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  1. San Francisco native becomes city's 1st black woman mayorRead the original story

    Tuesday | KSL-TV

    San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed has become the city's acting mayor following the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee.

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  2. The Latest: San Francisco mayor remembered as civil servantRead the original story

    Tuesday | KSL-TV

    Former Mayor Willie Brown says his friend Ed Lee will be remembered as the man who stepped up to bring Silicon Valley to San Francisco. Brown and the late power broker Rose Pak talked Lee into filling out the rest of Gavin Newsom's term when he was elected state lieutenant governor in 2010.

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  3. Man acquitted in San Francisco shooting got lucky on lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | KSL-TV

    Jose Inez Garcia Zarate grinned broadly and hugged his public defender tightly immediately after a jury acquitted him of killing a young woman on a San Francisco pier. Getting Matt Gonzalez to represent him was unquestionably a stroke of good luck for the five-times-deported Mexican national in the case that caused a national political firestorm on immigration that reached all the way to the White House.

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  4. San Francisco defends sanctuary status as backlash mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | KSL-TV

    The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier, some calling for a boycott of the city that fiercely defends its reputation as a refuge for all. President Donald Trump called the verdict a "complete travesty of justice," and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions demanded cities like San Francisco scrap immigration policies that bar cooperation with federal deportation efforts.

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  5. Trial focused on shooting despite spotlight on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | KSL-TV

    Though the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle became a flashpoint in an intense national debate over immigration, the issue was never addressed inside the courtroom where a jury acquitted a Mexican national of murder and manslaughter - a verdict President Donald Trump called "disgraceful." From the outset, the judge barred any mention of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate's immigration status or the five times he was arrested and deported to Mexico before he came back across the border.

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  6. San Francisco pier shooting jury ends Day 5 without verdictRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 29 | KSL-TV

    Jurors have ended their fifth day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the murder trial that sparked a national debate over immigration policy. Legal experts said Wednesday that deliberations are taking longer than usual for a typical murder trial.

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  7. Second California inmate in brazen courthouse getaway caughtRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 26 | KSL-TV

    The second of two California inmates who made a brazen courthouse getaway was caught in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, authorities said Sunday. The Santa Clara County sheriff's office posted on social media that U.S. marshals arrested John Bivins in San Leandro about 20 miles southeast of San Francisco.

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  8. US probing additional runway incidents in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Monday Nov 20 | KSL-TV

    U.S. officials are investigating two more incidents at San Francisco International Airport where planes could have wound up on the same runway, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday. The incidents include an event in December 2016 when a SkyWest plane crossed a painted runway line it was supposed to stay behind while another plane was taking off, according to a safety board preliminary report.

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  9. Turkeys thriving, causing ruckus in San Francisco suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | KSL-TV

    Turkeys are traditional for Thanksgiving. But some folks in the San Francisco Bay Area are praying the wild ones will go away.

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  10. The Latest: Psychiatric patient surprised that escape workedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | KSL-TV

    The Latest on the escape of a man from a psychiatric hospital in Hawaii and his capture in California : A man who walked out of a psychiatric hospital in Hawaii and made it to California before being captured says he's surprised his escape worked. Saito left the hospital in suburban Honolulu on Sunday, got a taxi to the airport and took a charter plane to Maui.

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  11. Hospital patient escaped to prove he could behave properlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | KSL-TV

    A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said he needed to plot and carry out his escape from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital to prove that he could behave properly out in the community. Randall Saito told San Francisco television station KGO-TV in an interview that the Hawaii State Hospital wouldn't give him a chance.

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  12. The Latest: Escaped patient says he needed to prove himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | KSL-TV

    A man who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital nearly four decades after he told police he shot and stabbed a woman in a shopping mall parking lot says he left the hospital to prove he could act responsibly on his own. Randall Saito told San Francisco television station KGO-TV in an interview Thursday that the hospital wouldn't give him a chance.

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  13. Pot-friendly San Francisco fights over recreational cannabisRead the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | KSL-TV

    Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco, where the 4/20 marijuana holiday is celebrated with a group smoke-out on Hippie Hill, is having a surprisingly difficult time establishing regulations for the broad legal pot market coming to California in January. Writing local rules in the weed-friendly city has taken a contentious turn as critics, many of them older Chinese immigrants who oppose marijuana use, try to restrict where pot can be sold.

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  14. Storms to bring heavy snow to Northern California mountainsRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A mountain pass across the Sierra Nevada that runs through Yosemite National Park was closing to traffic Thursday ahead of storms expected to dump up to 2 feet of snow on the highest peaks, park officials said. In fire-scarred regions of Northern California's wine country, meanwhile, crews were working to stem the flow of ash, soil or hazardous substances into waterways in case the storms bring heavy rains there.

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  15. Bonneville International to operate radio stations in Bay Area, SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Bonneville International Corp. has entered into an agreement to operate four radio stations in San Francisco and four radio stations in Sacramento, California, which have been divested as part of the merger between Entercom Communications Corp. and CBS Radio Inc., company officials announced Wednesday. The stations Bonneville will operate in San Francisco are KOIT-FM, KMVQ-FM, KBLX-FM and KUFX-FM.

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  16. Murder trial that sparked immigration debate gets underwayRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Trial is set to begin this week for a Mexican man who set off a national immigration debate after he shot and killed a woman on a popular San Francisco pier. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, 54, acknowledges shooting Kate Steinle in the back while she was walking with her father on the downtown pier July 1, 2015.

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  17. Tough housing market awaits California wildfire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in wildfires burning in Northern California will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation. In San Francisco, an average one-bedroom apartment rents for more than $3,000 a month and the median home price is about $1.5 million.

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  18. Leaving home in a fire zone and fearing it's a final goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Neighbors and strangers huddle along streets under siege by wildfires. We fix our worried stares on ridges encircling us, at billowing smoke and hope we don't see the glow of flames.

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  19. Smoke, ash from wildfires blanket California citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Millions of Californians on Tuesday saw their lawns covered in ash and air filled with smoke as firefighters battled ferocious wildfires in the northern and southern parts of the state. The fast-moving blazes produced thick, gray clouds that hovered over densely-populated areas in Northern and Southern California, forcing many schools to keep students inside and air quality agencies to issue smoke advisories calling on residents to limit outdoor activity.

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  20. Standoff on major California freeway ends after shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Traffic came to a standstill for hours on a San Francisco Bay Area freeway Wednesday during a standoff between police and a suspect that ended with shots fired. The standoff during the morning rush hour on Interstate 80 in the suburb of Emeryville ended about an hour after the suspect got out of a black sports utility vehicle.

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