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Elderly man arrested in Daly City medical building shooting

sfgate.com — An elderly man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting at a medical building in Daly City, police said. The incident began about 1:30 p.m., when police responded to the second floor of a medical building at 1500 Southgate Ave. to investigate a doctor's report that there was as man with a gun, Mackriss said.
RT @henryklee: Man, 84, nabbed by @DalyCityPD in medical building shooting. Octogenerian's motive not known. w/@sfkale @VivianHo bit.ly/QAaQMO
RT @henryklee: Man, 84, nabbed by @DalyCityPD in medical building shooting. Octogenerian's motive not known. w/@sfkale @VivianHo bit.ly/QAaQMO
Man, 84, nabbed by @DalyCityPD in medical building shooting. Octogenerian's motive not known. w/@sfkale @VivianHo bit.ly/QAaQMO

EndGame in Oakland draws fans of old-fashioned pastimes

sfgate.com — The unique symbiotic arrangement has allowed the store to survive, and even expand, despite a business plan and location that to an outsider might look like a longshot. In a world overwhelmed by smartphone apps and video games, the store sells only board games, card games, miniatures for war gaming and other analog pastimes.
RT @peterhartlaub: Oakland success story: Customers, employees bond over board games at @EndGameOakland, find happy home in Old Oakland. sfgate.com/default/articl…
Oakland success story: Customers, employees bond over board games at @EndGameOakland, find happy home in Old Oakland. sfgate.com/default/articl…

Madame Tussauds unveils Mark Zuckerberg wax figure

blog.sfgate.com — Madame Tussauds bills itself as an attraction, not a museum. You can't touch the exhibits at a museum; at the kitschy Fisherman's Wharf spot - reopening on June 26 - you can touch with impunity. Which may not be the best news for Mark Zuckerberg's dignity. On Wednesday, Mad
The ultimate compliment: Madame Tussauds unveils Mark Zuckerberg wax figure -- complete with hoodie blog.sfgate.com/stew/2014/04/2…
There’s now a (barefoot) wax figure of Mark Zuckerberg at Madame Tussauds bit.ly/1igEIDu pic.twitter.com/laJSm9M3DY
RT @SFGate: Madame Tussauds unveils wax figure of Zuckerberg in all his hoodie-wearing, barefoot glory. sfg.ly/1hq8gi9 pic.twitter.com/rwmkZfnCLM

Oakland sued over shooting of 16-year-old by police

sfgate.com — The father of a 16-year-old boy who was shot in the face by an Oakland police officer who mistook him for a robbery suspect filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday against the city. Frenswa Raynor suffered a graze wound to his lower right jaw April 3, 2013 when he was shot by Officer Bryan Clifford, said the suit filed in U.S.
RT @henryklee: City sued over shooting of 16-year-old in jaw by @oaklandpoliceca. Teen was mistaken as robbery suspect sfgate.com/crime/article/… via @sfgate
City sued over shooting of 16-year-old in jaw by @oaklandpoliceca. Teen was mistaken as robbery suspect sfgate.com/crime/article/… via @sfgate

Montana, Marino to play in Candlestick flag football game

sfgate.com — The former NFL players' game, sponsored by HP and part of San Francisco Rec and Park's "Last Summer at the Stick" series, will follow a game between the San Francisco police and fire departments. Montana earned the second of his three Super Bowl MVP awards by completing 24 of 35 passes for 331 yards, three TDs and rushing for 59 yards and another score.

Calling all cars … San Francisco motorists call for “transportation balance”

blog.sfgate.com — As San Francisco has implemented its 40-year-old Transit First policy more assertively in recent years, some car-loving residents have grumbled, fumed and quietly plotted revenge. Their targets are the politicians and bureaucrats who have visited upon the city such evils as bike lanes, transit-only lanes, variable parking meter rates, higher parking charges and enforcing meters on Sundays (recently revoked).
RT @ctuan: SF car-lovers, feeling ignored, rev up campaign to put "transportation balance" policy to a vote. blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/20…
SF car-lovers, feeling ignored, rev up campaign to put "transportation balance" policy to a vote. blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/20…

