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Oakland California bans city use of facial recognition software

Oakland - The Oakland California city council voted unanimously for a ban on city agencies using facial recognition technology. Oakland is the third city to pass such legislation after neighboring San Francisco and Somerville, Massachusetts.

Homeless tax in San Francisco could end up backfiring

San Francisco - On Tuesday, voters in San Francisco passed Proposition C, a new corporate tax that will raise $400 million a year from the city’s largest companies and direct that money toward homeless services.

Kaskade to play New Year's Eve show in San Francisco, California

San Francisco - On September 27, it was announced that world renowned DJ and producer Kaskade will be performing a special New Year's Eve concert at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California.

Blake G talks Emilio Estefan, new single, San Francisco Pride Special

San Francisco - American singer Blake G chatted with Digital Journal about working with Emilio Estefan on his debut single, and his upcoming performance at San Francisco Pride in California tomorrow.

Parts of California's Bay Area sinking faster than expected

San Francisco - Current global projection maps depicting sea level rise are what city managers and planners depend on for future development, however, coastal subsidence has very seldom been considered in making these projections. The Bay Area is a good example.

Op-Ed: 'Raw Deal' Author says tech does need oversight and regulation Special

San Francisco - As the housing crisis in places like the San Francisco Bay Area continues to place pressure on legislators and city planners, one prominent journalist-author sees technology and unbridled capitalism as a dangerous, perhaps 'demonic mix.'

Op-Ed: San Francisco's Matt Richtel rivals Michael Crichton in new book Special

San Francisco - As technology moves quickly into the third decade of the 21st Century, some people continue to fear it. The future is always unknown. But for one writer embracing tech will help us avoid 'blind spots.'

This woman's new search company should make Google worried

Searching on Google can often feel like a useless pursuit. Type something into the search box, and millions of results pop up with endless information that can take hours to sort through.

Op-Ed: Writer Martha Conway notes 'genre-bending' new novel Special

San Francisco - San Francisco-based author Martha Conway read from her historical novel "The Underground River" on June 20th at Bookshop West Portal. This reporter talked to her after the gathering.

Shooting at UPS facility leaves four dead, including gunman

San Francisco - A gunman dressed in a UPS driver's uniform walked into a San Francisco UPS facility and open-fired, killing three employees and wounding two others before turning the gun on himself today.

Op-Ed: Soiled Dove makes return to The Point in Alameda Special

Alameda - The Point in Alameda is making room and coordinating preparations for The Soiled Dove - the one-of-a-kind 'Barbary Coast'- themed circus-infused dinner theater returning weekends from June 9th to July 1st.

Robots will deliver food to your doorstep in San Francisco

San Francisco - Yelp's Eat24 has teamed up with Marble, a robot delivery startup, and will start delivering food in the evening in the relatively flat Mission and Potrero Hill districts in San Francisco California.

Op-Ed: Spring is time for art in the San Francisco Bay Area Special

San Rafael - As spring blossoms out, the points of interest for art lovers in the San Francisco Bay area are abundant. Like the those 'April rain showers' that bring forth the flowers, like the rhyme says, is so true for the local artistic scene.

Op-Ed: Local Radio Personality reminisces of days before de-regulation Special

San Francisco - With the emergence of Sirius satellite radio, music channels on cable TV and now personalized radio via streaming Internet services, the days of traditional radio broadcasting are just about over.

San Francisco passes preemptive law against religious registry

San Francisco - Responding to anti-Muslim rhetoric, policies and actions of the Trump administration, San Francisco became the first U.S. city to preemptively prohibit participation in any religion-based registry.

Toxic herbal tea sends two San Francisco customers to hospital

San Francisco - Two people in San Francisco ended up in the hospital after having to be resuscitated after they drank an herbal tea purchased in a shop on Grant Avenue, according to the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

Op-Ed: A Green Benefit District picks up were taxes fall short Special

San Francisco - In a place where the median price for an average middle-class home is close to or over $1 million, tax dollars are not able to cover the cost of basic things like maintenance and pot holes in the street.

Op-Ed: A local neighborhood band has a following at the pubs Special

San Francisco - With St. Paddy's Day soon to arrive, no doubt, bands will be performing at pubs, taverns and bars around the City. What better atmosphere for any band than to play at a pub on St. Patrick's Day.

Op-Ed: A Tree grows in San Francisco and so does division of neighbors Special

San Francisco - A 96-foot Redwood tree stands in the middle of a dispute between what one resident of San Francisco's Montclair Terrace wants to ensure as a legacy in memory to her late husband and what neighbors do not want; an obstruction of view from their windows.

San Francisco first in nation to provide free community college

San Francisco - San Francisco will become the first city in the United States to offer all residents free community college regardless of their ability to pay.

San Francisco sues Trump over sanctuary city executive order

San Francisco - San Francisco became the first major city to file a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump for his executive order targeting sanctuary cities.

San Francisco: Hundreds protest Trump's oil pipeline orders Special

San Francisco - In the wake of President Donald Trump's executive orders reviving the highly controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, Native Americans and their allies protested around North America this week.

Op-Ed: Ancient Grains get the spotlight at annual Winter Food Show Special

San Francisco - This past weekend, Pereg Natural Foods featured among its culinary delights the ancient grains of Farro and Freekeh. These little-known grains in the West are joining the ranks of popular healthier grain-alternatives like quinoa.

Op-Ed: Earthquake preparedness is ever-present, especially for SF Bay Special

San Francisco - As the little ghost town of Bodie was rattled this past December, those who prepare for Earthquakes see the trembler as yet another opportunity to remind people that seismic activity is always present.

