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The Bay Area is the only region in California where more people are moving in from elsewhere in the United States than moving out, another sign of the tech industry's rebound and the creation of more jobs here, according to a state population report released Thursday.
A state appeals court has upheld a San Francisco law banning the use of non-compostable plastic bags at checkout stands in retail stores and grocery markets.
Berkeley and Pacifica passed broad new policies protecting and accommodating transgender students Wednesday night, moving ahead of a similar state law that likely will face a voter referendum next November.
Cops in Washington are working with police in the Bay Area to see if the theft of $648,000 in pricey wine is connected to a March wine-stealing incident, according to the Seattle Times.
A portrait of Mandela hung at the top of the steps inside San Francisco City Hall Wednesday morning, where hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of the human rights leader, who died Thursday.
San Francisco General Hospital Foundation announced today that it will celebrate the 10thanniversary of the Hearts in San Francisco project at the Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark on Thursday, February 13, 2014 , with twelve new heart designs for the 2014 series.
An ex-United Airlines employee and his wife pleaded not guilty in Superior Court Tuesday to stealing an East Bay couple's luggage during the chaos of the Asiana plane crash at SFO and then returning the belongings to Nordstrom for a $5,000 payout.
The Supreme Court is considering whether to give a new sentencing hearing to a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky.
Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
The mysterious high-tipper who has left $1,000 tips in restaurants in San Francisco and other cities has been identified , according to reports in the New York Post and Gawker's Valleywag.
The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was stressed out and "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic warning systems were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
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The first officer aboard Asiana Flight 214 told investigators that he called out the plane's excessive sink rate -- its rate of descent -- "more than four times" in the two minutes before the plane crashed, according to information released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday as it began a marathon 11-hour hearing into the July ... (more)
A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Richmond on Monday after police officers spotted him carrying an Uzi submachine gun, according to police sergeant.
A fire at a San Francisco recycling warehouse was extinguished after burning for more than nine hours overnight, an acting fire captain said Tuesday.