San Francisco News for June 22nd 2013

San Francisco Opera stages world premiere of Mark Adamo's take on Mary
SAN FRANCISCO — Best known for his modest chamber opera “Little Women,” composer Mark Adamo was looking for a more ambitious project to tackle when he happened upon a magazine article about Mary Magdalene. “I had been thinking if I was going More…

Mass. man who ordered tie gets SS numbers instead
By SUDHIN THANAWALA — Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO — With a little more than two weeks to go before their wedding, Emily Dreyfuss' fiance ordered a tie and pocket square from Gap chain Banana Republic's website to go with his Navy blue suit. More…

Colin Kaepernick Throws 87 mph First Pitch at San Francisco Giants
Jun 21, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick prepares to throw the first pitch before the start of the game betw.
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San Francisco Giants lose again to Miami Marlins
SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants have lost nine straight home games against the lowly Miami Marlins, and at the moment that's the least of their worries. Angel Pagan had another MRI before Friday's 6-3 loss at AT&T Park, and the Giants must decide this More…

San Francisco: Car drives into water off Marina Green
SAN FRANCISCO — A van drove into the San Francisco Bay off the Marina Green late Friday afternoon, and at least one person may have been trapped inside, authorities. The vehicle was reported in the water at 5 p.m., according to Officer Gordon Shyy of More…

Favorite dinner places – San Francisco – Yelp
One type of food, one SF restaurant. San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 931-6951. Categories: Sushi Bars, Korean. Neighborhood: Tenderloin. 5.0 star rating. More…

Miami vs San Francisco – Preview – MLB – Sports – CBC.ca
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San Francisco Giants – PlayerWatch
When a substandard Marlins team goes up against Lincecum in San Francisco on Friday, it's the type of game the former two-time Cy Young Award winner would like to believe could be used as a springboard to bigger and better things. But little about this More…

Prospect Retrospective: Brandon Crawford, SS, San Francisco Giants
Scouts worried that Brandon Crawford wouldn't hit enough to be a regular shortstop, but he's steadily improved.
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Feds Need Public's Help To Find SF Tech Worker Accused Of Mail
Federal authorities Thursday asked for the public's help in finding a man who scammed a San Francisco educational software company and is wanted for mail fraud charges.
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SF Opera gambles on 'Gospel of Mary Magdalene'
Opera Mary Magdalene. This June 16, 2013 photo released by the San Francisco Opera is Sasha Cooke as Mary Magdalene in the summer opera, The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, in San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO OPERA, CORY WEAVER — AP Photo. More…

Growing Up Queer in San Francisco – Easy, Right? – Ms. Magazine
Still Here Just like thousands of queers living in the San Francisco Bay Area, I came here from somewhere else, already out of the closet and already an adult. Because I didn't know anyone actually from San Francisco but knew, like everyone
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Registration Begins for API World 2013 in San Francisco
Comments(0). Early registration is now open for the first annual API World Conference and Expo, which takes place as part of the DataWeek Conference and Festival, September 28 to October 3 at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco.
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San Francisco: Body discovered after car drives into water off Marina Green
SAN FRANCISCO — One person is dead after a van drove into the San Francisco Bay off the Marina Green late Friday afternoon, authorities said. The vehicle was reported in the water at 5 p.m., according to Officer Gordon Shyy of the San Francisco Police More…

San Francisco: Man seriously injured in stabbing
A 25-year-old man was seriously injured in a stabbing in San Francisco's Mid-Market neighborhood early this morning, police said. The victim's brother called police from the 1700 block of Eddy Street around 3 a.m. to say that his brother had been More…

Tom Koehler, Marcell Ozuna lead Miami Marlins victory against Giants
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JUNE 20: Justin Ruggiano #20 of the Miami Marlins #20 (L) is congratulated by Placido Polanco #30 (R) after Ruggiano scored in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on June 20, 2013 in San Francisco,? … More…

San Francisco man wanted by Peninsula police in 'knock-knock' burglaries
SAN MATEO — Police were looking for a San Francisco man suspected in several San Mateo County "knock-knock" burglaries, but who eluded officers in an April car chase. San Mateo police have a warrant for 20-year-old Melvin Bellard's arrest in More…

Marlins win ninth straight in San Francisco – Manteca Bulletin
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marcell Ozuna hit a go-ahead single in the eighth after tying it with an RBI single in the sixth, and the Miami Marlins beat the San More…

Sean Parker says he had to pay wedding fines
SAN FRANCISCO — The Big Sur resort where Sean Parker held his posh, Lord of the Rings-inspired wedding threatened to cancel it if he didn't agree to pay for the unpermitted wedding construction and the inn's past land use violations, Parker told The More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Miami
The Miami Marlins rallied to score three runs in the eighth inning and defeat the San Francisco Giants, 6-3, in the second of a four-game set at AT&T Park. Tied at 3-3 and with Jake Dunning (0-1) pitching for the Giants, Ed Lucas singled to center with More…

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San Francisco News for June 21st 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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