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Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 12, 2018
If you’re a parent, you have more than a full time job. You juggle work and kids’ schedules. You try to make sure they eat good food, get plenty of » The post Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
What it means to be a veteran on Veterans Day | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 12, 2018
Several years ago, I wrote an article on the meaning of Memorial Day for the San Francisco Examiner. You see, it’s common for lifelong civilians to conflate the meaning of » The post What it means to be a veteran on Veterans Day appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
Leading a bicycle coalition in San Francisco is a perilous ride | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 11, 2018
Riding a bike in San Francisco can be perilous. There are speeding cars and potholes. Then there is the politics of cycling, which can be as unforgiving as the road. » The post Leading a bicycle coalition in San Francisco is a perilous ride appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
Homeless app creator says city is stonewalling him | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 11, 2018
The CEO of a nonprofit that created a street response app being used in the Tenderloin to help those living on the street said he has hit a “stonewall” with » The post Homeless app creator says city is stonewalling him appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
San Francisco Gate | November 11, 2018
Red paper poppies dotted the sidewalks at Sunday’s Veterans Day Parade at Fisherman’s Wharf, tucked into the ponytails of young girls and handed to anybody who wanted one. The flowers, which gained popularity as a symbol of honor for fallen soldiers after the first World War, are traditionally w...
San Jose Marriott workers reach agreement to settle strike | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 10, 2018
Striking Marriott hotel workers in San Jose have ratified an agreement to end their 37-day labor dispute, union leaders announced Friday on social media. No details about the agreement with » The post San Jose Marriott workers reach agreement to settle strike appeared first on The San Fra...
SF fire officials investigate six overnight fires in Golden Gate Park as “suspicious” | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 10, 2018
The San Francisco Fire Department has launched an investigation into the causes of a total of six fires that broke out in Golden Gate Park over the past 24 hours.  » The post SF fire officials investigate six overnight fires in Golden Gate Park as “suspicious” appeared fi...
San Francisco Gate | November 10, 2018
Richmond police have arrested a suspect in connection with the slaying on Halloween of a 42-year-old man. Thadeus Colley was arrested Friday and booked for the killing of Jamaa Anderson, who was found outside a home in the 3100 block of Deseret Drive. “This was a difficult investigation,” Richmo...
San Francisco Gate | November 10, 2018
Smoky, gut-busting air continued to waft through the Bay Area on Saturday from the deadly wildfire in Butte County, reaching “very unhealthy” levels in some parts of the East Bay. A Spare the Air alert remains in effect through Monday. Residential fires are banned and driving is discouraged. Ear...
San Francisco Gate | November 10, 2018
The United States Geological Survey reports a preliminary magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck near Crockett, Calif. on Saturday, followed by an aftershock that shook the same area less than 10 minutes later. The first quake hit at 11:56 AM local time at a depth of 10 kilometers. The second, smaller quak...
Bad air dominates the Bay Area today | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 09, 2018
San Francisco school principals have instructed students to stay indoors, while bicyclists and others have donned masks to fend off the smoke-filled air that dominates the region Friday as three » The post Bad air dominates the Bay Area today appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
Gascon’s restraining order against protester raises free speech questions | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 09, 2018
The protester who has been ordered to stay away from District Attorney George Gascon defended his actions Wednesday and said the top prosecutor is attempting to restrict his right to » The post Gascon’s restraining order against protester raises free speech questions appeared first ...
Fires erupt in Golden Gate Park Friday evening | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 09, 2018
The San Francisco Fire Department “contained” one two-alarm fire by the park’s Polo Field on Martin Luther King Drive and Metson Road at about 6:15 p.m., according to fire department » The post Fires erupt in Golden Gate Park Friday evening appeared first on The San Francisco Examin...
Dungeness crab season faces delays in parts of state | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 09, 2018
The opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season has been delayed until at least Dec. 1 in the waters north of Bodega Head State Marine Reserve to the Sonoma/Mendocino county » The post Dungeness crab season faces delays in parts of state appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
Number of homeless veterans in SF declines by 4 percent | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 09, 2018
San Francisco’s population of homeless veterans has decreased by nearly 30 people since last year, according to the latest federal count released Thursday. Throughout the nation, the number of veterans » The post Number of homeless veterans in SF declines by 4 percent appeared first on ...
