Giants Win World Series With 3-2 Victory in Game 7
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Giants Win World Series With 3-2 Victory in Game 7

The San Francisco Giants won the World Series tonight with a nail-biting 3-2 Game 7 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Madison Bumgarner threw five…

SFO Expanding its Services to China
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SFO Expanding its Services to China

San Francisco International Airport is expanding its service to China this December with nonstop service via China Southern Airlines to Wuhan, Guangdong Province, according to…

Hundreds Gather in Civic Center Plaza Before Giants’ World Series Loss
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Hundreds Gather in Civic Center Plaza Before Giants’ World Series Loss

Before the mood turned somber for San Francisco Giants fans as the team had a disheartening loss in what could have been a World Series-clinching…

Bay Area Roads Consistently Mediocre for Nearly a Decade
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Bay Area Roads Consistently Mediocre for Nearly a Decade

Bay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. In a survey that…

SFPD Preparing for Potentially Destructive World Series Celebrations
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SFPD Preparing for Potentially Destructive World Series Celebrations

San Francisco police are preparing for rowdy celebrations that could erupt if the Giants clinch a World Series victory tonight or Wednesday, a police officer…

BART Station Improvements Planned for Embarcadero, Montgomery
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BART Station Improvements Planned for Embarcadero, Montgomery

BART is seeking the public’s input for improvements at the Embarcadero and Montgomery stations and will be holding two in-station events on Tuesday and Thursday,…

Giants’ World Series Game 6 to be Broadcast on Big Screen at Civic Center Plaza
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Giants’ World Series Game 6 to be Broadcast on Big Screen at Civic Center Plaza

The San Francisco Giants’ game on Tuesday that could clinch the World Series against the Kansas City Royals will be broadcast on a Jumbotron screen…

Ten Indicted in Bay Area Human Trafficking and Brothel Ring
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Ten Indicted in Bay Area Human Trafficking and Brothel Ring

A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted ten people who allegedly ran a network of 40 brothels throughout the Bay Area employing women…

SF Zoo, SPCA Enter World Series Wagers
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SF Zoo, SPCA Enter World Series Wagers

Two organizations aimed at animal care entered into World Series wagers this week, according to representatives. The San Francisco Zoological Society and the San Francisco…

Fee to Use Golden Gate Bridge Sidewalk Among Proposed Initiatives to Reduce Proposed Deficit
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Fee to Use Golden Gate Bridge Sidewalk Among Proposed Initiatives to Reduce Proposed Deficit

Charging bicyclists and pedestrians for access to the Golden Gate Bridge’s sidewalk is among 45 initiatives the Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors…

UberX Drivers Rally For Fair Pay Outside Uber Headquarters
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UberX Drivers Rally For Fair Pay Outside Uber Headquarters

Dozens of Uber drivers held a rally in front of the company’s headquarters in San Francisco this afternoon to protest what they say are unfair…

Three MS-13 Members Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Daly City Murder
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Three MS-13 Members Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Daly City Murder

Three MS-13 gang members were sentenced to 27 years in prison this morning for the 2010 murder of a cook in Daly City when they…

5 Indicted in Bid Rigging Scheme in SF, San Mateo County
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5 Indicted in Bid Rigging Scheme in SF, San Mateo County

Five real estate investors accused of rigging bids at foreclosure auctions in San Francisco and San Mateo County have been indicted in federal court in…

Partial Eclipse Visible From Bay Area This Afternoon
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Partial Eclipse Visible From Bay Area This Afternoon

On Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern sky, but experts…

Federal Judge Finds San Rafael Restaurant Committed Wage Violations and Intimidated Employees
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Federal Judge Finds San Rafael Restaurant Committed Wage Violations and Intimidated Employees

A federal jury in San Francisco returned a verdict against the Seafood Peddler of San Rafael restaurant and its owner, Alphonse Silvestri, finding they retaliated…

SF, KC Mayors Make Bet on World Series
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SF, KC Mayors Make Bet on World Series

As if the parade, celebrations and champagne aren’t enough, if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Kansas City Mayor Sly James will regale…

UCSF Chancellor Places Friendly World Series Wager With KC University Chancellor
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UCSF Chancellor Places Friendly World Series Wager With KC University Chancellor

The chancellors from University of California at San Francisco and the University of Missouri-Kansas City have placed a friendly wager on the outcome of the…

Giants Advance to Third World Series in Five Years
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Giants Advance to Third World Series in Five Years

The San Francisco Giants have advanced to the World Series following a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals capped off by a three-run game-winning…

Safety Drills Held on Eve of Loma Prieta Anniversary
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Safety Drills Held on Eve of Loma Prieta Anniversary

With the 25th anniversary of the destructive Loma Prieta earthquake approaching Friday, local, state and federal agencies are reminding Bay Area residents at numerous local…

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and Thirteen Labor Unions
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Tentative Agreement Reached Between Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and Thirteen Labor Unions

Thirteen labor unions and the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District reached a tentative contract agreement this afternoon, avoiding a strike Friday that would…

