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Around the NHL: Sabres send Miller, Ott to Blues in major trade – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchThe Buffalo Sabres traded star goaltender Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott to the St. Louis Blues last night for goalie Jaroslav Halak, forward Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a 2015 first-round draft pick and a conditional 2016 third-round pick.NHL trade deadline: Miller vs. Halak at heart of Blues-Sabres swapSportingNews.comThe end of an eraLockport […]

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Night after big win, Sharks fall in Buffalo – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleBUFFALO, N.Y. – On Thursday, the Sharks looked like a refreshed bunch after the Olympic break, skating to a convincing victory in Philadelphia. A night later, it was a different story. On a day in which the Sabres were shorthanded after trading goalie Ryan …Sabres overcome emotions, Sharks after big tradeReutersSabres trade Ryan […]

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Oakland

Son of Oakland police officers accidentally shoots himself – San Francisco Chronicle

Son of Oakland police officers accidentally shoots himselfSan Francisco Chronicle(02-28) 21:15 PST SAN FRANCISCO — The 12-year-old son of two Oakland police officers accidentally shot himself in the arm at his Danville home, authorities said Friday. The shooting happened at a home near Camino Tassajara and Sycamore Valley …12-year-old boy accidentally shoots selfKTVU San Francisco […]

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Jerry Brown says he’d run for another term as Oakland mayor – San Francisco Chronicle

Jerry Brown says he’d run for another term as Oakland mayorSan Francisco ChronicleThirteen candidates have filed to run in the 2014 race, including incumbent Jean Quan, former Brown aide and City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, and City Auditor Courtney Ruby. Even if Brown wasn’t serious about running for mayor in four years, he clearly … and […]

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Entertainment

Oscar horse race to be a photo finish – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleLOS ANGELES (AP) — Many of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly self-evident after months of anticipation. That is, except for one little category: best picture. Even in a particularly …Oscar predictions in all 24 categoriesWashington PostThe readers’ Oscar picks are […]

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Pastor Rick Warren wants to send Hollywood a message with “Son of God” – CBS News

CBS NewsMore than 100 million people watched at least part of the 10-hour miniseries “The Bible” on the History channel last March. Now the producers are turning the television special into a feature film called “Son of God,” which opens in theaters Friday. 37 Photos …Christians line up to break US box office for JesusTelegraph.co.ukProducers: […]

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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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tech

Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection after losing Bitcoins – CNET

CNETMt. Gox, the embattled Bitcoin exchange that fell into a state of disarray earlier this month following a security issue that prompted withdrawal fraud, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The exchange’s CEO Mark Karpeles announced the news in Tokyo on …Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Files for BankruptcyForbesMtGox boss vows to keep going despite $429 MILLION […]

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San Francisco

Top female U.S. architect Jeanne Gang to design S.F. tower – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe local office of developer Tishman Speyer confirmed Thursday that it has hired Chicago’s Jeanne Gang to design a tower on one of the city-owned lots near the future home of the Transbay Transit Center. Beyond that, details are sketchy as can be … and more …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center News […]

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49ers give likely starting center Kilgore 3-year extension – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleIt appears safe to cross one offseason question off the list: Daniel Kilgore will likely be the 49ers’ starting center in 2014. The 49ers signed Kilgore, 26, to a three-year extension Thursday that could keep the 2011 fifth-round pick with the team through 2017.49ers, Daniel Kilgore agree to 3-year extensionBoston HeraldDaniel Kilgore signs […]

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Oakland

Auditor Courtney Ruby ready to fight in Oakland mayor’s race – San Francisco Chronicle

Auditor Courtney Ruby ready to fight in Oakland mayor’s raceSan Francisco ChronicleOakland residents are about to see a different side of City Auditor Courtney Ruby, who announced plans to run for mayor this week. The fightin’ side. Ruby said little last year to counter accusations of racism leveled at her by Oakland’s NAACP branch … […]

