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Image of complaint against the Thakor family. (San Francisco City Attorney)

Lawsuit Filed Against Alleged Slumlord Owners Of San Francisco SRO Hotels

The San Francisco city attorney filed a lawsuit Friday against a family that owns and operates at least 15 San Francisco single-room occupancy hotels for violating health, safety and tenancy rights regulations.

05/13/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

A female pedestrian was hit in the same crosswalk that a man was hit in last February. (CBS)

Woman Hit By Car In San Francisco’s Sunset District Where Man Was Hit In February

A 21-year-old woman was struck and injured by a car while walking in San Francisco’s Sunset District Thursday afternoon, police and fire officials said.

05/08/2014

Cyclists ride along a new bike lane along a one-way portion of Polk St. in San Francisco, May 2, 2014. (CBS)

Specialized Contraflow Bike Lane Opens On San Francisco’s Polk Street For Safer Cycling

A new contraflow bike lane opened on Friday on a stretch of Polk Street in San Francisco, with a physical barrier protecting cyclists from the surrounding traffic.

05/02/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Fined $89K By State Workplace Safety Officials For Worker Injuries

Tesla Motors, an electric car manufacturer in Northern California, has been fined $89,000 by state workplace safety officials for violations related to an incident that injured three workers last year.

05/01/2014

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

SJ Stowaway Highlights Broader Security Concerns At U.S. Airports

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

04/23/2014

Smoke detector ( FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire Marshal Shuts Down Classrooms At A Santa Rosa High School Over Safety Violations

A Santa Rosa high school has shut down several classrooms after the local fire marshal uncovered a series of safety code violations.

04/18/2014

A firefighter uses a hose to douse the flames of the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cal Fire Hiring Seasonal Firefighters, Busy Season Expected

Cal Fire announced they’re hiring more seasonal firefighters in response to the state having already seen three times as many wild fires this year than normal.

04/14/2014

Kids at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco show off their reflective wristbands on April 10, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

San Francisco Elementary School Kids Get Important Lesson On Pedestrian Safety

Students at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco were given reflective slap wristbands to help them stand out when they are walking, while getting some advice from Police Chief Greg Suhr.

04/10/2014

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Samsung Appeases San Francisco DA’s Request For Smartphone Anti-Theft Feature

In a major victory for San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon, Samsung has agreed to make anti-theft features available on its latest smartphone.

04/04/2014

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