Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached
Bay Area

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect this morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with…

Regulator to Begin Probe of PG&E Corporate Culture
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Regulator to Begin Probe of PG&E Corporate Culture

An investigation into whether corporate culture and governance at PG&E is responsible for persistent safety problems at the gas and electric utility company was launched…

Tech Worker Arrested at SFO on Suspicion of Stealing Trade Secrets
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Tech Worker Arrested at SFO on Suspicion of Stealing Trade Secrets

A tech worker suspected of stealing trade secrets was arrested Thursday at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared to board a flight for China,…

SF Tourist Robbed Of Camera, Shot; Suspects Chased To Oakland
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SF Tourist Robbed Of Camera, Shot; Suspects Chased To Oakland

Two men suspected of shooting a tourist while robbing him of his camera near San Francisco’s famous crooked section of Lombard Street this afternoon were…

Investor Group Head Says Coliseum Plan Is Economically Feasible
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Investor Group Head Says Coliseum Plan Is Economically Feasible

The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex that would include a new football stadium…

Second SF Shooting Suspect Arrested in Oakland
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Second SF Shooting Suspect Arrested in Oakland

A second suspect in a shooting near a popular tourist destination in San Francisco was arrested after a car chase over the Bay Bridge and…

Man With Sword Arrested After Allegedly Cutting Man, Woman
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Man With Sword Arrested After Allegedly Cutting Man, Woman

A 26-year-old San Francisco man was arrested for attempted murder Saturday night after allegedly using a sword to injure a man and a woman in…

Thieves Smash UC Berkeley Police Chief’s SUV To Steal Gun, Badge
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Thieves Smash UC Berkeley Police Chief’s SUV To Steal Gun, Badge

A gun stolen from University of California at Berkeley police Chief Margo Bennett’s SUV as she jogged at the Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond…

Person Dies in Apparent Suicide at Embarcadero BART Station
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Person Dies in Apparent Suicide at Embarcadero BART Station

A person hit by a BART train died in an apparent suicide at San Francisco’s Embarcadero station this afternoon, BART and fire officials said. San…

Person Hit by BART Train at Embarcadero Dies, Station Remains Closed
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Person Hit by BART Train at Embarcadero Dies, Station Remains Closed

A person hit by a BART train at San Francisco’s Embarcadero station this afternoon has died, an agency spokesman said. BART spokesman Jim Allison said…

Report of Person Hit by BART Train Prompts Major Delays
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Report of Person Hit by BART Train Prompts Major Delays

A BART train possibly hit a person at the Embarcadero station in San Francisco this afternoon, prompting major delays systemwide, an agency spokesman said. The…

3-Year Old Wounded In Drive-By Shooting
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3-Year Old Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

Police say one of the victim’s in an East Oakland drive-by shooting on Saturday night was a 3-year-old child. The shooting was reported at 9:59…

Assemblymember Chiu Pushes for Regulations to End Hazardous Chemical Use at Nail Salons State-Wide
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Assemblymember Chiu Pushes for Regulations to End Hazardous Chemical Use at Nail Salons State-Wide

Sophia’s Beauty Lounge in San Francisco is one of about 30 nail salons in the city recognized as a “healthy nail salon,” with a sticker…

Appeals Court Rejects Oakland’s Efforts to Keep Harborside Pot Dispensary Open
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Appeals Court Rejects Oakland’s Efforts to Keep Harborside Pot Dispensary Open

A federal appeals court today ruled against the city of Oakland’s efforts to block the U.S. Justice Department from closing the city’s largest medical marijuana…

Sheriff’s Sgt. Saves Man Found Overdosed in City Hall Bathroom
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Sheriff’s Sgt. Saves Man Found Overdosed in City Hall Bathroom

A San Francisco sheriff’s sergeant helped save the life of an unconscious man suffering from a drug overdose who was found locked in a City…

Woman Arrested After Pursuit From San Leandro to SF
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Woman Arrested After Pursuit From San Leandro to SF

A high-speed chase over the Bay Bridge ended this morning when the driver crashed into a San Francisco fire hydrant and slipped on the wet…

Prosecutors Say Uber Hired Drivers Convicted of Murder, Sexual Assault, Other Felonies
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Prosecutors Say Uber Hired Drivers Convicted of Murder, Sexual Assault, Other Felonies

Prosecutors say Uber drivers convicted of murder, sexual assault, driving under the influence and other felonies passed Uber’s “industry-leading” background checks. Since the filing of…

Grass Fire East of Livermore Grows To 500 Acres, Evacuations Underway
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Grass Fire East of Livermore Grows To 500 Acres, Evacuations Underway

A grass fire burning east of Livermore has quickly grown to 500 acres this evening, according to Cal Fire. Reports of the fire came in…

Bay Area Home Sales Prices Near Historic Highs
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Bay Area Home Sales Prices Near Historic Highs

The prices of homes sold in the Bay Area over the last two months are nearing historic highs, while the number of sales are near…

City Attorney Settles Suit Seeking Protections For Minors Using Social Networking Site
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City Attorney Settles Suit Seeking Protections For Minors Using Social Networking Site

