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Back in 2010, San Francisco-born-and-raised Marvin Lau was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC), a rare type of cancer that affects the head and neck. He underwent years of chemotherapy, and it was during those difficult moments of uncertainty that he had time to think about the important ...
And one of those events will be right here in San Francisco. An estimated 100,000 people marched from Civic Center to the Embarcadero in 2017. The route for the 2018 march will be the same: Starting at Civic Center Plaza for a rally with speakers. Once that ends, the actual march will head down market ...
Residents of the Bay Area will have the opportunity to see the Go-Go's musical "Head Over Heels" before it comes to Broadway. The Curran Theater in San Francisco will host the production from April 10 to May 6 to start off the theater's first full season after being renovated. Set to the music of the Go-Go's, ...
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2013, file photo, anti-gentrification protesters temporarily block a shuttle bus full of tech workers at a Mission District public bus stop in San Francisco. Northern California authorities say multiple shuttle buses transporting Apple and Google employees had windows broken with ...

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San Francisco's strict short-term home rental laws just kicked in on Wednesday, and are already having a big effect on SF-based Airbnb. Listing plunged from over 10,000 to around 5,500, dropping around 4,760 listings, the site told the San Francisco Chronicle. Wednesday midnight was the deadline for ...
Previously available from San Francisco only via a stop in someplace like Tokyo or Seoul, Singapore is now accessible via non-stop flights offered by Singapore airlines and United. Singapore now flights the route using an Airbus A350, United, with a with a Boeing Dreamliner 787-9. Google Flights lists ...
San Francisco (CBS SF) -- The fight over development along the San Francisco waterfront is going to court with local residents who voted for Prop B getting support from a surprising place: Los Angeles. In June of 2014, supporters of Proposition B promised local control of the waterfront, with ...
Irene Chan is talking to ABC7 News after a sea lion bit her knee while she was swimming at Aquatic Park in San Francisco Thursday. (KGO-TV). KGO. By Melanie Woodrow. Friday, January 12, 2018 06:05PM. San Francisco (KGO) --. Irene Chan is talking to ABC7 News after a sea lion bit her knee while she was ...
After receiving 6,960 entries from 35 states across the country, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC), presented by BevMo!, has once again successfully narrowed thousands of wines down to an exclusive few. In the second week of January, 67 independent judges from a variety of fields ...
A Lufthansa flight from Germany circled San Francisco International Airport for 30 minutes Friday afternoon before being able to land at Oakland International Airport to refuel. Flight 454 from Frankfurt, Germany was scheduled to arrive at SFO at 1:20 p.m. but dense foggy conditions in the area prevented the ...
A San Francisco police officer accused of sexually assaulting a person while they were unconscious last year was arraigned in court this afternoon, where he entered a plea. Justin McCall, a 30-year-old San Francisco resident, pleaded not guilty to sexual penetration of an unconscious person and sexual ...
public health officials said Friday that an outbreak of norovirus has caused at least 57 people, 53 students and four teachers, to fall ill at McKinley Elementary school in San Francisco. "McKinley started noticing students with a pattern of symptoms that were suspicious for norovirus when school re-opened ...
Publicly, Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, says the vast majority of its autonomous vehicle testing is taking place in five cities: Mountain View, California; Austin, Texas; Kirkland, Washington; Phoenix, Arizona; and most recently, Detroit, Michigan. But it would seem the company ...
HAYWARD (CBS SF) -- The family of a San Francisco Uber driver who disappeared last May confirmed Wednesday that remains found in an East Bay warehouse were those of Piseth Chhay. In a text, a Chhay family spokesman said authorities used DNA to confirm that a body that was found in June was ...

A video circulating on social media is raising questions about an armored vehicle that hit a tree in San Francisco. The tree fell following the collision and needs to be replaced. The vehicle operated by Garda World was in a bike lane at the time. The bike lanes are new and important to neighbors who keep a ...
"To be honest, there's something really attractive about the idea of moving to San Francisco and just being a mom," Williams admits. And while the tennis superstar seems even more excited to get back on the court, future time in the Bay Area seems inevitable. In order to help Williams find the best activities ...
An Aeromexico plane nearly landed on the wrong runway at San Francisco International Airport and the Federal Aviation Administration is now investigating the incident, officials confirmed Wednesday. The incident was reported Tuesday when Aeromexico Flight 688 from Mexico City was given clearance ...
Lawyers for the South Bay couple who snatched up San Francisco's prestigious Presidio Terrace street in a 2015 tax auction -- only to have the Board of Supervisors reverse the sale ... San Francisco Chronicle columnists Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross appear Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays. Matier ...
The killer was never caught. He was dubbed the Zodiac killer because some of his cryptograms included astrological symbols and references. Duffy Jennings covered the killings for the Chronicle and grew close to Toschi. Jenning said Toschi visited the San Francisco murder scene on the anniversary of ...
A Bay Area couple paid $90,000 for one of the most exclusive streets in San Francisco. In November, city leaders voted to reverse the sale. Now the couple is suing the city to win their street back. They launched a GoFundMe page to finance the legal action.
The unit itself saw a "complete gut rehab" recently, which may or may not sound appealing, depending on your San Francisco sensibilities. The ad promotes the use of exposed brick "like Brooklyn" and says the building exterior is "like London," which again may not be the best local approach. It is a pretty ...
