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BART: police respond to report of armed person at W. Oakland

BART: police respond to report of armed person at W. Oakland Multiple reports of a person armed with a gun at the West Oakland BART ...

9 injured in Muni bus crash in Castro District

Nine people were taken to a hospital Tuesday afternoon after a 24-Divisadero Muni bus slammed head-on into a delivery truck in the Castro neighborhood at ...

SF supervisors ban employers from asking about previous pay

Citing concerns over the wage gap between women and men, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to ban employers from asking job ...

GG Bridge to hike tolls next week to meet budget shortfall

The toll is going up by at least 25 cents on the Golden Gate Bridge, the latest step in a series of increases designed to ...

State reaches deal to shut down sand mine in Monterey Bay

California regulators reached an agreement with a Mexican company to shut down the last coastal sand mine in the United States and avoid a legal ...

Powell Street Station flooding causes BART commute delays in SF

Powell Street Station flooding causes BART commute delays in SF Flooding at BART’s Powell Street Station in downtown San Francisco caused lengthy delays running in ...

Stories from AIDS survivors emerge amid Pride’s commercial fervor

While the DJ on the Salesforce float thumped music and blasted bubbles, and Amazon’s employees, dressed in shirts that said “Glamazon,” danced beneath a rainbow-colored ...

For kids, Pride Parade is a shot of confidence with the fun

For kids, Pride Parade is a shot of confidence with the fun Along with the naked painted people, leather-bound guys cracking whips and politicians pressing ...

Incident at San Francisco Westfield mall: Video, tweets and reaction

An incident on Sunday afternoon at San Francisco’s Westfield Mall drew heavy police response.

Golden Gate Bridge rescue: CHP saves kitten, officer fosters him

California Highway Patrol officers responded to an unusual call on the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon. While crossing the bridge, a concerned citizen saw a ...

SF Dyke March celebrates gender identity with renewed activism

The early morning drizzle gave way to rainbows in all forms over Dolores Park on Saturday, as revelers in multicolored tutus, capes and feather boas ...

Pink triangle rises again as symbol of pride for LGBT community

Pink triangle rises again as symbol of pride for LGBT community The pink triangle was first used by the Nazis during the Holocaust in concentration ...

Unease in the air as Trans March kicks off weekend of Pride in SF

Midway through the San Francisco Trans March, a full brass, gay band blared out a stirring rendition of David Bowie and Queen’s “Under Pressure,” an ...

West Nile virus found in bird, mosquito samples near Modesto

The discovery of a dead bird that tested positive for West Nile virus and mosquitos that have the virus have prompted warnings from officials in ...

Girl in fatal fall near Lands End was SF prep school student

The 17-year-old girl who died after slipping off an oceanside cliff near the Lands End area of San Francisco and plummeting up to 90 feet ...

Temperatures top 100 in more than a dozen Bay Area cities

More than a dozen cities throughout the Bay Area featured triple-digit temperatures Thursday as residents sweated out the hottest day of a week-long heat wave. ...

Teenage girl dies after cliff fall by Lands End in SF

A teenage girl died Thursday night after falling from the cliffs that line the area around Lands End in San Francisco, an official said. A ...

Authorities evacuate 4 blocks in Northwest Berkeley due to gas leak

A gas leak in the area of Gilman Street and Eighth Street in Northwest Berkeley prompted authorities to evacuate residents from several blocks late on ...

Pool cues and balls used in attack at Russian Hill pub

Police are on the hunt for a man who stormed a pub in the Russian Hill neighborhood and assaulted four men with pool cues and ...

SF judge deals setback to prosecutors in abortion sting videos

A San Francisco judge dismissed 14 invasion-of-privacy charges Wednesday against two antiabortion activists who attended national meetings of abortion providers, posing as fetal researchers, and ...

Mystery man fondles famous ‘corpse flower’ in SF on live stream

Something compelled the man to ignore the warning signs in order to touch the smelliest plant in San Francisco, which reeks of rotten flesh at ...

SF Supervisors OK ban on sale of flavored tobacco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a citywide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products Tuesday, saying the candy tinctures and bright-colored ...

PG&E electricity use poised to break record as Bay Area heat peaks

With another hot streak expected to send inland Bay Area temperatures soaring to triple digits and prompt sweltering residents to crank up air conditioners and ...

SF supervisors reappoint Petra DeJesus to Police Commission

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday reappointed longtime city Police Commissioner Petra DeJesus, rejecting Supervisor Ahsha Safai’s controversial bid to replace her with ...

Ghost Ship report details difficult recovery of victims

Many of the 36 victims of the Ghost Ship fire were found in clusters — some in areas never touched by flame and others amid ...

Lawsuit says Jewish students ‘intimidated’ at SF State

A group of Jewish students and local residents sued San Francisco State University over alleged anti-Semitism on Monday, accusing school officials of tolerating and encouraging ...

Truck crashes into San Bruno senior center; no injuries

An intoxicated dump-truck driver accelerated through the wall of a San Bruno senior center Monday afternoon with a dog in the passenger seat, narrowly missing ...

People on Mike Lefiti’s route gather to remember slain UPS driver

People on Mike Lefiti’s route gather to remember slain UPS driver On Sunday, Diamond Heights resident Neha Sampat invited people to the sprawling memorial made ...

SF hits 88, breaking ’93 record, as heat wave hits Bay Area

[...] even in the ice cream racket, it turns out that there is such thing as too much hot air, according to Dennis Kim, who ...

Officer-involved shooting closes eastbound Bay Bridge 5 hours

An unusual scene unfolded on the Bay Bridge in the predawn hours Sunday as an investigation of an officer-involved shooting closed all eastbound lanes for ...

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