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San Francisco Coit Tower Closure For Commercial Filming With Drone Angers
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Residents on Telegraph Hill are upset that visitors to Coit Tower were turned away Monday, as the landmark was closed to the public for the filming of a commercial using a drone. According to the nonprofit Protect Coit Tower, …
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Defense attorney says San Francisco man was 'Silk Road' fall guy
A San Francisco man who launched an underground website as an economic experiment before abandoning it was fooled into taking the fall when investigators concluded it was used almost solely for drug dealing, a defense lawyer told jurors Tuesday after …
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San Francisco maker of bike and travel gear rolls into Silver Lake
Storefront Report SILVER LAKE – Mission Workshop, which designs and makes bike and travel-friendly bags, backpacks and apparel, has opened up its first store outside of San Francisco in a small Sunset Boulevard storefront. The Silver Lake store carries …
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San Francisco Fire Crews Pull Body out of Lake Merced

San Francisco Fire Crews Pull Body out of Lake Merced
SAN FRANCISCO — Fire Department crews pulled a body out of the water at Lake Merced in San Francisco's Lake Shore neighborhood Saturday afternoon, a dispatcher said. Fire crews responded to TPC Harding Park on a report of a body found in the …
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SFFD urged to end opposition to attempts to slow traffic
The San Francisco Fire Department should boost the city's campaign to improve pedestrian safety by ending its opposition to sidewalk safety improvements that narrow streets and slow traffic, a city report to be released Tuesday concludes. At the center …
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the bold italic imagines san francisco with victorian-style skyscrapers
the bold italic, a san francisco-based online magazine, has imagined their city's skyline as a sort of architectural paradox. digital enhancement allows for the vision of new buildings, which pay homage to the details of san fran's trademark design …
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Las Vegas casinos may be betting on high-speed rail
A Vegas-to-Burbank line — which has the backing of the casinos — could be a money-maker and thus attract the interest of the private investment that high-speed rail needs if it is ever to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles. “Right now we have the …
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Why San Francisco 49ers Must Hire Darrell Bevell as Their Next Head Coach
Outside of a miraculous return by Jim Harbaugh, the San Francisco 49ers' ideal choice for the franchise's 19th head coach currently works for a division rival. Darrell Bevell, the offensive coordinator of the defending champion Seattle Seahawks, is an …
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JoSon's modern tools illuminate traditional art in 'Fotanicals'
His book, which took 10 years to produce, began as part of his thesis project for his master of fine arts in photography at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. During that time, joSon became acquainted with Frank Almeda, senior curator of botany at …
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States file suit against San Francisco gun ordinance

States file suit against San Francisco gun ordinance
Attorneys general from 26 states filed a federal lawsuit against San Francisco on Thursday over an ordinance requiring locked storage for handguns, arguing it threatens the Second Amendment right to bear arms. San Francisco firearms must either be …
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At the company’s annual general meeting, President John Hennessy said the properties here – the Clayton Hotel in Belfast city center and the Maldron Hotel in Belfast International Airport – were well traded.
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And he said the construction of his newest local hotel, the Maldron on Brunswick Street, “intentional and within budget”.
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As a result of the beginning of next year, it is one of the approximately 27 hotels planned for the city and one in six under construction.

Anonymous 'Tips for Jesus' diner leaves 00 tip at San Francisco restaurant
The anonymous big tipper behind the Instagram account "Tips for Jesus" made sure a group of servers at a San Francisco restaurant rung in the new year with big smiles and fatter wallets. The mystery diner struck on Jan. 2, leaving a $ 2,000 tip on a $ 50 …
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A vacation has different meanings to various people. Some people see a vacation as an opportunity to change their surroundings or even as a

change of weather. bargain vacation But for some select few, a vacation is a chance that will permit

them to unwind and simply relax to enjoy the pleasures of their yearlong hard work. It is precisely for this reason that they like to

splurge on all the luxuries for themselves during their vacation and luxury vacation rentals allow you to do exactly that.

Saving money for a long-term rental vacation or transition into life in a different country is essential. We can’t always plan for events or

situations that inevitably crop up that cost us money we may not have – saving money before you leave for your long-term trip will ensure

that you have a bit of a financial safety net in the event of an emergency.
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There are many ways to save money for a long-term rental experience, most of which can be utilized before you even leave home. One common

money saving tip is to budget your monthly expenses, and take that money out of the bank in cash. Paying cash makes it easier for you to

track how much money you spend every day as you are physically handing over bills and coins. When you get home, transfer the loose change

you have from the day into a jar. Although it may not seem like much, all this can add up!