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San Francisco woman claims ‘Google Glass haters’ attacked her for wearing … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIt finally happened. A San Francisco woman claims a group of “Google Glass haters” attacked her for wearing the device in a bar Friday night. A male bargoer allegedly ripped the expensive recording device off Sarah Slocum’s face before another made off …Anti-Google Glass attack in San Francisco highlights tension over wearablesWashington […]

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6 San Francisco police officers indicted – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-27) 12:23 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Five San Francisco police officers and a former officer have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges including extortion, dealing drugs, stealing computers and other property from suspects and searching …Feds indict 5 San Francisco police officersUSA TODAYSan Francisco police officers indicted on federal chargesKTVU […]

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Oakland

Police hunt for 3 North Oakland robbers – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-26) 21:28 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland police are looking for three men suspected in five robberies in three North Oakland business districts. The robberies, which police say are related, occurred at a variety of service-oriented businesses since …Police looking for suspects in series of North Oakland armed robberiesContra Costa Times all 3 […]

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Owner Mark Davis: Oakland is on its ‘last chance’ to keep Raiders – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com“We are very enthusiastic about the opportunity… to develop this unique property, which we expect will become a transformational and vital urban, residential sports and entertainment center for [Oakland],” Colony CEO Thomas J. Barrack, Jr. said in …Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance”San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Raiders owner: 2014 […]

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tech

Senator Calls For Total Ban of ‘Dangerous’ Bitcoin – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comSen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va, has written to federal regulators urging them to totally ban Bitcoin, the “cryptocurrency” that has so excited the financial and tech world over the last year. Manchin calls Bitcoin “dangerous,” “disruptive” and “highly unstable.”.Bitcoin Foundation Aided New York Prosecutor’s Probe of Mt. GoxBusinessweekCan Bitcoin survive? Debate rages, but experts say regulation […]

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IBM seeks mobile apps for Watson – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleIBM Corp. is encouraging software developers to build applications on its artificial-intelligence system Watson, looking to data analytics to help reverse falling revenue. IBM will host a mobile developer challenge that urges programmers to create consumer …IBM Wants Its Jeopardy Supercomputer To Feed Your PhoneWiredIBM to take Watson mobile with developer challengeCNETIBM’s Virginia […]

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Oakland

A’s Josh Reddick makes unbelievable catch in spring training – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

A’s Josh Reddick makes unbelievable catch in spring trainingSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)Josh Reddick, a Gold Glove winner in 2012, is known for his amazing work in the field but in the Cactus League opener on Wednesday at Scottsdale Stadium, he turned in his greatest catch ever. “Without a doubt,” said Reddick, who grabbed the chainlink […]

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Entertainment

Philip Seymour Hoffman prize springs from libel settlement – CBC.ca

CBC.caA close friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman is establishing a new theatre prize in memory of the late actor, funded by a legal settlement with The National Enquirer. David Katz has set up the American Playwriting Foundation using money from an undisclosed …Philip Seymour Hoffman libel suit settledMiamiHerald.com‘National Enquirer’ pays for false Hoffman storyMarshfield News-HeraldPhilip […]

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National Enquirer apologizes over Philip Seymour Hoffman ‘gay lover’ story – CNN

CNN(CNN) — The media got it wrong when it came to reporting about actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death, the late Oscar winner’s friend said Wednesday in an exclusive broadcast interview on CNN’s “New Day.” Not only did the reporting inaccurately depict …Philip Seymour Hoffman libel suit settledMiamiHerald.comPhilip Seymour Hoffman’s friend settles libel suit, creates playwriting […]

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Oakland

Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby enters mayor’s race – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOthers in the fray include City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, political communications Professor Joe Tuman, Port Commissioner Bryan Parker and Quan’s friend and former police adviser, Dan Siegel. “I don’t know if it helps or hurts Quan, but it certainly …Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s raceInside Bay Area all 4 news articles …read more […]