San Francisco

File - In this Oct. 2, 1970, file photo shows the "crookedest street in the world," the 1000-block of Lombard Street in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/File)

Famous San Francisco street to see summer closing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco transit leaders will temporarily close a stretch of Lombard Street, a popular tourist spot that’s known as the “Crookedest Street in The World.” On Tuesday, the city’s Municipal Transportation […]

05/20/2014

This April 21, 2014 file photo shows  the new Levi's Stadium during a preview tour in Santa Clara, Calif.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file)

AP Source: 49ers stadium to host Pac-12 title game

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 Conference will announce at a news conference Thursday that it is moving the league championship game to the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara, a person familiar […]

05/14/2014

George Lucas

San Francisco mayor wants filmmaker’s museum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mayor Edwin Lee isn’t about to lose a museum to be filled with George Lucas’ lifetime art collection and movie memorabilia to another city. The San Francisco mayor has given his […]

05/03/2014

Paul McCartney performing at Fenway Park in Boston, Mass., July 9, 2013.  (Photo by Marc Andrew Deley/Invision/AP, File)

Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick concert

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pop legend Paul McCartney is set to return to Candlestick Park to offer a swan song to the San Francisco 49ers’ former stadium. McCartney’s website posted a statement Thursday confirming that […]

04/24/2014

A man looks at a tipped over Smart car on the corner of Prospect and Oso Streets in San Francisco, Monday, April 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Police probe Smart car vandalism in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four Smart cars were flipped over in an apparent vandalism spree Monday in two San Francisco neighborhoods. Police said they didn’t know whether the attacks were a prank or another episode […]

04/08/2014

A tipped over Smart car is shown on the sidewalk at the corner of Prospect and Oso streets in San Francisco, Monday, April 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Smart car tipping in San Francisco

We’ve found 2014’s urban, hipster alternative to cow tipping. Apparently, punks in San Francisco are now doing SMART CAR TIPPING. These guys run around, find a smart car, and flip it either on to its […]

04/08/2014

California seeks to dam 3 Delta channels

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water officials are planning to temporarily dam three channels on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to keep out salty ocean water if the state’s drought persists. Two of the barriers would […]

03/12/2014

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Judge says 2 California laws are unconstitutional

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled two California laws enacted through the initiative process are unconstitutional because they retrospectively increase the punishments for crimes committed before the laws came into effect. U.S. […]

03/02/2014

UC Davis breaks ground on new art museum

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Davis is breaking ground on a new $30 million arts museum that has been years in the making. University officials on Saturday kicked off the eventual construction […]

03/01/2014

A man runs through Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach, Calif. on Saturday, March 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Saturated slopes worry California cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously […]

03/01/2014

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