Cal football's Ted Agu died of heart ailment

sfgate.com — A Cal football player who collapsed in February during a training run outside Memorial Stadium died of a heart condition that has been a common cause of sudden deaths among athletes, authorities said Wednesday. Ted Agu, 21, died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or excessive thickening of the heart muscle, according to the Alameda County coroner's office.
RT @henryklee: Coroner: @CalFootball's Ted Agu died of heart ailment. He collapsed during supervised training run. bit.ly/1iazlLd
Coroner: @CalFootball's Ted Agu died of heart ailment. He collapsed during supervised training run. bit.ly/1iazlLd

How glass skins are remaking S.F. buildings

sfgate.com — If there's an architectural version of the extreme makeover, it's the redo of four buildings in northeast San Francisco, where chunky concrete coats have been swapped for gowns of sleek, clear glass. [...] they're in the middle of the action, old boxes in new wrapping meant to turn the heads of potential tenants and residents.
RT @AdamNMayer: How glass skins are remaking S.F. buildings sfgate.com/bayarea/place/… by @JohnKingSFChron Comments section shows ignorance about glass facades
On S.F. edge of skyline it's out with concrete and in with glass. My take on trend. sfgate.com/bayarea/place/… via @SFGate
I repeat, striptease MT @JohnKingSFChron Architectural striptease: SF buildings trade concrete skins for sleek glass: sfgate.com/bayarea/place/…
Architectural striptease: 4 chunky SF buildings trade their old concrete skins for sleek new glass. sfgate.com/bayarea/place/…
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Surprise! School for gifted kids is nation’s top high school

blog.sfgate.com — A Dallas school for gifted students once again took the top slot among public high schools across the country, according to the annual U.S. News and World Report public high school rankings.
Two Bay Area high schools -- guess which in SF? --make US News list of 50 best in the country blog.sfgate.com/education/2014…
Surprise! School for gifted kids is nation's top high school. The annual list is in, fwiw. blog.sfgate.com/education/2014…

Women are hacking the tech dress code

are you fucking kidding me? Women are hacking the tech dress code - SFGate sfgate.com/style/article/… via @SFGate
Srsly, that dress is killer. MT @SFGate Power suits are so passé. The evolution of Silicon Valley's dress code: sfg.ly/1lG2c95

S.F. city attorney sues 2 landlords over short-term rentals

sfgate.com — City Attorney Dennis Herrera jumped into the war over San Francisco's dwindling housing supply and booming short-term rentals Wednesday, accusing two property owners of illegally converting residential buildings into pricey tourist hotels after evicting longtime tenants, two of them disabled.
SF housing policy seems like a three-way suicide pact. sfg.ly/1ih5bAU

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is stepping down

blog.sfgate.com — Zynga founder Mark Pincus is stepping down from his operational role as chief product officer to focus on serving as chairman of its board of directors, according to a blog post. CEO Don Mattrick thanked Pincus for his service at the San Francisco-based social gaming company since its foundi
Zynga founder Mark Pincus steps away from operational role at his game company - The Technology Chronicles buff.ly/1mGubcP @markpinc

Del Piero touted as possible coach for Sydney FC

sfgate.com — the firing Wednesday of Frank Farina â€" the team's seventh coach in nine seasons â€" has triggered hype in the Australian media that the 2006 World Cup winner might move into a coaching role next season. Another contender mentioned is former Dutch player and coach Han Berger, who will step down from his role as technical director at Football Federation Australia in June.

Albany will pay homeless to leave Bulb

sfgate.com — Albany will pay 28 homeless people $3,000 each to leave the Bulb, a former landfill along San Francisco Bay that's slated for parkland, according to a settlement released Wednesday. The agreement, between the city and a homeless advocacy group, calls for Bulb residents to leave the property by Friday, along with their pets and belongings, and stay away at least a year.

Surgery for boy, 5, after Oakland paintball shooting

sfgate.com — (04-23) 13:06 PDT OAKLAND -- A 5-year-old boy was shot in the eye with a paintball gun as he rode in a car in West Oakland, police said Wednesday. Komari Hunter was hit in his left eye on the 1700 block of Ninth Street about 6:10 p.m. Tuesday.
Top cop @oaklandpoliceca stops by Children's @Hospital4kids to visit boy, 5, shot in eye with paintball sfgate.com/crime/article/… via @sfgate
Boy, 5, undergoes eye surgery at Children's @Hospital4kids after being shot by paintball @oaklandpoliceca sfgate.com/crime/article/… via @sfgate
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