Nowadays, a number of travellers are availing flights from Washington to Hyderabad, using this easily-available combination. Virgin Atlantic

operates the flight of Singapore Airlines from Washington to London and from there, the latter company operates its onward flights under its

own banner. The Singapore-based aviation company first served fliers between its primary hub and Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. Now,

it has a fleet of over 100 aircraft, including Airbus A380s, and it flies to over 60 international and domestic cities. It is one of the few

airlines to offer four classes, instead of the usual three; offering Suites along with the First, Business and Economy Classes.
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Classes and Amenities

All Suites have sliding doors, window blinds, proper beds unlike those, which are formed when the seats recline, pillows, 23-inch screens,

USB ports and individual power supplies. It’s First Class has seats that recline to form 35-inch wide and 82-inch long beds, comfortable

cushions and hand rests, adjustable lighting, 24-inch LCD TVs, headphones, HDMI and USB ports. Seats, foldable into 28-inch wide and 78-inch

long beds, cushioned headboard, side-slots, power supply, connectivity ports and LCD screens are featured in the Business Class option.

A growing number of brands are learning that videos are a great way of making sure that they are engaging with their audience. Whether that

means maintaining a YouTube channel for your brand, sharing videos via your social media accounts or maybe embedding them into your blog

post or marketing emails – one thing is certain, video marketing is something that you cannot ignore!
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Breathing Some Life Into Your Social Media Strategy

No-one questions the need for social media as part of your marketing strategy, but now that everyone is using it there is a great deal of

competition and it is increasingly difficult to stand out from the crowd. However, by introducing video content to supplement your tweets

and status updates you can grab your reader’s attention helping them to engage with your content. YouTube actually out performs Twitter,

Facebook and Pinterest in terms of retaining the attention of visitors with the average visitor spending almost 5 minutes per visit on the

site. Over on Instagram, the video posts are enjoying double the engagement of photos.

In this article, I will share with you tips on how to become a successful affiliate marketer, but from a basketball coach perspective.

Last year, my little boy decided he wanted to play basketball with his friends in the Preston City league games. He had his form all filled

out and then at the last moment, I decided that I would coach his team. I thought this was going to be easy and that we would have a winning

season, I was wrong. I had forgotten that 4th and 5th grade boys love chaos in their games. As a coach, I did my very best to instill

learning and discipline at every practice, but all I get from them is complaining and whining. For new internet marketers who are just

getting into the game of affiliate marketing, you may not realize this, but sooner or later, chaos will creep in and wreak havoc on your

marketing career if you do not have a game (business) plan. For example, this is how chaos can ruin your plans:
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Marketing is an important function of any business enterprise. Marketing increases the reach of the company’s product and contributes

directly to the top line revenues of the company. With the advent and penetration of the internet, online marketing has emerged as an

important tool. Today, no organisation can afford to ignore an online presence for itself and its product.
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Online marketing is a very efficient method of marketing. At minimal cost, a wide reach can be ensured. With a well-designed website and

good presentation, online marketing uses web and email to drive sales via electronic commerce. It is mostly used in conjunction with

traditional marketing like advertisements in radio, television and newspapers. Online marketing can be of three types – web marketing, email

marketing and social media marketing.

A website or a webpage is the online address of any individual or organisation. Just as we keep our physical brick and mortar addresses

clean and as attractive and as comfortable as possible, we must keep our online address also attractive and inviting. Visitors must be led

to the website and after one visit must desire to visit it again and again. Therefore a great deal of care must be taken in how the website

is designed and displayed. It is one of the important things to remember.
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Designing a website involves multiple skills – graphics, art, design, written content or text, interface design, coding, proprietary

software and search engine optimisation. While it is possible for a single individual to undertake the entire work of designing a website,

often a team of individuals with different skills work together in designing a website. Web design usually refers to the design of the front

end of the website only, though it may overlap with other areas such as networking and web engineering.

