The message, revealed on Reddit late Tuesday, seems to exploit an inability of the app’s preview feature to correctly render the characters, which are not the standard alphanumerics or emoticons one typically texts. After repeated attempts, the app crashes, leaving the user unable to send or receive texts as usual.
The primary connector from downtown San Francisco to the Golden Gate bridge will shut down for a long weekend at the end of the month, leaving drivers to look for other options or avoid the city entirely.
Officials are warning to avoid a stretch of Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco this weekend because of a partial closure to construct a new pedestrian tunnel.
Two “zipper” trucks have arrived and are set to do some heavy lifting for this weekend’s 52-hour Golden Gate Bridge shutdown for the installation of moveable median barriers.
BART’s Oakland Airport Connector shutdown for the second time in just a few days when an electrical issue prompted officials to close the tracks for about 20 minutes Sunday night.
Following three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.
State officials have shut down a Sacramento casino after it allegedly failed to pay off tens of thousands in winnings it owed customers.
The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.
Sellers across California have been holding the door open, hoping to cash in on double digit increases in home prices, and a surplus of buyers motivated by low interest rates. But, the stalemate in Washington is stalling home sales in the Bay Area.
California utility officials are warning that hackers are increasingly targeting utilities with cyber attacks that could leave millions of people without electricity, water and other vital services.