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04-07 Uber settles lawsuits over driver background checks for $10 million San Francisco
2. 04-07 Gap's shares plummet after sales continue to slide Gap
3. 03-29 Buffett's company now owns 10 percent of Wells Fargo's stock Wells Fargo
E. 03-12 Dolby opens 16-story art-filled S.F. headquarters Market Street, SF Downtown
F. 03-09 Square revenue tops estimates in first quarter after IPO San Francisco
G. 03-01 Zynga names new CEO San Francisco
H. 03-01 Global tech conference in SF highlights digital security, privacy issues Moscone Center, South of Market
8. 02-25 Gap's shares fall in late trading on weak profit outlook Gap

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Prop. F: Measure to restrict Airbnb rentals losing by wide margin  San Francisco voters are poised to hand a decisive victory to Airbnb and city residents who want to turn their homes into vacation rentals Record number of spectators came for Pride Parade Dick Costolo steps down as Twitter CEO, Dorsey in as interim Zynga CEO Don Mattrick leaves, founder Mark Pincus returns Apple Watch was officially unveiled   It's the company's first entirely new product in five years, and its cost will range from $349 to $10,000 Golden Gate Bridge work finished early as barrier installed Golden Gate Bridge closed for median barrier installation   The bridge shut down to private vehicles for 52 hours so workers can install a moveable median barrier designed to prevent head-on collision... NB Highway 280 closed for seismic retrofit   Northbound Interstate 280 will remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are i... Paul McCartney concert Protest in Mission District over Google bus French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins Twitter shares jump on market debut New eastern span of Bay Bridge open Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear Disney buys firm behind Star Wars Apple unveils 4G-enabled iPhone 5 PG&E to replace 1,600 SmartMeter Apple unveils the iPad Roche to take over Genentech for $47B Bridge Closes; Caltrans Begins Work Apple unveils all-in-one iPhone
Caltrans implodes old Bay Bridge pier


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Apr. 7  San Francisco  Uber settles lawsuits over driver background checks for $10 million
 Gap  Gap's shares plummet after sales continue to slide


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Mar.1  San Francisco  Zynga names new CEO


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Feb.22   Bay Bridge
Feb.5  Twitter  Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters


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Jan.4  San Francisco  GM investing $500 million in ride-sharing Lyft


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Dec.27  SF Presidio  Star Wars: The Force Awakens becomes fastest to take $1bn


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Nov.19   San Francisco
Nov.14   Eastern Span  
  Caltrans has completed the implosion of a pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge at 7 a.m. Saturday
 The implosion was a highly-choreographed but short 6-second sequence
Nov.3   SF City Hall Prop. F: Measure to restrict Airbnb rentals losing by wide margin
  San Francisco voters are poised to hand a decisive victory to Airbnb and city residents who want to turn their homes into vacation rentals


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Oct.13  Twitter  Twitter lays off 336 employees upon Dorsey’s return as CEO Oct.3  San Francisco  Robin Williams' widow, kids settle estate fight

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Sep.9  SF Downtown  iPad Pro, new Apple TV and iPhone 6S handsets unveiled Sep.1  San Francisco  Family of Kate Steinle to file lawsuit

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Aug.25   Russian Hill Russian Hill shooting leaves tourist wounded, 2 suspects in custody

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Jul.12   SF Presidio Presidio Parkway, the new Doyle Drive, is now open


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Jun.28   SF Downtown Record number of spectators came for Pride Parade   More than 1 million were expected, and officials believe that even more showed up to celebrate unity, pride, and marriage equality Jun.17  San Francisco  Uber driver an employee, Labor Commission rules Jun.15  Gap  Gap to shutter many stores, lay off staff Jun.11   Twitter   Dick Costolo steps down as Twitter CEO, Dorsey in as interim  Costolo will step down as head of the unprofitable San Francisco micro-blogging company. Jack Dorsey, a Twitter co-founder, will step in as ...

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Apr.8   San Francisco Zynga CEO Don Mattrick leaves, founder Mark Pincus returns  Less than two years after luring Don Mattrick to replace founder Mark Pincus as CEO, Zynga reverses the move in what an analyst calls 'a clear...

