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Hundreds denounce ‘zero tolerance’ border policy at SF rally | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 18, 2018
Protesters expressed outrage over the Trump administration’s practice of systematically separating immigrant children from their families and detaining them in so-called “tender age facilities” at the U.S. border at a » The post Hundreds denounce ‘zero tolerance’ border ...
San Francisco Gate | July 18, 2018
A woman from El Sobrante got more protein than she bargained for when she returned home from Costco with a package of salmon only to discover a live worm wriggling around on the fish's flesh, she told KRON4. Felicia Cipolla told the news station that she and her partner purchased the fish from the R...
San Francisco Gate | July 18, 2018
A traffic advisory was issued early Wednesday for the Golden Gate Bridge due to dense fog, officials said. The heavy mist was impacting early morning commuters on the Golden Gate Bridge in both northbound and southbound lanes, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission....
San Francisco Gate | July 18, 2018
One firefighter suffered undisclosed injuries battling the Ferguson Fire, which continues to burn within a few miles of Yosemite National Park, officials said Wednesday morning. The nature and extent of the firefighter’s injuries were not known, said Richard Eagan, a Cal Fire spok...
San Francisco Gate | July 18, 2018
A motorcyclist suffered major injuries Tuesday night when he sped into the rear of a car that had stopped at a Santa Rosa railroad crossing, authorities said. Santa Rosa police received several calls just before 7 p.m. reporting that a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and its driver were ...
San Francisco Gate | July 18, 2018
A man was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a large intersection Tuesday morning in San Francisco, authorities said. At 10 a.m., a 69-year-old man was crossing Sloat Boulevard at the intersection of 36th Avenue when a vehicle struck him, according to the San Francisco P...
San Francisco Gate | July 17, 2018
A Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputy was charged Monday in the fatal shooting of a woman attempting to evade officers after a low-speed chase that ended in neighboring San Joaquin County. In a rare case of prosecuting a law enforcement officer for an on-duty shooting, the San Joaq...
San Francisco Gate | July 17, 2018
A massive pyrocumulus cloud billowed above the western edge of Yosemite National Park Sunday as the Ferguson Fire raced across a parched landscape.
San Francisco Gate | July 17, 2018
A plane crashed Tuesday morning in a meadow near California State Route 267 between Truckee and Northstar California Resort, causing major traffic slowdowns, officials said. The pilot called air traffic control at about 7:35 a.m. Tuesday saying there was engine trouble, said Office...
San Francisco Gate | July 17, 2018
Central California is slowly collapsing under its own weight as farmers suck out groundwater, emptying vast subterranean aquifers and disrupting one of the state's key water-delivery networks.
San Francisco Gate | July 17, 2018
Authorities say a rock climber died on the John Muir Trail in Kings Canyon National Park in Central California and another was trapped amid severe monsoonal weather conditions.
San Francisco Gate | July 17, 2018
All lanes of the northbound Highway 101 connection to Highway 92 East in San Mateo are closed Tuesday morning after a fiery collision involving an overturned big rig late Monday. California Highway Patrol officials have issued a severe traffic alert, and the connector ramp between 1...
San Francisco Gate | July 17, 2018
A deadly inferno raging near the border of Yosemite National Park continued to grow Tuesday as firefighters prepared for the worst with unfavorable weather expected over the next few days, officials said. The Ferguson Fire, which started Friday night, burned to 12,525 acres in steep...
State Democratic Party snubs Feinstein, endorses de Leon for U.S. Senate | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 16, 2018
Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s reelection campaign dismissed the snub she received Saturday from the California Democratic Party, which endorsed her challenger, state Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles, in the » The post State Democratic Party snubs Feinstein, endorses de Leon for U.S. Sena...
San Francisco Gate | July 16, 2018
The amazing thing about the 35 people who swam for miles in the San Francisco Bay on Sunday — besides that they swam for miles in the San Francisco Bay — is that they came out of the water soiled only by saltwater. Maybe some seaweed. No sewage clung to their hair. No oil tarred...
San Francisco Gate | July 16, 2018
Coyote activity increases and sightings become more common in spring and summer when they're raising young and searching for food.
San Francisco Gate | July 16, 2018
Austin, Dylan and Garrett Murtha set out June 28 to hike the entire PCT south from the Canadian border when they began to scramble down a granite face as storm clouds approached last week, said Greg Murtha, the boys' father.
