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Random Marlins Fan at Giants Game Unveiled

nbcbayarea.com — the cove If you've been watching the Giants these last few weeks -- and if you're reading this, we'll assume you have been -- you probably, at some point, noticed a random Marlins fan behind home plate cheering on the Giants. It's possible you missed him, since he's wearing orange just like a Giants fan would.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @GiantsCove: Who's that random Marlins fan in the stands behind home plate tonight? An old story from 2012 sheds some light: nbcbay.com/ubZpjYk

Oct 21, 2014

RT @GiantsCove: Who's that random Marlins fan in the stands behind home plate tonight? An old story from 2012 sheds some light: nbcbay.com/ubZpjYk

Oct 21, 2014

RT @GiantsCove: Who's that random Marlins fan in the stands behind home plate tonight? An old story from 2012 sheds some light: nbcbay.com/ubZpjYk

Oct 21, 2014

RT @GiantsCove: Who's that random Marlins fan in the stands behind home plate tonight? An old story from 2012 sheds some light: nbcbay.com/ubZpjYk

Apple Pay World Series: San Francisco and Kansas City Stadiums to Accept Concession Stand Payments Via iPhone 6

nbcbayarea.com — Forget Ned Yost and the Kansas City Royals bunting their way to a World Series title. The real action is in the concourse, with tech-savvy fans whipping out Apple's brand new app to pay for Cracker Jacks. Forbes is reporting the news that Apple Pay, which launched this week, is bringing "contactless acceptance" "to ballpark food and beverage concessions."
Oct 21, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: Apple Pay World Series: San Francisco and Kansas City stadiums to accept concession stand payments via iPhone 6. nbcbay.com/GsnlHxo

Oct 21, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: Apple Pay World Series: San Francisco and Kansas City stadiums to accept concession stand payments via iPhone 6. nbcbay.com/GsnlHxo

Oct 21, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: Apple Pay World Series: San Francisco and Kansas City stadiums to accept concession stand payments via iPhone 6. nbcbay.com/GsnlHxo

San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals: "Dynasty vs. Destiny" in 2014 World Series

nbcbayarea.com — The game is being billed as Dynasty vs. Destiny. The dynasty title goes to the San Francisco Giants, who have won two World Series championships in the past four years, and a third win would cement their team as a "genuine dynasty" because they would become the first National League team in nearly 70 years to pull off the historic feat.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @GiantsCove: "We're such a lucky city," @MayorEdLee tells @KNBR. "I"m such a lucky mayor" nbcbay.com/9pm6Ybd #WorldSeries

Oct 21, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: SF Giants vs. Kansas City Royals is being billed as the "Destiny vs. Dynasty" World Series game nbcbay.com/dAea3R4 Who's gonna win?

Oct 21, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: SF Giants vs. Kansas City Royals is being billed as the "Destiny vs. Dynasty" World Series game nbcbay.com/dAea3R4 Who's gonna win?

"I'm So Lucky": NBC News Freelancer Mukpo Ebola-Free

nbcbayarea.com — Ashoka Mukpo, the cameraman diagnosed with Ebola while working in Liberia as a freelancer for NBC News, has been declared free of the virus and will be allowed to leave a biocontainment unit at the...

"Downton Abbey" Season 5 Trailer Promises "Bad" Secrets and Major Drama

nbcbayarea.com — The new season of "Downton Abbey" is going to heat up. Literally. The fifth season kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 9 p.m. on PBS with a fire that rages through the hallowed halls. But that's far from the only drama rocking the passageways of the Crawley residence.

Staples Probes Possible Data Breach

nbcbayarea.com — Staples Inc said it was "investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and has contacted law enforcement."

Yosemite National Park Entrance, Camping Fees Might Go Up

nbcbayarea.com — Visitors to Yosemite National Park may soon have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases announced Monday. A seven-day pass for each car entering Yosemite could go up from $20 to $30, Ranger Scott Gediman said, adding that rates last changed in 1997.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @NBCLA: Visitors to Yosemite National Park may have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases. 4.nbcla.com/1wlYW8k

Is Bloom Energy Greenwashing the Public?

nbcbayarea.com — Bloom Energy has garnered international attention for creating technology that turns fuel into electricity. The Silicon Valley company's energy servers, called Bloom boxes, produce on-site power and aim to operate as a cleaner source of energy than the traditional power grid.
Oct 21, 2014

We all pay for incentives for @Bloom_Energy in our PG&E bills, but are we getting the CO2 savings #Bloom promised? bit.ly/1wmCeN9

Death Threat Made to 8-Year-Old Daughter of Prop. 46 Co-Author

nbcbayarea.com — The co-author of a California ballot proposition says he will continue to support the initiative despite receiving a death threat against his young daughter. Bob Pack confirmed to NBC4 that he and his wife, Carmen, recently received a phone call at their San Francisco Bay Area home in which the caller warned the couple that if they didn't withdraw their support for Prop.
Oct 21, 2014

Author of California medical malpractice bill receives death threats to 8 y/o daughter nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Dea…

4.7M Americans Should Get Air Bags Fixed, Regulator Warns

nbcbayarea.com — U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of more than 4.7 million vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately. The warning issued Monday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration covers vehicles from multiple manufacturers that date to 2002.