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San Francisco police offer reward in quadruple homicide
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police are offering $250,000 to anyone able to help them find suspects connected to a January 2015 quadruple homicide. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2bYZ6Tv ) that on suspect, 27-year-old Lee Farley, was charged on July 29 with four counts of murder in connection ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films San Francisco Barry Bonds San Francisco Chronicle American films Herb Caen Ray Ratto Hippie
49ers to donate $1 million to charities that focus on racial issues cited by Colin Kaepernick
The San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday that they have pledged $1 million to two Bay Area organizations that focus on the type of racial and social inequities that quarterback Colin Kaepernick has discussed in the aftermath of his refusal to stand during the national anthem in protest of such...
8126 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco 49ers San Francisco Bay Area Silicon Valley California San Francisco San Jose California Oakland Raiders Northern California
Apple iPhone 7 event: What time is it; live stream; what’s new; how much for the phone?

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | IPhone The Bill English-language films Mobile phone IPod Touch Star Trek: The Next Generation San Francisco Motorola
California DA to give results of police sex investigation
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in the San Francisco Bay Area are planning a news conference to discuss the results of an investigation into sexual misconduct involving officers from the Oakland Police Department and other law enforcement agencies.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco San Francisco Bay Law enforcement agency San Jose California Alameda California San Mateo County California
49ers CEO pledges $1 million to address racial, economic inequality
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York pledged $1 million to improving racial and economic inequality and building a stronger relationship between law enforcement authorities and the communities they serve. York announced the donation Thursday, following quarterback Colin Kaepernick's pledge to give...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | United States The Star-Spangled Banner San Francisco 49ers Police Economic inequality San Francisco California American football
'Full House' San Francisco home for rent for high price
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco home featured in television's "Full House" is now available to rent for $13,950 a month.The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2c2A3Qq ) the 1883 villa was put on the market in May with a $4.15 million price tag, but it didn't sell.
-1 points by Boston Herald | San Francisco San Francisco Chronicle Hippie House Hearst Corporation Herb Caen Residence Real estate
49ers owner pledges $1 million to charity
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York pledged $1 million to improving racial and economic inequality and building a stronger relationship between law enforcement authorities and the communities they serve. York announced the donation Thursday, following quarterback Colin Kaepernick's pledge to give $1 million to help ...
1 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco 49ers United States The Star-Spangled Banner California Police San Jose California San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco
You can rent the ‘Full House’ home in San Francisco
The San Francisco home featured in television’s “Full House” is now available to rent for $13,950 a month.
16 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | San Francisco Chronicle Las Vegas Sun San Francisco House Hippie Las Vegas Review-Journal
'Full House' San Francisco home for rent for high price
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco home featured in television's "Full House" is now available to rent for $13,950 a month.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | San Francisco San Francisco Chronicle House Hearst Corporation Ray Ratto Herb Caen United Kingdom Residence
Man driving rented Ferrari loses control, dies in crash
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a driver lost control of a rented Ferrari and it tumbled 100 feet down an embankment in the San Francisco Bay Area, killing the man.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Bay San Mateo County California San Francisco California English-language films San Jose California Marin County California
San Francisco to install mini Bay Bridge bus ramp
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A miniature version of the Bay Bridge will soon serve as part of a San Francisco bus ramp. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2bVcNO7 ) that the small version of the bridge's eastern span will cost $22 million and allow buses to drive directly between the ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge Golden Gate Bridge Suspension bridge Bridge Public transport Bus English-language films
Watch: The iPhone 7 facts you need to know
Apple unveils the iPhone 7 and the Apple Watch 2 Sept. 7, 2016, 2:09 p.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has showed the world its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech industry -- and this year wasn't any different. The technology giant hosted a press conference...
15 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco San Jose California San Francisco Giants California San Francisco Bay Area Jefferson Airplane The Bill Technology
Sia caps off Apple event
Live coverage of Apple's iPhone 7 announcement Sept. 7, 2016, 12:16 p.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has unveiled its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech world -- and this year isn't any different. The technology giant is hosting a press conference on Wednesday,...