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.27  San Francisco  Ellen Pao loses sexism case against Kleiner Perkins Mar.9   South of Market Apple Watch was officially unveiled
Map of Yerba Buena San Francisco
  It's the company's first entirely new product in five years, and its cost will range from $349 to $10,000


February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.19  San Francisco  Yahoo hosts first developers conference Feb.6  SF Downtown  Smucker to buy Big Heart Pet Brands for $5.8 billion Feb.2  San Francisco  Advent Software acquired by rival for $2.7 billion

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.11   Golden Gate Bridge Golden Gate Bridge work finished early as barrier installed  Drivers no longer need to avoid 'suicide lane', thanks to a new $30 million steel-and-concrete movable barrier separating the north and south... Jan.10  Golden Gate Bridge  Final barrier piece was put in place by crews Jan.9   Golden Gate Bridge Golden Gate Bridge closed for median barrier installation
  The bridge shut down to private vehicles for 52 hours so workers can install a moveable median barrier designed to prevent head-on collisions


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.11  SF Downtown  In Financial District, power outages lead to lost day Dec.4  San Francisco  Uber valuation puts it above most Silicon Valley tech firms Nov.18  San Francisco  Uber CEO tries to distance company from controversial statements Oct.14  San Francisco  San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years Oct.8  Gap  Gap, Advanced Micro Devices announce CEO changes Sep.1  Highway 280  280 seismic repairs finished, northbound lanes reopened Aug.28   Highway 280 NB Highway 280 closed for seismic retrofit
Map of Interstate 280 San Francisco
  Northbound Interstate 280 will remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are installed
Aug.24  Brisbane  Roche buys Brisbane drugmaker InterMune for $8.3 billion Aug.14   Candlestick   Paul McCartney concert
  Sir Paul McCartney performed at the stadium, where he and the other three Beatles played their last ever stadium show in 1966. Aug.5  Bay Bridge  CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled Jul.6   Highway 280 Caltrans completed work on stretch of Interstate 280 Jun.2   San Francisco Muni sickout causing delays across city May.22   Highway 280 Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down Apr.21   San Francisco Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay Apr.11   SF Mission Protest in Mission District over Google bus
Map of 19th and Dolores San Francisco  The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving up rents Feb.12   SF City Hall French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley Jan.27   San Francisco Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.7   Twitter Twitter shares jump on market debut
  Shares in the micro-blogging site Twitter opened at $45.10 each in the first minutes of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Oct.24  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1.4bn in IPO Oct.3  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1bn in IPO Sep.12   Twitter Twitter plans stock market listing
Sep.2   Eastern Span   New eastern span of Bay Bridge open  Lt. Gov. Gavin News performed the ceremonial chain cutting at the newly refurbished toll plaza with help from SF Mayo and Oakland Mayor Sep.1   Eastern Span Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span Aug.29  Bay Bridge  Caltrans: Bay Bridge construction going 'very well' Aug.28   Bay Bridge   Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway   The bridge is closed in both directions as crews begin the transitioning to the new eastern span; To remain closed through Labor Day weekend Aug.15   Bay Bridge New Bay Bridge span set to open on September 3 Aug.11   San Francisco BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period Jul.8  Eastern Span  Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed Jul.1   San Francisco Zynga CEO steps down, Microsoft exec to take post Apr.17  Bay Bridge  Caltrans ordered tests for Bay Bridge bolts in 2008 Mar.27   Bay Bridge Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear   A construction defect that could prove to be a major safety setback, discovered in some large bolts that are supposed to help hold the bridge...   Golden Gate Bridge All-electronic tolling begins on the Golden Gate Bridge Feb.21  Eastern Span  Crane falls over on new eastern span of Bay Bridge

year 2012 Top ^

Oct.30   SF Presidio Disney buys firm behind Star Wars  Disney is buying Lucasfilm, the company behind the Star Wars films, from its chairman and founder George Lucas for $4.05bn Sep.12   SF Downtown Apple unveils 4G-enabled iPhone 5   4G-enabled device's new size allows it to display an extra row of app icons on its home screen. It was 18% thinner and 20% lighter than the iPhone... Mar.7  San Francisco  Apple unveils high-def iPad Mar.2  San Francisco  Yelp shares surge in market debut Feb.19  Bay Bridge  Bridge reopens early thanks to fair weather

