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A damaged vehicle is seen in San Francisco after crashing into a building on Monday, Feb. ... An Oakland man was arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of hit-and-run after the vehicle he was driving collided with another vehicle and then crashed into a building in San Francisco, police said.
14 years have passed since San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom authorized the first same-sex marriages in the city. The decision proved ... 11: The California Supreme court orders San Francisco to immediately stop performing same-sex marriages while it reviews the legality of Newsom's authority.

A thief broke into her car in San Francisco just a few months ago, stealing her backpack and iPad. But Andy Hodge, the founder and CEO of Owl, may have just the thing to stop car thieves in their tracks. "We said: could we take those same features you have in a home security system and bring them to the ...
According to San Francisco police officers on scene, the fence fell on two people crossing the street at 23rd Street and San Jose Avenue around 2:15 in the afternoon. According to the National Weather Service, that's around the same time wind gusts peaked, at almost 40 miles per hour, in San Francisco.
San Francisco (CBS SF) -- A $2 million settlement has been reached between the San Francisco City Attorney's Office and two landlords accused of cramming veterans into illegal and unsafe housing, the city attorney's office announced today. The settlement was reached on Feb. 5 before a trial was ...
Haight and Ashbury is a simple cross. Hyde and Lombard, a cross with a squiggly tail. And Mission and Geneva seems to depict a falling stick figure. When extracted from their contexts, San Francisco intersections look like hieroglyphs. Peter Gorman designed maps that depict some of San Francisco's most ...

Major Bay Area transit projects hoping for federal help include the BART extension to downtown San Jose and Santa Clara and Caltrain's extension to the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco. "We're certainly trying to find common ground with the administration on infrastructure funding," High-Speed ...
Board of Supervisors President London Breed and State Senator Scott Wiener held a joint press conference this morning promoting Wiener and Canoga Park Senator Henry Stern's new bill that, according to the lawmakers, will help save the most troubled of San Francisco's homeless population from ...
A 42-year-old San Francisco man died while operating a garbage truck in Potrero Hill, authorities said Monday. Jeremy Gordon, of San Francisco, was killed about 6 a.m. Friday on the 800 block of Potrero Avenue, police said. "He was by himself. Something caused him to get into a collision with the vehicle ...
The San Francisco Giants have a very evident group of guys at the top of the list for 2018. But there are some fringe spots available. Last spring a few of the San Francsico Giants non-roster invites ended up making the club at one point or another. None stuck at the big league level, but a few guys made a ...
However, before the van was officially deemed stolen, he spotted it near Highway 101 in San Francisco, followed it and contacted the police. Laguana claims there was back and forth but said that because of state laws surrounding stolen rental vehicles, there was little they could do. This prompted ...
San Francisco isn't really known for the height of its skyline, and nothing makes that more clear than the newly opened Salesforce Tower. At 1070 feet and 61 stories high, Salesforce Tower is by far the tallest building in the tech metropolis. It stands out as the highest point on the skyline when viewed from both inside the city ...
Three suspects were taken into custody Sunday after leading law enforcement units on a high-speed chase from the South Bay to San Francisco, according to officials. The chase began just before 9:40 a.m. when the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department received a report of a suspicious vehicle with ...
One pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries and another pedestrian was hurt after they were struck by falling debris in San Francisco Sunday afternoon, according to fire officials. The debris that hit the pedestrians may have come from a construction site in the area of San Jose Avenue and 23rd Street, ...
San Francisco (KPIX 5) -- A strong gust of wind knocked over construction fencing in San Francisco's Mission District Sunday afternoon, injuring two people including a man who is in critical condition. The two people were walking by the construction site at the intersection of 23rd Street and San Jose ...
San Francisco's bomb squad rushed to a Cole Valley street corner Friday after trash collectors stumbled upon a grenade during a scheduled pickup. police and firefighters also responded to 17th and Shrader streets after receiving a report of a "suspicious device" at 10:17 a.m., said Officer Giselle Linnane, ...
