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George Lucas Museum Proposal Rejected in San Francisco

The seven member board of the Presidio Trust, a group that stewards a portion of land overlooking the San Francisco bay, has voted unanimously to deny a museum proposal from George Lucas. The “Star Wars” creator had pledged $700 million …

Monster Energy Drinks Investigated By Attorneys

Your company may want to stop pushing the envelope of your product if it has a history for being a potential causation of five deaths from reports by the Food and Drug Administration. Monster Beverage Corporation, the makers of the …

Monster Drinks Investigated For Targeting Children
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Monster Beverage Corp. is coming under attack in an investigation by a New York state attorney general and a San Francisco city attorney general. Amidst all the death reports cause by energy drinks, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed that …

While It’s Not Using Drones Yet, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service Is Expanding While It’s Not Using Drones Yet, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service Is Expanding

Update: AmazonFresh has now officially launched in San Francisco. You can browse here. It looks like AmazonFresh, Amazon’s grocery delivery service, is expanding into its third city – San Francisco. The service initially launched in Seattle a few years ago, …

Batkid Cost San Francisco $100,000

Batkid, a.k.a. Miles Scott, won the hearts of millions last week when a video of his Make-A-Wish Foundation-led day went viral. A 5-year old with leukemia, Miles was able to enjoy a day as his favorite superhero when San Francisco …

Sugary Drinks May Be Taxed In San Francisco Sugary Drinks May Be Taxed In San Francisco

(image) San Francisco voters are being asked to impose a tax on sugary beverages. The proposal holds that drinks will be charged 2 cents for every ounce. The ballot will need two-thirds support from voters in order to pass. Thanks …

David Hockney Uses iPad to Create Art

Why is art beautiful? Nobody would necessarily answer this question the same; however, many may concede that art is beautiful because there are no boundaries in this field. If a person can envision something as beautiful, then it may be …

San Francisco’s Union Square Evacuated
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Concern over an abandoned backpack led to the closing down of San Francisco’s Union Square. The tourist plaza is renowned for upscale shops and multiple dining options, which show a temporary delay in operations as a result of the potential …

BART Strike:  Last-Second Proposals Could Avert Friday Morning Shutdown BART Strike: Last-Second Proposals Could Avert Friday Morning Shutdown
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The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has until midnight Thursday to arrive at an agreement with its labor unions. Negotiators offered a last second contract proposal Thursday afternoon in an effort to avoid a Friday morning shutdown that will affect …

Google Expands BufferBox Throughout San Francisco Google Expands BufferBox Throughout San Francisco

Google announced on Monday that it is expanding its BufferBox pilot in San Francisco. BufferBox is a locker service, which has already been available in Toronto. Google acquired it last November, and eventually started testing the service in the San …

Google Shopping Express Expanded To More Customers Google Shopping Express Expanded To More Customers
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Google launched Google Shopping Express in March with a small test in San Francisco. Today, the company announced that it is being expanded to everyone in the Bay Area. Google Shopping Express is a local delivery service that allows shoppers …

Lynch Triumphs, Kaepernick Falls Short, Seahawks Win

Seattle – The Seattle Seahawks held a tutorial on the reasons why they should not be overlooked in the race for the NFC Championship game this season last night when they devastated last year’s Super Bowl contender, the San Francisco …

Mount Diablo Fire in the San Francisco Bay Area
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(image) (Credit: Andrew Zhou) On Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area, a wildfire broke out near Mount Diablo State Park, igniting more than 800 acres of vegetation, and leading to the evacuation of 75 homes nearby. “I could just …

San Francisco Bay Bridge Construction Remains on Schedule

SF Bay Bridge is getting a makeover this Labor Day weekend as crews working on all things construction on the bridge. A “much more picturesque ride” awaits motorists in San Francisco on Tuesday, but say goodbye to the old East …

Bay Bridge Closure: Ready for Labor Day Weekend
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A San Francisco ABC News local affiliate reported that the San Francisco Bay Bridge is going to be closed down for five days with all commuting traffic between San Francisco and Oakland detoured to other routes by the California Highway …

Tuolumne Fire: Threatens Power to San Francisco

A wildfire near Yosemite National Park has exploded into one of the largest wildfires in California history putting crucial utilities for the city of San Francisco in peril. This wildfire, known as the Rim Fire, started on August 17th in …

San Francisco Shooting Leaves 2 Dead
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A shooting in San Francisco on Friday left two women dead and one man critically injured. The shooting occurred in one of the jewelry shops in San Francisco’s expansive Giftcenter & Jewelrymart. Police said that the suspect, identified as 23-year-old …

Mark Zuckerberg & 700 Facebookers Marched in San Francisco’s Pride Parade Mark Zuckerberg & 700 Facebookers Marched in San Francisco’s Pride Parade

Facebook employees marching in San Francisco’s annual gay pride parade is nothing new – but CEO Mark Zuckerberg participating is something new. At Sunday’s Pride Parade, Zuck led a giant crew of Facebook employees, more than 700, through the streets …

Pacifica Shark Attacks Fisherman In Kayak
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A great white shark attacked a fisherman off the coast of California Tuesday afternoon. Micah Flanaburg was fishing in a kayak with his father-in-law at Pacifica State Beach near Linda Mar when the shark attacked his boat. According to Flanaburg’s …

Yahoo Is A Founding Partner For 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium Yahoo Is A Founding Partner For 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

Yahoo announced today that it will be a founding partner for Levi’s Stadium, the future home of the San Francisco 49ers. Yahoo will also be the exclusive sports content, social networking and photo/video sharing partner for the team. “That means …

Jack Dorsey Vines His Trip Up The Bay Bridge Jack Dorsey Vines His Trip Up The Bay Bridge

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey shared an interesting (and somewhat nauseating) series of Vines today, as he took his smartphone while he climbed the Bay Bridge. Thanks to Dorsey’s venture, we’re treated to a rather close-up look at the structure of …