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Feb 21, 2013

Couple finds $11,000: Chinese left $11K in cash near Golden Gate Bridge

Couple finds $11,000 near Golden Gate Bridge
By in Lifestyle, Travel, United States, World No comments

A couple finds over $11,000 in cash inside a camera bag left in a parking lot near the Golden Gate Bridge on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2013. Golden Gate Bridge Credit: Rich Niewiroski Jr./Wikimedia Commons Carlos and Barbara Landeros of Vallejo, California were in San Francisco to spend their Valentine’s Day dinner when they discovered […]


Jan 3, 2013

Man Swept To Sea Near Point Reyes Beach Trying To Save His Dog (Video)

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Dog is really man’s best friend. This was proven by a man swept to sea while trying to save his dog in a Northern California beach on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2013. Charles Quaid and his wife was walking along the beach, near Point Reyes, when a wave of water washed off their dog. […]


Aug 6, 2012

eBay Now app launched, offers same-day shipping, debuts at San Francisco

eBay Now
By in Internet, Lifestyle, Shopping, Software, Technology, United States No comments

Updated: October 11, 2012 5:50 p.m. Read New eBay: Website redesigned with new logo, eBay Lifestyle Deals silently launched Online shopping giant eBay recently launched an app called eBay Now, where customers can buy items from local merchants and may be able to receive them on the same day, and is currently available to San […]


Apr 21, 2012

Sam Wo closed: San Francisco restaurant known for ‘world’s rudest waiter’ closes after 100 years

Sam Wo restaurant
By in Business, Food, United States No comments

Sam Wo, the Chinese restaurant in San Francisco, California, known for having the so-called ‘world’s rudest waiter‘ named Edsel Ford Fung (sometimes written as Edsel Ford Fong), is now closed after 100 years in food service. Sam Wo Restaurant Image Credit: Samwo-Restaurant.com “We will be closing our doors on 4/20/12. Thank you for all the […]


Dec 1, 2011

McDonald’s Happy Meal toys in San Francisco free no more, now for sale, to fight child obesity

McDonald's Happy Meal toys in San Francisco free no more, now for sale, to fight child obesity
By in Food, Health, Lifestyle, United States 1 comment

McDonald’s Happy Meal toys in San Francisco will be for sale starting Thursday, December 01, 2011, as an action against child obesity. They were previously being offered free as part of their promo. McDonald’s Happy Meal Image Credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images As noted at US news sites that day, the Mighty Kids Meals and […]


Nov 10, 2011

San Francisco Election Result: Interim Mayor Ed Lee wins, first elected Chinese-American mayor

San Francisco Election Result: Interim Mayor Ed Lee wins, first elected Chinese-American mayor
By in International, Politics, United States No comments

Interim Mayor Ed Lee reportedly declared himself as the winner of the recent election in San Francisco, California; and to become the first elected Chinese-American mayor in the US. San Francisco Interim Mayor Ed Lee Image Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images As noted at US news sites on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, the San Francisco election, […]


Sep 3, 2011

Lost iPhone 5 prototype update: San Francisco police help Apple security in home search, reports say

Lost iPhone 5 prototype update: San Francisco police help Apple security in home search, reports say
By in Smartphone, Technology, United States 1 comment

San Francisco police reportedly admitted their participation in helping Apple to find the lost iPhone 5 prototype, as the company security allegedly searched a man’s house in Bernal Heights. Speculated appearance of iPhone 5 Image Credit: MacRumors.com As reported earlier, a source told CNET that an Apple employee lost the iPhone 5 prototype last July, […]


Sep 1, 2011

iPhone 5 prototype lost by Apple employee in a San Francisco bar, reports say

iPhone 5 prototype lost by Apple employee in a San Francisco bar, reports say
By in Smartphone, Technology, United States 1 comment

Updated: September 3, 2011 5:53 p.m. Read Lost iPhone 5 prototype update: San Francisco police help Apple security in home search, reports say An iPhone 5 prototype was reportedly left by an Apple employee while enjoying in a bar in Mission district, San Francisco, and is still nowhere to be found. Cava 22, where the […]


Aug 17, 2011

Stolen Rembrandt drawing ‘The Judgment’ recovered in Encino church

Stolen Rembrandt drawing ‘The Judgment’ recovered in Encino church
By in Arts, Lifestyle, United States, World No comments

The stolen Rembrandt drawing titled “The Judgment” has been recovered in a church in San Fernando Valley, after an unnamed tipster reported to local authorities. Stolen Rembrandt drawing being recovered Image Credit: Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times According to US news sites on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, L.A. County Sheriff officials have recovered the stolen Rembrandt […]


Aug 16, 2011

Swarmanoid robot movie wins Best Video Award at the 2011 AAAI Video Competition (Video)

Swarmanoid robot movie wins Best Video Award at the 2011 AAAI Video Competition (Video)
By in Amazing, Science, Technology, United States No comments

The Swarmanoid robot movie recently won the Best Video award from the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), with the winning video entry available below. Swarmanoid robot in action Image Credit: Swarmanoid.org As noted by AAAI on its official website, the 2011 AAAI Video Competition was held in San Francisco, California from August […]