The Bitcoin economy is increasing at a rapid rate, as more and more startups enter the sphere and try to offer traditional services but

using Bitcoins. You have everything from a marketplace of books aka Amazon style but only in Bitcoins to advertising platforms similar to

Google AdSense but in the Bitcoin economy. As Bitcoin goes more mainstream, these are only going to increase in number and scope, thus

presenting a wonderful opportunity to get on board with this at an early stage.
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The big advantage of entering the Bitcoin economy now is that you’ll get in on this technology at the ‘innovator stage’ and you’ll have the

opportunity to be one of the leaders. Businesses that operate in the current Bitcoin economy also enjoy a free publicity of their business

within the Bitcoin community. Everything from gyft that accepts Bitcoins to purchase store gift cards to EVR bar that became popular in the

highly competitive bar and lounge scene in New York by accepting Bitcoin as payment currency for drinks.

Torie, like millions of other people, knows that she needs to make money investing in 401k plans in 2015-2106 and beyond (she has a couple)

in order to retire comfortably. What she also needs to know: 401k asset allocation, how to pick and manage her best 401k investment options,

and the outlook for 2015 and 2016. Let’s take a look at how she and you can make money in 2015, 2016 and beyond (or at least make the best

of it) if you’re in the same boat.

Although it’s been easy to make money investing in 401k plans in recent years, this is not always the case. The first thing Torie and you

need to do is to set a goal (Torie’s is to retire in about the year 2040). Second, be honest about your personal risk tolerance. Torie’s is

“moderate” – but definitely not aggressive! Third, review your present 401k asset allocation to determine whether the investment options you

hold are in line with your risk tolerance. Are you in the best 401k investment options, and in the right proportion?

Knowledge is the key to winning and profit in the Stock, Commodity and Futures, and Forex markets.

Trading on hope is a fools game.

In my three decades as a trader and analyst of these market sectors, I have seen and experienced this fact for myself.

Do not attempt to place a trade without a plan. Be sure the plan includes an exit strategy. If the market triggers the exit signal you had

predefined, without emotion follow it immediately.
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Many traders enter the market with more ‘hope’ than knowledge. Whether it be due to a ‘tip’, or a news report, or that it just looks too

good to pass up because of some belief that the market cannot possibly go any higher or lower, the result usually ends up with the trader as

a net loser.

You must take full control of your own trading. The best way to do this is to get all the information and knowledge you can about the market

you wish to trade and then form a plan.

You plan should not only include the entry parameters, but also the exit parameters. The exit is arguably the most important. Your trade

should always be protected. Failure to admit that you are wrong when the trade is going south is one of the biggest reasons why many traders

go bust.

It is a fact that maximalist shoes have been more commonly seen during ultrarunning events than any other type of races. Between 40 and 60

percent of runners are wearing Hokas during ultrarunning races. Why? Because that high cushion can withstand long hours of pounding during

the race. This capability makes maximalist running shoes become more prevalent in half marathons and marathons as well.

Is there any scientific independent study on maximalists?
As of now, there has been no independent study at all on the maximalist running shoes. The only studies available so far are conducted by

manufacturers and not surprisingly, their results will only support their marketing pitches.

How many manufacturers out there producing maximalist models?

This is entirely depend on what you define as maximalism. Just like minimalism, the definition can be blurred between person to person.

Generally speaking, these companies – Hoka One One, Brooks, Pearl Izume, Vasque, Puma, New Balance, Altra, Skechers – have at least one

maximalist model. Adidas Boost foam can also be regarded by some runners as a maximalist model. You could also argue Nike’s Lunar Eclipse 4

as a maximalist type of running shoe due to its thick midsole.

Fleas belong to the insect order Siphonaptera. They are common pests and may attack many mammals, including man. They can be a year round

problem because they infest not only pets but also the home of the owner. Because of this, treatment of the pet alone may only temporarily

solve a flea infestation.
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Although many species of fleas feed primarily on one type of animal, the common cat and dog flea will readily take blood from a variety of

animals, including man. Flea infestations of pets and their homes will most likely involve the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis and

occasionally the dog flea, C. canis.

When it comes to having a good time together for a family vacation, nothing beats going to Mexico and the Caribbean. They are one of the most poplar

destinations for an inclusive family vacations available. The resorts located in the Caribbean and Mexico are so popular for their climate, beautiful pools,

and amazing scenery.

