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Singer Beyonce at a show in London, England on June 1, 2013. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Neighborhoods Get Reprieve From ‘Freeyoncé’ On Second Night Of The Pop-Star’s Concert At AT&T Park

It was another large crowd of fans that gathered at AT&T Park in San Francisco Wednesday night for the final show of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s North American tour, but this time the music was mostly confined to the ballpark—not surrounding neighborhoods.

08/07/2014

Image taken from a 9th grade sex-ed textbook (KPIX)

Fremont Sex-Ed Textbook With Topics On Bondage, Vibrators Along With Explicit Diagrams Has Parents Riled Up

More than a 1,000 people have signed an online petition protesting the use of a controversial health education book in the Fremont Unified School District’s 9th-grade curriculum.

08/06/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Who Previously Tried To Illegally Board SFO Flights Apparently Succeeds At Mineta San Jose Airport

A San Francisco woman with a history of trying to sneak on board flights at San Francisco International Airport has apparently succeeded at another Bay Area airport.

08/05/2014

(Kevork Djansezian/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Palo Alto Targets Water Wasters With Newly-Approved Restrictions

Palo Alto officials are targeting water-wasting activities like washing down sidewalks and irrigating to the point of saturation. City council approved the new series of restrictions late Monday night.

08/05/2014

(Photo courtesy of San Francisco Firefighters Local 798)

8 Construction Workers Suffer Smoke Inhalation In 3-Alarm Fire At Former SF Hotel

Eight construction workers were hospitalized with smoke inhalation after a three-alarm fire broke out at a building undergoing renovations near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza Monday afternoon.

08/04/2014

The Chevron refinery in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Richmond City Council Approves Chevron Plan To Modernize Refinery

The $1 billion plan would include upgrades to all carbon steel piping in the refinery’s crude unit and the installation of more sensors and air monitors.

07/30/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Still In The Running For Tesla Motors’ New Battery Factory

California is making a late push to land electric-car maker, Tesla Motors’ new high-tech battery factory that would create thousands of jobs.

07/21/2014

A view of the San Francisco waterfront near the Ferry Building. (Port of San Francisco)

State Lands Commission, Which Includes Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, Files Lawsuit Challenging Prop B In San Francisco

Proposition B, approved in June, requires voter approval for any developments along the San Francisco waterfront that exceeds current height limits.

07/16/2014

Daphne Viola Webb reported missing by her father on July 10, 2013. (Oakland Police Department)

1 Year After Oakland Girl Goes Missing, Police Hand Daphne Webb Investigation Over To Prosecutors

One year after the disappearance of a two-year-old girl who remains missing, Oakland police confirmed they’ve now handed over their investigation to prosecutors.

07/11/2014

An overflow spillway stands dry at the Lexington Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in Los Gatos, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Extreme Drought Conditions Force Santa Clara County Water Officials To Let Los Gatos Creek Go Dry

Water officials said they need to reduce flows from Lexington Reservoir to Los Gatos Creek by more than half, so there’s enough water to keep at least some the creek wet until the winter.

07/03/2014

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