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1. 01-01 Mayor Newsom engaged to actress Siebel SF City Hall
C. 01-25 Bushee New Chronicle Editor SF Chronicle
02-11 Bay Area Congressman Tom Lantos Dies San Francisco
E. 03-19 Visa Soars In Largest-Ever IPO San Francisco
5. 04-09 Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Pier 48, SF Downtown
G. 04-29 Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon San Francisco
7. 06-16 Same-Sex Couples Get Married SF City Hall
I. 06-22 Father, 2 sons victims of road rage killing Maynard and Congdon street, San Francisco

Summary.     Click for More > New job for editor Bronstein Bushee New Chronicle Editor Bay Area Congressman Tom Lantos Dies  The only Holocaust survivor to serve in Congress was 80. He was surrounded by his wife, Annette, two daughters Bankruptcy for Sharper Image Visa Soars In Largest-Ever IPO Torch protesters scale bridge Route changes mark Olympic torch relay   Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon Bonds charged with 15 counts Voters Pass Bayview Development Director Quits 6 Months After Tiger Attack 16 People Injured In Muni Collision Same-Sex Couples Get Married  Mayor Gavin Newsom presided at the wedding of Del Martin, 87, and Phyllis Lyon, 84, in recognition of their long relationship Father, 2 sons victims of road rage killing    94112: Officers found 3 men suffering gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. Two of the men were pronounced dead at the scene Sanctuary Policy Questioned After Escape Newsom marries actress Siebel in Montana Head Of SF Hell's Angels Shot Dead New Calif. Academy of Sciences opens Wells Fargo To Buy Wachovia Pelosi Defeats Sheehan To Win 12th Term Thousands March Protest Against Prop. 8
Mayor Newsom engaged to actress Siebel Fiercest Storm In Over 5 Years
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Jan.4   San Rafael
  An arctic storm system is pummeling Bay Area with heavy rain and hurricane-force wind that toppled trees onto houses, flipped big rigs.    The storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Winds up to 84 mph were recorded on Angel Island, 80 mph in the hills...
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January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   SF City Hall  
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Jan.3  Mountain View  Startup Revives SF Free Wi-Fi Project
Jan.4   San Rafael  
  An arctic storm system is pummeling Bay Area with heavy rain and hurricane-force wind that toppled trees onto houses, flipped big rigs
 The storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Winds up to 84 mph were recorded on Angel Island, 80 mph in the hills near Lucas Valley Road in Marin County. Numerous highways were closed because of debris or toppled big rigs blocking lanes
Jan.5  SF Zoo  Attendance up following fatal tiger attack Jan.7   SF Zoo Geragos Accuses Zoo Of Defamation Jan.8   PG&E PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record Jan.9  SF Mission  Man Who Left Witness Protection Killed Jan.10  SF City Hall  Embattled Supervisor Ed Jew Resigns Post Jan.11  SF Zoo  Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure Jan.13    Father Killed In Sacred Heart Shooting Jan.15   SF Downtown Apple introduces slim notebook   SF Zoo Tiger attack tapes released Jan.16    SFPD search tiger attack victims' car, cells    Ex-Brocade CEO Gets Prison Jan.17  SF Zoo  Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting Jan.23   SF Chronicle   New job for editor Bronstein  Chronicle Editor is leaving his post to assume a broader role in the newspaper division of the Hearst Corp., which owns The Chronicle Jan.25   SF Chronicle   Bushee New Chronicle Editor  Ward H. Bushee has been named executive vice president and editor of The SF Chronicle, the Hearst Corp. said Jan.30  SF City Hall  Restaurants asked to ban trans fats

February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  SF Zoo  Zoo experts denounce poor conditions Feb.8  SF Castro  Filmmakers Recreate Harvey Milk March Feb.11     Bay Area Congressman Tom Lantos Dies
  The only Holocaust survivor to serve in Congress was 80. He was surrounded by his wife, Annette, two daughters
Feb.14    Bonds failed drug test in 2000 Feb.20     Bankruptcy for Sharper Image  The retail chain known for selling expensive gadgets filed for bankruptcy protection, saying it plans to sell off stores and inventory Feb.21    Bonds: Typos could compromise case Feb.25   Visa readies record $18.8 billion IPO Feb.28    Ex-Supe Gonzalez Picked As Nader Mate  South of Market  Huge InterContinental Hotel opened Feb.29    Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony

