San Francisco News for May 20th 2013

San Francisco Giants (24-19) at Colorado Rockies (23-20), 4:10 pm (ET)
Barry Zito tries for his first win in five starts on Sunday when the San Francisco Giants close out a four-game set with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Zito was hit hard in a loss in Toronto on Tuesday, as he allowed eight runs (5 earned) and 12 More…

Roadshow: Bay to Breakers tips on driving in San Francisco
Q Sunday in San Francisco could be a gigantic tie-up. We have Bay to Breakers, the Amgen Tour bicycle race and the Alcatraz swim. There are street closings adding to the mess. We plan to see the Aquatic Park finish of the swim but are afraid that it More…

Super Bowl L: San Francisco in the driver's seat
BOSTON — Following the Miami Dolphins’ failure to secure public funding for renovations to Sun Life Stadium, San Francisco sits in the driver’s seat to host Super Bowl L, with the owners’ vote on tap Tuesday. But that hasn’t lessened the effort of the … More…

Italian Team Seeks Change in America's Cup Wind Limits After Sailor's Death
Published: May 19, 2013. More than a week after the death of British sailor Andrew Simpson in a training accident, none of the four America's Cup teams have withdrawn from the competition, which is still scheduled to begin in early July in San Francisco. More…

Zach Duke to start Monday in San Francisco in Ross Detwiler's place
SAN DIEGO ??? Left-handed long reliever Zach Duke will get the spot start in place of Ross Detwiler on Monday in San Francisco as Detwiler deals with a right oblique strain and the Nationals gauge how long he may need to recover. Detwiler was sent for a … More…

Kanaka?ole to share unique voice in SF Sunday
A multiple N?? H??k?<< Hanohano Award-winner, Kanakaole will wrap up his Northern California tour in San Francisco Sunday, singing alongside award-winning artist and producer Shawn Pimental at Paina Lounge.The audience can look forward to a variety … More…

Nationals-Giants Preview
The San Francisco Giants' slump is largely due to the struggles of their starting pitchers, and Ryan Vogelsong may need to turn things around quickly before he loses his spot in the rotation. He'll face a Washington Nationals team that has struggled More…

San Francisco Ferry Building Farmers Market Turns 20 (PHOTOS)
"When the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market debuted the spring of 1993, it was one of just three farmers markets in San Francisco, a city which now boasts over 25 markets each week," wrote CUESA (Center for Urban Education About Sustainable Agriculture) in a More…

Tejay van Garderen wins Tour of California
Van Garderen stayed out of trouble and cruised through the smooth and scenic final stage from San Francisco to Santa Rosa without incident to lead the team to a victory in front of its home fans, edging Australia’s Michael Rogers for the overall title … More…

God-forsaken SF Giants trip ends with rare shutout loss at Coors
On Monday night, the Giants begin a three-game series at home against the Nationals, who took five of six from San Francisco. Woebegone Ryan Vogelsong faces spot starter Zach Duke, who both have ERAs over 8.00. Juan Nicasio had a high ERA, too, More…

Washington Nationals' Reliever Zach Duke Expected To Start
Washington Nationals' Reliever Zach Duke Expected To Start Monday In San Francisco In Place Of Ross Detwiler. By Patrick Reports today say it will be Zach Duke filling in for Detwiler Monday night in San Francisco. ? Share on Facebook
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Bay to Breakers: In San Francisco, just a thin shadow of Boston Marathon
SAN FRANCISCO — Beefed-up security in response to last month's Boston Marathon bombings didn't deter tens of thousands from reveling in San Francisco's most spirited footrace Sunday. Berkeley resident Kenneth Prochnow, 62, ran his 28th Bay to More…

Report: steel tendons left exposed on San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion More…

The Week in Street Style: San Francisco: Style: GQ
Justin Bridges heads to the City by the Bay to capture West Coast style in action. More…

NFL spring meeting: San Francisco, Houston favored to win bids for
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Juan Nicasio lifts Colorado Rockies to 5-0 win over San Francisco Giants, plus
DENVER (AP) — Juan Nicasio scattered three hits over six innings, Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each drove in two runs and the Rockies won their first series over San Francisco in two years. Brandon Crawford San Francisco Giants' Brandon More…

City of San Francisco, worker unions protest Kaiser premium hike
SAN FRANCISCO — It's a trend many public employees can relate to: Health insurance premiums climb year after year, while at the bargaining table workers have agreed to kick in more for pensions, take salary cuts and sign on to furlough days. But when More…

San Francisco bacon restaurant forced to close over smell | The
San Francisco bacon restaurant forced to close over smell. By GlobalPost. Saturday, May 18, 2013 13:02 EDT. bacon-shutterstock. Topics: Bacon Bacon ? san francisco. Like Raw Story on Facebook. Tweet; Print Friendly and PDF; Email this
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Dr. Miranda SF plastic surgeon launches medical grade skin care line Ravish
Dr. Edward Miranda, the affable young plastic surgeon in Civic Center/Hayes Valley of San Francisco, launched his skin care line Ravish by London Riley with a party at his office at 77 Van Ness last night with lots of young fashionable friends, female More…

SF's new hip attractions – The Province
However, gradually since then, restaurants and offices and condos have opened all over this new neighbourhood that still remains unknown to most tourists. As a lover of San Francisco neighbourhoods, I consider it my responsibility to explore the More…

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