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1. 01-27 Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge Golden Gate Bridge
C. 04-21 Newsom Launches Run For Governor SF City Hall
D. 06-08 Apple's New, Faster iPhone San Francisco
4. 07-18 44 Hurt In Muni Crash At West Portal West Portal Station, San Francisco
F. 09-03 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Closed Bay Bridge
G. 10-15 Pres. Obama Makes 1st SF Visit San Francisco
10-27 Bridge closes after rod snaps Bay Bridge

Summary.     Click for More > S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple 12 Hurt In Shooting Outside Concert Students Protest Fee, Take Over Building
Wells has more branches than any bank Pro-Israel March Follows Palestinians' One Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge  A tanker ship headed out of bay struck some underwater rocks and was in distress just west of the Golden Gate Bridge 6 Firefighters Hurt, 1 Critical In House Fire. 94134 Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years   Newsom Launches Run For Governor  Mayor formally announced his candidacy for state governor, entering a race that could see him competing against men 15 and 30 years his seni... Apple's New, Faster iPhone  iPhone 3G S is a souped-up device that offers much faster processing speeds, a video recorder, compass and voice commands Pilot In SF Bay Spill: 10 Months In Prison 44 Hurt In Muni Crash At West Portal    94127: A westbound Metro line-L Taraval train slammed into the back of a Metro line-KT Ingleside/3rd Street train that was stopped in the station More Cars Torched In SF Arsons 2 SF Journalists Pardoned In North Korea San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Closed Steve Jobs lights up Apple show 2 Arrested After Triple Shooting Kills 2 Researcher Wins Nobel Prize For Medicine Ammiano Won't Apologize For Heckling Pres. Obama Makes 1st SF Visit Bridge closes after rod snaps
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Jan.27   Golden Gate Bridge
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Oct.27   Bay Bridge
  Authorities indefinitely closed the Bay Bridge after a rod and a metal brace erected during an emergency repair job fell onto the westbound lanes.    The brace was startling a pair of drivers who collided with the debris and ...
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Wells has more branches than any bank  Wells Fargo & Co., which began in 1852 as a 'Express and Banking House' serving gold miners, now controls more branches than any U.S. bank Pro-Israel March Follows Palestinians' One  About 200 people rallied outside the Israeli Consulate, in response to the large pro-Palestinian demonstrations around the Bay Area Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge


January 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jan.3  Bernal Heights  Officer-involved shooting
Jan.8  SF City Hall  Chiu Elected Board Of SF Sups President
Jan.9  Russian Hill  At Least 16 SF Portable Toilet Arsons
Jan.11   Wells Fargo  
  SF Downtown  
Jan.14  Russian Hill  18th portable toilet was set ablaze
Jan.27    French probe finds S.F. death a homicide
  Golden Gate Bridge  
  A tanker ship headed out of bay struck some underwater rocks and was in distress just west of the Golden Gate Bridge


February 2009 ... more > Top ^
Feb.4    Judge unseals Barry Bonds' court file Feb.5     6 Firefighters Hurt, 1 Critical In House Fire    94134: The injuries were sustained in an extremely hot and fast moving blaze first reported at about 12:30 a.m. at a vacant 2-story residence   Bonds pleads not guilty Feb.13   Witness: she saw trainer inject Bonds Feb.17    S.F. Tourism's Dim Outlook Feb.24   SF Tenderloin 1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Drive-By Shooting   SF Chronicle   Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle  The Hearst Corp. to reverse the deepening operating losses is seeking near-term cost savings that would include 'significant' cuts to the st...  PG&E  PG&E to bankroll renewable power plants Feb.25   Newsom Newsom, Villaraigosa rivalry growing

March 2009 ... more > Top ^
Mar.4   SF Downtown Thousands Rally Ahead Of Prop. 8 Case
Mar.14  SF Chronicle  Union OKs Big Job Cuts To Save Paper Mar.21   SF Downtown Demonstration Marks Anniversary Of War Mar.25    Drug Agents Raid Medical Marijuana Clinic

