San Francisco News for May 1st 2013

Iraq Veterans Against the War/Civilian-Soldier Alliance, SF Chapters Respond
The beginnings of San Francisco’s gay liberation movement were deeply tied up with mass mobilizations against the Vietnam war, alongside thousands of GI resisters, like B. Manning. Iraq Veterans Against the War San Francisco is disappointed that the … More…

Restaurant Review: Saison in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO ??? One of the most compelling meals I’ve had on the job was served to me early this spring by a restaurant here called Saison. About a year ago, I had one of the most maddening meals in my career, also at Saison. More…

US: Crew negligent in sinking off Calif. coast
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Coast Guard says the owner and crew of a fishing boat that sank in the Sea of Cortez two years ago and killed eight California men were negligent. The Contra Costa Times ( http://tinyurl.com/cyjkxay) reported on Tuesday that More…

San Francisco 49ers: Why 2013 Draft Class Is the NFC West's Best
Let’s keep things in the proper perspective: the San Francisco 49ers???and the NFC West in general for that matter??? enjoyed the best draft overall as a division. From top to bottom, the 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals all … More…

Calif. woman accused of tainting OJ at Starbucks
SAN FRANCISCO ??? A California woman faces attempted murder charges after police say she tried to sneak orange juice bottles spiked with a lethal amount of rubbing alcohol inside a Starbucks. San Jose Police arrested Ramineh Behbehanian, 50, late … More…

San Francisco Gay Activists Split Over Bradley Manning Gay Parade Role
San Francisco Gay Activists Split Over Bradley Manning Gay Parade Role. April 30, 2013, 5:36 pm o Posted by Laird Harrison ? Add your comment. A grand marshal in the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Parade doesn't do very much. More…

SF startup adds real-money prizes to mobile games
Even though the cash prize was minimal ??? it was a 25-cent race ??? the chief executive officer of San Francisco startup Skillz was disappointed he lost. And that’s why he believes his company’s new platform for Android mobile game developers, which … More…

San Francisco: 9 Things You Must Do With Your Family
San Francisco is considered to be one of the most fantastic places to visit in the United States, if not the world. It's a town that I am proud to call my home. I'm a second generation San Franciscan and I could not imagine living anywhere else. The More…

Yahoo CEO ranked 2nd on company's 2012 pay scale
SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer emerged as the Internet company's second highest paid executive during her first five-and-half months on the job. Regulatory documents filed Tuesday revealed that Mayer received a pay package valued at More…

Police: Body of Hercules man who serves as San Francisco sheriff's deputy
VALLEJO — Police said Monday afternoon that a body discovered at the Vallejo marina was that of a missing San Francisco Sheriff's deputy whose boat was found adrift Monday morning. The body was discovered around 3 p.m. Monday as officials searched More…

RETAIL: Monster sues San Francisco over city's anti-caffeine – blog
San Francisco has gone to war against caffeine-enriched energy drinks — Corona-based Monster Beverage in particular. The city earlier had asked Monster to produce evidence that its drinks are safe. One city official cited “emerging scientific
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Monster suing San Francisco attorney over energy drink requirements
NEW YORK — Monster Beverage is suing San Francisco’s city attorney over demands that the energy drink maker reduce the amount of caffeine in its drinks and change its marketing practices. The company, based in Corona, Calif., says it’s being unfairly … More…

Hapa Ramen Pops Up at Wing Wings Again Tonight — Grub Street
Vartan Abgaryan and Matt Biancaniello Team Up Tomorrow For Game, Geoduck, and Grasshoppers at Cliff's Edge; Grub Street San Francisco Angry Man Sues Virgin America After Refusing to Order Soda From the Touchscreen; Grub Street
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Government watchdog questions tribe's recognition
SAN FRANCISCO — A government watchdog has criticized an official's decision to grant a Central California American Indian tribe federal recognition, which gave it the right to federal benefits and a reservation where it could pursue a casino. The U.S. More…

San Francisco 49ers favored to win Super Bowl XLVIII
2, 2014. According to Bovada.com, the San Francisco 49ers are clearly the team to beat. The 49ers were listed as the 6-1 favorite to win next year's championship. During the offseason, the 49ers acquired Anquan Boldin in a trade with the Baltimore Ravens. More…

Twitter Recommends Users Have One Computer Solely SF Appeal
As opposed to promising a solution, Twitter is instead telling users that "we believe that these attacks will continue," and that users need to be more careful with their accounts.
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San Francisco city council asks pension fund to divest its oil shares
The decision, made last Tuesday, called on the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System to sell all of its holdings in companies such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, Occidental Petroleum and China’s National Offshore Oil Corporation over the next five … More…

Open Data Policy Evolution: San Francisco | Code for America
San Francisco is unique in having been one of three cities to have an open data policy enacted before the federal Open Government Directive and in being the only city that has revamped their open data policy not once, but twice: first in 2010,
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NFL: San Francisco 49ers favored to win Super Bowl XLVIII | The
Now that the smoke has cleared and the NFL Combine has long been over and teams have spent millions on free agents and the draft has raised the hopes of many, all that's left this …
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San Francisco Gay Activists Split Over Bradley Manning Pride Role
Add your comment. A grand marshal in the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Parade doesn't do very much. Mostly the job requires waving at onlookers while riding in a convertible. Bradley Manning is escorted from a hearing on Jan. More…

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