12 hrs ago
Daly City man accused of shooting doctor to be evaluated for competency
An elderly man facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting at his former doctor inside a Daly City medical office in April will be evaluated by doctors to determine if he is competent to stand trial, prosecutors said Friday.
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14 hrs ago
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard: Salt from the sea
Unfortunately for us, every gallon of seawater contains nearly five ounces of salt.
16 hrs ago
Construction Watch: BART Launches Plan to Make Powell Street Station Less Gross
With its unfinished foamy blue ceilings and dated decor, Powell Street Station has been looking a little rough around the edges lately.
23 hrs ago
San Mateo Daily Journal
FlightCar finds permanent location in South San Francisco
Peer-to-peer car sharing company FlightCar received a permit by the South San Francisco City Council allowing it to operate at a permanent site in the city.
San Francisco's Gleneagles Course Hopes To Stay Open Amid Drought, Higher Water Rates
The California drought has pushed Gleneagles Golf Course in San Francisco to the brink of closure, but its operator is hoping the city can help save it.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Jewish News Weekly
Former Jewish Bulletin columnist Betty Newman creates her own Jewish cookbook
For 12 years, Betty Newman wrote a weekly recipe column for the Jewish Bulletin, "The Joy of Jewish Cooking."
Use a condom, save a critter a " Friday is...
San Francisco native Kristin Tieche, a 43-year-old filmmaker and bicycle blogger, will be among five local volunteers handing out free Endangered Species Condoms in the city to members of a species that is anything but endangered, commemorating World Population Day on Friday.
San Mateo Daily Journal
Civil Grand Jury report slams Harbor District
Financial mismanagement, public reproach and a lack of professional decorum among elected officials are the reasons the San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury recommended in a report released Wednesday the San Mateo County Harbor District be dissolved.
San Mateo Daily Journal
Second mistrial declared in attempted motel rape case
For the second time, a mistrial was declared after jurors became hopelessly deadlocked in the attempted rape case of a motel clerk accused of assaulting a housekeeper.
Lawrence Berkeley Lab to unveil FLEXLAB
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, located in the hills above UC Berkeley with sweeping views of the Bay, has long been known for its cutting-edge research in energy efficiency.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Inside Bay Area
San Mateo County grand jury blasts 'embarrassing' harbor district, calls for dissolution
The San Mateo County civil grand jury issued a scathing report Wednesday calling for the dissolution of the county harbor district, citing problems with the district's finances and an overall pattern of dysfunction.
SFBG Politics Blog
Motorists fight back in 'transit-first' San Francisco
San Francisco is one of the most traffic-congested US cities, but a new coalition says we need more parking and fewer bike lanes Believing that they're somehow discriminated against on the streets of San Francisco, a new political coalition of motorists, conservatives, and neighborhood NIMBYs yesterday [Mon/7] turned in nearly twice the signatures ... (more)
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Lake Merced Boat House Reopens After $3.2M Renovation
The Lake Merced Boat House in San Francisco reopened Tuesday after a $3.2 million renovation upgrading the interior and exterior of the facility.
The Art of Argument: Controversial Juxtapositions Spark Debate at a Multi-Museum Exhibition
In the spring of 1917, in a storeroom at an exhibition space in midtown New York, the painter George Bellows and the art curator Walter Arensberg had one of the liveliest arguments ever held about a piece of art.
Cold Case: Fbi Looking for Possible Witness in 1976 'Gypsy Hill Murders'
By Bay City News Service: Investigators Friday said they are searching for a possible witness in a series of unsolved murders in San Mateo County dating to the spring of 1976 that they believe were committed by the same person.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Insurance Journal West
$180,000 Deal Reached by Walgreens, Diabetic Employee
Drugstore chain Walgreens has agreed to pay $180,000 to a diabetic employee who was fired after eating a $1.39 bag of chips before paying for it during what she said was an attack of low blood sugar, federal officials said.
The Five Days of Meat: San Francisco's 15 Most Iconic Meat Dishes, Mapped
We may be known to the rest of the country as a vegan paradise of crunchy granola, but any San Franciscan knows that this city actually really, really loves its meat.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Alert Safeway Clerk Helps Foil IRS Phone Scam in South San Francisco
By Bay City News Service: An alert grocery store clerk helped foil a phone scam by stopping a woman before she handed over thousands of dollars to a IRS fake agent, police said this weekend.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
South City Safeway Clerk Foils IRS Phone Scam, Saves Woman Thousands
An alert grocery store clerk helped foil a phone scam by stopping a woman before she handed over thousands of dollars to a IRS fake agent, police said Saturday.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Walgreens Settles With Employee Fired Over Bag of Chips
A South San Francisco cashier for Walgreens will receive a $180,000 payment from Walgreens for being fired in 2008 for eating a $1.39 bag of chips while on the job to fight an attack of low blood sugar.