With cared much fun activities for children, teens and adults, good food and drink, beautiful picturesque surroundings and all the fantastic pampering

facilities in suit in one package, an all inclusive family vacation is always the number one option for every family. But what comprises this all-in-one

packages:

Most adults to enjoy water sports from motorized and non-motorized facilities. They can enjoy windsurfing, kayaking, playing water trampolines and sunfish

sailing under the beautiful weather and the wind. Some even diving and snorkeling with beautiful corals.

Between the ages of four to 12 years, there are plenty of children’s programs like the family on board for an all inclusive family vacation packages. They

will be kept busy and entertained during the trip, giving them a chance to relax. Their programs are separated from the older children.

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Every resorts owners know that teens are a bunch of hard to please beings has near limitless energy. That is why resorts owner designed numerous teen

activities to please them. They even child care.

Not only there are activities for adults and children, there are also activities for all the family. These activities are for adults to keep busy. What can

enjoy the parents? They can enjoy the beach parties, scavenger hunts, or simple chill out at night with music. In fact, some of the resorts have theme

nights.

Good food and drinks are served in an à la carte style to satisfy the palates of the adults and parents in the refined atmosphere of a good restaurant. In

addition to the indulgence of the adults, there are specially designed children quickly buffet and poolside snacks catered for children to arouse their

curiosity.

Resorts have swim-up bars, not only for adults take a dip there, it is also for the children who need a lot of cool drinks to relax during hot summer days.

While on an inclusive family vacation resort, you can sit back and relax while your kids are busy attending children’s activities and have the time of their

lives. It also provides you with everything you need to have fun and enjoy your holiday.

Even if your kids are a number of additional activities and snacks, you have to worry about any extra charges. In fact, these holidays are all all paid in

advance.

There are numerous ways to obtain cheap airline tickets, but some ways are much easier and cheaper than the others. One of these methods is the online

booking of cheap flights. Although the cost of tickets can depend greatly on the time of your trip and the city you are going. To check cheapest flights,

best offers, discounts and cheap flight tickets available in the domestic and international airlines, book your tickets online and have some real cheap

travel tickets.
We all prefer to travel by air because it offers us a relaxing, lavish, and time-saving option. All airlines catering to the passengers want them to feel

special. Air travel to the booking process easy for their customers, the airlines have initiated online airfare booking services. This is made possible via

the websites of the airlines or through the familiar agencies that own websites that are designed to provide ticket booking facilities for the passengers

specially. They take care of the needs and the customer’s comfort. Such websites offer real help to decide which flight aboard. Remember to do all the

permutations and combinations to come up with a decision that will save you money by offering cheap last minute flights.

Refer to acquire a trusted travel agency best deals on airline tickets. They will help you by answering your questions about your flight preferences. This

will not only yield-priced tickets for you, but also to save your time.
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Travel agencies are known for their knowledge in the aviation industry. They may find cheap discount travel tickets for you. Moreover, they can help you get

your tickets well in advance or at the last moment of your trip.
One of the main advantages of going in for online booking is that you can always keep yourself updated with the latest flight information. You can check

flight status, delays or cancellations by sitting in the comfort of your home. It is even more convenient than calling to book the airline ticket. There are

a few quick tips that will help you have a fun online ticket booking experience. For example, do not book your tickets too early. If you do you’ll most

likely need more eventually pay for your tickets months in advance, than the usual rates. This is because the airlines generally vary their rates. Be

flexible and consider changing your flight if possible. Many airline websites offer ‘at any time’ option for your flight time is preferable. This in turn

brings the cheaper flights at less popular times of the day. Last but not the least, compare your prices on various websites over a period of time and then

decide what the best deal as per your needs.