San Francisco Gate | July 16, 2018
A mountain lion was spotted walking around the backyard of a San Mateo home Monday morning, authorities said. San Mateo police officers responded to the call at about 9:30 a.m. and proceeded to search for the animal, which was estimated to be about 80 pounds, said Peter Tira, a spo...
San Francisco Gate | July 16, 2018
The air quality in Yosemite National Park reached unhealthy levels Monday morning as smoke from the Ferguson Fire raging in a remote on the parks western edge choked the valley.
San Francisco Gate | July 16, 2018
Victor Hayes, who was attacked along with his girlfriend in East Sacramento, told the Mercury News the assailant, then known as the East Area Rapist, may have been specifically targeting him. Hayes' hunch is due to a disturbing sentence he says the rapist whispered to him during the attack.
San Francisco Gate | July 16, 2018
A wildfire burning outside Yosemite National Park more than doubled in size overnight, exploding to 9,266 acres and sending smoke but not flames into the park, fire officials said Monday morning. The Ferguson Fire, burning in steep, rugged terrain west of the park in Sierra National...
San Francisco Gate | July 16, 2018
A Redlands woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with the stabbing of a man last week, and now police may have a clearer picture of what may have caused the attack.
San Francisco to tackle youth, family homelessness by 2023 | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 15, 2018
The City’s Department on Homeless and Supportive Housing plans to reduce youth homelessness by half and end family homelessness completely in the next five years, but services for the City’s » The post San Francisco to tackle youth, family homelessness by 2023 appeared first on The Sa...
Billboard on I-80 altered overnight to say ‘We make kids disappear’ -ICE | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 15, 2018
A billboard in Emeryville was vandalized overnight, and the group of activists responsible changed the wording from “We make junk disappear,” to “We make kids disappear,” -ICE. They also filmed » The post Billboard on I-80 altered overnight to say ‘We make ki...
Right-wing group clashes with anti-facists at British Consulate demonstration | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 15, 2018
A brawl erupted in downtown San Francisco Saturday afternoon when a small group of less than 10 right-wing protesters led by controversial organizer Amber Cummings clashed with anti-fascist demonstrators. Cummings, » The post Right-wing group clashes with anti-facists at British Consulate...
San Francisco Examiner | July 15, 2018
San Mateo County sued McKesson Corp. and two other drug distribution companies in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday, accusing the firms of creating a public nuisance by fueling the nation’s » The post San Mateo County Sue’s McKesson, drug distributors over role in opioid crisis ...
San Francisco Gate | July 15, 2018
A deadly wildfire burning in the steep, rugged forestland along the Merced River west of Yosemite National Park quadrupled in size overnight — to 4,000 acres — and containment dropped to just 2 percent, fire officials said Sunday. High temperatures and the steep terrain made fir...
Aria Sa’id a force for change among trans women of color | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 14, 2018
“The Trump administration has been very vocal about stripping away rights and laws that affirm trans people — and it’s very odd, because 10 years ago, no one even mentioned » The post Aria Sa’id a force for change among trans women of color appeared first on The San Francisco ...
Queer Land Trust working to preserve affordable housing, stop displacement of the LGBT community | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 14, 2018
A land trust is seeking to raise $5 million to purchase property to conserve LGBT strongholds in and around San Francisco, starting with the building housing the Sausage Factory restaurant. » The post Queer Land Trust working to preserve affordable housing, stop displacement of the LGBT c...
SF Bay Times celebrates 40th anniversary, unity between gay and lesbian communities | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 14, 2018
The San Francisco Bay Times was founded forty years ago by gay men and women — together. That was an intentional focus for the small, local LGBT newspaper, said current » The post SF Bay Times celebrates 40th anniversary, unity between gay and lesbian communities appeared first on The S...
Oakland activist-advocate Kin Folkz defines intersectionality | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | July 14, 2018
“We forget that, when we’re in the street and celebrating Pride, there are a lot of people who can no longer attend who actually helped to create a lot of » The post Oakland activist-advocate Kin Folkz defines intersectionality appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
San Francisco Gate | July 14, 2018
State Controller Betty Yee was injured Friday by a suspected impaired driver in a collision in Alameda, the California Highway Patrol said. Yee and her husband were passengers in an unmarked car being driven by a CHP officer around 3:25 p.m. near the Posey Tube and Marina Village Pa...
