San Francisco News for April 27th 2013

After SF vote, other cities may divest from Big Oil
The movement scored a big win this week when San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to recommend that the city retirement fund divest its fossil fuel holdings. Next week, Berkeley’s City Council is expected to vote on a resolution … More…

San Francisco 49ers: Eric Reid transcript
A crazy story: I was on the red carpet and a reporter asked me a trivia question about who had the most draft picks. I said San Francisco. I guess it's small world that they picked me." What was your interaction with the 49ers leading up to the draft More…

San Francisco Giants (13-9) at San Diego Padres (6-15), 10:10 pm (ET)
Last weekend against the San Diego Padres, Tim Lincecum looked like a pitcher with two Cy Young Awards under his belt. The San Francisco Giants ace looks for a repeat performance on Friday night in the opener of a three-game set at San Diego's Petco More…

SF Pride president: WikiLeaks suspect Manning won't be honorary parade grand
SAN FRANCISCO — Racing to stanch a flow of criticism, the president of San Francisco's annual gay pride celebration said Friday that the U.S. Army private charged in a massive leak of U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website will not be an honorary grand More…

San Francisco police still using buy-bust tactic on marijuana dealers in
That represented 24 percent of all decoy stings in San Francisco, up from no higher than 9 percent in the previous four years. All but one of the 2012 arrests involved marijuana ??? usually an amount small enough to not be considered a possession crime … More…

Facebook CEO reaped $2.3B gain on stock options
The Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaped a gain of nearly $2.3 billion last year when he exercised 60 million stock options just before the online social networking leader's initial public offering. The windfall More…

Feds: SF man pretended to be African leader's son
The U.S. Attorney's Office in San Francisco said Blessed Marvelous Herve persuaded the couple to forward him the money over four years with promises of repayment, lucrative commissions, and multi-million bonuses and a collection of impressive-looking More…

San Francisco man, sister survive ship sinking near St. Lucia
Dan Suski, a 30-year-old business owner and information technology expert from San Francisco, had been wrestling a 200-pound marlin in rough seas with help from his sister, Kate Suski, a 39-year-old architect from Seattle. He was still trying to reel … More…

Your First Look at the 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase
The 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase at Herbst Manor in Pacific Heights opened its doors for the press yesterday. 27 of the West Coast's best design firms were invited…
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Alameda Is Getting a Lithuanian Restaurant — Grub Street San
Well, here's a cuisine we don't have well represented in the Bay Area: Lithuanian. Today we note that something called Mama Papa Lithuania is opening…
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Wikileaks suspect Manning named honorary grand marshal of San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Army private charged in a massive leak of U.S. secrets to the WikiLeaks website has been named as a grand marshal of San Francisco's annual gay rights parade, a choice that was immediately condemned by several groups More…

San Francisco International Film Festival Kicks Off
SAN FRANCISCO ??? The 56th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival kicked off Thursday night with a screening of ???What Maisie Knew,??? directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel’s modern take on Henry James’s ahead-of-it-times divorce novel … More…

2013 NFL draft: San Francisco 49ers trade up with Dallas Cowboys
The Niners elected to take a safety, but not the one you might expect.
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San Francisco and 10 other cities move toward dumping stocks in fossil-fuel
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted this week to urge the city's investment fund managers to sell off more than $583 million worth of shares in Chevron, ExxonMobil, and some 200 other fossil-fuel companies. This makes San Francisco the biggest More…

Eric Reid Selected No. 18 by San Francisco 49ers | Audibles – SI.com
Follow every pick of the 2013 NFL draft The San Francisco 49ers entered Thursday's first round with 13 picks in this draft. They dealt two of those selections, a first- and third-rounder, to jump up to Dallas' spot at No. 18 and take LSU safety Eric
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Image Comics Expo In San Francisco In July With Robert Kikrman
Announced at the Diamond Comic Distrubutor's retailer event in Chicago, Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson has talked about an upcoming event. Very few details, but it will be in San Francisco in July, it will be a pay ticketed event, the
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San Francisco 49ers: Breaking Down the Selection of Eric Reid in the 1st Round
San Francisco moved up in the draft as predicted by Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, trading with the Dallas Cowboys to move up to the 18th overall pick, sending their own 31st pick and a third-round pick in exchange. (cbssports.com). The 49ers then … More…

San Francisco mayor to do community service in Baltimore to make good on
BALTIMORE — The mayor of San Francisco is heading to Baltimore for a day of community service in honor of the Ravens' victory over the 49ers in the Super Bowl. San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee will be in Baltimore Friday to make good on his Super Bowl More…

San Francisco Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Takes Its First Steps Against
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday urging managers of the city's public employee retirement system to withdraw the approximately $580 million they have invested in major fossil fuel More…

San Francisco 49ers Select Eric Reid with No. 18 Pick in Trade with
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