San Francisco is planning to open two safe injection sites this summer, which city health officials say could help get drug users off the streets into enclosed, supervised centers.

This undated image shows a San Francisco police Department logo on a cop car. (KGO-TV). KGO. Wednesday, February 07, 2018 09:42PM. San Francisco (KGO) --. police in San Francisco are reopening streets Wednesday evening after an incident involving a domestic violence suspect barricaded inside a home was ...
San Francisco (KPIX 5) -- San Francisco Interim Mayor Mark Farrell is feeling some backlash after a letter surfaced suggesting his new job could potentially benefit his company. Less than a month on the job and Farrell is on the hot seat over his relationship with Thayer Ventures, a tech investment firm ...
It may be hard to imagine today, but San Francisco was once full of neon signs. The city was right up there with places like New York, Los Angeles and even Las Vegas when it came to neon. market Street alone had hundreds of signs lighting up the night. "Every commercial corridor was just studded with ...
San Francisco is taking a gamble, of course, since it's a violation of state and federal law to operate a facility where people consume illicit drugs. But with even the American Medical Assn. now on record supporting safe injection pilot projects, California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra has good reason not to ...
The ample decks of this newly built, multi-level home in Tiburon, California, provide 180-degree views that extend from Mount Tam and the Belvedere Lagoon to Angel Island, both towers of the Golden Gate Bridge and downtown San Francisco. That same sense of scale also translates to the home's interior ...
"This type of claim probably would not have been taken as seriously five years ago, but now people are willing to challenge authority and take into account the claims of people dispossessed by society," said Ben Rothstein, an attorney at San Francisco's high-powered Keker, Van Nest & Peters law firm who ...
San Francisco (CBS SF) -- Good Samaritans and wildlife rescue workers attempted to come to the aid of an injured sea lion Wednesday after it was discovered floundering in the waters of San Francisco's Aquatic Park. The sea lion appears to have two large wounds on its head and body. It floated for ...
San Francisco (CBS SF) -- The latest workout craze is taking downward dog to new highs at a San Francisco fitness studio where Yoga teachers and students are lighting up joints before class. In the wake of recreational marijuana being legalized in California, some yoga teachers are taking advantage ...
San Francisco (CBS SF) -- San Francisco city leaders are celebrating $10 million in state funding for two new Navigation Centers to help the homeless in the city's southeast neighborhoods and near the South of market and Mission District. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to accept and ...
California's unseasonably dry winter suggests a bleak outlook for the state's rainy season, and in the San Francisco Bay Area, where we haven't seen a drop of rain in nearly two weeks, many are wondering: "When will we ever get another storm?" climate models that forecast the weather two weeks ahead ...
The San Francisco Armory, perhaps the only historic SF building with a more colorful and unpredictable history than the prison on Alcatraz Island, is now set to transition to the next phase of its ever more unpredictable life after chic London-based nightlife company Soho House purchased it for $65 million ...
Last year, over 100 people died in San Francisco of drug overdose, according to a report published by the city's Safe Injection Services Task Force. More than 100 peer-reviewed studies on safe injection sites -- otherwise known as supervised consumption facilities -- have consistently shown them to be ...
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San Francisco ranks as the world's 5th most congested city in terms of traffic and the 3rd worst in the United States, according to analytics firm INRIX, which studied statistics from 2017. According to the analysis, San Francisco drivers averaged 79 hours sitting in traffic jams during peak travel times last year.
Erin Ge, visiting San Francisco from Orlando, Fla., with her husband and two friends, knew about the city's auto-burglary problem. So when they parked near Alamo Square to take some photos Thursday, they took their IDs and other valuables with them. But when Ge's husband tried to find their vehicle, ...
San Francisco (KRON)-A recent report found that San Francisco is one of the worst cities when it comes to illegal sex activities at massage parlors. According to anti-human trafficking organization Polaris, on average there are around 200 illicit massage parlors in both San Francisco and San Jose each ...
A San Francisco bicyclist is suffering from life-threatening injuries after colliding into a parked car Saturday morning. (Published Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018). A San Francisco bicyclist is suffering from life-threatening injuries after colliding into a parked car Saturday morning. Officials say the adult male bicyclist collided in the ...
