Back-to-back wins over the slumping Colorado Rockies won't get the San Francisco Giants back into contention in the NL West. It did, however lighten the mood in manager Bruce Bochy's clubhouse.
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“Money bail hurts you when you can pay it, and it hurts you when you can’t pay it,” said Lunsford, now an activist with the Essie Justice Group, an Oakland nonprofit that helps women with incarcerated family members. “It is essential that government...
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Nine people were taken to a hospital Tuesday afternoon after a 24-Divisadero Muni bus slammed head-on into a delivery truck in the Castro neighborhood at rush hour. None of the injuries was life threatening, according to John Baxter, spokesman for the...
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BART: police respond to report of armed person at W. Oakland Multiple reports of a person armed with a gun at the West Oakland BART station caused police to swarm the site Tuesday evening, according to the transit agency. The police activity caused...
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Citing concerns over the wage gap between women and men, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to ban employers from asking job applicants how much money they made in previous positions. The supervisors also passed legislation...
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Tioga Road in the Sierra should see its latest summer opening in decades due to a combination of a huge winter snowpack, flooding from snowmelt and various repairs, Yosemite National Park officials said Tuesday. The road, which sits at an elevation of...
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A San Francisco federal judge is not biased against antiabortion activists who secretly recorded abortion providers at national meetings and will be allowed to remain on the case he has been on for nearly two years, another federal judge has...
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Golden Gate tolls rise to bridge gap in budget The toll is going up by at least 25 cents on the Golden Gate Bridge, the latest step in a series of increases designed to meet a long-running budget shortfall by the overseer of the iconic span. Starting...
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A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a San Francisco ordinance that sought to halt deceptive marketing practices by organizations that claim to offer a variety of pregnancy-related services and counseling, but focus instead on dissuading women from...
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Lake Temescal in Oakland was closed to swimmers and dogs Tuesday after an outbreak of toxic algae was detected in the water, park officials said. The toxic blue-green algae and other water quality issues were due to the drought and unusually warm...
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A teenage boy was in a hospital battling for his life after an assailant walked up to his car in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco and shot him Sunday night, officials said. The 17-year-old victim was in a car at a stoplight near the...
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A Windsor teenager was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing a disabled high school student’s $5,000 motorized wheelchair, officials said. The wheelchair, which belongs to a student from Cloverdale who goes to school in Windsor, was stolen from a...
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A man suspected in a Fremont carjacking was arrested more than 2,100 miles away in Illinois, police officials said Tuesday. Rivas allegedly went on a two-day crime spree that started June 18 when he attempted to steal a car at the 76 Gas Station on Auto...
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A 74-year-old San Jose woman pleaded guilty to stealing personal information from homeless people to use in a fraud scheme that generated $3.5 million in tax refunds, officials said Tuesday. Diep Vo duped people at homeless shelters and halfway houses...
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The California Coastal Commission has reached an agreement with Cemex to cease sand extraction at the Lapis sand mine, California’s last coastal sand mining operation, located just north of Marina in unincorporated Monterey County.
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Credit Karma CEO Kenneth Lin may be one of the few people who looks forward to tax season. The founder of the San Francisco fintech said the company completed almost 1 million federal tax returns in the inaugural season for Credit Karma Tax. “The...
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The average San Francisco area worker makes around 53 percent more than the average American worker, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released this week. You can see which occupations are the most common in the area by checking...
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Park officials shut down swimming access to Oakland’s popular Lake Temescal Tuesday and warned dog walkers not to allow their pets to drink the algae-filled water.
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The grocer signed a lease to open its off-brand concept in the 5110 Telegraph Ave. development back in late February, months before news of its $3.7 billion acquisition agreement with Amazon surfaced.
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Inside Golden Gate Park, the Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Garden, and Shakespeare Garden have a variety of showy flower displays, as does the San Francisco Botanical Garden, a park-within-a-park.
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European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record $2.72 billion and raising the prospect of more.
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Westergren, who helped found the company 17 years ago, returned as CEO about 15 months ago with Pandora struggling to match the subscribers heading to rival services.
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Instacart's chief marketing officer has left the company, the on-demand delivery startup confirmed this week, less than six months after joining its team. Cheryl Law, who was previously CMO of San Francisco fintech Prosper, had joined Instacart in...
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An earthquake swarm with the largest temblor measuring a 3.9 magnitude rocked Truckee and the Lake Tahoe area Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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