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San Francisco 49ers: Examining the potential cost of trading for Kirk Cousins

The situation surrounding Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins has easily been the most polarizing of the off-season. Cousins has spent the last two seasons convincing the league that he is a franchise quarterback. Just about everyone believes that except for the Redskins, who will not agree to terms with him on a long-term deal. Show More Summary

Man Who Accidentally Stole Falcons’ Super Bowl Game Plan: ‘Bill Belichick Didn’t Pay Me Off’

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

During media night, San Francisco Examiner columnist Art Spander accidentally took the backpack of Atlanta Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan that contained his game-plan and promptly walked away. He had no clue what chaos he had just caused. “You know how you land at the luggage area and they say, ‘If any bags look the same?’ That’s what happened,” Spander […]

David M. Cole, who ushered newspapers into the digital age, dies

David M. Cole, a Bay Area newspaper industry consultant who had a major role in the development of electronic journalism, died Jan. 17 of cancer. In 1981, when he was systems editor of San Francisco Examiner in charge of newsroom technology, Mr. Show More Summary

The Battle Against the Term FRISCO has Been Lost, Officially – But Continue to Rage Against SAN FRAN, If You Want

TweetGet the update here from Joe Fitz Rodriguez of the San Francisco Examiner. And that leads us to this: Official FRISCO Day is May 5th this year. Your ‘rents called it Frisco (see below) and your kids are openly doing so as well. What I’m saying is that Charlie is inside the perimeter, the battle is […]

Sale fails are up all over the country, San Francisco included

On Jan 11, a new Trulia study examined the shadowy aspect of real estate sometimes called a “sale-fail,” when for-sale homes that fail to sell initially are placed placed back on the market later. Trulia’s main focus: those listings that return again to market after being listed as “pending” or “active contingent.” The study pulls national data from

Say No to a 2017 SF Special Election

If media reports and City Hall scuttlebutt are true, some San Francisco progressives are considering collecting signatures for a November 2017 special election. As stated in the SF Examiner, the election would force newly appointed D8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy to Read More » The post Say No to a 2017 SF Special Election appeared first on Beyond Chron.

SF Public Library revives plan to install microchips in books

Topic: Libraries But a spokesperson for the ACLU Northern California said in a statement to the San Francisco Examiner on Monday that the organization continues to oppose the technology and urged The City to reject the effort. “RFID has profound implications for civil liberties in San Francisco, including for immigrants’ rights. Show More Summary

Supercomputer simulations confirm observations of 2015 India/Pakistan heat waves

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) A paper released Dec.15 during the American Geophysical Union fall meeting in San Francisco points to new evidence of human influence on extreme weather events. After examining observational...Show More Summary

Video Captures Uber Self-Driving Car Running Red Light in San Francisco

Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, reporting for the San Francisco Examiner: The cab pulls up to a red light on Third Street in South of Market, by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. A pack of cars flies through a yellow light, and one even...Show More Summary

Video shows a self-driving Uber running a red light on the day of its launch in San Francisco

A cab driver in San Francisco appears to have caught a self-driving Uber on film running a red light on the first day that the autonomous cars are shuttling passengers around town. As the San Francisco Examiner first reported, the video shows going through on yellow as the cab stops and the light turns red. Show More Summary

AAdvantage EQM-EQD JFK/LAX to Singapore Cathay Pacific, Qatar, Finnair Premium Economy and Business

This article examines AAdvantage EQM and EQD earned on Oneworld Alliance airline partners Cathay Pacific, Finnair and Qatar Airways in Premium economy and Business Class for New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. There are $1,500 to...Show More Summary

San Francisco student who died in Oakland fire was teen son of sheriff’s deputy

The 17-year-old San Francisco student killed in a catastrophic fire at an electronic music show in Oakland was the son of a deputy for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office — the agency in charge of recovering and examining bodies from...Show More Summary

Days before Fidel Castro's death, Colin Kaepernick praised the dictator as part of his anthem protest

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Hours before the death of Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro, the Miami Herald ran a piece that examined Castro's influence on San Francisco 49er's quarterback Colin Kaepernick. In August 2016, Kaepernick wore a Fidel Castro shirt while explaining his decision to sit out performances of the national anthem. Show More Summary

Voters In Wyoming Have 3.6 Times The Voting Power That I Have. It's Time To End The Electoral College.

On Election Day in 1996, I wrote a guest editorial in the San Francisco Examiner, warning that the Electoral College system of electing presidents could cost Bill Clinton his re-election as president even if he won the popular vote. I was laughed at. Show More Summary

Zuckerburg: San Francisco Area Home Sales Plummet 12% YoY, Largest Quarterly Decline In Homeownership Since 2005

home sales in the San Francisco Bay Area have plummeted The post Zuckerburg: San Francisco Area Home Sales Plummet 12% YoY, Largest Quarterly Decline In Homeownership Since 2005 was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

Autopsy reveals SFPD officers shot homeless man six times in April

The autopsy of a 45-year-old homeless man killed in April by San Francisco police officers on a Mission District street found he was struck by six gunshots, including one to the head. The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s office report...Show More Summary

Golden Gate Bridge “Epic” Traffic Woes Not Likely to Improve

San Francisco Examiner reports, “Despite recent efforts like the installation of a movable median barrier, the Golden Gate Bridge’s epic traffic problems may never improve. That’s the conclusion of Kary Witt, deputy general manager of...Show More Summary

Federal prosecutors examine Wells Fargo over sales practices

U.S. Attorneys in New York and San Francisco are in early stages of investigation        

San Francisco duels: Even here, it was once 'OK' to shoot somebody else

A co-worker of mine was at Fort Mason when he noticed a plaque on a house. Upon close examination, it was a commemoration of a duel that took place between two U.S. Senators in 1859. Carl Nolte, of the San Francisco Chronicle, wrote of that event in 2009, on the 150th anniversary. Show More Summary

Iconic Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza May Give Way to Gantry

San Francisco Examiner reports, “Drivers are crashing into the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza more than ever before” in an article about the bridge district’s consideration of a plan to replace the toll plaza structure with a gantry that will support its upgraded electronic tolling hardware. Show More Summary

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