9 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco San Jose California San Francisco Giants California Dance music Jefferson Airplane San Francisco Bay Area The Bill
How much it will cost, and when you can get it
Live coverage of Apple's iPhone 7 announcement Sept. 7, 2016, 11:59 a.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has unveiled its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech world -- and this year isn't any different. The technology giant is hosting a press conference on Wednesday,...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco San Jose California IPhone
What's under the hood of the iPhone 7
Live coverage of Apple's iPhone 7 announcement Sept. 7, 2016, 11:49 a.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has unveiled its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech world -- and this year isn't any different. The technology giant is hosting a press conference on Wednesday,...
39 points by Los Angeles Times | IPhone San Francisco
Meet AirPods, Apple's foray into wireless headphones
Live coverage of Apple's iPhone 7 announcement Sept. 7, 2016, 11:49 a.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has unveiled its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech world -- and this year isn't any different. The technology giant is hosting a press conference on Wednesday,...
19 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco TRS connector San Jose California Apple Inc. Mobile phone The Bill IPhone Grateful Dead
San Francisco man threatened to shoot Muslim woman in alleged hate crime, police say
A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot a woman wearing a hijab because she is Muslim, police said Thursday. Joshua Ruano, 27, is being held on suspicion of making a criminal threat with a hate-crime enhancement, according to the San Francisco Police Department. The...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Hate crime California San Francisco Bay Area Crime San Francisco San Francisco Bay Golden Gate Bridge San Jose California
4 found dead in Sacramento; 1 arrested in San Francisco
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police detained a suspect in San Francisco just hours after finding four bodies, including two children, in a home 80 miles away in Sacramento.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police California Constable Sacramento California San Francisco San Jose California Police officer Police brutality
4 people, including 2 children, found dead in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police found four people, including two children, dead Thursday in a California home and a suspect was in custody, officials said.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police California Constable Sacramento California San Francisco San Jose California Police officer Walking
Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But it was only a temporary reprieve…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | California San Francisco Bay San Francisco Bay Area Tropical cyclone San Francisco Northern California Precipitation San Jose California
The Latest: Voluntary evacuations asked in California town
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local):
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | California San Bernardino County California California State Route 1 Inland Empire Southern California Interstate Highway System Pacific Ocean San Francisco
2 dead as storm lashes Southern California
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful Pacific storm blew into Southern and Central California on Friday with wind-driven heavy rains that downed power lines and electrocuted a man, killed a motorist in a submerged car and disrupted hundreds of flights…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | California Orange County California San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco San Francisco Bay Tropical cyclone California State Route 1 Southern California
Northern California restaurant fined for mislabeling fish
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California restaurant has been fined for mislabeling fish on its menu. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2llOK3J ) that according to a civil judgment announced Wednesday, Odeum in Morgan Hill must pay $120,000 and offer gift cards to any customer who ordered sole ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco Bay Area San Jose California Santa Clara County California California Morgan Hill California San Francisco Santa Clara Valley Henry W. Coe State Park
LIVE: 2,000-pound slab threatens to fall from S.F. building
San Francisco fire officials were evacuating at least five buildings Wednesday.
144 points by Daily News | Construction San Francisco Building Fire protection Occupancy Earthquake House Building code
Gaining some love: Penguins get Valentine's hearts for nests
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Penguins at a California aquarium got more than their daily helping of fish to celebrate Valentine's Day. Biologist Piper Dwight handed out red hearts to 14 African penguins at the California Academy of Sciences during a feeding Monday. Visitors took photos of the animals grabbing the ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | California Academy of Sciences San Francisco 1906 San Francisco earthquake Golden Gate Park Penguins Scientific organizations Water Penguin
San Francisco isn’t feeling the love
A war of words has erupted over a concert planned to mark the Summer of Love in San Francisco.The city at the center of the counterculture movement in the 1960s is gearing up for celebrations that included a “Summer of Love 50th Anniversary” concert that was to be a focal point of citywide cultural...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | San Francisco Summer of Love Haight-Ashbury Jefferson Airplane Golden Gate Park Hippie Janis Joplin Grateful Dead
Oakland Raiders DE Aldon Smith investigated in domestic incident
The Sports Xchange Oakland Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith could be in more trouble.
