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Recent Summary.     Click for More > Gap's logo back to blue after fans complain  The move comes just one week after the company swapped it online for a new logo without saying a word Gymboree Oks $1.8B buyout Counterfeiting Busts At Firms Williams-Sonoma CEO Lester to retire Bankruptcy for Sharper Image  The retail chain known for selling expensive gadgets filed for bankruptcy protection, saying it plans to sell off stores and inventory Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop S.F. Board Bans Plastic Grocery Bags CEO Quits After Poor Season Profits Westfield Center Opens City considering fee on grocery bags Construction of Bloomingdale inaugurated Gap picks Disney exec as new CEO
Woman wins $5 million with Scratcher Gap to shutter many stores, lay off staff  Faced with rapidly declining sales at its flagship store brand, the apparel make will close about 25 percent of stores 175 of them in North America Gap's 1Q profit down 8 percent on currency fluctuations Gap says strong dollar weighs on revenue Gap surpasses Street 4Q forecasts on rising Old Navy Gap raises profit outlook as sales pick up in 4Q Gap 3Q earnings outlook tops estimate Gap, Advanced Micro Devices announce CEO changes  Gap CEO Glenn Murphy saying he will step down early next year and Advanced Micro Devices leader Rory Read stepping aside immediately $70 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot bought at Safeway Two slain at shop; merchant held Map of 269 Jefferson St San Francisco
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Nov.6   Gap
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Jan.31   Fishermans Wharf
  Hong Ri Wu, the 56-year-old proprietor of a hole-in-the-wall store is a suspect in gunning down a man and a woman who worked at the shop next door.    When police arrived they found Qiong Han Chu, and the woman...


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Oct.11   Gap
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Aug.3   Fishermans Wharf
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Nov.19   San Francisco
Oct.28   Gap
Mar.27   SF City Hall
Jan.22   Gap


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Sep.28   SF Downtown


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Woman wins $5 million with Scratcher Map of 2255 Gellert Boulevard South SF  Jane Mattier-Kane purchased the winning Ultimate Riches Scratcher at the Pak N Save. The owner of the store also takes home a prize Gap to shutter many stores, lay off staff


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Jun.15   Gap
  Faced with rapidly declining sales at its flagship store brand, the apparel make will close about 25 percent of stores 175 of them in North America


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May.21   Gap Gap's 1Q profit down 8 percent on currency fluctuations  Results were hurt by currency fluctuations and persistent sluggish sales at its Gap and Banana Republic stores May.11   Gap Gap says strong dollar weighs on revenue  The retailer behind the Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic brands said Monday that its first-quarter revenue fell 3 percent to $3

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Feb.26   Gap Gap surpasses Street 4Q forecasts on rising Old Navy  Gap reported net income of $319 million, or 75 cents per share, on $4.71 billion in revenue. Analysts expected a profit of 74 cents per shar... Feb.9   Gap Gap raises profit outlook as sales pick up in 4Q  Gap raised its profit guidance for its recently concluded fiscal year based on its fourth-quarter sales and reduced taxes, despite soft Janu...

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Jan.12   San Francisco Instacart grocery delivery startup raises $220 million


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Nov.6   Gap Gap 3Q earnings outlook tops estimate  Gap Inc. shares are up in extended trading after the retailer predicted third-quarter earnings that topped market forecasts Oct.8   Gap Gap, Advanced Micro Devices announce CEO changes
  Gap CEO Glenn Murphy saying he will step down early next year and Advanced Micro Devices leader Rory Read stepping aside immediately
Aug.21   Gap Gap profit tops estimates as Old Navy boosts sales Jul.24   SF Downtown Macy's S.F. workers set to strike over commissions Jul.12   SF Downtown Water main break floods Union Square retailers Jul.2   SF Bayview Home Depot scraps plans for store in Bayview Jun.25   San Francisco Man claims $70 million lottery May.25   SF Sunset $70 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot bought at Safeway   A California Lottery ticket matched all six numbers, 13, 11, 23, 27, 29 and the Mega number 10, that were drawn Saturday night May.22   Gap Gap profit falls, forecast for year is better Mar.13   San Francisco Williams-Sonoma's stock soars on forecast Feb.7  SF Downtown  Apple gets approvals for Union Square store Jan.21  San Francisco  Gary Arlington dies - founded nation's 1st comics-only store

