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Women's March 2018: San Francisco street closures, route, and time – Curbed SF

January 18, 2018 10:47:37 am | 0 Comments

After the success of the 2017 Women’s March—prompted by the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the effort saw millions of people gathering to support women’s rights—organizers have announced a series of anniversary events set to take place on Saturday, January 20. And one of those events will be right here in San Francisco. An estimated…

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How adversity helped launch Native Sons BBQ in San Francisco – San Francisco Chronicle

January 18, 2018 10:37:14 am | 0 Comments

What would you do if all of a sudden one day you were diagnosed with a life-changing disease that put your future into question? For one man, the answer was simply one word: barbecue. Back in 2010, San Francisco-born-and-raised Marvin Lau was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC), a rare type of cancer that affects the…

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Buses carrying tech workers targeted outside San Francisco – ABC News

January 18, 2018 10:33:05 am | 0 Comments

Six shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees were deliberately targeted by vandals who broke the windows with unknown objects while traveling on a highway south of San Francisco, authorities said Thursday. Four Apple charter buses and one Google bus were attacked Tuesday during the morning and evening commutes along a 16-mile stretch of Highway…

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SF Planning To Consider Proposed Mixed-Use Development At Market And Duboce – Hoodline

January 18, 2018 10:16:00 am | 0 Comments

Developers of a proposed eight-story, mixed-use building at the intersection of Market and Duboce streets are seeking approval today for plans to utilize the state’s density bonus by including on-site affordable housing units. The project at 1965 Market St., as proposed by Keller Grover Properties, LLC, would utilize the California State Density Bonus Law to…

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Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder In Napa Shooting Spree – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

January 18, 2018 9:11:49 am | 0 Comments

NAPA (CBS SF) — A 28-year-old Napa man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder in a shooting spree that shocked residents of the wine county community. Authorities said Nicholas Angelo Zazzarino was being held in Napa County Jail without bail on the two counts of attempted murder and two counts of assault…

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Amazon snubs Silicon Valley, San Francisco for HQ2 – Curbed SF

January 18, 2018 8:24:00 am | 0 Comments

Amazon announced Thursday morning that it has selected 20 cities as potential sites for its planned new headquarters, and the commerce giant has snubbed Silicon Valley, rejecting bids by San Francisco and more than a half dozen nearby municipalities. San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond, Concord, Fremont, Pittsburg, Union City, San Jose, and Vallejo all made eyes…

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Nightlife and comedy listings – San Francisco Chronicle

January 18, 2018 8:01:22 am | 0 Comments

Atlas Cafe Fri.: Bill Petitti Quartet. 8 p.m. Free. 3049 20th St., S.F. (415) 648-1047. Bazaar Café Tues.: Howard Simon, Johnny Blair. 7 p.m. Thurs.: Open Mic. 7 p.m. Fri.: Matt Jaffe, Patrick O’Malley, Leigh Gregory. 7 p.m. Sat.: Rob Jamner. 7 p.m. 5927 California St., S.F. (415) 831-5620. Bill Graham Civic Auditorium…

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BART Gets Green Light To Use New Passenger Cars – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

January 18, 2018 7:37:22 am | 0 Comments

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — After several delays, BART officials were been given the green light late Wednesday night by the state Public Utilities Commission to put 10 new passengers cars into service. In a letter to BART General Manager Grace Crunican, Director of the PUC’s Safety and Enforcement Division Elizaveta Malashenko offered her “congratulations on…

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Bay Area Shut Out In Quest For New Amazon Headquarters – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

January 18, 2018 6:57:01 am | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — After reviewing some 238 proposals, Amazon announced Thursday the cities that have made its first cut for the location of its new second headquarters. Noticeably absent was the Bay Area. The cities of San Francisco, Oakland, Fremont, Concord and Richmond had submitted a joint 150-page proposal last year featuring a…

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Former Cal Star Files Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against University – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

January 18, 2018 6:17:00 am | 0 Comments

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — Former Cal women’s basketball star Layshia Clarendon has filed a lawsuit against the university alleging she was sexually assaulted by an athletic department employee nearly 10 years ago. Clarendon, who now plays for the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, filed the civil lawsuit against the UC Regents and Assistant Director Of Student Services…

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