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SFMTA board rejects proposed ballot measure to fund Caltrain

Surprising vote leaves already uncertain future of Caltrain in question

Feds charge three in Bitcoin scam involving high-powered Twitter accounts

Federal prosecutors have charged three people in connection with a high-profile hack…

North Beach fire sends one to hospital

Early morning blaze reported at residential building

Breed seeks $120M in law enforcement cuts to fund SF’s Black community

‘We are putting our words into action,’ mayor says

Chief admits shortcomings in Fire Department diversity

Supes hearing highlights issues with recruitment and promotions

Francis Ford Coppola to turn part of landmark Columbus Tower into boutique hotel

Famed ‘Godfather’ director speaks about North Beach plans at local hearing

SF police sergeant stabbed in face during Haight-Ashbury arrest

A police sergeant was stabbed in the face and two other officers…

‘Major surge’ in COVID-19 cases prompts plans for Presidio medical site

SF diagnosing an average of 98 new coronavirus cases daily

Fitness studios push city to set guidelines for reopening

Small facilities struggling to survive despite customer support

Audit: Don’t make it easier to force mentally ill Californians into treatment — just improve treatment

By Jocelyn Wiener Cal Matters California’s half-century-old involuntary mental health treatment law…

  • Jul 29, 2020

Business, property owners pick through the wreckage after five-alarm fire

Business and property owners affected by a five-alarm fire just south of…

Man arrested in violent spit attack on Muni bus passenger

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an attack on…

San Mateo County added to state’s COVID-19 watch list

San Mateo County joined California’s COVID-19 watch list on Wednesday as COVID-19…

Approval looking likely for Balboa Reservoir development

Project would bring 1,100 units to 17.6 acre site near City Collegee

Breed’s budget proposal to include $15M to help school district close deficit

Mayor London Breed will announce her two-year city budget proposal on Friday,…

71-year-old woman among 4 seniors robbed in SF over single day

A 71-year-old woman who was knocked over by a teenage purse snatcher…

SFUSD fall learning plan offers few details for anxious parents

The San Francisco Unified School District has solidified the broad outlines of…

Board of Supervisors approves Caltrain sales tax measure that includes governance reforms

Three-county struggle struggle over rail network’s leadership and accountability continues

Market Musings: Pandemic brings new surge of refi madness

Mortgage business booms with appealing rates, uncertain market