Janice Wright

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About The Bay: Shopping The America’s Cup Way

Many people might think of the America’s Cup sailing race as NASCAR on the water, but it’s clear who these races are geared to. The sails are big billboards for sponsors.

08/06/2013

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More Bragging Rights for Cable Car Ringing Champ

The defending champion bell-ringer reclaimed his title as the best at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s 50th annual cable car bell-ringing contest Thursday afternoon.

07/12/2013

Bay Area Red Cross volunteers

Bay Area Red Cross Volunteers To Help Arizona Wildfire Victims

Several volunteers are traveling to Arizona to help victims of the Yarnell Hill Fire.

07/05/2013

Tadich Grill restaurant on California St. in San Francisco's Financial District. (Missvain/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco’s Oldest Restaurant Opening Washington D.C. Location

The owner of the famed Tadich Grill restaurant, San Francisco’s oldest continuously running restaurant, is set to open a new locale in Washington, D.C.

05/21/2013

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New Operator To Take Control Of Struggling San Leandro Hospital

The Alameda Health System, formerly known as the Alameda County Medical Center, plans to take over San Leandro Hospital, officials confirmed this week.

05/17/2013

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Bay Area Firms Pledge Millions For San Francisco Super Bowl Bid

The Bay Area Super Bowl Committee will travel to Boston next week to personally present their bid for the 50th installment of the big game and they’re getting pledges from Google, Apple, Gap, Intel and Yahoo in order to seal the deal.

05/13/2013

Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images)

SF Symphony Contract Negotiations Continue In Hopes Of Avoiding Strike

The San Francisco Symphony resume contract negotiations with a federal mediator on Tuesday. While musicians have authorized a strike, they hope to avoid one.

03/11/2013

US President Barack Obama delivers his annual State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress and the Supreme Court on January 25, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers To Host Guests At Obama State Of The Union Address

KCBS Radio will carry the State of the Union, as well as the Republican response, live on 740AM & 106.9FM and streaming online.

02/12/2013

This file picture taken on December 29, 2012, in St.Peter's square at the Vatican shows Pope Benedict XVI saluting as he arrives to the ecumenical christian community of Taize during their European meeting. Pope Benedict XVI on February 11, 2013 announced he will resign on February 28, a Vatican spokesman told AFP, which will make him the first pope to do so in centuries. (Alberto Pizzolio/AFP/Getty Images)

California Cardinal Tainted In Abuse Scandal To Vote On Pope Benedict Successor

Leaders of SNAP, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, question why Cardinal Roger Mahoney is still being allowed to select a new pope.

02/11/2013

PG&E crews repair power lines on Highway 84 between Skyline Blvd. and Portola Rd. in Woodside after heavy rains caused landslides and fallen trees.

Fresh Round Of Storms Spark Landslide Fears For Bay Area Residents

This year’s drenching rains have many concerned about the possibility of landslides, but one expert from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said they don’t necessarily happen during the rain.

12/25/2012

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