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CVS Caremark To Stop Sale Of Cigarettes: President Obama’s Statement

CVS Caremark has posted this note on its website from Larry Merlo, CVS Caremark President and CEO: CVS/pharmacy will stop selling cigarettes and all tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores nationwide by October 1, 2014. Ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at CVS/pharmacy is simply the right thing to do for […]

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Announces Pedestrian Safety Plans – NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay AreaIn advance of a joint hearing Thursday by San Francisco politicians and police on pedestrian safety, Mayor Ed Lee has released plans for increased enforcement, training and a citywide public awareness campaign on the issue. The hearing, being held by …Latest Pedestrian Hit by Car Bodes Ill for San Francisco PedestriansLegal Examiner all […]

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San Francisco, Seattle Mayors Bet On Food, Charity For NFC Championship … – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Either San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee or Seattle Mayor Edward Murray will be shipping local food delicacies to the other after Sunday’s NFC Championship game between the 49ers and Seahawks. The traditional mayoral bet …Mayor Lee makes bet on 49ers-Seahawks gameKGO-TV all 25 news articles …read more Source: NFL […]

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Batkid AKA Miles Scott, Saves Gotham City, AKA San Francisco!

“Batkid” is Miles Scott, just five-years-old and fighting a winning battle against leukemia. But all Miles really wanted to do in life was be Batman and save people in San Francisco. So, in making Miles’ dream come true, the Make-A-Wish Foundation proved that there really are far more good people around than bad – all […]

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San Francisco Transbay Transit Center Tower Groundbreaking Ceremony Successful

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3gawKkJJYI The San Francisco Transbay Terminal Tower Groundbreaking Ceremony went off without a hitch, as the 27-minute video shows. The audience of friends, media, and staffers were treated to speeches by Transbay Transit Center Joint Powers Authority Executive Director Maria Ayerdi Kaplan, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, San Francisco District Six Supervisor Jane Kim, and […]

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SF Transbay Transit Tower Groundbreaking 10 A.M. Today

The SF Transbay Transit Tower groundbreaking is an exciting development that this vlogger will attend today. Here’s the press release: Boston, MA, March 26, 2013 – Hines and Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) announced today that it will ceremonially break ground to celebrate the acquisition of 101 First Street, a land parcel sold by Transbay Joint […]

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SF News: Mirkarimi Recall Effort Dormant; Zoe Dunning Backs Off Resolution

Ross Mirkarimi has dodged a bullet this week, since legendary Retired Navy Cmdr. Zoe Dunning (pictured), anti-DADT Activist, and Green Bay Packers Fan who won a seat on the San Francisco Democratic Central Committee (DCC), pulled her resolution to start a recall effort to remove the Sheriff from his position. According to the San Francisco […]

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Airbnb Users Contribute $56 million To San Francisco’s Economy

According to a study by HR&A Advisors, Airbnb, which bills itself as the “world’s leading marketplace for booking, discovering, and listing unique spaces around the world,” provides a major economic boost both to its users and the neighborhoods and cities where they visit and live. The study found that people who rent their homes on […]

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San Francisco Official Says WonderCon Doesn’t Make Money For SF

WonderCon, the large comic book convention that started in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has been in Oakland at the Oakland Convention Center since 1987 to 2002, then at the Moscone Center to 2011. In 2012 WonderCon was forced to seek a temporary home due to expansion-related construction at Moscone Center. Anaheim came forward […]

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San Francisco News: SF Giants, Mayor Lee – Mirkarimi Aftermath, No WonderCon

Catching up on San Francisco news. The San Francisco Giants capped a glorious World Championship season with another giant parade down Market Street Wednesday. This one, which culminated with a large ceremony in front of San Francisco City Hall, wasn’t larger than the 2010 version that drew over a million people (largely due to the […]

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SF CITI: SF Tech Comes Together For A Better San Francisco; Can SF Afford It?

Can technology make a better San Francisco? Well-known tech leaders who live in San Francisco (last time I checked) think so. To so this, they’ve come together with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to form SFCITI. SFCITI is described as “Leveraging the collective power of the tech sector as a force for civic action in […]

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President Obama’s Massive Party In San Francisco

Let’s get this out of the way: the Obama Victory Fund Party held at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium was a hell of a lot of fun. This blogger was blessed with the opportunity to attend, and not as a press person, but as one who raised $5,500 for President Obama, and entirely via social media: […]

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Zazzle Bay to Breakers Meetup With SF District 5 Supervisor Christina Olague Tuesday, May 15th

San Francisco Supervisor Christina Olague will meet with Zazzle Bay to Breakers boss Angela Fang, neighborhood leaders, and veteran race supporters to kick off the 101st Zazzle Bay to Breakers, announce the continued enforcement of last year’s rules and to discuss the Bay to Breakers’ future. This time the political event will take place at […]

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America’s Cup, San Francisco: Mayor Ed Lee Welcome, Pier 27 Construction For Spectator Village Begins, Digital Sailing

America’s Cup San Francisco fever starts! The first blush of San Francisco’s excitement for the 2013 America’s Cup was made evident today as hundreds of fans and dignitaries joined in celebrating the ceremonial signing of the agreement for the City to host the America’s Cup in 2013, complete with popping champagne corks, the America’s Cup […]