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Lincecum Dominates As Giants Sweep Angels

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Giants have inched ever-closer to the .500 mark after wrapping-up a series sweep of the Los Angeles Angels to the tune of a 5-0 victory at AT&T Park. Owning an 11-12 record, the Giants have slowly clawed their way back to respectability behind a familiar formula: shut-down pitching and timely hitting. Sunday’s victory was a perfect display...

Draft Report: Baalke Picks Some Head-Scratchers

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SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco 49’ers have officially wrapped-up the first draft of the Jim Tomsula era. This draft was not only a crucial one for the rookie head coach but also for Niners GM Trent Baalke, who has witnessed his once mighty roster slowly wither away in an offseason defined by free agency departures and early retirements. The team selected Oregon...

Mark Twain Writings Uncovered By Berkeley Scholars

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BERKELEY—Literary scholars at the University of California Berkeley have uncovered a cache of writings composed by none other than 29-year-old Bay Area writer Mark Twain. The writings have been authenticated and disseminated among the general public, offering the world valuable insight into the musings of the budding literary genius. Twain, who’s recently discovered work is nearing its 150th birthday, spent...

Minimum Wage Raised in SF

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SAN FRANCISCO—Beginning Friday, San Francisco will join Oakland as the city with the highest minimum wage in the United States. Once $11.05, workers will now be paid no less than $12.25 per hour, a change that will affect over 142,000 workers living in America’s most unaffordable city. The hike is the first in a set of increases that will eventually...

“The Avengers: Age Of Ultron,” Popcorn Fun

HOLLYWOOD—I will be the first to admit; I was not the biggest fan of “The Avengers” when it was released back in 2012. I thought the movie was good, but in no way was it comparable to “The Dark Knight.” Yeah, I had ongoing arguments with plenty of people who thought, “The Avengers” was the best comic book movie...

NFL Draft: Round 1 Recap

CHICAGO—As flash bulbs popped-off and waves of ultra-talented young men took the stage to don their new colors, the NFL once more reminded America of the spectacle it truly is. Thursday night's first round of the NFL draft kicked-off the madness and intrigue that is bound to continue in rounds 2 through 7. As usual, last night's opening round brought with...

Handgun Found With Muni Shooting Suspect

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SAN FRANCISCO—An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting on the Muni T-Third line that occurred on April 27. The shooting, which took place at 12:25 p.m. near the crossing of Oakdale and Palou Avenues, left the 20-year-old victim with life-threatening gunshot wounds to the torso. He remains in the hospital in critical condition. Following the shooting, the gunman...

Wayward Sea Lion Pup Rescued

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SAN FRANCISCO—A sea lion pup spent a short time waddling about San Francisco's Marina neighborhood on Thursday, April 30. At approximately 6:30 a.m., reports came in of a juvenile sea lion hiding under a silver SUV parked near the crossing of Marina Boulevard and Divisadero Street. San Francisco Police Department officers responded to the scene and helped keep the lost pup out...

Test-Model iPad Stolen In Robbery

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SAN FRANCISCO—South Bay police are working to find a missing test-model iPad that was stolen from a victim during a kidnapping and robbery in Cupertino on April 5. The iPad was one of several articles allegedly stolen by 20-year-old Katherine Stump, of Danville, and 25-year-old Alexander Nejat, of Dublin. Per the victim, the couple contacted him in response to an...

Toyota Scion Stolen With Infant Inside

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TENDERLOIN—Wednesday morning, San Francisco police officers arrested a suspect in connection with a vehicle theft and kidnapping of a 4-month old child. At approximately 10:30 a.m., 33-year-old Solomon Alemu, of San Francisco, allegedly stole a Toyota Scion that was pulled-over on Golden Gate Avenue, between Jones and Market Streets. The mother of the child had left the car unlocked with the...
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