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  1. Sea Lion Attacks Shut Popular Swimming Spot In San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Switched

    Officials have shut a popular swimming area in San Francisco Bay after a third swimmer was attacked in a week by what's believed to be a sea lion. A man was bitten in the groin by the animal early Friday as he swam in Aquatic Park Cove on the city's north coast that's used by dedicated swimmers who brave the cold waters.


  2. Fox News Contributor Says Pence's Dining Rules Are 'Ahead Of His Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Switched

    A wave of sexual misconduct accusations against powerful men in Hollywood, Washington and beyond has gotten a lot of people thinking about how to stop misbehavior in the workplace. Those thinkers apparently include Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy, who seized an opportunity Tuesday to suggest that Vice President Mike Pence might have already solved the problem by adhering to his strict rules for meeting with members of the opposite sex.


  3. Mountain Lion Captured In San Francisco Freed In California WildsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Switched

    San Francisco police and game wardens watched for hours for a young male mountain lion from the rooftops of a city neighborhood before bringing it down with tranquilizer darts. "When I arrived the mountain lion was hunkered down," Lt.


  4. Women Leaders In Science Under Microscope: Funding Needed For STEM CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Switched

    A gift from her father when she was 8 years old sent Jean Bennett onto a career path in science and medicine, one that will benefit generations to come. Bennett's late father, William R. Bennett, was a physicist, inventor and co-developer of the gas laser while working at Bell Laboratories in the 1960s.


  5. Progressives Eye Primary Challenge To Sen. Dianne FeinsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Switched

    Progressives are seeking to mount a Democratic primary challenge to Sen. Dianne Feinstein , who said she will pursue re-election to a sixth term in 2018. Top California Democrats quickly endorsed Feinstein's bid, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Kamala Harris.


  6. 'Free Speech Week' At Berkeley Is A MessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Switched

    It had been set to feature a who's who of far-right speakers, including Yiannopoulos and former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon , and was expected to draw large counter-protests. Earlier Friday, Berkeley Patriot editors told local NPR affiliate KQED that the event had been called off.


  7. What Makes People Travel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Switched

    My mother lugged her suitcase, as well as my own Mickey Mouse suitcase, behind her as we made our way through the airport in 1997. I wore hideously patterned short, a basic white t-shirt with a Disney character etched into the front and clung to my Minnie Mouse stuffed character tightly.


  8. Asian Couple Buys Affluent San Francisco Street Once Restricted To Whites OnlyRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Switched

    Residents of a neighborhood filled with mansions in San Francisco are suing an Asian couple for quietly purchasing their street at a city-run auction in 2015, according to court documents filed in Superior Court in San Francisco County. The private street is in a prestigious gated community known as Presidio Terrace.


  9. Salty Dogs Hang Ten In Gnarly Annual Surfing ChampionshipRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | Switched

    More than three dozen dogs took to the waves outside of San Francisco, California, on Saturday as they went snout-to-snout in the second annual World Dog Surfing Championship. The four-legged athletes competed at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica in various categories, including size and tandem surfing - whether it was dog pairs or dog and human pairs.


  10. Teen Opens Plane's Emergency Exit And Slides Down The WingRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Switched

    Authorities are investigating reports that a 17-year-old boy opened a plane's emergency exit and "slid down the wing" moments after it landed. The Copa Airlines flight from Panama City was taxiing to its gate at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday afternoon when the teen "unexpectedly" left via the exit door, the airline company said in a statement.


  11. The 25 Most Photogenic (And Breathtaking) Spots In AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Switched

    From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is beyond full. But you don't need a passport to see some of the most beautiful spots in the world.


  12. San Francisco's Transit Agency Promises No Immigration RaidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Switched

    Bay Area Rapid Transit, which operates mass transit in the San Francisco area, reassured riders Thursday that it won't conduct immigration raids on board its vehicles or target people seeking a job with the agency. The transit agency's board passed a resolution that prohibits the use of its funds or resources to enforce federal immigration law.


  13. Here Are Some Of The People Who Could Replace Travis Kalanick As Uber CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Switched

    Embattled Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigned as CEO on Tuesday after five investors reportedly requested he step down . The task of finding a replacement to lead the ride-hailing giant begins now.


  14. Why It Took Me 25 Years To Come To Terms With Being Asian-AmericanRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Switched

    To some people - most people, perhaps - we may all look the same, speak the same language, eat the same things, and come from the same place. But let's just pretend for the duration of this essay that placing all Asian Americans into the same racial category isn't the norm.


  15. Big Money Wins In L.A.: Billionaires' Hand-Picked Candidate Nick...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Switched

    Walmart heiress Alice Walton, who lives in Texas, was one of many billionaires who backed Nick Melvoin for LA school board Once Nick Melvoin joins the Los Angeles Unified School District board, he's going to require all high school civics teachers to add a new lesson plan to their curriculum: "How To Buy An Election." That's what happened on Tuesday.


  16. San Francisco To Get A Record $100 Million To Fight HomelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Switched

    San Francisco is getting the biggest donation in its history to fight chronic homelessness , the city's Mayor Ed Lee announced this week. The city defines "chronically homeless" as an individual who has lived outside for at least one year and has mental health issues and/or physical disabilities.


  17. California Sea Level Could Rise 10 Feet By End Of This CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Switched

    A California government council is warning that climate change could cause ocean waters off the coast to rise far higher than previously anticipated - an increase in sea-level by as much as 10 feet by the end of the century. This worst-case scenario would destroy airports in Oakland and San Francisco, and would swamp roadways, low-lying bridges, railroad tracks, farmland, beaches and some towns.


  18. Ann Coulter, Berkeley College Republicans File Lawsuit Against UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Switched

    The suit claims Berkeley "restrict[ed] and stifle[d] the speech of conservative students whose voices fall beyond the campus political orthodoxy." Conservative pundit Ann Coulter, in collaboration with the Berkeley College Republicans , has filed a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley.


  19. Ann Coulter Rejects Rescheduling Offer From UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Switched

    After threats of violence aimed at conservative pundit Ann Coulter's planned speaking event rattled officials at the University of California, Berkeley, the university proposed to reschedule the date. Coulter has rejected the offer.


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