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A baby gorilla at the San Francisco Zoo - seen here riding on his grandmother's back - has been named Kabibe. (SF Zoo/Marianne Hale).

San Francisco Zoo Names Baby Gorilla

The public voted on the moniker from a group of three names and Kabibe, which means “little lady” in Swahili, earned a majority of the votes, zoo spokeswoman Abbie Tuller said.

12/20/2013

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Francisco Chronicle Will Not Use Washington Redskins Name

The newspaper is the latest to refuse to use the name Redskins.

10/30/2013

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Website Offers Woodside $11M To Change Name In ‘Publicity Stunt’

SugarDaddie.com, a dating website that matches up wealthy individuals with younger partners, has offered the prosperous Peninsula enclave of Woodside more than $11 million to change its name.

03/05/2013

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New Central California School To Be Named After 19th Century Bandido

A new elementary school being built in California is embroiled in controversy after the school board decided to name it after one of the state’s most notorious Old West bandidos.

01/01/2013

The new sign advertising SF Fitness, replacing the old Gold's Gym signage. (CBS)

Bay Area Gold’s Gyms Drop Affiliation After Anti-Gay Flap

Four former Bay Area Gold’s Gym franchises are officially cutting ties with the body-building chain following a 2010 donation by Gold’s Texas-based parent company’s CEO to a conservative outfit unfriendly to gay rights.

09/17/2012

Fans look on as Kurt Busch, driver of the #22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge, leads Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway on June 26, 2011 in Sonoma. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)

‘Infineon Raceway’ Partnership Ends At Sonoma County Track

The raceway at state Highways 37 and 121 in southwest Sonoma County is ending its 10-year sponsorship agreement with Infineon Technologies and is pursuing a new partner to take over naming rights.

06/01/2012

San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. (CBS)

USS Harvey Milk Resolution Approved By SF Supervisors

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution to name a Navy ship in honor of murdered San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, considered the nation’s first openly gay major public office holder.

05/22/2012