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Peter Magowan, leader of the SF Giants and Safeway, dies

Peter A. Magowan led a group of investors who bought the Giants, held the team in San Francisco and oversaw the construction of a downtown baseball stadium. Peter A. Magowan led a group of investors who bought the Giants, kept the team in San Francisco and supervised the construction of a ballpark in the city center. Photo: Frederic Larson / …

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Three of TripAdvisor's Best Restaurants Are Located in SF. One is a burger chain.

Updated by Alix Martichoux SFGATE 12:23 pm PST, Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Peach & tomato salad (Kokkari boss Erik Cosselmon) as seen in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. Peach & Tomato Salad (Kokkari Chef Erik Cosselmon) as seen in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. Photo: Craig Lee / Special for the Chronicle Photo: Craig …

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Marriott and SF hotel employees agree to end the strike

Striking hotel employees signed a contract with Marriott on Monday to end the biggest hotel strike in San Francisco for decades. The strike, which began on October 4, involved seven Marriott-operated hotels in San Francisco and started at his hotel the third month. Almost 2,500 workers marched in front of the hotels, demanding higher wages, less work and the maintenance …

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SF Giants owner gave $ 1K to PAC behind racist ad targeting black voters

Charles B. Johnson (left), who delivered $ 1,000 this summer to Black Americans for the San Francisco Giants, a political action committee Armed Forces in Arkansas encouraging voters to support French Hill Rep. (right). less Charles B. Johnson (left), who is believed to be the largest stakeholder in the San Francisco Giants, gave $ 1,000 this summer to Black Americans …

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Urban Analysis: Uber, Lyft are the largest contributors to the slowdown in S.F. Traffic

Statements released prior to the official publication of the report rejected the companies' belief that they were responsible for the deterioration in traffic conditions. Uber said the study was not responsible for a dramatic increase in tourism in recent years or traffic bottlenecks caused by more frequent cargo and e-commerce deliveries in the city. Lyft pointed to studies suggesting that …

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SF Fleet Week dazzles throngs by sea and sky

Brossing pier-side as part of San Francisco's annual Fleet Week, before the air show overhead divergent attention skyward and obliterated most normal- volume conversations. Through the morning, groups of up to 20 people, mostly parents squeezing children's hands to keep them from pushing the buttons, were guided by sailors serving in the Coast Guard, Navy and Royal Canadian Navy. " …

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SF prosecutor George Gascón decides not to re-elect

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced on Tuesday that he would not stand for re-election, ending an eight-year run as one of the country's most progressive prosecutors. Citing family responsibilities, including plans For his sick 90-year-old mother in Southern California, Gascón said he would not seek a third term. His term ends in late 2019. "At this time, I …

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Two scooter companies, Skip and Scoot, win SF permits

Bird scooters will not fly, but soon it will be possible to drive a scooter. James Martin And then there were two. Twelve companies, including Uber and Lyft, had been in possession of permits to operate dockless, rentable electric scooter programs in San Francisco. But the city had said room for only five . After three months of application studies, …

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