March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.5   Jury sides with Guardian
Mar.6   47 Bay Area billionaires on Forbes list Mar.17  SF City Hall  Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled  SF Mission  4-Alarm Blaze Consumes Buildings Mar.19     Visa Soars In Largest-Ever IPO  Visa Inc. shares soared more than 30% to $58 from their IPO price of $44 in their stock market debut  SF City Hall  City Hall handicap ramp will cost $1 Million Mar.20   SF Downtown 150 arrested during anti-war protests Mar.26   Golden Gate Bridge Bridge Chain-Reaction Crash; 9 Hurt Mar.29   Bloody Night: 4 Dead In Shootings. 94122

April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.4   Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case
Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge   Torch protesters scale bridge  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables Apr.8  SF Downtown  Gere joins torch protests Apr.9   SF Downtown Emotional Tibetan protests ahead of relay   SF Downtown   Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes.    The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Be...
   Driver Gunned Down With Kids In Car Apr.15  Schwab  Schwab's Best 1Q Ever Apr.17    Bay Home Prices Fall 16% Apr.22    Ship Pilot Charged With Lying In Spill Probe Apr.26  SF Bayview  Pelosi Kicks Off Foreclosure Workshop Apr.29     Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon
  The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in San Francisco is marking a record-setting price for the city

May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.2    7 elite athletes to testify against Graham  San Ramon  63 Restaurant Workers Nabbed In Raid May.9  SF Downtown  Dead whale found stuck under pier  SF Downtown  Dozens sickened by norovirus at Moscone May.13       Bonds charged with 15 counts  Home run record holder was charged with 14 counts of lying to a grand jury and one count of obstruction of justice May.15    CBS in $1.8B deal for info site Cnet May.16  SF City Hall  Same-sex ruling victory for mayor May.20    Bay Area home sales climbed nearly 30% May.22  SF City Hall  Harvey Milk sculpture unveiled at city hall May.29   Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO
May.31   Highway 101 1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Road Rage Shooting

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.4     Voters Pass Bayview Development  SF voters considered 8 local propositions in primary election, approving a parcel tax to improve public education Jun.6   SF Zoo   Director Quits 6 Months After Tiger Attack  Manuel Mollinedo's resignation came following a closed-door meeting of the SF Zoological Society's board of directors   Bonds pleads not guilty
Jun.14   Pac Bell Park   16 People Injured In Muni Collision   A rear-end collision between a N Judah and T 3rd Street train on King St .near AT&T Park'. Crowds were heading to AT&T Park for Giants game Jun.16   SF City Hall   Same-Sex Couples Get Married
  Mayor Gavin Newsom presided at the wedding of Del Martin, 87, and Phyllis Lyon, 84, in recognition of their long relationship.    More than 600 same-sex couples have made appointments to get marriage licenses in the city over the 10 days. Newsom...
Jun.22     Father, 2 sons victims of road rage killing
Map of Maynard and Congdon street San Francisco
   94112: Officers found 3 men suffering gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. Two of the men were pronounced dead at the scene.    At least one suspect inside the 2nd vehicle fired shots into the victims' vehicle. The murders immediately sparked public outrage, which only inten...
Jun.27   SF City Hall NRA sues to overturn gun ban Jun.29  SF Downtown  Marriage Freedom Is Focus Of Gay Parade

July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2   SF City Hall   Sanctuary Policy Questioned After Escape  An effort by the city to shield 8 Honduran crack dealers from federal officials backfired when the youths escaped from group homes Jul.8    Elie Wiesel testifies about hotel attack Jul.19   Sex Workers Put Prostitution On Ballot
Jul.23    Mayor visits city engineer in jail, gets codes    Triple murder turns focus on sanctuary Jul.26   Newsom   Newsom marries actress Siebel in Montana  40-year old San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom to marries 34-year-old Jennifer Lynn Siebel at Siebel's parents' ranch Jul.30  Gap  Gap-Backed To Reorganize Pacific Lumber

