San Francisco News for April 25th 2013

Google pays CEO a buck, 4 other execs get $124M
SAN FRANCISCO — Google CEO Larry Page and his longtime partner Sergey Brin limited their salaries to $1 apiece last year, while four other top executives received combined compensation packages totaling more than $124 million. The breakdown

SF official probes whether Nevada is 'dumping' psychiatric patients
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera this week opened a formal investigation into whether the state of Nevada improperly “dumped” psychiatric patients in his city and throughout California. In a letter to the director of

San Francisco 49ers Big Board: Final Pre-Draft Update
Most expect the 49ers to trade up several times; after all, San Francisco doesn’t have room for 13 rookies on its roster. Will the Niners make a major splash by trading into the first half of the first round to take a dominant defensive lineman? Or …

San Francisco Giants lose to Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2 in 10 innings
SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants knew there would be impersonators after they won two out of three titles with a unique style. The Arizona Diamondbacks, for instance. They don't have all the same hallmarks as the Giants, but they have found a shortcut in

Apple's WWDC Kicks Off June 10 in San Francisco
Apple said today that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco from June 10-14. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Pacific on April 25. But act fast; in recent years, tickets for the event have sold out within hours. Tickets

Pollution Report: San Francisco Can Breath Easy. No, Really It Can!
The American Lung Association this morning released its latest air report, showing that San Francisco has some pretty damn clean air. Not only did we "pass" our annual particle pollution test, but we got an "A" on our ozone grade. That means San

Apple WWDC Returns to San Francisco from June 10-14 – IGN
Apple's annual WWDC event is coming back in just a few months, during the same week as E3.

The East Bay's Lanesplitter Pizza Responds to Dramatic Employee
The employees alleged emotional abuse and lack of access to healthcare, among other things.
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San Francisco woman uninjured after BART train passes over her
SAN FRANCISCO – A woman escaped uninjured after a commuter train passed over her but did not hit her on tracks at a San Francisco station, transit officials said. The woman jumped in front of the oncoming Bay Area Rapid Transit train at the 24th Street

BBC News – Solar plane flies over San Francisco

Solar plane flies over San Francisco Bay – video | World news

Solar plane flies over San Francisco Bay
A solar powered plane flies over San Francisco in preparation for a planned cross-country flight in May. The lightweight plane flies at around 3,000ft as it passes over the Golden Gate Bridge. Considered the world's most advanced sun-powered plane

SF firefighter's smoking-hot OT — $221K and counting
If you’re looking for a poster boy for the San Francisco Fire Department’s out-of-whack overtime, meet Lt. Gary Altenberg of Station 39 on Portola Avenue. Thanks largely to staffing shortages that had department management ordering up extra shifts …

San Francisco supervisors vote to divest from Big Oil
San Francisco took a symbolic step Tuesday toward ridding its retirement holdings of investments in the biggest fossil fuel companies, even if it may be years before divestment is realized. CALOIL_0319_LI. The Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a …

San Francisco Mayor traveling to Baltimore to make good on lost Super Bowl bet
Fulfilling a bet he lost on Super Bowl XLVII, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee is traveling to Baltimore on Friday. The terms of the bet with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake: a day of service in Baltimore City. The Ravens defeated the San …

Ex-SF State official allegedly took bribes
(04-24) 16:50 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — A former San Francisco State University official has been charged with 128 felonies for allegedly taking bribes for a waste-disposal contract that ultimately cost the university millions of additional dollars

San Francisco Bed and Breakfast: Reviews of 67 B&Bs – TripAdvisor
B&Bs in San Francisco, California: See 246117 traveler reviews, 25403 candid photos, and great deals for 67 San Francisco B&Bs at TripAdvisor.

Barry Bonds home run No. 756 plaque missing from San Francisco Giants' AT&T
The orange-colored plaque at AT&T Park that honors Bonds’ 756th career home run, the one that nudged him past Hank Aaron in 2007, has been missing for several days, San Francisco Giants spokeswoman Staci Slaughter said. Only traces of glue, in the …

The 38 Essential San Francisco Restaurants, April 2013 – Eater SF
It's time to update the Eater 38, your answer and ours to any question that begins, “Can you recommend a restaurant…” This highly elite group covers the entire city, spans…
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'French San Francisco' readies to host first gay wedding
'French San Francisco' readies to host first gay wedding The southern city of Montpellier, known to homosexuals as the "French San Francisco", is preparing to hold France's first gay wedding in a month's time. When France finally holds its first gay

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