San Francisco News for May 23rd 2013

San Francisco 49ers: Michael Crabtree's Injury's Impact on the 49ers' Receivers
San Francisco learned last season what a depleted receiving corps could do to its chances. When fellow receivers Mario Manningham and Kyle Williams were lost to ACL injuries for the latter portion of the 2012 season, the 49ers became thin at the position. More…

San Francisco Giants done in by Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper
SAN FRANCISCO — Before this three-game series between National League powers, Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper took to Twitter to express his excitement about facing the Giants in a ballpark that he called one of his favorite places to play. More…

6 plead not guilty in SF school embezzlement case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Six current and former San Francisco school district employees have pleaded not guilty to charges that they embezzled $15 million in grant money from the school system. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1819Kj5) More…

China donates to SF hospital
The hospital, which opened in San Francisco’s Chinatown in 1899 as the Tung Wah Dispensary, will use the $100,000 toward construction of a new, $160 hospital next-door to the current one, built in 1924. That structure would be razed, but a 1979 annex … More…

Lookout at San Francisco's Lands End
You've got to expect, like, people at a visitors center, even one as seemingly at the edge of the San Francisco tourist map as this outcropping in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It's not as if this is some secret, off-the-grid spot known More…

Report: 49ers' Crabtree tears Achilles
FOXSports.com's Peter Schrager on Michael Crabtree's Achilles injury. FOX Sports. Share This Story. Tweet. Updated May 22, 2013 3:55 PM ET. San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree won't get another shot to win a Super Bowl this season. More…

San Francisco awarded 50th Super Bowl in brand new stadium as Houston nets
San Francisco and Houston were chosen as host cities for the 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls after NFL team owners voted for the two ahead of Miami. The San Francisco Bay Area will host the 50th Super Bowl in early 2016 at Levi’s Stadium, the brand new … More…

San Francisco Giants lose to Washington Nationals 2-1 in 10 innings
SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants weren't able to complete a sweep on Wednesday, losing 2-1 to the Washington Nationals in the second straight extra-innings game between two National League contenders. Left-handers Gio Gonzalez and Madison More…

HP's slumps deepens in 2Q as earnings fall 32 pct
SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett-Packard is still scrambling to meet the growing demand for more versatile and less expensive mobile devices as a slump in its personal computer sales deepens, but the company's cost-cutting measures and focus on more More…

San Francisco 49ers WR Michael Crabtree tears Achilles at OTAs
The injury bug has hit hard early on for the San Francisco 49ers. Michael Crabtree faces approximately six months of rehab after tearing his Achilles during Tuesday's OTAs.
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Washington sequester fails to account for San Francisco animal
Washington sequester fails to account for San Francisco animal menagerie, Giants win late, take series with chance to sweep.
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San Francisco: Italian consulate clerk, wife sentenced in housekeeper abuse case
SAN FRANCISCO — An Italian consulate clerk and his Brazilian wife were sentenced in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday after pleading guilty last month to the misdemeanor charge of using an unauthorized document for a Brazilian woman to work More…

EAT Club Goes Mobile, Bringing A Food Truck With Mobile Ordering
EAT Club, which is launching in private beta today, has a unique spin on the way that users get lunch. The service hopes to get rid of all the hassles around..
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Why Star Trek Made San Francisco the Center of Its Futuristic Utopia
San Francisco serves, in Star Trek's fictional universe, as the site of Starfleet Command – the headquarters of the good guys – and despite all the time they More…

Artemis crew 'back to work' after sailor's death
SAN FRANCISCO — A group of sailing experts has released 37 recommendations they say will increase safety in the America's Cup, which is set to take place on the wind-raked San Francisco Bay this summer. Led by regatta director Iain Murray, the group More…

San Francisco Giant Jeremy Affeldt apologizes for homophobic past
In a new book, San Francisco Giant Jeremy Affeldt admits that he was deeply homophobic when he first traveled to the Bay Area as an opposing player, often staying in his hotel room for days at a time to avoid interactions with people he thought may be gay. More…

Examining San Francisco 49ers' Offseason and Key Preseason Positional Battles
The San Francisco 49ers lost in the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history last season, but that loss to the Baltimore Ravens highlighted how far the NFC West powerhouse has come in the last two years. Alex Smith suffered a concussion … More…

How She Leads: Julian Potter, San Francisco International Airport
Meet the chief of staff who helped make San Francisco International Airport a leader in sustainability.
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Washington Nationals Avoid Sweep With 2-1 Win Over San
Washington Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper blamed himself for last night's loss, but he can take credit for today's win after homering and scoring on an Ian Desmond single for the Nats' only two runs in a 2-1 win over the San Francisco
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SF's new tack in fighting metal theft
San Francisco prosecutors have opened a new front in the battle against copper theft, filing a $10 million lawsuit against a scrap-metal recycler that allegedly chose to shut down and trash its files rather than comply with a city subpoena seeking … More…

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