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Property Tax Hikes Without Voter Approval May Fund California Delta Water Tunnel Project

Funding for Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to build two massive tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to help transport water to Southern California may come from increased property taxes assessed on homeowners without a public vote.

11 hours ago

Affordable apartment complex Candlestick Heights celebrates its grand opening Thursday. (CBS SF)

Candlestick Heights Brings High-End, Affordable Apartments To San Francisco

There’s more affordable housing available in one of the most expensive rental markets following the grand opening of a new apartment complex in the Bay View District Thursday.

13 hours ago

“You can split lanes with it.”

CHP Removes Lane-Splitting Guidelines For Motorcyclists

he California Highway Patrol has pulled a post on its website outlining guidelines for motorcyclists on the topic of lane-splitting, much to the chagrin of some riders.

14 hours ago

Google Glass is displayed ahead of a discussion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism where participants discussed issues with the gadget and its role in storytelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Glass Among List Of Prohibited Items At Comic-Con 2014

Comic-Con attendees won’t be able to get their geek on completely as organizers have instituted a ban on Google Glass during panel sessions and screenings.

14 hours ago

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Phil Matier: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Was Targeted By FBI In Corruption Case

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was targeted, but never charged, by the FBI in the same sting operation involving Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and state Sen. Leland Yee, according to sources in the mayor’s office. KCBS, KPIX5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier explains that undercover agents donated to Lee’s campaign.

16 hours ago

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Hearing Postponed For ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow In Corruption Case Involving State Sen. Leland Yee

A hearing for Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a Chinatown association leader accused of money laundering and plotting to sell stolen goods, has been delayed until August 7, according to his attorney, Tony Serra.

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Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Returns To Court For Sen. Leland Yee Corruption Scandal

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a Chinatown association leader accused of money laundering and plotting to sell stolen goods, returns to a San Francisco courtroom Thursday morning.

17 hours ago

Authorities on the scene of a fatal hit and run at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. Police said a City of San Francisco Recreation and Parks vehicle was involved in the crash. (CBS)

$15 Million Settlement Proposed In Death Of Sunbather Run Over By SF City Vehicle

The Recreation and Park Commission has recommended the approval of a $15 million settlement in the death of Christine Svanemyr, who was laying with her 11-month-old daughter and a dog at Holly Park when she was allegedly run over by a department worker last September.

18 hours ago

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Levi’s Stadium Bringing Real Estate, Development Boom To Santa Clara

As if things weren’t changing fast enough in Silicon Valley’s real estate market, the new Levi’s Stadium is shifting things into overdrive. The 49ers have yet to take the field in their new home, but the gold rush is already on in the neighborhoods surrounding the new park.

18 hours ago