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  • San Francisco to require paid leave for new mothers and fathers

    April 6, 2016 4:29 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO- San Francisco officials are trying to make life a little more affordable for workers who eke out a living in one of the most expensive cities in the country by approving a novel paid parental leave policy. Mayor Ed Lee is expected to sign the legislation approved Tuesday... more »
  • Super Bowl 50: Residents list rentals at super-sized prices

    January 25, 2016 11:26 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - In the San Francisco Bay Area, where high housing costs are notorious, residents looking to make a quick buck are offering to rent their homes at super-sized prices to the 1 million visitors expected for Super Bowl 50 festivities. There's a luxury 8,500-square-foot home in San Jose,... more »
  • FBI tries new approach in Super Bowl sex trafficking fight

    January 12, 2016 1:27 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - For the first time in the FBI's efforts to crack down on sex trafficking during the Super Bowl, the agency will try to reach out to women and girls selling sex in the run-up to the game. FBI officials say the goal is to give them a... more »
  • Cities look at subsidized housing to stem teacher shortages

    January 2, 2016 3:20 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Amid concerns of a looming teacher shortage, public officials in San Francisco and other cities are looking at housing as a tool to prevent the exodus of young educators. School districts in high cost-of-living areas and rural communities that have long struggled to staff classrooms are considering... more »
  • Last flight for US Airways designated

    July 10, 2015 10:33 PM

    DALLAS- US Airways will fly its last flight under that name in the fall. It'll be flight 434 departing from San Francisco and bound for Philadelphia on Oct. 18. The US Airways website will also go dark. Then the airport signs and kiosks will be changed to American Airlines.... more »
  • Hackers like Burning Man

    February 24, 2015 7:53 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- Hackers broke into the Burning Man festival website and got the first batch of tickets to the festival that happens this summer. Organizers figured out something had gone wrong when 80,000 people tried to buy tickets to the large festival in a remote, dry lake bed in... more »
  • Saints trail 49ers 21-17

    November 9, 2014 1:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Did a couple extra days off leave the Saints a little rusty? The Saints giving a 14-0 lead to the 49ers, but since have narrowed that lead to 21-17. Drew Brees throwing an interception on the 3rd play of the game to set up a... more »
  • San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade

    October 31, 2014 3:33 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out Friday to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade. The noontime event will feature double-decker buses for the players and floats of the Golden Gate Bridge. The 3-2 victory Wednesday against... more »
  • Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force World Series Game 7

    October 29, 2014 1:43 AM

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series. Pitching with the... more »
  • Free agency looms after World Series concludes

    October 28, 2014 9:21 AM

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Giants star Pablo Sandoval dug into the batter's box in Game 5 of the World Series, peering out at Royals ace James Shields standing on the mound. By next month, both of them could be wearing different jerseys. San Francisco was trying to wrap up its... more »
  • Giants beat Royals 5-0 for 3-2 World Series lead

    October 27, 2014 1:57 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Madison Bumgarner smothered the Kansas City Royals for the second time in a week, pitching a four-hitter that led the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead. Bumgarner struck out eight and walked none in improving to 4-0... more »
  • Royals beats Giants 7-2, even World Series

    October 23, 2014 1:56 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo - Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.... more »
  • Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals 7-1

    October 22, 2014 1:55 AM

    KANSAS CITY, MO - Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night's World Series opener. In a matchup of streaking teams,... more »
  • Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance

    October 2, 2014 1:55 AM

    PITTSBURGH, PA - Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game. San Francisco will face NL East... more »
  • Goodell: NFL closely watching McDonald case

    September 4, 2014 8:24 AM

    RENTON, WA - Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL is closely watching San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald's case after the institution of the league's new policy on domestic violence. Goodell spoke after attending a youth event Wednesday night. Goodell said the league is still waiting to get all... more »
  • Goodbye to the Stick

    August 14, 2014 7:54 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- The City by the Bay is saying goodbye to Candlestick Park, where the San Francisco 49ers and the Giants celebrated championships. Thursday night, Sir Paul McCartney plays a concert that's expected to be the last event at the stadium before its demolished and replaced by a housing,... more »
  • Nude campaign speech

    August 6, 2014 7:56 PM

    NEW YORK- It's a long way from California to New York but that's where a candidate for San Francisco City Supervisor took his campaign for the right to be nude in public. George Davis stripped naked in Times Square to protest a public nudity ban passed in San Francisco... more »
  • New Orleans among cheapest vacation spots Play Video

    June 13, 2014 6:27 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Crescent City is one of the cheapest vacation spots in the country. Trip Advisor compiles the list each year as familes begin to prepare for their summer trips. To create the list, researchers consider the average price of a hotel stay, cocktails, dinner for two... more »
  • San Francisco may close crookedest street

