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circa 1895:  Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910) the novelist, who wrote under the pen name of Mark Twain.  (Photo by Ernest H. Mills/Getty Images)

Treasure Trove Of Mark Twain Writings Discovered In SF Chronicle Archives

Mark Twain fans have a new cache of writings to pour through, many of which are 150 years old.

05/04/2015

Jason Rezaian, Iran, journalist

Marin County Journalist Detained In Iran Is Accused Of Espionage

TEHRAN, Iran (CBS/AP) — A Washington Post journalist from Marin County detained in Iran for over eight months is accused of “espionage” and “acting against national security,” the semiofficial Fars news agency reported Sunday. The report did […]

04/13/2015

Denise Huskins was reportedly kidnapped from the 500 block of Kirkland Avenue in Vallejo on March 23, 2015. (Vallejo Police Department)

Bizarre Emails From Purported Kidnappers Of Vallejo Woman Demand Police Apologize, Case Handed Off To FBI

A group purporting to be the kidnappers of a Vallejo woman have made an unusual demand of the Vallejo Police Department and are asking for them to apologize. If they don’t get it, they’ve threatened unspecified harm.

03/31/2015

A flag flies on a ferry as it approaches Alcatraz Island on March 21, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Marina District Residents Want To Block Plans For Alcatraz Ferry Service From Fort Mason

The National Park Service has a plan the could move to the ferry service to Alcatraz from from Embarcadero to Fort Mason in the Marina District where some residents are fuming.

03/09/2015

Retired Hercules Police Officer John Goodner (Antioch Police)

Retired Hercules Cop Charged With Attempted Murder Of Wife

Police said a retired Hercules police officer has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for allegedly firing shots at the home of his estranged wife.

02/20/2015

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

San Francisco Chronicle Chief: Online Journalism Worth Subscribing To; Will Focus Less On South Bay

KCBS In Depth interview with San Francisco Chronicle Editor-In-Chief Audrey Cooper.

01/26/2015

Reconstruction of Megalodon (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

December’s Storms Deliver A Deluge Prehistoric Fossils In California

The December storms that struck the Bay Area and the rest of the state has uncovered fossils on beaches and mountains along the Pacific Coast that date back anywhere from 5,000 to 10 million years.

12/22/2014

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fremont Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Smartphones, Other Items

A U.S. postal service worker in Fremont is facing mail theft charges, according to court records.

12/04/2014

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

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