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  • Editorial: The Super Bowl Is Making San Franciscans Feel Like Strangers in Their Own Town
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:27:50 GMT
    San Franciscans are quickly discovering that the worst part about hosting a Super Bowl isn't the prevalence of $8 crap beer, the Rambo-style security, the hokey corporate booths, the garish black-and-gold bunting detracting from our terracotta-and-stucco facades, or even the giant football made out of Bud Light cans. The worst part is being forced, as a city, to don the alien exurban drag of mediocrity - and, while we're at it, pay for the privilege ....
  • Super Bowl 50a s financial winners and losers
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:24:23 GMT
    With the influx of visitors to the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, San Franciscans may think that all the big game is bringing to their backyard is more traffic. The question, though, is will the increased traffic and visitors drive a positive economic impact for the city? One recent study conducted by Rockport Analytics suggests that the San Francisco Bay Area stands to earn close to a $350 million economic impact from hosting the big game....
  • I'm the same as you - I just don't have a roof
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 03:34:45 GMT
    Side by side / chair frames and baby toys, / jackets, toothbrushes coffee cans and pillows / wrapped up in paper made of memories a "These businesses around here have called the police on me 15 times just today - for just being here, in my tent. I don't do drugs, I'm not panhandling, I am not bothering anyone....
  • This Hi-Res Panorama Is the Most Insane Pic of San Francisco Ever, Trust Us
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:25:58 GMT
    To achieve a high-resolution fully panoramic image of San Francisco, South Africa-based FanCam snapped 5,000 overlapping images of the city from atop Coit Tower, and then pieced them together in a feat of technological wizardry. San Franciscans never tire of looking at pretty pictures of San Francisco-we're pretty vain that way ....
  • Media spotlight will be intense as ever at Super Bowl 50
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:01:26 GMT
    The return to California, specifically the San Francisco Bay Area, will allow regular attendees of the Super Bowl to experience fresh sights and attractions; yielding a level of direct spend which, when combined with relative destination costs, should continue the upward trend that started following Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis in 2012. Levi's Stadium, which is located 38 miles out San Francisco, opened in July 2014 is considered the most green and technologically advance pro stadium in the c...
  • Fans show off touchdown skills at Super Bowl City
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:54:41 GMT
    Football fans get a chance to throw, catch and make touchdowns as part of Breakaway, an interactive game located in Super Bowl City, San Francisco. INTO THIS SUPER BOWL CITY....
  • Panthers head coach is Seaside High School graduate
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 03:04:06 GMT
    DENNIS: SUPER BOWL 50 ACTIVTIES ALL OVER THE BAY AREA THIS WEEK. SUPER BOWL CITY IS IN DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO, MEDIA NIGHT WAS SUPER BOWL GAME IS IN SANTA CLARA AND THAT'S WHERE WE ARE GOING RIGHT NOW....
  • San Francisco Spirit Alive and Kicking In Super Bowl Anagrams
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Sometimes you read so many stories about San Francisco losing its soul - its irreverent, much-celebrated, anti-establishment spirit - that it's hard not to believe them. Ever since Super Bowl 50 organizers installed 10 heavy, graffiti-resistant statues around the city last week, Super Bowl critics have shown an impressive amount of resourcefulness when it comes to defacing them....
  • Retracing San Francisco's Super roots
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:26:59 GMT
    OK, it is known as a city, even THE City on the West Coast. But S.F. is only 49 square miles and if you go farther than seven miles in a straight line you will be in the ocean, the bay or Daly City....
  • NFL Wife Nicole Jennings Kicks Off Super Bowl Weekend With The Posh Shopping Soiree
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:55:37 GMT
    One Posh Closet , the luxury resale boutique featuring new and gently worn designer items, is kicking off Super Bowl 50 weekend with The Posh Shopping Soiree -- a high-end shopping event with a portion of proceeds benefiting the National Psoriasis Foundation . The event will take place at the Mission Bay Conference Center on Friday, February 5 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Celebrities, influencers and NFL players will be in attendance including Greg Jennings of the Miami Dolphins and Desmond Bishop of t...
  • Dolores Park reopens with cheers and candles
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 01:56:10 GMT
    With the theme of "Light up Dolores," San Franciscans welcomed the opening of 13.7-acre Mission Dolores Park with a grand reopening party Wednesday night after a nearly two-year, $20.5 million renovation. With the chain link fences taken down, the southern portion of Dolores Park displayed lush new turf, new restrooms, elevated paved pathways, and an additional overlook from the southwest corner of the coveted gathering space, among other updates....
  • High school sports highlight reel: Top performances from last week
    published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:37:25 GMT
    Sukhraj Bains, Evergreen Valley basketball: The senior center had 26 points and 12 rebounds in a 68-57 win over Del Mar and 18 points and 17 rebounds in a 59-48 win over Pioneer. Brittney Cedeno, South San Francisco basketball: The sophomore guard scored 26 points in a 67-56 win over El Camino....
  • Eric Clapton's 1932 Ford coupe from Roy Brizio Street Rods debuts...
    published on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:25:13 GMT
    It's almost time for the 2016 Grand National Roadster Show to begin and builders around the country are on an 11th hour blitz to finish. Of course, finishing up a hot rod for any show generally involves a modicum of late nights; throw in a ridiculous number of back to back hours, supported by little sleep and lots of coffee and pizza all before the show doors open....
  • Girls basketball: Campolindo defeats South San Francisco
    published on Sun, 24 Jan 2016 03:49:19 GMT
    Haley Van Dyke's near-20-20 night and Ashley Thoms' trio of 3-pointers proved plenty of cushion for the Campolindo girls basketball team in a 65-49 win over South San Francisco in the Lamorinda Classic at Bentley Upper School. Van Dyke finished with 18 points and 19 rebounds while Thoms had 15 points for the Cougars , who were fresh off a come-from-behind league victory over Acalanes on Friday....
  • Recognizing and Preserving San Francisco's African American History
    published on Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:49:07 GMT
    Recognizing that San Francisco "has historically given short shrift to communities of color," the City's Planning Department is putting the finishing touches on a Historic Context Statement "to assist City staff and commissioners, property owners, business owners, residents and other stakeholders gain a better understanding of the development and evolution of San Francisco's African American communities." "Though African Americans did not comprise a sizable percentage of the City's population un...
  • @ CES 2016: Profusa Unveils Long-Term Implanatable Biosensor
    published on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:32:21 GMT
    Last week at CES, South San Francisco based Profusa showed off an upcoming injectable sensor that can be used to continuously monitor oxygen levels in tissue. Measuring only five millimeters long and a tiny 250 microns in diameter, the biosensor can be injected into tissue with just a hypodermic needle....
  • Tom Mattusch to lead Harbor District: Virginia Chang Kiraly named vice president
    published on Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:32:41 GMT
    Tom Mattusch was appointed to the presidency of the San Mateo County Harbor District Commission Wednesday night on a unanimous vote. He will continue to lead the district after being appointed to the position in May after Sabrina Brennan resigned as president but remained on the board....