Review: 'American Heiress' book about Patty Hearst is riveting reading Special

Staff Writer at The New Yorker, Jeffery Toobin has released a book about the bizarre kidnapping and then trial of publishing empire heir Patricia Hearst in his new 2016 book, "American Heiress."

Op-Ed: A car 'Climbing to the stars' existed before Tony Bennett song Special

San Francisco - The famous song "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" has a verse that says, "to be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars." Decades before Tony Bennett sang that song,

San Francisco transit system comes under ransomware attack

Transit riders in San Francisco this weekend got a nice surprise: all Muni Metro rides were free. Unfortunately, the reason behind the free fair wasn’t a show of good will on a stressful holiday weekend.

Op-Ed: San Francisco burger place mourns loss of waitress who died at 96 Special

San Francisco - Every so often we are reminded that things that seem permanent and forever are only "on loan" to us. And, that we should not take anything for granted.

Fall, French cooking and San Francisco, a Bon Appetit combination Special

San Francisco - Bay Area based author Carole Bumpus was delighted when she got the news that she and her companion cookbook, ‘Recipes for Redemption’ from her novel 'Cup of Redemption' were invited to the "Literary Feast" of Les Dames d’Escoffier on Nov. 13.

'Mad Sal' is the gal to see at the annual Dickens Christmas Fair Special

San Francisco - As our nation ponders the possibility of a woman president in this upcoming November election, it is important to note how far women have advanced over a century’s time.
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the  Greenway Project  is one of eight projects City-wide in San Francisco that is being envisioned ...
the "Greenway Project" is one of eight projects City-wide in San Francisco that is being envisioned and built to upgrade and completely renovate the storm water and sewage system of the City that for decades has been long over due.
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Latin Jazz musician Hector Infanzon  will be performing with the award winning instrumental group Ta...
Latin Jazz musician Hector Infanzon, will be performing with the award winning instrumental group Tambuco.
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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.
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Outside of the Asian Art Museum near San Francisco s Civic Center.
Outside of the Asian Art Museum near San Francisco's Civic Center.
Marisa Dorantes  administrative assistant to Dr. Kersh MD with painting by artist Cynthia Tom  displ...
Marisa Dorantes, administrative assistant to Dr. Kersh MD with painting by artist Cynthia Tom, displayed on the wall above her desk at the cardio clinic at St. Luke's CPMC Hospital, San Francisco, CA
Many friends  family and customers showed up at Beauty Network to help celebrate the local San Franc...
Many friends, family and customers showed up at Beauty Network to help celebrate the local San Francisco business celebrate its 25th Anniversary.
Chef Hubert Keller at the Fleur de Lys Restaurant in San Francisco circa 1986.
Chef Hubert Keller at the Fleur de Lys Restaurant in San Francisco circa 1986.
Courtesy of Chef Hubert Keller
HOME: Twitter headquarters at the corner of Market and 10th streets in San Francisco.
HOME: Twitter headquarters at the corner of Market and 10th streets in San Francisco.
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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.
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David Delp has help many over the years. Now through the forming of his Pilot Fire  he hopes to reac...
David Delp has help many over the years. Now through the forming of his Pilot Fire, he hopes to reach out to many more people.
Courtesy of David Delp and Pilot Fire
Author and historian James R. Smith spoke to dozens who filled St. Phillip s Church auditorium in Sa...
Author and historian James R. Smith spoke to dozens who filled St. Phillip's Church auditorium in San Francisco's Noe Valley District on Aug. 30 to recollect and remember Playland, which closed in 1972.
San Francisco from the Marin Headlands  with the Golden Gate Bridge in the foreground.
San Francisco from the Marin Headlands, with the Golden Gate Bridge in the foreground.
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 The Meehan Brothers are wacky with lots of energy sort of like a Jack Russell Terrier   said Heathe...
"The Meehan Brothers are wacky with lots of energy sort of like a Jack Russell Terrier," said Heather Hill. She worked at Cobbs Comedy Club in San Francisco where the brothers perform often
Meehan Brothers
 Graffiti is a big problem   said San Francisco Supervisor London Breed.  In developing this legisla...
"Graffiti is a big problem," said San Francisco Supervisor London Breed. "In developing this legislation, I did not wish to follow the path of those who view every crime as an opportunity for yet harsher punishment. Rather, "we crafted a plan that will reduce both graffiti offenses and provide better outcomes for graffiti offenders," she said.
Courtesy of SF Supervisor London Breed's office
Interior of Andy s Excellent Chinese Cuisine on Polk Street  San Francisco  CA
Interior of Andy's Excellent Chinese Cuisine on Polk Street, San Francisco, CA
The baklava at Myconos Greek Restaurant is delicious  gratifying and uniquely flavorful. My dinner g...
The baklava at Myconos Greek Restaurant is delicious, gratifying and uniquely flavorful. My dinner guest with me for the evening detected a hint of clove and nutmeg in the baklava, "and not doughy or drenched with lots of honey," she said. We both agreed we will return again and have more.
Arbor Day for California was celebrated the week of March 7 to 14  2014. To commemorate it  The Dept...
Arbor Day for California was celebrated the week of March 7 to 14, 2014. To commemorate it, The Dept. of Public Works planted over 40 trees around the City in one weekend.
 The Edwardian Ball is where the participants are truly the show   said Rosin Coven member and the e...
'The Edwardian Ball is where the participants are truly the show," said Rosin Coven member and the event's co-producer, Justin Katz.
by Marco Sanchez, courtesy of The Edwardian Ball
This photo looks south from the community garden at Fort Mason in San Francisco.
This photo looks south from the community garden at Fort Mason in San Francisco.
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