April 2009 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2  SF City Hall  Homicides, crime down in city, Mayor says Apr.3       Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years
  Former city supervisor was sentenced by a federal judge to 5 years and 4 months in prison for seeking to extort $80,000 from small businesses Apr.4  Google  Google-Twitter Deal Rumored Apr.9   Wells Fargo Record 1Q Profit For Wells
Apr.18    Rolling Stone closes last S.F. office Apr.21   SF City Hall     Newsom Launches Run For Governor
  Mayor formally announced his candidacy for state governor, entering a race that could see him competing against men 15 and 30 years his senior
Apr.23  Wells Fargo  State sues Wells for $1.5 billion Apr.26    Craigslist safety questioned after slayings    Dalai Lama serves hope to SF homeless

May 2009 ... more > Top ^
May.6    S.F. Fed chief sees hope   Wells Fargo Wells said to need $15 billion May.10    BofA shedding First Republic Bank May.13   SF City Hall School officials vote to save JROTC May.15   SF City Hall City Planning 1,000 More Layoffs May.16  SF Mission  SFPD Officer Shoots Shooting Suspect May.21   OpenTable shares soar nearly 60% in IPO May.26  SF Downtown  30 Hurt In Muni Bus Crash

June 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jun.4   Giants Big Unit wins 300th game
Jun.5   SF Tenderloin Underground Blast Shakes Tenderloin Jun.8     Apple's New, Faster iPhone
  iPhone 3G S is a souped-up device that offers much faster processing speeds, a video recorder, compass and voice commands.    Apple moved to distance itself from rival smart phone makers. 3G S will go ...
Jun.9    Craigslist revenue to climb 23 pct to $100M Jun.20   SF Zoo Zoo Considering Layoffs, Other Cuts Jun.22    Michelle Obama Calls For Volunteers Jun.27   SF Tenderloin 1 Killed, 2 Injured, Outside Nightclub Jun.29  SF Downtown  Gay Pride Parade Draws Thousands

July 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1    Bank of the West heads east Jul.6    Charges Dismissed Against 4 In Cop Killing Jul.11  Pac Bell Park  Giants' Sanchez throws no-hitter Jul.17       Pilot In SF Bay Spill: 10 Months In Prison
  John Cota, 61, of Petaluma, was sentenced in federal court to 10 months in prison for his role in a spill of more than 53,000 gallons Jul.18     44 Hurt In Muni Crash At West Portal
Map of West Portal Station San Francisco
   94127: A westbound Metro line-L Taraval train slammed into the back of a Metro line-KT Ingleside/3rd Street train that was stopped in the station.    The front of the L car was totally smashed in, the car itself bent. The collision occured just before 3 p.m. The station was s...
Jul.28  Oakland City Hall  Oakland, SF To Get Money For Police Jul.29   SF Sunset   More Cars Torched In SF Arsons
Map of Balboa and La Playa Streets San Francisco  Officers are investigating 3 separate vehicle fires reported in San Francisco - more in a series of arsons

August 2009 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3   2 Hikers Held In Iran Were SF Journalists
Aug.4     2 SF Journalists Pardoned In North Korea  North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has issued a 'special pardon' to journalists convicted of sneaking into the country illegally Aug.6   Twitter Twitter site reopens after attack    Pier 38 plans on hold Aug.28  Pac Bell Park  Giants gained ground on the wild-card

September 2009 ... more > Top ^
Sep.3   Bay Bridge   San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Closed
  As planned, the bridge was shut down to traffic at 8 p.m. so crews can do seismic retrofit work on the span  Giants  Phillies beat Giants 2-1 Sep.5  Eastern Span  Crack Found May Delay Bridge Opening Sep.8   Bay Bridge Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed
Sep.9   SF Downtown     Steve Jobs lights up Apple show  Apple boss stole the show at an event to launch new products as he took to the stage for the first time in nearly a year following medical l... Sep.12   SF Sunset Early Morning Outage Affects 35,000 Sep.19    Coca-Cola slams proposed S.F. soda tax Sep.20   SF Mission   2 Arrested After Triple Shooting Kills 2   The shooting was reported shortly after 4 p.m. at Papa Potrero's Pizza. one was pronounced dead at the scene Sep.22  Wells Fargo  Chairman Kovacevich to step down Sep.25  Twitter  Twitter awaits $100 million capital infusion Sep.26   SF Zoo Unhurt After Sneaking Into Grizzly Area Sep.27  49ers  Gore leaves game with ankle injury    Gap founder dies

