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# san-francisco - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

San Francisco sheds part of free-spirit by banning public nudity
# Nakedness
# Nakedness

San Francisco sheds part of free-spirit by banning public nudity

Nov 21st 2012, 11:49 AM 7,221 Views 14 Comments

If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some clothes.

# san-francisco - Sunday 28 October, 2012

World Series: Giants on the verge of title after blanking Tigers
# Baseball
From The42
# Baseball

World Series: Giants on the verge of title after blanking Tigers

Oct 28th 2012, 2:55 PM 561 Views 1 Comment

Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Sergio Romo combined to deliver a shut-out for San Francisco.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:48 AM 9,499 Views 15 Comments

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

Baseball: Giants oust reigning champs to reach World Series
# MLB
From The42
# MLB

Baseball: Giants oust reigning champs to reach World Series

Oct 23rd 2012, 9:38 AM 462 Views 2 Comments

San Francisco will now play for the biggest prize in the sport, starting tomorrow night, against the Detroit Tigers.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Major Chevron refinery fire forces San Francisco Bay residents indoors
# US
# US

Major Chevron refinery fire forces San Francisco Bay residents indoors

Aug 7th 2012, 11:24 AM 2,693 Views 0 Comments

One refinery worker sustained minor injuries after fire broke out at Chevron plant in Richmond yesterday evening.

# san-francisco - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Twitter warns spoof account owner that his details will be revealed
# Twitter
# Twitter

Twitter warns spoof account owner that his details will be revealed

Jul 26th 2012, 2:11 PM 10,550 Views 8 Comments

The account is a parody of the head of publishing group Northcliffe Media, which is owned by the Daily Mail’s parent company.

# san-francisco - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Google glasses take a dive
# Google
From The Daily Edge
# Google

Google glasses take a dive

Jun 28th 2012, 2:32 PM 7,727 Views 17 Comments

Google tested its new eye wear with a skydive, streaming live video during the jump.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

In the swing: Major breakthrough brings Simpson front and centre
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

In the swing: Major breakthrough brings Simpson front and centre

Jun 19th 2012, 9:12 AM 195 Views 0 Comments

Casual fans may not have known Webb Simpson before his US Open win on Sunday but he can no longer be ignored, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s column.

# san-francisco - Monday 18 June, 2012

VIDEO: A bird-man crashed the trophy ceremony at the US Open
# Birdie
From The42
# Birdie

VIDEO: A bird-man crashed the trophy ceremony at the US Open

Jun 18th 2012, 9:44 AM 1,408 Views 1 Comment

Webb Simpson’s post-victory interview was interrupted by a man squawking loudly.

As it happened: US Open, day 4 From The42
Live Jun 18th 2012, 3:35 AM

As it happened: US Open, day 4

# san-francisco - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Woods, Mickelson ready to renew rivalry at US Open
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

Woods, Mickelson ready to renew rivalry at US Open

Jun 13th 2012, 2:07 PM 100 Views 0 Comments

Woods and Mickelson will play with Masters champion Bubba Watson for the first two rounds at The Olympic Club. No pressure, then.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

14-year-old Zhang to become youngest US Open competitor
# History Books
From The42
# History Books

14-year-old Zhang to become youngest US Open competitor

Jun 12th 2012, 11:08 AM 325 Views 3 Comments

Paul Casey’s withdrawal means the Chinese teenager will take to the field at the Olympic Club.

In The Swing: The course with a history of upsets
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

In The Swing: The course with a history of upsets

Jun 12th 2012, 9:56 AM 204 Views 0 Comments

San Francisco’s Olympic Club, which will host the US Open this week, is known as a graveyard for the world’s best golfers.

# san-francisco - Monday 28 May, 2012

Clarke pulls out of US Open with injury
# Doctor's Orders
From The42
# Doctor's Orders

Clarke pulls out of US Open with injury

May 28th 2012, 5:37 PM 1,034 Views 0 Comments

The British Open champion’s next appearance is likely to be at Royal Portrush as he has also decided to give the Nordea Masters a miss.

