San Francisco News for May 18th 2013

New Lunch Delivery Option, Eat Club, on the Way to S.F. — Grub
They're launching in beta mode next week, and the deal is fairly simple: Each day, Eat Club's buses will offer a selection of food from several San Francisco restaurants and food trucks — including big names like Bar Tartine, Shanghai
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SF native Ken Venturi, former US Open champion, dies at age 82
Ken Venturi, a San Francisco native who learned how to play golf at Harding Park, memorably won the 1964 U.S. Open and later built a long and distinguished career as a television analyst, died this afternoon. He was 82. Venturi had been hospitalized More…

Reprieve for San Francisco Bacon Restaurant Facing Closure
But it seems a San Francisco restaurant that specializes in bacon will live to oink another day. The year-and-a-half old Bacon Bacon in Ashbury Heights has been battling for its porky existence since some neighbors began complaining a while back about … More…

SF Pride Chief Operating Officer Resorts to Lies as Scandal Around Honoring
A member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Supervisor David Campos, has spoken out on the ongoing scandal involving San Francisco Pride's decision to not honor Pfc. Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshal of the Pride parade. He has urged Pride More…

Photos: 'Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society' Book
To celebrate the release of Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society, the book that chronicles the “strange but true” history of the influential collective known as the San Francisco Cacophony Society, a launch party was held on May 16,
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San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf – yet another reason to support
Happy Endangered Species Day! To cap off our week-long series on farmers and fishermen who support endangered species protections for salmon and other fish in the Bay Delta, we present this video of Jacky Douglas, captain of the Wacky
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Bay Area renaissance: SF's waterfront reinvented
Last week's training crash that killed an Olympic champion and left a 72-foot catamaran in ruins has put a damper on San Francisco's upcoming America's Cup races, the Super Bowl of sailing. But just the way that many fans are drawn to NASCAR contests More…

San Francisco Elite 11: Camp Recap
No statistics available yet. Report. Published on May 18, 2013. Trent Dilfer breaks down the San Francisco Elite 11. Though the camp did not yield any invitations to the Elite 11 finals, there were a number of performers who Dilfer says are in More…

San Francisco 49ers Roster Breakdown Proves Long-Term Success
Great organizations find a way to mesh proven veteran talent with hungry young talent. It’s the only way to build a consistent contender year in, year out in the National Football League. Specific examples can even be found within the San Francisco … More…

Fed's San Francisco chief, in Portland, says continued gains could justify
The Oregonian/2012. The Federal Reserve's San Francisco chief says continued growth may justify cutting back on bond purchases meant to stimulate recovery. Further improvement could warrant winding down the program later this year, John C. Williams More…

FHLBank San Francisco, Rep. Swalwell Participate in Ceremony Celebrating
DUBLIN, Calif., May 17, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With community leaders and public officials, the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank San Francisco) celebrated the grand opening of Dublin's Emerald Vista development on More…

The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment
Today, with the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment, we're taking a big step toward a clearer, more comprehensive view of what constitutes success in scientific research. I'm a signatory because I believe that finding a better way to More…

Day 2 of Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco
Google I/O, the search company's annual developers conference, continued today in San Francisco. The many projects discussed at the conference so far reveal Google's overall vision of a single, integrated platform that anticipates and addresses users' More…

San Francisco's Real Start-up Secret Sauce | Inc.com
Everywhere from New York City to Omaha would like to be the next tech start-up capital. Here's what actually makes Silicon Valley and San Francisco hotbeds of More…

San Francisco Giants minor league coach Victor Torres has died at age 61
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants say former minor league coach Victor Torres has died. He was 61. Torres, a hitting coach and instructor in the club's player development department the past six years, died Wednesday in Florida, the team said More…

Elite 11 QB Camp: San Francisco Preview – SBNation.com
The top quarterbacks on the West Coast invade San Francisco Friday for the Elite 11 camp.
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Apple Moving its San Francisco Retail Store to Union Square
The move will be replacing its old location at Stockton and Ellis, where the Apple Store has been located for the last nine years.
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San Francisco Giants (24-17) at Colorado Rockies (21-20), 8:40 p.m. (ET)
San Francisco went into Thursday's opener having dropped back-to-back games to the Toronto Blue Jays by a 21-9 margin. The Giants struggled early in both games, giving up a combined 11 runs in the first inning. They hoped for better luck last night More…

Target Opens Tech Innovation Center in SF
SAN FRANCISCO — Target Corp. on Friday officially opened a new technology innovation center in San Francisco, joining a growing number of companies, including General Electric Co. and rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which have opened new software More…

SF Commune Activists Attacked, Arrested and Hospitalized by SF State Police
Seven San Francisco activists from the squatted social center called the SF Commune, were brutally attacked by police and arrested Thursday evening after being invited into the SF State University dorms by students there. One individual was tazed and … More…

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