San Francisco News for June 5th 2013

San Francisco 49ers Attempting to Break Super Bowl Curse
COMMENTARY | The San Francisco 49ers came just five yards shy of hoisting their first Super Bowl title since 1994. Despite falling short to the Baltimore Ravens, the franchise's arrow is still trending upward based on their recent run of success. Can More…

Salesforce.com buying ExactTarget for $2.34B
SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce.com will spend more than $2.3 billion to buy marketing software company ExactTarget. More than 6,000 companies use ExactTarget, which like Salesforce.com uses cloud technology, allowing companies to manage their More…

Melky expresses regret in SF return
SAN FRANCISCO — Melky Cabrera wants everyone to know just how sorry he is. Sorry for cheating, sorry for lying, sorry for letting down the San Francisco Giants and their supportive city. Cabrera returned to AT&T Park with Toronto on Tuesday night for 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's Coffee Bean And Tea Leaf Outlets Now Offering
Need a place to charge your phone wirelessly and have a cup of coffee? It looks like San Francisco's Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf outlets have you…
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When Billionaire Sets Rules, It's an Exclusive Race
SAN FRANCISCO ??? Victory in the America’s Cup of 2010 gave Larry Ellison, the tech titan who had spent hundreds of millions of dollars trying to capture sailing’s ultimate prize, the right to set the rules for this year’s regatta. More…

Apple poised for hiring spree in Silicon Valley
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple expects to expand its Silicon Valley workforce by nearly 50 percent during the next three years, signaling the company's faith in its ability to keep coming up with hit products like the iPhone and iPad. The projections detailed More…

Racial gap in pot busts extends to SF
In San Francisco, a city that prides itself on a progressive attitude toward marijuana, authorities have been arresting fewer and fewer people for pot possession. But when they do, the person arrested is far more likely to be African American than More…

Melky Cabrera returns to San Francisco with Blue Jays
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy presented Melky Cabrera with a World Series ring in last month's visit to Canada. Cabrera, suspended for drug use last season and now with the Toronto Blue Jays, may not get as favorable a reunion with Bay Area More…

San Francisco Giants: Predictions for Recent Top Draft Picks
The 2013 MLB draft begins on Thursday, June 6, with the San Francisco Giants looking to duplicate their past success of landing such savvy draft picks at Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum to name a few. What about the … More…

Eric Mangini a Coach-In-Waiting for San Francisco 49ers?
COMMENTARY | The San Francisco 49ers are so serious about the 2013-14 NFL season that they managed to pry NFL analyst and former head coach Eric Mangini from the grasps of ESPN to take a low-profile senior offensive consultant job with the team. More…

San Francisco Gasoline Falls After Tesoro Reports Unit Startup
California-blend gasoline, or Carbob, in San Francisco slipped 0.5 cent to a premium of 5.75 cents a gallon, a two-month low, against futures traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 4:10 p.m., data compiled by Bloomberg show. The outright price More…

2 New Horses Join San Francisco Police Department's Mounted Unit
The San Francisco Police Department welcomed two new members to the mounted police patrol in a special ceremony at Union Square Monday, as three More…

API Strategy and Practice Conference Will Kick Off in San Francisco
3scale and Kin Lane (API Evangelist) have announced that the second API Strategy and Practice Conference will take place October 23 – 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California at the Parc55 Hotel, located near Union Square. Tickets will be
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San Francisco Police Horses Honored For Service | NBC Bay Area
Five SFPD mounted unit horses were honored Monday.
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US Open will have strong Cal flavor – San Francisco Examiner
Michael Kim, from the University of California, watches his missed birdie putt on the ninth green during U.S. Open sectional qualifying at Hawks Ridge Golf Club on Monday, June 3, 2013, in Ball Ground, Ga. Kim made a par on the hole to
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Former Browns S Ray Ventrone Signs With San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers signed Ray Ventrone. He will be re-united with special teams coach Brad Seely, who coached him for two years in Cleveland, and former head coach Eric Mangini, who was just hired by the team as a senior offensive
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Audit : Calif . utility didn ' t spend $50 M for safety
SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. did not use more than $50 million it collected from ratepayers that was meant to improve its gas pipeline network in the decade leading up to a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, an audit More…

'Internship' film focuses on Google's good side
SAN FRANCISCO ??? This scene isn’t in the movie, but it might have been fitting if “The Internship” had ended with stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson wearing ruby red shoes while clicking their heels and dreamily whispering, “There’s no place like … More…

Cloud computing rains billion-dollar deals
SAN FRANCISCO — A decade ago, the mere idea of cloud computing was a difficult concept to explain, let alone sell. Today, the technology is spurring a high-stakes scramble to buy some of the early leaders in the cloud-computing movement. The latest More…

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