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  • Electoral selfishness: YES on H; NO on I and L
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:31:19 GMT
    Is it ethical citizenship to decide how to vote based on preserving a not-entirely-necessary amenity you happen to enjoy? On some matters, I think so. Yesterday for my precinct photography project I was wandering in a bit of San Francisco near Ocean Beach and encountered a classic election season war among dueling signs for several measures on the city ballot....
  • Giants' toughest fans turn out for special viewing party
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:36:43 GMT
    With the World Series game on the big screen television, balloons and orange banners, a small group gathered to cheer on the Giants. This was more than a humble a World Series viewing party....
  • A Voter's Guide to SF Propositions
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:28:37 GMT
    Each election, San Franciscans in the ballot booth are faced with a lengthy list of some seriously confusing propositions. Some seem written to purposely confuse us....
  • These San Franciscans are the Giants #1 Fans
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:24:10 GMT
    When the Giants play at AT&T park this World Series , everyone will be watching, including our feathered friends from McCovey Cove, who reliably descend on the stands during the 8th inning of ballgames. The "mystery" of the seagulls has long been the subject of speculation....
  • Herb Caen column, 1970visit|article-5835027|river-42206-1col-hp-10|1
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:52:18 GMT
    One city, two worlds: As the death of the Coexistence Bagel Shop may be said to have signaled the end of the beatnik era on Grant Ave., so the closing of the Drogstore ends what little is left of the Flower Children phase of the Haight-Ashbury ... Owners John Hadley and Pat Patterson have padlocked the place, the scene having become "entirely impossible," but for three years, this hamburger-and-coffee hangout was headquarters for the entire hippie scene, the place where newsmen and photographers...
  • SF Radio Stations Ban Lorde's 'Royals' Song For Duration Of World Series
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:24:53 GMT
    SEPTEMBER 20: Recording artist Lorde attends the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. SAN FRANCISCO - Two San Francisco Bay Area radio stations have caught Giants fever and will be refusing to play a popular song until the World Series ends....
  • South City begins downtown revamp: Street work underway, plans to be solidified in 2015
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:57:43 GMT
    Luis Campos, owner of Lonora Jewelry and Watch Repair, said he is looking forward to the city's plan to overhaul downtown. In an effort to beautify its downtown, the South San Francisco City Council is setting into the motion plans to create a more vibrant, transit-supportive, diverse downtown, while protecting and celebrating the historic nature of the area....
  • Radio stations ban Lorde song ahead of World Series
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:10:45 GMT
    Starting Tuesday the San Francisco Giants will face off against the Kansas City Royals in baseball's championship series, and two local radio stations decided they'd send a message. "No offense, Lorde, but for the duration of the World Series, KFOG Radio will be a "Royals"-free zone," the radio station posted on it's Facebook page....
  • City dumps soccer permits at Mission Playground
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:42:46 GMT
    San Francisco's Recreation and Park Department decided Thursday to stop granting permits for adults to play at a soccer field in The City's Mission District following a recent showdown caught on video between a group of tech workers and children already playing there. The video taken on Aug. 18 at Mission Playground has drawn the public's attention to who gets priority in city parks - children or those who can pay to play - and brought out a couple hundred people to the steps of City Hall this m...
  • World Series schedule 2014: SF Giants vs Kansas City Royals, TV channel, radio
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:29:02 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants beat the Saint Louis Cardinals tonight by a score of 6-3, and a lot of San Franciscans are looking forward to the Giants return to the World Series. The World Series schedule is as follows: Game 1 - Tue, Oct 21 Giants @ Royals 5:07 PM Game 2 - Wed, Oct 22 Giants @ Royals 5:07 PM Game 3 - Fri, Oct 24 Royals @ Giants TBD Game 4 - Sat, Oct 25 Royals @ Giants The Fox network is broadcasting the 2014 World Series....
  • Trending Now: Texas Rangers will hire Pira...
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 01:36:55 GMT
    Ken Rosenthal: The Texas Rangers will hire Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager. Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin missed his 2nd straight practice because of a concussion....
  • Trending Now: Texas Rangers will hire Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their...
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:32:56 GMT
    Ken Rosenthal: The Texas Rangers will hire Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager. Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin missed his 2nd straight practice because of a concussion....
  • Baer's seats - Giant perk for famous facesvisit|article-5820428|News-nav-hcat|3
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:31:18 GMT
    Comedians Robin Williams and Billy Crystal pose with Giants mascot Lou Seal at a Giants game on June 22, 2007. Peter Magowan , then-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and then-Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer watch a game in May 2007 with Giants exec Larry Baer....
  • OP-ED Vote "Yes" on Proposition H; "No" on I
    published on Sat, 11 Oct 2014 02:45:31 GMT
    Next month's election pits a grassroots initiative that would protect Golden Gate Park against a San Francisco Recreation and Park Department power grab. Park and Rec wants to demolish the natural grass fields at the Beach Chalet soccer fields in western Golden Gate Park to make way for a seven-acre artificial turf soccer field containing toxic tire waste and 150,000 watts of stadium lighting on 60-foot-tall poles....
  • DropBox drops money for Mission soccer field, kicks out neighborhood kids
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 22:59:00 GMT
    Mission neighborhood tension has never been higher. The tech fueled boom has predominantly white and Asian newcomers butting heads with Latino neighbors who are long-time residents....
  • NY Times Accuses SF of "Black Magic"
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:10:52 GMT
    According to The New York Times the Giants are colluding with the devil. In an article about last Tuesday's game, sports writer Michael Powell calls the Giant's defeat of the Nationals a "black magic act" and like something out of The Twilight Zone....
  • 7 teams vie as Volvo Ocean Race begins a 9-month ordeal...
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:31:35 GMT
    Some sports competitions are sprints, some are marathons. Then there's the Volvo Ocean Race, which makes marathons look like sprints....
  • Orange Is The New Purple City Hall
    published on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 03:16:48 GMT
    San Francisco City Hall was illuminated with purple gels for the entire month of October last year as a salute to Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an issue that Mayor Ed Lee and DA George Gascon have wrapped around themselves in a cape of moral superiority. The only problem is that under Gascon, prosecutions of domestic violence lag far behind every other law enforcement agencies in the Bay Area ....
  • Can America Root for a Town That Can't Root for Its Team?
    published on Mon, 06 Oct 2014 01:57:54 GMT
    There is little in baseball more potentially thrilling than the idea of an intra-city battle in the World Series. They are incredibly rare events....
  • I'm Conservative in the Most Liberal City
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:37:02 GMT
    These were a few of the things my well-meaning family and friends in Texas had to say about our move to San Francisco in 2011. John, my then boyfriend, was offered a job at his best friend's startup....