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Chilly New Year forecast for the Bay Area

New Year's Eve and the weekend leading up to it are expected…

Judge orders psychological evaluation of BART stabbing suspect

An Alameda County Superior Court judge today suspended criminal proceedings against a…

‘Twas the day after Christmas and oh, what a mess

‘Twas the day after Christmas, when all through the flat Not a…

SF man, 83, dies in Laurel Heights blaze

UPDATE: The man killed in a Christmas Eve fire in Laurel Heights…

Attorneys seek to release man jailed by ICE since 2017

Supporters of a Richmond man who has been jailed by U.S. Immigration…

Coastal flood warning issued due to king tides

The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory that will…

Reindeer calf ‘Tinsel’ makes special apperance at SF Zoo

The verdict is in from a contest to name a 6-month-old, 175-pound…

Vigil honors those who died on The City’s streets

To the tune of “This Little Light of Mine,” some two hundred…

Golden Gate Bridge parking restrictions in effect for holidays

Personal vehicle parking will be restricted at the Golden Gate Bridge on…

Presidio to remain open in face of possible government shutdown

San Francisco's Presidio Trust is reminding residents that the Presidio will remain…

Demographic evolution recognizes that ethnic identities are fluid, multi-faceted

Since I first started this column almost two years ago, I am…

Disabled senior falls through the cracks of city’s system, struggles to avoid homelessness

Inside a quiet room at the UCSF Library, Robert Brown hit the…

SF sues drug makers, distributors over role in opioid epidemic

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued an array of prescription drug…

Family pleads for waiver to allow Yemeni mother to visit dying son

Civil rights and religious leaders today called on the U.S. State Department…

Yemeni mother granted travel ban waiver to visit dying son at Oakland hospital

A Yemeni mother is receiving a visa waiver that will allow her…

San Francisco cannot solve the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis on its own

In the Follow the Money column published April 29, I argued that…

Straw expectations are wildly different by drink and locale

Between waiting tables and bartending over the past 18 or so years,…

Sweeping regional housing plan under construction

An ambitious regional housing plan aiming to create 35,000 new housing units…

Kaiser mental health workers walk out for five-day strike

Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians in San Francisco and across northern California…

SantaCon is on, despite pushback from City

Despite the City’s objection to the annual SantaCon, hundreds of revelers in…