3 points by UPI | San Francisco 49ers United Press International Oakland Raiders San Francisco Domestic violence Report Violence San Francisco Chronicle
Raiders Aldon Smith investigated in domestic incident in San Francisco
Oakland Raiders defensive end Aldon Smith could be in more trouble after being investigated for a domestic incident over the weekend in San Francisco, according to multiple reports.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | San Francisco 49ers Oakland Raiders San Francisco Domestic violence Violence Crime San Francisco Chronicle Violence against women
California transgender parolee has sex-reassignment surgery
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A transgender woman has undergone sex-reassignment surgery, nearly two years after her lawsuit resulted in California becoming the first state to offer the operation to prison inmates. The San Francisco Chronicle says (http://bit.ly/2kvJgQm ) 53-year-old Michelle-Lael Norsworthy had the Medicare-funded surgery Friday in San Rafael. Norsworthy ...
42 points by The Washington Times | Transgender Sex reassignment surgery United States San Francisco San Francisco Chronicle Woman San Jose California California
After upheaval, California Coastal Commission selects veteran insider as new head
After a tumultuous year that included allegations of undue influence from wealthy developers and the firing of a popular leader, the California Coastal Commission has selected a new executive director. Jack Ainsworth, a career commission employee who has served as the acting director since his...
218 points by Los Angeles Times | California Orange County California San Francisco California State University California State Route 1 University of California Executive director The Commission
Move over, Big Mac, there’s a new sandwich in town
McDonald’s is planning to launch a crab sandwich in the San Francisco Bay area.
23 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | California San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco San Jose California San Francisco Bay San Francisco Giants Oakland Athletics Marin County California
McDonald's testing out crab sandwich in San Francisco area
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — McDonald's is planning to launch a crab sandwich in the San Francisco Bay area.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | California San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco San Francisco Giants San Jose California Oakland Athletics Crab San Francisco Bay
California retains drought measures, despite wet weather
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Water regulators in California on Wednesday extended what are now largely symbolic conservation measures lingering from the drought after the state has seen one of the wettest winters in years.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | San Francisco Bay Area California Marin County California Tropical cyclone San Francisco Bay San Francisco San Jose California Weather
Coalition calls for end to California drought emergency
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A coalition of state and local leaders is pressing California to lift restrictions on urban water use in the wettest winter for years to drench the state. Republican State Sen. Jim Nielsen of Northern California said Tuesday that he wants Gov. Jerry Brown to end a ...
1 points by The Washington Times | California San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area California State Route 1 United States State Marin County California Arizona
Raw: New Calif. Storm Brings Flooding, Mudslides
The latest storm in the wet California winter triggered street flooding and rockslides around the San Francisco Bay Area. South of San Francisco, one of several rock and mudslides overturned a pickup truck on a state route near Santa Cruz. (Feb. 7)         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | San Francisco Bay Area United States California San Francisco User Login San Jose California San Francisco Bay
San Francisco to offer free community college tuition
Allen ConeFeb. 7 (UPI) -- San Francisco will become the first city in the nation to offer free tuition at its community college to all residents starting in the fall.
127 points by UPI | New York City United States City College of New York United Press International San Francisco College San Francisco Board of Supervisors Million
San Francisco announces free community college for all residents
For all residents, regardless of income. “Even the children of the founders of Facebook,”       
80560 points by USA Today | Higher education San Francisco College United States Education Barry Bonds San Francisco Chronicle Herb Caen
How this janitor made almost $300K while sitting in a closet
A BART janitor in San Francisco who raked in $271,000 in a single year, based largely on overtime work, was captured on video disappearing into a storage closet at one of the stops and — at times — spending hours a day there. KTVU requested surveillance video to observe how Liang Zhao Zhang would spend...