"We think this is a welcome development for San Francisco," said Cassandra Costello, vice president for public policy for San Francisco Travel. "It will not only support the convention market but also create hotel jobs and affordable housing, something that will benefit workers in the hospitality industry.".
San Francisco City Hall will be lit in gold Sunday night, and so will Coit Tower, but not in honor of Super Bowl Sunday. The golden light will mark a more auspicious date in the annals of San Francisco. Sunday is the 200th birthday of his imperial majesty, Norton I, emperor of the United States and protector ...
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner warms up before the bottom of the second inning against the Oakland Athletics as a clock counts down time between innings Tuesday in Mesa, Ariz. Photo: Darron Cummings -- The Associated Press. Image 2 of 2. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish is just one of ...
A high-pressure system off the West Coast sent the mercury rising in the San Francisco Bay Area Friday with temperatures 10 to 20 degrees above normal and breaking records across the region. The spring-like weather is expected to continue through the weekend and beyond. San Francisco Airport hit 73 ...
A police officer faced a potentially deadly situation on Friday after a car break-in near Alamo Square in San Francisco. surveillance video captures two men breaking into a car on Pierce Street with a getaway driver behind the wheel of the car. police say undercover officers recognized the car as a known ...
January brought a chill to San Francisco and a freeze to its rental market, as four popular online rental platforms report that the median price of a room in the city remained stuck in the first month of 2018, moving hardly at all since the New Year. Of course, since these are all still the highest figures for new ...
This particular video shows two delivery men from Yosemite Meat Co. unloading pig carcasses from a truck at City Super, a San Francisco Chinatown grocery store. In the video, the men can be seen slinging the carcasses over their shoulders, much to the disgust of Allegra Johnson, the woman who shot ...
San Francisco (CBS SF) -- A student at a San Francisco high school was detained Friday afternoon after being caught on campus with a firearm, according to police. The San Francisco police Department received a call at approximately 12:25 p.m. reporting a student with a firearm at the Academy ...
Jump, which received its permit to operate an 18-month pilot in San Francisco in January, can only provide 250 of its station-less bikes in the city. Opening up those 250 bikes to Uber users in the city, in addition to the customers separately using the Jump app, would exacerbate demand in a city with more ...
A lot can happen in a week on San Francisco's molten-hot housing market. To keep caught up, every Friday Curbed SF examines the High & the Low, a look at the single most and least expensive publicly listed homes sold in San Francisco over the last seven days. Here's who broke the ceiling and who ...
There's no going back to the pulpy days when San Francisco was just a workaday town by a bay. But the city would like to preserve at least the memory of older times with the likes of Dashiell Hammett Place, an alley running a single block in Lower Nob Hill and bearing the esteemed noir scribbler's name ...
In one fell swoop, Airbnb made it a lot harder for folks to find vacation rentals in the Bay Area, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. For the last several years, the company has been at odds with its home city of San Francisco over rules and regulations involving registration. On Wednesday, January 17, ...
When the lights go down in the city Sept. 21, Journey will take the stage at San Francisco's AT&T Park. The rock band that formed in San Francisco back in 1973 and has become synonymous with the Bay Area announced Friday a concert tour with Def Leppard at North American stadiums and arenas.
A separate source told CNBC that no decision had been made, adding that one is unlikely to be made next week with Trump traveling to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Williams took over as the head of the San Francisco Fed in March 2011, succeeding current Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
In the San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco metro area, the unemployment rate was 2.2 percent in December. In 1999, it got as low as 2 percent. (Local rates are not seasonally adjusted. The statewide rate, unadjusted, was 4.1 percent in December). In the wake of the 2007-2009 recession, ...
According to Tomoyuki "Tomo" Yamane, Ippudo's director of corporate strategy, the San Francisco space will be "the flagship location of the West Coast." In terms of square footage, the San Francisco spot is one of the company's largest locations. Although the grand opening is slated for Jan. 28, Ippudo San ...


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