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Police officers protect the City Hall as protesters from Occupy Oakland -the local offshoot of Occupy Wall Street- marched to the buiding in Oakland on January 28, 2012. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Monitor: OPD Making Progress, Still Struggling With Racial Profiling

Oakland Police Department’s federal monitor released a report that says it has to comply with just six of the 51 original reform goals that were imposed over 10 years ago.

06/17/2014

A newly naturalized U.S. citizen has his photo taken with members of the U.S. Air Force Junior ROTC color guard in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Contra Costa School Board Approves Plan To Fund Junior ROTC Program

The plan calls for an allocation of $100,000 a year for two years to fund the program, which will be established at De Anza High School in Richmond in the fall.

06/12/2014

America's Cup - Final Race

America’s Cup Eliminates One Prospective Venue For 2017; Could Be San Francisco

America’s Cup officials have reduced the prospective venues for the next regatta from four to three, and it appears San Francisco has been eliminated.

06/10/2014

A Christian holding a crucifix praying beads (Saif Dahlah/AFP/Getty Images)

Bishop O’Dowd High School Teacher Among 3 Let Go Over Morality Contract

Instead of signing the morality contract enacted by the Diocese of Oakland, Bishop O’Dowd teacher Kathleen Purcell crossed out portions of it, and will be let go after graduation this year.

05/21/2014

A N Judah streetcar enters the San Francisco Muni Metro system at the Sunset Tunnel eastern portal next to Duboce Park. (Christopher Beland)

Standing Room Only? Muni’s Experiment With Fewer Seats Begins With N Line

San Francisco Muni is experimenting with offering fewer seats and more standing room on its fleet of vehicles. The idea is to get riders on and off the trains faster.

05/19/2014

Sullivan’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in San Francisco, California. (CBS)

San Francisco Funeral Home Could Close Soon Following Big Rig Crash

Sullivan’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services owner Jim Sullivan said he has been thinking of retiring and selling the valuable plot of land, now that his kids are grown and have their own careers.

05/15/2014

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Big Rig Crashes Into Funeral Home Causing Fire In San Francisco

A big-rig crashed into a funeral home and caused a fire in San Francisco’s Castro District early Thursday morning, police said.

05/15/2014

A drone of the Delta drone company. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Universities Train Next Generation Of Drone Operators As FAA Considers Their Commercial Regulation

The recent revelation that a U.S. commercial jet nearly collided with a drone is adding urgency to the need for new FAA rules governing commercial drones. Meanwhile, universities are training their next generation of operators for journalistic practice.

05/13/2014

A rendering of the prvious arena plan (credit: AECOM - official architecture team)

Warriors Tout Transit Benefits Of New ‘Inland’ Arena; Some Former Opponents Agree

The Golden State Warriors now plan to build their new arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood and Rick Welts, the team’s president and chief of operations, said that besides a view, the new site has everything needed.

04/22/2014

A sprinkler waters a lawn in the Bay Area. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Water District Officials Recommend Voluntary Conservation, Despite Drought

Officials with the East Bay Municipal Utility District have recommended to continue asking residents to reduce their water use by 10 percent, without mandatory water rationing.

04/21/2014

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