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‘Facebook Thinks I’m A Terrorist’ Because Of Unfortunate Name

One woman discovered her Facebook page was deactivated after the social media giant froze her account, mistaking her for a terrorist, all because of her name. Isis Anchalee is far from a terrorist. She lives in San Francisco and works as an engineer. As Facebook joins the fight against ISIS and terrorism sources, Isis became […]

Giants and Brandon Crawford Agree to $75M, 6-Year Deal

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Fresh off his Gold Glove award last week, San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford agreed to a $75 million, six-year contract Tuesday that takes him through the 2021 season.

Sephora Is Launching a New Concept Store and Now Your Day Is Amazing

Sephora, beauty giant, home away from home for all makeup lovers, and probable site of your last mascara purchase, has some big news: The company is set to open a new concept store on Nov. 20 in San Francisco that could end up coming to a strip mall near you. Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Giants Sign Brandon Crawford for Six Years

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Fresh off his Gold Glove last week, San Francisco shortstop Brandon Crawford signed a six-year, $75 million contract that will take him through the 2021 season.

Brandon Crawford's Big-Money Extension a Win-Win for Him, Giants

In the span of eight days, Brandon Crawford became the most decorated San Francisco Giants shortstop in franchise history, and he also became its richest. Already holding two World Series rings in his pocket, the 28-year-old Crawford...Show More Summary

Brandon Crawford, Giants Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

The San Francisco Giants locked up Brandon Crawford for the long term Tuesday, announcing they signed the 28-year-old shortstop to a six-year deal. According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the contract is worth $75 million and includes a full no-trade clause. Crawford is coming off a career year in 2015. Show More Summary

George Genovese, 'greatest scout of all time,' dies at 93

George Genovese, the legendary scout who signed generations of San Francisco Giants stars, died Sunday. He was 93. Genovese died at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank, not long after a visit from former major league catcher Mike Lieberthal, said Dan Taylor, the co-author of Genovese's autobiography....

Fresh off Bay Area victory, tech giant Airbnb may set sights on L.A.

In San Francisco's bruising fight to put new limits on vacation rental business Airbnb, few players were more important than the hotel workers union. Unite Here Local 2, working with housing activists and community groups, helped draft the package of restrictions known as Proposition F. Hospitality...

San Francisco Giants ordered to cut back on water use

The San Francisco Giants did not use any Champagne this September, but they used plenty of water. They exceeded their water allotment that month by 70% -- not at AT&T Park, but at a team-run park across from McCovey Cove. The Giants were ordered to cut water use there, according to utility records...

Nori Aoki, Marlon Byrd Options Declined by Giants: Latest Details and Reaction

The MLB offseason is less than a week old, and the San Francisco Giants already made some news. Andrew Baggarly of the Bay Area News Group noted the 2014 World Series champions declined the options on the contracts of outfielders Marlon Byrd and Nori Aoki. Show More Summary

Google Pours Money Into The Fight Against Racial Injustice

Google is giving $2.35 million in grants to organizations fighting for racial justice in its backyard., the technology giant's philanthropic branch, announced on Tuesday donations to three groups in the San Francisco Bay Area:...Show More Summary

DC Sports Bog: F.P. Santangelo says Dusty Baker is everything Matt Williams is not

Nationals color analyst F.P. Santangelo played one season for Dusty Baker as a member of the 1999 San Francisco Giants. Based partly on that experience, Santangelo suggested that Baker’s hiring represents a complete 180 from what the Nationals had in former manager Matt Williams.Read full article >>

Former A's ace Barry Zito parts with Pasadena cottage for $1.495 million

Professional baseball player Barry Zito, who announced his retirement in October after 14 seasons with the Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants, has sold a home in Southwest Pasadena for $1.495 million. The traditional-style cottage on a corner lot was built in 1951 and has been freshened with...

San Francisco Giants Order 25 Pizzas for Kansas City Royals

Nothing warms the heart quite like good sportsmanship—or good pizza. The San Francisco Giants brought the two together on Monday, ordering 25 pizzas from a Kansas City pizzeria for the newly crowned world champions, the Kansas City Royals. Show More Summary

The San Francisco Giants bought 25 pizzas for the Kansas City Royals' staff

The Kansas City Royals are preparing to throw a giant victory parade in celebration of the team’s World Series victory this past (...)

Dusty Baker Hiring Puts Nationals On Line for World Series

Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker (12) and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy meet at the start of Game 3 of the National League division baseball series, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Keating) The National League East was already going to be fascinating in 2016 with the revived [...]

How Urban Renewal Gets You Giant Sea Hares

Why masses of giant ocean mollusks invading your city’s rest & relaxation zone is actually a good thing   At the heart of downtown Oakland, San Francisco’s stereotypically grittier and unpolished sister city across the San Francisco Bay, lies an urban lake that is experiencing a remarkable rebirth. Lake Merritt isn’t so much a lake […]

This Time Around, Royals Catcher Salvador Perez Goes Out as the M.V.P.

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

After making the last out in a 2014 World Series loss to the San Francisco Giants, Perez was redeemed in 2015.

San Francisco Giants order pizza for the Kansas City Royals’ front office after World Series victory

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Maybe they were going for good karma. Maybe they were sending a reminder of what went down in last year’s World Series. Maybe they were just bored. Whatever their motivation, you have to tip your hat to the San Francisco Giants for what must rank among the classiest moves in the sports world today. Some very […]

Dodgers could learn from San Francisco Giants' Mission Rock proposal

The Dodgers had the highest payroll in baseball. You might have heard that, say, 300 million times this season. The team with the second-highest payroll in the National League? Buster Posey, the San Francisco Giants' star catcher, was stumped. He paused a few seconds, then took a guess. "Would...

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