbob, San Francisco dropped 10 cents to a premium of 11 cents a More…

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

San Francisco: Blogger pleads no contest to photographing city supervisor in
SAN FRANCISCO — A blogger who snapped a photo of San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener in a City Hall bathroom last October pleaded no contest Thursday to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge and was sentenced to three years' probation. More…

San Francisco and New York City Mayors Team on Tech – AllThingsD
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will on Friday announce a technology partnership between their cities. A press conference is scheduled at the offices of Square at 1:30 pm PT, with a livestream here.
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George Lucas pitches a San Francisco art museum | The Lookout
From the blog The Lookout: SAN FRANCISCO–George Lucas is best known for creating some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters in history, including the More…

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

San Francisco and New York call truce, will co-host tech summit
Over the years, San Francisco and New York City have feuded over a wide variety of critical issues. Who has the better bagels? Is the Brooklyn or Golden Gate the better bridge? And don't even get us started on that NFC Championship game a couple of More…

San Francisco Giants (34-31) at Atlanta Braves (39-27), 7:30 pm (ET)
The right-hander will now try to put the Atlanta Braves' nightmare road trip behind them as he takes the hill on Friday evening for the opener of a three- game series with the San Francisco Giants. Medlen has won back-to-back outings following a nine More…

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

Audio: 2 Chainz Speaks On The Robbery In San Francisco (Says He
Audio: 2 Chainz Speaks On The Robbery In San Francisco (Says He Was Shot At). Written by Nigel D. / 06.14.13 2 Chainz. 2 Chainz speaks to Hot 107.9 about the robbery in San Fransisco. Posted in Featured, Interviews | TAGS: 2 Chainz.
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Tiny Parking Spot Sells for $82,000 in San Francisco | KTLA 5
SAN FRANCISCO — What's eight feet wide and 12 feet deep and sells for $82000?
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SF aces causing Giant concern
PITTSBURGH. The San Francisco Giants have such great starting pitching. It has become one of the reflexive sports sayings of our time, alongside laudatory axioms about the San Antonio Spurs' cohesion, the Boston Bruins' toughness, or the New England More…

San Francisco, New York prosecutors push for anti-phone theft measures
"All too often, these robberies turn violent," said Schneiderman, who was joined at a news conference by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. "There are assaults. There are murders." The coalition, which is called the Secure Our Smartphones More…

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

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

Disrupt SF Is Around The Corner So Submit Your Startup Battlefield
TechCrunch Disrupt SF is back! We're very excited to announce tickets are on sale and that companies in stealth mode can apply for Startup Battlefield fo..
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San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore inspired by critics
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) celebrates after running for a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in San Francisco, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Ben More…

Can Gore Continue Pro Bowl-Level Play?
Declaring that San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore won’t register Pro Bowl-worthy production in 2013 would seem, on the surface, like a preposterous statement. Gore has earned those honors for the past two seasons, totaling 2,425 yards and 16? … More…

San Francisco-Based OpenTable Acquires Mobile Firm JustChalo
OpenTable, the San Francisco-based provider of an online restaurant reservation service, said on Friday it has acquired JustChalo, a mobile technology company focused on the restaurant industry, in a cash and stock deal worth
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San Francisco at Pittsburgh
A year to the day after throwing the 22nd perfect game in baseball history, the San Francisco Giants ace didn't give up a hit through four innings on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. "I tried not to think about it but there was enough More…

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San Francisco News for June 14th 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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San Francisco News for June 13th 2013

Craig Dahl: San Francisco 49ers tipped plays last year
The 49ers-Seahawks rivalry looms as one of the NFC's juiciest heading into the season, but it was the St. Louis Rams — not Seattle — who went undefeated against San Francisco in 2012. Schein: 49ers remain NFL's best. Yes, Michael Crabtree's injury More…

San Francisco: Food, Drinks, Design – City Notes
It's a boom time in San Francisco, and it feels great. While the city's Internet industry has made apartment shopping a pain, it has also kept the locals incredibly More…

Douchebags Like You Are Ruining San Francisco
My Mea Culpa: I know that it's people like me that started this shit show in SF. I moved to The Mission back in the early 90s. I was part of the gentrification that More…

San Francisco's Kontos, Bochy Disciplined
San Francisco Giants pitcher George Kontos has received a three-game suspension and an undisclosed fine for intentionally throwing a pitch at Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the bottom of the eighth inning of Tuesday's game at PNC Park More…