October 2009 ... more > Top ^
Oct.5   UCSF   Researcher Wins Nobel Prize For Medicine  Molecular biologist Elizabeth H. Blackburn, 60, was awarded for the discovery of an enzyme that is essential to normal cell function Oct.7   49ers 49ers agree to 6-year deal with Crabtree
Oct.9       Ammiano Won't Apologize For Heckling  Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office is speaking out about insults he faced at a San Francisco Democratic fundraiser Oct.11    Woods routs Yang to clinch Presidents Cup Oct.12    Governor Establishing Harvey Milk Day Oct.14  Bay Bridge  Big-Rig Blocks WB Bay Bridge For Hours Oct.15     Pres. Obama Makes 1st SF Visit  President Barack Obama is asking his supporters for patience at a pair of fundraisers for the Democratic Party and Organizing for America Oct.22  SF Downtown  Hotel workers OK strike Oct.27   SF City Hall Board Changes Tack On Immigrant Minors   Bay Bridge   Bridge closes after rod snaps
  Authorities indefinitely closed the Bay Bridge after a rod and a metal brace erected during an emergency repair job fell onto the westbound lanes
 The brace was startling a pair of drivers who collided with the debris and leaving hundreds of others stranded in their cars during the evening commute
Oct.28  SF City Hall  Newsom Vetoes New City Sanctuary Law Oct.30   SF City Hall Mayor Newsom Ends Run For Governor
 Bay Bridge  Bridge Fix To Continue Into Weekend

November 2009 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  Bay Bridge  No Word Yet When Bay Bridge Will Open Nov.2   Bay Bridge Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens
Nov.6   SF Downtown   S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike   About 300 workers began a strike against Grand Hyatt, as tensions escalated over contract negotiations with Unite Here Local 2 and the owner... Nov.9   Bay Bridge Trucker dies as big-rig plummets off bridge Nov.10    SEC: firm pays for not supervising broker  SF City Hall  Supes Overturn Veto Of Sanctuary Law Nov.13     Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple  The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has seized two SF banks in recent weeks and federal regulators have 4 other Bay Area banks under scrutiny    Supremacist Site Ad In School Paper Nov.16     12 Hurt In Shooting Outside Concert   The gunfire erupted outside the Regency Center around 10:30 p.m. after 4 or 5 men got into a fight following a concert sponsored by radio station... Nov.17    Venture firm Maveron opens SF office Nov.18  Wells Fargo  Wells to repay $1.4B to investors Nov.20  Gap  Profit jumps 25% at Gap Nov.21  SF Downtown  4 Hurt When Cable Car Stops Suddenly Nov.23  SF Downtown  Workers Block Street To Protest Layoffs Nov.24  SF Downtown  Asylum seeker stabbed to death at pizzeria  SF City Hall  Supes To Postpone City Worker Layoffs Nov.28    S.F. mayor in India pioneering deals

December 2009 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1  Wells Fargo  Wells to close or rename Wachovia outlets Dec.2    Muni Suspect Facing Additional Charges Dec.4  UCSF  Interned During WWII Honored Dec.6  Ingleside  Officer Struck In Face By Bullet Fragment Dec.7  Bay Bridge  Bridge To Stay Open During Beam Repairs  Menlo Park  Son Of Bonds Arrested After Arguing Dec.9   SFSU   Students Protest Fee, Take Over Building  A group of students barricaded themselves inside a classroom building to protest budget cuts and fee hikes  Bay Bridge  $2 Increase Likely For Commute Hours Dec.14    Trial Of SF Computer Engineer Begins Dec.15  Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo to repay TARP money    Ticket Prices Jump For High-Speed Rail Dec.16    SEC charges 4 men with insider trading   Treasure Island SF, US Navy Reach Treasure Island Deal
Dec.18   Google Google reportedly in talks to buy Yelp Dec.22  Bay Bridge  Caltrans Completes Bridge Repair Dec.23  Golden Gate Park  Body of woman found    5 Charged In Killing Of Louisiana Tourist  Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo repay TARP Dec.27  SF Downtown  3 Shot, Wounded Near Ferry Building



Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge




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2009
Jan.27   Golden Gate Bridge
  A tanker ship headed out of bay struck some underwater rocks and was in distress just west of the Golden Gate Bridge
Feb.5   6 Firefighters Hurt, 1 Critical In House Fire    94134: The injuries were sustained in an extremely hot and fast moving blaze first reported at about 12:30 a.m. at a vacant 2-story residence May.26  SF Downtown  30 Hurt In Muni Bus Crash Jun.5   SF Tenderloin Underground Blast Shakes Tenderloin
Jul.17     Pilot In SF Bay Spill: 10 Months In Prison
  John Cota, 61, of Petaluma, was sentenced in federal court to 10 months in prison for his role in a spill of more than 53,000 gallons Jul.18   44 Hurt In Muni Crash At West Portal Map of West Portal Station San Francisco
   94127: A westbound Metro line-L Taraval train slammed into the back of a Metro line-KT Ingleside/3rd Street train that was stopped in the station.    The front of the L car was totally smashed in, the car itself bent. The collision occured just before 3 p.m. The station was s...
Sep.12   SF Sunset Early Morning Outage Affects 35,000 Sep.26   SF Zoo Unhurt After Sneaking Into Grizzly Area Oct.14  Bay Bridge  Big-Rig Blocks WB Bay Bridge For Hours Oct.27   Bay Bridge Bridge closes after rod snaps
  Authorities indefinitely closed the Bay Bridge after a rod and a metal brace erected during an emergency repair job fell onto the westbound lanes
 The brace was startling a pair of drivers who collided with the debris and leaving hundreds of others stranded in their cars during the evening commute
Oct.30  Bay Bridge  Bridge Fix To Continue Into Weekend Nov.9   Bay Bridge Trucker dies as big-rig plummets off bridge
Nov.21  SF Downtown  4 Hurt When Cable Car Stops Suddenly Dec.23  Golden Gate Park  Body of woman found



San Francisco, 2009 Science & Education Timeline ... See Bay Area Science & Education timeline, World Science & Education timeline Top ^
2009 May.13   SF City Hall School officials vote to save JROTC
Oct.5   UCSF Researcher Wins Nobel Prize For Medicine  Molecular biologist Elizabeth H. Blackburn, 60, was awarded for the discovery of an enzyme that is essential to normal cell function Nov.13    Supremacist Site Ad In School Paper Dec.4  UCSF  Interned During WWII Honored Dec.9   SFSU Students Protest Fee, Take Over Building  A group of students barricaded themselves inside a classroom building to protest budget cuts and fee hikes



San Francisco, 2009 Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports timeline, World Sports timeline Top ^
2009 Feb.4    Judge unseals Barry Bonds' court file Feb.5   Bonds pleads not guilty
Feb.13   Witness: she saw trainer inject Bonds Jun.4   Giants Big Unit wins 300th game Jul.11  Pac Bell Park  Giants' Sanchez throws no-hitter Aug.28  Pac Bell Park  Giants gained ground on the wild-card Sep.3  Giants  Phillies beat Giants 2-1 Sep.27  49ers  Gore leaves game with ankle injury Oct.7   49ers 49ers agree to 6-year deal with Crabtree Oct.11    Woods routs Yang to clinch Presidents Cup



