Category: Local News

San Francisco Woman Wanted for Arson, Theft Arrested After Relieving Herself on BART – NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay Area San Francisco Woman Wanted for Arson, Theft Arrested After Relieving Herself on BARTNBC Bay AreaA San Francisco woman sought for theft and arson was arrested last month after being spotted numerous times as she soiled BART trains, according to transit officials. Police identified the suspect as Ardis Williamson, 68. BART officials were…

Giants will stay in San Francisco – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle Giants will stay in San FranciscoSan Francisco Chronicle11: The Giants will play baseball next season in San Francisco. Major League Baseball yesterday rejected Giants owner Bob Lurie’s $115 million deal with Florida investors, leaving Lurie free to negotiate with other buyers. Lurie said he will review the … Original published: 2017-11-02 16:57:13…

SFMTA Considers Redesign of Powell Street in San Francisco – NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay Area SFMTA Considers Redesign of Powell Street in San FranciscoNBC Bay AreaDevelopers are pushing for a project that could make a popular San Francisco street even more pedestrian friendly. The proposed Powell Streetscape project would bring additional lighting, wider sidewalks and a flat curb level along Powell Streets … and more » Original published:…

SF startup creates AI friend who’s always willing to listen – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle SF startup creates AI friend who’s always willing to listenSan Francisco ChronicleJasper is what the aspiring art student named her test version of Replika, an artificial intelligence chatbot created by San Francisco technology startup Luka. More than 1.5 million people had signed up on a waiting list for their own bots, which…

Car-free in California, from San Francisco to LA to San Diego – Seattle Times

Seattle Times Car-free in California, from San Francisco to LA to San DiegoSeattle TimesOLD TOWN STATE HISTORIC PARK: Experience the early history of San Diego and California here (San Diego Avenue and Twiggs Street, oldtownsandiego.org) through 1800s-era buildings, blacksmithing demonstrations and tales of ghosts. We took a … Original published: 2017-11-02 13:00:31 Read the full San…

San Francisco 49ers Get Best of Both Worlds With Jimmy Garoppolo Trade First and 10: Kirk Cousins’ Future Impacted … – Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers Get Best of Both Worlds With Jimmy Garoppolo Trade First and 10: Kirk Cousins’ Future Impacted …Sports IllustratedThat means both Cousins’ ex-coordinators—Shanahan in San Francisco and Sean McVay in Los Angeles—are highly unlikely to pursue him. That said, Cousins’ value is still unique to the market, since he’s both experienced…

Power-line restart device implicated in past wildfires – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle Power-line restart device implicated in past wildfiresSan Francisco Chronicle… warnings and red-flag warnings in 44 of the 49 counties of our service area,” Dasso said. “De-energizing all our lines in those counties would have had a huge impact.” David R. Baker is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer. Email: dbaker … and…

At least 1 hurt in San Francisco Tenderloin shooting – KGO-TV

KGO-TV At least 1 hurt in San Francisco Tenderloin shootingKGO-TVThis undated image shows a San Francisco Police Department logo on a cop car. (KGO-TV). KGO. Wednesday, November 01, 2017 05:26PM. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) –. Police in San Francisco are investigating a shooting that left at least one person injured …San Francisco Police Investigating Shooting At Turk…

San Francisco Police Investigating Shooting At Turk Near Market – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

CBS San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Police Investigating Shooting At Turk Near MarketCBS San Francisco Bay AreaSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Police in San Francisco are investigating a shooting in the busy area of Turk Street and Market Wednesday evening, according to authorities. The area near Turk Street just south of 5th Street is…

San Francisco pot proposal aims to help victims of ‘failed drug war’ – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco pot proposal aims to help victims of ‘failed drug war’San Francisco ChronicleAlso eligible for priority would be entrepreneurs who committed other nonviolent crimes during that time period, or who earn 80 percent of San Francisco’s area median income, or who were displaced from their homes within the past 22 years. Original published: 2017-11-02…

Feinstein urges SF supervisors to undo tax sale of rich residents’ street – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle Feinstein urges SF supervisors to undo tax sale of rich residents’ streetSan Francisco ChronicleThe street was scooped up in an online auction in 2015 by Tina Lam and Michael Cheng of San Jose. The first the homeowners heard about it was when a representative of the married couple approached them about their…

Report: Below Market Rate homes in San Francisco apparently being leased illegally – SFGate

SFGate Report: Below Market Rate homes in San Francisco apparently being leased illegallySFGateBelow Market Rate homes — also called BMRs — are sold through a special city program exclusively reserved for use by only those who are first-time homebuyers, work in San Francisco, and are considered to earn low- to mid-incomes. The income limit … and…

Richmond-to-San Francisco ferry service set to begin in September – SFGate

SFGate Richmond-to-San Francisco ferry service set to begin in SeptemberSFGateFerry access — the gangway and ramps, along with a covered waiting area — is expected to be completed by September, in time for service to begin. San Francisco Bay Ferry will run three morning boats from Richmond to San Francisco’s Ferry Building and … and more »…