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Uber is arming teams of independent contractors with burner phones and credit cards as part of its sophisticated effort to undermine Lyft and other competitors.
With new restaurants cropping up all over the city at a dizzying pace, San Francisco doesn’t have a shortage of places to eat. Restaurants, however, are finding one thing in short supply: people to cook the food.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested for a shooting in San Francisco's Silver Terrace neighborhood late Saturday that sent another man to the hospital, a police spokesman said today.
In a surprising move, an anti-union Southern California hospital chain hoping to buy the struggling Daughters of Charity Health Care System is suing employee unions under the federal RICO Act, saying the unions are trying to thwart that deal and others by using extortionist tactics aimed at forcing it to cave into union demands.
An early morning fire heavily damaged a San Francisco gas station and a nearby apartment house Tuesday before it was brought under control, authorities said.
Social Distortion lead singer and guitarist Mike Ness performs in concert at the newly reopened Fox Theater in Oakland on Feb. 6, 2009.
China claims it has found a way to create a supersonic underwater vessel that could travel from China to San Francisco in less than two hours using new developments in supercavitation.
Devin McCutcheon, a UCLA grad student focusing on San Francisco history, recently unearthed a quiz titled "Has your neighborhood become upscale?" clipped from the September 19, 1985, edition of the Chronicle .
If San Francisco city planners had known more about former thriving North Beach Latino neighborhood near Guadalupe Church, they would have done more to minimize the negative impact of the Broadway Tunnel, which ultimately displaced the community in the early 1950s.
Peter Brooks of Vallejo lost the chimney of his 119-year-old Heritage District house on Sunday, and he knows it's not the first time.
San Francisco's Department of Building Inspection is hoping that the Napa earthquake will be a wakeup call for owners of 2,000 soft story apartment buildings that have not been screened for seismic safety.
The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.
San Francisco food and beverage manufacturers and distributors said their future is threatened by lack of space, city regulations and other problems.
A boy struck by debris from a falling chimney was among more than 172 people treated at a Napa hospital after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck early Sunday and left victims with a variety of injuries, including concussions and broken bones, officials said.
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