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  1. Bay Area conference draws 2,000 tunnel experts from around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Milpitas Post

    Making subterranean sexy, the annual World Tunnel Congress in San Francisco drew 2,000 engineers, developers, scientists, project owners and governmental reps to what was billed as the largest gathering of tunnel experts in history. They've been talking dirt and drills, soil and shale.

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  2. 12 great new Bay Area brunch spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    Brunch service is popping up at restaurants across the Bay Area, including at Los Gatos' new Bywater, where the Gumbo Z'herbes with egg makes the perfect start to your weekend. Poached eggs have never had it so good.

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  3. Giants' Hunter Pence scooter recovered, police make two arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police have made two arrests and recovered the Hunter Pence scooter stolen from the Make-A-Wish offices in San Francisco, NBC-Bay Area reported Tuesday. The scooter which was ridden by the Giants outfielder was stolen Saturday night by thieves at the South of Market offices on Hawthorne Street.

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  4. Giants' Hunter Pence scooter recovered, police make two arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | The Campbell Reporter

    Police have made two arrests and recovered the Hunter Pence scooter stolen from the Make-A-Wish offices in San Francisco, NBC-Bay Area reported Tuesday. The scooter which was ridden by the Giants outfielder was stolen Saturday night by thieves at the South of Market offices on Hawthorne Street.

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  5. Virtual reality films may expand Hollywood's storytelling vocabularyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A production area in the Oculus Story Studio, a hub for digital animators and experimental filmmakers in San Francisco s South of Market district. Much the way early cinematographers discovered how to use cuts, wide shots and perspective as the visual language of conventional films, virtual-reality filmmakers are experimenting with mash-ups of traditional-film and video-game techniques, while making up things as they go.

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  6. 3 Bay Area brunches to try this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Bay Area brunch business is exploding. Here are three menus that are new or may not have hit your weekend radar yet.

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  7. VCs leave Sand Hill Road, seek out new hot spots in Palo Alto, San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    A commuter scoots past the offices of venture capital firm Redpoint Ventures in the trendy South Park neighborhood of San Francisco, Calif., Monday morning, Feb. 16, 2016. The office opened this past August in a century-old building as a compliment to their Menlo Park headquarters.

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  8. Ame restaurant ending its St. Regis runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    After 10 years and many Michelin stars, Ame - the critically acclaimed restaurant inside the St. Regis San Francisco - is shutting down, a hotel spokesperson announced Wednesday. Owners Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani decided not to re-up for another 10-year lease for Ame , opting instead to focus on their St. Helena restaurant, Terra, according to an Eater SF report.

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  9. Beer week, cocktail science and wine calorie countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The annual Science of Cocktails event is a boozy mix of physics, chemistry and spirits at the Exploratorium. Bottoms up: The new year is starting off with a boozy bang.

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  10. San Francisco's housing shortage threatens African AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Tired of paying nearly $4,000 a month for a one-bedroom in San Francisco's popular South of Market district, two newlyweds last year bought a townhouse in a budding development along the city's rough-edged southeastern bay-front. Friends warned Eyitejumade and Jinglin Sogbesan that the historically black Bayview-Hunters Point was a dangerous place.

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  11. Former ABAG financial services director guilty of fraud, admits stealing nearly $3.9 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A former financial services director for the Association of Bay Area Governments pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday and admitted to embezzling nearly $3.9 million from the agency. Clarke Howatt, 56, formerly of Oakland, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer and will be sentenced by Breyer on March 23. He pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in the electronic transfer in 2014 of $1.3 million in stolen funds slated for public improvements related to a San Francisco development project.

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  12. 'Star Wars': Five Bay Area events to awaken force even moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The four Bay Area "Star Wars" marathon movie showings have long sold out. But really, who wanted to stay up all night to watch the six previous films, plus "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"? 'The Science of Star Wars' -- Have you ever wondered why the military hasn't added lightsabers to their arsenals? Seth Shostak, senior astronomer and director for the Center for SETI Research, knows the answer and will talk about the science -- and mistakes -- behind the Star Wars world on Wednesday.

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  13. San Francisco: Man arrested after woman in wheelchair attacked, stabbed multiple timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man was arrested after a woman in a wheelchair was attacked and stabbed multiple times in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Sunday afternoon, police said Monday. The 58-year-old woman was sitting in her wheelchair when a 25-year-old man reportedly approached her and cut her neck multiple times with a kitchen knife, according to police.

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  14. S.F.: Transgender woman suffers suspected hate crime attack for the second time this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    For the second time this year, the same transgender woman has apparently been the target of a hate crime on the streets of San Francisco. Samantha Hulsey, and her girlfriend Daira Hopwood were the victims of "a transphobic attack," said Hulsey's friend Rae Raucci via Facebook.

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  15. Cat helps San Francisco police talk man off building ledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    After San Francisco police officers spent three hours unsuccessfully trying to talk down a suicidal man on a window ledge, they switched to a more effective negotiator: the man's cat. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that hostage negotiators were trying to reassure a suspected car thief who was threatening to jump from a South of Market building Wednesday evening.

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  16. Jeb Bush takes tough questions while wooing tech world in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush came to praise the high-tech innovation economy Thursday, but he ended up fielding some tough questions on discrimination against gay workers and his stance on net neutrality. The former Florida governor -- after arriving in an Uber car at the South-of-Market-area headquarters of Thumbtack, which connects users with local professional services -- said he wants to lift regulatory and tax burdens that weigh down new business models that otherwise could create jobs.

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  17. Concord man arrested for DUI collision that injured 3 in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 24-year-old Concord man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood and injuring three people during a collision on Thursday evening, police said. Ryan Wallace Dudley was the driver of a Honda Civic traveling north on Ninth Street that allegedly ran a red light at Folsom Street, striking another car and two pedestrians, police said.

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