Articles Tagged with San Francisco

Burger King’s ‘Proud Whopper’ Gets Strong Reactions (Video)

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Burger King’s “Proud Whooper” was released just less than a week ago and already the burger is eliciting a wide range of reactions across social media. According to USA Today, the “Proud Whooper” is not any different from the chain’s regular whopper. “The Proud Whopper, as it’s called, comes wrapped in a rainbow colored wrapper… Read more »

‘Star Wars’ Museum Finds A Home, Find Out Where

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After much uncertainty, Star Wars creator George Lucas found a home for his museum, and the choice may come as a surprise to some. The famed director was looking for the perfect spot to display his very large memorabilia collection. The top two contenders were Chicago and San Francisco, but Lucas finally decided on the… Read more »

$15 Minimum Wage: Seattle Sued As San Francisco Puts It To A Vote

Will San Francisco be the first to actually raise the minimum wage to $15; Will Seattle's law stand in the face of legal challenges?

$15 minimum wage has been passed by Seattle, Washington and Richmond, California (a suburb of San Francisco). The City of San Francisco is putting the issue to voters this Novembers, with a plan that will raise minimum wage in the city incrementally from the current San Francisco minimum wage of $10.74 – already among the… Read more »

More Smart Cars Tipped In San Francisco, New Prank Trend Growing

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Smart cars in San Francisco had a rough weekend as it was reported that numerous smart cars were tipped over. This might mean that the smart car tipping prank is growing in popularity since its initiation. In a related report by The Inquisitr, smart car tipping became the new trend in vandalism. Maybe some young… Read more »

Best Interactive Art Ever: San Fran’s Hook-Up Truck

Hook-Up Truck Founder

San Francisco’s Hook-Up Truck was just unveiled this weekend by performance artist Spy Emerson, paving the way for a brave-new era of interactive art. No longer will the citizenry of the nation’s liberal mecca have to rush home, steam up car windows or sully up already-grimy bathroom stalls to satisfy their carnal nature. With the… Read more »

Minimum Wage Going Up — With Or Without Congress

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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

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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

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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 »