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San Francisco Landlords Sued Over Renter Eviction
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San Francisco Landlords Sued Over Renter Eviction

City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed suit against several San Francisco landlords he alleges wrongfully evicted disabled renters to turn their apartments into short-term rentals marketed on Airbnb and other sites. Read »

3 minutes ago
7 in 10 Calif. Like Common Core: Survey

7 in 10 Calif. Like Common Core: Survey

As other U.S. states move to delay or halt implementation of the shared learning framework known as the Common Core,... Read »

9 minutes ago
Paul McCartney to Play

Paul McCartney to Play "Farewell to Candlestick"

Paul McCartney confirmed he has added a "Farewell to Candlestick" concert in San Francisco to round... Read »

2 minutes ago
Moderate, Exceptional Drought Expands to All of CA

Moderate, Exceptional Drought Expands to All of CA

Drought conditions expanded in California this week to leave the entire state under moderate to exceptional drought... Read »

4 hours ago
Fire Starts After Student Lights Candle on Cell

Fire Starts After Student Lights Candle on Cell

Eleven San Jose State University students were displaced - and one was injured - after a student lit a match... Watch »

3 hours ago
Livermore Officer Rescues Woman from Burning Home

Livermore Officer Rescues Woman from Burning Home

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said. Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Albany Pays Homeless $3K to Vacate Area for State Park

Albany Pays Homeless $3K to Vacate Area for State Park

The City of Albany is shelling out thousands of dollars to homeless people in an attempt to clear a tract of... Watch »

3 hours ago
Man Files Lawsuit, Claims He is Audrie Pott's Biological Father

Man Files Lawsuit, Claims He is Audrie Pott's Biological Father

A man filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose declaring that he is the biological... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges SamTrans Ignored Questions of Fraud

Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges SamTrans Ignored Questions of Fraud

The San Mateo County Transit District, CEO Mike Scanlon, and a supervisor have been named as defendants in a federal... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Housing Demands Rise in Gilroy, Morgan Hill

Housing Demands Rise in Gilroy, Morgan Hill

A tight Silicon Valley real estate market has spurred an increase in the demand for housing in southern Santa Clara... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Mark Zuckerberg Wax Figure on Display at New Madame Tussauds

Mark Zuckerberg Wax Figure on Display at New Madame Tussauds

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio headlined an event at San... Read »

2 hours ago
49ers' 2014 Schedule Released

49ers' 2014 Schedule Released

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Apr 23, 2014
Kaiser Workers Strike To Protest Cost-Cutting, Suicides

Kaiser Workers Strike To Protest Cost-Cutting, Suicides

Mental health clinicians from Kaiser’s Oakland Medical Center launched a one-day strike Wednesday to... Read »

17 minutes ago
Levi's Stadium Set to Hire for Job Vacancies

Levi's Stadium Set to Hire for Job Vacancies

Levi's Stadium is ready to give the South Bay another wave of job opportunities. Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Apple Boosts Stock Buyback, Will Split Stock

Apple Boosts Stock Buyback, Will Split Stock

Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
San Francisco Street To Be Named After Late Transgender Icon

San Francisco Street To Be Named After Late Transgender Icon

A block in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood will soon be dubbed "Vicki Mar Lane" in honor of... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
84-Year-Old Man Arrested After Hospital Shooting

84-Year-Old Man Arrested After Hospital Shooting

Daly City police are surrounding the Seton Medical Center building at 1500 Southgate Avenue after reports of... Watch »

3 hours ago

"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

The father of a Santa Clara teen stowaway who survived a 5 ½-hour flight from San Jose to Hawaii Sunday despite high... Watch »

5 hours ago
Oakland Paintball Shooting Seriously Injures Boy

Oakland Paintball Shooting Seriously Injures Boy

A 5-year-old boy suffered severe eye injuries when he was hit with a paintball in West Oakland on Tuesday... Read »

Apr 23, 2014

"How Can You Resist That Face?" Harbor Seal Pup Born

Easter is a time for spring and renewal - a time when babies and bunnies are born into the Read »

Apr 23, 2014
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