Bonds “Humbled and Truly Thankful” Conviction Overturned
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Bonds “Humbled and Truly Thankful” Conviction Overturned

Nearly eight years after former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds was first indicted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, a federal appeals…

Airport Unveils New Automated Passport Kiosks
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Airport Unveils New Automated Passport Kiosks

International travelers arriving at San Francisco International Airport will be able to get through customs a little faster now thanks to new Automated Passport Control…

BART’s Blue Sky Festival to Highlight Eco-Friendly Transportation
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BART’s Blue Sky Festival to Highlight Eco-Friendly Transportation

In honor of Earth Day, BART is holding its fifth annual Blue Sky Festival today in San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza. The BART celebration, which…

Homeland Security Department Opening Satellite Office in Silicon Valley
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Homeland Security Department Opening Satellite Office in Silicon Valley

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is planning to open a Homeland Security satellite office in Silicon Valley to strengthen relationships with the private…

Man Arrested After Driving Carjacked Taxi From SF to Emeryville
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Man Arrested After Driving Carjacked Taxi From SF to Emeryville

A man who allegedly stole a taxi in San Francisco and immediately drove to the East Bay early Sunday morning was arrested when he got…

BART Seeks Input on Market Street Canopies, Civic Center Improvements
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BART Seeks Input on Market Street Canopies, Civic Center Improvements

BART officials are asking for public input this week as they consider ways to modernize San Francisco’s Civic Center station and make improvements to station…

Extra Bling in Giants World Series Ring
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Extra Bling in Giants World Series Ring

The luster of silver and gold was added to the usual orange and black team colors of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday evening as…

Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car on Off-Ramp to Highway 101
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Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car on Off-Ramp to Highway 101

A pedestrian was killed while trying to walk up the off-ramp to U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco this evening, according to the California Highway…

Local Catholics Call for the Removal of Archbishop
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Local Catholics Call for the Removal of Archbishop

Amid continuing controversy over proposed additions to the faculty handbook for Bay Area-based Catholic schools, a group of prominent Bay Area Catholics has called on…

I-280 Off-Ramp to John Daly Blvd Closed After Fatal Crash
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I-280 Off-Ramp to John Daly Blvd Closed After Fatal Crash

An off-ramp from Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco remains closed this afternoon after a crash killed a man earlier today, according to the California…

Six Protestors Arrested on Bay Bridge
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Six Protestors Arrested on Bay Bridge

Six police brutality protesters were arrested on the western span of the Bay Bridge this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The protesters were…

Court Upholds $2.8M Compensation but Strikes Down Punitive Award for Woman Molested by Jehovah’s Witnesses
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Court Upholds $2.8M Compensation but Strikes Down Punitive Award for Woman Molested by Jehovah’s Witnesses

A state appeals court in San Francisco today upheld a $2.8 million compensatory damage award for a woman who was molested as a child by…

State Bill Could Ban Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers from Disseminating Misleading Advertising
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State Bill Could Ban Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers from Disseminating Misleading Advertising

A new California bill introduced this week aims to stop crisis pregnancy centers from giving out false information to patients seeking abortions. Assembly Bill 775,…

Giants Raising Their 2014 World Series Banner at Home Opener
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Giants Raising Their 2014 World Series Banner at Home Opener

The San Francisco Giants are raising their 2014 World Series banner at their home opener today at AT&T Park. Details about the pre-game ceremony were…

Sprint Agrees to Pay $15.5M in Federal Surveillance Lawsuit
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Sprint Agrees to Pay $15.5M in Federal Surveillance Lawsuit

The office of U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag announced Thursday that Sprint Communications, Inc., has agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged…

Man Stabbed Near Crocker Amazon Park
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Man Stabbed Near Crocker Amazon Park

An 18-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing at the edge of San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood Thursday afternoon, according to police. The incident was…

Here’s Your Weekend: Go See Icona Pop, Alabama Shakes, and Cloud Nothings

Half the city (or less, who knows what the cool kids do anymore?) is gone to Coachella and savvy SFians are reaping the rewards. Welcome…

SFO Officials Disclose 37 Perimeter Security Incidents Since 2004
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SFO Officials Disclose 37 Perimeter Security Incidents Since 2004

San Francisco International Airport officials today addressed media reports that found SFO has among the most airport security breaches in the nation in the past…

CPUC to Decide Thursday on PG&E Penalty of up to $1.6B for San Bruno Explosion
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CPUC to Decide Thursday on PG&E Penalty of up to $1.6B for San Bruno Explosion

Four and one-half years after a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno, the California Public Utilities Commission is set to decide in San Francisco Thursday…

VP Biden, Wife to Visit Bay Area Later This Week
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VP Biden, Wife to Visit Bay Area Later This Week

Vice President Joe Biden and his wife will visit the Bay Area later this week for events in San Francisco, Oakland and Cupertino, White House…

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Bay Bridge Identified
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Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Bay Bridge Identified

A motorcyclist who died in a crash on the western span of the Bay Bridge Monday night was identified today as 36-year-old Danville resident Anthony…

Former Art.com Exec Charged with Price Fixing in Online Poster Sales
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Former Art.com Exec Charged with Price Fixing in Online Poster Sales

