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Lawsuit Seeks To Block SF’s Airbnb Legislation; Calls It ‘Unconstitutional’

San Francisco’s new law legalizing home shares suffered a setback Monday when HomeAway filed a lawsuit challenging the measure.

11/03/2014

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

Victim ID’d In Fatal Tour-Bus Accident; SF City Hall Aware Pedestrian-Safety Measures Need Improvement

The investigation continues into Thursday’s deadly crash in the crosswalk in front of San Francisco City Hall where a motorized-cable car ran over an accountant from the City Controller’s Office.

10/24/2014

A general view during the 2014 World Series Media Day at Kauffman Stadium on October 20, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Kansas City Mayors Wager Barbecue, Sourdough, Community Service For World Series Bet

The mayors of Kansas City and San Francisco have a bet riding on the outcome of the World Series.

10/21/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to reporters after finishing a speechabout th CIA on the Senate floor, on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Feinstein (D-CA) who is Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has accused the CIA of secretly removing documents from computers used by the Senate Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Is Senator Feinstein Putting San Francisco’s Mayor Lee On The Hot Seat Over Airbnb Legislation?

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has some strong words about proposed Airbnb legislation under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and doesn’t want anything getting pushed through too soon.

10/21/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Taxi Drivers Say SFO Is Making A Big Mistake By Allowing Lyft, Uber To Operate At Airport

Members of the San Francisco Airport Commission have approved a three-month trial period that will allow Lyft, Uber and Sidecar to operate at SFO International Airport, but cab drivers say it’s a big mistake.

10/21/2014

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Sidecar Is First Transportation Network Company To Sign Permit To Legally Operate At SFO

San Francisco International Airport has announced an agreement with Sidecar to legally operate at SFO Airport. It is the first transportation network company to officially sign such a permit.

10/14/2014

Marc Benioff (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Dreamforce Tech Conference Descends Upon SoMa; Attendees Asked To Participate In Food Drive

Salesforce is throwing its annual Dreamforce software conference in San Francisco with the CEO, Marc Benioff, touting a food-drive effort that asks attendees bring canned goods with a goal of providing up to one million meals.

10/13/2014

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fire Commission Meets Behind Closed Doors To Discuss Embattled Chief’s Job Performance

150 firefighters gave the San Francisco Fire Chief a vote of no-confidence regarding her job performance in a closed-door meeting Thursday night.

10/10/2014

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fire Chief Has No Plans To Step Down Despite Calls For Resignation

San Francisco’s fire chief spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the recent calls for her resignation by a coalition of rank and file organizations and said she has no plans to step down.

10/02/2014

Flag of the People's Republic of China (Daderot/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Flies Chinese Flag At City Hall As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong

The city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.

10/02/2014

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