FRANCISCO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FRANCISCO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 49ers blanked in new stadium http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58307453-77/francisco-san-denver-stadium.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58307453-77/francisco-san-denver-stadium.html.csp">49ers blanked in new stadium</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JANIE McCAULEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T22:37:15.127-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Clara, Calif. • The San Francisco 49ers turned their hyped Levi’s Stadium debut into a real dud. So bad, in fact, tens of thousands of fans left the snazzy new Silicon Valley digs midway through the third quarter. Colin Kaepernick was thoroughly outshined by 38-year-old Peyton Manning in Denver’s 34-0 rout Sunday, with the San Francisco quarterback going 5 for 9 for 39 yards in his two series. The 49ers turned the ball over four times and gave up big plays on defense. “We’re off. It’s that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583074532014-08-17T22:37:15.127-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T22:37:15.127-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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As the San Francisco 49ers prepare for their first preseason game at new Levi’s Stadium, Kaepernick is determined to start something special in the team’s flashy new digs next-door to the practice fields where the quarterback spends most of his waking hours. And his Niners will get a nice test Sunday ag...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583041452014-08-16T23:01:42.439-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:01:42.439-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304145@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:42 MDT Nude political candidate campaigns in Times Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58268771-68/davis-naked-square-candidate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58268771-68/davis-naked-square-candidate.html.csp">Nude political candidate campaigns in Times Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • New York City’s Naked Cowboy may have met his match. San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis stripped buck naked in Times Square on Wednesday to campaign for the right to be nude in public. Davis spoke out against a 2013 San Francisco public nudity ban introduced by his opponent, Scott Wiener. He says nudity is a form of expression. After Davis’ speech he conducted interviews stark naked. Then he walked to where artist Andy Golub was body-painting another naked man. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582687712014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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His 12-game total: 52 catches, 597 yards and three TDs. There were injuries, and a tough personal moment with the unexpected death of his mother. Now he has a chance to start a new streak with his new team, back home in the Bay Area. Even if the skeptics wonder whether he can sti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582648372014-08-05T22:10:30.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T22:10:30.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Yankees, 5 p.m., ESPN Soccer • International Champions Cup, 6 p.m., FS1 Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Salt Lake at Fresno, 8 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM • Pioneer League, Missoula at Ogden, 7 p.m., 97.5 FM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson, 3-6 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM, 97.5 FM</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256738@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 23:02:06 MDT Giants acquire righty Jake Peavy from Red Sox http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227363-77/giants-peavy-red-sox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227363-77/giants-peavy-red-sox.html.csp">Giants acquire righty Jake Peavy from Red Sox</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JANIE McCAULEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Baseball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T17:08:32.671-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers. The 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner will start Sunday night’s series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants held a half-game division lead in the NL West against their rival going into Saturday night’s middle game at AT&T Park. The Giants have plenty of familiarity with Peavy, who pitched for ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582273632014-07-27T17:08:32.671-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T17:08:32.671-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The lack of diversity in Twitter’s workforce of roughly 3,000 people was spelled out in data released Wednesday by the San Francisco company. The breakdown revealed that 70 percent of Twitter’s worldwide workforce is composed of men. In the U.S., nearly 90 percent of Twitter’s workers are either white or Asia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582169942014-07-23T17:34:01.417-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T17:34:01.417-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207924@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT NFL: 49ers open posh, high-tech stadium in Santa Clara http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195454-77/stadium-nfl-clara-goodell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195454-77/stadium-nfl-clara-goodell.html.csp">NFL: 49ers open posh, high-tech stadium in Santa Clara</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANTONIO GONZALEZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T19:01:45.524-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 07:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Clara, Calif. • San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got a little teary on his drive to Levi’s Stadium on Thursday. His voice cracked while talking about taking his young son to games at the stadium for years to come. Others had a different reaction upon walking into the building: Wow! With confetti streaming down under a blue sky, the 49ers officially opened the $1.2 billion stadium in Santa Clara with a ribbon-cutting ceremony complete with all the opulence of their new home. NFL Commissione...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581954542014-07-18T19:01:45.524-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T19:01:45.524-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The San Francisco Giants are right in the chase for the NL West title despite recent stumbles. Bay Area baseball has delivered a stellar first half. It’s only mid-July and there is already talk of a special October and, perhaps, the first Bay Bridge Series since 1989. California could have four teams still playing into October. The two organiz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581926092014-07-17T16:43:12.932-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:43:12.932-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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For one juror, the award to the 45-year-old paramedic and San Francisco Giants fan who is now brain damaged sent a clear message about the need for better security at sporting events. The Dodgers “did have a (security) plan but somewhere along the line that plan broke. An...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581697772014-07-11T15:47:02.476-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T15:47:02.476-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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To most Jazz fans, Garcia could be best known as the guy who squared off last season against John Lucas III as the Houston Rockets were putting on the finishing touches of a beatdown of the Jazz. However, Garcia fits what the organization wants. That means he's a shooter, and one who can make 3-pointers and do it in a hurry. He's 6...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58168131@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:46:02 MDT Soda tax’s last stand? Bay Area preps for showdown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161024-79/tax-berkeley-drinks-francisco.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161024-79/tax-berkeley-drinks-francisco.html.csp">Soda tax’s last stand? Bay Area preps for showdown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T16:44:13.632-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don’t pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out? Sugary drinks have been under fire for years, with many blaming them for rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases. Yet efforts to curb consumption by imposing taxes and other measures have failed, in part because the beverage industry has spent millions to defeat the efforts. Now, the question of whether a bottle of Dr Pepper with 64 grams of sugar should be treated like a pack of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581610242014-07-08T16:44:13.632-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T16:44:13.632-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161024@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:44:13 MDT Burger King sells ‘Proud Whopper’ in San Francisco http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139578-79/burger-king-whopper-proud.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139578-79/burger-king-whopper-proud.html.csp">Burger King sells ‘Proud Whopper’ in San Francisco</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:41:02.822-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Burger King is celebrating gay pride with a message on its Whopper wrappers. The fast-food chain says it will post a video online Wednesday that shows scenes from a San Francisco location where it sold a “Proud Whopper.” Customers were not told what is in the burger, which comes wrapped in rainbow paper. Once opened up, a message inside the wrapper states, “We are all the same inside.” The idea is that the Proud Whopper is no different from the regular Whopper, despite its colorful pa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395782014-07-01T17:41:02.822-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:41:02.822-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139578@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:41:02 MDT