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Recent Summary.     Click for More > Gap, Advanced Micro Devices announce CEO changes 280 seismic repairs finished, northbound lanes reopened 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 Roche buys Brisbane drugmaker InterMune for $8.3 billion 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. 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 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 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 Disney buys firm behind Star Wars Apple unveils 4G-enabled iPhone 5 Apple unveils the iPad Roche to take over Genentech for $47B Bridge Closes; Caltrans Begins Work Apple unveils all-in-one iPhone
Twitter earnings beat the Street San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years
Oct. 27   Twitter
Oct. 14   San Francisco
  The weekly newspaper, a leading progressive voice in the city, is closing for financial reasons, its publisher said
Oct. 8   Gap
Sep.1   Highway 280
Aug.28   Highway 280
Aug.24   Brisbane
Aug.14   Candlestick
Jul.6   Highway 280
Jun.2   San Francisco
May.22   Highway 280
Apr.21   San Francisco
Apr.11   SF Mission
Feb.12   SF City Hall


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October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct. 27   Twitter
Oct. 24  San Francisco  Giant gold 'Butte Nugget' sells to secret Bay Area buyer
Oct. 19   Bay Bridge
Oct. 14   San Francisco
  The weekly newspaper, a leading progressive voice in the city, is closing for financial reasons, its publisher said
 Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo profit matches estimates Oct. 11  San Francisco  Obama attended 'round table' at home of Zynga founder 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 Oct. 7  Twitter  Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request data Oct. 2  PG&E  PG&E and others appealed proposed $1.4 billion penalty

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.22  San Francisco  Lyft acquires Hitch to expand its carpooling service Sep.12   San Francisco Salesforce giving $5 million to schools Sep.1   Highway 280 280 seismic repairs finished, northbound lanes reopened   All northbound lanes of I-280 in San Francisco from the 101 split to the King Street off-ramp have reopened before the Tuesday morning deadl...

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.26  San Francisco  Amazon bets that S.F.'s Twitch will be next ESPN Aug.24   Brisbane Roche buys Brisbane drugmaker InterMune for $8.3 billion  Swiss pharmaceutical giant is expanding its respiratory disease treatments by acquiring InterMune at $74 per share in an all-cash transactio... 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..    Traffic was so bad, some fans never even made it into the concert...
Aug.5   Bay Bridge CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled


July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.29  PG&E  PG&E indicted with obstructing NTSB Jul.23  Twitter  Hillary Clinton visited Twitter, Facebook and Google Jul.6   Highway 280 Caltrans completed work on stretch of Interstate 280
Map of Interstate 280 San Francisco
  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
Map of trains not making it onto the street San Francisco
  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
Map of Interstate 280 San Francisco  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 weekend

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.21   San Francisco Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay
Map of Mission Bay San Francisco  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  Bay Bridge  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 Feb.10  Bay Bridge  Rain reveals leaks on Bay Bridge's new span

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.27   San Francisco Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl


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November 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nov.7  Twitter  Twitter soars to $44.90 on strong first day of trading   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) Nov.5  SF Downtown  8 Washington condo project losing big in S.F.

October 2013 ... more > Top ^
Oct.29  Treasure Island  Rumors swirl over possible Google barge in SF Bay Oct.24  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1.4bn in IPO Oct.22  SF Downtown  Apple shows off thinner iPad Air Oct.3  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1bn in IPO

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.12   Twitter Twitter plans stock market listing
Sep.3  Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge bike, pedestrian path opens Sep.2   Bay Bridge 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   Bay Bridge Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span

August 2013 ... more > Top ^
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

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jul.8  Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed Jul.1   San Francisco Zynga CEO steps down, Microsoft exec to take post


April 2013 ... more > Top ^
Apr.17  Bay Bridge  Caltrans ordered tests for Bay Bridge bolts in 2008

March 2013 ... more > Top ^
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


February 2013 ... more > Top ^
Feb.21  Bay Bridge  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
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  Bay Bridge  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 Mar.2  SF City Hall  Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers 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 ... Jan.26  San Francisco  Williams-Sonoma CEO Lester to retire