San Francisco, 2009 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.11   Wells Fargo Wells has more branches than any bank  Wells Fargo & Co., which began in 1852 as a 'Express and Banking House' serving gold miners, now controls more branches than any U.S. bank Feb.17    S.F. Tourism's Dim Outlook Feb.24   SF Chronicle Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle  The Hearst Corp. to reverse the deepening operating losses is seeking near-term cost savings that would include 'significant' cuts to the st... Feb.24  PG&E  PG&E to bankroll renewable power plants Mar.14  SF Chronicle  Union OKs Big Job Cuts To Save Paper Apr.4  Google  Google-Twitter Deal Rumored Apr.9   Wells Fargo Record 1Q Profit For Wells
Apr.18    Rolling Stone closes last S.F. office Apr.23  Wells Fargo  State sues Wells for $1.5 billion Apr.26    Craigslist safety questioned after slayings May.6    S.F. Fed chief sees hope May.6   Wells Fargo Wells said to need $15 billion May.10    BofA shedding First Republic Bank May.15   SF City Hall City Planning 1,000 More Layoffs May.21   OpenTable shares soar nearly 60% in IPO Jun.8   Apple's New, Faster iPhone
  iPhone 3G S is a souped-up device that offers much faster processing speeds, a video recorder, compass and voice commands.    Apple moved to distance itself from rival smart phone makers. 3G S will go ...
Jun.9    Craigslist revenue to climb 23 pct to $100M Jun.20   SF Zoo Zoo Considering Layoffs, Other Cuts
Jun.29  SF Downtown  Gay Pride Parade Draws Thousands Jul.1    Bank of the West heads east Aug.6   Twitter Twitter site reopens after attack Aug.6    Pier 38 plans on hold Sep.3   Bay Bridge San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Closed  As planned, the bridge was shut down to traffic at 8 p.m. so crews can do seismic retrofit work on the span Sep.5  Eastern Span  Crack Found May Delay Bridge Opening Sep.8   Bay Bridge Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed Sep.9   SF Downtown   Steve Jobs lights up Apple show  Apple boss stole the show at an event to launch new products as he took to the stage for the first time in nearly a year following medical l... Sep.19    Coca-Cola slams proposed S.F. soda tax Sep.22  Wells Fargo  Chairman Kovacevich to step down Sep.25  Twitter  Twitter awaits $100 million capital infusion Sep.27    Gap founder dies Oct.22  SF Downtown  Hotel workers OK strike Oct.30  Bay Bridge  Bridge Fix To Continue Into Weekend Nov.1  Bay Bridge  No Word Yet When Bay Bridge Will Open Nov.2   Bay Bridge Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens Nov.6   SF Downtown S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike   About 300 workers began a strike against Grand Hyatt, as tensions escalated over contract negotiations with Unite Here Local 2 and the owner... Nov.10    SEC: firm pays for not supervising broker Nov.13   Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple
  The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has seized two SF banks in recent weeks and federal regulators have 4 other Bay Area banks under scrutiny Nov.17    Venture firm Maveron opens SF office Nov.18  Wells Fargo  Wells to repay $1.4B to investors Nov.20  Gap  Profit jumps 25% at Gap Nov.23  SF Downtown  Workers Block Street To Protest Layoffs Nov.24  SF City Hall  Supes To Postpone City Worker Layoffs Dec.1  Wells Fargo  Wells to close or rename Wachovia outlets Dec.7  Bay Bridge  Bridge To Stay Open During Beam Repairs Dec.9  Bay Bridge  $2 Increase Likely For Commute Hours Dec.15  Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo to repay TARP money Dec.15    Ticket Prices Jump For High-Speed Rail Dec.16    SEC charges 4 men with insider trading Dec.18   Google Google reportedly in talks to buy Yelp Dec.22  Bay Bridge  Caltrans Completes Bridge Repair Dec.23  Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo repay TARP