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.19  Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge crews to begin stringing cables Dec.16  San Francisco  Zynga rakes in $1 billion in IPO, stock fall Oct.12  SF Downtown  Protest blocks Wells Fargo HQ entrance Sep.3  Bernal Heights  Police help Apple hunt for missing iPhone Aug.8  PG&E  PG&E names Anthony F. Earley Jr. as CEO Jun.6  SF Downtown  Apple boss unveils iCloud service May.2   PG&E PG&E to replace 1,600 SmartMeter  Pacific Gas & Electric will replace 1,600 SmartMeters due to a 'rare defect' that causes the wireless meters to run fast and inflate bills Apr.21   PG&E PG&E CEO resigns in wake of blast
Mar.15  PG&E  PG&E missing 8% gas line safety records Mar.2  San Francisco  Steve Jobs unveils Apple's new iPad 2

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.19  PG&E  Audit: PG&E took shortcuts in inspections Nov.25  San Francisco  Del Monte to be sold for $4 billion Nov.23  SF City Hall  Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved Nov.10  PG&E  Exec snooped SmartMeter critics resigned Oct.25  Eastern Span  Construction underway on new tower Oct.11  Gap  Gap's logo back to blue after fans complain Oct.4  Twitter  Twitter co-founder steps down as CEO Sep.10  PG&E  PG&E stock drops 8.35% after fire Sep.4   San Francisco Craigslist drops adult services listings
Jul.22  SF Downtown  152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest Jan.27   San Francisco   Apple unveils the iPad  After months of speculation and hype, Apple unveiled a portable device called that is filling a gap between smart phones, laptops and eBook readers

year 2009 Top ^

Nov.13  San Francisco  Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple Nov.6  SF Downtown  S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike Sep.9  SF Downtown  Steve Jobs lights up Apple show Jun.8   San Francisco Apple's New, Faster iPhone
Mar.12   Genentech Roche to take over Genentech for $47B  Swiss giant agreed to buy the 44% of biotech pioneer that it doesn't already own, ending a long corporate struggle Feb.24  SF Chronicle  Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle Jan.11  Wells Fargo  Wells has more branches than any bank

year 2008 Top ^

Oct.3   Wells Fargo Wells Fargo To Buy Wachovia
Jun.4  San Francisco  Voters Pass Bayview Development Apr.29   San Francisco Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon Mar.19   San Francisco Visa Soars In Largest-Ever IPO Feb.20  San Francisco  Bankruptcy for Sharper Image Jan.25   SF Chronicle Bushee New Chronicle Editor Jan.23  SF Chronicle  New job for editor Bronstein

year 2007 Top ^

Oct.10  San Francisco  Thousands Of Nurses Strike In Bay Area Sep.20  South of Market  Design Picked For Transbay Terminal Aug.31   Bay Bridge Bridge Closes; Caltrans Begins Work  Caltrans began closing all onramps at 8 p.m. The crews have started the seismic retrofit operation that prompted the closure Aug.29  SF City Hall  EarthLink Kills City Wi-Fi Deal Aug.7  San Francisco  CEO Convicted In Brocade Stock Trial Jan.9   SF Downtown Apple unveils all-in-one iPhone  CEO Steve Jobs ushered in a new era, jumping into the cell phone market

year 2006 Top ^

Oct.24  South of Market  Oracle OpenWorld Convention Invades SF Jul.5   San Francisco Apple sued over stock options


year 2005 Top ^

Sep.9  Western Addition  New Central Freeway Opens Jun.24  Bay Bridge  Compromise Deal Reached on Bridge Apr.6   Bay Bridge Welders: New Bridge Unsafe


year 2004 Top ^

Nov.20  San Francisco  Hotel employees to return to work Sep.29   San Francisco Hotel workers begin two-week strike
Aug.16   Bay Bridge Bay Area Might Be Stuck with Bridge Bill

year 2003 Top ^

Apr.17  San Francisco  Bechtel wins giant Iraq contract

year 2001 Top ^

Apr.6   PG&E PG&E files for bankruptcy


year 2000 Top ^

Nov.21  San Francisco  Examiner ends after 113 years May.14  SF Chronicle  Sale of Chronicle turns into 'nightmare'


