San Francisco News for May 13th 2013

SF ballpark concession workers authorize strike
SAN FRANCISCO — Concession workers at the AT&T Park where the San Francisco Giants play have voted to authorize a strike. The San Francisco Chronicle ( http://bit.ly/13Ph1hI) reports members of Local 2 voted 500 to 16 on Saturday to OK a strike, but More…

Tap water remains best choice for SF
The water in San Francisco is not only some of the crispest water found on the planet, it's safe to drink and probably safer than bottled. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, bottled water is the fastest growing beverage in sales in More…

Braves lose 3rd straight in San Francisco
San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco, left, is tagged out at home plate by Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann during the fourth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 12, 2013. Tony Avelar — AP Photo. Story Photos: Braves Giants More…

San Francisco Giants Concession Workers Authorize Strike After Three Years
The last three years have been good to Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants, who won two World Series crowns and emerged as a contender to win another in 2013. But they haven’t been as good to the roughly 800 workers who staff AT&T Park, … More…

Melky will get WS ring from Giants
Cabrera was the MVP of last year’s All-Star game. He was batting an NL-leading .346 with 11 home runs and 60 RBIs over 113 games in his first season with San Francisco when he was suspended. He asked MLB for a rules change that disqualified him from … More…

Braves struggle against Bumgarner, lose to Giants
The_Associated_Press. Tweet ?? 0 Comments E-mail Print. Braves Giants Baseball. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in San Francisco. More…

Sunday's National League roundup: Zito, Gaudin, Posey help Giants finish
SAN FRANCISCO Barry Zito and Chad Gaudin combined on a six-hitter, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres, 5-0, on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep in National League baseball action. Zito (3-1) … More…

San Francisco Pride Won't Reschedule Meeting, Board's Decision on Bradley
The board of directors for San Francisco Pride has posted another statement on Facebook that will only be further igniting controversy around the decision to rescind honoring Pfc. Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshal during the 2013 Pride Parade and More…

Giants hit 3 HRs to back Lincecum, beat Braves 5-1
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) throws to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 12, 2013. Tony Avelar ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Braves Giants Baseball. Previous PageNext … More…

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Bumgarner's 11-strikeout, two-walk outing came a day after Matt Cain limited Atlanta to two runs on three hits in eight innings in an 8-2 San Francisco romp. Pablo Sandoval put the Giants in front to stay in the first inning. With two outs, he drilled 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. Predictably, local branches of the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee, as well as the
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San Francisco Giants – PlayerWatch – GlobalPost
Manager Bruce Bochy believes Pagan is better off staying warm (re: playing) than he is sitting on the bench on a typically chilly San Francisco night. Pagan went 0-for-3 with a walk Thursday. OF Hunter Pence has played every inning — all 317 1/3 of More…

San Francisco Giants beat Atlanta Braves 5-1
SAN FRANCISCO — The numbers and opposing lineup say Sunday's start might have been Tim Lincecum's best in well over a year. Lincecum threw seven shutout innings in a 5-1 Giants win over the Atlanta Braves, giving up just two hits and striking out More…

Madison Bumgarner strikes out 11 as Giants rout Braves – USA Today
San Francisco's rotation, considered one of the best in the majors, has struggled early this season. But ace Matt Cain tossed eight innings of three-hit ball in Friday's win, and coupled with Bumgarner's effort, the Giants can claim the four-game More…

San Francisco 49ers stadium deal with Levi's OK'd – NFL.com
The San Francisco 49ers' 20-year, $220 million deal with Levi Strauss & Co for naming rights to the team's new stadium was unanimously approved Thursday More…

San Francisco Area Homes Are Sinking Into the Ground – Gawker
At least eight homes have already been abandoned, and another ten are on notice of immediate evacuation in the hilltop community about 100 miles north of San Francisco. One Lake County couple, who have lived in their home for 11 years, first noticed More…

San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 6
Welcome to another installment of our weekly look at the San Francisco Giants’ top prospects. Before delving into the stock watch for this week, it’s instructive to talk about what goes into this list of top prospects. This Top 10 list is based partly … More…

America's Cup death latest patch of rough waters for planners of sailing's
SAN FRANCISCO — Olympic gold medal-winning sailor Andrew “Bart” Simpson's death during an America's Cup training run on San Francisco Bay last week was the latest and most glaring setback to befall an event that had already encountered its share of More…

San Francisco Giants beat Atlanta Braves 10-1 – Mercury News Media Center
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). From left to right, San Francisco Giants More…

Feds move to seize SF pot club building
The U.S. Department of Justice is moving to seize a Mission district building that houses a city-licensed medical marijuana dispensary ??? the first time such an action has been taken in San Francisco. Melinda Haag, the U.S. attorney for Northern … More…

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