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Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tweeted this view of the Bay Area from the International Space Station. (Source: Twitter user @AstroSamantha)

Astronaut’s ‘Hello San Francisco’ Tweet Shows Clear View Of Bay Area From Space Station

An Italian astronaut tweeted a hello greeting to the Bay Area Tuesday morning with a picture of her view of the Bay from the International Space Station.

01/20/2015

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Oakland Protest In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. Shut Down BART Station Temporarily

Demonstrators gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza around 7 p.m. and have been marching through the streets since around 7:30 p.m., according to Oakland police.

01/18/2015

A bottle of influenza vaccine is seen in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2013-2014 influenza season is starting to take off in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bay Area Sees Spike In Flu Cases, 4 Deaths Reported

Cases of influenza are on the rise, and the California Department of Public Health announced that there have been four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area.

01/16/2015

Oakland luxury home for sale.

Time To Buy? Bay Area Home Sales Up In 2014 As Price Growth Slows

The average price of a home in the Bay Area is up again on a year over year basis, data released today by property information service CoreLogic DataQuick shows.

01/16/2015

flu shot

Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent Effective, Doesn’t Cover Bug Making Most People Sick

As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.

01/15/2015

California Earthquake generic

Earthquake Retrofits To Cost Los Angeles Billions, But Funding Source Remains Elusive

The Los Angeles City Council is mulling ways to pay for expensive retrofits of buildings in danger of collapsing during a major earthquake.

01/14/2015

California Highway Patrol officers confront protesters who were blocking interstate 80 during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Brutality Protester Attends Use-Of-Force Training With Officers, Sees Other Side Of Badge

An activist who has been critical of the use of force by police saw the other side of the shield when he joined deputies for a force-on-force training scenario.

01/14/2015

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FBI Wants To Tap Into Bay Area’s Talented Tech Pool To Solve Cybercrimes

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching a nationwide recruiting drive for talented tech professionals, who can keep up with hackers both foreign and domestic, and are publicizing it in the Bay Area due to the region’s vast talent pool.

01/13/2015

(Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

‘Bring A Spoon’ Demonstrations Planned At Montgomery BART Station During Friday Commute

Organizers are planning a protest at the Montgomery BART Station Friday, January 16th in solidarity with the Black Friday BART protesters who were arrested last year.

01/13/2015

Fog covers San Francisco (Ron Cervi/KCBS)

11 Images That Captured San Francisco Swallowed By Fog

Fog City lived up to its name Tuesday morning as daybreak revealed San Francisco covered up by ground-clinging clouds.

01/13/2015

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