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35 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The film is available in Sacramento on video on demand through Comcast, iTunes and other outlets. It also is playing at San Francisco's Vogue theater Part cinematic Lake Tahoe travelogue, part dysfunctional-family drama, the new film "Last Weekend" carried other distinctions as well when shooting began in fall 2012.
4 hrs ago | CBS Local
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has been beating the drums for better street lighting for years and now he's pushing some legislative changes. Among the initiatives, Wiener wants to prioritize street lighting for pedestrians out walking at night, switching to LED lights and their maintenance, including their replacement within 48 hours of when they go out.
5 hrs ago | SFGate
A man convicted of robbing three people in San Francisco last spring was granted a new trial after a Superior Court judge ruled that a juror's statements about gangs and another's story about a made-up kidnapping had tainted deliberations. Jurors found Fernando Renteria, 20, of Vacaville, guilty last month of committing three robberies within an hour and a half of each other on April 22. His attorney, Deputy Public Defender Megan Burns, filed a motion arguing that two of the jurors had wrongly convinced their fellow jurors that Renteria was a member of MS-13, an allegation that affected their impartiality.
6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
The 56-year-old venue, which sits atop Nob Hill in San Francisco, is open for business after undergoing a multimillion dollar renovation that began in the spring. The upgraded Masonic now features a state-of-the-art sound system, new stage and many other features that should greatly improve the concert-going experience, including new bars, concession stands and VIP luxury boxes.
7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Two people were injured when a vehicle crashed into the doors of a bar in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood this afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said. The crash was reported at 1:48 p.m. at 155 Columbus Ave., the location of Comstock Saloon, fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge said.
7 hrs ago | SFGate
File - JULY 11: Wells Fargo reported profits rose 4% from the same period last year, however the results were slightly lower than expected and the stock was down on early trading. - OAKLAND, CA - JULY 19: A sign is posted in front of a Wells Fargo Bank branch on July 19, 2011 in Oakland, California.
10 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan
East India Youth's William Doyle is an artist of two halves. On the one hand he's an emotional electronic songsmith: think a James Blake you don't want to grab by the scruff of the neck and pack off to national service.
11 hrs ago | Curbed
Affordable homes are getting nearly impossible to find in San Francisco, but it is apparently still possible to get a decent deal in the Bayview. A freshly renovated house at 919 Ingerson Avenue has become the latest member of our very non-illustrious Under $500K Club.
11 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Everything has its season, everything has its time. This lyrical bit of wisdom from "Pippin" would seem to hold true for everything -- except for classic American musicals touched by Diane Paulus.
14 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
The victim was shot during a robbery committed by two suspects who fled in a dark-colored vehicle, San Francisco police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said. The victim was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, Shyy said.
Tired of seeing utility poles and electrical wiring besmirching San Francisco's beauty? Have patience, for it could take more than 600 years before they're fully placed underground. That's the latest estimate for how much time would be needed for The City to make the remaining 470 miles of its above-ground utility lines subterranean, according to the City Controller's Office.
An 11-year-old child was injured in a collision with a taxi near Caltrain's 22nd Street station in San Francisco Sunday afternoon, a police spokesman said. Officers responded to the collision at 22nd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue around 4:45 p.m., Officer Gordon Shyy said.
John Francis Foran , who helped shape California's transportation policy over a 22-year career in the Legislature, died Thursday at his home in San Francisco. He was 84 and had suffered from cancer.
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