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  • Warriors PA announcer prefers to be heard, not seen
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:48:05 GMT
    Editor's Note: With the Warriors rolling down the stretch, The Chronicle will offer an added layer of coverage, taking readers behind the scenes. Next Thursday, with the Phoenix Suns in town, Matthew Hurwitz will call his 616th game as the Warriors' public-address announcer....
  • Turmoil at El Camino High School puts pressure South San Francisco district leaders
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:32:43 GMT
    After five years of unsteady leadership and a rocky 2014-15 marked by the ouster of two principals, corruption allegations and dismal teacher morale, El Camino High School has arrived at a crossroads. The South San Francisco Unified School District is searching for a new principal who can do more than boost the test scores of low-income students and non-English speakers, a familiar challenge in the working-class reaches of affluent San Mateo County....
  • MonkeyParking is back and ready to disrupt your driveway
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:31:41 GMT
    Last summer, an app called MonkeyParking became a target of much Internet ire after attempting to introduce its service-which allowed users to auction off public, city-owned parking spots to the highest bidder-in parking-deficient San Francisco. The business model, the company claimed, was defensible as a First Amendment matter....
  • Oakland Raiders stadium plan in motion, but obstacles remain
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:28:55 GMT
    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to keep the team in the Bay Area. WHAT'S TO LIKE: If things go well, Raiders will get a new stadium near the site of their current home WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE: NFL has misgiving about local leaders granting an exclusive negotiating agreement to a single developer, jeopardizing their leverage PHOENIX >> Sometime Tuesday night, one of the primary hurdles standing in the way of the Oakland Raiders' long-term future in the Bay Area will finally be cleared....
  • The Alphabet of Satire
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 04:00:00 GMT
    And, indeed, like them, Rube Goldberg was born in the sunset of the nineteenth century; like them, he was Jewish, bright, creative, and wildly ambitious. But there, the resemblance ends....
  • Nilda Rego: Golf comes to the Bay Area
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:54:38 GMT
    The San Francisco Call had a suggestion in its Sunday society section on March 31, 1895. It was the Lenten season and quite a few San Franciscans were leaving the city for a holiday....
  • All-Mercury News wrestling: Santa Teresa's Jacob Thalin is wrestler of year
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:32:49 GMT
    Jacob Thalin didn't have a storybook finish to his senior season, but the ride along the way for the Santa Teresa standout was filled with thrills. Ranked No....
  • The Hill is Alive with Beverages
    published on Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:15:28 GMT
    When it comes to getting a drink on or around Potrero Hill there are many water holes to investigate. In Dogpatch, several bars are sprinkled around Third Street....
  • Allio to begin tenure as chief: Tibbet to retire
    published on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:24:55 GMT
    Police Chief Walt Tibbet thought he'd be a coach, basketball probably, until a college course introduced him to the career he knew was for him. Capt....
  • How Do I Get Over My A**hole Ex?
    published on Tue, 10 Mar 2015 21:55:11 GMT
    For about nine months I dated a guy who was pretty abusive. It was never physical, but I found the USF abusive partner checklist you offered someone else and more than one fit the bill, including the "threatening suicide to control" one....
  • Monterey: Newcomers heat up Salinas' Oldtown dining scene
    published on Sat, 07 Mar 2015 01:34:02 GMT
    Joey Atayde makes pizza at Giorgio's, one of the new restaurants in Salinas' Oldtown. The restaurant is in a former bank in the new 201 Main complex....
  • Los Gatos: Cats' Wood nails 4th-place finish at CCS wrestling championships
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:40:48 GMT
    It was just the second appearance at the Central Coast Section wrestling championships for Los Gatos senior Joey Wood, but this trip certainly turned out better than the first. Wood won just one of three matches as a freshman in 2012, but he posted a 4-2 record to finish fourth at 220 pounds this season....
  • Lady Sharks turn soccer into growing experience
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:30:59 GMT
    Girls soccer has returned to Oceana under the guidance of Coach Lucy Corgas. Members of this year's team are bottom row,Tiffany Quevedo, Luke Mehrling, Captain Mireya Leiva, Christina Mejia, Kayla Kerlegan, April Palencia, Lauren Gouchon, Alicia Soto and Aisha Alhour; top row, Coach Antonio Corgas, Nathalie Grogan, Sarah Fishstrom, Rani Shorr, Jessica Aranda, Sarah Mahmoud, Grace Wilson, Jasmine Trefz, Captain Kierra Kessler, Carolina Vasquez, Angelica Soto, Coach Lucy Corgas and Team Manager Ma...
  • How to make smarter bids on travel at charity auctions
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:45:00 GMT
    Wilson Fang had an exceptional weekend in Napa Valley that included a romantic bed-and-breakfast, dinner for two on the Wine Train and tastings at Beringer Vineyard. Best of all, he bought it below retail at a charity auction....
  • Tiger wrestlers overcome odds to win
    published on Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:44:17 GMT
    Terra Nova girls' wrestling team won the Central Coast Section championship. Members of the winning team are top row, Coach Dennis Shillingburg, Coach Alana O'Neill, Jada Cabie, Marlene Salinas, Victoria Borrego, Sydnie Theisen, Jessa Mae Huerta and Amber Aochi; bottom row, Coach Daniel Woo, Dahlia Grabowski, Lucy Ramos, Breton Cameron, Julie Garza, Marian Mejia, Gwen Theriault, Cassie Arenas, Natalia Ruiz, Teagan Allen, Minnah Adam, Sarah Braun, Kelly Camozzi, Yvonne Yip and Coach Dave Moore.Co...
  • MyoKardia points its drugs to the heart of life-saving genetics
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:00:56 GMT
    Just as researchers for years have peeled back cancers to discover a variety of genetic drivers, Tassos Gianakakos thinks MyoKardia Inc. can do the same for heart disease. The South San Francisco startup, funded by Third Rock Ventures , started putting that idea to the test by launching an early-phase trial in January for a drug against hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or HCM....