Protestors Call for Immigration Policies to Protect Marginalized Communities
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Protestors Call for Immigration Policies to Protect Marginalized Communities

Dozens of protesters gathered outside the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in San Francisco’s Financial District today to urge the…

Tunnel Fire Delays Caltrain Over the Weekend
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Tunnel Fire Delays Caltrain Over the Weekend

Several trains operated by Caltrain were delayed by more than 20 minutes today after crews doused a minor fire in a tunnel at 18th Street…

Woman Pleads Guilty to Helping Run Prostitution Website
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Woman Pleads Guilty to Helping Run Prostitution Website

A Rocklin, California, woman accused of helping run a website that advertised prostitution services changed her plea to guilty Thursday, according to court documents. Annmarie…

Federal Prosecutors Collect $327M From Criminal, Civil Actions This Year
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Federal Prosecutors Collect $327M From Criminal, Civil Actions This Year

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of California, based in San Francisco, collected more than $327 million in criminal and civil actions in…

SF City Attorney Sues Oakland Tax Preparation Service Over Tax Refund Fraud Targeting Low-Income Residents
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SF City Attorney Sues Oakland Tax Preparation Service Over Tax Refund Fraud Targeting Low-Income Residents

The city attorney for San Francisco is suing an Oakland-based tax preparation company over allegations it systematically swindled low-income residents out of their tax refunds….

SF Considering Bid for 2024 Olympic Games
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SF Considering Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

San Francisco business and city leaders are mulling a proposal to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games to San Francisco in 2024. San Francisco is…

UC Board of Regents Approves Tuition Increase
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UC Board of Regents Approves Tuition Increase

The full University of California Board of Regents has voted this morning in favor of a plan that will increase tuition by 5 percent each…

St. Anthony’s Hopes to Collect 1,500 Turkeys, Other Items for Thanksgiving
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St. Anthony’s Hopes to Collect 1,500 Turkeys, Other Items for Thanksgiving

With a week left until Thanksgiving Day, the St. Anthony Foundation in San Francisco is hoping to reach its goal of collecting 1,500 turkeys and…

Rain Expected to Fall Intermittently in Bay Area Through Saturday
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Rain Expected to Fall Intermittently in Bay Area Through Saturday

Light amounts of rain are expected to fall intermittently throughout the Bay Area from today through Saturday, a National Weather Service forecaster said. The rain…

Former Police Officer Testifies that Two Officers on Trial Joined Him in Thefts
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Former Police Officer Testifies that Two Officers on Trial Joined Him in Thefts

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury today that he stole money, property and drugs during searches and arrests and said he…

CA National Guard Linguists to Deploy to West Africa in Fight Against Ebola
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CA National Guard Linguists to Deploy to West Africa in Fight Against Ebola

Members of a San Francisco-based California National Guard battalion are deploying to West Africa in spring 2015 to support the ongoing global fight against Ebola,…

South Korea Suspends Asiana Airlines Flights to SFO
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South Korea Suspends Asiana Airlines Flights to SFO

The South Korean government has suspended Asiana Airlines flights in and out of San Francisco International Airport in response to the deadly plane crash last…

Crisis Negotiators Respond to Man Over Railing of Bay Bridge
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Crisis Negotiators Respond to Man Over Railing of Bay Bridge

A man is in custody this morning after he was seen over the railing on the Bay Bridge, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers…

Man Shot in Leg in Candlestick Point
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Man Shot in Leg in Candlestick Point

A man was shot in San Francisco’s Candlestick Point neighborhood on Thursday night, police said. The 19-year-old man was found suffering a gunshot wound to…

Overnight Lane Closures on Western Span of Bay Bridge to Begin Friday
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Overnight Lane Closures on Western Span of Bay Bridge to Begin Friday

Deteriorating joints in the upper deck of the western span of the Bay Bridge will be replaced over the next 10 weeks or more, necessitating…

Bail Lowered, Sordid Past Revealed in Bad Elmo Bail Hearing
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Bail Lowered, Sordid Past Revealed in Bad Elmo Bail Hearing

A San Francisco Superior Court judge lowered the bail today for a Fisherman’s Wharf street performer with a history of questionable behavior who allegedly threatened…