Hamilton the Mustached San Francisco Hipster Cat – Laughing Squid
Hamilton (the Hipster Cat) is a San Francisco-based feline that was born with the markings of a rockin' white mustache is, according to SFGate, fast becoming the latest viral meme (he's already getting an Urban Outfitters t-shirt deal).
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San Francisco Giants put Pablo Sandoval on DL with foot problem
PITTSBURGH — The San Francisco Giants put third baseman Pablo Sandoval on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of a strained left foot. Sandoval will wear a walking boot for one week then be reevaluated. San Francisco Giants manager Bruce More…

Naked nut job runs amok in San Francisco train station, terrorizes commuters
The naked acrobat who turned a San Francisco train station into a three-ring circus pounced on passersby, gyrated on turnstiles and performed a series of gymnastics stunts to the horror of commuters. The bizarre behavior at the 16th Street Mission … More…

2013 San Francisco 49ers minicamp
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) and wide receiver Kyle Williams smile as they run sprints during practice at the team's NFL football training facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Marcio Jose Sanchez | AP. 49ers More…

Converse doing 5 insane free shows in San Francisco (Hot Chip
Quicksand @ Webster Hall recently (more by Rebecca Reed) We get a lot of great free shows here in NYC (like The Walkmen and Solange as part of Northside this weekend) but we have to admit this week of free…
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SF's Mayor Lee taps sharing economy startups to prepare city for
The Mayor of San Francisco is using the sharing economy to prepare the city for disaster. Today San Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee and Board President David Chiu announced a partnership between the city of San Francisco and advocacy
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San Francisco Giants banged up, take another beating against Pittsburgh Pirates
PITTSBURGH — Marco Scutaro was diagnosed with mallet finger on Wednesday, an injury that usually takes two months to heal but one Scutaro will try to play through after the discomfort subsides. His first night on the bench did little to ease the pain. More…

San Francisco Mobile Towers Get Prime Real Estate – Ina Fried
Like anyone looking for a home, cell providers are seeking out prime locations with great views and an understanding landlord.
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Uber Confirms UberX Price Cuts In San Francisco To Target Rivals
On-demand transportation startup Uber is making a serious commitment to its UBERx service. Today on the Uber Blog, the company confirmed what we reported last..
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San Francisco 49ers' stadium accident takes life of Sacramento man
SANTA CLARA (BCN) – A Sacramento man has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident Tuesday morning at the San Francisco 49ers’ new under-construction stadium in Santa Clara. The Santa Clara County Coroner named Donald White, 63, as the … More…

Urban ag-tivists take over San Francisco condo construction site | Grist
Activists say they're fighting private development of urban farmland. But is this the best way to do it? More…

San Francisco Chronicle Andrew S. Ross column [San Francisco Chronicle]
That would be Booz Allen Hamilton, which this column featured back in October 2011 when the company announced the expansion of its San Francisco presence to keep up with its work in a variety of fields, including cybersecurity. Who knew that 25 percent More…

19 injured when San Francisco trolley collides with bus | Fox News
A San Francisco trolley collided with a Muni bus Wednesday morning, injuring 19 and shutting down a major city traffic artery, KTVU.com reported. More…

San Francisco: 15 hospitalized after collision involving Muni bus, streetcar
Fifteen people were taken to hospitals — including a number of children — when a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus and a streetcar collided this morning on Market Street. The accident, which involved a 9L-San Bruno bus and the F-Market and Wharves More…

San Francisco regatta turning into a shambles
Desperately in need of an injection of confidence following last month's tragedy on San Francisco Bay, the beleaguered event is reeling from another series of setbacks, from which it is difficult to see it recovering. With Artemis still to launch their More…

GOWEX now beaming free WiFi to San Francisco from 450 smart
Starting today, San Francisco residents will have something else to brag about besides their quality of life and hosting tech extravaganzas: free WiFi. More…

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San Francisco News for June 12th 2013

San Francisco city attorney sues Irving-based gun accessory retailer for
On Monday San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued three gun accessory companies for violating the state's 14-year-old law that prohibits the sale, manufacture or import of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition – the so-called More…

UPDATE: 2 Chainz Stopped At Gunpoint In San Francisco, Member
UPDATE: TMZ initially reported that 2 Chainz was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco, but SF police spoke to Radio.com and said a member of 2 Chainz's.
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The Black Angels + Hanni El Khatib: 17 May 2013 – San Francisco
With a sound and light show tailor made for the historic venue, this might be the best place in the country to see the Black Angels.
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San Francisco spurned Hashimoto amid sex slave outrage
OSAKA – A senior official in San Francisco sent a personal message to Osaka in late May urging that Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, co-leader of Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party), cancel his trip to the city due to local anger over his remarks More…