Roche to take over Genentech for $47B  Swiss giant agreed to buy the 44% of biotech pioneer that it doesn't already own, ending a long corporate struggle Wells Fargo To Buy Wachovia Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon Muni sickout causing delays across city BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period Hotel workers begin two-week strike Apple Watch was officially unveiled Map of Yerba Buena San Francisco




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2011
Oct.12  SF Downtown  Protest blocks Wells Fargo HQ entrance
2009
Nov.13  San Francisco  Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple
Jan.11  Wells Fargo  Wells has more branches than any bank




San Francisco, Business Food Timeline ... See Bay Area Food timeline, World Food timeline Top ^
2010
Nov.23  SF City Hall  Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved




San Francisco, Business Merger and Acquisition Timeline ... See Bay Area Merger and Acquisition timeline, World Merger and Acquisition timeline Top ^
2015
Feb.6  SF Downtown  Smucker to buy Big Heart Pet Brands for $5.8 billion
Feb.2  San Francisco  Advent Software acquired by rival for $2.7 billion
2014
Aug.24  Brisbane  Roche buys Brisbane drugmaker InterMune for $8.3 billion
2010
Nov.25  San Francisco  Del Monte to be sold for $4 billion
2009
Mar.12   Genentech
2008
Oct.3   Wells Fargo




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2008
Apr.29   San Francisco
2005
Sep.9  Western Addition  New Central Freeway Opens
Jun.24  Bay Bridge  Compromise Deal Reached on Bridge




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2011
Mar.2  San Francisco  Steve Jobs unveils Apple's new iPad 2




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2016
Apr. 7  Gap  Gap's shares plummet after sales continue to slide
2007
Aug.7  San Francisco  CEO Convicted In Brocade Stock Trial




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2015
Jun.17  San Francisco  Uber driver an employee, Labor Commission rules
2014
Jun.2   San Francisco
2013
Aug.11   San Francisco
2010
Jul.22  SF Downtown  152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
2009
Nov.6  SF Downtown  S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike
2007
Oct.10  San Francisco  Thousands Of Nurses Strike In Bay Area
2004
Nov.20  San Francisco  Hotel employees to return to work
Sep.29   San Francisco




San Francisco, Business Media Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Media Business timeline, World Media Business timeline Top ^
2014
Oct.14  San Francisco  San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years
2009
Feb.24  SF Chronicle  Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle
2008
Jan.23  SF Chronicle  New job for editor Bronstein
2000
Nov.21  San Francisco  Examiner ends after 113 years
May.14  SF Chronicle  Sale of Chronicle turns into 'nightmare'




San Francisco, Business Job Cut Timeline ... See Bay Area Job Cut timeline, World Job Cut timeline Top ^
2015
Oct.13  Twitter  Twitter lays off 336 employees upon Dorsey’s return as CEO




San Francisco, Business Bankruptcy Timeline ... See Bay Area Bankruptcy timeline, World Bankruptcy timeline Top ^
2008
Feb.20  San Francisco  Bankruptcy for Sharper Image




San Francisco, Business High Tech Business Timeline ... See Bay Area High Tech Business timeline, World High Tech Business timeline Top ^
2016
Jan.4  San Francisco  GM investing $500 million in ride-sharing Lyft
2015
Sep.9  SF Downtown  iPad Pro, new Apple TV and iPhone 6S handsets unveiled
Mar.9   South of Market
  It's the company's first entirely new product in five years, and its cost will range from $349 to $10,000
2014 Apr.11   SF Mission Protest in Mission District over Google bus
Map of 19th and Dolores San Francisco  The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving up rents 2012 Sep.12   SF Downtown Apple unveils 4G-enabled iPhone 5   4G-enabled device's new size allows it to display an extra row of app icons on its home screen. It was 18% thinner and 20% lighter than the iPhone... Mar.7  San Francisco  Apple unveils high-def iPad 2011 Sep.3  Bernal Heights  Police help Apple hunt for missing iPhone 2010 Jan.27   San Francisco Apple unveils the iPad
  After months of speculation and hype, Apple unveiled a portable device called that is filling a gap between smart phones, laptops and eBook readers 2009 Jun.8   San Francisco Apple's New, Faster iPhone 2007 Aug.29  SF City Hall  EarthLink Kills City Wi-Fi Deal Jan.9   SF Downtown Apple unveils all-in-one iPhone  CEO Steve Jobs ushered in a new era, jumping into the cell phone market