A former e-commerce executive has agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in San Francisco to colluding with competitors to fix the prices of…

Lanes Reopened Following Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Bay Bridge
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Lanes Reopened Following Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Bay Bridge

All lanes have reopened on westbound Interstate Highway 80 on the Bay Bridge in San Francisco after a fatal motorcycle accident tonight, according to the…

Suspects in Stockton Carjacking Flee CHP on Bay Bridge, Crash in SF
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Suspects in Stockton Carjacking Flee CHP on Bay Bridge, Crash in SF

California Highway Patrol officers chased an Oakland carjacking suspect over the Bay Bridge and into San Francisco city streets, where they detained two people this…

Man Convicted of Using Forged Credit Card at SFO
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Man Convicted of Using Forged Credit Card at SFO

A San Francisco man was convicted in San Mateo County Superior Court on Friday of trying to rent a car at San Francisco International Airport…

Closures of Van Ness for CPMC Construction Begins Tonight
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Closures of Van Ness for CPMC Construction Begins Tonight

Periodic closures of San Francisco’s Van Ness Avenue for the construction of a new California Pacific Medical Center campus will begin tonight and continue through…

Man Earns Pardon from Governor Following Lengthy Prison Sentence
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Man Earns Pardon from Governor Following Lengthy Prison Sentence

Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned a man Sunday who has done extensive community work in San Francisco after a prison term for burglary, robbery, false imprisonment…

SFPD Arrest Fairfield Man in Connection with Brutal Beating of Homeless Man
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SFPD Arrest Fairfield Man in Connection with Brutal Beating of Homeless Man

A 35-year-old Fairfield man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of seriously injuring a homeless man in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood during a vicious attack caught…

Vehicle Involved in Hit and Run With Cyclist Located in South San Francisco
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Vehicle Involved in Hit and Run With Cyclist Located in South San Francisco

San Francisco police are searching for a woman who was seen driving a Jeep Cherokee that struck three bicyclists near Alamo Square this evening while…

San Bruno Leaders Support $1.6B Penalty for PG&E in Explosion and Records Case
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San Bruno Leaders Support $1.6B Penalty for PG&E in Explosion and Records Case

San Bruno officials announced today they support a proposed increased $1.6 billion penalty and fine for PG&E Co. for a fatal 2010 pipeline explosion in…

United Farm Workers Union Express Support of Farm Works Contracts in California, Mexico
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United Farm Workers Union Express Support of Farm Works Contracts in California, Mexico

United Farm Workers of America President Arturo Rodriguez and members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors gathered with dozens of farm workers employed by…

And How Efficiently Traveled Was the Road to Wrestlemania, You Ask?
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And How Efficiently Traveled Was the Road to Wrestlemania, You Ask?

The Road to Wrestlemania is a tag line (and probably copyrighted) that essentially describes the entire WWE’s collective journey to the biggest event of the…

‘Silk Road’ Investigators Charged With Fraud, Money Laundering
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‘Silk Road’ Investigators Charged With Fraud, Money Laundering

Two federal investigators have been charged in U.S. District Court in San Francisco with fraudulently obtaining hundreds of thousands of dollars in bitcoin during the…

Family of Man Killed in Police Shooting Files Claim Against SFPD
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Family of Man Killed in Police Shooting Files Claim Against SFPD

The mother of 26-year-old Oakland resident O’Shaine Evans, who was shot and killed by undercover San Francisco police officers near AT&T Park last October, filed…

Mayor Lee, Salesforce Ban Employee Travel to Indiana Following Passage of ‘Discriminatory’ Law
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Mayor Lee, Salesforce Ban Employee Travel to Indiana Following Passage of ‘Discriminatory’ Law

Both the City of San Francisco and San Francisco-based cloud computing company Salesforce Inc. have barred all employee trips to Indiana after Indiana Governor Mike…

CDCR Begins Implementing Ruling That Barred Automatic Residency Restrictions for Paroled Sex Offenders
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CDCR Begins Implementing Ruling That Barred Automatic Residency Restrictions for Paroled Sex Offenders

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is taking steps to carry out a state Supreme Court decision that struck down mandatory residency restrictions for…

State Attorney General Seeks to Block Anti-Gay Ballot Initiative
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State Attorney General Seeks to Block Anti-Gay Ballot Initiative

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is seeking to stop a campaign to make homosexuality punishable by death before it starts. Harris filed today for a…

Six Bay Area Residents Fall Ill After Consuming Raw Milk
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Six Bay Area Residents Fall Ill After Consuming Raw Milk

The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill,…

SF Woman Identified as Hiker Who Died in Point Reyes Trail Collapse
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SF Woman Identified as Hiker Who Died in Point Reyes Trail Collapse

A woman who died in a rockslide at Point Reyes National Seashore on Saturday has been identified by the Marin County coroner’s office as 58-year-old…

Balboa Park Station Reopened Following Fatality on Tracks
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Balboa Park Station Reopened Following Fatality on Tracks

The Balboa Park BART station in San Francisco has reopened this afternoon after being closed for more than four hours due to a person who…