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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 02:13 PM PDT

Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

Facebook Wants to Nudge You Into 'Meaningful' Online Groups

At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he is no longer satisfied with just connecting the world so that people...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:18 PM PDT

Giants Fall Again, Drop Series Against Braves

Giants Fall Again, Drop Series Against Braves

The Giants finished a road trip 1-7 between Denver and Atlanta after Matt Cain and the bullpen was smacked around Thurday night.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:43 PM PDT

Firefighters Quickly Contain Fast-Moving Vallejo Fire

Firefighters Quickly Contain Fast-Moving Vallejo Fire

A car fire in Vallejo on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 just west of Sonoma Boulevard spread up a hillside and threatened homes in the Glen Cove neighborhood Friday afternoon.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:40 PM PDT

Vallejo Grass Fire Damages Homes

At least two structures were damaged in Vallejo Thursday afternoon due to a fast...View gallery

  • The 4-alarm vegetation fire broke out sometime around 1 p.m.
  • At least two homes were damaged in the fire.
  • The fire threatened multiple homes in the Vallejo neighborhood of Glen Cove.
Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 07:40 PM PDT

San Bruno School Locked Down Amid Search for Robbery Suspect

San Bruno School Locked Down Amid Search for Robbery Suspect

The search for an alleged robbery suspect on Thursday forced San Bruno police to put a school on lockdown.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:33 PM PDT

Shelter-in-Place Order Issued Amid SF Gas Main Break

Shelter-in-Place Order Issued Amid SF Gas Main Break

A San Francisco gas main break on Thursday prompted police to issue a shelter-in-place order.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 08:51 PM PDT

Carr, Raiders Reach 5-Year, $125 Million Contract Extension

Carr, Raiders Reach 5-Year, $125 Million Contract Extension

Carr enters 2017 season on the final year of his rookie contract

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 06:17 PM PDT
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By Michelle Cabuag-Lim

Caught on Cam: Man Fondles Corpse Flower at SF Conservatory

A bit too close and personal? A visitor at the San Francisco Conservatory of...View gallery

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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 08:45 PM PDT

Bay Area Swelters Amid Dangerously High Temperatures

Bay Area Swelters Amid Dangerously High Temperatures

The Bay Area is in the grips of a dangerous heat wave that has already claimed three lives.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:51 AM PDT

Jerry Nelson, Astronomer Who Built Advanced Telescopes, Dies

Jerry Nelson, Astronomer Who Built Advanced Telescopes, Dies

Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73.

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