San Francisco News for May 30th 2013

Looking at Plans for a New Public Transit Hub in San Francisco
But one of the biggest challenges facing public transit is the issue of intermodal passenger transport. Using two or more modes of transportation on a single More…

San Francisco Small Business Owners Focus on Personal, Employee and
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Bank of America today released the spring 2013 Small Business Owner Report, a semi-annual study exploring the concerns, aspirations and perspectives of small business owners throughout the country. The survey More…

San Francisco Giants' struggles on the mound continue in 9-6 loss to Oakland A's
SAN FRANCISCO — The quickest way to sum up the Giants' recent struggles is to look at Javier Lopez's game log. Lopez is normally a late-innings specialist and even closed a few games for the Giants last season. On Wednesday night, he was summoned in More…

Wal-Mart pleads guilty in hazardous waste case
Wal-Mart entered the plea in federal court in San Francisco to misdemeanor counts of negligently dumping pollutants from Walmart stores into sanitation drains across California, a company spokeswoman said. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81.6 million … More…

Oakland Athletics (30-23) at San Francisco Giants (28-24), 10:15 pm (ET)
The Oakland Athletics have been the hottest team in the American League the past 10 days or so and look to keep climbing up the AL West standings Wednesday when they visit the San Francisco Giants. The Athletics won both games at home versus the More…

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art expansion breaks ground
Construction begins on extension to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) designed by Sn?hetta.
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Author Jack Vance dies at home in Calif .
SAN FRANCISCO — Jack Vance, an award-winning mystery, fantasy and science fiction author who wrote more than 60 books, has died. He was 96. Vance died Sunday evening at his home in Oakland, his son John Vance II told The Associated Press. More…

SF high-rise condo has spacious floor plan, city views and hotel amenities
Returning home from vacation is often a letdown because it means the end of room service and pampering. But when your home is set inside a five-star hotel, those amenities are always available. On the 27th floor of San Francisco’s Four Seasons is a … More…

Cable Car Tickets and Visitor Day Passes – San Francisco Municipal
VISITOR PASS MUNI ONLY MUNI & attractions Single Ride Cable Car Ticket $6.00 1-Day Visitor Passport $14.00 — 3-Day Visitor Passport $22.00 — 7-Day More…

SF Takes Lead In National Home Price Uptick
A piece in the NYT yesterday confirms that San Francisco is winning the race to become the most expensive place to live anywhere ever. In the ongoing, much talked about economic recovery, home prices in the city have posted a 20% gain over last year More…

Getting across San Francisco Bay with your bicycle, bad bolts or not
San Francisco Bay Bridge ??? as mentioned, once (if?) the new eastern span ever opens, you’ll only be able to go from the East Bay to Yerba Buena Island (or vice versa). Once on the Island, you can use Muni Bus route 108 to get to SF (or vice versa). But … More…

SF Zoo's Newest Member: a Baby Giraffe
???We are very excited about this birth,??? said Jim Nappi, Curator of Hoofstock and Marsupials at the San Francisco Zoo said in a release. ???Giraffes add a special majesty to our multi-species African Savanna exhibit. Their successful breeding means that … More…

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge repairs hit another snag
OAKLAND, Calif. — The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has another bolt problem — this one involving the bicycle path, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Numerous bolts used to anchor the railing along the path have failed, More…

Controversy brews around Apple's plans for new San Francisco store
It’s rare for Apple Stores to encounter much in the way of design criticism, but that’s exactly what’s happening in San Francisco, where Apple’s proposed new flagship store is catching flak for both design and its impact on the area. sanfran. Apple … More…

Three wounded in San Francisco shooting – San Mateo Daily Journal
Three wounded in San Francisco shootingSan Francisco police have arrested three suspects after a robbery attempt that left three men hospitalized with More…

San Francisco 49ers: 4 Potential Replacements for Michael Crabtree
The 49ers acquired Anquan Boldin (who will start at one of San Francisco’s two outside receiver spots) in the offseason, and they added some playmakers in the draft as well. But can anyone step up and help make up for the loss of Crabtree, who caught … More…

San Francisco Gasoline Drops as Tesoro Reports Unit Startups
Spot gasoline in San Francisco declined against futures as Tesoro Corp. (TSO)'s Golden Eagle refinery in Northern California reported unit starts. The 170,000-barrel-a-day Golden Eagle plant was returning equipment to service on May 24 and 25, notices More…

Top 49ers RBs of All Time
The San Francisco 49ers were founded in 1946. Over their illustrious history, the 49ers have won five world championships and the fans of San Francisco have been treated to several Hall of Fame players. The 49ers have also been blessed with numerous … More…

Twitter Wins Spam Suit, Under One Roof Returns – SF Appeal
Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a
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49ers trying to find receiver to fill Crabtree's role – San Francisco
In this Dec. 30, 2012 file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) scores on a 49-yard touchdown reception against the Arizona Cardinals during the second quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco.
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