Environmental Group Settles with Air District Over Chevron Project Litigation
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Environmental Group Settles with Air District Over Chevron Project Litigation

A California environmental group has settled with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District months after it sued the district over permits for Chevron’s $1…

Teatro ZinZanni Planning Return to Waterfront
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Teatro ZinZanni Planning Return to Waterfront

A cultural attraction that left San Francisco nearly three years ago because of the America’s Cup yacht race may be reopening soon along the city’s…

Identity Thief Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison
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Identity Thief Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison

A federal court judge sentenced a 34-year-old woman on Wednesday to 27 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to charges of credit card fraud…

Drill Simulating Ferry Fire Helps Rescue Agents Work Together in Crisis
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Drill Simulating Ferry Fire Helps Rescue Agents Work Together in Crisis

The San Francisco Fire Department conducted a simulated training drill this morning to practice responding to a multi-casualty ferry disaster in the Bay. Shortly after…

CPUC Commissioner Recuses Himself From Hearings, San Bruno Calls for Resignation
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CPUC Commissioner Recuses Himself From Hearings, San Bruno Calls for Resignation

California Public Utilities Commissioner Mike Florio announced today that he would recuse himself from proceedings involving PG&E after coming under fire for communications with PG&E…

In-Home Care Company Agrees to Pay $134K in Back Wages
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In-Home Care Company Agrees to Pay $134K in Back Wages

A Bay Area in-home care company was ordered to pay $134,682 in back wages and damage for failing to pay 13 employees minimum wage and…

Sidecar Receives Permit for SFO, Talks with Lyft, Uber Continue
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Sidecar Receives Permit for SFO, Talks with Lyft, Uber Continue

Sidecar will be the first transportation network company allowed to operate legally at a California airport when it begins operations at San Francisco International Airport…

Antioch Assisted Living Facility Owners Held in Contempt for Retaliating Against Workers
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Antioch Assisted Living Facility Owners Held in Contempt for Retaliating Against Workers

The owners of an Antioch assisted living facility were held in contempt by a federal judge in San Francisco for retaliating against employees during a…

SF Native Found with Skeletons in Backyard of North Carolina Home
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SF Native Found with Skeletons in Backyard of North Carolina Home

A San Francisco native named for a Mesopotamian demon has been accused of murdering two people and burying them in shallow graves in the backyard…

American Airlines Flight Safely Makes Emergency Landing in SFO
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American Airlines Flight Safely Makes Emergency Landing in SFO

An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport this afternoon because of a cabin pressurization problem, flight officials said. A…

Ferry Strikes Piling at Pier 41, Injures 10
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Ferry Strikes Piling at Pier 41, Injures 10

The United States Coast Guard is looking into what caused a ferry to crash into a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday. Officials…

Golden Gate Bridge Workers to Hold One Day Strike Next Friday
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Golden Gate Bridge Workers to Hold One Day Strike Next Friday

A group of Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District workers comprised of mechanics, servicers and dispatchers announced plans this afternoon to go on a…

State Senator Jerry Hill, Others Pleased CPUC President Won’t Seek Reappointment
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State Senator Jerry Hill, Others Pleased CPUC President Won’t Seek Reappointment

“Californians should rejoice” over the decision of California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey to not seek reappointment to a new term amid allegations of…

BART, AC Transit Directors Approve Late Night Hours
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BART, AC Transit Directors Approve Late Night Hours

Expanded late night transbay bus service could begin as early as December after BART and Alameda-Contra Costa Transit directors voted to approve the service. BART…

Passenger Hit With Hammer by Uber Driver Speaks out About Recovery
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Passenger Hit With Hammer by Uber Driver Speaks out About Recovery

A passenger who was attacked with a hammer allegedly by his Uber driver in San Francisco last month spoke publicly today about the potentially permanent…

State Senator  Jerry Hill Calls for Ousting of CPUC President Over PG&E Emails
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State Senator Jerry Hill Calls for Ousting of CPUC President Over PG&E Emails

State Sen. Jerry Hill announced today that he will seek to have the state legislature remove California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey over allegations…

US Appeals Court Overturns Gay Marriage Bans in Idaho and Nevada
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US Appeals Court Overturns Gay Marriage Bans in Idaho and Nevada

A day after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review rulings allowing same-sex marriage in five states, a federal appeals court in San Francisco today…

Biden Attends DNC Fundraiser, Obama to Arrive on Friday for Similar Event
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Biden Attends DNC Fundraiser, Obama to Arrive on Friday for Similar Event

Vice President Joe Biden will be in San Francisco this evening for a Democratic fundraising event, three days before President Barack Obama will be in…

Fleet Week Returns to the Bay Area
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Fleet Week Returns to the Bay Area

The familiar rush of fighter jets through San Francisco skies is returning this week for the city’s annual Fleet Week, which was canceled by federal…

PG&E Releases More Emails to CPUC, Acknowledges Rule Violations
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PG&E Releases More Emails to CPUC, Acknowledges Rule Violations

PG&E released a second batch of private emails between its staff and the California Public Utilities Commission today and said it believes both sets of…