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1 hr ago | StreetsBlog.org
San Franciscans may take it for granted, but to most Americans, the volume of bike traffic on Market Street resembles a Critical Mass ride more than a weekday rush hour. SF's main thoroughfare regularly sees more than 3,000 people ride by the bike counter on weekdays at Market and Eighth Streets - and that's just in one direction.
5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
We met with a bunch of investors and entrepreneurs over the past few weeks and grabbed their phones. Here's what's on them: Gametime: We first saw this on an investor's phone who was looking into a funding deal.
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Part of living in San Francisco is figuring out how to navigate it. For many, that translates to two wheels.
11 hrs ago | KRON 4
South San Francisco police are seeking five suspects who tried to burglarize a home by shattering its rear sliding glass door on Monday morning. Three suspects smashed the rear glass door but were scared off by the homeowner.
15 hrs ago | SF Appeal
A two-and-a-half month racketeering trial in which two alleged gang members are accused of a triple murder in South San Francisco in 2010 began winding up as prosecutors started on closing arguments in federal court in San Francisco today. Victor Flores, 22, of Petaluma, and Benjamin Campos-Gonzalez, 23, of San Mateo, each face three counts of murder in aid of racketeering and four counts of attempted murder in a gunfire attack on a group of young men at a South San Francisco street corner on Dec. 22, 2010.
16 hrs ago | SFGate
Supervisor London Breed will announce Tuesday that she has lost confidence in the leadership of the San Francisco Fire Department , saying its inability to get ambulances to medical emergencies quickly is putting public safety at risk. She also wants a change to city law that would require minimum standards for emergency medical services.
A major groundwater supply project carried out by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission that will provide a water "savings account" to protect against future drought and earthquakes in the Bay Area has now completed environmental review and is moving forward to construction later this year. Once completed in 2018, this project will provide 7.2 million gallons of water per day through 16 new recovery wells, stations, pumps, and pipelines constructed in the Peninsula to benefit the 2.6 million people in the region who rely on the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System .
A crowdfunding page has been set up and a fundraiser is planned at Pipes Cafe, where Tara Marquez-Tortarolo has been manager for 9 years. Visitors can now pick up a "virtual queue" ticket, similar to a ride Fastpass, at no cost to meet the heroines from smash movie "Frozen."
Thanks to the Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones Act, San Franciscans are about to be paid to grow crops on their land. Through the law, which the Board of Supervisors has cleared through an ordinance, so-called urban farmers will save thousands in property taxes if their gardens stay put for at least five years.
After threats of lawsuits, frantic backdoor dealmaking and a very harried week for the Board of Supervisors, a deal was finally reached yesterday on a dispute over taxes in the area around the new Transbay Terminal and the Salesforce Tower. The initial dispute started over the amount of taxes devlelopers around the new Transbay Terminal were required to pay for the project.
The race for a seat on the South San Francisco Unified School District Board of Trustees has dwindled down to seven, with one candidate stepping aside to try to ensure a Latina lands on the board. "I believe strongly that a Latina should be on the board and I am concerned that two Latina candidates would split the vote," she wrote in an email.
Police are investigating a sexual assault last weekend in South San Francisco, where a woman reported a man groped her. Police said the 24-year-old victim was in the 300 block of Grand Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Sunday when a man approached her from behind, wrapped his arms around her and groped both of her breasts.
The California Milk Processor Board got beef with Bridge Brands Chocolate for unlawfully using its "got milk?" license and sub-licensing it to a third party The California Milk Processor Board has accused confectioner Bridge Brands Chocolate of unlawfully using and sub-licensing its "Got Milk?" slogan to Melville Chocolate and is seeking remedies in a US district court. In a complaint lodged with the district court of the Eastern district of California, the California Milk Processor Board said that Bridge Brands was unlawfully using the trademarked slogan "got milk?" for chocolate products and accused Bridge of sub-licensing the mark.
The November election pits a grassroots initiative protecting Golden Gate Park against a SF Recreation and Park Department park power grab. The Rec.
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