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Diseased palm trees along San Francisco's Embarcadero (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Diseased Palm Trees Along San Francisco’s Embarcadero To Undergo Costly Removal, Replacement

Some of the iconic palm trees that line San Francisco’s Embarcadero are dying of a fungal disease that will require both their costly removal and replacement by the city’s Department of Public Works.

07/22/2014

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Police Looking For 2 Women Allegedly ‘Screened’ By Fake TSA Agent At SFO

More details were released today about a man arrested last week on suspicion of public intoxication after allegedly impersonating a security officer and privately “screening” two women at San Francisco International Airport.

07/22/2014

A woman with a backpack is seen burglarizing the BuildZoom office in San Francisco. (BuildZoom)

Burglary Caught On Video Highlights Increased Reports Of San Francisco Startup Business Break-Ins

Some startup businesses in San Francisco have been plagued by break-ins lately, according to police.

07/22/2014

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Federal Aviation Administration’s 24-Hour Flight Ban To Tel Aviv, Includes SFO

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. air carriers from flying into Tel Aviv’s airport due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.

07/22/2014

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18-Year-Old Man Shot And Killed Tuesday Morning In San Francisco’s SoMa

San Francisco police are investigating a fatal shooting in the city’s South of Market neighborhood early Tuesday morning.

07/22/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Shopping For Home Decor On A Budget

A Bay Area design expert shares thoughts on money-saving ways to decorate on a budget.

07/22/2014

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President Obama Returning To Bay Area For Democratic Fundraisers

President Barack Obama is returning to California for a pair of Democratic fundraisers.

07/21/2014

Ryan Chamberlain appears in court. (Vicki Behringer/CBS)

San Francisco Political Consultant Ryan Chamberlain Makes Court Appearance In Bomb Possession Case

A federal judge heard arguments but deferred ruling Monday on whether a San Francisco political consultant accused of possessing a homemade bomb can be released on bail so that he can receive mental health treatment in a hospital.

07/21/2014

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Phone Scammers Target Bay Area Small Business Owners By Posing As PG&E Bill Collectors

Scammers posing as PG&E bill collectors are targeting small businesses here in the Bay Area.

07/21/2014

Facebook Acknowledges Photo Privacy Bug; Issues Immediate Fix

Larry Magid: San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation Launches Plug-In To See If You’re Being Tracked Online

San Francisco’s Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a new plug-in that tells people whether they’re being tracked while online. You can install the program on either Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, which are two of the more popular browsers.

07/21/2014

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