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Dating concepts abound. Here, couples gaze into each other's eyes by candlelight during an "eyegazing" party, part of the latest dating craze in New York City. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Exclusive SF-Based Dating App ‘The League’ Gets $2.1M Boost From Investors

A new, exclusive dating app that’s still under wraps just got a $2.1 million beta-boost from a group of angel investors and venture capitalists. It’s called The League. Its motto: Date, Intelligently.

01/23/2015

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Police Say Promised Prop. 47 Financial Benefits Aren’t Being Seen In San Francisco

Proposition 47, passed by state voters last year, reduced a slew of non-violent felony crimes to misdemeanors, but police say the expected cost savings for law enforcement in San Francisco hasn’t yet materialized.

01/23/2015

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San Francisco Runner Completes 7 Marathons On 7 Continents In 7 Days

Thirty-one-year old Tim Durbin is the only American to complete the World Marathon Challenge that started last Saturday and ended in Sydney, Australia Friday morning.

01/23/2015

Escapes are rare on the tarmac, but they happen. This airline employee  had to chase down an escaped pet  at La Guardia Airport. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dog Chased On SFO Tarmac After Escaping Kennel, Found Safe—Headed To Austin

A dog that managed to get out of its kennel at San Francisco International Airport led airport crews on a chase around some of the runways for a few minutes Friday morning.

01/23/2015

Surfers prepare to go into the water at Ocean Beach. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Weekend Temperatures To Be Warmer Than 4th Of July

Did you catch the fireworks in San Francisco last 4th of July? If so, you probably bundled up more than you’ll need to this weekend.

01/23/2015

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Man Barricades Himself In House In Standoff With Police In San Francisco’s Ingleside Neighborhood

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/BCN) — San Francisco police were negotiating with a barricaded suspect Friday morning in the city’s Ingleside neighborhood. Police were called to the area of Grafton and Ashton avenues around 6:10 p.m. Thursday […]

01/23/2015

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Best Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In San Francisco

San Francisco offers a wide range of martial arts classes for children. Here is a list of five of the best.

01/23/2015

22-year-old David M. Diaz of San Francisco, was arrested and booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of arson and homicide, July 23, 2011. (SFPD)

Man Who Set Fire To Former Sex Partner’s Corpse Arrested For Arson In San Francisco’s Castro

A man convicted in one of San Francisco’s most bizarre crimes is under arrest after being tied to at least one recent arson case in the city’s Castro neighborhood.

01/22/2015

A parade watcher shows his support during 43rd annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Celebration & Parade June 30, 2013, in San Francisco, California.  The annual S.F. Pride Parade.

Feds Spend $423K To Fund Study Effects Of Sex Apps Like Grindr On Gay Men’s Promiscuity

The Federal government spent over $400,000 for studies on smartphone apps gay men use to hookup.

01/22/2015

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Online Storage Provider ‘Box’ Set For $14-Per Share IPO

Online storage provider Box has wrapped up its IPO at $14 per share to set up a test of investors’ appetite for a rapidly growing technology company that hasn’t proven it can make money.

01/22/2015

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