San Francisco News for April 29th 2013

Khan to spend more time with trainer in San Francisco
SHEFFIELD ??? Amir Khan admits he will have to spend more time with his trainer, Virgil Hunter, in San Francisco, after being floored on his way to a 12-round points victory over Julio Diaz at the weekend. The Briton quickly bounced up off the canvas in … More…

2013 49ers Draft: San Francisco Finishes Strong with Intriguing, Diverse Day
The 2013 NFL Draft came to a conclusion on Saturday and the San Francisco 49ers walked away with a handful of notable names – chief among them South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore. David Fucillo of Niners Nation breaks down the 3rd and final day of More…

San Francisco police still using buy-bust tactic on marijuana dealers
S.F. Examiner Staff Writer | Follow on Twitter @cbloggy That represented 24 percent of all decoy stings in San Francisco, up from no higher than 9 percent in More…

Report: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has bolts similar to banned bolts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has more than 1,200 bolts made from galvanized steel that is virtually identical to a high-strength alloy that a nationwide group of transportation officials banned for More…

San Francisco gay pride rescinds honour for Bradley Manning-Bows To Gay
SF Pride board president Lisa Williams said in a statement that an employee of the organization had prematurely notified imprisoned intelligence specialist Manning this week that he had been selected for the distinction, which recognizes about a dozen More…

Carter Bykowski to 49ers: How Does the OT Fit with San Francisco?
On Day 3 of the NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers finally decided to address the offensive line. It was not until the last round that they decided to add depth there, but better late than never. With the first of two compensatory seventh-rounders, the … More…

Op-Ed: Nothing proud about SF Pride's shameful Bradley Manning reversal
On Thursday, local media reported that Manning, the gay 24-year-old former Army private charged with leaking classified documents to the whistleblower website WikiLeaks, had been named by the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee as one of … More…

Lawrence Okoye's Rookie Projections with San Francisco 49ers
That’s exactly the case for British Olympian Lawrence Okoye, who parlayed his athleticism and rare mix of speed and strength into a contract with the San Francisco 49ers. As Okoye tweeted following the NFL draft, the 49ers offered the 21-year-old a … More…

Initial Post-Draft Depth Chart for the San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers closed Day 3 of the 2013 NFL draft on high note, no doubt singing the praises of their own front office. Finishing out the month of April, one of the most championed rosters in the league got a whole lot stronger. With GM Trent … More…

San Francisco Giants (13-11) at San Diego Padres (8-15), 4:10 pm (ET)
Jason Marquis tries to lead the San Diego Padres to a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants on Sunday at Petco Park. San Diego won its third straight game in dramatic fashion on Saturday, as Marco Scutaro's fielding error allowed the winning run More…

San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 4
The biggest change in this week’s look at the San Francisco Giants’ top 10 prospects is the sudden rise of Joe Panik. Panik got off to a slow start to the season at Double-A Richmond. However, with four multi-hit games last week, his batting average … More…

San Francisco Names New CIO, Who'll Be in Charge of New Open
Can he bring the digital city's data into the 21st century?
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NFC West day three draft rewind: San Francisco 49ers
With day three of the 2013 NFL Draft in the books, we take a look back at the moves made around the NFC West, concluding with the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners started day three by making a splash on a pair of skill position players
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2013 NFL Draft Grades: San Francisco 49ers – FanSided
Apr 25, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Eric Reid (LSU) holds daughter LeiLani Reid as he is introduced by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as the number eighteen.
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Marcus Lattimore selected by San Francisco 49ers in NFL draft
San Francisco took a similar gamble several years ago when it spent a third-round selection on Frank Gore, who had suffered torn ligaments in each of his knees a year apart at the University of Miami before declaring for the NFL draft after his junior More…

Marcus Lattimore to 49ers: How Does the RB Fit with San Francisco?
It is rare to find unanimous first-round talent in the fourth round of the NFL draft, but that is exactly what GM Trent Baalke did when the San Francisco 49ers selected South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore. Who Marcus Lattimore Compares to in … More…

Fatal stabbing of girl, 8, prompts NorCal manhunt
SAN FRANCISCO — Residents of a rural Northern California county were being told Sunday to keep their doors locked and report anyone considered suspicious as authorities continued the search for the killer of an 8-year-old girl. Calaveras County More…

Lawrence Okoye joins San Francisco 49ers as NFL Brits head to Bay Area
On Twitter, the Oakland Raiders defensive end Jack Crawford coined the hashtag #BritsInTheBay. Born and raised in London, England, Crawford used to be the only British NFL player making his living in San Francisco’s Bay Area. Now there are three. More…

Olympics 2024: Tulsa and nine other cities interested
In the case of the San Francisco Bay area, “he cities of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose as a ‘natural’ possibility.” San Diego is rumored to be considering its bid along with Tijuana fro 2024. The USOC will decide by the end of 2014 if they will … More…

SF Pride won't honor Manning after all
It was reported Thursday that Manning had been chosen by the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee as one of several grand marshals for the June 29-30 event, something San Francisco Pride Board President Lisa Williams said in a statement … More…

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