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VIDEO: Woman dragged by San Francisco Muni train after getting hand caught in door

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The state is now investigating what lead to a woman's hand getting stuck in a Muni train door. ABC7 obtained video by the San Francisco Examiner of the incident that injured the Muni rider.


San Francisco Braces For Larger 420 Cannabis Celebration, Warns Against Black Market Pot

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — San Francisco is on the eve of another 420, the unofficial cannabis holiday is set to bring another wave of marijuana enthusiasts to Golden Gate Park and Haight-Ashbury on Saturday.


Increasing Rent Pushing Out ‘Commonwealth’ Restaurant in San Francisco

Soaring rent prices are becoming an all too familiar story in the Bay Area and is now forcing a five-star Michelin rated restaurant in San Francisco to close. The Commonwealth Restaurant has been serving California cuisine in the Mission district for nearly a decade. The landlord of the restaurant n


Month-Long Removal of SF Transbay Terminal Temporary Shoring to Begin Sunday

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — After fractures were discovered in some of the steel beams that make up the new Salesforce Transit Center in downtown San Francisco, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) installed a temporary shoring support system to enable crews to conduct repairs.


‘We let the public down’: Outrage swirls after man convicted of 1985 Richmond murder freed from Death Row

MARTINEZ — A February plea deal that set a man free from Death Row 33 years after he was convicted of raping and beating an 84-year-old widow to death has led to harsh criticism from inside and outside the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office.


A lonely South Asian in 1850 San Francisco

South Asians started slowly trickling into Northern California during the Gold Rush. We recently found evidence of a South Asian man who lived and died in 1850 San Francisco. In my research, this is the earliest evidence I’ve seen of South Asians in Northern California.


SFPD Searches for Possible Kidnapping Suspect

Police in San Francisco are searching for a possible kidnapping suspect after a "physical altercation" occurred Friday just before noon. A witness told police officers that the incident at Noe and Clipper Street in Noe Valley looked like a kidnapping, police said.


Anti-smoking advocates question industry motives for backing higher purchasing age

Public health and anti-tobacco advocates are no longer facing fierce opposition from the tobacco industry in their push to raise the legal purchasing age from 18 to 21. The reversal, prompted in large part by rising youth vaping rates, means tobacco companies like Altria are now on the frontline pus


Tech IPOs add fuel to San Francisco’s office boom

Next to the Warriors’ new arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay, Uber’s four new headquarters buildings are rising. The ride-hailing giant, which has filed to go public this year, plans to move 7,000 employees there starting in 2020.


AccuWeather Forecast: Misty morning, cloudy afternoon

Today starts out misty with some drizzle and clouds move in this afternoon. Highs range from 58-70 degrees. Easter Sunday will be mainly sunny and a bit milder, with highs ranging from near 60 at the coast to mid 70s inland. A major warming trend will begin on Monday, carrying inland temperatures in


San Francisco Police Department Apologizes for Leaked Report on Jeff Adachi's Death

A freelance photographer is alleged to have offered a TV news station confidential police information on the death of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi in exchange for money, an official with the Public Defender's office said Thursday at a Board of Supervisor's committee hearing.


San Francisco Police Investigate Possible Kidnapping In Noe Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police in San Francisco are investigating a possible kidnapping Friday afternoon that happened in the Noe Valley neighborhood near a middle school, according to authorities.


The lowest priced apartment rentals for rent in Noe Valley, San Francisco

Noe Valley is extremely walkable, is convenient for biking and has good transit options, according to Walk Score's rating system. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Noe Valley look like these days—and what might you get for the price?


Body Found in Bay Identified as Man Who Went Missing in Pacifica

A body that was pulled from the San Francisco Bay Friday night has been identified as the 28-year-old Merced County man who went missing at Rockaway Beach in Pacifica last month.


Whales killed by ship strikes and malnutrition in San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Ship strikes and malnutrition are what caused the deaths of half a dozen gray whales in the past two months in the San Francisco Bay Area. The most recent whale washed ashore in Pacifica on Apr. 16.


April 20-21: East Contra Costa Events

Here is a look at this weeks events around Contra Costa County for the weekend of April 20-21. The list also includes some events out of the area that may be of interest. 9:00 am: Oakley Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast.


Who’s Really Buying Property in San Francisco?

Updated on April 19 at 1:28 p.m. ET. There has never been a town like the one San Francisco is becoming, a place where a single industry composed almost entirely of rich people thoroughly dominates the local economy. Much of the money that’s been squished out of the rest of the world gets funneled b


Rare San Francisco sighting: Young elephant seal at Aquatic Park draws crowds

A young northern elephant seal has made a rare appearance in San Francisco, taking up temporary residence on the sand of Aquatic Park to the delight of passersby who are getting a close look at the marine mammal.


Here’s what California marijuana smokers think about driving while high

Many cannabis-culture celebrations will take place on 4/20 (April 20), so here’s a look at some pot smokers’ opinions on driving and tips to self-assess if you are too high.


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