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  1. Prop. 10 rent control measure will lead to lesser, more costly housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Daily News

    A ballot measure put before voters in the November 6 election to allow local governments to expand rent control might sound good to some, but we do not have to look far for evidence that it will actually lead to fewer, and less affordable, housing options. A story in the New York Times described the plight of frustrated would-be tenants in San Francisco trying to elbow dozens of others like themselves out of the way to impress landlords for the privilege of paying exorbitant prices for tiny apartments, oftentimes in sketchy neighborhoods, as wealthy Silicon Valley tech workers have been bidding up prices and adding to the competition for housing.

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  2. Thousands Evacuated in California Near Underground Gas FireRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Manufacturing.net

    A fire that ignited in an underground natural gas storage area in the San Francisco Bay Area prompted the evacuation of thousands of residents, as Chevron emergency crews worked Thursday to purge gas from a pipeline and prevent an explosion, officials said. The evacuation order was issued late Wednesday for about 1,400 homes near the pipeline in Bay Point after the fire started.

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  3. Miriam Pawel argues one family in particular has helped California...Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Pacifica Tribune

    ... California become an ever-updating blueprint for all the ways America can be better. In the spring of 1848, San Francisco consisted of just 575 men, 177 women and 60 children. Fattened shortly thereafter by residents seeking gold, the city grew to ...

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  4. People, Etc.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Publishers Marketplace

    ... terms. McNally noted , "It would've helped to have the non-binding arbitration and mediation." The city of San Francisco , in partnership with the nonprofit Working Solutions and the Small Business Development Center, gave 11 independent bookstores ...

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  5. Dianne Feinstein opponent De Le n, in only debate, says California needs 'new voice'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WAAY

    ... sidelines." But that was about as combative as it got during the Democrat-on-Democrat matchup on Wednesday in San Francisco that was billed as a "conversation" between the two candidates. Speaking to reporters after the debate, Feinstein laughed ...

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  6. SF District 10Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    In the eyes of developers and planners, large plots of sparsely populated land in Bayview-Hunters Point have the potential to become bustling communities where people kayak, jog and meditate under the gaze of glistening residential towers and new community buildings. But here's the thing, say some candidates running for San Francisco District 10 supervisor: The district doesn't need kayaks, running paths or meditation gardens.

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  7. Activists in Hazmat Suit Block Google Bus in San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

    ... rty on the western edge of the downtown district. In May , dozens of protesters blocked tech commuter buses in San Francisco with e-scooters to voice their concerns about the growing number of homeless people.

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  8. Grammy-winning Hillsong Worship brings There Is More Tour to San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... in the Bay Area now, joining spots in such major cities as Moscow, L.A. and Paris. Will you get to stop by the San Francisco location while in town? Ware: I haven't been to the San Francisco one yet. But I'm pumped to go see it and check it out. Q: ...

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  9. Feinstein Won't Let It Go: Of Course I'd Reopen the Kavanaugh Investigation If We Win a MajorityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Townhall

    Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein is still obsessing over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and declared this week if Democrats win a majority, she'd be happy to reopen an investigation against him. "I'd be in favor of opening an investigation into the allegations," Feinstein, the ranking minority member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said during a debate in San Francisco with her challenger, state Sen. Kevin de Len.

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  10. De Le n has run against Feinstein from the left, but much of his...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Mark Baldassare, center, of the Public Policy Institute of California, applauds at the end of the debate he moderated between state Sen. Kevin de Leon and U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday in San Francisco. Mark Baldassare, center, of the Public Policy Institute of California, applauds at the end of the debate he moderated between state Sen. Kevin de Leon and U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday in San Francisco.

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  11. West Monroe Partners Named One of San Francisco Bay Area's Best and...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    It can be challenging to maintain and strengthen an exceptional workplace culture during a period of rapid growth, but this award validates the effort every one of our team members makes toward building our inclusive, people-first values since the San Francisco office was established. West Monroe Partners, a national business and technology consultancy, today announced that it was listed as one of San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association For Business Resources.

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  12. Feinstein says she would favor reopening Kavanaugh investigation if Dems take SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... chairwoman of the committee if Democrats prevail, was asked about the prospect during a debate Wednesday in San Francisco as she seeks reelection to her Senate seat. Kavanaugh's confirmation proceedings were roiled by allegations of decades-old ...

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  13. The Century-Old Estate That Wants to Be Silicon Valley's Priciest HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    In Woodside, Calif., a 74-acre retreat located near the Bay Area's current record holder owned by Masayoshi Son is coming on the market with no listing price Over a century ago, businessman Mortimer Fleishhacker, Sr., purchased a series of parcels about 30 miles south of San Francisco. Like many wealthy locals of the time, he was seeking a summer home removed from the chilly fog of the city.

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  14. Bay Area rents drop annually for first time in 7 years - but...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... company Zillow. The decreases weren't huge - just 0.9 percent in the San Jose area and 0.6 percent in the San Francisco area last month. But one economist says the shift signals a much-needed cooling of the region's overheated rental market, which ...

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  15. Kimberly Guilfoyle actually believes Californians are ready to embrace Trump's MAGA agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... in so many ways, and oppressed by political ideology, and I would love to see them overcome that," added the San Francisco native. It's clear that Guilfoyle doesn't see her home state through the same political lens as her ex-husband, Gavin Newsom, ...

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  16. A day in the life of an HSBC exec who wakes up at 5:30 a.m. to work...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... then walks to her office, wearing a pair of sneakers, which are a must for her morning commute as she lives in San Francisco's Russian Hill, near the the famous "crooked street" which is full of hills. Once she gets into work, Edwards' day is full ...

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  17. Middle School Closed Today Due To Fire Above Natural Gas...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    San Francisco averages about 200 fires each year, according to the data, with only three percent being three-alarm or greater. Total fires went up by 5 percent from 2016 to 2017, with District 1, which includes the Richmond neighborhood, seeing the largest bump from 6 fires in 2016 to 21 last year.

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  18. Facebook executive demands answers after brother died when police Tasered him four times in streetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The VERY modern secret behind Prince Harry's ring revealed: Duke of Sussex's new black jewellery is a 275 Oura titanium sleep and activity tracker A Facebook executive is demanding answers after her brother died while being repeatedly Tasered by police in San Francisco earlier this month. Chinedu Valentine Okobi, who had been darting in and out of traffic on a busy downtown suffered a heart attack after being tackled to the ground by county sheriff's deputies and Tasered at least four times.

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  19. As vote looms, nurse staffing levels debated at hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... 14 percent fewer surgical deaths for patients in those states." Dr. Joanne Spetz, a University of California-San Francisco professor brought on as a consultant to the HPC in August to study the nurse staffing proposal, said the study Bermudez ...

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  20. Massive plan to rebuild San Francisco's seawall on the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Most visitors walking along the Embarcadero on San Francisco's famed waterfront are familiar with the Ferry Building, the Giants ballpark, the Exploratorium and Fisherman's Wharf. But few might realize that none of those attractions would be possible without a low-profile workhorse that holds everything together: the Embarcadero Seawall, an aging, 3-mile-long, rock-and-concrete structure that rebuffs pounding tides and enabled the city to rise atop the tidal mudflats of San Francisco Bay.

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