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Breaking News: Cameras were the problem for emergency responders in San Francisco plane crash (Satire)
Posted by: Nathan Salant SelectMedia

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-15 15:50:40 -0800 | travel-news

Now that we've all seen the photograph of a firefighter pointing out the location of an injured passenger to one of two fire trucks that eventually ran her over, we know what the real problem was: Firefighters have too many...
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Breaking News: Top 5 technology trends for 2014
Posted by: Kerry Butters

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-09 15:48:10 -0800 | technology-news

If you’re a fan of all things tech then you’re likely to be in for a treat this year. While the last couple of years have seen some great strides taken in the world of innovative technology, 2014 promises to...
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Posted by: richwebnews

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 11:59:16 -0700 | entertainment-news

Tens of thousands of kids track Santa every Christmas Eve patiently waiting for their gift. But some might be expecting two gift since they’re tracking two Santas in the past couple of year -- the Norad and Goggle Santa. It...
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Breaking News: Golden Gate Bridge board approves funding for suicide barrier
Posted by: Daniel Koeker

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-30 09:19:51 -0700 | political-news

The Golden Gate Bridge's board of directors unanimously approved $76 million in funding for a suicide barrier on Friday in a move that many hope will prevent or deter people from ending their lives. The bridge has the second highest...
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Breaking News: New Airbnb logo arouses some 'graphic' humor
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-17 12:38:24 -0700 | technology-news

Is there a single X-rated part of the human anatomy that the new Airbnb logo does not strongly represent? Airbnb released a new logo Wednesday as part of their major rebranding effort. But an Airbnb logo is not what most...
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Breaking News: California city Berkeley to offer free marijuana to poor residents
Posted by: Nina Rai

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 12:23:14 -0700 | health-news

Impoverished residents of Berkeley, California, on the east shore of San Francisco Bay, have hit “pot luck” as they can now get marijuana for free, that too legally. Under a proposed ordinance approved unanimously by the City Council in early...
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Breaking News: 49ers lock up Kaepernick with monster deal
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-07 07:27:10 -0700 | sports-news

Back during the NFL Combine, the San Francisco 49ers reportedly dined with quarterback Colin Kaepernick to discuss a new contract. Kaepernick was set to enter the final year of his rookie deal, on which he would make $973,766 for the...
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Breaking News: Apple buys Topsy for over $200 million
Posted by: Aby Sam Thomas

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-06 10:14:57 -0800 | business-news

In a deal that has left many guessing about the reasons behind it, Apple has bought social analytics firm Topsy for more than $200 million, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal Tuesday. The San Francisco-based Topsy, which...
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Breaking News: Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio: A true love story
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-12 01:58:27 -0800 | entertainment-news

Sixty years ago on Jan. 14, 1954, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married. The marriage lasted nine months and ended with Monroe alleging “mental cruelty.” But the "Yankee Clipper's" love for Marilyn was an undying one, and he proposed...
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Breaking News: Marlboro man Eric Lawson dies from smoking-related ailment
Posted by: Nina Rai

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 14:36:50 -0800 | entertainment-news

Eric Lawson, the former actor who appeared in print ads as the iconic Marlboro man - a rugged puffing cowboy - synonymous with the cigarette brand during the late 70s, passed away at age 72. His wife Susan Lawson Sunday...
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Breaking News: Is Silicon Valley losing its startup sizzle?
Posted by: John Egan

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 12:48:24 -0700 | business-news

The San Francisco area now is a bigger magnet for tech startup funding than its neighbor to the south, Silicon Valley. A new study from the Martin Prosperity Institute shows that in 2012, San Francisco gained $6.8 billion in venture...
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Breaking News: Chevron hopes to compensate fracking explosion victims with pizza
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Uniontown :: PA :: USA | updated 2014-02-20 20:45:55 -0800 | technology-news

The business of fracking – hydraulic fracturing that digs deep into the earth to find new natural gas sources -- has resulted in one of the most curious apology letters in recent corporate memory. After a fracking well exploded last...
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Breaking News: Smart car flipping mystery in San Francisco, Calif.
Posted by: Anne Sewell

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 03:41:33 -0700 | odd-news

Police in San Francisco are seeking a group of people responsible for several acts of vandalism, targeting Smart cars in the city. Four of the tiny Smart cars have been flipped in two different areas of the city. All attacks...
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Breaking News: California could face mandatory water rationing in drought emergency
Posted by: Nathan Salant

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-21 15:11:38 -0800 | green-news

Mandatory water rationing could be coming to California after Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the Golden State. Brown made the pronouncement at a news conference Friday in San Francisco, where he asked residents to reduce their water...
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Breaking News: Mass sickout by San Francisco transit workers cripples city's commute
Posted by: Nathan Salant

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-05 15:21:09 -0700 | travel-news

San Francisco's legion of downtown office workers faced a grindingly slow commute Monday after two-thirds of the city's transit operators called in sick in an apparent contract protest. San Francisco Municipal Railway officials struggled Monday to convince transit drivers to...
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