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A building under construction in San Francisco's Twin Peaks neighborhood collapsed on the night of December 16, 2013. (CBS)

SF Mayor Will Withhold Judgment Of Mel Murphy After Twin Peaks House Collapse

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said he will withhold judgment, for now, about the collapse of a home on Dec. 16 involving one of his political allies, Mel Murphy.

12/26/2013

Nude activist Gypsy Taub is arrested by San Francisco police officers as he protests San Francisco's new ban on nudity at San Francisco City Hall on February 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nudity Activist Announces Plans For Naked Wedding At SF City Hall

Gypsy Taub, the woman who’s taken San Francisco’s ban on public nudity to federal court, and her fiancé plan to wed outside of City Hall on Thursday—in the nude, naturally.

12/16/2013

Bicyclists at the Ashby BART station. (BART.gov)

Berkeley, Oakland, BART Police Combat Spike In Robberies, Carjackings Near Ashby Station

Police from Berkeley, Oakland and Bay Area Rapid Transit have combined efforts to combat a spike in the number of armed robberies, auto thefts and carjackings in the neighborhood that straddles the North Oakland-South Berkeley border near the Ashby BART station.

12/13/2013

A large homeless encampment under the King Street connector to Interstate 280 in San Francisco is being cleared out, although many of the displaced said they plan to return.

Bay Area Homeless Shelters Ready For Cold Snap

As a cold snap that reached the Bay Area this week was bringing freezing temperatures, homeless cold-weather shelters were making beds and meals available to those living on the streets.

12/03/2013

San Francisco Central Subway

SF’s Central Subway Construction Halted For Some Holiday Shoppers

The streets around San Francisco’s bustling Union Square are back in order after a temporary construction moratorium on the Central Subway Project was called for holiday shoppers. Critics say that consideration wasn’t extended to North Beach and Chinatown.

12/02/2013

A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (Erik Simonson)

National Weather Service: Beware Of Big Waves At Bay Area Beaches

Large waves have been hammering the San Francisco coastline and officials are warning all but the best of swimmers to stay out of the dangerous surf.

11/29/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco, California, on November 25, 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Greeted By Protests At SF JAZZ Center After Chinatown Speech

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the SF JAZZ Center to greet President Obama for his arrival to see a performance after a speech in SF’s Chinatown.

11/25/2013

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Senate Committee Probes California Public Utilities Commission Over Safety

A state senate subcommittee will probe the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday in San Francisco about it’s perceived lack of safety enforcement in the years since the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.

11/18/2013

Commuters wait in line at the ferry terminal at Jack London Square in Oakland, October 18, 2013. (CBS)

BART Riders Scramble For Commute Alternatives During Strike

Commuters scrambled for alternatives to get to work Friday morning as Bay Area Rapid Transit workers went on strike following an impasse in labor negotiations.

10/18/2013

Seats on a BART train. (CBS)

BART Asking For Feedback On Future Seats

Commuters weighed in on everything from cushion comfort to arm rests to lumbar support at the Union City BART station Monday afternoon. The transit system put three “realistic seat prototypes” on display and solicited feedback from BART patrons in advance of the fleet overhaul expected to take place several years from now.

10/08/2013

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