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.4  SF Downtown  14 Injured In Muni Streetcar Crash Aug.6   Pfizer moving biotech research unit to S.F.
  Protester Falls From Consulate Roof. 94115 Aug.14  USF  2 Men Shot Dead Inside Car Near USF Aug.18  SF Downtown  Barack Obama Fundraises Aug.28  South of Market  St. Regis penthouse on sale for $70 mil

September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Golden Gate Bridge  Bridge Toll Jumps To $6 Sep.3   SF Mission   Head Of SF Hell's Angels Shot Dead
Map of 24th Street and Treat Avenue San Francisco  Mark Guardado, 45, was found with gunshot wounds. He was shot by a man who drove up on a motorcycle   Bank Under Siege By Facing Foreclosure Sep.5   SF Mission 2 dead, 3 wounded in shootings Sep.9  SF Downtown  Apple Unveils New iPods Sep.21   Golden Gate Park   New Calif. Academy of Sciences opens  The Academy reopened to the public after more than 10 years of planning and construction. The new $488 million building substitutes the old ... Sep.22    15-To-Life For Dog Owner In Fatal Mauling Sep.25    Woman Hit By Cable Car Dies Sep.27  Golden Gate Park  Academy Of Sciences Reopening

October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.3   Wells Fargo   Wells Fargo To Buy Wachovia  Wachovia agreed to be acquired in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal. Citigroup demands that Wachovia abide by the terms of its earlier deal Oct.9  Wells Fargo  Wells gets green light for Wachovia Oct.10   Golden Gate Bridge Bridge Officials Approve Suicide Net
Oct.13  Wells Fargo  Feds approve merger with Wachovia

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.4  Bernal Heights  Two people shot in attack  SF Downtown  Web 2.0 kicks off amid economic downturn       Pelosi Defeats Sheehan To Win 12th Term  House Speaker was easily re-elected, overcoming a challenge from anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan Nov.5  SF City Hall  Protests Follow Apparent Prop. 8 Win Nov.8   SF Downtown   Thousands March Protest Against Prop. 8   Thousands of protesters angered by the passage of a state measure banning gay marriage marched during rush hour Friday evening Nov.10    ABA Chief Defends Banks  Potrero Hill  2 Dead In Possible Murder-Suicide Nov.11  Giants  Lincecum earns NL's Cy Young    DA Harris To Run For State Attorney Gen. Nov.12  Antioch  SF Police Inspector Sues Antioch Nov.20  SF Downtown  WAMU to eliminate 1,600 jobs in Bay Area Nov.25  North Beach  Man Killed By Gunshots Outside Bar  Visitacion Valley  Teacher winner of prestigious award

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.9  SF Zoo  Man cited for jumping into enclosure  Stanford  40th Birthday Of Personal Computing Dec.10    Irish president to visit S.F., Silicon Valley    'Day Without A Gay' Participation Spotty Dec.12   SF City Hall 400 City Workers Getting Pink Slips
   Man sentenced in killing of girlfriend Dec.18   SF Downtown S.F. Office Rent Dips 22%    Gay rights leader to boycott inauguration Dec.20   SF City Hall Police chief to retire Dec.21    Price of gas lowest in nearly 5 years Dec.24    Judge: Network Engineer To Face Felonies Dec.25    2 Injured After Car Runs Off 280 Onramp Dec.31   AsianWeek Stops The Presses



