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Stories with place: San Francisco
  • PG&E to be arraigned in fatal pipeline blast 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 8:34 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 6:14 am
  • DENVER - Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

  • Rollins gets key hits, Phillies beat Rockies 10-9 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 10:17 pm
  • DENVER - Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard led the way out of the Philadelphia Phillies' offensive slump.

  • Pot smokers celebrate 4/20 in Golden Gate Park 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 9:20 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - An annual 4/20 pot-smoking celebration is attracting thousands of marijuana smokers to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

  • Mold is latest health worry on Treasure Island 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 8:25 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - A growing number of residents and workers on Treasure Island are complaining about mold in aging buildings on the former Navy base in San Francisco Bay.

  • Bochy calls off Sunday BP after 3-1 loss to Padres 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 12:53 am
  • SAN DIEGO - The San Francisco Giants are scuffling to the point that manager Bruce Bochy doesn't want them to swing before Sunday's series finale against San Diego.

  • SF officer injured in crash with robbery suspects 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 12:49 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - A San Francisco police officer was injured after his patrol car collided with a vehicle driven by armed robbery suspects at the end of a chase.

  • San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:55 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate.

  • Mom and son who died in San Francisco fire ID'd 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:46 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco fire officials say a woman and her 3-year-old son who died in an apartment blaze were found in the apartment's bathroom.

  • Federico Rocha new undersheriff of San Francisco 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 11:41 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has named former interim East Palo Alto police Chief Federico Rocha as his new undersheriff.

  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants 2-1 to avoid sweep 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:14 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.

  • ACLU files suit on timeliness of asylum interview 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:10 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Immigration advocates are filing suit against the federal government, saying immigration officials are violating their own rules by failing to provide a speedy hearing to some immigrants who face deportation.

  • California rail line fined for worker deaths 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:53 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Workplace safety officials fined a San Francisco Bay Area commuter rail line $210,000 on Thursday over the deaths of two track workers who were killed by a train the officials said was operated by an inexperienced driver with inadequate supervision.

  • 1 dead, 1 injured in California boating accident 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:42 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - What was intended to be a fun night of sailing turned deadly as one person was killed and another seriously injured when their sailboat collided with a channel marker buoy in the San Francisco Bay, authorities said Thursday.

  • Firework injures fans during Dodgers-Giants game 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:15 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Police say several people suffered minor injuries when a fan threw a firework onto a walkway at the San Francisco Giants ballpark during a Dodgers-Giants game.

  • Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:13 pm
  • NEW YORK - Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.

  • Woman, 30, charged in shooting death of teen 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:38 am
  • RICHMOND, California - Prosecutors say a 30-year-old woman who surrendered to authorities in the shooting death of a San Francisco Bay Area teenager has been charged with murder.

  • Dodgers' Ramirez leaves after getting hit by pitch 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:53 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez has left the game against the San Francisco Giants after getting hit by a pitch on the top of his left hand. The team says X-rays on his hand were negative.

  • Court rules for environmentalists in water fight 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:32 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - An appeals court said Wednesday that federal officials should have consulted wildlife agencies about potential harm to a tiny, threatened fish before issuing contracts for water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

  • California home prices surge in March; sales fall 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:11 pm
  • SAN DIEGO - California home prices surged to a six-year high in March amid lackluster sales at the start of the traditional buying season, a research firm said Wednesday.

  • SF Sunday parking meter charge voted down 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:54 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco residents and visitors won't need to feed parking meters on Sundays any more.

  • Dodgers' Wilson activated for game vs. Giants 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:17 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - The Los Angeles Dodgers have activated reliever Brian Wilson from the disabled list before the game Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants.

  • San Francisco considers ending rental ban 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:17 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco lawmakers are considering making it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported.

  • Wireless industry makes anti-theft commitment 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:58 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

  • 'Shrimp Boy' pleads not guilty in corruption case 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:07 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime and public corruption case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to money laundering and other charges related to the investigation.