San Francisco, 2009 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.3  Bernal Heights  Officer-involved shooting Jan.9  Russian Hill  At Least 16 SF Portable Toilet Arsons Jan.14  Russian Hill  18th portable toilet was set ablaze Jan.27    French probe finds S.F. death a homicide Feb.4    Judge unseals Barry Bonds' court file Feb.5   Bonds pleads not guilty
Feb.13   Witness: she saw trainer inject Bonds Feb.24   SF Tenderloin 1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Drive-By Shooting Mar.25    Drug Agents Raid Medical Marijuana Clinic Apr.2  SF City Hall  Homicides, crime down in city, Mayor says Apr.3     Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years  Former city supervisor was sentenced by a federal judge to 5 years and 4 months in prison for seeking to extort $80,000 from small businesses Apr.26    Craigslist safety questioned after slayings May.16  SF Mission  SFPD Officer Shoots Shooting Suspect Jun.27   SF Tenderloin 1 Killed, 2 Injured, Outside Nightclub Jul.6    Charges Dismissed Against 4 In Cop Killing Jul.17     Pilot In SF Bay Spill: 10 Months In Prison  John Cota, 61, of Petaluma, was sentenced in federal court to 10 months in prison for his role in a spill of more than 53,000 gallons Jul.29   SF Sunset More Cars Torched In SF Arsons Map of Balboa and La Playa Streets San Francisco  Officers are investigating 3 separate vehicle fires reported in San Francisco - more in a series of arsons Aug.6   Twitter Twitter site reopens after attack Sep.20   SF Mission 2 Arrested After Triple Shooting Kills 2   The shooting was reported shortly after 4 p.m. at Papa Potrero's Pizza. one was pronounced dead at the scene Oct.27   SF City Hall Board Changes Tack On Immigrant Minors Nov.16   12 Hurt In Shooting Outside Concert   The gunfire erupted outside the Regency Center around 10:30 p.m. after 4 or 5 men got into a fight following a concert sponsored by radio station... Nov.24  SF Downtown  Asylum seeker stabbed to death at pizzeria Dec.2    Muni Suspect Facing Additional Charges Dec.6  Ingleside  Officer Struck In Face By Bullet Fragment Dec.7  Menlo Park  Son Of Bonds Arrested After Arguing Dec.14    Trial Of SF Computer Engineer Begins Dec.16    SEC charges 4 men with insider trading Dec.23    5 Charged In Killing Of Louisiana Tourist Dec.27  SF Downtown  3 Shot, Wounded Near Ferry Building



San Francisco, 2009 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.8  SF City Hall  Chiu Elected Board Of SF Sups President Jan.11   SF Downtown Pro-Israel March Follows Palestinians' One  About 200 people rallied outside the Israeli Consulate, in response to the large pro-Palestinian demonstrations around the Bay Area Feb.25   Newsom Newsom, Villaraigosa rivalry growing
Mar.4   SF Downtown Thousands Rally Ahead Of Prop. 8 Case Mar.21   SF Downtown Demonstration Marks Anniversary Of War Apr.3     Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years  Former city supervisor was sentenced by a federal judge to 5 years and 4 months in prison for seeking to extort $80,000 from small businesses Apr.21   SF City Hall   Newsom Launches Run For Governor
  Mayor formally announced his candidacy for state governor, entering a race that could see him competing against men 15 and 30 years his senior
Apr.26    Dalai Lama serves hope to SF homeless May.13   SF City Hall School officials vote to save JROTC
Jun.22    Michelle Obama Calls For Volunteers Jun.29  SF Downtown  Gay Pride Parade Draws Thousands Jul.28  Oakland City Hall  Oakland, SF To Get Money For Police Aug.3   2 Hikers Held In Iran Were SF Journalists Aug.4   2 SF Journalists Pardoned In North Korea  North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has issued a 'special pardon' to journalists convicted of sneaking into the country illegally Oct.9     Ammiano Won't Apologize For Heckling  Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office is speaking out about insults he faced at a San Francisco Democratic fundraiser Oct.12    Governor Establishing Harvey Milk Day Oct.15   Pres. Obama Makes 1st SF Visit  President Barack Obama is asking his supporters for patience at a pair of fundraisers for the Democratic Party and Organizing for America Oct.27   SF City Hall Board Changes Tack On Immigrant Minors Oct.28  SF City Hall  Newsom Vetoes New City Sanctuary Law Oct.30   SF City Hall Mayor Newsom Ends Run For Governor Nov.10  SF City Hall  Supes Overturn Veto Of Sanctuary Law Nov.13    Supremacist Site Ad In School Paper Nov.23  SF Downtown  Workers Block Street To Protest Layoffs Nov.24  SF Downtown  Asylum seeker stabbed to death at pizzeria Nov.24  SF City Hall  Supes To Postpone City Worker Layoffs Nov.28    S.F. mayor in India pioneering deals Dec.9   SFSU Students Protest Fee, Take Over Building  A group of students barricaded themselves inside a classroom building to protest budget cuts and fee hikes Dec.16   Treasure Island SF, US Navy Reach Treasure Island Deal