Long-delayed housing plan on Divisadero Street approved | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 09, 2018
A much-delayed plan to build new housing at 650 Divisadero Street finally has the green light from a city commission. The San Francisco Planning Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to » The post Long-delayed housing plan on Divisadero Street approved appeared first on The San Francis...
Judge denies motion to dismiss in murder trial | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 09, 2018
Santa Clara County Judge Linda Clark has thrown out a motion to disqualify a San Francisco Superior Court judge from ruling on a motion related to the murder trial of » The post Judge denies motion to dismiss in murder trial appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
San Francisco Gate | November 09, 2018
San Francisco firefighters are fighting two “fairly large fires” in Golden Gate Park. The fires broke out late Friday afternoon in the polo field in the park between Metson Road and Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. Just before 6 p.m. Friday, official...
San Francisco Gate | November 09, 2018
More than into the teeth of the wind, CHP's Golden Gate Air Operations is flying into the face of death and have the pictures to prove it. Giant plumes of smoke have created flying conditions with almost no visibility at the site of the Camp Fire in Butte County, but operations are continuing to hel...
San Francisco Gate | November 09, 2018
Smoke from the destructive Camp Fire in Butte County blanketed the Bay Area on Friday, forcing air quality officials to issue a red alert. The air quality — worse than notoriously smoggy Beijing — has even prompted some schools to close. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District rated air qua...
San Francisco Gate | November 09, 2018
Last month, SF Public Works tweeted a photo of a Mission District sidewalk that looked like someone's bedroom had just exploded. Household items that included mattresses, dressers and clothes were dumped across a good stretch of the block. It was soon cleaned but it's a scene far too commonplace in ...
San Francisco Gate | November 09, 2018
A fatal car accident Friday morning in Fairfield and prompted a severe traffic alert and closed a lane on Interstate 80 for hours, officials said. California Highway Patrol responded to the crash that left three people dead shortly after 5:30 a.m. on eastbound I-80 at State Road 12. The furthest rig...
Willie McCovey, who became a San Francisco institution, memorialized at AT&T Park | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 08, 2018
AT&T PARK — When Willie McCovey first arrived in San Francisco in 1959, he did what most ballplayers new to the city would do. He would go down to John » The post Willie McCovey, who became a San Francisco institution, memorialized at AT&T Park appeared first on The San Francis...
Marriott CEO speaks out about strike, rejects invitation to meet with city supervisors | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 08, 2018
Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson turned down an invitation by a city supervisor to attend a Board of Supervisors hearing in an effort to discuss an ongoing labor dispute that has » The post Marriott CEO speaks out about strike, rejects invitation to meet with city supervisors appeared first on ...
San Francisco Gate | November 08, 2018
In August, Alaina Housley packed her bags and left her childhood home in Napa. She was following in her father and mother’s footsteps all the way to Pepperdine University in Malibu to start her first year of college. But on Wednesday night, her dreams of pursuing music and becoming a lawyer ended...
San Francisco Gate | November 08, 2018
A pit bull mauled a small chihuahua to death in Dolores Park on Monday afternoon, police said.
San Francisco Gate | November 08, 2018
With smoke from the Camp Fire blanketing San Francisco and other Bay Area communities, some people are wondering if it's safe to go outside.
San Francisco Examiner | November 08, 2018
A large wildfire in Butte County that is sending smoke across the Bay Area has prompted an air quality advisory to be issued for today and Friday. The Bay Area » The post Smoke from Camp Fire triggers health warnings in Bay Area, SF appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
San Francisco Gate | November 08, 2018
Passengers were briefly evacuated from the MacArthur Station at the tail end of rush hour Thursday morning after a woman jumped in front of a moving train. A few of the commuters had tears in their eyes and were hugging on the street as they waited for buses to pick them up. “She acted like ... l...
San Francisco Gate | November 08, 2018
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff casually asked Elon Musk on Twitter Tuesday night if the Boring Co. could build underground tunnels in San Francisco to help with rapid transit.
Discrimination lawsuit alleging anti-Semitism at SF State dismissed by federal judge | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 07, 2018
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit accusing San Francisco State University of tolerating and fostering systemic anti-Semitism on campus. The lawsuit, filed last year by a group of » The post Discrimination lawsuit alleging anti-Semitism at SF State dismissed by federal judge ap...
San Francisco Gate | November 07, 2018
A Google employee died Monday after being hit by a company shuttle bus, police and Google officials said. The company on Wednesday identified the victim as Emily Hong, who worked in its finance department. “She brought an incredible spark to Google,” Gina Scigliano, a Google spokeswoman, said in...
