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Phil Matier: SF Lawmakers Want Ride-Share Companies To Face Fair Regulations

UberX, Lyft and Side Car are all on notice now that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are looking at ways to clamp down on the ride sharing companies.

03/07/2014

Elon Musk testifies before U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense on National Security Space Launch Programs, March 5, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla’s Elon Musk Uses Crisis In Ukraine To Tout His SpaceX Company

At a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Musk said his rival in the world of military satellites, United Launch Alliance, has rockets made partially in Russia.

03/06/2014

A dry canal near Bakersfield, CA on February 6, 2014. (David McNew.Getty Images)

Health Impacts Of Drought Already Felt In Central Valley

An oversight hearing held in Sacramento revealed some startling details on how the drought will impact access to safe drinking water in disadvantaged communities around California.

02/19/2014

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Asiana Crash Probe Renews Debate Over Culture In Aviation

New details about the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet have renewed questions about whether a culture of strict deference to more-senior pilots can compromise air safety.

12/12/2013

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Asiana Captain Was ‘Very Concerned’ Before SFO Crash Landing

The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was stressed out and “very concerned” about attempting a visual approach because the runway’s automatic warning systems were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.

12/11/2013

Ye Meng Yuan (left) and Wang Lin Jia were killed when Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB Documents Reveal Asiana Crash Victim Was Run Over Twice

Federal investigators say a teenage girl who survived the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco only to be fatally struck by a fire truck actually was run over by two rescue vehicles in the accident’s chaotic aftermath.

12/11/2013

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Senate Committee Probes California Public Utilities Commission Over Safety

A state senate subcommittee will probe the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday in San Francisco about it’s perceived lack of safety enforcement in the years since the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.

11/18/2013

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Peninsula City Leaders Call For Pipeline Safety Transparency At Legislative Hearing

An array of officials from San Bruno, San Carlos and other Peninsula cities called at a state legislative hearing in San Carlos Monday for more, better, and more technical information about pipeline safety.

10/29/2013

O.J. Simpson Seeks Retrial In Las Vegas Court - Day 2

O.J. Simpson Set To Face Nevada Parole Board On Kidnapping Conviction

O.J. Simpson goes before a Nevada parole panel Thursday to plead for leniency in his 2008 kidnapping and robbery case, but even a favorable decision won’t spring the former football star from prison.

07/25/2013

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Supreme Court Skeptical Of Law Preventing Federal Benefits For Gays

The Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the federal law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits for married people.

03/27/2013

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