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Tag: Morning Splash

December 24, 2010 | 7:10 am

Morning Splash

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Navy Considers Medal, 65 Years After a Heroic Act (Bay Citizen) Carl E. Clark, 94, served in World War II to defend America, not to win glory. “We just figured it was a war that had to be won,” said Mr. Clark, who lives in Menlo Park. Now the veteran, a remarkably modest man with […]

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Morning Splash: A Giants’ Step, Election Preview, Appeals Court Hears Arizona Immigration Law

November 2, 2010 | 8:02 am

Morning Splash: A Giants’ Step, Election Preview, Appeals Court Hears Arizona Immigration Law

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It was one Giants‘ step for mankind last night. Well, let’s not go too crazy. On second thought: let’s! Congratulations to the Giants, who beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 to take the World Series four games to one. Edgar Renteria, who hit a homer that drove in all three Giant’ runs, was named the Series’ […]

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Morning Splash: Giants On Verge, Global Warming Rules Proposed, Halloween Violence

November 1, 2010 | 8:01 am

Morning Splash: Giants On Verge, Global Warming Rules Proposed, Halloween Violence

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Tonight, something may happen that has not occurred since 1954 and never in San Francisco: The Giants may win the World Series. Last night, Madison Bumgarner, the precociously cool 21-year old with the Dickensian name, threw eight shutout innings, leading the Giants to a 4-0 victory over the Rangers. Game 5 is today at 4:57 […]

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Morning Splash: Mehserle Speaks From Prison; Whitman: Housekeeper Should Be Deported; Poll: Boxer by 8

October 29, 2010 | 8:04 am

Morning Splash: Mehserle Speaks From Prison; Whitman: Housekeeper Should Be Deported; Poll: Boxer by 8

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Who are those guys in orange and black uniforms that have now scored 20 runs in two World Series games–a whole week’s worth of offense during the regular season–and what have they done with the Giants? San Francisco now leads Texas two games to none after last night’s 9 – 0 win. That’s a score […]

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Morning Splash: Giants, PG&E Confirms San Bruno Pipeline Move, New Google Place Search

October 28, 2010 | 8:02 am

Morning Splash: Giants, PG&E Confirms San Bruno Pipeline Move, New Google Place Search

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The Giants knocked previously unflappable, unhittable Cliff Lee out of the box in the fifth inning on their way to an 11-7 victory over the Rangers in Game 1 of the World Series. Matt Cain goes up against C.J. Wilson in Game 2, tonight, 4:57 p.m., AT&T Park. Also, in the Chronicle today: Giants’ President […]

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Morning Splash: World Series, Mehserle Sentencing Approaches, Fiorina Hospitalized

October 27, 2010 | 8:02 am

Morning Splash: World Series, Mehserle Sentencing Approaches, Fiorina Hospitalized

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World Series, Game 1. Texas at San Francisco. Tonight, 4:57 p.m. The defense and prosecution both filed briefs related to the upcoming Nov 5 sentencing of Johannes Mehserle, the former BART police officer convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Oscar Grant. From the Chronicle: Mehserle faces five to 14 years in prison […]

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