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  • California rent among highest in nation

    March 14, 2012 10:14 PM

    A new study shows California has the third highest rents nationwide. But, in terms of cities, San Francisco tops that list. According to the National Low Income Coalition, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the city is about $1,900 a month. The hourly rate needed to make... more »
  • California rent among highest in nation

    March 14, 2012 10:14 PM

    A new study shows California has the third highest rents nationwide. But, in terms of cities, San Francisco tops that list. According to the National Low Income Coalition, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the city is about $1,900 a month. The hourly rate needed to make... more »
  • Report: PG&E may have lost data with new computer

    February 13, 2011 6:56 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A newspaper is reporting that a move nearly two decades ago by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to computerize its records may have led to the company losing crucial information about its pipeline system. The San Francisco Chronicle reports in its Sunday print editionthat since... more »
  • Marchers in San Francisco support Egypt uprising

    January 30, 2011 4:23 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Demonstrators are marching through downtown San Francisco to show solidarity with the uprising in Egypt and demand the ouster of the Egyptian president. A crowd of several hundred crammed into a small plaza Saturday afternoon waving Egyptian flags and raising chants in English and Arabic... more »
  • Court won't hold 'Don't ask, don't tell' lawsuit

    January 30, 2011 4:13 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has denied the government's request to suspend a lawsuit challenging the military's ban on openly gay servicemembers. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco issued an order Friday requiring the Department of Justice to file papers by Feb.... more »
  • Woman shot by Daly City police in San Francisco

    January 23, 2011 5:52 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -A woman is hospitalized with what's being described as life-threatening injures after she was shot by Daly City police in San Francisco. A San Francisco police spokesman says the woman was shot after Daly City officers tried to pull over the car she was driving around... more »
  • San Francisco anti-abortion rally draws thousands

    January 23, 2011 5:09 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of abortion opponents have gathered in San Francisco for an annual demonstration on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Organizers said the crowd on Saturday looked even larger than last year, when they estimated as many as... more »
  • NorCal dog owners howl over proposed leash rules

    January 23, 2011 4:55 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A new federal proposal to tighten leash rules on parkland in and around San Francisco has many dog owners barking mad. The 2,400-page plan released earlier this month by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the country's largest urban national park, would mandate leashes in... more »
  • IUPUI tips San Francisco 69-68 on late 3-pointer

    December 24, 2010 12:16 AM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Sean Esposito's 3-pointer from the top of the arc with 5 seconds left gave IUPUI a 69-68 comeback victory Thursday night in the final round of the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic. John Ashworth scored a career-high 18 points, all on 3-pointers in 10 attempts, to lead... more »
  • PG&E: San Bruno pipe segment not on high-risk list

    September 20, 2010 6:12 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The section of natural gas pipeline that exploded south of San Francisco does not appear on a utility company list of 100 riskiest pipeline segments. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. president Chris Johns said Monday that the segment of pipeline beneath a San Bruno neighborhood did... more »
  • Cyclists ride to fight against HIV/AIDS

    June 9, 2010 10:16 PM

    Thousands of cyclists were riding from Paso Robles to Santa Maria for an important cause today. It's part of the 9th annual AIDS Lifecycle, a 545-mile trek from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The event aims to raise awareness and $10 million for the fight against HIV and AIDS. Riders... more »
  • Federal gay marriage trial set to wrap up in June

    April 28, 2010 4:34 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The federal trial to determine if California's same-sex marriage ban violates the U.S. Constitution is scheduled to wrap up in June after a months-long hiatus. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker on Wednesday tentatively scheduled the closing arguments for June 16. After hearing more than... more »
  • Lawyer for Templeton man involved in fatal accident says his client is innocent

    March 24, 2010 11:50 AM

    The lawyer for the Templeton accused of driving drunk and causing a deadly accident in San Francisco last week, says he expect all charges in the case to be dropped Thursday. That crash happened early last Friday morning. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Dwain Davis was driving under the... more »
  • SF school board approves nearly 900 pink slips

    February 24, 2010 11:38 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco school officials have voted to send out pink slips to nearly 900 teachers and administrators, and this time Superintendent Carlos Garcia says some of them will eventually be let go. The school board approved the layoff notices Tuesday to help plug an expected $113... more »
  • UCSF laptop containing patient files stolen

    January 28, 2010 11:37 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The medical records of more than 4,000 patients at the University of California, San Francisco may have been compromised after a laptop they were on was stolen. Officials with the university said Wednesday the laptop was recovered earlier this month after it was taken from... more »
  • Protest outside federal gay marriage trial in San Francisco

    January 11, 2010 12:18 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - About 100 people are demonstrating outside the federal courthouse in San Francisco as the trial for California's gay marriage ban begins. Most of the demonstrators are gay marriage supporters, who took turns addressing the crowd with a microphone Monday morning. They support the overturning of Proposition... more »
  • Same-sex marriage trial will be on YouTube

    January 8, 2010 8:57 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The pivotal federal trial to decide whether gays can wed in California will be televised. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late Friday turned down a request by the sponsors of the state's same-sex marriage ban to keep cameras from the trial, set to begin... more »
  • Strong waves force closure of parts of Hwy. 1

    January 8, 2010 2:35 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco officials have shut down one lane of a coastal highway because powerful winter waves have eroded the sandy bluff that separates the road from Ocean Beach. The city has closed about 600 feet of one of two southbound lanes of Highway 1. The scenic... more »
  • Sea lions disappear from Pier 39 in San Francisco

    December 30, 2009 6:32 PM

    It is a mysterious disappearance at one of San Francisco's most popular attractions. Tourists normally come to the docks at Pier 39 to see hundreds of sea lions. Now, the pier is nearly empty. Marine experts say there were a record 1700 sea lions on the pier... more »
  • California soldier dies in Afghanistan

    December 28, 2009 11:40 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A 35-year-old soldier from San Francisco has died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense said Sunday Sgt. David Gutierrez died on Christmas Day in Kandahar from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device went off. Gutierrez was on patrol in the town of Howz-e Madad at... more »
  • Man, 2 girls shot at San Francisco waterfront restaurant

    December 28, 2009 1:18 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A man and two girls have been shot and injured at a landmark waterfront restaurant near San Francisco's ferry building. Police Sgt. Wilfred Williams said Sunday that the wounds to the 19-year-old man, 15-year-old girl and 12-year-old girl were not life-threatening. Williams says they had been... more »

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