Recycling proposal to require hiring trash sorters held up in board committee

A proposal designed to boost San Francisco’s recycling rate, but which could force large businesses to hire trash sorters, failed…

20 hours ago

Unhealthy haze over SF Bay Area from Butte County fire prompts health warnings

Smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County continued to hang over San Francisco and the Bay Area on Thursday,…

22 hours ago

Smoky skies shut down historic cable cars

San Francisco’s cable cars were taken out of service due to poor air quality conditions, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation…

23 hours ago

As the death toll rises to 56, hope fades for those missing in Paradise fire

CHICO, Calif. — John Digby was on the phone with his son when there was a knock at his door…

23 hours ago

Judge gives thousands of Florida voters with rejected ballots time to fix signature problems

MIAMI — A federal judge has ordered Florida’s 67 elections supervisors to give thousands of voters whose ballots were rejected…

23 hours ago

UPDATED: SF schools close due to deteriorating air quality

San Francisco public schools will be closed Friday due to increases in unhealthy air quality caused by wildfires in Northern…

23 hours ago

Observation Post at the Presidio is demolished

Officials with the Presidio Trust and Golden Gate National Recreation Area gathered along with members of the public to observe…

1 day ago

BART board approves Ford GoBike dock near 24th Street station

BART’s newest Ford GoBike station is bound for a location near the 24th Street Mission BART Station after a proposal…

1 day ago