Fiercest Storm In Over 5 Years




San Francisco, 2008 Accidents Timeline ... See Bay Area Accidents timeline, World Accidents timeline Top ^
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Jan.4   San Rafael
  An arctic storm system is pummeling Bay Area with heavy rain and hurricane-force wind that toppled trees onto houses, flipped big rigs
 The storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Winds up to 84 mph were recorded on Angel Island, 80 mph in the hills near Lucas Valley Road in Marin County. Numerous highways were closed because of debris or toppled big rigs blocking lanes
Jan.5  SF Zoo  Attendance up following fatal tiger attack Jan.8   PG&E PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record
Jan.11  SF Zoo  Leopard Nearly Escapes From Enclosure Jan.15   SF Zoo Tiger attack tapes released Jan.17  SF Zoo  Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting Mar.17  SF Mission  4-Alarm Blaze Consumes Buildings Mar.26   Golden Gate Bridge Bridge Chain-Reaction Crash; 9 Hurt May.9  SF Downtown  Dead whale found stuck under pier May.9  SF Downtown  Dozens sickened by norovirus at Moscone Jun.14   Pac Bell Park 16 People Injured In Muni Collision   A rear-end collision between a N Judah and T 3rd Street train on King St .near AT&T Park'. Crowds were heading to AT&T Park for Giants game Aug.4  SF Downtown  14 Injured In Muni Streetcar Crash Sep.25    Woman Hit By Cable Car Dies Oct.10   Golden Gate Bridge Bridge Officials Approve Suicide Net Dec.9  SF Zoo  Man cited for jumping into enclosure Dec.25    2 Injured After Car Runs Off 280 Onramp



San Francisco, 2008 Science & Education Timeline ... See Bay Area Science & Education timeline, World Science & Education timeline Top ^
2008 Aug.6   Pfizer moving biotech research unit to S.F.
Sep.21   Golden Gate Park New Calif. Academy of Sciences opens  The Academy reopened to the public after more than 10 years of planning and construction. The new $488 million building substitutes the old ... Sep.27  Golden Gate Park  Academy Of Sciences Reopening Nov.25  Visitacion Valley  Teacher winner of prestigious award Dec.9  Stanford  40th Birthday Of Personal Computing



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2008 Feb.14    Bonds failed drug test in 2000 Feb.21    Bonds: Typos could compromise case Feb.29    Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony Mar.17  SF City Hall  Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled Apr.4   Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case
Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge Torch protesters scale bridge  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables Apr.9   SF Downtown Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes.    The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Be...
May.2    7 elite athletes to testify against Graham May.13     Bonds charged with 15 counts  Home run record holder was charged with 14 counts of lying to a grand jury and one count of obstruction of justice May.29   Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO Jun.4   Voters Pass Bayview Development  SF voters considered 8 local propositions in primary election, approving a parcel tax to improve public education Jun.6   Bonds pleads not guilty Nov.11  Giants  Lincecum earns NL's Cy Young



