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A top Nuclear Regulatory Commission official has rejected a federal expert’s recommendation to shut down California’s last operating nuclear power plant until it can determine whether its reactors can withstand powerful shaking from nearby earthquake faults.
A person was hit by a San Francisco Municipal Railway Muni Metro train at the agency’s Van Ness station Wednesday morning, fire officials said.
Runaway Hayward teen Minh Ly was located at the Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco after he went missing Saturday, police said Wednesday.
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking believes the recently discovered Higgs boson, also known as the “God particle,” has the potential to unravel the universe, at least theoretically, as he writes in the forward of a new book on space travel.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.0-magnitude aftershock in American Canyon about seven miles south of Napa Thursday morning.
With almost one year on the job, the head of Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority wants to speed up light-rail service.
The Castro Theatre plans to sell it’s famed Wurlitzer organ. Taking its place is a digital console with seven keyboards and over 800 stops — likely to be the largest of its kind in the world.
Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.
The quake — although it exacted a greater toll in damage and injuries in Napa Valley — was the latest blow to a hard-luck community that has weathered years of bankruptcy and is now beset by poverty, gangs and crime.