On the Red Carpet of the 2011 Cinequest Film Festival, in San Jose, on March...View gallery
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A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the longer-lasting hold on the ban just hours after hearing arguments. Hawaii says the policy discriminates against Muslims and hurts the state's tourist-dependent economy. The implied message in the revised ban is like a "neon sign flashing 'Muslim ban, Muslim ban'" that the government didn't bother to turn off, state Attorney General Douglas Chin told the judge.
A woman was killed and two men were hurt in a shooting in San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon, police say.
As the April 18 filing deadline quickly approaches, many tax payers are looking forward to the end of tax season. But for state and federal investigators, tax fraud has quickly grown into a year-round problem with consequences for all tax payers.
A 76-year-old woman suffered life threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon when a she was struck by a vehicle while walking in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood.
Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Donald Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget. Other governments have sued Trump over the sanctuary issue. San Francisco filed a lawsuit earlier this year, also saying the order was unconstitutional. California's Santa Clara County and two Massachusetts cities with large Latino populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action.
The San José City Council announced Wednesday that the citywide water shortage had ended on March 28 in light of an improved water supply conditions from unusually heavy winter rain and snow throughout California that helped end a five-year drought.