BART equipment failure fills Civic Center Station with smoke

Smoke from an equipment failure on a BART track prompted transit officials to temporarily close Civic Center Station on Saturday…

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RV life

David Samples lived in a rundown 1971 Chinook RV in the Bayview District for about six months before he sought…

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Oakland Athletics could clinch playoff berth at home as magic number drops to one

OAKLAND -- The Tampa Bay Rays had just fallen behind 3-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays, and in the Oakland…

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Questions remain as Treasurer’s Public Bank Task Force comes to a close

Seven months after convening the Municipal Public Bank Task Force and after, presumably, seven months of research, public bank advocates…

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Who’s in charge at Lake Merced?

Lake Merced is a recreational and natural wonder in the southwest corner of San Francisco. Rowers, dragon boat racers, golfers,…

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Introducing the softest politicians in the Bay this week

While Republicans set a low bar for corruption and incompetence, I don’t know how California can hope to win at…

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Clock is ticking for SF’s RV dwellers

David Samples, 63, built his life through the strength of his hands. He came to San Francisco shortly after the…

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Wines of Evora

If you ever make it to Lisbon, Portugal, plan to visit the ancient walled-city, Evora (EV-or-a), located ninety minutes east.…

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