Recent SAN FRANCISCO News
In a huge victory for Gov. Jerry Brown, a panel of appellate court judges Thursday gave its blessing to the state's bullet train funding plan, paving the way for California to sell $8.6 billion in bonds it needs to construct the controversial San Francisco-to-Los Angeles rail line.
2 hours ago Source: Marin Independent Journal - Topix.com
Largely due to Ansel Adams, it's easy to picture the splendors of the West, as it once was, in silver-toned black and white.
6 hours ago Source: SFGate - Topix.com
The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the nation's most populous state.
10 hours ago Source: KING-TV Seattle - Topix.com
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco today to plead not guilty to a new racketeering charge and 10 corruption and bribery counts in an expanded grand jury indictment.
10 hours ago Source: KRON 4 - Topix.com
If you're not from here, you might not notice it amid the sparkle of new office towers, the pageant of initial public offerings and the people wearing glasses that can also make phone calls and tell you the euro-dollar exchange rate.
11 hours ago Source: - Topix.com
PG&E shares plunged on Thursday, battered by investors forced to ponder the potential consequences that the utility faces in the wake of a new federal indictment on criminal charges, including obstruction of justice accusations, related to a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno.
13 hours ago Source: SiliconValley.com - Topix.com
Chicago police say one man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting inside a downtown high-rise office building.
14 hours ago Source: WLNE-TV Providence - Topix.com
Located at Van Ness Avenue and Sutter Street, the store has doubled in size after taking over an adjacent spot, reaching 20,000 square feet of space for its selection of wines, beers and spirits.
16 hours ago Source: Business Journal - Topix.com
The San Jose Police Department has become the first Bay Area law enforcement agency to acquire a drone, department officials confirmed Wednesday, but guidelines for its use have not been developed.
21 hours ago Source: SFGate - Topix.com
Lazy or time-crunched drivers can now request on-demand valet-style parking from their phones in the South of Market neighborhood.
yesterday Source: SFGate - Topix.com
A suspect led police on an early-morning car chase through downtown San Francisco Wednesday, hitting multiple vehicles and driving the wrong way down a one-way street before being tackled and detained by a firefighter near City Hall, police said.
yesterday Source: SFGate - Topix.com
The stories are tantalizing but anonymous. Whisper officials told ABC News that they've vetted accounts of several people who said they have had sex with an Uber or Lyft driver, and of drivers who said they had sex with customers.
yesterday Source: ABC News - Topix.com
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow entered the plea to a newly filed indictment that includes all the same money laundering and related charges as the previous one.
yesterday Source: The Modesto Bee - Topix.com
The measure that will be put before San Francisco voters would raise the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour by July of 2018.
yesterday Source: CBS Local - Topix.com
CHICO >> Saying it was better to have the information, Chico's Airport Commission has asked for the financial impact of United Airlines pulling out of Chico.
2 days ago Source: Chico Enterprise-Record - Topix.com
In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.
2 days ago Source: Contra Costa Times - Topix.com
These aren't small meals. Between his wife, six daughters, friends, neighbors and relatives, there are often 40 people dining.
2 days ago Source: Bellingham Herald - Topix.com
The tan, hatch-marked area shows the alternative route for the Palmdale to Burbank portion of the California High-Speed rail project through the San Gabriel Mountains.
2 days ago Source: The Daily Breeze - Topix.com
The U.S. attorney in San Francisco announced the obstruction of justice charge and 27 related counts, which are in a new indictment charging the utility with felonies.
2 days ago Source: Bradenton.com - Topix.com
In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire following a pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif.
2 days ago Source: The Star Press - Topix.com