Golden Gate Bridge Toll Rates Going Up
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Golden Gate Bridge Toll Rates Going Up

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase Wednesday, according to the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District. The FasTrak and Pay-by-Plate rates…

Driver Leads Highway Patrol Officers on Chase Onto Bay Bridge
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Driver Leads Highway Patrol Officers on Chase Onto Bay Bridge

A driver who went through a road closure on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco led highway patrol officers on a chase this morning…

Malfunction Leads to Minor Coast Guard Helicopter Crash
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Malfunction Leads to Minor Coast Guard Helicopter Crash

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter malfunctioned during a test flight at San Francisco International Airport today and landed on its side on the tarmac, according…

UCSF Employees Concerned New Warriors Arena, Congestion Will Hinder Emergency Care Access
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UCSF Employees Concerned New Warriors Arena, Congestion Will Hinder Emergency Care Access

A new 18,500-seat Golden State Warriors basketball arena that developers have proposed to build on 11 acres in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood is likely…

SF-Based ICE Investigators Seize $500K in Counterfeit Merchandise During NBA Playoffs
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SF-Based ICE Investigators Seize $500K in Counterfeit Merchandise During NBA Playoffs

During the Golden State Warriors’ run to the NBA title, San Francisco-based special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations seized nearly…

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Vows to Support 60M Refugees Worldwide on UN Charter 70th Anniversary
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Vows to Support 60M Refugees Worldwide on UN Charter 70th Anniversary

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon gathered with California’s elected officials Friday to celebrate the creation of the Charter of the United Nations in San…

City Leaders Celebrate Supreme Court’s Decision to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
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City Leaders Celebrate Supreme Court’s Decision to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Standing beneath a massive rainbow flag on the steps of San Francisco City Hall before hundreds of gay rights activists, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, state…

Valero to Pay $122K Settlement for Air Quality Violations
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Valero to Pay $122K Settlement for Air Quality Violations

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Thursday it has settled a case with the Valero Refining Company for air quality violations at its…

Supreme Court 5-4 Majority Says Constitution Grants Equal Dignity in Marriage
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Supreme Court 5-4 Majority Says Constitution Grants Equal Dignity in Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote today that the federal Constitution provides a right to same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in…

Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green Wears Custom Made WWE Heavyweight Championship Belt

Touggghhhhh @wwe world champions #dubnation A photo posted by Draymond Green (@money23green) on Jun 22, 2015 at 5:12pm PDT To only further the theory that…

Remember The Bold Italic? They’re back! If only in POG form.
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Remember The Bold Italic? They’re back! If only in POG form.

Which one of yall made the Faustian bargain to bring back Bold Italic in exchange for taking Hannibal off the air? In what is probably…

BART Police Close 16th Street Mission Station to Investigate Threat to Blow Up Train
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BART Police Close 16th Street Mission Station to Investigate Threat to Blow Up Train

BART closed the 16th Street Mission station in San Francisco earlier this afternoon because a person was talking about explosives and possibly blowing up a…

Obama Urges US Mayors to Discuss Racism, Gun Control in Wake of Charleston Massacre
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Obama Urges US Mayors to Discuss Racism, Gun Control in Wake of Charleston Massacre

U.S. President Barack Obama urged the country’s mayors assembled at the U.S. Conference of Mayor’s 83rd annual meeting in San Francisco this afternoon to more…

Fans Elated to Celebrate Warriors’ NBA Championship

Pure elation was the mood today as thousands of people lined up along Oakland streets for the official parade and celebration of the Golden State…

Starbucks Closes 23 La Boulange Locations for Sake of Company’s “Long-Term Growth”
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Starbucks Closes 23 La Boulange Locations for Sake of Company’s “Long-Term Growth”

Three years after Starbucks purchased San Francisco’s La Boulange bakery cafes, the coffee behemoth announced Tuesday that all 23 locations in the San Francisco Bay…

State Labor Commission Says A Former Uber Driver Was An Employee, Entitled to Expense Reimbursement
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State Labor Commission Says A Former Uber Driver Was An Employee, Entitled to Expense Reimbursement

The California Labor Commission has ruled that a former Uber Technologies Inc. driver was an employee, not an independent contractor, and is entitled to reimbursement…

President Obama Visiting Friday for US Conference of Mayors
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President Obama Visiting Friday for US Conference of Mayors

President Barack Obama will travel to the Bay Area on Friday to address the U.S. Conference of Mayors in San Francisco and attend Democratic fundraisers,…

Court Upholds $14.35M PG&E Fine for Late and Misleading Correction of San Carlos Pipeline Records
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Court Upholds $14.35M PG&E Fine for Late and Misleading Correction of San Carlos Pipeline Records

A state appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday upheld a $14.35 million fine imposed by the California Public Utilities Commission on PG&E for a…

Streets Closed as Crowds Celebrate Warriors’ Win
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Streets Closed as Crowds Celebrate Warriors’ Win

Police in Oakland this morning are advising commuters to expect traffic delays downtown as crowds continue to celebrate the Golden State Warriors’ Tuesday night NBA…

