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B. 04-16 Dating site Zoosk files for $100 million IPO San Francisco
2. 04-15 S.F. tax day protest marches on Twitter Twitter
3. 04-15 Protesters call on Apple to pay more taxes on overseas funds Union Square, SF Downtown
04-11 Protest in Mission District over Google bus 19th and Dolores, SF Mission
F. 04-11 Salesforce makes landmark deal to lease half of Transbay Tower San Francisco
G. 04-09 Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair Bay Bridge
H. 04-04 PG&E CEO addresses federal indictment PG&E
I. 04-03 Microsoft relocating to S.F. Financial District 555 California St, SF Downtown
J. 04-02 North Beach rats may be result of Central Subway work Washington Square Park, SF Downtown

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April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Wed.  San Francisco  Dating site Zoosk files for $100 million IPO
Tue.  Twitter  S.F. tax day protest marches on Twitter
 SF Downtown  Protesters call on Apple to pay more taxes on overseas funds
Apr. 11   SF Mission
  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
 San Francisco  Salesforce makes landmark deal to lease half of Transbay Tower Apr. 9   Bay Bridge Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair
  A traffic alert has been issued for a work that needs to be done on the upper deck of the western span. A 2-by2 foot hole was discovered
Apr. 4  PG&E  PG&E CEO addresses federal indictment

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 Feb.5  Twitter  Twitter’s first earnings report a #mixedbag

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.27   San Francisco Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl
  The suit claims Uber is responsible for Sofia Sofia's death as Syed Muzzafar, 57, was on Uber's app at the time of the crash
Jan.21  SF City Hall  Agency OKs tech-bus rules, but not everyone's on board

year 2013 Top ^



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).    That is a 73% jump from the initial asking price of $26 a share...
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
  Twitter has announced it has filed paperwork with US regulators ahead of a planned stock market flotation 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
  Round-the-clock work to open the new eastern span is proceeding smoothly and transportation officials are putting the finishing touches on a ceremony

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  After decades of debate and years of construction, the newer and safer version of the Bay Bridge will finally become a reality in just a few... Aug.11   San Francisco   BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period  San Francisco Superior Court Judge is expected to issue a formal order granting the injunction. Trains would run for at least the next 60 da...

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  Zynga says its CEO, Mark Pincus, is stepping down to be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft's Xbox business

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.10  South of Market  Apple revamps look of iPhone, iPad software Jun.5  San Francisco  Salesforce.com buying ExactTarget for $2.34B Jun.3  San Francisco  Zynga slashing 18% of workforce, projects bigger net loss

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
May.13  Bay Bridge  Feds to probe repair work on bad Bay Bridge rods

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 together   Golden Gate Bridge   All-electronic tolling begins on the Golden Gate Bridge    The toll booths are empty for the first time since Franklin Roosevelt. There are no more toll-takers because you can no longer use cash Mar.22  San Francisco  Marin Software rises in debut on the NYSE

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 Oct.1  South of Market  Oracle Open World conference starts in SF 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  Chairman, chief executive and President Peter Darbee is stepping down following a 'challenging year' that included a natural gas pipeline ex... 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  After years of pressure, Craigslist has surrendered a battle over sexual ads that some viewed as a test case for the boundaries of online fr... 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 May.21  San Francisco  OpenTable shares soar nearly 60% in IPO May.6  Wells Fargo  Wells said to need $15 billion Apr.9  Wells Fargo  Record 1Q Profit For Wells 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 ^

Dec.18  SF Downtown  S.F. Office Rent Dips 22% Dec.12  SF City Hall  400 City Workers Getting Pink Slips Oct.3   Wells Fargo Wells Fargo To Buy Wachovia
Sep.3  San Francisco  Bank Under Siege By Facing Foreclosure Aug.6  San Francisco  Pfizer moving biotech research unit to S.F. 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 Mar.6  San Francisco  47 Bay Area billionaires on Forbes list Mar.5  San Francisco  Jury sides with Guardian Feb.25  San Francisco  Visa readies record $18.8 billion 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 Jan.15  SF Downtown  Apple introduces slim notebook Jan.8  PG&E  PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.20  San Francisco  Cosco Busan leaves San Francisco 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'


Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple Wells has more branches than any bank 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   BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period  San Francisco Superior Court Judge is expected to issue a formal order granting the injunction. Trains would run for at least the next 60 da... S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike Hotel workers begin two-week strike Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle Examiner ends after 113 years Sale of Chronicle turns into 'nightmare' Protest in Mission District over Google bus Map of 19th and Dolores San Francisco




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2011
Oct.12  SF Downtown  Protest blocks Wells Fargo HQ entrance
2009
Nov.13   San Francisco
May.6  Wells Fargo  Wells said to need $15 billion
Jan.11   Wells Fargo
2008
Sep.3  San Francisco  Bank Under Siege By Facing Foreclosure




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2010
Nov.23  SF City Hall  Healthier kids' meals ordinance approved




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2013
Jun.5  San Francisco  Salesforce.com buying ExactTarget for $2.34B
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
Aug.6  San Francisco  Pfizer moving biotech research unit to S.F.