    May 20, 2014 7:49 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- The "Crookedest Street in The World" may close temporarily in San Francisco much to the dismay of tourists. Lombard Street, the well-traveled curvy and winding road, may close for four consecutive weekends in late June and Include the Fourth of July. There's been a steady stream... more »
  • Man claims 'Zodiac Killer' is his father Play Video

    May 14, 2014 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Gary Stewart was just a few weeks old when his father abandoned him on a set of stairs in an apartment complex. Stewart was later adopted by a family in Baton Rouge, but as an adult he began to yearn for answers about his past, though he... more »
  • LSU defeats San Francisco 71-63 in NIT 1st round

    March 19, 2014 11:15 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - LSU built a 16 point 2nd half lead, then held off a late rally by San Francisco as they survived and advanced in the NIT with a 71-63 win Wednesday night. The Tigers got 16 points from Jarell Martin, 13 points from both Johnny O'Bryant III... more »
  • LSU men's basketball claims motivation, not disappointment at NIT bid

    March 17, 2014 10:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Although the LSU men's basketball team failed to make the NCAA tournament for the 5th straight year, Tiger players say they're still happy to be playing in the NIT, as they start their tournament run at San Francisco on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters on Monday afternoon,... more »
  • 49ers hurt from serious injury to NaVorro Bowman

    January 20, 2014 3:23 PM

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - San Francisco linebackers coach Jim Leavitt says he remains optimistic that NaVorro Bowman will be playing when the 49ers open new Levi's Stadium next season. Coach Jim Harbaugh said after Sunday's NFC championship game that the All-Pro linebacker is believed to have a torn anterior cruciate... more »
  • Saints trail 49'ers going into 4th Quarter

    November 17, 2013 5:51 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - For the Saints, it's been about overcoming turnovers and mistakes all game long. All 17 San Francisco points have come after New Orleans has turned over the ball. The 49'ers lead 17-14 and currently have the ball at the Saints' 28 yard line to start... more »
  • Saints take lead before half, 14-10

    November 17, 2013 4:56 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - San Francisco's Phil Dawson nailed a 55-yard field goal, but the Saints responded with a 1-yard run from Jed Collins to take the lead 14-10 with left 1:58 in the half. Travaris Cadet started the drive off with a long kickoff return to get the ball... more »
  • San Fran ties the game at 7

    November 17, 2013 4:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS -The 49'ers respond to the Saints' 97-yard touchdown drive with a TD pass of their own. Anquan Boldin hauled in an 11-yard touchdown pass from San Fran QB Colin Kaepernick. New Orleans lost the ball on a muffed punt by Lance Moore that set up San... more »
  • Saints on the board, lead 49'ers 7-0

    November 17, 2013 4:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Saints offense finally got going at the end of the first quarter against a stingy San Francisco defense. Drew Brees connected on a three-yard touchdown pass to Josh Hill to cap the scoring drive. Both teams had punted in their first two possessions. ... more »
  • 'Batkid' begins fighting crime in San Francisco

    November 15, 2013 1:07 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Batkid is fighting crime on the mean streets of San Francisco. Television news footage showed 5-year-old Miles Scott, aka Batkid, leaving the city's Union Square in one of two Batmobiles on Friday morning. The vehicles - two black Lamborghinis with Batman decals - were surrounded by media... more »
  • Niners confirm Haralson trade to Saints

    August 27, 2013 1:19 PM

    METAIRIE - The San Francisco 49ers have confirmed they have traded outside linebacker Parys Haralson to the New Orleans Saints and will receiver an undisclosed 2014 draft pick in return. Haralson must pass a physical in New Orleans for the trade to become official. While leaving 49ers headquarters Monday afternoon,... more »
  • Courts will treat Asiana passengers differently

    July 14, 2013 11:12 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - When the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 goes to court, the potential payouts will probably be vastly different for Americans and passengers from other countries, even if they were seated side by side as the jetliner crash-landed. An international treaty governs compensation to passengers harmed by... more »
  • Smoke billows from Asiana wreckage overnight

    July 12, 2013 9:04 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Crews removing the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport have encountered smoke. Smoke billowing from the wreckage overnight Friday was captured by KGO-TV cameras. The news station says it occurred moments after crews used a sling to lift the fuselage. The... more »
  • Local experts talk about surviving a plane crash Play Video

    July 8, 2013 9:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Aviation firefighters from across the state are taught lifesaving techniques a few miles from LSU. "We have a 40-hour program that we put people through... we put them through classroom and practical experience to learn the different skills," said Nick Palmer the airport and rescue firefighting... more »
  • FAA: Airliner crash lands in San Francisco

    July 6, 2013 2:21 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A federal aviation official says an Asiana Airlines flight has crashed while landing at San Francisco airport. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Lynn Lunsford says the Boeing 777 crashed at San Francisco Airport while landing on Saturday. A... more »
  • Union: Progress made in SF Bay Area transit talks

