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  1. Our SF: The Manhattanization of the city in two aerial photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    I knew from digging through the Chronicle archives and reading John King that 1961 to 1972 was the flashpoint of the "Manhattanization" of San Francisco. But I didn't really process how much the city grew until I stumbled into these two photos, filed in different parts of the archive, showing an aerial view of downtown San Francisco from the exact same angle in 1959 and 1979.

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  2. Panama-Pacific Expo centennial: Diverse dances to dazzleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    Among other things on view in the Swedish Pavilion at San Francisco's fabled 1915 Panama- Pacific International Exposition were 16 traditional Swedish dolls - 3A1 2 feet tall - exquisitely costumed in the traditional garb worn by dancers from the various regions of the Scandinavian kingdom. After the exposition, Phoebe Hearst bought the big dolls and years later gave them to the UC Berkeley museum that bears her name.

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  3. Ex-techies have high hopes for investing in the cannabis fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | SFGate

    Seibo Shen made a lot of money in tech - he was an early employee at four startups that were acquired or went public. But for his latest venture, he didn't just want to "add another zero to my bank account."

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  4. Is there a correlation between wealth and behavior?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | SFGate

    San Francisco is certainly getting wealthier by many measures. The city's median home price has soared to $1.13 million, there are 38,000 households earning more than $200,000 annually, and we have 5,460 "super-rich" individuals , up from 4,230 just three years ago.

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  5. S.F. police commander shipped to Siberia of city departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Usually, when a longtime city worker is transferred to a post at the airport, it means they did something wrong and will never be heard from again. Police Chief Greg Suhr said that is absolutely not the case with Cmdr.

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  6. 49ers repeat as NFL championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | SFGate

    Here's a look at the past. Items have been culled from The Chronicle's archives of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago.

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  7. City comparisons prompt waves of snarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | SFGate

    Surely there are folks in Des Moines who believe it's the most wonderful place on earth. As W.P Kinsella wrote in "Shoeless Joe," which you might know as the movie "Field of Dreams": "Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa."

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  8. Director Alan Ashworth seeks to raise UCSF cancer center profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | SFGate

    As Alan Ashworth settled in this month as the new director of the UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the British scientist's top priorities was to set up some lab space in the Mission Bay campus where he could conduct research. It's not like he's anticipating having much spare time to spend there, given the demands of his new position.

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  9. How have young people in SF changed since 1980?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | SFGate

    It feels like things are changing dramatically in San Francisco right now, but it's interesting to bring in historical statistics to show if, and how much, things really are altering. The U.S. Census released a series of fascinating charts comparing various statistics relating to the lives of 18-34 year olds in San Francisco.

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  10. S.F. bill seeks to ensure a third of new housing is affordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | SFGate

    San Francisco will monitor how much new housing development will be market rate and how much is in reach of low-income residents - and aim to make one-third of new construction affordable - under legislation introduced by Supervisor Jane Kim Tuesday. The proposal is the compromise outcome of a bitter debate last summer between Kim and affordable-housing advocates on one side and market-rate developers and Mayor Ed Lee on the other.

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  11. Kim rolls out legislation to monitor affordable, market-rate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | SFGate

    San Francisco will monitor how much new housing development will be market rate and how much is in reach of low-income residents - and aim to make one-third of new construction affordable - under legislation introduced by Supervisor Jane Kim Tuesday. The proposal is the compromise outcome of a bitter debate last summer between Kim and affordable housing advocates on one side and market-rate developers and Mayor Ed Lee on the other.

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  12. Drug developed out of microbiome studies advances in phase I trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | SFGate

    The 100 trillion bacteria on the human body, known as the microbiome, have long been a mystery, but scientists may be on the brink of understanding how to harness them to improve health. Second Genome of South San Francisco said Monday that its first experimental drug is advancing in a phase I clinical trial for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.

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  13. Ron Conway donates $40 million to new UCSF outpatient centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | SFGate

    Ron Conway greets students who will be part of the Future Graduates Tech Summer Internship Program. A Sunday profile on Silicon Valley investor, Ron Conway, in San Francisco, Ca., on Wednesday June 20, 2012.

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  14. There's now a clubhouse for Uber, Lyft, Sidecar driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | SFGate

    Lyft drivers Mimi Terry and Rocco Rios chat at Groove, a clubhouse for cabbies and on-demand drivers that opened recently at SoMa StrEat Food Park. Emmanuel "Manny" Bamfo readies coffee for Lyft and Uber drivers at Groove, The Original Driver Clubhouse, in San Francisco, Calif.

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  15. Biotech company taps former S.F. Mayor Willie BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | SFGate

    Global Blood Therapeutics of South San Francisco, which develops small-molecule therapies for severe blood disorders, has a drug in the works for sickle cell disease, which affects about 70,000 to 100,000 people in the United States, and disproportionately affects African Americans. The a rare and inherited blood disorder occurs in about 1 out of 500 African American births.

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  16. Young man killed near Candlestick Park in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | SFGate

    Few details of the case have been released. The man, who was not immediately identified, was taken at some time Wednesday to Kaiser Permanente 's South San Francisco Medical Center , police said, though it wasn't clear how he was transported.

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  17. Golden Gate Bridge to close down over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    The movable barriers weighing 1,500 pounds each are stacked and ready for installation as seen on Wednesday Jan. 7, 2015, in San Francisco, Calif., as preparations are made for the installation of the entire zipper barrier system on the Golden Gate Bridge this coming weekend. The mechanism that transfers the movable barrier is seen on the undercarriage of the "Road Zipper" vehicle at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Calif.

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  18. Show's fans come to Castro Theatre 'Looking' for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SFGate

    Cast members Bartlett and Franzese arrive at the gala premiere of season two of "Looking," now a fan magnet. The lineup: RaAol Castillo , Murray Bartlett , Frankie J. Alvarez , Lauren Weedman , Jonathan Groff , Daniel Franzese .

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  19. Developers with big plans descend on S.F.'s fanciful CoronaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | SFGate

    Duke Dahlin, resident of Corona Heights, stands in the front yard of his home along Ord Court on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. Two modest older homes on States Street in Corona Heights are surrounded by open space.

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  20. 'Airbnb for bikes' wants cyclists to rent out their ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | SFGate

    Nikhil Balaraman says he's been able to recover the cost of his 2011 Raleigh Port Townsend bike by renting it out several times. With bike riding booming almost as much as the sharing economy, it's no wonder someone decided to merge the two.

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