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera today announced the settlement of a lawsuit he filed last year against social networking site MeetMe alleging the company…

Caltrans Seeking Permit to Bring Down Bay Bridge Support Pier With Explosives
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Caltrans Seeking Permit to Bring Down Bay Bridge Support Pier With Explosives

Caltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be…

CPUC Considers Probe Into How PG&E Operates Following Safety Problems
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CPUC Considers Probe Into How PG&E Operates Following Safety Problems

The California Public Utilities Commission is considering an investigation into whether PG&E’s culture and governance have contributed to safety issues including the deadly San Bruno…

Enclosed, Secure Bike Parking Unveiled in Civic Center Station
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Enclosed, Secure Bike Parking Unveiled in Civic Center Station

Bike parking in San Francisco just got more secure with the grand opening today of a locked bicycle parking station inside the Civic Center BART…

EBMUD Says Earthquake Ruptured Water Mains
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EBMUD Says Earthquake Ruptured Water Mains

More than half a dozen water mains ruptured in the East Bay on Monday, mostly in and around the areas affected by a magnitude 4.0…

TV News Reporter Testifies In Court On Armed Robbery Of News Crews
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TV News Reporter Testifies In Court On Armed Robbery Of News Crews

A television news reporter who witnessed an armed robbery of news crews while she was covering a homicide at Pier 14 in San Francisco last…

Several Small Aftershocks Reported Following 4.0 Earthquake
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Several Small Aftershocks Reported Following 4.0 Earthquake

Several small aftershocks have been reported following a 4.0-magnitude earthquake that struck in Oakland this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The 4.0 quake…

BART Trains Briefly Delayed by 4.0 Earthquake
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BART Trains Briefly Delayed by 4.0 Earthquake

BART trains have been delayed this morning as a result of the 4.0-magnitude earthquake centered near Piedmont. The quake was reported at 6:49 a.m. and…

Two Dead, Two in Critical Condition in Sunday Morning Shootings
Bay Area

Two Dead, Two in Critical Condition in Sunday Morning Shootings

Two people died and two are in critical condition in three separate shootings in Oakland early this morning, according to the Oakland Police Department. Police…

Record Temperatures Reported Around the Bay Area Sunday
Bay Area

Record Temperatures Reported Around the Bay Area Sunday

From Monterey to Napa, forecasters recorded record temperatures across the Bay Area today, according to the National Weather Service. It was 104 degrees in Napa…

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Monday
Bay Area

Spare the Air Alert Issued for Monday

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents are…

Woman Dies in Northbound I-280 Collision
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Woman Dies in Northbound I-280 Collision

A 60 to 70-year-old Asian woman died this morning on northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco, according to the California Highway Patrol. The first…

New Agreement Allows Oakland Aiport Passengers To Use Uber
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New Agreement Allows Oakland Aiport Passengers To Use Uber

Passengers will now have more transportation options coming and going from the Oakland International Airport, airport officials announced Friday. Transportation network company Uber has made…

CHP Reporting Fatal Collision On Interstate Highway 280 To U.S. Highway 101
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CHP Reporting Fatal Collision On Interstate Highway 280 To U.S. Highway 101

The California Highway Patrol this morning is reporting a fatal collision involving a pedestrian on Interstate Highway 280 at the U.S. Highway 101 connector in…

Bomb Threat Closes Stanford Graduate School of Business For Day
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Bomb Threat Closes Stanford Graduate School of Business For Day

Police and sheriff’s deputies have searched half of the buildings in Stanford University’s graduate school of business complex after someone made a bomb threat this…

Coroner Confirms Remains Are That of Missing SF Teacher
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Coroner Confirms Remains Are That of Missing SF Teacher

The El Dorado County coroner on Friday confirmed that a body found in the El Dorado National Forest on Aug. 4 is that of a…

SFPD Release Images, Surveillance Footage of Suspects in Robbery of News Photographer

San Francisco police are asking the public for help in finding two suspects who robbed a newspaper photographer of his camera last month. The photographer…

Woman Suspected Of Jumping Off Bay Bridge To Evade CHP Identified As Richmond Resident
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Woman Suspected Of Jumping Off Bay Bridge To Evade CHP Identified As Richmond Resident

A woman who allegedly evaded arrest Wednesday after crashing a stolen car on the Bay Bridge by jumping into the water has been identified as…

Man Who Stormed Outside Lands Gates Carrying Wrong ID Misidentified By Police
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Man Who Stormed Outside Lands Gates Carrying Wrong ID Misidentified By Police

San Francisco police misidentified a man who allegedly stormed the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival gates and knocked a police officer unconscious Sunday because…

California Public Utilities Commission Considers Reforms
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California Public Utilities Commission Considers Reforms

A committee of the embattled California Public Utilities Commission began considering at a meeting in San Francisco Wednesday how to reform the agency’s procedures in…

Haag Says She’s Leaving Due to End of Presidential Appointment
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Haag Says She’s Leaving Due to End of Presidential Appointment

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of San Francisco, who is stepping down from her post on Sept. 1, says she loves her job but is leaving…