San Francisco, 2008 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.1   SF City Hall   Mayor Newsom engaged to actress Siebel
  San Francisco Mayor proposed to actress Jennifer Siebel in Hawaii and the couple are now engaged to be married Jan.3  Mountain View  Startup Revives SF Free Wi-Fi Project Jan.5  SF Zoo  Attendance up following fatal tiger attack Jan.8   PG&E PG&E's blacked-out is 10-year record Jan.15   SF Downtown Apple introduces slim notebook Jan.16    Ex-Brocade CEO Gets Prison Jan.23   SF Chronicle New job for editor Bronstein  Chronicle Editor is leaving his post to assume a broader role in the newspaper division of the Hearst Corp., which owns The Chronicle Jan.25   SF Chronicle Bushee New Chronicle Editor
  Ward H. Bushee has been named executive vice president and editor of The SF Chronicle, the Hearst Corp. said Jan.30  SF City Hall  Restaurants asked to ban trans fats Feb.8  SF Castro  Filmmakers Recreate Harvey Milk March Feb.20   Bankruptcy for Sharper Image  The retail chain known for selling expensive gadgets filed for bankruptcy protection, saying it plans to sell off stores and inventory Feb.25   Visa readies record $18.8 billion IPO Feb.28  South of Market  Huge InterContinental Hotel opened Mar.5   Jury sides with Guardian Mar.6   47 Bay Area billionaires on Forbes list Mar.19   Visa Soars In Largest-Ever IPO  Visa Inc. shares soared more than 30% to $58 from their IPO price of $44 in their stock market debut Apr.8  SF Downtown  Gere joins torch protests Apr.15  Schwab  Schwab's Best 1Q Ever Apr.17    Bay Home Prices Fall 16% Apr.22    Ship Pilot Charged With Lying In Spill Probe Apr.26  SF Bayview  Pelosi Kicks Off Foreclosure Workshop Apr.29   Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon  The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in San Francisco is marking a record-setting price for the city May.2  San Ramon  63 Restaurant Workers Nabbed In Raid May.15    CBS in $1.8B deal for info site Cnet May.20    Bay Area home sales climbed nearly 30% Jun.4   Voters Pass Bayview Development  SF voters considered 8 local propositions in primary election, approving a parcel tax to improve public education Jun.29  SF Downtown  Marriage Freedom Is Focus Of Gay Parade Jul.30  Gap  Gap-Backed To Reorganize Pacific Lumber Aug.6   Pfizer moving biotech research unit to S.F. Aug.28  South of Market  St. Regis penthouse on sale for $70 mil Sep.1  Golden Gate Bridge  Bridge Toll Jumps To $6 Sep.3   Bank Under Siege By Facing Foreclosure Sep.9  SF Downtown  Apple Unveils New iPods Oct.3   Wells Fargo Wells Fargo To Buy Wachovia  Wachovia agreed to be acquired in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal. Citigroup demands that Wachovia abide by the terms of its earlier deal Oct.9  Wells Fargo  Wells gets green light for Wachovia Oct.13  Wells Fargo  Feds approve merger with Wachovia Nov.4  SF Downtown  Web 2.0 kicks off amid economic downturn Nov.10    ABA Chief Defends Banks Nov.12  Antioch  SF Police Inspector Sues Antioch Nov.20  SF Downtown  WAMU to eliminate 1,600 jobs in Bay Area Dec.12   SF City Hall 400 City Workers Getting Pink Slips Dec.18   SF Downtown S.F. Office Rent Dips 22% Dec.21    Price of gas lowest in nearly 5 years



San Francisco, 2008 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.7   SF Zoo Geragos Accuses Zoo Of Defamation
Jan.9  SF Mission  Man Who Left Witness Protection Killed Jan.13    Father Killed In Sacred Heart Shooting Jan.16    SFPD search tiger attack victims' car, cells Jan.16    Ex-Brocade CEO Gets Prison Jan.17  SF Zoo  Tiger victim admitted drinking, taunting Feb.21    Bonds: Typos could compromise case Feb.29    Judge to unseal Bonds' '03 testimony Mar.29   Bloody Night: 4 Dead In Shootings. 94122 Apr.4   Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case Apr.9    Driver Gunned Down With Kids In Car Apr.22    Ship Pilot Charged With Lying In Spill Probe May.2    7 elite athletes to testify against Graham May.13     Bonds charged with 15 counts  Home run record holder was charged with 14 counts of lying to a grand jury and one count of obstruction of justice May.29   Coach Trevor Graham convicted in BALCO May.31   Highway 101 1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Road Rage Shooting Jun.6   Bonds pleads not guilty Jun.22   Father, 2 sons victims of road rage killing Map of Maynard and Congdon street San Francisco
   94112: Officers found 3 men suffering gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. Two of the men were pronounced dead at the scene.    At least one suspect inside the 2nd vehicle fired shots into the victims' vehicle. The murders immediately sparked public outrage, which only inten...
Jul.2   SF City Hall Sanctuary Policy Questioned After Escape  An effort by the city to shield 8 Honduran crack dealers from federal officials backfired when the youths escaped from group homes Jul.8    Elie Wiesel testifies about hotel attack Jul.19   Sex Workers Put Prostitution On Ballot Jul.23    Mayor visits city engineer in jail, gets codes Jul.23    Triple murder turns focus on sanctuary Aug.14  USF  2 Men Shot Dead Inside Car Near USF Sep.3   SF Mission Head Of SF Hell's Angels Shot Dead Map of 24th Street and Treat Avenue San Francisco  Mark Guardado, 45, was found with gunshot wounds. He was shot by a man who drove up on a motorcycle Sep.5   SF Mission 2 dead, 3 wounded in shootings Sep.22    15-To-Life For Dog Owner In Fatal Mauling Nov.4  Bernal Heights  Two people shot in attack Nov.10  Potrero Hill  2 Dead In Possible Murder-Suicide Nov.12  Antioch  SF Police Inspector Sues Antioch Nov.25  North Beach  Man Killed By Gunshots Outside Bar Dec.9  SF Zoo  Man cited for jumping into enclosure Dec.12    Man sentenced in killing of girlfriend Dec.24    Judge: Network Engineer To Face Felonies



