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Five Weekends In August, Weird Date Alignment Won’t Recur For 11 Years

The Internet myth is just that, a myth–it won’t take 823 years for another August with five weekends–five Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the same month–but it is still cool, and worth mentioning even if it doesn’t have a cool name like “money bags” or “silver pockets full.”

07/28/2014

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@HiddenCash Bringing ‘Dough’ Giveaway Back To San Francisco

Prepare for the return of stampeding money seekers, San Francisco. The man behind the @HiddenCash says he will be back in the Bay Area next weekend, dropping more cash as part of his scavenger hunt that has become a worldwide phenomenon.

07/28/2014

Surveillance footage of a woman suspected of robbing an 8-year-old girl selling candy outside a store near Divisadero and Eddy Streets in San Francisco on July 15, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Robbing, Hurting 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Candy

A woman accused of robbing and hurting an 8-year-old girl selling candy in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood last week pleaded not guilty in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday afternoon.

07/22/2014

Surveillance footage of a woman suspected of robbing an 8-year-old girl selling candy outside a store near Divisadero and Eddy Streets in San Francisco on July 15, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Robs 8-Year-Old Girl Selling Candy Inside Of San Francisco Store

An 8-year-old girl selling candy inside a store in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood was robbed Monday by a woman who said she needed money for a bus fare, police said.

07/15/2014

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Panhandler Arrested In Richmond For Alleged Sexual Assault On Woman Who Gave Him Money

A panhandler was arrested in Richmond last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.

07/09/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Legalizing Bitcoins, Other Virtual Currencies

Governor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.

06/30/2014

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Golden Gate Bridge Secures Full Funding For Suicide Barrier

California will provide the final bit of money needed to build and install a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge, state officials said Thursday.

06/26/2014

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SF Art’s Commission Chair Budget Does Not Sit Well With City Supervisors

Although it’s been a harmonious year financially at San Francisco City Hall, the supervisors were surprised how much padding found its way into the budget for fancy chairs to furnish the Arts Commission’s new offices at the War Memorial building.

06/26/2014

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‘Hidden Cash’ Frenzy Moving On To Other States After California Scavenger Hunts

The ‘Hidden Cash’ frenzy is expanding to other states around the country, according to the man behind the giveaways.

06/09/2014

A woman displays @HiddenCash found in San Jose. (CBS)

Hidden Cash Drops Send Scavengers Scrambling At Crissy Field In San Francisco

There was another frenzy for hidden cash in San Francisco Sunday, just days after the identity of the man behind the cash drops was revealed.

06/08/2014

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