Eight Immigrant Advocate Protestors Arrested in Senator Feinstein’s Office
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Eight Immigrant Advocate Protestors Arrested in Senator Feinstein’s Office

Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco office this afternoon have been arrested, event organizers said. Luis…

Air District Board Approves $20M for Caltrain Electrification Project
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Air District Board Approves $20M for Caltrain Electrification Project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project expected to greatly reduce emissions and…

Off-Duty Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Detains Stabbing Suspect Near AT&T Park
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Off-Duty Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Detains Stabbing Suspect Near AT&T Park

An off-duty Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy who was attending a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park as part of the team’s law enforcement appreciation…

US Attorney Melinda Haag Leaving Post September 1
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US Attorney Melinda Haag Leaving Post September 1

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of Northern California announced in San Francisco today that she is leaving her post on Sept. 1. Haag, who was appointed…

SFO International Terminal Reopens, Unattended Suitcase Cleared
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SFO International Terminal Reopens, Unattended Suitcase Cleared

San Francisco International Airport’s International Terminal has reopened this afternoon after an unattended suitcase briefly prompted part of the terminal to close, as well as…

Second Consecutive Spare the Air Day Issued for Wednesday
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Second Consecutive Spare the Air Day Issued for Wednesday

Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again on Wednesday during the second consecutive Spare the Air day. It is the second…

Pier 14 Homicide Suspect Faces New Weapons Charge
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Pier 14 Homicide Suspect Faces New Weapons Charge

San Francisco prosecutors today added a new weapons charge against a Mexican national accused of killing a 32-year-old woman at Pier 14 earlier this month…

Berkeley Woman Wins Marathon for Third Consecutive Time
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Berkeley Woman Wins Marathon for Third Consecutive Time

A Berkeley woman today won the women’s division of The San Francisco Marathon for the third consecutive time, race officials said. The race started at…

Pedestrian In Fatal Crash on Highway 101 May Have Been Thrown Over Guard Rail
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Pedestrian In Fatal Crash on Highway 101 May Have Been Thrown Over Guard Rail

A man was fatally struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 after getting out of his vehicle near South San Francisco this morning. The…

SFPD Responding To Officer Involved Shooting Near Airport
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SFPD Responding To Officer Involved Shooting Near Airport

The San Francisco Police Department says they’re responding to an officer involved shooting near San Francisco International Airport this morning. Further details were not immediately…

Muni Reroutes Expected Today Due To San Francisco Marathon
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Muni Reroutes Expected Today Due To San Francisco Marathon

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency this morning is reminding Muni riders there are several reroutes scheduled throughout the day due to the running of…

Wrong-Way Driver Tased And Arrested After High-Speed Crash
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Wrong-Way Driver Tased And Arrested After High-Speed Crash

A wrong-way driver was arrested in Millbrae early this morning after crashing his car while exiting U.S. Highway 101 at a high rate of speed…

Marathon Expected To Challenge Runners, Block Traffic Sunday
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Marathon Expected To Challenge Runners, Block Traffic Sunday

Starting at midnight, some of the San Francisco Marathon’s most extreme runners will begin the 52.4-mile Ultramarathon. Runners not challenged enough by the traditional 26.2…

Oakland: Public Library Begins Toy Lending Program
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Oakland: Public Library Begins Toy Lending Program

The Oakland Public Library is now lending toys designed for children up to six years old, library officials said Friday. Toys are available at all…

City Officials Celebrate Completion of Lake Merritt Shoreline Project
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City Officials Celebrate Completion of Lake Merritt Shoreline Project

Oakland city officials on Wednesday celebrated the completion of improvements near the Lake Merritt boathouse. The project included replacing the platform between the boathouse and…

Report Calls for Legalized Marijuana to be Heavily Regulated
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Report Calls for Legalized Marijuana to be Heavily Regulated

A blue-ribbon panel chaired by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom today released a policy report recommending that any move to legalize marijuana in California should emphasize…

UC System Sets Minimum Wage for All Employees at $15 Per Hour
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UC System Sets Minimum Wage for All Employees at $15 Per Hour

The University of California today announced that it will raise the minimum wage for all workers systemwide to $15 an hour over the next three…

Barry Bonds Thankful and Relieved as Case Ends
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Barry Bonds Thankful and Relieved as Case Ends

The legal saga of former San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds, accused eight years ago of perjury and obstruction in a steroids investigation, came to…

Bonds Case Ends As Prosecutors Abandon Possible Supreme Court Appeal
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Bonds Case Ends As Prosecutors Abandon Possible Supreme Court Appeal

The legal saga of former San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds, accused eight years ago of perjury and obstruction in a steroids investigation, came to…

Armed Suspect Carjacks Sports Car From Valet in SOMA
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Armed Suspect Carjacks Sports Car From Valet in SOMA

A valet watching over a sports car in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood was carjacked by an armed suspect on Monday afternoon, police said….

