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A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Addresses Lack Of Affordable Housing With Construction Push

Responding to a lack of affordable housing in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee announced an executive order putting construction of new units on the fast track. The move comes amid protests over an increasing number of evictions under the state’s Ellis Act.

12/18/2013

Icicles created by drip irrigation are illuminated by a cars headlights as they hang from an orange tree January 17, 2007 in Orange Cove, California. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency as an estimated 70% of California's citrus crops have been damaged by a severe cold snap that is bringing below freezing tempuratures to California's central valley. The cold is expected to continue through January 21. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Citrus Growers X-Raying Fruit To Assess Freeze Damage To Crop

The recent stretch of cold weather days in Northern California could have long-term effects on state’s citrus industry and growers are using a high-tech way of assessing the damage.

12/12/2013

A private shuttle bus pulls drives across Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Set To Regulate Tech Company Shuttles Using Muni Bus Stops

Private tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city’s transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.

12/06/2013

Surveillance photo of a man suspected of attacking a woman known as the "Cat Lady" and throwing her two cats into San Francisco Bay on November 25, 2013. (San Francisco Animal Care & Control)

Video May Lead To Suspect In San Francisco ‘Cat Lady’ Attack

Surveillance video has provided new clues for authorities in the search for a man suspected of attacking a San Francisco woman known as the “Cat Lady” and throwing her two cats into San Francisco Bay last month.

12/02/2013

PG&E workers inspect a segment of gas pipeline.

PG&E To Put San Carlos Pipeline Back In Operation

The utility will return service to Line 147 on Monday, albeit at minimal pressure.

11/28/2013

St Anthony's Dining Room

St. Anthony’s Foundation Gears Up For Thanksgiving Amid Increasing Need

With Thanksgiving a day away, local food banks are reporting a surge in turkey donations. In San Francisco, St. Anthony’s Foundation charity managers said the need has grown as well.

11/27/2013

A bicyclist rides along the Embarcadero. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Drowns Pets Belonging To San Francisco’s ‘Cat Lady’ In Bay

San Francisco are looking for witnesses to the drowning of two cats Monday afternoon along the Embarcadero waterfront.

11/26/2013

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department (r) stands outside a BART train while passengers board, San Francisco (AP)

BART Board Rejects Family Leave Clause; Contract Deal In Jeopardy

The tentative agreement that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike last month was rejected by the agency’s board of directors during Thursday’s vote.

11/21/2013

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Port Of Oakland Truckers Circle City Hall; Want Extension On Emissions Law

A convoy of trucks circled Oakland City Hall during Wednesday’s lunch hour as Mayor Jean Quan and air regulators met with members of the Port of Oakland Truckers Association over upcoming pollution rules.

11/13/2013

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Protesters Seek New UC President’s Ouster Over Immigration Stand

University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.

11/12/2013

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