San Francisco Gate | November 07, 2018
Time stops for no one, but with the passage of Proposition 7 on Tuesday night, it may stop shifting for California. The "Change Daylight Saving Time Period" ballot measure garnered about 60 percent of the state vote at on Nov. 6, effectively dropping the ball in the state legislature's court.
Galeria de la Raza lease talks with landlord break down | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 06, 2018
Talks over a new lease for longtime Mission District cultural fixture Galeria de la Raza have once again stalled, leaving its future uncertain. While the gallery, which has been at » The post Galeria de la Raza lease talks with landlord break down appeared first on The San Francisco Exami...
San Francisco Gate | November 06, 2018
What does it mean if you step onto a BART car and find rows of seat cushions thrown off and littering the ground, looking like an underground tornado hit? And how should you react?
San Francisco Gate | November 06, 2018
Voters rushed to the polls in record numbers around the Bay Area for Tuesday’s mid-term elections — many galvanized by frustrations over growing national political tensions and fierce debate over the region’s housing crisis. At City Hall in San Francisco, voting booths were immediately filled...
San Francisco Examiner | November 06, 2018
A fire burning at a recycling center in Brisbane is causing smoky skies in San Francisco, according to fire officials. Smoke from fire at the Recology facility at 501 Tunnel » The post Brisbane recycling facility fire causing smoky skies in SF appeared first on The San Francisco Examiner.
San Francisco Gate | November 06, 2018
From the Grand Canyon to the California coast, Meenakshi Moorthy and Vishnu Viswanath documented a life of travel and and natural beauty in their adopted homeland for more than 10,000 Instagram followers. The pair had immigrated to Silicon Valley from India. Moorthy described herself as the “high-...
San Francisco Gate | November 06, 2018
Stockton police are asking the public for help finding five children who went missing over the weekend. The five siblings are believed to have fled their Stockton foster home and were last seen Saturday around noon, according to a release from the Stockton Police Department.
San Francisco Gate | November 06, 2018
A fire at a garbage collection facility in San Francisco sent smoke wafting into southern parts of the city and across Highway 101 during the morning commute Tuesday, authorities said. Residents around the area, including in the Bayview-Hunters Point and Visitacion Valley neighborhoods, were warned ...
San Francisco Gate | November 06, 2018
William J. Murtagh, the first designated “keeper” of the National Register of Historic Places and a paladin among preservationists, died Oct. 28 in a retirement community in Sarasota, Fla. He was 95. The cause was congestive heart failure, said his nephew, Dean Murtagh. Hoping to reverse what he...
Two women seriously injured in Sunset District balcony collapse | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 05, 2018
Two women were injured shortly after midnight Saturday when a third-floor balcony collapsed in the Sunset District, according to fire officials. The balcony collapsed at 2020 Lawton St. between 26th » The post Two women seriously injured in Sunset District balcony collapse appeared first ...
Landlords accused of renting out illegal Airbnbs to pay SF $2.25M to settle lawsuit | San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner | November 05, 2018
Two landlords accused of running an “illicit hotel chain” on Airbnb have agreed to pay $2.25 million to settle a lawsuit with San Francisco, City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Monday. » The post Landlords accused of renting out illegal Airbnbs to pay SF $2.25M to settle lawsuit ap...
San Francisco Gate | November 05, 2018
We went out and talked to people living on the street and asked them, "Is San Francisco a friendly city to the homeless?"
San Francisco Gate | November 05, 2018
If it seems like you're getting more robocalls than ever, it's because you are. Here's a look at all the phone scams circulating in the Bay Area and beyond, including the San Francisco Chinese Embassy Scam.
San Francisco Gate | November 05, 2018
A missing hiker from Elk Grove, Calif., was found dead at the base of a cliff in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Alpine County Sheriff's Office reported Sunday.
San Francisco Gate | November 05, 2018
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Zynga founder Mark Pincus publicly sparred over a controversial proposal to fight homelessness in San Francisco.
San Francisco Gate | November 05, 2018
A fire in the Santa Cruz mountains that has been spewing heavy smoke throughout the area forced the California Highway Patrol to close Highway 9 in all directions Monday, authorities said. The Rincon fire was about 30 percent contained and spanned 17 acres near the Paradise Park neighborhood as of M...