Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Labor Day Parking Enforcement, Giants Games, Critical Mass
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Labor Day Parking Enforcement, Giants Games, Critical Mass

Labor Day Holiday Muni Service and Parking Enforcement On Monday, Labor Day holiday, Muni service will operate on a Sunday schedule. Parking meters and seven…

Weekend Watch: The Trip to Italy, Ghostbusters, As Above So Below, The November Man, Love Is Strange
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Weekend Watch: The Trip to Italy, Ghostbusters, As Above So Below, The November Man, Love Is Strange

The Trip to Italy – Embarcadero Sequel to 2010′s The Trip, starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as fictionalized versions of themselves taking a road…

BART Police Unveil Crime Reporting App
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BART Police Unveil Crime Reporting App

BART launched a new app this morning that will enable riders to more easily report crimes and suspicious activities to transit police. BART Watch is…

Disaster Council Discusses Emergency Preparedness Following 6.0 Napa Earthquake
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Disaster Council Discusses Emergency Preparedness Following 6.0 Napa Earthquake

San Francisco’s Disaster Council convened a special meeting this afternoon to discuss the emergency preparedness of the city’s residents and institutions following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake…

Firefighters Unable to Locate Irritant That Triggered Sunset Post Office Evacuation
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Firefighters Unable to Locate Irritant That Triggered Sunset Post Office Evacuation

Fire officials have cleared the scene without finding anything at a post office in San Francisco’s Sunset District this evening after a possible hazardous materials…

SF Giants, SF 49ers Say They’re “Disturbed” Over Video Of CEO Of Concessions Company Beating Dog
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SF Giants, SF 49ers Say They’re “Disturbed” Over Video Of CEO Of Concessions Company Beating Dog

The San Francisco Giants and 49ers both said today they are “disturbed” by allegations that the CEO of the company that provides concessions to AT&T…

Name Of Clean-Up Crew Worker Killed by Driver Of DPW Truck Released
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Name Of Clean-Up Crew Worker Killed by Driver Of DPW Truck Released

A man who was fatally struck by a garbage truck while on a work crew for San Francisco’s Human Services Agency in the city’s Bayview…

Man Suspected of Killing Bernal Heights Woman Has Bail Set at $1M
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Man Suspected of Killing Bernal Heights Woman Has Bail Set at $1M

A San Francisco Superior Court judge set bail at $1 million today for a 48-year-old man arrested Tuesday on suspicion of killing a 42-year-old woman…

At Least Four Displaced in Mission Terrace Fire
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At Least Four Displaced in Mission Terrace Fire

A one-alarm house fire displaced at least four people Wednesday night in San Francisco’s Mission Terrace neighborhood, a fire department spokeswoman said today. The fire…

Looking Towards the Future: Dev Plays Mezzanine
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Looking Towards the Future: Dev Plays Mezzanine

It’s not easy moving away from the Bay Area, especially when its melding pot of musical influences not only helped launch a music career but…

Stanford Law Professor Confirmed to State High Court
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Stanford Law Professor Confirmed to State High Court

Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar was unanimously confirmed to a post on the California Supreme Court by a state commission at a hearing in…

I-280 Closes Today for Weekend Seismic Retrofitting Project
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I-280 Closes Today for Weekend Seismic Retrofitting Project

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco will close this afternoon and remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway…

Vandals Damage National AIDS Memorial For Second Time This Month
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Vandals Damage National AIDS Memorial For Second Time This Month

Vandals struck the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park this weekend for the second time this month, according to Rec and…

SoMa Flower Mart Vendors Protest Over Potential Closure
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SoMa Flower Mart Vendors Protest Over Potential Closure

A group of florists and their supporters gathered amongst freshly cut bouquets at the San Francisco Flower Mart in the city’s South of Market neighborhood…

Attorneys Argue in Federal Court Over Lawsuit Aimed at Preventing Closure of Doctors Medical Center
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Attorneys Argue in Federal Court Over Lawsuit Aimed at Preventing Closure of Doctors Medical Center

A federal judge in San Francisco today heard arguments today for and against court intervention that would force financially embattled Doctors Medical Center in San…

Pedestrian Struck By 38-Geary Muni Identified
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Pedestrian Struck By 38-Geary Muni Identified

A pedestrian fatally struck by a bus on San Francisco’s Geary Boulevard early Monday morning has been identified as 22-year-old Berkeley man, according to the…

Disabled Tanker Arrives at Port of SF for Repairs
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Disabled Tanker Arrives at Port of SF for Repairs

A tanker ship disabled by an engine room fire that killed a crewmember earlier this month arrived at the Port of San Francisco this afternoon…

SFPD Needs Your Help in Identifying Violent Tenderloin Robber
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SFPD Needs Your Help in Identifying Violent Tenderloin Robber

San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a violent robbery of an 87-year-old woman in the city’s Tenderloin…

Supervisor Chiu Announces Program That Will Provide Free Legal Aid for Migrant Children
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Supervisor Chiu Announces Program That Will Provide Free Legal Aid for Migrant Children

Free legal help is on the way for the rising number of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America and other immigrants facing deportation in San…

Dentist Accused of Conspiring With Leland Yee to Traffic Firearms Dies
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Dentist Accused of Conspiring With Leland Yee to Traffic Firearms Dies

A Daly City dentist accused of participating in a conspiracy with indicted state Sen. Leland Yee to import illegal weapons from the Philippines died early…