2 Chainz — I Didn't Get Jacked in San Francisco, But I Did Get HIGH
2 Chainz did NOT get robbed at gunpoint, but he does give San Francisco marijuana really, really high grades … this according to the rapper himself.As…
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Calif. readies for possible return of gay marriage
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Planning a party for thousands of people would be a challenge under the best of circumstances. Now imagine trying to pull off such a gathering without knowing what day it should happen or if there even will be cause for celebration. More…

Engadget's post-WWDC 2013 live broadcast from San Francisco!
Phew! Wasn't that fun? After months and months of abundant speculations, the opening keynote at WWDC 2013 finally allowed us to see some of the things.
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San Francisco supervisor wants family-friendly workplace scheduling for
SAN FRANCISCOSan Francisco businesses would be required to offer parents and caregivers flexible work schedules under a proposal a city supervisor wants to take before voters in November. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/109lBt0) More…

San Francisco rebuffs Osaka mayor's visit over "comfort women" remark
The city of San Francisco sent a letter to Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto in May seeking to stop a planned visit amid the furor caused by his controversial remarks on Japan's wartime system of military brothels, Osaka city officials said Monday. Even after More…

New San Francisco food truck legislation moves one step closer to reality
Supervisor Scott Wiener’s two-year crusade of making the peace between food trucks and the city of San Francisco (and its brick and mortar restaurants, schools and so on) appears to reaching a successful conclusion. Yesterday, the Board of Supervisors … More…

San Francisco Spot Gasoline Premium Surges by Most in 8 Months
State-blend gasoline, also known as Carbob, in San Francisco strengthened by 21.5 cents to a premium of 30.5 cents a gallon more than futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 4:12 p.m., according to data compiled by Bloomberg. It was the biggest More…

San Francisco Unified School District proposes meatier budget
After years of cuts, San Francisco Unified School District officials are proposing a budget for next year that would increase spending by about $25 million ??? in part because of Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal that will increase K-12 funding. Much … More…

Lawsuits over government surveillance languish
Before there was Edward Snowden and the leaking of an explosive court document showing wide-spread government eavesdropping, there was Mark Klein _ a San Francisco telecommunications technician who alleged that AT&T was allowing government … More…

Google asks to publish more government information
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for email and other personal information transmitted online in an effort to distance itself from an Internet dragnet. More…

Google snaps up Waze to add to mapping service
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is buying online mapping service Waze in a deal that keeps a potentially valuable tool away from its rivals while gaining technology that could improve the accuracy and usefulness of its own popular navigation system. More…

Video: Crazy Naked Man in San Francisco Subway — Daily
We see some pretty crazy stuff in the New York subways, but this video from San Francisco's BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system might top them all. In it, a More…

San Francisco Giants (33-29) at Pittsburgh Pirates (37-26), 7:05 pm (ET)
Gerrit Cole was two years old the last time the Pittsburgh Pirates made the playoffs. In need of a starter for their series opener against the San Francisco Giants, the Pirates will hand the ball to their young phenom on Tuesday as Cole makes his More…

San Francisco police confirm 2 Chainz robbery, he denies it on Twitter
In an interesting twist of events, rapper 2 Chainz is denying that the was robbed at gun point despite reports suggesting that had happened on Sunday in San Francisco. Reports surfaced, that he had been robbed in broad daylight and his 14-member More…

Composite Aerial Photo Map of San Francisco in 1938
The David Rumsey Map Collection created this fascinating interactive map of San Francisco based on 164 aerial photographs of the city taken in 1938. The photos were taken by aerial photography pioneer Harrison Ryker and show the city in
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San Francisco Giants: With Sandoval Out, Duvall Should Be In
With San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval due to miss what could be a significant chunk of time, via the San Jose Mercury News, the Giants need to make a bold move to bolster their offense. According to Giants President and CEO Larry Baer,? … More…

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San Francisco News for June 11th 2013

San Francisco hat trick: Where to find the city's best street performers
The Embarcadero falls into the city's Port of San Francisco subset. While stating that "The Port of San Francisco welcomes Street Musicians and Street Performers (because) "live performances make a positive contribution to the culture and ambience," it More…

