SAN FRANCISCO | New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

NonProfit University Blog

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the city’s drug- and violence-riddled projects.

SAN FRANCISCO | Lead widens, but San Francisco mayor race too close to call

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The gap widened between the leading candidates in the race for San Francisco mayor, but it is still too close to call. Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Lead widens, but San Francisco mayor race too close to call at STL.News.

SAN FRANCISCO | Ranked-choice voting makes San Francisco mayor’s race tight

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s race for mayor remained too close to call Wednesday as the elections department reported it has about 90,000 more ballots to process. Mark Leno San Francisco San Francisco mayor's race TodayNews

SAN FRANCISCO  | California to defend immigration laws against Trump

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SAN FRANCISCO — After repeatedly suing the Trump administration over U.S. Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California to defend immigration laws against Trump at STL.News. General against Trump California defend Immigration laws San Francisco TodayNews

SAN FRANCISCO  | Business sector pick Breed leads San Francisco mayor’s race

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SAN FRANCISCO — Business community favorite London Breed was leading in the race for San Francisco mayor in a competitive race that may not be declared Tuesday. Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Business sector pick Breed leads San Francisco mayor’s race at STL.News.

SAN FRANCISCO | California judge who sentenced Stanford swimmer faces voters

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California voters are deciding whether to remove a judge from office for the first time in decades because he sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison.

SAN FRANCISCO | Dereck Rodriguez, Pudge’s son, gets 1st W; SF tops Phils 6-1

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dereck Rodriguez earned his first big league win, giving up a home run to Jake Arrieta but outpitching the Phillies ace to lead the San Francisco Giants over Philadelphia 6-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

SAN FRANCISCO | Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is trying to drag the U.S.’s Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls at STL.News. General Apple's promise reliable information San Francisco today's increasingly TodayNews U.S.'s

SAN FRANCISCO | A surprising bullying battleground: Senior centers

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | A surprising bullying battleground: Senior centers at STL.News. General bullying battleground Fistfights broke out at karaoke San Francisco senior centers TodayNews

SAN FRANCISCO  | Seniors confront an unwanted late-life pest: Bullies

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SAN FRANCISCO — The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Seniors confront an unwanted late-life pest: Bullies at STL.News. General Bullies late-life pest San Francisco Seniors confront TodayNews unwanted

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. | Better late than never: Library gets book 47 years overdue

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) AP) — A book nearly five decades overdue has been returned to the San Francisco Public Library. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the paperback’s cover is detached from its spine and there’s a hole in the title page.

SAN FRANCISCO | Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

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SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations.

SAN FRANCISCO | Diamondbacks edge Giants 3-2, spoil Bumgarner’s season debut

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SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner tossed six solid innings in his long-awaited season debut but was outpitched by Patrick Corbin as the Arizona Diamondbacks held off San Francisco 3-2 on Tuesday night, ending the Giants’ five-game winning streak.

SAN FRANCISCO | Arrieta fumes on Phillies, “worst in the league with shifts”

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SAN FRANCISCO — Jake Arrieta is demanding the Philadelphia Phillies shift their strategy. The Phillies ace criticized his team’s defensive shifting following a 6-1 loss Sunday that completed a three-game sweep for the San Francisco Giants.

SAN FRANCISCO  | California high court to rule on social media access

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SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court will decide whether Facebook and other social media companies must turn over user content to criminal defendants. Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California high court to rule on social media access at STL.News.

SAN FRANCISCO  | Google blames Wikipedia for “Nazism” tag on California GOP

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SAN FRANCISCO — NN. Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Google blames Wikipedia for “Nazism” tag on California GOP at STL.News. Business box screen-captured by Vice News California GOP Google blames Wikipedia Nazism tag San Francisco TodayNews

SAN FRANCISCO | Google blames Wikipedia for linking California GOP to Nazism

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SAN FRANCISCO — Google is blaming “vandalism” at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included “Nazism.”

SAN FRANCISCO | Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A bronze plaque honoring soccer star Brandi Chastain got a red card Tuesday after a social media outcry over its unflattering portrayal of the athlete.

SAN FRANCISCO | Soccer star Brandi Chastain or Gary Busey? Fans pan plaque

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night.

SAN FRANCISCO  | Gonzalez hits 2-run single in 12th, Rockies beat Giants 5-3

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SAN FRANCISCO — Carlos Gonzalez blooped a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the 12th inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies past the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Thursday night in the clubs’ first meeting of the year.

San Francisco News: Former IRS-CI Special Agent, Alena Aleykina Convicted Of Filing False Tax Returns, Theft Of Government Money And Obstruction Of Justice

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SAN FRANCISCO – Alena Aleykina, former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Division, was convicted on June 15 after a jury in Sacramento, Calif.,

SAN FRANCISCO  | Nursing homes, senior centers find bullying has no age limit

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SAN FRANCISCO —The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Nursing homes, senior centers find bullying has no age limit at STL.News. General age limit Nursing homes San Francisco senior centers TodayNews

SAN FRANCISCO | Facebook: We’re better at policing nudity than hate speech

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is challenging for the company because computer programs have difficulties understanding the nuances of human language, the company said Tuesday.

