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Five bike routes every San Francisco rider should know

Five bike routes every San Francisco rider should know | San Francisco | Scoop.it

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University of San Francisco's curator insight, August 2, 2013 1:02 PM

"San Francisco’s bicycle network makes up hundreds of miles of city streets. These are the streets the City has deemed best for biking. San Francisco bike routes are designated by green bike route signs with numbers on them."


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San Francisco is the 6th hardest-working city in America

San Francisco is the 6th hardest-working city in America | San Francisco | Scoop.it

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University of San Francisco's curator insight, July 25, 2013 2:54 PM

"With that comes the news that San Francisco is officially the 6th hardest-working metro area in the nation, behind our brothers and sisters in San Jose and Seattle."


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Strike averted for San Francisco's BART system - USA TODAY

Strike averted for San Francisco's BART system - USA TODAY | San Francisco | Scoop.it
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay area commuters got at least a temporary reprieve from a massive transit strike when Gov.
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Google Giving $600K Grant for WiFi in San Francisco Parks

Google Giving $600K Grant for WiFi in San Francisco Parks | San Francisco | Scoop.it

Google is providing a $600,000 grant to San Francisco that will allow the city to create a free WiFi network for residents and visitors throughout its 31 parks and public open spaces.
The grant, which is expected to cover the cost of needed equipment, installation and maintenance of the system for two years, was announced in a July 23 story by The San Francisco Chronicle. Google will not own or operate the network.


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WiFiNovation's curator insight, July 31, 2013 3:38 PM

The installation of the system will begin in December 2013, and all 31 sites are expected to be fully completed and ready for use by the spring of 2014, according to a blog post by city supervisor Mark Farrell, who worked with Google on the project. - See more at: 

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Is San Francisco Prepared for a Disaster? U.S. Department of Homeland Security holds conference at USF

Is San Francisco Prepared for a Disaster? U.S. Department of Homeland Security holds conference at USF | San Francisco | Scoop.it

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University of San Francisco's curator insight, July 23, 2013 1:08 PM

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San Francisco: Big-rig fire snarls traffic on Bay Bridge - San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco: Big-rig fire snarls traffic on Bay Bridge - San Jose Mercury News | San Francisco | Scoop.it
NBC Bay Area San Francisco: Big-rig fire snarls traffic on Bay Bridge San Jose Mercury News SAN FRANCISCO -- Commuters who bypassed BART in anticipation of a strike Monday morning wound up in a traffic crawl into San Francisco after a big rig fire...
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A Tree Spat Grows in San Francisco - Wall Street Journal

A Tree Spat Grows in San Francisco - Wall Street Journal | San Francisco | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal A Tree Spat Grows in San Francisco Wall Street Journal SAN FRANCISCO—Here in one of the most environmentally conscious cities in America, a donnybrook has broken out over plans to chop down thousands of nonnative trees and...
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New Report Showcases Massive Amount of Bike Theft in San Francisco - Fog City Journal

New Report Showcases Massive Amount of Bike Theft in San Francisco - Fog City Journal | San Francisco | Scoop.it
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New Report Showcases Massive Amount of Bike Theft in San Francisco
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Today, the City of San Francisco released a comprehensive report about bike theft.
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Another Gangland Shootout in the Tenderloin: One Dead, One Wounded - Fog City Journal

Another Gangland Shootout in the Tenderloin: One Dead, One Wounded - Fog City Journal | San Francisco | Scoop.it
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Another Gangland Shootout in the Tenderloin: One Dead, One Wounded
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Our city's Sanctuary Ordinance contributes to the problem.
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Meet Jordyn Foley - THE X FACTOR USA 2012

12-year-old Jordyn Foley sparkles at her San Francisco audition in pink, glitter, and pigtails for her memorable performance of "Tomorrow" from Annie. Simon ...
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t.co / Twitter

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RT @49ers: #49ers are proud to announce John McVay as Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame's 2013 inductee. http://t.co
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A Map of Vice in San Francisco's Chinatown, 1885

A Map of Vice in San Francisco's Chinatown, 1885 | San Francisco | Scoop.it
This map was published in 1885 as part of an official survey of living conditions in San Francisco’s Chinatown. You can see a zoomable version of the document here.
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Time-Lapse Video of San Francisco Fog Is Your Moment of Zen

Time-Lapse Video of San Francisco Fog Is Your Moment of Zen | San Francisco | Scoop.it

Those of us here at Mashable's San Francisco bureau are all too familiar with the chilly coastal fog that regularly cascades through the city from the Pacific Ocean. And one Bay Area photographer has captured a time-lapse video of this natural phenomenon that is nothing short of magical.


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San Francisco icons seen through Instagram photos

San Francisco icons seen through Instagram photos | San Francisco | Scoop.it

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University of San Francisco's curator insight, July 26, 2013 3:42 PM

"To celebrate arguably the best month of the year, we asked you to submit your favorite Instagram photos of what makes you proud of our gloriously fog-filled, dazzling city."


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Good morning San Francisco

Goodmorning San Francisco . #bedside #sanfrancisco #fog #cityweather #dormlife #baseballfield #USF

djdevarocksf's photo on Instagram (Goodmorning San Francisco . �� #bedside#sanfrancisco #fog #cityweather #dormlife#bas @ USF - Gillson Hall http://instagr.am/p/PZjG2txS-5/)


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San Francisco cyclist guilty of manslaughter in legal first | World ...

San Francisco cyclist guilty of manslaughter in legal first | World ... | San Francisco | Scoop.it
Chris Bucchere pleads guilty after running down 71-year-old Sutchi Hui, in what is believed to be first such conviction in US.
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#Heart in #San #Francisco

#Heart in #San #Francisco | San Francisco | Scoop.it
It may have been a quick fundraising project in 2004 to spruce up San Francisco and cut through the fog that falls upon the city but the tradition continues to this day, and each month a different ...

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San Francisco on high-alert after terror threat

San Francisco on high-alert after terror threat | San Francisco | Scoop.it
The Department of Homeland Security is beefing up its presence at travel hubs in the U.S.
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SF Chefs 2013 - CBS Local

SF Chefs 2013 - CBS Local | San Francisco | Scoop.it
SF Chefs 2013 CBS Local SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 5: From Copita (L-R) Executive Chefs Joanne Weir & Gonzalo Rivera at SF Chefs: The Five Tastes – Bitter, Sour, Salty, Sweet and Umami inside the Grand Tasting Tent on August 3, 2013 in San...
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Twitter / traveIing: San Francisco, California, ...

Twitter / traveIing: San Francisco, California, ... | San Francisco | Scoop.it
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When community favorites are actually invasive species

When community favorites are actually invasive species | San Francisco | Scoop.it
A controversy is brewing in San Francisco over the removal of healthy but nonnative trees (A controversy is brewing in San Francisco over the removal of healthy but nonnative trees http://t.co/FgL1gTWEZD)...
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Free things to do in San Francisco | SFGate Blog | an SFGate.com blog

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Google reportedly testing 'hyper-local' news card for Now - Engadget

Google reportedly testing 'hyper-local' news card for Now - Engadget | San Francisco | Scoop.it
According to a report from Quartz, Google is preparing to launch an improved local news card in Now. The card would be an extension of its existing local.
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