San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
San Francisco had lost two games and then routed Arizona on Saturday since the right-hander's last appearance. Manager Bruce Bochy inserted him into the game Sunday to get him some work ahead of the Giants' scheduled off day Monday lest Romo go at More…

San Francisco Bay Area CFOs Report Third-Quarter Hiring Plans
SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Twelve percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) in the San Francisco Bay Area expect to add new professional-level positions in the third quarter, according to the San Francisco Bay Area Professional More…

Music service , mobile software expected from Apple
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Apple is throwing out most of the real-world graphical cues from its iPhone and iPad software, like the casino-green “felt” of its Game Center app, in what it calls the biggest update since the iPhone’s launch in 2007. The new … More…

San Francisco rebuffs Osaka mayor's visit over "comfort women" remark
The city of San Francisco sent a letter to Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto in May seeking to stop a planned visit amid the furor caused by his controversial remarks on Japan's wartime system of military brothels, Osaka city officials said Monday. Even after More…

Directors of San Francisco Pride confirm that Bradley Manning won't be parade
SAN FRANCISCO — Organizers of San Francisco's annual gay pride celebration have confirmed that the U.S. soldier who has acknowledged providing classified documents to WikiLeaks no longer will not be honored during this month's celebration. A group More…

San Francisco hat trick: Where to find the city's best street performers
SAN FRANCISCO – The Golden Gate Bridge and Chinatown aren't going anywhere, but if you're looking for the city's celebrated street performers, they can prove hard to find. But these buskers – entertainers who pass their hats for tips – are worth More…

David Morris Obituary: View David Morris's Obituary by San
David's infectious charisma and unlimited energy lead him to multiple high profile positions in San Francisco. David owned several furniture companies and was More…

SF , NY officials wait to judge Apple ' kill switch '
Craig Federighi, senior vice president of Software Engineering at Apple demonstrates the new activation lock security feature in iOS 7 during the keynote address of the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Monday, June 10, 2013 in San Francisco. More…

San Francisco 6 Arizona 2 – Yahoo! Sports
Scoring Summary. Top 1st: San Francisco. – B. Posey singled to shallow left, A. Torres scored, M. Scutaro to second. – J. Arias singled to center, M. Scutaro More…

Mac Planet
I am in San Francisco. I never thought I would make it. I asked Apple officially that if I could save enough to get to Apple's annual Worldwide Developers' Conference in 2014, could they get me in? I said I'd give my right arm to go (I'm mostly left More…

San Francisco: Rapper 2 Chainz robbed at gunpoint before Oakland concert
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say platinum-selling rapper 2 Chainz was robbed in San Francisco just hours before he was scheduled to perform at a concert in Oakland. Sgt. Dennis Toomer says the hip-hop star, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, was More…

San Francisco moves step closer to new food truck regulations
San Francisco's food trucks may have new regulations on the menu soon. More…

San Francisco thoughts
Apple CEO Tim Cook walks on stage to deliver the keynote address of the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Photo / AP. I was warned to get ready to run once the doors opened, even though I had access to the media area. This was More…

10 women , many in 90s , escape burning Calif . limo
SAN FRANCISCO — Ten women – some of them in their 90s – escaped unharmed from a limousine that began smoking and caught fire in Northern California a little more than a month after five nurses were killed while trapped inside a burning limousine on a More…

SFPD Chief Recalls Richard "Night Stalker" Ramirez SF Appeal
After hearing about condemned inmate Richard Ramirez's death Friday morning, San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said he felt happy he was gone, reflecting on how the mass murderer had terrorized communities in the Bay Area and
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San Francisco 49ers: Three Things Colin Kaepernick Must Do to Be Successful
COMMENTARY | Since Week 11 of the 2012 season, Colin Kaepernick seized control of the starting quarterback job, helping guide the San Francisco 49ers to a 11-4-1 record. His playmaking ability and drive to win almost netted the franchise its sixth More…

SF, NY officials wait to judge Apple 'kill switch' – Anchorage Daily News
The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York say they are reserving judgment of Apple's new iOS7 security feature designed to make it harder to More…

San Francisco sues over high-capacity ammo gun 'repair kits' intended to skirt
SAN FRANCISCO, June 10, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera today filed suit against three gun accessories companies and a gun show promoter for selling disassembled high-capacity magazines in California in violation of More…

Novela Bar – Financial District – San Francisco, CA – Yelp
22 Reviews of Novela Bar "Novela is very cool! I walk by every day and have been waiting for them to open. I've seen the time and attention to detail that they' ve More…

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