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NASA Picks SpaceX And Boeing To Resume U.S. Human Spaceflight, After Retiring Space Shuttle Fleet

In a major announcement that will end the reliance on the Russians to launch Americans into space and could also determine which private company launches the first manned mission to mars, NASA on Tuesday afternoon awarded the human spaceflight contract worth $6.8 billion to both SpaceX and Boeing.

09/16/2014

(Mitch Diamond/Getty Images)

San Francisco Plans To Shame Landlords For Quake Building Safety

The city plans this week to slap large signs on hundreds of apartment buildings to publicly shame their owners into complying with an earthquake-safety ordinance passed last year.

09/16/2014

Intersection of Market and Castro Streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

Transportation Planners Consider Program To Keep Cars From Blocking San Francisco Intersections

The City of San Francisco is considering initiating a program called “Don’t Block the Box’” to get drivers to stop clogging up intersections as they leave during the afternoon commute or head to a Giants’ games.

09/15/2014

(U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Opium-Filled Soap Bars From Thailand Seized At SFO

A box of soap delivered to San Francisco International Airport from Thailand was hiding nearly 9 pounds of opium.

09/15/2014

(Madera County Sheriff)

Hundreds Flee Wildfires Near Sierra Nevada Foothills, Over 400 Homes Threatened

Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures, many of them homes.

09/15/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Wins 5th In A Row, Giants Rout Dodgers 9-0

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched himself into the San Francisco record book, took a share of the major league lead for wins and, most important to the soft-spoken southpaw, moved his team one […]

09/13/2014

(Indiegogo)

Will Ferrell Challenges Video Gamers To Play With Him At SF’s Twitch TV For Cancer Charities

“Anchorman” Will Ferrell is offering video game fans a chance to play with him in San Francisco to raise money for charities that help children with cancer.

09/12/2014

Giants Mascot Lou Seal (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Watch Lou Seal Scare This Hayward Kid At The Giants Game

Don’t be mad at Lou, kid. It’s literally his job to be overly excited about the game.

09/11/2014

View from the Marin Headlands (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Marin Tops ‘Best County In California’ List

The folks living at the southern end of the Golden Gate Bridge may live in one of the most vibrant cities on earth, but they don’t reside in the best county in California, according to the Real Estate website Movoto.

09/11/2014

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