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B. 07-29 Twitter stock tumbles as user growth stalls Twitter
2. 07-28 Yelp's 2Q results, outlook disappoint as stock plunges San Francisco
3. 07-23 Visa 3Q earnings jump 25 percent, beat estimates San Francisco
E. 07-16 Jeb Bush visits startup Thumbtack, South of Market
5. 07-14 Fake story on buyout sends Twitter stock briefly higher Twitter
G. 07-12 Presidio Parkway, the new Doyle Drive, is now open Doyle Drive, SF Presidio
06-28 Record number of spectators came for Pride Parade Market st, SF Downtown
I. 06-25 Home solar power company Sunrun files for IPO San Francisco

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Record number of spectators came for Pride Parade Map of Market st San Francisco  More than 1 million were expected, and officials believe that even more showed up to celebrate unity, pride, and marriage equality 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 ... 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... 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 NB Highway 280 closed for seismic retrofit Paul McCartney concert Caltrans completed work on stretch of Interstate 280 Muni sickout causing delays across city Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay 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 Apple unveils the iPad Roche to take over Genentech for $47B Bridge Closes; Caltrans Begins Work Apple unveils all-in-one iPhone
Presidio Parkway, the new Doyle Drive, is now open Map of Doyle Drive San Francisco
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  After three days of blocked roads and baffled tourists, downtown San Francisco’s main route to the Golden Gate Bridge reopened Sunday night
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Jun.11   Twitter
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Mar.9   South of Market
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July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul. 29  Twitter  Twitter stock tumbles as user growth stalls
Jul. 23  San Francisco  Visa 3Q earnings jump 25 percent, beat estimates
Jul. 16  South of Market  Jeb Bush visits startup
Jul. 12   SF Presidio  
  After three days of blocked roads and baffled tourists, downtown San Francisco’s main route to the Golden Gate Bridge reopened Sunday night


June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.28   SF Downtown Record number of spectators came for Pride Parade
Map of Market st San Francisco
  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 interim.    Growing number of investors have e...
Jun.8  South of Market  Apple reveals new Music app to rival Spotify

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.28  Twitter  Twitter trading halted after shares plunge on leaked earnings 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 firing'


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 lanes 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 ^



December 2014 ... more > 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

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.18  San Francisco  Uber CEO tries to distance company from controversial statements Nov.4  San Francisco  Higher minimum wage in SF leading easily in early returns

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.14   San Francisco San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years
Oct.8  Gap  Gap, Advanced Micro Devices announce CEO changes

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.12  San Francisco  Salesforce giving $5 million to schools Sep.1  Highway 280  280 seismic repairs finished, northbound lanes reopened

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
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

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.6   Highway 280 Caltrans completed work on stretch of Interstate 280   Crews worked for more than 100 hours uninterrupted. Caltrans was able to reopen the roadway about 10 hours ahead of schedule

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.13  San Francisco  Priceline buying OpenTable for $2.6 billion Jun.3  San Francisco  Muni to expect more delays in day 2 of worker sickout Jun.2  South of Market  Apple sheds insular ways at Worldwide Developers Conference   San Francisco Muni sickout causing delays across city   Cable cars canceled, express buses converted to locals and about two-thirds of coaches, trolleys and trains not making it onto the streets

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.22   Highway 280 Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down   On-ramps and King and Mariposa streets will be closed, along with I-280 almost to the 101 split. This will last through the long holiday wee...

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.21   San Francisco Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay   The Golden State Warriors have abandoned their plan to build an arena on Piers 30-32 to hold a new 18,000-seat venue 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 Apr.9  Western Span  Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
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

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
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
Sep.12   SF Downtown Apple unveils 4G-enabled iPhone 5 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
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 Jun.7  SF Downtown  Apple Touts New iPhone At Conference Apr.21  San Francisco  Visa paying $2B for CyberSource Apr.17  Daly City  Cannabis And Hemp Expo Kicks Off Mar.17  San Francisco  Business owners: Yelp extorts ad dollars 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 ...

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'


Smucker to buy Big Heart Pet Brands for $5.8 billion 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 Uber driver an employee, Labor Commission rules Muni sickout causing delays across city   Cable cars canceled, express buses converted to locals and about two-thirds of coaches, trolleys and trains not making it onto the streets BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period Hotel workers begin two-week strike San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years 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




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2015
Feb.6   SF Downtown
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
Jun.13  San Francisco  Priceline buying OpenTable for $2.6 billion
2010
Nov.25  San Francisco  Del Monte to be sold for $4 billion
Apr.21  San Francisco  Visa paying $2B for CyberSource
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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2010
Apr.17  Daly City  Cannabis And Hemp Expo Kicks Off




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




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2015
Jul. 23  San Francisco  Visa 3Q earnings jump 25 percent, beat estimates
Apr.28  Twitter  Twitter trading halted after shares plunge on leaked earnings
2007
Aug.7  San Francisco  CEO Convicted In Brocade Stock Trial




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2015
Jun.17   San Francisco
2014
Jun.3  San Francisco  Muni to expect more delays in day 2 of worker sickout
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




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2014
Oct.14   San Francisco
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 Bankruptcy Timeline ... See Bay Area Bankruptcy timeline, World Bankruptcy timeline Top ^
2008
Feb.20  San Francisco  Bankruptcy for Sharper Image




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2015
Jul. 16  South of Market  Jeb Bush visits startup
Jun.8  South of Market  Apple reveals new Music app to rival Spotify
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 Jun.2  South of Market  Apple sheds insular ways at Worldwide Developers Conference 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 Mar.7  San Francisco  Apple unveils high-def iPad 2011 Sep.3  Bernal Heights  Police help Apple hunt for missing iPhone 2010 Jun.7  SF Downtown  Apple Touts New iPhone At Conference 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 ... 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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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




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



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2015 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 2010 Mar.17  San Francisco  Business owners: Yelp extorts ad dollars 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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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



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2015 Feb.19  San Francisco  Yahoo hosts first developers conference 2014 Sep.12  San Francisco  Salesforce giving $5 million to schools 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



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2015 Jul. 12   SF Presidio Presidio Parkway, the new Doyle Drive, is now open
Map of Doyle Drive San Francisco
  After three days of blocked roads and baffled tourists, downtown San Francisco’s main route to the Golden Gate Bridge reopened Sunday night
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 lanes 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   Crews worked for more than 100 hours uninterrupted. Caltrans was able to reopen the roadway about 10 hours ahead of schedule May.22   Highway 280 Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down   On-ramps and King and Mariposa streets will be closed, along with I-280 almost to the 101 split. This will last through the long holiday wee... Apr.9  Western Span  Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair 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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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 interim.    Growing number of investors have e...
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 firing'
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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2008 Jun.4  San Francisco  Voters Pass Bayview Development



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2015 Jul. 29  Twitter  Twitter stock tumbles as user growth stalls 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 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   The Golden State Warriors have abandoned their plan to build an arena on Piers 30-32 to hold a new 18,000-seat venue 2007 Sep.20  South of Market  Design Picked For Transbay Terminal



San Francisco, Business Macroeconomics Timeline ... See Bay Area Macroeconomics timeline, World Macroeconomics timeline Top ^
2014 Nov.4  San Francisco  Higher minimum wage in SF leading easily in early returns



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2015 Jun.28   SF Downtown Record number of spectators came for Pride Parade
Map of Market st San Francisco
  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



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2011 May.2   PG&E PG&E to replace 1,600 SmartMeter
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