Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

San Francisco News

Statues of Donald Trump taken down in S.F., other cities

San Francisco - A giant, naked statue of Donald Trump that was surreptitiously installed in a San Francisco plaza has been taken down, but not before attracting a lot of attention here and in four other cities around the country.

David Elaine Alt blends classical music with jazz Special

San Francisco - The shift in socio-economic demographics that has occurred in the City over the past decade has not stopped composer-musician David Elaine Alt from pursuing his creative and artistic endeavors.

Delta Air Lines digging out of delays from massive computer crash

San Francisco - Delta Air Lines continued to recover Tuesday from a massive computer outage that grounded flights and stranded passengers at the San Francisco Bay Area's three major airports.

San Francisco nudists pose for videos before parade through city

San Francisco - Nudist activists displayed, well, just about everything Sunday to a throng of cellphone camera-toting onlookers before the start of a "Naked Parade" from the Castro to the Haight-Ashbury neighborhoods in San Francisco.

California college pitcher shot and killed playing Pokemon Go

San Francisco - A California college freshman visiting San Francisco was shot and killed Saturday, apparently while playing Pokemon Go near the city's popular Ghirardelli Square tourist attraction.

Uber, Airbnb workers to benefit from new S.F. janitors contract

San Francisco - Workers for web-enabled car and home rental services will be paid more under a deal with San Francisco's janitors' union negotiated with the help of the city's mayor.

Study: San Francisco has highest rate of pot smoking in U.S.

Washington - San Francisco, the gleaming city by the bay and financial center of the West, now has another title to add to its allure: marijuana capital.

San Francisco prepares for Pokemon Go invasion

San Francisco - Even San Francisco, the home of the hippie movement in the 1960s and a long list of oddities after that, has never seen anything like this.

Golden Gate Bridge officials commit to buy netting despite cost

San Francisco - Public officials in charge of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge plan to press ahead with installation of steel netting beneath the roadway to stymie the dozens of people who attempt suicide by jumping from the structure each year.

Op-Ed: Artists have been ousted but Point Alameda awaits to fill a need Special

San Francisco - As the cast and crew of "The Soiled Dove" make preparations for this weekend's two-day extravaganza event, they are one among many who have displaced by the dramatic redevelopment of San Francisco's Mission District.

California city must pay for police cam videos needed for lawsuit

Oakland - A San Francisco Bay Area city has been ordered to pay for copies of police videos that could show misconduct during Black Lives Matter protests in 2014.

What's the beef? Protest against meat clogs S.F. waterfront

San Francisco - Dozens of impassioned protesters and tourists armed with cameras and cell phones clogged the San Francisco waterfront Monday as a noisy animal rights protest marched from Market Street to Pier 39.

Airbnb is suing San Francisco over new rental laws

San Francisco - Airbnb chose to fight. In June, San Francisco essentially backed Airbnb into a corner, asking the startup to comply with tougher rental legislation or face daily fines.

U.S. President Obama lands in California for global tech confab

Mountain View - U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Northern California on Thursday to attend an entrepreneurship summit at Stanford University and meet with many of the world's renowned technology innovators.

Twitter takes stake in music service it passed on last year

San Francisco - San Francisco-based micro-blogging giant Twitter confirmed Tuesday that it had taken a major stake in music streaming service SoundCloud Ltd.

San Francisco offers platform to replace clear view of 'Ladies'

San Francisco - San Francisco officials promise to open a viewing platform this week after being bombarded with complaints over a chain-link fence blocking views of the city's iconic "Postcard Row" of Victorian homes across Steiner Street from Alamo Square Park.

Op-Ed: Two San Franciscans seek to serve the City they love Special

San Francisco - As the sun breaks through the clouds on this election day, the wether is symbolic of what most hope for. That clarity and stability will prevail This is what two City Supervisor candidates, one younger the other older are aiming for.

Op-Ed: Should Golden Gate Park have 'locked in' funding? Special

San Francisco - Election time has put voters at a very difficult decision about a very popular and treasured landmark. The future funding of Golden Gate Park is set on the ballot.

