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San Francisco pays $13.1 million to man framed by SFPD for murder
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A man who spent more than six years in prison after police framed him for murder received a $13.1 million settlement from the city of San Francisco on Tuesday.
San Francisco Giants executive Larry Baer will not be charged for fight with wife
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón has declined to press charges against a Giants executive who was caught on video in an argument with his wife earlier this month.
Bay Area political events: Two Koreas, Bernie Sanders
Upcoming political events in the Bay Area. Two Koreas: Harry Harris, U.S. ambassador to South Korea, and Cho Yoon-je, South Korean ambassador to the U.S., discuss the future of relations between the two Koreas as well as U.S. relations with the countries. $25 for non-Commonwealth Club members, $10 f
Affordable housing breaks ground on Mission near 16th
San Francisco city officials and Mission District community leaders broke ground at 1950 Mission St. that will provide 155 affordable housing units. The site was The City’s first navigation center and was formerly Phoenix Continuation High School before the Mayor’s Office Housing and Community Devel
Nation's first e-cigarette ban proposed in San Francisco
Two San Francisco officials introduced legislation Tuesday that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the city until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration evaluates the effect of electronic cigarettes on public health. Supporters say if the measure is approved, it would be the first such prohibition
Bay Area leads charge on fixing housing crisis. Will it work for the rest of California?
California lawmakers have unveiled a far-reaching package to stem the state’s housing affordability crisis, from new protections against surging rents and evictions to more apartments near public transit and in coastal communities.
‘Working is the best thing’ for Chita Rivera
By the time most people see their 80s, thoughts of work are long gone and endless travel beckons. Almost seven decades after her Broadway debut, dancer-singer-actor Chita Rivera still only reads half that memo.
3 people taken to hospital after San Francisco crash
SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - Three people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving five vehicles in San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon. The crash occurred at Hyde and Bay streets.
Man rescued from cliff in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- San Francisco firefighters have rescued a man from cliff between Marshall Beach and Baker Beach. Emergency crews arrived this morning trying to help the man who was stuck about 100 feet from the water.
Roundup Weed Killer Was Major Factor in Man’s Cancer, San Francisco Jury Finds
A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man’s cancer. The unanimous verdict on Tuesday came in a trial that plaintiffs’ attorneys said could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits against Roundup’s manu
SF cyclists demand change following death of young woman
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Eleven days after the death of cyclist Tess Rothstein, over 100 people stood at the steps of San Francisco City Hall to demand SFMTA improve the city's cycling infrastructure.
San Francisco car burglar leaves feces behind in woman's car
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Although San Francisco Police are reporting a decline in car break-in's, there are still more than 3,000 people who have had to deal with their cars being broken into since Jan. 1.
More than 150 San Francisco inmates have joined lawsuit over frequent sewage floods in county jail
Attorneys representing current and former inmates in San Francisco County Jail recently amended their complaint, adding scores of defendants steamed over frequent raw sewage overflows inundating their cells.
1 critically injured in multi-vehicle collision near San Francisco's northern waterfront
A five-vehicle collision near San Francisco's northern waterfront Tuesday afternoon has sent one person to a hospital with critical injuries, according to the city's fire department.
California man, 96, found in home with hundreds of rats
OJAI, Calif. – A Southern California woman is in custody after deputies discovered her 96-year-old father and multiple pets living in a home stinking of feces and infested with up to 700 rats, authorities said Tuesday.
Addressing SF’s anticipated shelter service gaps with Safe Organized Spaces
Elected representatives, voters, and residents across San Francisco’s political spectrum agree that thousands of people living without safe shelter and essential services on our streets and sidewalks amounts to a public health and safety crisis—but despite a 2016 shelter crisis declaration from the
Turns out SF’s big, new hospital on Van Ness didn’t draw development as predicted
The great Van Ness Avenue land rush began five years ago when Sutter Health broke ground on its new San Francisco hospital. Developers bet that the $2 billion building would fuel a multitude of new medical offices and glassy apartment buildings.
Santa Rosa Man Displays Naked Mannequins After Being Forced To Lower Fence
SANTA ROSA (KPIX 5) — A North Bay homeowner who was forced to cut down his new fence after complaints has decided to give his neighborhood quite a show in his front yard. The peep show of naked mannequins in the front yard Santa Rosa resident Jason Windus’s Peterson Lane home was set up in response
Video Shows 'Unknown Item' Exploding, Injuring Garbage Truck Driver
An "unknown item" inside a garbage truck exploded Tuesday morning, injuring the truck's operator as he was working in Oakland, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
Girl, 5, presumed drowned after vanishing in California river; search reduced: report
The search for a five-year-old girl, who is now presumed drowned, has been scaled back three days after she slipped off a rock into the Stanislaus River in Northern California and vanished, a report said Tuesday.