Brotherhood Way Peace Sculpture Restored
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Brotherhood Way Peace Sculpture Restored

A 38-foot sculpture that was removed from San Francisco’s Brotherhood Way during construction of new housing has been returned to its home of nearly two…

Balboa Park Fire at Auto Shop Displaces 16 Residents
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Balboa Park Fire at Auto Shop Displaces 16 Residents

The cause of a three-alarm fire at an auto repair shop that displaced 16 residents and damaged surrounding buildings in San Francisco’s Mission Terrace neighborhood…

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Killing Bernal Heights Woman
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Man Arrested on Suspicion of Killing Bernal Heights Woman

San Francisco police have arrested a man on suspicion of killing a woman who lived with him in the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood on Tuesday…

Suspects Arrested in Shooting Near Powell BART Station
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Suspects Arrested in Shooting Near Powell BART Station

Four suspects were arrested in connection with a shooting that critically injured a man near the Powell BART station in downtown San Francisco on Tuesday…

Northbound I-280 Closes Over Labor Day Weekend For Seismic Retrofit Project
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Northbound I-280 Closes Over Labor Day Weekend For Seismic Retrofit Project

Northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco will be closed over the Labor Day weekend as replacement hinges are installed along the highway to strengthen…

Man Found Guilty in 2011 Killing of Sexual Partner in Buena Vista Park
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Man Found Guilty in 2011 Killing of Sexual Partner in Buena Vista Park

A jury found a man accused of killing a sexual partner and setting his body on fire in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park in 2011…

Vehicle, Bicyclist Collide in SoMa
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Vehicle, Bicyclist Collide in SoMa

A vehicle collided with a bicyclist in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood this afternoon, a police spokesman said. The collision was reported at 12:11…

Photographers Robbed Of Equipment While Taking Photos Of Crooked Portion Of Lombard
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Photographers Robbed Of Equipment While Taking Photos Of Crooked Portion Of Lombard

11:52 AM: Police are seeking two suspects who stole photography equipment at gunpoint from a pair of Dutch tourists late Sunday night as they were…

Caltrans to Receive $2M in Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Funds Following Napa Earthquake
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Caltrans to Receive $2M in Emergency Road and Bridge Repair Funds Following Napa Earthquake

Caltrans will receive $2 million in emergency relief funds to repair infrastructure damage from Sunday’s earthquake, Rep. Mike Thompson said. Caltrans has identified damage to…

BART’s Earthquake Early Warning System Could Have Broader Applications
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BART’s Earthquake Early Warning System Could Have Broader Applications

A new earthquake early warning system in testing since 2012 has helped BART keep trains running in the event of an earthquake and could have…

Suspect Arrested in Silver Terrace Shooting
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Suspect Arrested in Silver Terrace Shooting

An 18-year-old man has been arrested for a shooting in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood late Saturday that sent another man to the hospital, a…

Leno’s Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Signed Into Law
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Leno’s Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Signed Into Law

A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown today should make smartphones a lot less vulnerable to prospective thieves in the Bay Area and…

USGS Warns Strong Aftershock Could Follow Napa Earthquake
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USGS Warns Strong Aftershock Could Follow Napa Earthquake

There is a 25 percent chance of a strong and potentially damaging aftershock in the next seven days following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake near American Canyon,…

Napa Officials Report 208 Earthquake-Related Injuries
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Napa Officials Report 208 Earthquake-Related Injuries

Napa city officials this morning said more than 200 patients have been treated and 17 were admitted at Queen of the Valley Medical Center following…

Appealing TV: The Primetime Emmys! BoJack Horseman! Falling Skies!
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Appealing TV: The Primetime Emmys! BoJack Horseman! Falling Skies!

As yesterday’s earthquake shows, the awfulness of August is starting to resemble the preamble montage of a dystopian YA novel movie adaptation. In the meantime,…

Napa Earthquake Damages Multiple Structures in Downtown Vallejo, Mare Island
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Napa Earthquake Damages Multiple Structures in Downtown Vallejo, Mare Island

Multiple structures throughout downtown Vallejo and Mare Island were damaged as a result of a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that that rattled near American Canyon early this…

Geologists Compiling Data Near Napa Earthquake As Aftershocks Continue
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Geologists Compiling Data Near Napa Earthquake As Aftershocks Continue

More than 50 to 60 aftershocks have struck as of this afternoon since an earthquake that shook near American Canyon today, John Parrish, a geologist…

Napa Quake Damage Turning Into Tourist Attraction, Olive Oil Store Now Greasy And Expensive Mess
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Napa Quake Damage Turning Into Tourist Attraction, Olive Oil Store Now Greasy And Expensive Mess

First-hand reports of the damage from the Napa County earthquake continue to pour in this afternoon, with an olive oil seller reporting near total inventory…

Napa Liquor Store Owner Estimates $100K In Earthquake Damage, Says Booze Was “flowing out the front door”
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Napa Liquor Store Owner Estimates $100K In Earthquake Damage, Says Booze Was “flowing out the front door”

Residents and business owners in Napa are just starting to assess the damage from this morning’s 6.0-magnitude quake, and one liquor store owner is reporting…

Governor Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency Due To 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Near Napa
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Governor Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency Due To 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Near Napa

Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency this morning due to the damage resulting from the 6.1-magnitude earthquake centered in southern Napa County….