San Francisco News for May 6th 2013

Five die in limousine blaze on San Francisco bridge
FIVE women were killed and five others survived after a limousine caught on fire on a San Francisco Bay area bridge. Courtesy KGO-TV. FIVE women were killed and five others survived after a limousine caught on fire on a San Francisco Bay area bridge. More…

San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 5
The defending champion San Francisco Giants enter play on Sunday night in first place in the National League West with an 18-12 record. Their minor league affiliates are playing well, too. The San Jose Giants are in second place at 19-10 in the High-A … More…

Don't Call It "The Five" in San Francisco! | Mother Jones
Maria Bustillos writes in Aeon that when she drives from Los Angeles to San Francisco, she always takes I-5, the most direct route: This is the way I always go. Not only because it's fastest, but because, despite the conventional wisdom, I find it
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Warriors unveil new SF arena plans
The Warriors on Sunday unveiled new detailed designs for their proposed San Francisco waterfront arena and nearby development ahead of a bevy of public hearings in the coming weeks. The new design incorporates more maritime uses, more open space … More…

Recap: San Francisco vs. Los Angeles
Guillermo Quiroz's pinch-hit home run in the 10th inning gave the San Francisco Giants a 10-9 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second of a three-game set. In the 10th off of Brandon League (0-1), Quiroz pulled an 0-2 splitter deep over the left More…

Limo bursts into flames on San Francisco bridge, killing 5 women
Five of the women were trapped, but the four other women escaped after the vehicle came to a stop on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, the patrol said. The driver of the limo ??? 46-year-old Orville Brown of San Jose ??? was the only person to get out unhurt. More…

BBC News – Five die in San Francisco limousine fire
Five people have died after a limousine caught fire on a bridge in San Francisco. More…

SAN FRANCISCO 10, DODGERS 9 (10 INNINGS): Gordon makes
SAN FRANCISCO – A wild four hours and 11 minutes full of disappointment, some encouragement and another injury.
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Dodgers lick wounds after 10-9 loss to Giants
Los Angeles Dodgers’ Dee Gordon, right, dives to score behind San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey in the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 4, 2013, in San Francisco. Gordon scored on a single by Dodgers’ Carl Crawford. Ben Margot … More…

San Francisco 49ers: Which Undrafted Free Agent Will Have the Biggest Impact?
Not many people pay much attention to undrafted free agents, but undrafted players can make impacts. The San Francisco 49ers hope to find a gem in their class of undrafted free agents. The 49ers got some players who did well in college, like MarQueis … More…

Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez on DL with strained hamstring – USA Today
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly doesn't expect injured shortstop Hanley Ramirez back from the disabled list any time soon. Ramirez thinks his skipper is wrong and isn't certain he needed to go out. The Dodgers put Hanley More…

San Francisco Int'l Airport March Cargo Statistics
The following table shows cargo volumes at the San Francisco International Aiport according to data available on the airport's website. ================================================================================ March Feb. Jan. More…

Archbishop of San Francisco calls Rhode Island marriage equality 'a
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco on Friday lashed out at the state of Rhode Island over a newly signed law that allows same-sex couples to legally marry. Cordileone, the chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops'
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San Francisco Giants do it again, win on walk-off in 10th
SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants did it again, and this come-from-behind win might have been the most shocking of all. Guillermo Quiroz, who made the roster as a third catcher, hit a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Giants a 10-9 More…

Limousine in fiamme a San Francisco, morte 5 donne
http://it.euronews.com/ Cinque donne, tutte trentenni, sono rimaste uccise nell'incendio che si ? sviluppato a bordo della Limousine che avevano noleggiato a San Francisco. Altre quattro giovani sono rimaste ferite e lievemente intossicate. Illeso l More…

Cinco de Mayo: Best places to celebrate
Dolores Park in San Francisco, California is home to one of the largest celebrations in the U.S. The event was actually held on Saturday, May 4. 10,000 people are expected and since the event is alcohol-free, it is also very family friendly. Other … More…

5 women die in limo fire on Calif. bridge: police
A limousine traveling on a major bridge in the San Francisco area burst into flames, killing five female passengers who were trapped inside and injuring four others who escaped, authorities said Sunday. The limo was carrying nine female passengers and … More…

San Francisco Giants finish sweep of Los Angeles Dodgers
SAN FRANCISCO — It's hard to make too big of a statement in May, but the Giants certainly sent a not-so-subtle message to their longtime rivals this weekend at AT&T Park. Sunday night's nationally televised 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers More…

Five dead after limousine bursts into flames on San Francisco
The limo was carrying nine female passengers and a male driver when it caught fire late Saturday on the San Mateo bridge, California Highway Patrol officer Art More…

San Francisco Giants' 2nd Consecutive Walk-off Home Run Has Familiar Feel to It
The San Francisco Giants’ game Saturday night had a familiar feel to it and not just because Buster Posey hit a walk-off home run the night before. Guillermo Quiroz’ game-winning home run off Brandon League is a nearly perfect metaphor for what’s … More…

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