Uber and Passengers Propose $28.5 Million Settlement of Lawsuits Challenging Safety Fee and Advertising
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Uber and Passengers Propose $28.5 Million Settlement of Lawsuits Challenging Safety Fee and Advertising

Uber Technologies Inc. and six passengers asked a federal judge in San Francisco today to approve a $28.5 million settlement of two lawsuits in which…

Autopsy Report for Mario Woods Finds 21 Bullet Wounds, Drugs in System
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Autopsy Report for Mario Woods Finds 21 Bullet Wounds, Drugs in System

An autopsy report released today shows that Mario Woods suffered 21 gunshot wounds, many of them to the back of his body, and that he…

Tenants Saved from Eviction with Help of Nonprofits, City Small Sites Fund
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Tenants Saved from Eviction with Help of Nonprofits, City Small Sites Fund

Tenants in five rent-controlled San Francisco buildings faced with Ellis Act evictions by the same owner celebrated a victory today after their homes were purchased…

SFUSD Board Approves Pilot Program Expanding Instruction In Mandarin; Other Languages To Follow
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SFUSD Board Approves Pilot Program Expanding Instruction In Mandarin; Other Languages To Follow

San Francisco school children could soon have more opportunities to learn a language other than English in elementary school under a pilot program approved Tuesday…

President Asks Congress For 125M For Caltrain Electrification
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President Asks Congress For 125M For Caltrain Electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain, U.S. Department of Transportation officials announced…

Suspects Nab More Than 10K In Merchandise From Union Square Store
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Suspects Nab More Than 10K In Merchandise From Union Square Store

A group of suspects robbed a Union Square store of more than $10,000 in merchandise Tuesday evening, according to San Francisco police. Several male and…

Tenderloin Resident Beat When He Intervenes In Tenant-Landlord Dispute
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Tenderloin Resident Beat When He Intervenes In Tenant-Landlord Dispute

A Tenderloin man was beaten with a length of metal pipe Tuesday afternoon after he tried to intervene in a dispute between his former roommate…

Suspect In Custody After Pursuit From Oakland To Berkeley
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Suspect In Custody After Pursuit From Oakland To Berkeley

A suspect has been taken into custody after allegedly hitting civilian and police vehicles during a pursuit from Oakland to Berkeley this morning, a police…

City Vehicle Involved In Wheelchair Death Linked To Public Health Clinic
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City Vehicle Involved In Wheelchair Death Linked To Public Health Clinic

A city vehicle that struck a woman in a wheelchair on San Francisco’s Market Street on Friday morning, causing fatal injuries, was connected to a…

One Arrested, Two Detained Outside Mayor’s Forecast Breakfast
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One Arrested, Two Detained Outside Mayor’s Forecast Breakfast

One person was arrested and two others detained in a protest at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel this morning where Mayor Ed Lee and Oakland Mayor…

Suspect In CHP Officer Slashing Pleads Not Guilty To Attempted Murder
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Suspect In CHP Officer Slashing Pleads Not Guilty To Attempted Murder

A man accused of slashing the throat of a California Highway Patrol officer during a confrontation at a San Francisco homeless encampment last week pleaded…

Man Injured In Potrero Hill Shooting Refuses To Cooperate With Police
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Man Injured In Potrero Hill Shooting Refuses To Cooperate With Police

A man was shot in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood early this morning but refused to cooperate with officers investigating the case, police said. The…

CSU Faculty To Strike 5 Days in April If Contract Agreement Not Reached
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CSU Faculty To Strike 5 Days in April If Contract Agreement Not Reached

If California State University doesn’t reach a contract agreement with its faculty union by April, then 26,000 professors, librarians, counselors and coaches across the 23…

3 Injured After Two Separate Early Morning Shootings In SOMA Sunday
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3 Injured After Two Separate Early Morning Shootings In SOMA Sunday

Police are investigating two separate shootings that happened early Sunday morning at about the same time and just a block away from one another in…

Nearly 10K Riders Used VTA To Get To, From Super Bowl 50
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Nearly 10K Riders Used VTA To Get To, From Super Bowl 50

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority delivered nearly 10,000 Super Bowl fans to and from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday, according to VTA…

Saturday Marks BART’S Busiest Weekend Day Ever
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Saturday Marks BART’S Busiest Weekend Day Ever

BART ridership hit a new record high on Saturday and is expected to spike again today, the transit agency said. Marking the busiest weekend day…

Three Dead After Brief Pursuit Ends in Fiery Collision
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Three Dead After Brief Pursuit Ends in Fiery Collision

Three people are dead after a brief pursuit ending in a fiery collision Saturday night closed a busy intersection, according to CHP spokesman Vu Williams….

