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City opens cooling centers in response to heatwave and poor air quality

City officials activated cooling centers in San Francisco as a plume of…

Health department flip flops, now confirms 130 patients affected by Laguna Honda abuse scandal

Officials retracted previous statement, denied number of new clients uncovered in investigation

Woman shot and killed near Lowell High School

Police arrest 20-year-old man in homicide

  • Oct 25, 2019

Despite community pushback, city moves ahead with large residential development in Excelsior

The San Francisco Planning Commission on Thursday advanced a 193-unit residential project…

Money flows into DA race with election day approaching

Candidates in the district attorney’s race are seeing some of their best…

SF health officials retract statement 130 patients impacted by patient abuse scandal

Investigation uncovers 130 ‘incidents,’ but it’s unclear how many additional patients may be involved

BART puts the brakes on proposed busking, panhandling ban

BART’s proposed ban on busking, panhandling and solicitation was stopped in its…

Victim seriously injured in shooting across from Lowell High School

Campus briefly locked down; no threat to students

Woman, 72, struck by elderly driver while crossing the street

The pedestrian suffered injuries not considered life-threatening

PG&E begins safety shutoff, condemns alleged attack on field personnel

PG&E de-energized parts of their grid in Sonoma and Napa counties Wednesday…

Person struck by Caltrain in San Francisco

There were about 400 passengers and 90 bicycles aboard the train, and no other injuries were reported.

  • Oct 23, 2019

Park service reopens long-running fight with dog lovers

The National Park Service has revived a decades-long quarrel with local dog…

SF official threatens to pull support for $100 billion megameasure over Caltrain spat

Tuesday, San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton levied an ultimatum that could impact…

Prosecutors file charges against suspect in attack on Chinatown leaders

Two suspects remain at large in the robbery at Stockton and Pacific streets

SF pays $780K fine in Laguna Honda abuse scandal affecting 130 patients

More penalties expected as city seeks to restore faith in skilled-nursing facility

Victim in 2nd recent Tenderloin homicide identified

The man killed in the latest of two recent deadly shootings in…

New limits proposed on extended-stay rentals

Legislation introduced Tuesday aims to regulate a growing trend of companies leasing…

PG&E reduces number of customers affected by potential shutdown from 209,000 to 184,000

PG&E has reduced the number of customers it expects to be affected…

California is about to be hit by more power outages. Will it be less chaotic this time?

Californians will lose power this week as the winds return. The question…