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  1. How Sigourney Weaver and Ed O'Neill were netted for 'Dory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    "Finding Dory" brings back a lot of familiar faces from "Finding Nemo" -- but if you've seen the movie, you know some of the newer characters steal the show. One such character doesn't even have a face, as she's just a disembodied voice: As the fish travel to the Marine Life Institute to find Dory's parents, they're welcomed by the soothing sounds of one Sigourney Weaver: "Hello, I'm Sigourney Weaver," the recording starts, as the famed actress welcomes all visitors to the family-friendly aquatic center.

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  2. Opera ParallA le announces plans for 2016-2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    The 2016-2017 season of Opera ParallA le will feature new productions of two major operas that were first performed in the last decade of the twentieth century, Philip Glass' Les Enfants Terribles and Jonathan Dove's Flight . There will also be a new children's opera , written again on a commission from the Hands-on-Opera program.

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  3. In Alameda County, a big data effort to prevent frequent ER visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Government Computer News

    Almost every day, a patient comes into Dr. Arthur Sorrell's San Francisco emergency room still wearing a wristband from another hospital nearby. "There are folks who have a life of going from emergency department to emergency department, and that's how their day is spent," said Sorrell, an emergency physician and administrator at Sutter Health.

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  4. CitiDent is Now Offering Micro-Osteoperforation for Accelerated Orthodontic TreatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | PRWeb

    Dr. Amanda Cheng, an orthodontist at CitiDent, is now offering micro-osteoperforation for accelerated orthodontic treatment. Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all areas of orthodontics, including robotic Suresmile technology, Invisalign , self-ligating Damon brackets , AcceleDent, and accelerated osteogenic orthodontics.

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  5. Tips for attending a college ID campRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Soccer America

    With summer being a popular time for young players to attend College ID camps, we've asked Jim Millinder , women's head coach at the University of San Francisco , to offer some advice for players. For coaches, the ID camps offer a chance to get a closer look at players they have already scouted and a chance to check out players they might not have known about.

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  6. Hilarious Sports Stuff People Have Tried to CrowdfundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | BleacherReport

    Love grabbed 14 rebounds in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. So it would seem attempting to incentivize him to sit out any games for money was obviously ill-advised.

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  7. Architecture critic rides US Bank Tower's glass Skyslide with 70 floors of nothingness belowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Los Angeles Times

    An artist's rendering of the Skyslide, which sends riders down a glass slide from the 70th floor to the 69th. An artist's rendering of the Skyslide, which sends riders down a glass slide from the 70th floor to the 69th.

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  8. With help from Google Flights and Airbnb, a long-distance millennial relationship thrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sitting alone at a Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport gate, I anxiously refreshed the arrival time for an incoming flight from San Francisco on my phone. My girlfriend, Lizzie, was due to land soon.

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  9. MaximinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Economist

    EMERYVILLE, a tiny city of 12,000 lying on the eastern shore of the San Francisco bay, is rather cruelly known by residents of its bigger neighbours primarily as a place to buy furniture. A huge IKEA, a Swedish homeware shop, greets visitors to the city, which has no fewer than four shopping centres.

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  10. Weekend Escape: The new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a sight to beholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Los Angeles Times

    When I read about the May reopening of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art after a $305-million expansion, I headed north to check it out. I found the stunning new building by Norwegian architectural firm Snohetta, which nearly tripled the museum's space, as impressive as the Doris and Donald Fisher Collection that it houses.

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  11. Uber agrees to expand to Palo Alto for engineering officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Inside Bay Area

    In a bid to tap into the South Bay's deep talent pool, Uber Technologies will open a big engineering office here that could potentially employ 700 people, the ride-booking company said. "This new office will allow us to grow our teams and continue to attract world-class engineering talent to make transportation as reliable as running water," Thuan Pham, Uber's chief technology officer, said Tuesday.

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  12. San Francisco set to vote on soda tax in November ballot measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Raw Story

    San Francisco is to have a second chance to vote on whether to tax soda after city officials this week added the measure to a November ballot that could expand the hotly-debated levy deeper into the Bay Area. The move follows the city's legal victory last month against the soda industry, which tried to halt its effort to introduce warnings on advertisements for beverages with added sugar noting that they contribute to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.

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  13. Uber making push into South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Monterey County Herald

    Palo Alto >> In a bid to tap into the South Bay's deep talent pool, Uber Technologies will open a big engineering office here that could potentially employ 700 people, the ride-booking company said. “This new office will allow us to grow our teams and continue to attract world-class engineering talent to make transportation as reliable as running water,” Thuan Pham, Uber's chief technology officer, said Tuesday.

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  14. Bill would authorize high-speed rail bonds for CaltrainRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A state lawmaker has introduced last-minute legislation that would allow the state to begin selling voter-approved high-speed rail bonds for a connector project in the San Francisco Bay Area. AB1889 by Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, would change the wording of previous legislation to approve selling the bonds to pay for upgrades to the Caltrain commuter line, which for years has been included as part of the plan to build a California high-speed rail system, currently pegged at $64 billion.

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  15. SF to HomeAway: Play ball with the tax collector - or elseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | SFGate

    San Francisco Treasurer Jose Cisneros and Tax Collector David Augustine on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at City Hall in San Francisco, California. The two want HomeAway to give the city info on its short-term rental hosts so it can make sure that they are remitting the city's 14% hotel tax.

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  16. From San Francisco And The Immediate EnvironsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Fleen

    I believe I've mentioned the excitement that we at Fleen have for the imminent release of Hope Larson & Rebecca Mock 's Compass South . I don't know if I mentioned that a chunk of the story involves twins Cleo and Alex trying to make their way to San Francisco , thus tying into today's theme.

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  17. Bentley Creates 53 Billion-Pixel Image to Show Off New CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | PC Magazine

    The car maker on Tuesday unveiled what it's calling the "world's most extraordinary car photograph," featuring its new Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase. What makes the image so extraordinary? 53 billion pixels.

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  18. The Muse raises $16 million for its next-gen career siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | TechCrunch

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  19. Want to live like a 'rock' star? Try a quarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | MarketWatch

    Zelda Heller is a real estate agent, but she also likes being a travel agent of sorts. When her friends come to visit her at her new condominium, built in a disused quarry in Potomac, Md., she says it reminds them of the mountain villages of Italy.

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  20. Hundreds of All-Electric, American-Made Scooters Coming to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Triple Pundit

    Over the last four years, TriplePundit has periodically reported on the growth of the San Francisco-based electric-scooter sharing service, Scoot Networks . Since its inception in 2012, with a fledgling service of just 20 scooters located in four locations in the city, the company has grown substantially.

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