-2 points by New York Post | San Francisco San Francisco Chronicle Working time English Channel
California Republicans want to put the brakes on the bullet train
Good morning. It’s Tuesday, Feb. 7, and here’s what’s going on around California: TOP STORIES Putting brakes on the bullet train? The long-troubled California bullet train project is facing yet another roadblock — this time from Washington, D.C. State congressional Republicans “have asked the Trump...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | California Los Angeles San Francisco Los Angeles County California Arson The Times Southern California United States
Riding the Rails to the Summer of Love
Nina Burleigh retraces her family’s rail adventure across half the continent to Haight-Ashbury, the epicenter of the counterculture movement in 1967.
1232 points by The New York Time | Summer of Love Haight-Ashbury Hippie Amtrak San Francisco
Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near The Geysers, Calif.
A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Monday evening two miles from The Geysers, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:39 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Clearlake, Calif., 13 miles...
7 points by Los Angeles Times | California United States Geological Survey Earthquake Earth San Jose California Prime number Epicenter San Francisco
Transients plead guilty in killings of tourist, yoga teacher
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two transients pleaded guilty Monday to murder in the deaths of a Canadian tourist who was camping in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park during a music festival and a yoga teacher walking his dog on a…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Pleas Haight-Ashbury San Francisco Law Prison Life imprisonment Criminal law Hiking
Californians pay a lot for electricity they don't need
Good morning. It’s Monday, Feb. 6, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Sticker shock California has a big and growing glut of electric power, an investigation by the Los Angeles Times has found. The state’s power plants are on track to be able to produce at least 21% more...
16 points by Los Angeles Times | California San Francisco Bay Area Los Angeles San Francisco Southern California Donald Trump Los Angeles County California The Los Angeles Times
97 US firms, including Apple & Google, lean on Trump travel ban in court
Nearly 100 American firms, including tech giants Apple, Google and Microsoft, have filed a legal brief supporting a case challenging the so-called ‘Muslim ban’, saying the White House’s restriction “is inflicting substantial harm on US companies.” Read Full Article at RT.com
1120 points by Russia Today | United States President of the United States Appeal Donald Trump U.S. state San Francisco Ivana Trump Fred Trump
Who will pay for San Francisco’s $750 million tilting tower?
San Francisco's Millennium Tower was touted as the most luxurious tower in San Francisco. Its shine faded on May 10, 2016 when homeowners were informed that the building had sunk 16 inches into the earth and tilted over 15 inches at its tip and 2 inches at the base, according to suits filed by residents and the city of San Francisco.
290 points by The Denver Post | San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Bay San Francisco 49ers Real estate California Inch San Jose California
Anti-Trump protest in San Francisco draws thousands
Thousands of people protested Saturday outside San Francisco's City Hall against President Trump's travel ban and his plans to build a wall on the border with Mexico. It is the latest in a series of demonstrations across the San Francisco Bay area against Trump. The crowd chanted "No ban, no wall!"...
39 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco California United States San Francisco Bay Area San Jose California San Francisco Bay Immigration to the United States San Francisco Giants
End in sight for the western US drought
Pacific storms have brought much needed rain and snow to parched western states
55 points by Al Jazeera English | California United States North America Oregon Pacific Ocean San Francisco Alaska South America
Giant foam blob covers California streets — VIDEO
A bobbing sea of white foam spewed out of a Northern California airport hangar and flooded city streets on Friday.
83 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | San Francisco Bay Area California San Jose California San Francisco Bay San Francisco San Francisco International Airport San Jose Mercury News Golden Gate Bridge
That’s no snow: Sea of foam cascades from airport hangar
Television news footage late Friday afternoon showed little of the foam from Mineta San Jose International Airport that was several feet deep in spots and had taken up a city block earlier in the day.
92 points by The Denver Post | San Francisco Bay Area California San Jose California San Francisco Bay San Francisco San Francisco International Airport San Jose Mercury News Golden Gate Bridge
Giant foam blob engulfs street, so naturally someone biked through it
"Someone had to do it."       
14237 points by USA Today | San Jose California California Caltrain San Francisco Bay Area Bicycle San Francisco Silicon Valley Santa Clara County California