Articles Tagged with San Francisco

Minimum Wage Going Up — With Or Without Congress

minimum wage increase

The minimum wage is going up and states aren’t waiting for a federal mandate to make it happen. After President Barack Obama urged local politicians to not wait on congress to see that workers in their areas be paid more, mayors, governors, and others have responded to the call by changing policies and passing legislation… Read more »

San Francisco Sex Club Latest Silicon Valley Sensation For Tech Geeks

San Francisco sex clubs serve tech geeks

The San Francisco tech boom of the past decade has brought a lot of changes to the City by the Bay. Rising rents, expensive restaurants and — a swelling membership in sex clubs. It appears that the new techies of Silicon Valley have a heightened appetite for unusual sexual arrangements. “There’s a correlation between intelligent… Read more »

San Francisco 49ers Coach Dispels Trade Rumors

Jim Harbaugh 49ers head coach

Rumors have been swirling around a possible trade of San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh to the Cleveland Browns. Others rumors have surfaced as well. He plans on leaving San Francisco after next season before his contract expires. He wants more power and money. Harbaugh put those rumors to rest in an interview with… Read more »

San Francisco Loves Park To Death

Mission Dolores Park

Dolores Park in San Francisco is receiving a $13 million renovation. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project was hosted by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department on March 1, 2014. “Dolores Park is one of our civic treasures, and it’s no wonder that it’s among our most popular parks,” said District 8 Supervisor Scott… Read more »

Two San Francisco Workers Crushed To Death By Granite Slabs

San Francisco workers killed by granite slabs

A San Francisco granite company that says it had not a single accident in 29 years of operation ran out of luck Friday, as two of its workers were killed by falling granite slabs. The names of the two deceased Galaxy Granite employees were not released, but one was a manager on the site. The… Read more »

‘Tips For Jesus’ Strikes Again

Tips For Jesus

“Tips For Jesus”, the anonymous diner famous for leaving huge tips in the name of Jesus, has stuck again, this time in a San Francisco. The tipper stuck at the high-end Japanese restaurant, Roka Akor, this time leaving a $3,000 tip on a $147 bill. This isn’t the first time the big tipper has struck… Read more »

San Francisco Approach ‘Very Stressful’ For Pilot Of Asiana Flight 214

San Francisco Approach Was Stressful For Pilot Of Asiana Flight 214

The approach to San Francisco International Airport stressed the pilot of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, which crashed landed in July, according to a report released by the National Transportation Safety Board. The 45-page document determines that the autopilot was disconnected and the autothrottle changed from “thrust” to “hold” when the plane was up 1,600 feet,… Read more »

San Francisco Giving Thanks For Substitutes As Over 600 Teachers Skip School

School Thanksgiving Celebrations

San Francisco school officials put out an all-hands-on-deck S.O.S. for substitute teachers Wednesday as more than 600 educators took off the day before Thanksgiving. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, 432 teachers from the San Francisco Unified School District skipped school on Turkey Day Eve—either calling in sick or taking personal days—amounting to more than… Read more »

Batkid Has His Own Trailer: Will it Become a Movie?

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If you haven’t heard of ‘Batkid’, you’ll definitely be hearing about him soon! An adorable, yet voracious, 5-year-old by the name of Miles Scott is the face behind the new ‘Batkid’ superhero, and he is gradually making his way to the big screen. If his new trailer has anything to do with the future of… Read more »

Batkid Saves The City Thanks To Make-A-Wish Of San Francisco

Btkid Saves The City by Make-A-Wish

Extra! Extra! #Batkid saves the city thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation in San Francisco. The adorable 5-year-old saw the city transform into Gotham as thousands watched him become #Batkid for a day. Miles Scott, whose Leukemia is in remission, expressed his wish and the city obliged, as reported by The Inquisitr earlier this month. Make-a-Wish… Read more »

49ers Fan Dies After Drunken Fall At Candlestick Park

49ers Fan Dies During Drunken Fall

A 49ers fan died on Sunday when he fell from an elevated pedestrian walkway at Candlestick Park. According to a police report, the fan’s death occurred just after kickoff at 1:30 pm. Police spokesman Gordon Shyy (SHY) says off-duty medics and police officers gave the man first aid until an ambulance arrived. The man was… Read more »

Coffee Shop Laptop Crackdown Results In Sales Boost

Coffee Shop Laptop Use Nixed In SF, Results In Sales Improvement

Coffee shop laptop crackdown efforts have resulted in a sales boost for one San Francisco area coffee shop owner, according to a Monday report. Luigi Di Ruocco, who owns and runs the San Francisco Coffee Bar, said in comments to the SF Chronicle that he noticed a “15 [percent] to 20 percent” boost in sales… Read more »

Asiana Airlines 911 Calls: ‘We’re Trying To Keep Her Alive’

Plane Tried To Abort Landing Before Crash

Asiana Airlines passengers, whose plane crashed landed in San Francisco, desperate calls to 911 have been released. In the chaos that ensued after the first moments, passengers are heard telling 911 operators that they need help and that there are critically injured fellow passengers in need of immediate help. “We’ve been down on the ground,… Read more »

San Francisco Plane Crash Victim May Have Been Run Over

Asiana Plane Crash

Officials examining the San Francisco plane crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 are currently performing an autopsy to determine if one teenage passenger was run over. Rescuers found the body of a 16-year-old passenger by the evacuation slide near the left wing of Asiana Flight 214, which crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on… Read more »