Man Suspected of Fatal Stabbing in Tenderloin Arrested During Traffic Stop
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Man Suspected of Fatal Stabbing in Tenderloin Arrested During Traffic Stop

A man wanted on suspicion of stabbing a man who died more than a week later was arrested this evening during a traffic stop in…

Court Upholds Death Penalty in Stockton Quadruple Murder Case
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Court Upholds Death Penalty in Stockton Quadruple Murder Case

The death penalty of a Stockton man who killed four people during a two-month crime spree in 1997 was upheld by the California Supreme Court…

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Appeal in 2001 Dog-Mauling Case
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Federal Appeals Court Rejects Appeal in 2001 Dog-Mauling Case

A former San Francisco lawyer has lost her bid to a federal appeals court in the city to overturn her second-degree murder conviction for the…

Bail set at $5 Million for Suspect in CHP Officer Stabbing
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Bail set at $5 Million for Suspect in CHP Officer Stabbing

Bail was set at $5 million today for a man accused of slashing a California Highway Patrol officer in the throat and arm on a…

Man Injured in Potrero Terrace Drive-By
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Man Injured in Potrero Terrace Drive-By

A man was injured Wednesday evening in a drive-by shooting in San Francisco’s Potrero Terrace housing project, police said. The 26-year-old victim was standing on…

New Winter Homeless Shelter to Open at Pier 80
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New Winter Homeless Shelter to Open at Pier 80

It might not be very homey, but San Francisco officials are hoping as many as 150 people will call Pier 80 home this winter. City…

Heightened Security Present On Transit Systems For Super Bowl Week
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Heightened Security Present On Transit Systems For Super Bowl Week

The Transportation Security Administration is providing extra resources to local law enforcement on all Bay Area transit systems starting today and through the Monday after…

Man Stabbed In Tenderloin Fight Dies Of Injuries
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Man Stabbed In Tenderloin Fight Dies Of Injuries

A San Francisco man stabbed in the Tenderloin last week has died and homicide investigators are looking for witnesses to the fight that led to…

Man Shoots Self In Thigh During Confrontation In Tenderloin Early Tuesday
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Man Shoots Self In Thigh During Confrontation In Tenderloin Early Tuesday

A man accidentally shot himself in the thigh during a confrontation with two other people in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Tuesday morning, police said….

Drones Prohibited Over Super Bowl Airspace
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Drones Prohibited Over Super Bowl Airspace

With the long-awaited Super Bowl 50 fast approaching, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding Bay Area residents not to try to get a drone’s-eye view…

Woman Grazed In Cheek By Gunshot In Bayview Tuesday Evening
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Woman Grazed In Cheek By Gunshot In Bayview Tuesday Evening

A woman was grazed in the cheek by a gunshot in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Tuesday evening, police said. The shooting was reported at…

Denver Broncos Player Questioned In Prostitution Sting
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Denver Broncos Player Questioned In Prostitution Sting

A Denver Broncos practice squad safety was sent back to Denver after he was questioned in a Santa Clara County sheriff’s prostitution sting near Mineta…

Customers Reimbursed After Alleged Thefts By Former Bank Employee, Friend
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Customers Reimbursed After Alleged Thefts By Former Bank Employee, Friend

A former Wells Fargo bank employee and his friend, both accused of stealing money from elderly and deceased bank customers, pleaded not guilty in a…

Police Identify Suspect Who Allegedly Slashed CHP Officer’s Throat
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Police Identify Suspect Who Allegedly Slashed CHP Officer’s Throat

Police have identified the suspect who allegedly slashed a California Highway Patrol officer’s throat in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood this morning as Noel…

Legislation Would Protect Educators From Evictions During School Year
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Legislation Would Protect Educators From Evictions During School Year

Supervisor David Campos today introduced legislation that would give teachers and families with children new protections from eviction — at least during the school year….

Port’s Second-Largest Terminal Operator Files For Bankruptcy
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Port’s Second-Largest Terminal Operator Files For Bankruptcy

The operator of the Port of Oakland’s second-largest terminal filed for bankruptcy Monday less than two weeks after it suddenly announced ceasing operations about seven…

CHP Officer Stabbed In SOMA; Suspect Detained
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CHP Officer Stabbed In SOMA; Suspect Detained

A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood this morning, police said. The stabbing occurred shortly after 10 a.m….

Small Fire In NOPA Extinguished Without Injuries
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Small Fire In NOPA Extinguished Without Injuries

San Francisco firefighters responded this morning to a small structure fire in the North of the Panhandle neighborhood. Firefighters responded at 7:09 a.m. to the…

Officer, Truck Driver Hospitalized After Collision
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Officer, Truck Driver Hospitalized After Collision

An Oakland police officer and a pickup truck driver have been hospitalized with minor injuries after they collided in East Oakland this morning, police said….

Warriors To Visit White House To Celebrate 2015 Championship Run
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Warriors To Visit White House To Celebrate 2015 Championship Run

The Golden State Warriors will take a trip to the White House this week to celebrate their first NBA championship in 40 years, White House…

BART Ridership Swells Over Weekend As Super Bowl Approaches
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BART Ridership Swells Over Weekend As Super Bowl Approaches

Nearly half a million people rode BART this weekend as several Super Bowl-related events, including the opening of Super Bowl City in San Francisco. On…

Police Apprehend Orange County Escapees After Witness Spot Stolen Van
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Police Apprehend Orange County Escapees After Witness Spot Stolen Van

Hossein Nayeri and Jonathan Tieu, who escaped an Orange County Jail last week, were arrested this morning in San Francisco after a witness reported seeing…

Suspects Arrested for Allegedly Kidnapping, Forcing Teen Girl Into Prostitution
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Suspects Arrested for Allegedly Kidnapping, Forcing Teen Girl Into Prostitution

A teen girl who had been kidnapped and forced into prostitution walked into the San Francisco police Mission Station early this morning and officers quickly…