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Thursday, December 28, 2006

San Francisco Zoo Probes Tiger Attack

SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Zoo has closed its Lion House, an put on view where the public could even watch the big cats eat a meal, while officials inspect the injury of a keeper by a Siberian tiger.

The woman, who has worked at the zoo since 1997, was rushed into operation Friday night to save her slash limb. Her family requested that her identity and state not be released, zoo and San Francisco General Hospital officials said.

Friday, December 22, 2006

High fashion lands at San Francisco International

Beyond the security checkpoint at San Francisco International Airport's International Terminal, travelers are met five golden letters adored of jet-setters, appreciated by royalty and pined for by the aspirant masses: Gucci.

These magic letters that graced the likes of Jackie O, Princess Di and Mary J. Blige, symbolize nothing more, nor less, than a line of leather goods and garb - now accessible at, of all places, the Bay Area's biggest international airport.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Trash Becomes Art at San Francisco Dump

Other artists might take fault if someone described their work as copied junk and their studio as a genuine dump. Not Nome Edonna, the latest artist-in-residence at the place where San Francisco's trash goes.

Wearing gloves and work boots, he examines what emerge to be the vestiges of an old woman's estate - letters written in Spanish, gem sherbet dishes wrapped in newspaper, used jars of cold cream - and adds a torn pink lampshade to his metal shopping cart.

Monday, December 18, 2006

San Francisco tops U.S. 'gay-friendly' destinations

San Francisco was recently named as the top "gay-friendly" U.S. destination in a survey of gay travelers that was conducted by the Travel Industry Association.

Following San Francisco on the list's top 10 were Key West, Fla.; New York City; Fire Island that is part of Long Island in New York; Provincetown, Mass.; Los Angeles; Miami-South Beach, Fla.; Las Vegas; New Orleans, and as well Palm Springs-Palm Desert, Calif. The national study was conducted by the Travel Industry Association in partnership with Harris Interactive and Witeck-Combs Communications.

Friday, December 15, 2006

San Francisco Giants' Latest Big Move

In another sign that Giants GM Brian Sabean had lost his attitude, the team then had added 30-year old Damian Moss to its break headfirst staff. Moss that was traded by the Giants in 2003 is coming off a astral 0-5, 7.67 ERA year with the Long Island Ducks of the Independent Atlantic League.

Not to worry, Giants fans, since according to the San Francisco Chronicle, "the Giants guided him in Puerto Rica this off-season, liked his speed and thought he was worth a look."

Thursday, December 14, 2006

San Francisco eyed as next lantern market


CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Officials in this city had recently announced a more violent promotion and marketing plan for handcrafted lanterns plus local tourism as they participated in the two-week 4th Annual Lantern Festival in San Francisco, California.

The festival's founding director is historian/cultural expert MC Canlas, a native of San Fernando.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

HSBC unit hires in San Francisco, East Palo Alto

HSBC recently announced that its wealth and tax advisory services practice extended its staff in San Francisco and East Palo Alto.

Joining the practice in San Francisco is Thomas Broderick as a MD, Eric Anderson and Yichen Shepard as directors and Jacquie Oreo as a manager. Broderick would now be responsible for tax services to corporate and international clients in the Bay Area.

Monday, December 11, 2006

San Francisco Black Film Festival calls for entries

San Francisco, CA (M&C) - The San Francisco Black Film Festival is now calling for entries.

Narrative features, documentaries, shorts, animation, experimental, student works and as well television productions on film, video and digital media that is been over after January 1, 2006, may be submitted.

Friday, December 08, 2006

Man injured in San Francisco shooting

One man was taken to San Francisco General Hospital last morning after being injured in a shooting, which took place at Franklin and Post streets, the San Francisco Police Department reported.

The wounded sustained a gunshot wound to the hand and is now in stable condition, a fire dispatcher reported.

Thursday, December 07, 2006

San Francisco says no to cookie aroma at bus stops

What was billed as a lovely alternative to exhaust smoke at San Francisco bus stops ended then after officials Tuesday ordered the removal of advertisements, which gave off the scent of baked cookies.

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

San Francisco festival honors Lucas

The 50th annual San Francisco Film Festival would now honor director George Lucas with a one-time award named after festival founder Irving "Bud" Levin.

"In so many other ways, George typifies Bud's will and bequest, with his deep approval for the art of film and the role of San Francisco in world cinema, and with his flair for private enterprise," said Graham Leggat, exec director of the San Francisco Film Society.

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

San Francisco and the Military

San Francisco - The U.S. Navy has rejected plans to payment its recent and most authoritative warship in the City San Francisco as of concerns, which the city does not support the military.

Secretary of the Navy Donald G. Winter banned plans this week for a charging ceremony for the Makin Island in the city San Francisco, said retired Marine Corps Gen. J. Michael Myatt, chairman of the citizens commissioning committee.
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