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  1. Fans rule at StubHub office in San Francisco's SoMaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    A StubHub employee watches a soccer match on television near one of the kitchen areas at the San Francisco office. Technical operations head Marty Boos works at his cubicle at StubHub, which takes up several floors of the building.

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  2. Robin Abcarian: How the drought has affected San Francisco's devastating lack of public restroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    There are a lot of people whose lives have been adversely affected by the unrestricted flow of urine on the streets of San Francisco. On a hot summer day, the stench in some neighborhoods -- the Tenderloin, the Mission and South of Market -- is nearly unbearable.

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  3. Woman says Uber driver scared her, went off route in S.F.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    ... unknown, started driving in the opposite direction of her destination, Pachera reminded him that she was going to the SOMA station, not the one at 22nd Street. "He started to get snippy with me, Pachera said in an interview, "and then we got onto ...

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  4. Embattled Mission developer pours big bucks into beating moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Maximus Real Estate Partners, the developer behind the contentious and now litigious 16th and Mission Streets residential development, just gave what may be the strongest signal that they aren't abandoning the project without a fight: The developer's top two officials donated a combined $200,000 to try to defeat the ballot measure that would halt market rate housing in the neighborhood. Robert Rosania gave $180,000 and Seth Mallen gave $20,000 to the political committee "San Franciscans for Real Housing Solutions," which is raising money to defeat the Mission moratorium's Proposition I ballot measure.

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  5. Drought reveals San Francisco's pungent latrine quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    At the BART plaza at 16th and Mission streets in San Francisco, Bill Garza, left, and Ronnell Hunt talked about how hard it is to find a restroom. At the BART plaza at 16th and Mission streets in San Francisco, Bill Garza, left, and Ronnell Hunt talked about how hard it is to find a restroom.

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  6. Bums Bury San Francisco in FecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Right Wing News

    San Francisco's streets are being transformed into one big toilet bowl and the city's officials are responding by increasing the number of "poop patrols." "It's getting worse, and people are tolerating it," Joe D'Alessandro, who heads San Francisco Travel, told the San Francisco Chronicle .

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  7. Burning Man may be headed for BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Contra Costa Times

    Burning Man, that annual back-country Bacchanalia and love-fest in Nevada that gives new meaning to the term "high desert," may be heading for the bright lights of Broadway. But first, the backers of "Burning Man: The Musical" need to raise $20,000 on crowdfunding site Indiegogo where this week they posted a hilarious 5:09-minute trailer featuring two of the songs they've penned so far.

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  8. Where the tech elite go to eatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CNET News.com

    ... 376 people. From the 4,500-plus eateries in just seven square miles, we narrowed the field to just a few favorites in SoMa and the Financial District. Check out our slideshow above for a look at some of the places where tech -- from the programmers ...

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  9. Hot lunch spots for startups in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CNET News.com

    ... will be a block long by 11:30 a.m. The Filipino fusion food truck is both alliterative and tasty to boot. It's only in SoMa on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. So plan accordingly -- you'll be in a (California) burrito coma for the entirety of ...

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  10. Snooty Californian Wine Train Liberals Horrified By Black Book ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Breitbart.com

    ... daft, guilt-driven political positions. Secondly, disintermediating technologies coming out of the coworking spaces in SoMa and Mountain View are putting minorities - disproportionately ethnic, of course - out of work by replacing their jobs with ...

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  11. Foodie Agenda: Bon Marche Opens, Cold Brew Ice Cream Floats + A New FiDi PatioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | 7x7

    The traditional egg hopper with Jidori egg and sambols from 1601 Bar & Kitchen's new degusation menu. A new tasting menu at 1601 Bar & Kitchen - the Sri Lankan gem you probably didn't know about in SOMA-features 15 artfully composed and seafood-driven courses.

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  12. San Francisco: Pedestrian, police officer injured in separate collisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Inside Bay Area

    San Francisco police responded to two collisions on city streets within 10 minutes of each other Tuesday morning, including one in the Tenderloin that injured a police motorcycle officer. The officer was involved in a collision with a vehicle near Leavenworth Street and Golden Gate Avenue at 7:32 a.m., according to the San Francisco Fire Department and police.

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  13. Hilton Worldwide Opens First Focused Service Hotel in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Hotel Interactive

    Located in San Francisco's tech-savvy South of Market neighborhood, Hampton Inn by Hilton San Francisco Downtown/Convention Center is nearby popular area attractions including the Moscone Convention Center, Union Square, AT&T Park, the Theater District and Fisherman's Wharf. Credit: Hampton by Hilton.

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  14. a Why some developers are souring on San Francisco real estate boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    When Bay Area real estate developers get residential high rises or open-floor offices out of the ground at the right time in the economic cycle, they make a killing. If their timing is off, they risk never getting out of the ground at all.

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  15. SFPD Officer, Pedestrian Injured in Separate CollisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | SF Appeal

    San Francisco police responded to two collisions on city streets within 10 minutes of each other this morning, including one in the Tenderloin that injured a police motorcycle officer. The officer was involved in a collision with a vehicle near Leavenworth Street and Golden Gate Avenue at 7:32 a.m., according to the San Francisco Fire Department and police.

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  16. Beloved Bernal Heights Martial Arts Studio Knocked Out By Notorious LandlordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | San Francisco Magazine

    Unable to pay a rent hike from $1,800 to $6,500, Navarro's Martial Arts Academy will be forced out in September. For 43 years, Carlos Navarro has run a small martial arts gym in Bernal Heights whose community involvement and affordable classes have kept local lower-income youths from the temptations of drugs and guns.

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  17. denver: Soma Capital Partners Acquires...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | GlobeSt.com

    The LAB , a newly completed 78,639-square-foot office building at 2420 17th St., has been acquired by Soma Capital Partners . WeWork Companies , an international co-working platform with 3.5 million square feet globally, pre-leased approximately 65% of the building and is expected to occupy the property by year-end.

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  18. Education startups continue land grab as another joins the frayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Business Journal

    San Francisco education startups are once again snatching up real estate, after private venture The Millennium School said it has signed a lease at 1455 Folsom St in SoMa for its 15,000-square-foot facility in a year. Millennium now joins a rash of tech-affiliated or developer-backed startups including San Francisco-based AltSchool and math-focused Proof School as catalysts for neighborhood development throughout the city's core.

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  19. a 4 reasons Bay Area developers are souring on this real estate boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Business Journal

    When Bay Area real estate developers get residential highrises or open-floor offices out of the ground at the right time in the economic cycle, they make a killing. If their timing is off, they risk never getting out of the ground at all.

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  20. Martin O'Malley Flirted Very Hard With San Francisco Startups During Last Week's VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Re/code

    ... as a pathway for solutions." This "humility" was evident during the following day's panel discussion, held at the SoMa offices of Brigade, the politics app backed by Sean Parker. The panel included industry figures like ex-Facebook exec Sam Lessin ...

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