Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman will visit the San Francisco 49ers on a free-agent visit Friday, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Edelman, who enters his sixth NFL season in 2014, is from Redwood City, Calif. This is...Show More Summary
SFGate: The U.S. Supreme Court refused Wednesday to halt Sunnyvale’s enforcement of a voter-approved ban on high-capacity gun magazines. The order signaled that San Francisco will also be allowed to enforce a virtually identical ordinance during court challenges. Show More Summary
A massive six-alarm fire completely destroyed a building that was under construction in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood on Tuesday. The building, owned by BRE Properties, was on fire for hours before firefighters could contain it. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, a commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general said in a report released Thursday that concludes there is no medical reason for the decades-old ban and calls on President Barack Obama to lift it.
Mark Fiore is a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and animator whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Examiner, and dozens of other publications. He is an active member of the American Association of Editorial Cartoonists, and has a website featuring his work.
The San Francisco 49ers may turn to their greatest rival to address one of their few needs. Seattle free-agent cornerback Walter Thurmond tweeted Thursday that he is headed to San Francisco for a visit. He visited Jacksonville on Thursday. Thurmond is a versatile player who can play inside and outside. Show More Summary
San Francisco's storied Fifth Floor restaurant, which shuttered in January after announcing plans to switch to a cocktail concept, has revealed its new incarnation. Inside Scoop SF reports the space is being remodeled into the more-casual Dirty Habit, with an...
Photo courtesy of AFT 2121 Student protesters were pepper sprayed, hit with batons, tackled, and arrested today at the City College of San Francisco’s main campus. The students were protesting the presence of Special Trustee Robert Agrella,...Show More Summary
Another study has confirmed what we already know: San Francisco is the second most unequal county in the country. Figures from the Brooking Institute and now Trulia confirm that the distance between the top 10% and the bottom 10% of...
The five-alarm fire that destroyed a San Francisco apartment building this week put the city's municipal water supply to the test: When water pressure began to dwindle, firefighters tapped an emergency system that was built below the city—all the way back in 1913. Read more...
San Francisco artist Vicky Knoop created a creepy birthday cake for her boyfriend based on a gruesome split-face from John Carpenter‘s 1984 sci-fi horror film The Thing. You can view a step-by-step tutorial on how Vicky brought this delicious beast to life on her Left Musing blog. Initially I wanted to do the cryogenically frozen [...]
Exciting news! Nintendo are featuring Cubemen 2 for Wii U on their booth at next week’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Cubemen 2 for Wii U, published by Nnooo and developed by 3 Sprockets, is being featured as part of a...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government's electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he'd personally called President Barack Obama to voice his displeasure.
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Last month, more than 175,000 jobs were added, with the national unemployment rate at 6.7 percent. San Francisco, for instance, has seen its unemployment rate decrease by nearly 50 percent. But for the 3.8 million Americans who remain...Show More Summary
As the Optical Fiber Conference unfolds this week in San Francisco, about which I wrote a bit in a previous post, the CEO of one of the participating companies, JDS Uniphase‘s (JDSU) Tom Waechter, was kind enough to stop by Barron’s offices this afternoon for a brief chat. Optical is seeing encouraging activity in both the “datacom” [...]
The Street today was weighing in on things discovered at the Optical Fiber Conference trade showing going on in San Francisco. The show is split into two markets, typically, the “datacom” market, for products going into corporate environments, and the telecom market for networks being built by service providers for their commercial service offerings. Both markets [...]
Ocean Beach is spectacularly beautiful, but it doesn't take an urban planning expert to notice that it lacks amenities. That could change if the San Francisco Skateboarding Association has its way. The group helped make the uber-successful Balboa Skate...
The book publishing industry, a notorious slouch when it comes to emerging trends on the internet, is not going to let this Tumblr thing come and go without earning a buck or two. Chronicle Books, based in San Francisco, has announced on — where else? — Tumblr that it is accepting submissions for its Great Tumblr Book Search. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will allow more marketers to run video advertisements on its website, provided the world's No.1 social network deem them to be of high-enough quality.