Airport-Centered Rideshare Company Wingz Gets Permit to Operate at SFO
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Airport-Centered Rideshare Company Wingz Gets Permit to Operate at SFO

On the heels of granting permits to Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, San Francisco International Airport officials announced today that Wingz, an airport-centered transportation network company,…

Governor Appoints Former Bar President, Superior Court Judge to Appeals Court
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Governor Appoints Former Bar President, Superior Court Judge to Appeals Court

A former State Bar of California president and a San Francisco Superior Court judge were appointed to the state Court of Appeal in San Francisco…

Saudi Arabia Lowers Price of Crude Oil Further Dropping Northern California Gas Prices
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Saudi Arabia Lowers Price of Crude Oil Further Dropping Northern California Gas Prices

Last week’s move by the world’s largest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, of lowering the price per barrel for crude oil sold to the United States,…

Body Found in Bay Believed to Be of Missing 26 Year Old Man
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Body Found in Bay Believed to Be of Missing 26 Year Old Man

A body found in San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge on Tuesday morning is believed to be of 26-year-old Daniel Ha, who has…

Body Found Near Golden Gate Bridge
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Body Found Near Golden Gate Bridge

A body was found in San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge this morning, San Francisco fire officials said. Reports of a body floating…

Net Neutrality Proponents Applaud Obama’s Promise to Keep the Internet Free
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Net Neutrality Proponents Applaud Obama’s Promise to Keep the Internet Free

Supporters of net neutrality in San Francisco applauded President Barack Obama’s efforts today to protect net neutrality by urging the Federal Communications Commission to keep…

World Series Riot Damage Totals Over $140K in Damages to Muni
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World Series Riot Damage Totals Over $140K in Damages to Muni

Twenty-eight San Francisco Muni buses sustained $140,000 worth of damage at the hands of vandals following the San Francisco Giants World Series win last month,…

SF Zoo Mourning Death of Young Gorilla
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SF Zoo Mourning Death of Young Gorilla

One of the youngest members of the Jones Family Gorilla Preserve at the San Francisco Zoo died Friday in what staff described as a “tragic…

Alleged Operator of Silk Road 2.0 Awaits Trial
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Alleged Operator of Silk Road 2.0 Awaits Trial

A San Francisco computer programmer accused of running a resurrected version of a black market website known as Silk Road agreed in federal court in…

Campos Concedes to Chiu in District 17 Assembly Race
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Campos Concedes to Chiu in District 17 Assembly Race

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos has conceded the race for the District 17 state assembly seat, his rival Supervisor David Chiu said this evening. Campos…

SFians Consume Less Water, Lead State in Water Conservation Efforts
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SFians Consume Less Water, Lead State in Water Conservation Efforts

San Francisco residents use less water than any other urban area in California, according to a report released by the State Water Resource Control Board….

Nick Josefowitz Unseats 24 Year Incumbent James Fang with Promises of Late Night BART Trains
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Nick Josefowitz Unseats 24 Year Incumbent James Fang with Promises of Late Night BART Trains

San Francisco voters appear to have elected Nick Josefowitz to a seat on the BART Board of Directors, in an upset that unseats the 24-year…

Giants Players Address Fans at World Series Parade
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Giants Players Address Fans at World Series Parade

The San Francisco Giants’ World Series Championship celebration outside City Hall today gave the city’s favorite baseball players a chance to talk directly to their…

ICE Agents Seize 2,700 Pieces of Counterfeit MLB Merchandise
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ICE Agents Seize 2,700 Pieces of Counterfeit MLB Merchandise

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents seized more than 2,700 items of counterfeit Major League Baseball merchandise worth $80,000 from Bay Area vendors, agency representatives…

SFPD Chief Says “Jerks” Caused World Series Riots
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SFPD Chief Says “Jerks” Caused World Series Riots

Fans poured into the streets of San Francisco following the Giants’ win against the Kansas City Royals in the final game of the World Series…

Extra Ferries Will Run From Marin County to Giants World Series Parade Friday
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Extra Ferries Will Run From Marin County to Giants World Series Parade Friday

Golden Gate Ferry will provide extra ferry service from Larkspur to San Francisco for the Giants’ World Series parade on Friday. Fans are encouraged to…

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…