Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# San Francisco

All time
# Where's my passport?
California Dreamin': Hurlers hit San Fran for All-Star tour
Liam Sheedy and Davy Fitz will take charge of the side for Sunday’s exhibition game in California.
# RIP
22-year-old founder of social networking site found dead
Ilya Zhitomirskiy set up Diaspora with three other New York University students in 2010 as an ‘anti-Facebook’.
# Crest of a wave
Hang 11: Kelly Slater takes another world surfing title
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.
# Child's play
Man trapped in kid's swing for nine hours has to be cut free
The unidentified man did not sustain any life-threatening injures but what about the embarrassment?
# Nude In
Nude-in protests in San Francisco over public nudity restrictions
A city supervisor has proposed introducing restrictions on public nudity, including requiring people to cover-up while in restaurants.
# Facebook
Here's what to expect from Facebook's most important launch ever
Some new goodies are expected from the company’s F8 conference in San Franciso tomorrow. Here’s what we might see….
# Assault
Man arrested in connection with Mark McGovern attack
A 26-year-old man has been in arrested in San Francisco, in connection with the attack on Fermanagh GAA player Mark McGovern.
# iPhone 5
Apple loses top-secret iPhone prototype in bar... again
An employee left the unreleased iPhone 5 in a Mexican bar in San Francisco, according to tech site CNET.
# Rose of Tralee
Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?
# Anonymous
Anonymous hacks San Francisco subway site over mobile network closure
Authorities disabled the mobile phone coverage inside the city’s underground system to try and counter a series of protests.
# San Francisco
San Francisco transport officials block phone signals to hinder protest
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.
# Recovery
Sister of GAA player hopes he will be 'back to 100 per cent, if not better'
Mark McGovern sustained serious head injuries whilst playing football in the US in June.
# Recovery
GAA player injured in San Francisco wakes from coma
Mark McGovern has communicated with relatives after weeks in an induced coma.
# GAA
Fermanagh GAA player taken off critical list at US hospital
Mark McGovern was put into a medically-induced coma after sustaining serious injuries during a Gaelic match in San Francisco last month.
# DADT
Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court
A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.
# Investigation
'No eyewitnesses' to identify assailant of comatose GAA player
Victim’s alleged attacker said to have stood over the player and told him “you won’t get up from that”.
# GAA
GAA star in a coma after clash in US match
Mark McGovern was playing in San Francisco when he was seriously injured in an off-the-ball incident at the weekend.
# fishy tale
Goldfish ban for San Fran?
A ban on the purchase of goldfish has been sought in San Francisco to prevent the animals suffering.
# Foreskin Man
Comic-book hero 'Foreskin Man' criticised as anti-Semitic
It’s fair to say the man who fights Orthdox Jews and doctors who perform circumcisions is not your average comic-book hero.
LIVE
Man catches fire in adult bookstore
Onlookers tried to help after man ran out of store in flames – police in San Francisco are trying to establish how he caught fire.
# Ex files
Barry Bonds is a major league jerk, says former girlfriend in trial
It was a dramatic day of testimony as baller’s ex describes threats, shrunken testicles and lies.
# ipad 2
Apple's iPad 2 to be unveiled tomorrow amid heightened anticipation
The new tablet computer will be unveiled tomorrow ending months of speculation.
# USA
Six dead after San Francisco explosion
The death toll rises after a natural gas explosion rocks the neighbourhood of San Bruno.