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Transit agencies reducing service for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving closures Transit schedules and other services Thursday.

For SF’s Old Mint’s future, historical society seeking ‘blue-sky ideas’

The tides of change that have transformed San Francisco have bypassed one of the city’s most venerable monuments — the Old Mint at Fifth and ...

Their home lost to the Tubbs Fire, Calistoga family rebounds with a little help

Once there were tubs full of Legos to play with. Bikes to pedal under the tall pine trees. Comfy beds to sleep in, and nothing ...

Other protected species eating food of orcas

SEATTLE — Booming populations of seals, sea lions and other marine mammals are eating so much chinook salmon, they may pose a bigger challenge to ...

Coyote injures dog that chased it in Stern Grove

A dog was taken to a veterinarian after tangling with a coyote in Stern Grove on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The pit bull was walking ...

Last stop for cannabis advertising on Muni buses, trains, stations and stops

As the cannabis industry takes shape in California, one place it won’t be able to advertise is on San Francisco’s public transportation. The Municipal Transportation ...

Santa Rosa retirement-community operators sued over wildfire evacuation

Four residents have filed a lawsuit against Oakmont Senior Living and Oakmont Management Group accusing the retirement-community operators of failing to safely evacuate them from ...

2 more botched landing attempts investigated at SFO

Federal investigators are looking into two more incidents of planes trying to take off or land at San Francisco International Airport in areas that might ...

What happens to Charles Manson’s body?

The next of kin of Charles Manson have until a week from Wednesday to claim the remains of the man who inspired a cult following ...

Gearing up for holiday with Bicycle Sunday

With the crush of holiday season looming just days away, 39-year-old Lisa Cresson hoisted her spandex bicycle leggings up her thighs, filled her water bottle ...

1 boater dead, another missing in Half Moon Bay

One man was dead and another missing after an unmanned speedboat was discovered spinning in circles about a quarter mile from the Half Moon Bay ...

Small plane crashes into San Jose home; 3 hurt

A small airplane carrying a flight instructor and a student crashed into a house in a residential neighborhood in San Jose on Sunday afternoon, injuring ...

3 dead, 1 critically injured in San Jose fire

Three people died in a fire in San Jose early Saturday, officials said. Firefighters got to the scene of blaze at a two-story apartment building ...

North Bay congressmen outraged that Trump hasn’t funded fire relief

Stunned that a White House request for $44 billion in disaster relief funds didn’t include a penny for fire victims in Northern California, two North ...

Trader Joe’s recalls salads after supplier detects shards of glass

Grocery chain Trader Joe’s announced Saturday that it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier found shards of glass and hard plastic inside. The ...

De León wants Mendoza removed from Senate committees amid harassment probe

SACRAMENTO — Leaders in the California Senate will vote this month on whether to strip a fellow senator of his coveted committee chairmanship after a ...

1 person killed and 5 injured as SF crash delays traffic on Hwy. 101

The driver of a dump truck was killed after it rolled over in a collision with a Muni bus during the evening commute Friday near ...

Marjorie Schwartz, teacher killed in Tubbs Fire, was known for compassion

Marjorie Schwartz’s kindness and compassion went beyond the classroom. She taught English as a second language, and those who knew her said her teaching style ...

CHP warns Bay Area drivers to slow down for rainy evening commute

Scattered showers in the Bay Area will keep Thursday evening’s commute a wet one, forecasters said, as roads won’t have the chance to dry out ...

Berkeley mayor Arreguín investigated over possible campaign violations

Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín is under investigation by a city commission for 18 possible campaign funding violations. The Fair Campaign Practices Commission was meeting Thursday ...

Muir Woods to start requiring reservations for parking, shuttle rides

The Muir Woods National Monument will implement a reservation system for parking and shuttle service to combat overcrowding, the National Park Service announced Thursday. Starting ...

U.S. threatens localities with sanctuary policies, despite previous court rulings

The Trump administration on Wednesday told 29 local and state governments with “sanctuary” policies, including San Francisco, Berkeley and Contra Costa County, to cooperate with ...

Berkeley school board votes to strip LeConte’s name from elementary school

For decades, a Berkeley elementary school has carried the name of a prominent conservationist and co-founder of the Sierra Club. But that 19th century geologist, ...

Forecast prompts North Bay flash flood warning; Sierra expecting big snowfall

A powerful storm approaching Northern California was expected to dump heavy rain on the Bay Area and up to 4 feet of snow in some ...

California judge says companies must remove pre-1951 lead paint in homes

Paint companies must pay the state for the cost of removing lead paint from the interior surfaces of homes in San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo ...

More small quakes rattle Monterey County

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattled Monterey County again on Tuesday after a swarm of tremors shook the area Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. ...

SF Supe Peskin has 2 spots for homeless Navigation Centers near North Beach

Supervisor Aaron Peskin said Tuesday that he has found two properties in his district to house Navigation Centers for the homeless. Perturbed by the number ...

SF mountain lion now hanging around Peninsula

The mountain lion captured last week in San Francisco is getting acquainted with his new home in the unpopulated wilds of San Mateo County. The ...

Former SF mayor to sue PG&E over Wine Country fires

To the list of people suing Pacific Gas and Electric Co. over last month’s Wine Country fires, add the former top official of PG&E’s hometown ...

Lead, arsenic, copper found in drinking water at some NorCal schools

Thousands of schools across California have not participated in a state-funded program to test their drinking water, according to an investigation by KCRA 3.

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