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Oct.3  SF Downtown  Shutdown slows commerce near federal buildings Aug.15  San Francisco  Target hopes to hire 450 workers for new SF store

year 2011 Top ^

Aug.22   San Francisco Andronico's Markets files for bankruptcy
Jan.31   Fishermans Wharf Two slain at shop; merchant held Map of 269 Jefferson St San Francisco
  Hong Ri Wu, the 56-year-old proprietor of a hole-in-the-wall store is a suspect in gunning down a man and a woman who worked at the shop next door
 When police arrived they found Qiong Han Chu, and the woman, Feng Ping Ou, shot to death. Wu was arrested at the scene


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Oct.11   Gap Gap's logo back to blue after fans complain
  The move comes just one week after the company swapped it online for a new logo without saying a word
  San Francisco Gymboree Oks $1.8B buyout  Children's clothing retailer has agreed to be bought by asset management firm Bain Capital in the sixth-largest private equity deal of the ... Oct.7   Gap New logo stirs outrage from customers
Aug.3   Fishermans Wharf Counterfeiting Busts At Firms  Federal authorities have charged several Fisherman's Wharf-area business owners and employees in the largest counterfeiting investigation Feb.2   SF Downtown Artists' gem Pearl closing Jan.26   San Francisco Williams-Sonoma CEO Lester to retire  Howard Lester will retire from the posts of CEO and chairman after 31 years at the company. The board plans to appoint Laura Alber its new CEO Jan.7   SF Downtown Merchants suffering along Union Street

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Nov.20   Gap Profit jumps 25% at Gap
Oct.21   San Francisco Lowe's readies S.F. store May.19   SF City Hall New fee tacked onto price of cigarette May.15   SF Downtown Farmers' market finds a home at Metreon Apr.2   San Francisco Lowe's plans to come to Bayshore Blvd Feb.2   San Francisco Macy's cuts 7,000 jobs, 1,400 in SF Jan.7   SF Downtown Stacey's Bookstore closing down

year 2008 Top ^

Aug.21   Gap Tom Wyatt becomes Old Navy president
Jul.17   SF Downtown Starbucks To Close 12 Locations Jun.21   North Beach Levi's Could Leave S.F. May.6   SF City Hall Mission Paint Store Okd Apr.10   San Francisco Sharper Image chairman resigns Feb.20   San Francisco Bankruptcy for Sharper Image
  The retail chain known for selling expensive gadgets filed for bankruptcy protection, saying it plans to sell off stores and inventory
Feb.14   San Francisco Sharper Image replaces CEO Lightman

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.6   San Francisco Test in S.F. finds lead in lots of toys
Nov.19   San Francisco Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect  A city ordinance passed in March forbids the use of traditional plastic bags by large grocery stores that can still use biodegradable plastic bags Oct.28   Gap Gap Severs Ties With Child Sweatshop
  A British newspaper found children as young as 10 making clothes in a sweatshop in New Delhi Mar.27   SF City Hall S.F. Board Bans Plastic Grocery Bags
  Board of Supervisors devoted time to improving the planet Jan.22   Gap CEO Quits After Poor Season Profits  Gap Inc. dumped Paul Pressler after a year of broken promises that culminated in a dismal holiday shopping season

year 2006 Top ^

Sep.28   SF Downtown Westfield Center Opens  1.5-million square foot , the largest urban mall west of the Mississippi, expects the 25 million visitors each year

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Jan.26   SF City Hall City considering fee on grocery bags  Officials are considering a proposal to slap a 17-cent first-in-the-nation surcharge on paper or plastic shopping bags

year 2003 Top ^

Nov.13   SF Downtown Construction of Bloomingdale inaugurated  Developers and city officials broke ground for a large new shopping and entertainment center

year 2002 Top ^

Sep.26   Gap Gap picks Disney exec as new CEO  Gap has picked Paul Pressler as its new president and CEO, replacing Millard 'Mickey' Drexler Aug.26   South SF Lotto winner stepped forward