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 Nov.2  Bay Bridge  Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens Sep.9  SF Downtown  Steve Jobs lights up Apple show Sep.8  Bay Bridge  Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed Aug.6  Twitter  Twitter site reopens after attack Jun.20  SF Zoo  Zoo Considering Layoffs, Other Cuts 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 buys Brisbane drugmaker InterMune for $8.3 billion  Swiss pharmaceutical giant is expanding its respiratory disease treatments by acquiring InterMune at $74 per share in an all-cash transactio... 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 Caltrans undo huge speed bump that slowed traffic Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon Twitter earnings beat the Street  3rd-quarter revenue outpaced expectations, but investors concerned about user growth and holiday revenue clipped the company’s stock price Muni sickout causing delays across city Map of trains not making it onto the street San Francisco




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2014
Oct. 24  San Francisco  Giant gold 'Butte Nugget' sells to secret Bay Area buyer
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




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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 ^
2014
Sep.22  San Francisco  Lyft acquires Hitch to expand its carpooling service
Aug.26  San Francisco  Amazon bets that S.F.'s Twitch will be next ESPN
Aug.24   Brisbane
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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2014
Oct. 19   Bay Bridge
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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2014
Oct. 27   Twitter
Oct. 14  Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo profit matches estimates
2007
Aug.7  San Francisco  CEO Convicted In Brocade Stock Trial




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2014
Jun.3  San Francisco  Muni to expect more delays in day 2 of worker sickout
Jun.2   San Francisco
  Cable cars canceled, express buses converted to locals and about two-thirds of coaches, trolleys and trains not making it onto the streets
2013 Aug.11   San Francisco BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period 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 Hotel workers begin two-week strike



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
  The weekly newspaper, a leading progressive voice in the city, is closing for financial reasons, its publisher said
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 ^
2010 Mar.2  SF City Hall  Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers 2009 Jun.20  SF Zoo  Zoo Considering Layoffs, Other Cuts



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2008 Feb.20  San Francisco  Bankruptcy for Sharper Image



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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 2013 Oct.29  Treasure Island  Rumors swirl over possible Google barge in SF Bay Oct.22  SF Downtown  Apple shows off thinner iPad Air 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 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



San Francisco, Business IPO Timeline ... See Bay Area IPO timeline, World IPO timeline Top ^
2013 Nov.7  Twitter  Twitter soars to $44.90 on strong first day of trading 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 ^
2014 Oct. 7  Twitter  Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request data Oct. 2  PG&E  PG&E and others appealed proposed $1.4 billion penalty 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



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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



San Francisco, Business Software Timeline ... See Bay Area Software timeline, World Software timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.12   San Francisco Salesforce giving $5 million to schools
Jul.23  Twitter  Hillary Clinton visited Twitter, Facebook and Google 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 2009 Aug.6  Twitter  Twitter site reopens after attack 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 ^
2014 Oct. 11  San Francisco  Obama attended 'round table' at home of Zynga founder 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 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 Jan.26  San Francisco  Williams-Sonoma CEO Lester to retire 2009 Sep.9  SF Downtown  Steve Jobs lights up Apple show 2008 Jan.25   SF Chronicle Bushee New Chronicle Editor



San Francisco, Business Construction Timeline ... See Bay Area Construction timeline, World Construction timeline Top ^
2014 Sep.1   Highway 280 280 seismic repairs finished, northbound lanes reopened   All northbound lanes of I-280 in San Francisco from the 101 split to the King Street off-ramp have reopened before the Tuesday morning deadl... 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 Map of Interstate 280 San Francisco
  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 Map of Interstate 280 San Francisco  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 weekend Apr.9  Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair Feb.10  Bay Bridge  Rain reveals leaks on Bay Bridge's new span 2013 Sep.3  Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge bike, pedestrian path opens Sep.2   Bay Bridge 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   Bay Bridge 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  Bay Bridge  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  Bay Bridge  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  Bay Bridge  Construction underway on new tower 2009 Nov.2  Bay Bridge  Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens Sep.8  Bay Bridge  Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed 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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2010 Sep.10  PG&E  PG&E stock drops 8.35% after fire



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2013 Nov.5  SF Downtown  8 Washington condo project losing big in S.F. 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 Map of Mission Bay San Francisco  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



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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..    Traffic was so bad, some fans never even made it into the concert...
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



San Francisco, Business Energy Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Energy Business timeline, World Energy Business timeline Top ^
2014 Jul.29  PG&E  PG&E indicted with obstructing NTSB 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