Genetic testing firm Invitae seeks IPO of $86 million (Video)

Genetic testing firm Invitae seeks IPO of million (Video)
Filing on the eve of next week's big J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, Invitae's offering is the latest in an 18-month string of Bay Area life sciences IPOs. The latest include Redwood City medical device maker Avinger Inc. and Palo …
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San Francisco 49ers' assistant strength coach Kevin Tolbert to join Jim
The San Francisco 49ers' assistant strength coach is following former 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh to the University of Michigan. A source told FOX Sports that Kevin Tolbert has signed to become the school's new strength coach. Tolbert, 56, spent the …
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Stocks slide on falling wages, oil slump
FILE – This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the Wall Street entrance of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, after two days of big gains. The government reported another strong round of …
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Missing Pieces the San Francisco Giants Could Still Land This Winter

Missing Pieces the San Francisco Giants Could Still Land This Winter
The San Francisco Giants and general manager Brian Sabean have made some moves this winter, but nothing overly bold. The Giants signed two of their own free agents, Sergio Romo and Jake Peavy. They also traded for third baseman Casey McGehee to …
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Mrs. Doubtfire house in San Francisco set on fire
San Francisco police said they were investigating an arson at a famous home seen in the film “Mrs. Doubtfire” in the city's Pacific Heights neighborhood Monday night. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. when the suspect lit a doormat on fire at the …
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United Airlines plane's 'disturbing' image led to 13 firings
Thirteen former United Airlines flight attendants who were fired after they refused to work a flight from San Francisco International Airport to Hong Kong last summer because of a perceived security concern have filed a federal whistle-blower complaint …
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Man killed by San Francisco police left apparent suicide letter

Man killed by San Francisco police left apparent suicide letter
San Francisco police have released an apparent suicide note from a man who was shot and killed by officers on Sunday after he brandished what appeared to be a handgun. The man, identified Monday as 32-year-old Bay Area resident Matthew Hoffman, …
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Sluggish Port cargo traffic could get automotive boost
If Port of San Francisco plans pan out, Pier 80 in the central waterfront could become Northern California's newest hub for the import and export of automobiles — including cars built at factories in Mexico as well as locally produced Tesla electric …
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Photos: San Francisco Giants star Hunter Pence buys Southern California beach

Photos: San Francisco Giants star Hunter Pence buys Southern California beach
Click here if viewing from a mobile device. Just before the San Francisco Giants made their latest championship World Series run, star outfielder Hunter Pence bought a cozy beachfront bungalow in Newport Beach, Calif. for $ 3.8 million. The 2,500 square …
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San Francisco police shoot dead man who challenged officers with fake gun
A man in San Francisco was shot dead by police after he confronted officers in a police parking lot and reached out for what later turned out to be a fake gun. The 32-year-old white man walked into the parking lot of the Mission District police station …
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On Guard: Early battles in race for Senate
The first skirmish in San Francisco's state Senate race is slated for Saturday. It's a heated contest for a small patch of political ground that few San Franciscans have heard about. But the outcome of a small vote, in the humble African American Art …
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Several Quakes Shake Central, Southern California Within 2 Hours

Several Quakes Shake Central, Southern California Within 2 Hours
CASTAIC (CBS SF) — The U.S. Geological Survey has reported at least 5 earthquakes in Central and Southern California in the span of about two hours, Saturday night. Two back-to-back earthquakes struck Southern California. First, a 3.0 quake happened …
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ESPN's Stuart Scott, 49, dies after battling cancer
Matt Sayles/AP file photo; ESPN personality Stuart Scott died Sunday at the age of 49. He had been battling cancer. Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation. Doctors …
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Uber says New York and San Francisco had nothing on Paris for New Year's
Uber expected New Year's eve to be its busiest night yet. And it was, in many cities where its dreaded surge pricing didn't backfire. On a very busy night, the company said it delivered two million rides—and shared what it learned from those rides on …
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Report: Rex Ryan to interview with San Francisco 49ers on Sunday

Report: Rex Ryan to interview with San Francisco 49ers on Sunday
… Buy Issue · Media Kit · Cover Collection · Picture Sales · Privacy Policy · California Privacy Rights · Terms of Use · Ad Choices · 2014-'15 NFL Playoff Predictions: Our picks for Super B… Report: Rex Ryan to interview with San Francisco 49ers on …
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Preparations for New Year's Eve fireworks show underway in San Francisco
… Year's Eve underway in SF. Preparations for New Year's Eve underway in SF. With hundreds of thousands of people expected to flock to San Francisco for New Year's Eve, officials are busy setting up barricades and preparing for the fireworks show. Embed.
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San Francisco's booming job market drives up salaries, home prices
Of the 80,000 jobs added to the tri-county San Francisco area in the last two years, half are filled by people who live where they work. The rest commute in from less expensive neighborhoods, said Christopher Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon …
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