San Francisco News for June 4th 2013

Pac-12 to limit hits, contact in football practice
SAN FRANCISCO — In an effort to cut down on concussions, head trauma and other injuries, the Pac-12 Conference is establishing a league-wide policy to limit the amount of contact made during football practices beginning this season. Commissioner Larry More…

Razorfish Opens San Francisco Lab for Emerging Retail – Adweek
There's no shortage of specialists out there to help make the digital dreams of retailers a reality. As the concept of the fully digitized store spreads, agencies More…

APNewsBreak: Mogul to pay $2.5M in settlement
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook billionaire Sean Parker's lavish, $10 million Big Sur wedding got even more expensive on Monday. The California Coastal Commission and Parker said they have reached a $2.5 million settlement to pay for coastal More…

Hero dog released from Calif. veterinary hospital
SAN FRANCISCO — A famed dog that lost her snout and upper jaw saving two girls' lives in the Philippines was released from a California hospital Monday, officials said. The dog – named Kabang – will be headed back to its owner in the Philippines More…

'Fairyland': A Girl Grows Up In San Francisco's Gay Community
In San Francisco, as Abbott describes in her new memoir, Fairyland, her father immersed himself in the city's gay arts scene, becoming a leading literary figure. His daughter also became a part of that community, but as she grew older, Abbott found More…

San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, as Chad Gaudin is effective in
ST. LOUIS — The Giants got the starting pitching performance they desperately needed, and it came from an unlikely source. Making his first start since 2009, Chad Gaudin cruised through six innings of a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday More…

Is San Francisco's Bay Bridge cursed? $8 million light show goes on the fritz
SAN FRANCISCO???To paraphrase the band Journey, the lights have gone down in the city. In the latest mishap for the San Francisco Bay Bridge, hundreds of light-emitting diode, or LED, lights that are part of a two-year, $8 million art installation have … More…

San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players Whose Stock Is on the Rise After OTAs
In about three months, the San Francisco 49ers will be kicking off their 2013 season, and a few players have already built some positive momentum. Whether it’s getting healthy, getting stronger, getting comfortable with a new team or impressing the … More…

San Francisco Giants' road woes start with the rotation
SAN FRANCISCO — Hunter Pence sat peacefully in front of his locker at Busch Stadium, located in the same corner of the clubhouse where Pence stood after Game 5 of the NLCS last fall and explained why he had given another speech ahead of another More…

San Francisco sues unruly SFO car rental startup from Santa Clara
SAN FRANCISCO –A Santa Clara car rental startup has provoked a legal dustup at San Francisco International Airport, making it the latest in a series of battles between rule testing tech entrepreneurs and officials. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis More…

San Francisco Giants Vs. Toronto Blue Jays: 6/4/13 Mark's Free MLB Baseball Pick
The Toronto Blue Jays visit At&t Park to face off with the San Francisco Giants in interleague action. The season hasn't quite panned out the way Toronto had envisioned with several new faces thought to be enough to push the team to the top of the More…

Zynga to cut 520 jobs amid performance woes
SAN FRANCISCO — Online game maker Zynga Inc. said Monday that it is cutting 520 jobs, about 18 percent of its workforce, in a cost-saving move designed to help it adapt to consumers shifting game play from computers to mobile devices. Zynga said it More…

San Francisco Bucket List: What I Did With My Final Month In My Favorite Place
When I moved back to the Bay for the second time — at the wise, weathered age of 26 — I told anyone who would listen that I was never leaving. But I'm as prone to exaggerating as I am to making lists, and when the time came for me to relocate to New More…

S.F. moves closer to taking RVs off streets at night | Will Reisman
Last year, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which regulates parking in The City, approved a policy that would bar vehicles longer than 22 More…

San Francisco Giants: Can Tim Lincecum Become the New Dennis Eckersley?
Tim Lincecum’s recent proclamation of being open to a bullpen role, via Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News, is not surprising. It’s become almost inevitable at this point. The Cy Young award winner is long past his prime. He still shows flashes … More…

San Francisco 49ers: Hiring of Eric Mangini Is Genius
The San Francisco 49ers have hired former head coach Eric Mangini to be a Senior Offensive Consultant, according to multiple reports. Mangini, aka the ???Mangenius???, is known for being a defensive coach, which made the move to add him to the coaching … More…

San Francisco 49ers: Hiring of Eric Mangini Is Genius
San Francisco 49ers: Hiring of Eric Mangini Is Genius. 3 mins ago by Lance Cartelli. Photo By Airtuna08. The San Francisco 49ers have hired former head coach Eric Mangini to be a Senior Offensive Consultant, according to multiple reports. Mangini, aka … More…

Lorenzo Adamson, San Francisco police officer, accuses colleagues of racial
(CBS) SAN FRANCISCO – A veteran officer of the San Francisco Police Department has accused three other officers of racial profiling, following a traffic stop in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco Thursday night, CBS San Francisco reports. More…

Sen. John McCain's son marries in San Francisco
John McCain and his wife Cindy celebrated with the happy couple before their wedding this weekend. John McCain partied it up with former Gov. Mitt Romney to celebrate the San Francisco wedding of the Republican senator’s son. Navy Lt. Jack McCain, 27, … More…

Cardinals v San Francisco Giants
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt hits a two-run double in the seventh inning during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Chris Lee, St. Louis More…

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