# san-francisco - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Archive Feat of Engineering Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Archive Feat of Engineering Pic of the Day

May 27th 2012, 9:15 AM 4,815 Views 19 Comments

It’s 75 years since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco.

# san-francisco - Thursday 24 May, 2012

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery
# PLASTI-TAX
From The Daily Edge
# PLASTI-TAX

LA bans plastic… bags not surgery

May 24th 2012, 9:25 PM 3,980 Views 9 Comments

Ten years after Ireland issued a plastic bag tax, the land of plastic fantastics plans to phase them out.

# san-francisco - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Vending machine doles out mountain bikes and surfboards to chuffed Americans
# Bonus
From The42
# Bonus

Vending machine doles out mountain bikes and surfboards to chuffed Americans

May 19th 2012, 2:38 PM 722 Views 1 Comment

The British Columbia tourist board came up with a unique way to tempt sports lovers and outdoor enthusiasts north of the border.

# san-francisco - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot
# Doz-Ilroy
From The42
# Doz-Ilroy

Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot

Apr 19th 2012, 3:25 PM 378 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy was a summer-time bloomer in 2010 and 2011 and only a similar vein of form will stave off Luke Donald

# san-francisco - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

In pictures: the San Francisco earthquake of 1906
# 1906 Earthquake
# 1906 Earthquake

In pictures: the San Francisco earthquake of 1906

Apr 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,230 Views 2 Comments

The severe early-morning quake sparked a major blaze throughout the city, devastating homes and businesses.

# san-francisco - Monday 16 April, 2012

Two Irish men missing after US yacht accident
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Two Irish men missing after US yacht accident

Apr 16th 2012, 8:13 AM 3,439 Views 1 Comment

The US Coast Guard has suspended the search for survivors after tragedy hit the Full Crew Farallones Race and members on board the Low Speed Chase were swept from their boat.

# san-francisco - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Twitter files lawsuit against spammers
# So Long Spam
# So Long Spam

Twitter files lawsuit against spammers

Apr 7th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,790 Views 6 Comments

The social networking company said it is suing five persistent spambots in an attempt to crack down on the high volume of spam encountered by users.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips
# Espionage
# Espionage

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips

Mar 27th 2012, 7:00 AM 10,788 Views 22 Comments

It sounds like a wild conspiracy theory, or film script, but recently declassified documents exposes more about the bizarre project.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

It's official: Manning signs for Denver Broncos
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

It's official: Manning signs for Denver Broncos

Mar 20th 2012, 8:02 PM 472 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old quarterback has signed a five-year, $96 million contract.

# san-francisco - Saturday 17 March, 2012

In pics: How you spent St Patrick's Day from Auckland to Dingle
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

In pics: How you spent St Patrick's Day from Auckland to Dingle

Mar 17th 2012, 9:58 PM 10,732 Views 6 Comments

We asked you what you did for Patrick’s Day – and here’s what you told us.

# san-francisco - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Here's your iPad 3 rumour round-up ahead of Apple's expected unveiling
# Ipad 3
# Ipad 3

Here's your iPad 3 rumour round-up ahead of Apple's expected unveiling

Mar 7th 2012, 5:58 PM 3,809 Views 8 Comments

Will this evening’s Apple event reveal the next iPad?

# san-francisco - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Apple expected to unveil iPad 3 at event next week
# Ipad 3
# Ipad 3

Apple expected to unveil iPad 3 at event next week

Feb 28th 2012, 9:00 PM 8,767 Views 57 Comments

Invitations were sent to the news media today with it widely anticipated that the latest version of Apple’s hugely successful tablet will be unveiled.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 2,675 Views 0 Comments

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

# san-francisco - Saturday 10 December, 2011

I left my heart in San Francisco: watch how the 2011 All-Star game unfolded
# California Dreaming
From The42
# California Dreaming

I left my heart in San Francisco: watch how the 2011 All-Star game unfolded

Dec 10th 2011, 9:40 AM 490 Views 1 Comment

Thirty of the game’s best players took a break from the distractions of California to play an exhibition game. Here’s the best bits.