Roll out: On the local front, former Supervisor Angela Alioto's stage-managed submission of her San Francisco mayoral campaign papers was the best political theater I have seen in years. It looked like the wedding party, with Alioto surrounded by guys in black suits and white shirts and a contingent of ...
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San Francisco -- police in Hercules are investigating a fake 911 call that sent police to a residence in late December, CBS San Francisco reports. On Dec. 27, officers with the Hercules police department responded to the scene. Police said the caller told the dispatcher he heard gunshots and heard his ...
Approved retailers in San Francisco started selling marijuana for recreational use on Saturday, prompting people to line up early to buy pot. ... A handful of medical marijuana dispensaries in San Francisco have received temporary state licenses to sell pot to anyone 21 and older with a state issued ID, ...
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. This is who broke the ceiling and who ...
"It fires us up," Smith said. "Certainly there are days where it's hard not to get discouraged. But people here are so pissed at Trump and so pissed at McClintock. We see replacing McClintock as a way of stopping Trump's agenda until we can replace him." Joe Garofoli is The San Francisco Chronicle's senior ...
The Salesforce Tower looms above San Francisco. The skyscraper, which is expected to open in early 2018, will be by far the tallest building in the city. At 1,070 feet (326 meters) it will be more than 200 feet taller than the Transamerica Pyramid Center, which has been San Francisco's tallest building since ...
The first crash occurred at 8:44 a.m. at Geary and Arguello boulevards. police say two officers were involved in the collision and were transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. An officer responding to the initial crash was then involved in a collision with a vehicle at Geary Boulevard and 3rd ...
Medithrive was one of six San Francisco dispensaries licensed to start selling recreational cannabis on Saturday. It was an especially proud moment for Breyburg and his co-founder Sasha Protitsa. Their dispensary closed during the Obama Justice Department crackdown in 2011. They reopened after ...
San Francisco (AP) -- The Latest on California's legalization of recreational marijuana (all times local):(all times local):. ___. 10:25 a.m.. Marijuana dispensaries in San Francisco have begun selling recreational pot for the first time. Six dispensaries confirmed Saturday that they're selling recreational ...
Though the building is safe to occupy, an investigation found that gaps in the walls may present risks in the event of a fire. San Francisco city building inspectors have issued a violation notice against Millennium Tower, prompting it to provide a fix.
San Francisco acting Mayor London Breed signaled her intent to become an official mayoral candidate in the June election, pulling her nomination papers at the ... Last week, a group called the San Francisco Progressive Alliance inundated the supervisors and their aides with emails, urging them to pick an ...
San Francisco -- A judge on Tuesday sentenced an Antioch man to life in prison for a 2013 attack at San Francisco's Gift Center & JewelryMart that killed two people and injured a third. Barry White, Jr., 27, was sentenced to two consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole and an additional life ...
The man in the Santa Claus hat strolls up to a station wagon parked in San Francisco, pulls out a handgun and opens fire on the car, a surveillance video shows. Just after Christmas, on Dec. 27, city police video shows the faux Santa firing at a Dodge Magnum in the Tenderloin District. The driver speeds off ...
San Francisco -- A magnitude 4.4 earthquake centered on the Hayward fault near the UC-Berkeley campus jolted the Bay Area awake early Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. CBS San Francisco reports the quake struck at 2:39 a.m. and was felt throughout the East Bay, North Bay and ...
police are searching for a man wearing a Santa hat who allegedly shot at occupants of a vehicle in San Francisco. The shooting was reported around 8 a.m. Christmas Day on Eddy Street, in the city's Tenderloin District. police said the car took off following the shooting and no victims have come forward.
San Francisco (CBS SF) -- San Francisco officials Thursday touted a record-low number of traffic deaths in the city in 2017 as proof that its Vision Zero goal of making streets safer and eliminating traffic deaths by 2024 is on the right track. There were 20 fatalities on San Francisco streets last year, the ...
The 20 traffic-related deaths that occurred in San Francisco in 2017 mark the fewest number of people killed on city streets since 2010, when there were 24 deaths. It's also 10 fewer deaths than the 30 that occurred in 2016 and the 31 recorded in each of the prior two years. The city first began counting fatal ...
In "Vertigo" (1958), Alfred Hitchcock's depiction of San Francisco is so specific that it's possible, six decades later, for viewers who know the film to stand on street corners and guess with accuracy where he placed his camera -- even in spots where the buildings no longer exist. That precision is explored, ...
While light rain fell in the Bay Area Wednesday, dozens of flights were canceled at San Francisco International Airport Thursday as an unusual winter storm, dubbed the bomb cyclone, intensified over parts of the East Coast. By mid-morning, 72 flights to and from airports in the Northeast, including Boston, ...
It takes a lot to go outside during the cold winter months -- unless, of course, it involves getting some good old-fashioned comfort food. To help overcome the chill, Yelp shared a list of the most popular comfort food restaurants in San Francisco, with dishes that go beyond your basic bowl of soup.
(San Francisco) -- A preliminary magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook San Francisco Bay Area residents out of their slumber early Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's epicenter was 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Berkeley, California. The earthquake had a preliminary depth of 8 miles (13 ...
As SFGate notes, "San Francisco and most Bay Area cities will receive up to a quarter inch of rain, while North Bay valley will get up to three-quarters of an inch." The damp weather should last until Saturday. And be on the lookout for thunder and lightning come Wednesday evening. As of today, however, ...
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Los Angeles Rams defensive end Ethan Westbrooks prior to a NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG). By Keith Birmingham | ...
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