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San Francisco Startup Works On Developing Plants That Could Light City Streets

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — When the sun goes down in the city, we use streetlights to light our way. But what if we could rely on glowing plants instead? “We’ve developed a novel plant […]

10/08/2014

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Facebook Cracking Down On Fake Names On User Profiles

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Facebook is cracking down on people using fake names in their profiles, and that’s not sitting well with some of San Francisco’s drag queens and transgender performers. San Francisco’s ‘Sisters […]

09/12/2014

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Local ‘Hidden Cash’ Scavenger Hunt Coming To Los Angeles This Weekend

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An anonymous millionaire who has been hiding cash all over the San Francisco Bay Area says he is bringing his scavenger hunt for money to the Southland this weekend. The mystery man […]

05/28/2014

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Woman Wearing Google Glass Says She Was Attacked In San Francisco Bar

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – A Bay Area woman said she was attacked for wearing the Google Glass wearable computer at a bar in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury. Tech writer Sarah Slocum wrote on her Facebook […]

02/25/2014

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Paul McCartney Offers To Play Candlestick Park’s Final Show Before Its Demolition

In 1966, San Francisco’s Candlestick Park hosted The Beatles‘ final show. Now Paul McCartney is offering to return the favor by headlining the stadium’s final show before it gets knocked down in 2014. The city’s mayor Ed Lee told the San Francisco […]

08/19/2013

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Free Download Of Metallica Doing “Star-Spangled Banner”

On May 3rd, metal messiahs Metallica played the first-ever Metallica Night at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The game of the night was between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Donning Giants […]

06/03/2013

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Does San Francisco Suck? They Hate The Smell Of Bacon, So You Tell Us

How dare you San Francisco. HOW DARE YOU. The forward-thinking, possibly greatest restaurant in existence, Bacon Bacon, is closing its doors. Why? Because residents surrounding the establishment complained about the smell. You read that right, […]

93.1 Jack FM–05/17/2013

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Outside Lands Line-Up Announced: Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix

Outside Lands has come along way from the time the area received its nickname. 130 years ago, Outside Lands was an uninhabitable and inaccessible patch of sand dunes. Today, the beautiful state park is host […]

04/16/2013

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Dr. Cranfill’s NFL Conference Championship Picks!!!!!

AWWWWWWWWWWW YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Daddy took care of business in the Divisional Round!!!!!!!! I told you not to doubt #52 and to take the Ravens money line to win. And what happened? I told you the home-dog […]

01/18/2013

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Dr. Cranfills NFL Divisional Playoff Picks!!!!!

Before we get to this weeks picks, how’d I do last week? Well, I told you the Texans would cover, and they did. I told you the Vikings stood next to no chance to beat […]

93.1 Jack FM–01/11/2013

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