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The tan, hatch-marked area shows the alternative route for the Palmdale to Burbank portion of the California High-Speed rail project through the San Gabriel Mountains.
In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire following a pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif.
Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.
Authorities have tracked down and arrested former Lake Oswego High School cheerleader Julia Lynn Haner, who fled house arrest in June while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
A Northern California political consultant charged with bribery, racketeering and other counts in a sweeping indictment that also names a state senator and an alleged gang leader has pleaded not guilty.
San Francisco-based singer, songwriter and activist Linda Ronstadt and Oakland-based writer Maxine Hong Kingston received the 2013 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama Monday White House officials said.
The head of San Francisco's Erotic Service Providers Union has been a sex worker for 24 years - and "I hope to be doing it for another 24," says Maxine Doogan.
Vincent van Gogh dies, the Summer Olympics return after World War II, Jack Paar debuts on the "Tonight" show, Dylan crashes his motorcycle, and Prince Charles marries Diana, all on this day.
San Francisco police have detained a suspected shoplifter who stabbed a security guard Monday at a the Whole Foods Market at Haight and Stanyan streets.
BioHealth and Bryman colleges closed their doors Monday, about a week after their parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The complaint filed Monday alleges that pepper spray use is rampant against youth offenders, including those at risk of suicide or self-harm.
Newcomers to Silicon Valley are often shocked at how appallingly bad the transit options between San Francisco and the rest of the region can be.
Food pairings take on an entirely new meaning when you're planning your weekend at San Francisco's Outside Lands.
Drakes Bay Oyster Co. will be able to keep harvesting oysters for at least another 30 days in the wake of an agreement reached with the National Park Service Friday.
I just watched "Beaches" for the 12th time and suddenly noticed that when Barbara Hershey's character, the heiress Hilary Whitney, collapses for her final pre-death dramatics, she collapses in Atherton and is somehow taken to San Francisco General Hospital.
A very special delivery came to two Bay Area families in quite an unusual way this weekend when two fathers delivered their sons on different parts of the same freeway.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 01:10 am
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