Bay Area airline passengers get holiday surprise — No lines

Oakland - Security lines for passengers seeking to board airplanes at Bay Area airports have been surprisingly short over the holiday weekend despite an uptick in travelers.

Victim's family files lawsuit over shooting on San Francisco pier

San Francisco - Parents of a young woman shot to death on the San Francisco waterfront last year have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and a former top official who enforced its controversial sanctuary policy.

Op-Ed: 'Thieving Forest' author reveals new mystery-crime novel Special

San Francisco - The author of "Thieving Forest," Martha Conway has now released a third novel, entitled "Sugarland: A Jazz Age Mystery.” It is her second mystery. But her work as a historical novelist is growing.

California agrees to spend another $150 million to fix Bay Bridge

San Francisco - The agency that oversaw construction of the new $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge voted Thursday to spend another $150 million to help keep the structure safe in a major earthquake.

Fewer perks for employees could be new normal in Silicon Valley

San Francisco - Okay, the $100,000 chrome panda stays. But a lot of the lavish perks that made internet file-sharing startup Dropbox one of the most sought-after places to work are being cut or eliminated.

Suspect in Bay Area murders said to agree to guilty plea

San Rafael - One of three young drifters charged with killing a hiker in Marin County and a backpacker in Golden Gate Park last year has agreed to a plea deal to testify against the other two, officials said Monday.

Legal challenge to Yosemite Park dam gets thrown out of court

Sonora - A California state court has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to compel officials to tear down a nearly 100-year-old dam in Yosemite National Park that supplies power and water to millions in San Francisco and the Central Valley.

SF cop's racist texts released by public defender's office

San Francisco - On Tuesday, the San Francisco public defender released several racist and homophobic text messages allegedly sent by a San Francisco Police officer embroiled in a scandal that has shaken the San Francisco Police Department.

California book club settles race bias lawsuit against wine train

San Francisco - A group of mostly African American women kicked off a tourist train in the Napa Valley for being too loud have settled a race-discrimination lawsuit against the private railroad.

Op-Ed: Artist Cynthia Tom is a surrealist presence telling truths Special

San Francisco - The weather was gloriously summer-like this past Saturday April 16 as surrealist artist Cynthia Tom opened her 1890 Bryant Street studio to the public.

San Francisco cabbies win one — Rideshare drivers must register

San Francisco - Drivers for Lyft, Uber and other ridesharing services will need business licenses to operate legally in San Francisco, city officials said Friday.

San Francisco approves paid leave for parents of newborns

San Francisco - To all the benefits of being a new parent in a place like San Francisco, the city's Board of Supervisors just added another: fully paid time off.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 18 Next»

