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Ed Lee (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Helps At San Francisco-Marin Food Bank As Part of #LoveLocalSF Day

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee helped box up carrots for the needy at the SF-Marin Food Bank as a part of #LoveLocalSF, a citywide event showing off businesses and attributes.

11/05/2014

bike lane, bicycle

Bicyclist Sues San Francisco Police After Arrest For Carrying Infant Son In Baby Carrier

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — A man filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the San Francisco police department after he was arrested for riding his bicycle with his infant son strapped to his chest. The suit […]

10/15/2014

Leland Yee (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Phil Matier: State Sen. Leland Yee’s Campaign Funds Available For His Legal Defense

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee could have over $600, 000 to spend on his legal bills thanks to the campaign donations he accumulated for his now-defunct run for Secretary of State.

03/31/2014

Police at a triple shooting scene on Hunter Avenue in Oakland (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland Police Want To Scrap ‘Ineffective’ ShotSpotter System

Police in Oakland want to drop the city’s ShotSpotter program—a gunshot detection system—calling it expensive and redundant, despite calls from residents in high-crime neighborhoods to keep it.

03/14/2014

A fire truck stands in front of the closed international terminal at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013.  (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

SF Firefighters Raking In Overtime, Among Highest-Paid City Workers

Insider Phil Matier reports San Francisco firefighters are doing pretty well financially as overtime pay is making them some of the highest-paid city workers.

03/10/2014

The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Federal Investigators Denied Access By Tesoro Refinery After Chemical Release Burns Workers

Federal investigators looking into last Wednesday’s industrial accident at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez, where two workers were sprayed in the face with sulfuric acid, have been denied access on their attempted return visits.

02/21/2014

San Francisco (USA,CA) - 34th America's Cup - ORACLE Team USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand, Race Day 15

Report Finds America’s Cup Failed To Live Up To Expectations For SF Economy

A new report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute indicates that the City of San Francisco lost money hosting the America’s Cup.

12/10/2013

Print editions of the San Francisco Chronicle roll off the printing press (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Chronicle Disputes NY Times Report About Ending Food Section

The San Francisco Chronicle is disputing a report in the New York Times which said the newspaper plans to stop publishing its beloved standalone food section.

11/13/2013

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Sonoma Co. Sheriff’s Deputy May Not Have ID’d Himself As Law Enforcement In Lopez Shooting

The Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a 13-year-old boy in Santa Rosa last week may not have identified himself as a law-enforcement officer before opening fire.

10/30/2013

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Francisco Chronicle Will Not Use Washington Redskins Name

The newspaper is the latest to refuse to use the name Redskins.

10/30/2013

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