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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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2014
Feb.5  Twitter  Twitter’s first earnings report a #mixedbag
2009
Apr.9  Wells Fargo  Record 1Q Profit For Wells
2007
Aug.7  San Francisco  CEO Convicted In Brocade Stock Trial




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2013
Aug.11   San Francisco
2010
Jul.22  SF Downtown  152 People Arrested During Hotel Protest
2009
Nov.6   SF Downtown
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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2009
Feb.24   SF Chronicle
2008
Mar.5  San Francisco  Jury sides with Guardian
Jan.23  SF Chronicle  New job for editor Bronstein
2000
Nov.21   San Francisco
May.14   SF Chronicle




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2013
Jun.3  San Francisco  Zynga slashing 18% of workforce, projects bigger net loss
2010
Mar.2  SF City Hall  Newsom To Reduce Hours Of SF Workers
2009
Jun.20  SF Zoo  Zoo Considering Layoffs, Other Cuts
2008
Dec.12  SF City Hall  400 City Workers Getting Pink Slips




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 ^
2014
Tue.  SF Downtown  Protesters call on Apple to pay more taxes on overseas funds
Apr. 11   SF Mission
  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 Jun.10  South of Market  Apple revamps look of iPhone, iPad software 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 2008 Jan.15  SF Downtown  Apple introduces slim notebook 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 ^
2014 Wed.  San Francisco  Dating site Zoosk files for $100 million IPO 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).    That is a 73% jump from the initial asking price of $26 a share...
Oct.24   Twitter Twitter plans to raise $1.4bn in IPO
Oct.3   Twitter Twitter plans to raise $1bn in IPO Mar.22  San Francisco  Marin Software rises in debut on the NYSE 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 2009 May.21  San Francisco  OpenTable shares soar nearly 60% in IPO 2008 Mar.19   San Francisco Visa Soars In Largest-Ever IPO Feb.25  San Francisco  Visa readies record $18.8 billion IPO



San Francisco, Business Bad Economic News Timeline ... See Bay Area Bad Economic News timeline, World Bad Economic News timeline Top ^
2014 Tue.  Twitter  S.F. tax day protest marches on Twitter



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2014 Jan.27   San Francisco Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl
  The suit claims Uber is responsible for Sofia Sofia's death as Syed Muzzafar, 57, was on Uber's app at the time of the crash
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 ^
2010 Oct.11  Gap  Gap's logo back to blue after fans complain



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2007 Dec.20  San Francisco  Cosco Busan leaves San Francisco



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2014 Jan.21  SF City Hall  Agency OKs tech-bus rules, but not everyone's on board 2013 Mar.27   Golden Gate Bridge All-electronic tolling begins on the Golden Gate Bridge    The toll booths are empty for the first time since Franklin Roosevelt. There are no more toll-takers because you can no longer use cash 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 ^
2013 Sep.12   Twitter Twitter plans stock market listing
  Twitter has announced it has filed paperwork with US regulators ahead of a planned stock market flotation 2012 Oct.1  South of Market  Oracle Open World conference starts in SF 2011 Jun.6  SF Downtown  Apple boss unveils iCloud service 2010 Sep.4   San Francisco Craigslist drops adult services listings  After years of pressure, Craigslist has surrendered a battle over sexual ads that some viewed as a test case for the boundaries of online fr... 2009 Aug.6  Twitter  Twitter site reopens after attack 2006 Oct.24  South of Market  Oracle OpenWorld Convention Invades SF



San Francisco, Business Construction Timeline ... See Bay Area Construction timeline, World Construction timeline Top ^
2014 Apr. 9   Bay Bridge Bay Bridge lanes closed for emergency repair
  A traffic alert has been issued for a work that needs to be done on the upper deck of the western span. A 2-by2 foot hole was discovered
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  Round-the-clock work to open the new eastern span is proceeding smoothly and transportation officials are putting the finishing touches on a ceremony 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  After decades of debate and years of construction, the newer and safer version of the Bay Bridge will finally become a reality in just a few... Jul.8   Bay Bridge Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed May.13  Bay Bridge  Feds to probe repair work on bad Bay Bridge rods 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 together 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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2014 Apr. 4  PG&E  PG&E CEO addresses federal indictment 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  Zynga says its CEO, Mark Pincus, is stepping down to be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft's Xbox business 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  Chairman, chief executive and President Peter Darbee is stepping down following a 'challenging year' that included a natural gas pipeline ex... 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 Mar.6  San Francisco  47 Bay Area billionaires on Forbes list Jan.25   SF Chronicle Bushee New Chronicle Editor



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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. 11  San Francisco  Salesforce makes landmark deal to lease half of Transbay Tower 2008 Dec.18  SF Downtown  S.F. Office Rent Dips 22% 2007 Sep.20  South of Market  Design Picked For Transbay Terminal



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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 2008 Jan.8  PG&E  PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record 2001 Apr.6   PG&E PG&E files for bankruptcy