San Francisco News for June 30th 2013

San Francisco transit talks resume, strike looms
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With a Sunday night deadline approaching, negotiations between the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit and two of its largest More…

San Francisco Transit Talks Resume, Strike Looms
With a Sunday night deadline approaching, negotiations between the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit and two of its largest unions have intensified with a possible strike at stake. As the parties went back to the bargaining table Saturday in Oakland More…

Injured pro athletes deserve workers' comp – San Francisco Chronicle
There are players – real people with real families – out there who are literally fighting to save their legs and get the medical care they need for the injuries they More…

Love Reigns In SF City Hall As Same-Sex Marriage Lifted
A federal appeals court cleared the way today for same-sex marriages to resume in California, setting off an expected wave of weddings that began with nuptials at San Francisco City Hall this afternoon by two women who sued four years ago
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It's 'Wedding Weekend In San Francisco' After Prop 8 Ruling
"A long line of fianc?s and their families snaked out of the clerk's office" in San Francisco on Saturday, the Chronicle reports, as couples lined up to be among the first to be married now that it's legal again for same-sex couples to be get hitched More…

San Francisco's Tamale Lady Launches Campaign For Brick-and-Mortar
The famed “Tamale Lady,” who has been selling her wares in San Francisco's Mission District for years, is now launching a crowd-sourced fundraising campaign to set up a brick-and-mortar restaurant. 60-year-old Virginia Ramos has been in the news More…

Jeremy Lin Scores 45 Points at San Francisco Pro-Am – Slam Online
Jeremy Lin Scores 45 Points at San Francisco Pro-Am (VIDEO). J-Lin goes to work. Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin lit up a run at the SF Pro-Am, giving the opposition 45 points. Add a Comment.
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San Francisco Castro After Prop. 8 Ruling – PopSugar
Along with this week's exciting events in politics, sports, and music came stunning pictures that captured the special moments. Gay rights activists across America celebrated the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings, music fans gathered for
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Gay couples line up at San Francisco City Hall to take marriage vows
SAN FRANCISCO — Dozens of gay couples waited excitedly Saturday outside of San Francisco's City Hall as clerks resumed issuing same-sex marriage licenses, one day after a federal appeals court cleared the way for the state of California to immediately More…

Cuddyer takes hit streak to 25, Rockies top Giants
Cuddyer homered to extend his hitting streak to 25 games, Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and the Rockies beat the slumping San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night. Wilin Rosario also went deep and Jordan Pacheco had three hits for the Rockies, More…

San Francisco at Colorado
Arenado hit a game-ending single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants, losers of six straight for the first time in three years. Michael Cuddyer singled in the first inning to More…

Recap: Colorado vs. San Francisco
Michael Cuddyer extended his club-record hitting streak to 25 games with a two-run home run to help the Colorado Rockies take a 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants in the opener of a three-game set. Cuddyer, who has also reached base in a club-record More…

Gay marriage opponents ask court to intervene
Peter Madril, left, and Monte Young embrace after getting married at City Hall in San Francisco, Saturday, June 29, 2013. Dozens of gay couples waited excitedly Saturday outside of San Francisco's City Hall as clerks resumed issuing same-sex marriage More…

Photos: Same-Sex Couples Getting Hitched at San Francisco City Hall
Love was definitely in the air today at San Francisco City Hall where many same-sex couples wed following the recent historic rulings allowing gay marriage. As I live near San Francisco, I took the opportunity to bring my daughter and some
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Photos: Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants
Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 at Coors Field on June 29, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. More…

San Francisco Giants drop sixth straight on Colorado Rockies' walk-off in ninth
DENVER — Bruce Bochy has used almost as much ink on his calendar as on the lineup card lately. He met with pitchers Barry Zito and Tim Lincecum on the last road trip to discuss their road struggles. Bochy met with his entire team after the first loss More…

San Francisco woman wins Miss California crown
After repeated attempts over the last three years, Miss Silicon Valley Crystal Lee finally won the Miss California crown on Saturday at the William Saroyan Theatre in Fresno. Lee, 21, of San Francisco, is a Stanford University graduate and was first More…

In San Francisco, a weekend of gay weddings at City Hall
That's where a miniature tent city for the San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade opened for business Saturday afternoon. The two-day fete usually draws a million people; organizers expect the crowd to swell by 20% because of last week's court More…

Rainy day fun in San Francisco
San Francisco — nicknamed The City by the Bay — knows how to keep visitors occupied. It's famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, the 43 roller-coaster-like hills, tours of Alcatraz Island and a waterfront made for strolling. But when the legendary fog More…

SF rapid transit talks break down; strike possible
BART station agent Mark Madrigal helps a customer at the Lake Merritt station in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 28, 2013. Two of San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's largest unions gave notice that they plan to go on strike if they don't reach a new More…

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