    July 3, 2013 9:53 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The Bay Area Rapid Transit agency and its striking union workers are scheduled to continue contract talks, as a union negotiator reported progress in discussions. Negotiator Josie Mooney with Service Employees International Union, Local 1021, said early Wednesday that talks were set to resume at 1 p.m.... more »
  • Judge considers effect of fungus on Calif. inmates

    June 17, 2013 2:21 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- An attorney representing inmates at two Northern California prisons has told a federal judge that prisoners vulnerable to a potentially deadly airborne fungus should be moved from the facilities immediately. Warren George with the Prison Law Office made the argument during a hearing on Monday before U.S. District... more »
  • Jim Harbaugh to drive Indianapolis 500 pace car

    May 22, 2013 10:27 AM

    INDIANAPOLIS - San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will return to Indianapolis on Sunday to drive the Indianapolis 500 pace car. Track officials made the announcement in a news release sent out early Wednesday morning. In a statement released by track officials, the NFL coach called the opportunity... more »
  • Fingerprints collected in Calif. girl's slaying

    April 29, 2013 9:05 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO- Sheriff's officials say investigators have collected fingerprints and what they believe is DNA from the home where an 8-year-old Northern California girl was stabbed to death. Calaveras County Sheriff's Capt. Jim Macedo tells the Modesto Bee authorities hope to have lab results on the evidence in a week.... more »
  • Bus ads called hate messages

    March 12, 2013 7:43 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO- Leaders in San Francisco denounced a series of anti-Islamic ads that will appear on ten city buses paid for by a conservative group. American Freedom Defense Initiative also posted ads in New York City, including one that called enemies of Israel "savages." The ads that'll be on San... more »
  • Halftime: Ravens lead 21-6

    February 3, 2013 6:57 PM

    Joe Flacco is making an early case for Super Bowl MVP with three touchdown passes on 13/20 and 192 yards passing at the break. San Francisco fell behind by as much as 18, but the Niners drove down before the end of the half to kick a 27-yard field... more »
  • Niners stop bleeding with fake field goal stop

    February 3, 2013 6:36 PM

    The Niners may have taken back some momentum after falling behind 14-3. The Ravens' Justin Tucker tried a fake field goal on 4th & 9 around the left side, but it was stopped by Darcel McBath and Patrick Willis. San Francisco trails Baltimore by 11; the largest comeback ever... more »
  • Ravens extend lead to 14-3

    February 3, 2013 6:23 PM

    Joe Flacco threw his second touchdown pass of Super Bowl 47 with a touchdown pass. The one-yard touchdown pass to Dennis Pitta has the Ravens in control early in the second quarter. Flacco is now 10/13 for 124 yards & 2 TD. Score: Baltimore 14 - San Francisco... more »
  • End of first quarter: Baltimore 7 - San Francisco 3

    February 3, 2013 6:06 PM

    After San Francisco failed to score on the opening drive of the Super Bowl, the two teams exchanged scoring drives - Baltimore with a 13-yard touchdown pass by Joe Flacco and San Francisco with a 36-yard field goal. Ravens safety Ed Reed did go to the locker room for... more »
  • Manningham a Super Bowl spectator for 49ers

    January 29, 2013 3:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Mario Manningham hobbled into the Superdome on crutches and found a seat in the stands to watch his San Francisco teammates go through media day frenzy, nearly two weeks after undergoing left knee surgery and a year after making the catch of his career in the New... more »
  • The hype grows at Super Bowl Media Day

    January 29, 2013 10:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - It is Media Day at the Super Bowl. Reporters from around the world get to question players from both conference winners today in the Superdome, where Baltimore and San Francisco will play for the NFL championship on Sunday. A lot of non-sports reporters are also involved,... more »
  • Readers of Armstrong book sue over denial of drug use

    January 24, 2013 3:46 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Readers of Lance Armstrong's two books detailing his cycling accomplishments are suing the disgraced athlete and his publishers because of his denials of drug use. A lawsuit was filed in federal court in Sacramento on Tuesday by several consumers who bought the best-selling books, including Rob Stutzman,... more »
  • Pilot who struck Bay Bridge had 3 prior mishaps

    January 8, 2013 1:30 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The pilot of the empty oil tanker that grazed the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge had three minor shipping mishaps previously. California Board of Pilot Commissioners records show that pilot Guy Kleess was at fault for two of the accidents. In one, a dock in the Port of... more »
  • Tanker which hit Calif. bridge had no oil cargo

    January 7, 2013 4:32 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Officials say the ship that hit the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was not carrying oil as cargo, only fuel to power its engines. The ship struck a tower of the bridge's western span around 11:20 a.m. Monday. Coast Guard and transportation officials say there were no reports... more »

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