Set up a news alert for

San Francisco


San Francisco Image

Heller s mom  Lea Zion is very proud of her daughter s success as Beauty Network celebrates more tha...
Heller's mom, Lea Zion is very proud of her daughter's success as Beauty Network celebrates more than 25 years in business.
So called  The Rock   a tiny island of Alcatraz with its infamous jail of the same name  San Francis...
So called "The Rock", a tiny island of Alcatraz with its infamous jail of the same name, San Francisco, California.
Cafe Romano with its twist of lemon is a unique coffee experience. Served in a demitasse cup  the fl...
Cafe Romano with its twist of lemon is a unique coffee experience. Served in a demitasse cup, the flavor and aroma is satisfying and very sophisticated. Robert's Espresso in San Francisco's Sunset District offers a variety of specialty coffee and tea drinks.
Robert Ayanian,
A view of the Castro Theater where the annual Noir City Film Festival is held. 2013 is its 11th year...
A view of the Castro Theater where the annual Noir City Film Festival is held. 2013 is its 11th year.
SCENE: Hayes Street near Octavia  shown above  is the center of San Francisco s Hayes Valley distric...
SCENE: Hayes Street near Octavia, shown above, is the center of San Francisco's Hayes Valley district, a few blocks from where four bodies were found shot to death Friday in a double-parked car in the 200 block of Page Street.
Urban/Wikimedia Commons
Central Upholstery Company has been on Ocean Ave for more than 70 years. Started by Albert Ish. His ...
Central Upholstery Company has been on Ocean Ave for more than 70 years. Started by Albert Ish. His son Albert Ish, Jr. has been carrying on the tradition of fine upholstery craftsmanship. He hopes his son or grandson will continue when he retires.
Courtesy of Yelp.com and InfoGroup
Chef Ramni Levy and crew are pleased to have found commercial kitchen space thanks to the help of a ...
Chef Ramni Levy and crew are pleased to have found commercial kitchen space thanks to the help of a long-standing bakery in San Francisco's Mission District.
Courtesy of Ramni Levy
One of the most photographed images for San Francisco  California calendars are the Victorian houses...
One of the most photographed images for San Francisco, California calendars are the Victorian houses with the background of the financial district .
Ken Brown of Frank s Fisherman  marine antiques and scientific instruments was originally a fisherma...
Ken Brown of Frank's Fisherman, marine antiques and scientific instruments was originally a fisherman's supplies store founded by Brown's grandfather in 1946. Since inheriting the shop, Brown has turned it into a antique shop. He was among the more than 60 exhibitors at the San Francisco Fall Antique Show at Fort Mason on Oct. 24 to Oct. 27, 2013.
Interior of renovated Presidio Branch of the SF Public Library on Sacramento Street. Photo courtesy ...
Interior of renovated Presidio Branch of the SF Public Library on Sacramento Street. Photo courtesy of Field Paoli Architects (2011).
Courtesy of Field Paoli
CHILDREN: Kids get quiet for story time in a kindergarten classroom in Marina  Calif.  in 2007.
CHILDREN: Kids get quiet for story time in a kindergarten classroom in Marina, Calif., in 2007.
daveparker / Wikimedia
Rain started to fall outside the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco  where the memorial service wa...
Rain started to fall outside the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, where the memorial service was held on Oct. 4 in honor of Graham Leggat, who served as executive director of the SF Film Festival. The landmark spot was a fitting setting to honor a man who many said had many talents and was an extraordinary human being.
Geraldine Arata greeted visitors as usual  yet on Saturday Oct. 6  Arata Gallery on Columbus Ave in ...
Geraldine Arata greeted visitors as usual, yet on Saturday Oct. 6, Arata Gallery on Columbus Ave in San Francisco's North Beach closed it's doors. "Art is one of first things to leave and the last to come back during a recession," she said.
Located at 80 West Portal Ave is the bookshop where printed books are still king  says the shop mana...
Located at 80 West Portal Ave is the bookshop where printed books are still king, says the shop manager Kevin Atkin.
Patrick J. Kennedy (right) spoke to the press about PTSD he said  Trauma is a physical wound  it is ...
Patrick J. Kennedy (right) spoke to the press about PTSD he said "Trauma is a physical wound, it is one that occurs in the brain," said Kennedy.
Union Square was without power from early morning until later in the day. The loss of revenue during...
Union Square was without power from early morning until later in the day. The loss of revenue during the holiday shopping season was a concern for businesses and retailers.
Courtesy of ABC 7, KGO San Francisco
In less than five years  singer  actor  performer Jason Brock has made a name for himself in San Fra...
In less than five years, singer, actor, performer Jason Brock has made a name for himself in San Francisco's cabaret scene.
Courtesy of Jason Brock
St. John Missionary Baptist Church serves the Bayview District of San Francisco.
St. John Missionary Baptist Church serves the Bayview District of San Francisco.
Courtesy of Google maps
Seen here is the crowd from last year s Hops and History event.  Last year Hops and History sold out...
Seen here is the crowd from last year's Hops and History event. "Last year Hops and History sold out before the day of the event with nearly 600 hundred attendees," said event coordinator Derek Remski.
Courtesy of Museum of San Francisco and Historical Society
Film clip shown at Castro Theater from 1960 movie  Flaming Star.  Eden told the audience that Elvis ...
Film clip shown at Castro Theater from 1960 movie "Flaming Star." Eden told the audience that Elvis was a gentleman and that he wanted to be a serious actor. The film was critically acclaimed by "did not make a penny at the box office," said Eden.

Latest News
Top News