CASTRO VALLEY, Calif | Man dies after Tesla crashes into San Francisco area pond

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Continue reading CASTRO VALLEY, Calif | Man dies after Tesla crashes into San Francisco area pond at STL.News. CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (AP)

Are San Francisco Nonprofits Getting Priced Out?

Associations Now

Dozens of nonprofits have applied for public funding in response to a rise in commercial rents corresponding with San Francisco’s growing status as a tech hub. The San Francisco Examiner reported this week that 42 nonprofits applied for funds ahead of the November deadline.

Countdown to the Leading Change Summit in San Francisco

SocialFish

Launching this September 3-6 in San Francisco, LCS is not your typical conference with hundreds of workshops to choose from, and parties every night. You’re invited to NTEN’s inaugural Leading Change Summit in San Francisco.

Counseling Association Chooses San Francisco as New Host of 2017 Annual Meeting

Associations Now

With 10 months to go before its 2017 conference, the American Counseling Association has selected San Francisco as its host city. We believe that San Francisco will be an enjoyable and active city for our conference,” ACA CEO Richard Yep, FASAE, CAE, said in a statement.

Goodwill Modernizes the Donation Bin in San Francisco

Associations Now

But with a little redesign, a little technology, and a little collaboration, a new Goodwill initiative in San Francisco aims to make it painless for the public to donate textiles. The post Goodwill Modernizes the Donation Bin in San Francisco appeared first on Associations Now

San Francisco Backs Down on Cellphone Radiation Law

Associations Now

After a legal challenge by CTIA-The Wireless Association, the city of San Francisco has decided to halt its plan to enforce an ordinance requiring warnings to consumers about the dangers of cellphone radiation.

LOS ANGELES | Giants’ Longoria having hand surgery, hopes to return soon

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria has elected to have surgery on his broken left hand, hoping that can speed his return to the field. Sports Evan Longoria hand surgery Los Angeles Miami's Dan Straily San Francisco Giants TodayNews

San Francisco Here We Come

SocialFish

So we're about to head off to sunny San Francisco for NTEN's NTC09 conference. I know some of you will be there and I'm very excited to meet a bunch of NTENny peeps in person for the first time, as well as hang out with Brian Solis , Chris Carfi , Margaret Francis and any other local Tweeps we can find! If you are local and want to meet up, please contact us via Twitter ( @maddiegrant and @lindydreyer ).

Anti-Tobacco Group Plays Small Ball, May Win Big in San Francisco

Associations Now

Now, the group is taking a grassroots approach and could score its first win this week in San Francisco. The post Anti-Tobacco Group Plays Small Ball, May Win Big in San Francisco appeared first on Associations Now

WASHINGTON | Harper hits 19th homer and Nats hold off Giants 7-5

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit his National League-leading 19th homer of the season and the Washington Nationals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Saturday. Sports Bryce Harper National League-leading San Francisco Giants TodayNews Washington Washington Nationals

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner makes season debut, are Phils shifty?

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The ace rejoins a San Francisco team that has hovered around.500, but has won four in a row and is right in the middle of an NL West race where no one has seized control. Sports Bumgarner makes season debut Madison Bumgarner MVP San Francisco team TodayNews World Series

Former 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark dead at 61

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Dwight Clark, the former 49ers wide receiver whose reception known as “The Catch” sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. Sports Dwight Clark NFC championship game San Francisco Super Bowl The Catch TodayNews

MIAMI | Giants 3B Longoria has broken hand after being hit by pitch

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MIAMI (AP) — San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria has a broken left hand after being hit by a pitch. Sports Evan Longoria Giants beat the Marlins Miami San Francisco Giants TodayNews

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See You at NTC 2012 in San Francisco Next Week!

Beth Kanter's Blog

Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco! Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco! Flickr Photo by Star Dust.

NEW YORK | Microsoft paying $7.5 billion for GitHub

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The San Francisco startup was founded in 2008 and has grown sharply since announcing its first outside investment in 2012. Business hangout GitHub New York San Francisco startup software developers TodayNewsNEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft says it’s paying $7.5 billion in stock for the popular coder hangout GitHub. GitHub is a platform where software developers can go to host and review each other’s code.

A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

The next three top-dollar locations: Oahu Island in Hawaii ($221 a night), San Francisco ($207) and Miami ($185). Filed under: Associations , Meetings Tagged: Atlanta , Denver , event , hospitality , Hotel News Now , hotels , Miami , Nashville , revenue , ROI , San Francisco , STR Inc.

The Big Picture: The Gripman Cometh

The Big Picture

My family and I just enjoyed a spring break vacation in San Francisco (or we enjoyed two days and then we endured the cold rain during the others anyways). Had similar experiences in San Francisco. Yep, we had both types of experiences on our last trip to San Fran.