San Francisco News for May 11th 2013

Paprika Opens on 24th Street — Grub Street San Francisco
It's a bare-bones, brauhaus with some Czech and German beers.
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Recap: San Francisco vs. Atlanta
Freddie Freeman knocked in the go-ahead run as part of a four-run fifth inning that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a 6-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants in the opener of a four-game set Thursday at AT&T. Brian McCann clubbed a two-run homer in the More…

'Levi's Stadium' to be San Francisco 49ers' new home? – NFL.com
The San Francisco 49ers are set to sell the naming rights for their $1.2 billion stadium to Levi's. Is the facility, which is expected to open next year, the favorite to More…

San Francisco International Film Festival Announces Winners
The 56th San Francisco International Film Festival wraps up today, with the winners of Golden Gate Awards, the New Director's Prize, and the FIPRESCI Prize announced last night. You can see the full list of winners and their respective
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10 Hot Engineering Jobs in San Francisco, New York and More
Check out the top engineering positons on the Mashable Job Board to take your career to the next level. More…

Two Hospitalized At San Francisco Post Office – Business Insider
San Francisco firefighters are responding to a possible hazardous materials situation at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and a nearby post office, a fire department spokeswoman told ABC News. The situation appears to be over. Earlier the
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Will San Francisco 49ers Naming Rights Deal Keep Levi's Hip
When Levi Strauss & Co. acquired the naming rights for the new stadium that is being built for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers for $220 million over 20 years, the More…

BART may soon ditch bike ban – San Francisco Examiner
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photo. Passengers' feelings toward bikes on BART appear to have softened after recent trials; only 23 percent of riders now support keeping current restrictions against bicycles during peak hours.
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San Francisco Giants' Fans Get Hot Dog Treats Via Kayak – ABC News
MLB/Twitter Asking San Francisco Giants fans if they'd like some Grey Poupon with their hot dog is not exactly how outdoorsman London Van Der Kamp More…

British Olympic gold medallist killed when catamaran capsizes in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — A 72-foot-long, high-tech catamaran sailboat capsized Thursday in San Francisco Bay while practicing for the America’s Cup races this summer, killing an Olympic gold medallist from England and injuring another sailor, authorities said. More…

San Francisco bus ads condemn Israeli apartheid: backlash begins
American Muslims for Palestine launched an ad campaign this week on San Francisco buses condemning Israeli apartheid. (See below.) Predictably, local branches of the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee, as well as the Jewish More…

San Francisco Giants: Is It Too Early to Re-Sign Hunter Pence?
Hunter Pence is in the top-three of nearly every significant offensive statistical category for the San Francisco Giants this season, and it is not far fetched to start thinking about re-signing the 30-year-old. Pence was a large part of the Giants … More…

Archbishop of San Francisco: Delaware marriage equality 'a serious
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco sharply criticized the state of Delaware on Wednesday, saying the state's new marriage equality law would harm children. “The claim of this bill to redefine marriage is in vain; marriage cannot
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SF ballpark concession workers to hold strike vote
SAN FRANCISCO–Concession workers at the ballpark where the San Francisco Giants play are mulling over whether to go on strike during the baseball season. The San Francisco Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/13JLCwW) reports that about 750 members of Local 2 More…

Atlanta opens series against San Francisco Giants with 6-3 win, plus more NL
BRAVES 6, GIANTS 3. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season since coming off the disabled list, and Atlanta beat San Francisco to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More…

San Francisco International Film Festival Wraps
The San Francisco International Film Festival, the country’s longest-running film fest, wrapped its 56th edition Thursday night with a screening of director Richard Linklater’s ???Before Midnight.??? Linklater was on hand with co-star Julie Delpy to … More…

Floating San Francisco waterfront restaurant damaged by fire
A former luxury houseboat converted into a floating restaurant on the San Francisco waterfront was heavily damaged by fire early Friday morning, authorities said. San Francisco Battalion Chief Sam Lai said the uniqueness of the Forbes Island Restaurant More…

San Francisco Giants beat nemesis Tim Hudson, Atlanta Braves
SAN FRANCISCO — After going more than seven years without beating Tim Hudson, the Giants made up for lost time Friday night. They tormented Hudson with hard hits and soft ones, with screaming liners and lucky bounces, and rolled to an 8-2 victory over More…

San Francisco Giants – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – San Francisco Giants – INSIDE PITCH One problem with the Giants' inadequate rotation is that it is taxing the bullpen. "Yeah, I'm conscious of it," manager Bruce Bochy said. "You have to be careful you don't wear those guys down More…

San Francisco caves over mobile radiation warnings o The Register
Residents of the Bay Area won't be bothered by how much radiation their mobile phones produce, now that San Francisco city authorities have backed down More…

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