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2014 Dec.11  SF Downtown  In Financial District, power outages lead to lost day



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2015 Nov.19   San Francisco Square bursts out of the gate in first day as public company
2013 Nov.7   Twitter Twitter shares jump on market debut
  Shares in the micro-blogging site Twitter opened at $45.10 each in the first minutes of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Oct.24  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1.4bn in IPO Oct.3  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1bn in IPO 2012 Mar.2  San Francisco  Yelp shares surge in market debut 2011 Dec.16  San Francisco  Zynga rakes in $1 billion in IPO, stock fall 2008 Mar.19   San Francisco Visa Soars In Largest-Ever IPO



San Francisco, Business Business Lawsuit Timeline ... See Bay Area Business Lawsuit timeline, World Business Lawsuit timeline Top ^
2016 Apr. 7  San Francisco  Uber settles lawsuits over driver background checks for $10 million 2015 Oct.3  San Francisco  Robin Williams' widow, kids settle estate fight Sep.1  San Francisco  Family of Kate Steinle to file lawsuit Mar.27  San Francisco  Ellen Pao loses sexism case against Kleiner Perkins 2014 Jan.27   San Francisco Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl
2006 Jul.5   San Francisco Apple sued over stock options



San Francisco, Business Retail Timeline ... See Bay Area Retail timeline, World Retail timeline Top ^
2015 Jun.15  Gap  Gap to shutter many stores, lay off staff 2010 Oct.11  Gap  Gap's logo back to blue after fans complain



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2015 Aug.25   Russian Hill Russian Hill shooting leaves tourist wounded, 2 suspects in custody




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2013 Mar.27   Golden Gate Bridge All-electronic tolling begins on the Golden Gate Bridge
2005 Apr.6   Bay Bridge Welders: New Bridge Unsafe 2004 Aug.16   Bay Bridge Bay Area Might Be Stuck with Bridge Bill



San Francisco, Business Software Timeline ... See Bay Area Software timeline, World Software timeline Top ^
2016 Feb.5  Twitter  Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters 2015 Feb.19  San Francisco  Yahoo hosts first developers conference 2013 Sep.12   Twitter Twitter plans stock market listing
2011 Jun.6  SF Downtown  Apple boss unveils iCloud service 2010 Sep.4   San Francisco Craigslist drops adult services listings 2006 Oct.24  South of Market  Oracle OpenWorld Convention Invades SF



San Francisco, Business Business Leaders Timeline ... See Bay Area Business Leaders timeline, World Business Leaders timeline Top ^
2016 Mar.1  San Francisco  Zynga names new CEO 2015 Jun.11   Twitter   Dick Costolo steps down as Twitter CEO, Dorsey in as interim  Costolo will step down as head of the unprofitable San Francisco micro-blogging company. Jack Dorsey, a Twitter co-founder, will step in as ... Apr.8   San Francisco Zynga CEO Don Mattrick leaves, founder Mark Pincus returns  Less than two years after luring Don Mattrick to replace founder Mark Pincus as CEO, Zynga reverses the move in what an analyst calls 'a clear... 2014 Nov.18  San Francisco  Uber CEO tries to distance company from controversial statements Oct.8  Gap  Gap, Advanced Micro Devices announce CEO changes Feb.12   SF City Hall French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley 2013 Jul.1   San Francisco Zynga CEO steps down, Microsoft exec to take post
2011 Aug.8  PG&E  PG&E names Anthony F. Earley Jr. as CEO Apr.21   PG&E PG&E CEO resigns in wake of blast 2010 Nov.10  PG&E  Exec snooped SmartMeter critics resigned Oct.4  Twitter  Twitter co-founder steps down as CEO 2009 Sep.9  SF Downtown  Steve Jobs lights up Apple show 2008 Jan.25   SF Chronicle Bushee New Chronicle Editor



