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October 30, 2012 | 8:19 am

A.M. Splash: Schools Drop Bid for US Funds; Top Execs Leave Apple; 49ers Stadium Money Challenged; DA Tries to Limit Mirkarimi

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S.F., Oakland drop bid for U.S. school funds (SF Chronicle) Stuck in a standoff with teachers unions, the San Francisco and Oakland school districts have abandoned efforts to bring in up to $15 million each to develop high-quality math classes for upper-elementary and middle school students. The two districts spent months preparing a joint application […]

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Photos: Celebrations of Giants’ World Series Win Get Rowdy

October 29, 2012 | 4:37 am

Photos: Celebrations of Giants’ World Series Win Get Rowdy

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UPDATE 11:50 a.m.: KQED’s Aarti Shahani interviewed San Francisco police Officer Gordon Shyy about last night’s celebrations. “After the night progressed, and after the real fans headed home, some of the celebrations turned ugly,” he said. Here are some notes from their conversation: Police made 36 arrests, including 23 arrests on felony charges. Two involved […]

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Fans React to 10th Inning Heroics, Celebrate Giants’ World Series Win

October 28, 2012 | 9:18 pm

Fans React to 10th Inning Heroics, Celebrate Giants’ World Series Win

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The Detroit Tigers took the San Francisco Giants to 10 innings in Game 4 of the 2012 World Series. The Giants led the series 3-0, and a win in Game 4 would bring the World Series championship to San Francisco for the second time in three years.

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Giants Sweep Tigers For 2nd World Series Win in Three Years

October 28, 2012 | 8:50 pm

Giants Sweep Tigers For 2nd World Series Win in Three Years

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The Giants are set to arrive at San Francisco International Airport at 3 p.m. (via the San Francisco Chronicle) The victory parade will begin at the foot of Market Street at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The parade ends at Civic Center. (via the San Francisco Chronicle) DETROIT (AP) – Kung Fu Panda, The Freak, The Beard […]

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How Cute is Sergio Romo?

October 26, 2012 | 1:58 pm

How Cute is Sergio Romo?

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If you were paying close attention to Game 2 of the World Series Thursday night on Fox, you may have heard announcer Joe Buck make a very unbaseball-like comment just before going to commercial. He called Sergio Romo a “beauty.” The remark was made immediately after a long dugout interview with the Giants’ closer, who […]

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News Pix: Giants in the World Series, Occupy Oakland Celebrates Anniversary, Earthquakes Break Ground and More

October 26, 2012 | 1:18 pm

News Pix: Giants in the World Series, Occupy Oakland Celebrates Anniversary, Earthquakes Break Ground and More

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Frank and Leticia Romo’s shrine to their son Sergio’s baseball career in his childhood bedroom in Brawley, California. About 25,000 people live in this farm town, out in the desert scrubland. Main Street is a dusty arcade of shuttered stores. Unemployment is over 30 percent, among the highest in the state. There’s no big college, no […]

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Giants Beat Detroit, Take 2-0 Series Lead

October 25, 2012 | 8:30 pm

Giants Beat Detroit, Take 2-0 Series Lead

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position — way ahead in a postseason series. Madison Bumgarner shut down the Detroit Tigers for seven innings, then the Giants took advantage of a bunt that stayed fair to eke out the go-ahead run […]

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Giants Beat Tigers in Game 1 on Sandoval’s 3 Home Runs

October 24, 2012 | 8:38 pm

Giants Beat Tigers in Game 1 on Sandoval’s 3 Home Runs

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval became just the fourth player to hit three home runs in a World Series game, connecting twice against Justin Verlander and once off Al Alburquerque to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in Wednesday night’s opener. Sandoval hit a solo home run to right-center in […]

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In Sergio Romo’s Small Hometown, No. 1 Crop is Pro Baseball Players

October 24, 2012 | 12:02 pm

In Sergio Romo’s Small Hometown, No. 1 Crop is Pro Baseball Players

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by Valerie Hamilton, The California Report The San Francisco Giants will play the first game of the 2012 World Series tonight after what may have been the comeback of the year — beating the Cardinals three straight to win the National League title. Game Seven’s triumphant last pitch was thrown by closer Sergio Romo, a […]

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Everything Giants Fans Need to Know About the World Series

October 24, 2012 | 8:30 am

Everything Giants Fans Need to Know About the World Series

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Well Giants fans, this is it. You’ve been with the team through the ups and downs of the first half of the season. You stayed with them when Melky Cabrera was suspended. You cheered as they rallied to the NL West championship. You hung on as they won six elimination games in the postseason. Now […]

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