Tag: San Francisco

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Cars, Mistakes Reported

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SAN FRANCISCO—The online public transportation network Uber Technologies Inc. was ordered by the state of California to remove its self-driving cars from the streets...

Man Who Set Fire To Chinese Consulate Sentenced To 35 Months

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SAN FRANCISCO—The Daly City resident who set fire to the San Francisco Chinese Consulate was sentenced to 35 months in prison on Thursday, December 1. On January 1,...

Judge Contemplates Lawsuit Filed By Kate Steinle’s Family

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SAN FRANCISCO—Over a year after the death of San Francisco resident Kathryn Steinle, 32, it was announced on Friday, December 2 that a federal judge is...

Up Close With San Francisco

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SAN FRANCISCO—Throughout my UCLA undergraduate career, I heard a lot about the city by the bay. Classmates and parents chimed in about its wonders. Intrigued,...

Chocolate For A Cause: 20th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival

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SAN FRANCISCO—It's a chocolate lover's delight this weekend in the Bay area! The 20th Annual Ghirardelli Chocolate Festival will take place Saturday, September 12...

LA Ranks Second For “Worst Traffic” In US

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LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles ranks as the second most congested city in the US, closely followed by San Francisco in third, according to The Urban...

House Votes To Cut Funding For “Sanctuary Cities”

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WASHINGTON D.C.—On Thursday, July 23, the House of Representatives passed a bill to cut federal funding for “sanctuary cities” like Los Angeles and San...

The Reddit Controversy

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CALIFORNIA—Reddit, a popular social news website headquartered in San Francisco, has been experiencing blackouts since July 2. The blackouts are a form of protest...

UCSF Honors Environment Sustainability Efforts

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SAN FRANCISCO—UCSF recognized its continued reputation as one of the most environmentally sustainable medical center in the country on June 22 with its 5th Annual...

EDC Attendee Who Died Identified

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CALIFORNIA—The man who died on June 21 at the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas has been identified by a Clark County coroner...

Instacart Making Workers Part-Time Employees

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SANTA MONICA—Following the lead of transportation for-hire service Uber, grocery-delivery service Instacart has made a move to classify some of its hired workers as...

Revenge Porn Site Accomplice Pleads Guilty

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STUDIO CITY—Charles Evens, a 26-year-old Studio City resident pleaded guilty in San Francisco Superior Court after being charged for illegal access to personal Gmail...

Bullet Train Faces Opposition In Southern California

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SHERMAN OAKS—Plans for a new bullet train in the future are being decided, but some Southern California residents are actively fighting to overturn the process. The...

Rapper Juicy J Hospitalized

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SAN FRANCISCO—Rapper Juicy J, 40, was hospitalized before his concert in San Francisco on Saturday, May 23 due to shortness of breath. He was admitted...

Justin Smith Announces Retirement From NFL

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SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco 49ers have announced that Justin Smith, a two-time All-Pro and five-time Pro Bowl defensive-end will hang-up his cleats and retire...

Tartt And Ward Reunited As Niners Teammates

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SAN FRANCISCO—The NFL Draft brings with it some of the most heart-warming and inspirational moments of the sports calendar, offering football fans a rare...

Smokeless Tobacco Banned In SF Ballparks

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SAN FRANCISCO—Beginning January 1, 2016, smokeless tobacco and chewing tobacco will be banned at sporting venues across the city. The new ordinance, signed on Friday, May...

Lincecum Dominates As Giants Sweep Angels

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SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Giants have inched ever-closer to the .500 mark after wrapping-up a series sweep of the Los Angeles Angels to the...

Draft Report: Baalke Picks Head-Scratchers

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SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco 49ers have officially wrapped-up the first draft of the Jim Tomsula era. This draft was not only a crucial one for...

John Stamos Revisits “Full House” Home

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HOLLYWOOD—Actor John Stamos, 51, star of the former television hit series "Full House," revisited the home where the show was set in San Francisco...
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