# san-francisco - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

California Dreamin': Hurlers hit San Fran for All-Star tour
# Where's My Passport?
From The42
# Where's My Passport?

California Dreamin': Hurlers hit San Fran for All-Star tour

Nov 30th 2011, 10:53 AM 975 Views 0 Comments

Liam Sheedy and Davy Fitz will take charge of the side for Sunday’s exhibition game in California.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

22-year-old founder of social networking site found dead
# RIP
# RIP

22-year-old founder of social networking site found dead

Nov 15th 2011, 4:42 PM 10,697 Views 22 Comments

Ilya Zhitomirskiy set up Diaspora with three other New York University students in 2010 as an ‘anti-Facebook’.

# san-francisco - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Hang 11: Kelly Slater takes another world surfing title
# Crest Of A Wave
From The42
# Crest Of A Wave

Hang 11: Kelly Slater takes another world surfing title

Nov 3rd 2011, 12:21 PM 167 Views 0 Comments

Legendary surfer from Cocoa Beach, Florida only needed to win his third round heat against Australian Daniel Ross at the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco to be crowned champion.

# san-francisco - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Man trapped in kid's swing for nine hours has to be cut free
# Child's Play
From The Daily Edge
# Child's Play

Man trapped in kid's swing for nine hours has to be cut free

Oct 25th 2011, 9:28 AM 2,026 Views 17 Comments

The unidentified man did not sustain any life-threatening injures but what about the embarrassment?

# san-francisco - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Nude-in protests in San Francisco over public nudity restrictions
# Nude In
From The Daily Edge
# Nude In

Nude-in protests in San Francisco over public nudity restrictions

Sep 25th 2011, 3:22 PM 7,802 Views 11 Comments

A city supervisor has proposed introducing restrictions on public nudity, including requiring people to cover-up while in restaurants.

# san-francisco - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Here's what to expect from Facebook's most important launch ever
# Facebook
# Facebook

Here's what to expect from Facebook's most important launch ever

Sep 21st 2011, 11:44 AM 2,341 Views 18 Comments

Some new goodies are expected from the company’s F8 conference in San Franciso tomorrow. Here’s what we might see….

# san-francisco - Friday 9 September, 2011

Man arrested in connection with Mark McGovern attack
# Assault
From The42
# Assault

Man arrested in connection with Mark McGovern attack

Sep 9th 2011, 2:29 PM 651 Views 1 Comment

A 26-year-old man has been in arrested in San Francisco, in connection with the attack on Fermanagh GAA player Mark McGovern.

# san-francisco - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Apple loses top-secret iPhone prototype in bar... again
# IPhone 5
# IPhone 5

Apple loses top-secret iPhone prototype in bar... again

Sep 1st 2011, 10:41 AM 2,580 Views 15 Comments

An employee left the unreleased iPhone 5 in a Mexican bar in San Francisco, according to tech site CNET.

# san-francisco - Monday 22 August, 2011

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:29 PM 27,973 Views 40 Comments

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

# san-francisco - Monday 15 August, 2011

Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure
# Anonymous
# Anonymous

Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure

Aug 15th 2011, 5:15 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

Authorities disabled the mobile phone coverage inside the city’s underground system to try and counter a series of protests.

# san-francisco - Saturday 13 August, 2011

San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest

Aug 13th 2011, 12:46 PM 502 Views 8 Comments

Mobile phone service in San Francisco’s downtown subway stations was shut off to prevent a repeat of a protest in July which ended in arrests. The protest was sparked when police shot a man.