Parade Set for Friday for NBA Champion Warriors
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Parade Set for Friday for NBA Champion Warriors

Oakland will host a parade and rally on Friday for the 2015 NBA champion Golden State Warriors. The parade will start at 10 a.m. Friday…

Appeals Court Mulls Concealed Carry Restrictions in California
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Appeals Court Mulls Concealed Carry Restrictions in California

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco today but did not indicate how they will rule on whether California counties…

Golden State Warriors Win First NBA Title in 40 Years
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Golden State Warriors Win First NBA Title in 40 Years

The Golden State Warriors have won the 2015 NBA championship, the team’s first title in 40 years. The Warriors tonight defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97…

Warriors President Named Celebrity Grand Marshal for SF Pride Celebration
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Warriors President Named Celebrity Grand Marshal for SF Pride Celebration

Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts has been named the celebrity grand marshal for the San Francisco LGBT Pride parade. Pride officials announced Welts’ selection…

Arrest of SF Robbery Suspects Leads Police to Cache of Assault Rifles in South San Francisco
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Arrest of SF Robbery Suspects Leads Police to Cache of Assault Rifles in South San Francisco

Two men associated with a series of robberies in San Francisco in recent months were arrested and a cache of assault rifles, sniper rifles, handguns…

Australian Airline to Return Service to SFO in December
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Australian Airline to Return Service to SFO in December

For anyone planning a trip Down Under for the holidays or in the years to come, Australia’s oldest and largest airline will resume nonstop service…

Assemblyman Ting, Education Advocates Demand Accreditation Process Reforms
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Assemblyman Ting, Education Advocates Demand Accreditation Process Reforms

Legislators and education advocates today called for curbs on the powers of college accreditors, who they accused of targeting City College of San Francisco while…

Bay Area Charity Aims to Beat Cleveland in NBA Finals-Inspired Competition
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Bay Area Charity Aims to Beat Cleveland in NBA Finals-Inspired Competition

As the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers battle it out in the NBA finals, another competition announced Friday is pitting the two regions…

Labor Rights Activists Gather in Support of International Boycott of Driscoll’s Strawberries
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Labor Rights Activists Gather in Support of International Boycott of Driscoll’s Strawberries

Labor rights activists in San Francisco today are urging Americans to boycott Driscoll’s berry products in solidarity with farm workers in the San Quintin Valley…

Museums in Oakland, Cleveland Bet on NBA Finals
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Museums in Oakland, Cleveland Bet on NBA Finals

Oakland politicians have placed their bets on the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, and now some other local institutions…

Here’s Your Weekend: Go See XXYYXX, The Stone Foxes, and D’Angelo

The Warriors are in the NBA finals! Up until the weekend, Game 1 is the only thing that matters in the Bay Area. Lucky for…

Feel-Good Documentary Captures Behind-the-Scenes Story of Batkid

The transformation of San Francisco into Gotham City in an effort to grant a young cancer patient’s wish to become his hero, Batman, began modestly…

Wanted Parolee Arrested After Pursuit, Crash Identified
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Wanted Parolee Arrested After Pursuit, Crash Identified

Police arrested a wanted parolee considered to be armed and dangerous after a police pursuit that ended in an injury crash outside the Westfield San…

SF Bay Sox Play First Game of National Girls Baseball Tournament
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SF Bay Sox Play First Game of National Girls Baseball Tournament

A San Francisco’s girls baseball team will play today in Orlando in the first national girls baseball tournament, according to Baseball for All. Baseball for…

Worker With Company With Prior Safety Violations Injured in Fall
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Worker With Company With Prior Safety Violations Injured in Fall

A scaffolding company that employed a worker injured in a fall at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art this morning has a record of…

Fees at National Park Areas Going Up As Soon As Monday
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Fees at National Park Areas Going Up As Soon As Monday

Admission to the Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County will increase to $10 starting Jan. 1 for visitors 16 years old and older, National…

99 Percent of Bay Bridge Tower Anchor Rods Pass Stress Test
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99 Percent of Bay Bridge Tower Anchor Rods Pass Stress Test

Anchor rods in the tower of the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span are not broken and 99 percent can withstand a major earthquake, Caltrans officials…

Girl Seen Struggling With Woman in Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Found Safe
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Girl Seen Struggling With Woman in Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Found Safe

A young girl seen screaming and struggling with a woman inside an SUV while going through the Bay Bridge toll plaza on Saturday night has…

Midway-Bound Flight Delayed After Crews Smell Unusual Odor in Two Bags
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Midway-Bound Flight Delayed After Crews Smell Unusual Odor in Two Bags

A Southwest Airlines flight was briefly delayed at San Francisco International Airport this morning after runway crews smelled an unusual odor coming from two bags…

MyRedBook.com Operator Gets 13 Month Prison Sentence
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MyRedBook.com Operator Gets 13 Month Prison Sentence

A Mountain View man was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison today for operating an online market for sex workers, according to the U.S….

SF Earns Fourth Place in National City Park Ranking
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SF Earns Fourth Place in National City Park Ranking

The Trust for Public Land released the latest ParkScore Index today, which ranked Francisco number four among the top ten city park systems in the…