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2016 Feb.22   Bay Bridge Caltrans finds series of weak spots in Yerba Buena Tunnel
2015 Nov.14   Eastern Span Caltrans implodes old Bay Bridge pier
  Caltrans has completed the implosion of a pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge at 7 a.m. Saturday
 The implosion was a highly-choreographed but short 6-second sequence
Jul.12   SF Presidio Presidio Parkway, the new Doyle Drive, is now open
Jan.11   Golden Gate Bridge Golden Gate Bridge work finished early as barrier installed  Drivers no longer need to avoid 'suicide lane', thanks to a new $30 million steel-and-concrete movable barrier separating the north and south... Jan.10  Golden Gate Bridge  Final barrier piece was put in place by crews Jan.9   Golden Gate Bridge Golden Gate Bridge closed for median barrier installation
  The bridge shut down to private vehicles for 52 hours so workers can install a moveable median barrier designed to prevent head-on collisions
2014 Sep.1  Highway 280  280 seismic repairs finished, northbound lanes reopened Aug.28   Highway 280 NB Highway 280 closed for seismic retrofit
Map of Interstate 280 San Francisco
  Northbound Interstate 280 will remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are installed
Aug.5  Bay Bridge  CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled Jul.6   Highway 280 Caltrans completed work on stretch of Interstate 280 May.22   Highway 280 Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down 2013 Sep.2   Eastern Span New eastern span of Bay Bridge open  Lt. Gov. Gavin News performed the ceremonial chain cutting at the newly refurbished toll plaza with help from SF Mayo and Oakland Mayor Sep.1   Eastern Span Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span Aug.29  Bay Bridge  Caltrans: Bay Bridge construction going 'very well' Aug.28   Bay Bridge Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway   The bridge is closed in both directions as crews begin the transitioning to the new eastern span; To remain closed through Labor Day weekend Aug.15   Bay Bridge New Bay Bridge span set to open on September 3 Jul.8  Eastern Span  Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed Apr.17  Bay Bridge  Caltrans ordered tests for Bay Bridge bolts in 2008 Mar.27   Bay Bridge Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear   A construction defect that could prove to be a major safety setback, discovered in some large bolts that are supposed to help hold the bridge... Feb.21  Eastern Span  Crane falls over on new eastern span of Bay Bridge 2012 Feb.19  Bay Bridge  Bridge reopens early thanks to fair weather 2011 Dec.19  Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge crews to begin stringing cables 2010 Oct.25  Eastern Span  Construction underway on new tower 2007 Aug.31   Bay Bridge Bridge Closes; Caltrans Begins Work  Caltrans began closing all onramps at 8 p.m. The crews have started the seismic retrofit operation that prompted the closure 2003 Apr.17  San Francisco  Bechtel wins giant Iraq contract



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2014 Dec.4  San Francisco  Uber valuation puts it above most Silicon Valley tech firms 2010 Sep.10  PG&E  PG&E stock drops 8.35% after fire



San Francisco, Business Real Estate Timeline ... See Bay Area Real Estate timeline, World Real Estate timeline Top ^
2015 Nov.3   SF City Hall Prop. F: Measure to restrict Airbnb rentals losing by wide margin
  San Francisco voters are poised to hand a decisive victory to Airbnb and city residents who want to turn their homes into vacation rentals
2008 Jun.4  San Francisco  Voters Pass Bayview Development



San Francisco, Business Commercial Real Estate Timeline ... See Bay Area Commercial Real Estate timeline, World Commercial Real Estate timeline Top ^
2014 Apr.21   San Francisco Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay
2007 Sep.20  South of Market  Design Picked For Transbay Terminal



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2015 Dec.27  SF Presidio  Star Wars: The Force Awakens becomes fastest to take $1bn Jun.28   SF Downtown Record number of spectators came for Pride Parade   More than 1 million were expected, and officials believe that even more showed up to celebrate unity, pride, and marriage equality 2014 Aug.14   Candlestick Paul McCartney concert  Sir Paul McCartney performed at the stadium, where he and the other three Beatles played their last ever stadium show in 1966. 2012 Oct.30   SF Presidio Disney buys firm behind Star Wars  Disney is buying Lucasfilm, the company behind the Star Wars films, from its chairman and founder George Lucas for $4.05bn



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2011 May.2   PG&E PG&E to replace 1,600 SmartMeter  Pacific Gas & Electric will replace 1,600 SmartMeters due to a 'rare defect' that causes the wireless meters to run fast and inflate bills Mar.15  PG&E  PG&E missing 8% gas line safety records 2010 Dec.19  PG&E  Audit: PG&E took shortcuts in inspections 2001 Apr.6   PG&E PG&E files for bankruptcy