San Francisco, 2008 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Jan.1   SF City Hall   Mayor Newsom engaged to actress Siebel  San Francisco Mayor proposed to actress Jennifer Siebel in Hawaii and the couple are now engaged to be married Jan.2   Rep. Lantos retires due to cancer
Jan.10  SF City Hall  Embattled Supervisor Ed Jew Resigns Post Jan.30  SF City Hall  Restaurants asked to ban trans fats Feb.1  SF Zoo  Zoo experts denounce poor conditions Feb.8  SF Castro  Filmmakers Recreate Harvey Milk March Feb.11   Bay Area Congressman Tom Lantos Dies
  The only Holocaust survivor to serve in Congress was 80. He was surrounded by his wife, Annette, two daughters
Feb.28    Ex-Supe Gonzalez Picked As Nader Mate Mar.17  SF City Hall  Tibet Activists Want Torch Run Canceled Mar.19  SF City Hall  City Hall handicap ramp will cost $1 Million Mar.20   SF Downtown 150 arrested during anti-war protests
Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge Torch protesters scale bridge  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables Apr.8  SF Downtown  Gere joins torch protests Apr.9   SF Downtown Emotional Tibetan protests ahead of relay Apr.9   SF Downtown Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes.    The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Be...
Apr.26  SF Bayview  Pelosi Kicks Off Foreclosure Workshop May.2  San Ramon  63 Restaurant Workers Nabbed In Raid May.16  SF City Hall  Same-sex ruling victory for mayor May.22  SF City Hall  Harvey Milk sculpture unveiled at city hall Jun.4   Voters Pass Bayview Development  SF voters considered 8 local propositions in primary election, approving a parcel tax to improve public education Jun.6   SF Zoo Director Quits 6 Months After Tiger Attack  Manuel Mollinedo's resignation came following a closed-door meeting of the SF Zoological Society's board of directors Jun.16   SF City Hall Same-Sex Couples Get Married
  Mayor Gavin Newsom presided at the wedding of Del Martin, 87, and Phyllis Lyon, 84, in recognition of their long relationship.    More than 600 same-sex couples have made appointments to get marriage licenses in the city over the 10 days. Newsom...
Jun.27   SF City Hall NRA sues to overturn gun ban
Jun.29  SF Downtown  Marriage Freedom Is Focus Of Gay Parade Jul.2   SF City Hall Sanctuary Policy Questioned After Escape  An effort by the city to shield 8 Honduran crack dealers from federal officials backfired when the youths escaped from group homes Jul.19   Sex Workers Put Prostitution On Ballot Jul.23    Mayor visits city engineer in jail, gets codes Jul.23    Triple murder turns focus on sanctuary Jul.26   Newsom Newsom marries actress Siebel in Montana  40-year old San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom to marries 34-year-old Jennifer Lynn Siebel at Siebel's parents' ranch Aug.6   Protester Falls From Consulate Roof. 94115 Aug.18  SF Downtown  Barack Obama Fundraises Nov.4     Pelosi Defeats Sheehan To Win 12th Term  House Speaker was easily re-elected, overcoming a challenge from anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan Nov.5  SF City Hall  Protests Follow Apparent Prop. 8 Win Nov.8   SF Downtown Thousands March Protest Against Prop. 8   Thousands of protesters angered by the passage of a state measure banning gay marriage marched during rush hour Friday evening Nov.11    DA Harris To Run For State Attorney Gen. Dec.9  Stanford  40th Birthday Of Personal Computing Dec.10    Irish president to visit S.F., Silicon Valley Dec.10    'Day Without A Gay' Participation Spotty Dec.18    Gay rights leader to boycott inauguration Dec.20   SF City Hall Police chief to retire Dec.31   AsianWeek Stops The Presses