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Architect Jeanne Gang to design San Francisco tower – San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco Business TimesTishman Speyer has hired architect Jeanne Gang to design a building near the future Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco. Few details of the project, planned for a city-owned lot, were known, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Gang is known for …Top female U.S. architect Jeanne Gang to design S.F. towerSan Francisco […]

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Jennifer Gorovitz Steps Down as San Francisco Jewish Federation Chief – Jewish Daily Forward

Jewish Daily ForwardJennifer Gorovitz, the chief executive officer of San Francisco’s Jewish federation and the only woman to head a large Jewish federation in the United States, announced that she will resign from her position at the end of March. Gorovitz announced her …Gorovitz resigns as San Francisco federation chiefJewish Telegraphic Agency (blog)Jennifer Gorovitz resigns […]

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers: San Francisco Edition – Slate Magazine

Slate MagazineSilicon Valley has been reaching its tentacles into San Francisco for some time now, just as the suburban tech companies of Puget Sound—Microsoft, Amazon, and now Google and Facebook too—infiltrated Seattle. But the scale of the San Francisco …The Year Tech Became San Francisco’s Fightin’ WordthebolditalicPhilanthropy Friday: Wal-Mart grants $160000 to Bay Area nonprofitsSan […]

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BART Says Electrical Short To Blame For Disabled Train In Tunnel – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) – The reason a BART train got stuck in the Berkeley hills tunnel Wednesday morning is that an electrical short caused the emergency brakes on one of its cars to suddenly activate while it was traveling at full speed around 70 mph, …Mechanical problem snarls BART’s morning serviceSan Francisco Business TimesAiling […]