San Francisco Gate | July 14, 2018
A top Oakland official accused city lawmakers of violating their oaths of office for enacting an ordinance that defies the City Charter and their own legal counsel. The dispute is over which powers the new civilian-run Police Commission should have. Last week, the Oakland City Counc...
San Francisco Gate | July 14, 2018
The 23-year-old Oregon woman who was last seen south of Half Moon Bay last week was found alive and taken to a hospital after a search and rescue team found her vehicle over a cliff off Highway 1on Friday evening, officials said. Angela Hernandez’s relatives told police they belie...
San Francisco Gate | July 14, 2018
Angela Hernandez sat injured and dazed for seven days on a small craggy beach at the bottom of a cliff along central California’s picturesque coastline, surviving on water from her wrecked Jeep’s radiator, anxiously hoping someone would find her. Help came on Friday when a pair...
San Francisco Gate | July 13, 2018
A serial sexual assault suspect who preyed on San Francisco women by posing as a driver for a ride-hailing service was nabbed following a months-long police investigation, officials announced Friday. Orlando Vilchez Lazo, 37, was booked Thursday in San Francisco Jail on suspicion of...
San Francisco Gate | July 13, 2018
A sewage treatment plant near Lake Merced Park was evacuated late Friday morning as San Francisco Fire officials respond to a hazmat situation, authorities said. Just before noon, officials sent out a text notification to avoid the area of 3500 Great Highway, where the Oceanside Wat...
San Francisco Gate | July 13, 2018
Over 30,000 Instagram users have reported that they can not access the social media app and the company said it is working to fix the issue.
San Francisco Gate | July 13, 2018
A mother deer spotted with her jaw stuck in a jar for several days in Placer County has been tranquilized, treated by wildlife officials and released, much to the relief of nearby residents who'd been monitoring the doe with concern for several days. The deer was spotted in Copper Gap, a fairly rura...
San Francisco Gate | July 13, 2018
Hundreds of skateboarders from across the Bay Area congregated in San Francisco's Mission District on Dolores Street to celebrate "hill bombing," the utterly epic sport of racing down a hill as fast as you possibly can.
San Francisco Gate | July 13, 2018
A large fire broke out late Thursday night in Chico, burning about 150 acres in about six hours, officials said. The Chico Fire Department responded to the Stoney Fire at about 10:45 p.m. in the Canyon Oaks area just south of Bidwell Park, officials said. The California Department ...
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
"I've been a renter all my life," San Francisco's new mayor London Breed said in her inauguration speech Wednesday. "So many of my friends have left San Francisco. I don't want to see this happen to the next generation."
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
Residents of Auburn are concerned about a mother deer whose head appears to be stuck in a peanut butter jar, they say. The high temperatures in interior parts of Northern California are a particular cause for concern among the residents who have spotted the deer and are concerned she'll get dehydrat...
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
A collision involving a sedan and motorcycle Thursday morning caused one lane to shut down on Interstate 80 toward San Francisco, authorities said. A black Chevy Impala and blue motorcycle crashed about 8:40 a.m. on the interstate near the Fremont Street off-ramp in San Francisco, a...
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
Looking at data from the U.S. Census Bureau, RentCafe found the number of San Francisco families with children who own their homes has dropped dramatically, while an increasing number are renting.
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
Video footage from businesses along Highway 1 helped San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office investigators determine that a missing 23-year-old Oregon woman — previously believed to have disappeared in Santa Cruz or San Mateo counties — drove as far south as Monterey County, officials said Thursday....
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
An Acura dealership near Lake Merritt is scheduled to be demolished later this month to make way for a new residential tower. Tipster Pawel D. pointed out the demolition notices posted around the Oakland Acura dealership at 277 27th St., which were posted on June 29. The signs indicate demolition wi...
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
An inferno that burned from California into Oregon over the last week is expected to be fully under control by Sunday as firefighters established containment lines overnight, officials said. The Klamathon Fire, which started July 5 in Siskiyou County, was 70 percent contained Thursd...
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
President Trump, who has referred to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as a “bad court” that was biased against him, now has his judicial appointment on the court — a former Hawaii attorney general supported by every Senate Democrat and opposed by a majority of Republicans. ...
San Francisco Gate | July 12, 2018
Bill Watrous, whose crisp and graceful playing made him one of the world’s most respected trombonists, died July 3 at a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 79. His sister, Sheila Watrous Wright, confirmed the death but did not specify the cause. Watrous was heard ofte...