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The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

German Man Tried Stowing Away Aboard Cargo Ship In Oakland

A German national has been charged in federal court with sneaking onto a container ship at the Port of Oakland in the hopes of catching a ride to South Korea to be with his pregnant wife.

12/10/2014

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Tech Companies Scooping Up Commercial Properties In San Francisco’s Financial District

It’s not exactly a takeover but in San Francisco’s Financial District, bankers, lawyers and insurance executives are increasingly rubbing shoulders with workers from the tech industry.

11/25/2014

Sixteen-month-old Kabibe was becoming stronger and more 
independent every day. Photo by Marianne Hale

San Francisco Zoo Keepers Claim Gorilla Enclosure Is Unsafe; Say Management Was Aware

The doors in the San Francisco Zoo’s gorilla enclosure had a history of mechanical problems long before of them crushed a 16-month female gorilla named Kabibe earlier this month, according to a newspaper investigation.

11/21/2014

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Berkeley City Council Considers Banning Pet Restrictions For Tenants

The city of Berkeley is considering a new ordinance that would ban landlords from having any pet restrictions on their properties.

10/20/2014

bicycle generic

Cyclist Injured After Squirrel Fatally Jumps Into Spokes During Charity Race

A small squirrel sent a cyclist in the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike ride in Sonoma County to the hospital on Saturday.

10/07/2014

Filmmaker Josh Trank (credit: Lucasfilm/CBS)

Josh Trank To Direct Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’ Film

The “Chronicle” director will helm one of the two announced spin-offs being made outside of the third “Star Wars” trilogy…

06/05/2014

(CBS SF)

Apple Diversifying, Reportedly Talking With Tesla Motors

Could Apple be branching out into cars? Looking for the next big thing, the merger and acquisitions chief, Adrian Perica, met with Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk last spring, according to sources.

02/17/2014

Sgt. Tom Smith (BART Police)

Source: BART Officer Mistook Sgt. Tom Smith For Armed Suspect

There’s new information that the BART officer who shot and killed a fellow officer earlier this week, thought his victim, Sergeant Tom Smith, was an armed suspect.

01/25/2014

Bay Bridge Bolt

Feds Now Probe Bad Bay Bridge Bolts; Opening Day In Doubt

The Federal Highway Administration said Monday that it had launched a probe into why seemingly undesirable bolts were used on portions of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

05/13/2013

San Francisco Chronicle newspaper vendor Dallas Ayers waits for customers February 24, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

DA’s Office Drops Case In Killing Of SF Chronicle Vendor

A man who was arrested on suspicion of killing a newspaper vendor in San Francisco in January has had his case discharged pending further investigation, a district attorney’s office spokesman said Tuesday.

03/20/2013

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