San Francisco Marathon Gains Olympic Qualifying Status
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San Francisco Marathon Gains Olympic Qualifying Status

A future Olympian, or several, may be racing down the streets of San Francisco this weekend. On Sunday, the San Francisco Marathon is celebrating being…

4.1 Earthquake Reported Near Fremont
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4.1 Earthquake Reported Near Fremont

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck an area near Fremont this morning, according to a preliminary report by the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake struck around…

Security Guard Convicted Of Felony Assault For Attacking Student
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Security Guard Convicted Of Felony Assault For Attacking Student

A former security guard at Oakland High School was handcuffed and taken to jail today after a jury convicted him of one felony count of…

Demonstrators Launch Kayaks in Bay to Protest Potential Arctic Oil Drilling
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Demonstrators Launch Kayaks in Bay to Protest Potential Arctic Oil Drilling

About 40 people kayaked in San Francisco Bay today to protest the potential for oil drilling this summer in the Arctic, according to the Center…

Mobile Passport App Goes Live at SFO
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Mobile Passport App Goes Live at SFO

Starting today, U.S. citizens and Canadians traveling abroad can use a new mobile app at San Francisco International Airport to speed up their re-entry into…

Lanes Reopen on Bay Bridge Following Fire in Rubber Expansion Joint
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Lanes Reopen on Bay Bridge Following Fire in Rubber Expansion Joint

Two eastbound lanes on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge have reopened this afternoon following a fire in a rubber expansion joint, according to…

Rubber Expansion Join Catches Fire on Bay Bridge
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Rubber Expansion Join Catches Fire on Bay Bridge

A rubber expansion joint caught fire on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge this afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. Fire crews responded…

State’s Gas Prices Jump 36 Cents in One Week, Highest in Nation
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State’s Gas Prices Jump 36 Cents in One Week, Highest in Nation

California’s gas prices are the highest for a state in the U.S., according to a report released today by the AAA. The state’s average gas…

Bay Bridge Committee Approves $1.1M More to Fix Anchor Rod Problems
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Bay Bridge Committee Approves $1.1M More to Fix Anchor Rod Problems

A Bay Bridge oversight committee approved funding today to begin designing methods of drying and sealing anchor rods in the base of the new eastern…

Marine Sanctuary Issues Warning to Boaters Regarding Whales
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Marine Sanctuary Issues Warning to Boaters Regarding Whales

Small boaters and large vessel operators traveling near San Francisco Bay should be extra cautious when traveling near endangered whales, officials with the National Oceanic…

Siblings of Hayward Man Fatally Shot by Police Last Year Sue for Wrongful Death
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Siblings of Hayward Man Fatally Shot by Police Last Year Sue for Wrongful Death

The city of Hayward, its Police Department and two officers are facing a federal wrongful death lawsuit filed by the brothers and sisters of 29-year-old…

Oakland Man Arrested on Suspicion of Stabbing Man During Tenderloin Fight
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Oakland Man Arrested on Suspicion of Stabbing Man During Tenderloin Fight

A man suffered a punctured lung and wounds to his arms and back during a stabbing Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, police said….

Maintenance Contract for Permanent ‘Bay Lights’ Approved
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Maintenance Contract for Permanent ‘Bay Lights’ Approved

A maintenance contract approved today should keep the popular Bay Lights art installation on the western span of the Bay Bridge twinkling well into the…

Man Arrested After Motorcycle Crash Kills Pedestrian
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Man Arrested After Motorcycle Crash Kills Pedestrian

A 26-year-old Burlingame man has been arrested on suspicion of felony vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of drugs after striking two pedestrians in…

October 19 Trial Date Set For Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, Seven Others
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October 19 Trial Date Set For Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, Seven Others

Chinatown association leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and seven other people were given an Oct. 19 date in federal court in San Francisco today for…

Oakland: Police Shut Down Neighborhood To Awaken Sleeping Man In Car With Gun-Shaped Lighter
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Oakland: Police Shut Down Neighborhood To Awaken Sleeping Man In Car With Gun-Shaped Lighter

Oakland police shut down streets and locked down a middle school while trying to awaken a man sleeping in a car with a gun-shaped lighter…

Man Struck in Head With Glass Bottle in Castro District
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Man Struck in Head With Glass Bottle in Castro District

A man struck another man in the head with a glass bottle during an argument in San Francisco’s Castro District early this morning, police said….

Bay Area Ocean Temperatures Above Historical Average
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Bay Area Ocean Temperatures Above Historical Average

Ocean water temperatures in the San Francisco Bay Area are above their historical summertime average, a National Weather Service meteorologist said today. Meteorologist Charles Bell…

SF Man Arrested in Pacifica Strong-Arm Robbery
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SF Man Arrested in Pacifica Strong-Arm Robbery

Police arrested a San Francisco man Wednesday suspected in a strong-arm robbery last month in Pacifica, police said. Officers arrested 31-year-old Roland Black II at…

Fireworks Displays Planned in Cities Throughout the Bay Area
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Fireworks Displays Planned in Cities Throughout the Bay Area

Cities all over the Bay Area will celebrate the Independence Day holiday this weekend with safe and spectacular displays of fireworks. Although most cities and…