When a white Mercedes was spray-painted with the letters “KKK” and set aflame on a residential street in Vacaville on Monday, the first reaction of some residents was not sympathy, but skepticism. Are you sure it’s not someone posing as a victim,...
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A woman was shot and killed Thursday afternoon on a typically quiet street in Walnut Creek, authorities said, prompting a citywide search for the gunman that continued into the evening. Upon arrival two minutes later, officers found the victim suffering...
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Two iron workers who were helping to construct a Facebook building in Menlo Park were injured after a “catastrophic failure” caused them to fall about 20 feet, authorities said. The two workers, whose names were not released, were standing on a steel...
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Three Sunnyvale police officers who shot and killed a mentally ill man armed with a knife two years ago were justified in their use of lethal force, the Santa Clara County district attorney has found. A report released Thursday by the district...
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A witness first spotted the cougar at 8:30 a.m. in the tree on the corner of East Cliff Drive and 17th Avenue, near the East Cliff Village Shopping Center. The area is surrounded by densely populated neighborhoods.
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An often raucous neighborhood meeting Monday evening in the Mission district drove one point loudly home — homelessness continues to be San Francisco’s most emotionally charged civic issue. Most people who got seats seemed to support the plan being...
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A developer has halted plans to construct an In-N-Out in Walnut Creek after extensive neighborhood opposition. Hall Equities Group announced on Wednesday that it had withdrawn its application for a conditional use permit at an empty lot on 2nd Ave. and...
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Big Lots Stores Inc. will pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that the discount chain mishandled hazardous waste, the Alameda County district attorney’s office said Thursday. According to the suit, employees put corrosive and ignitable...
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Courtroom foreign-language interpreters walked off their jobs in Alameda County on Wednesday and plan another one-day walkout Thursday in San Francisco, saying regional court officials are refusing to negotiate over changes in benefits that will cut into...
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A second cable car conductor has been arrested on charges of pocketing the popular system’s $7 fares rather than turning them in. David Reyes of San Francisco, 55, was arrested Wednesday evening by police officers and charged with embezzlement and theft...
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President Trump’s Twitter barrage directed at a federal judge who blocked his attempt to cut off funding to immigrant-protective sanctuary cities drew a sharp response Wednesday from officials in San Francisco and Santa Clara County, who were celebrating...
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Protesters and supporters of the right-wing provocateur vow to show up despite Coulter’s cancellation of her speech, and police plan to have a “high number of highly visible” officers on campus. Some, in largely anonymous Internet posts, called on...
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Police departments around the Bay Area are short-staffed, but the recent takeover robbery of a BART train car has raised new questions about the urgency of boosting the transit agency police force.
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United Airlines moved to staunch criticism — and any customer defections — by reaching a settlement Thursday with a passenger dragged off one of its planes two weeks ago and issuing new policies designed to prevent similar customer-service...
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"You cannot take the Silver and Black, put them in an air-conditioned dome in the desert, make them play on artificial turf within a stone's throw of the fountains of Caesar's Palace, and call them the Raiders," - Tom Hanks
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Students in the Novato Unified School District will get to sleep in a bit next year, now that the district's Board of Directors has approved later starting times at its schools.
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Police in San Francisco are searching for a female suspect Thursday, the day after a man was carjacked and robbed by a woman armed with a knife after he stopped for her in San Francisco's Mission District.
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San Francisco's status as one of the world's hubs for technology and innovation has meant that some of the largest and most successful startups and high-tech companies in history have grown out of the city. But what companies are at the forefront of...
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Venture-backed valet startup Luxe is shuttering its door-to-door service, which consisted of an app that requested a valet to take your car away until you needed to drive again. Users of the service were sent emails that revealed the end of the...
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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation may stop accepting cash payment for fares for the city’s iconic cable cars after another operator has been caught pocketing cash from riders. In the past two weeks cable car operators David Reyes and Albert...
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The college has become a magnet for groups who seek to use the site of the birth of the Free Speech Movement as a staging ground for violence and disruption.
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled a proposal to cut corporate taxes on U.S. companies’ foreign profits and offer a huge reduction on the top tax rate on pass-through businesses. White House officials proposed a territorial tax system where...
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San Francisco ride-hailing company Uber said this week that it plans to test flying cars within the next three years near Dallas and Dubai, estimating the cars could eventually cost as little as $1.32 per passenger mile. Uber's Chief Product Officer...
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