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BART Begs You To Stop Jamming On Train Doors

Do you want BART delays? Because this is how you get BART delays. (Among other reasons.) [ more › ]

Counting Crows, Spearhead, and Train To Perform Benefit Concerts For Fire Relief In Napa And Sonoma

The events are being put on by BottleRock Presents, the producers behind the now annual Napa music festival that happens in May. [ more › ]

Tech Companies Come Out In Force Against Trump's DACA Decision

Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are a few of the 100 companies who filed an amicus brief in San Francisco yesterday, condemning Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. [ more › ]

Thursday Lunchtime Links: 24 Hour Fitness Fined For Allegedly Misleading Customers

Dreamforce approaches, BART pooper surprise, San Mateo's auto break-in trouble. [ more › ]

PG&E 'Recloser' Devices Implicated As Possible Wildfire Cause As Another Lawsuit Is Filed

State Senator Jerry Hill is calling on investigators to focus on "recloser" devices on power lines that are known to spark wildfires, and that PG&E's SoCal counterparts turn off during fire season. [ more › ]

Your Ocean Beach Bonfire Days Are Over (Until March)

Violators face as long as six months in jail or $5K in fines. [ more › ]

Far Right Commentator Banned From Uber And Lyft After Islamophobic Tweets

Laura Loomer, a far right commentator, complained about how she couldn't find a "non Muslim" Uber or Lyft driver. Both ride services did her a solid and saved her the trouble by banning her outright. [ more › ]

Supervisor Fewer Calls For Off-Duty Cops To Guard Safeways Following Attack On Employee

After an incident in which a guard was seriously injured, allegedly by a shoplifter at a Richmond District, Sandra Lee Fewer thinks Safeway should spend more on security. [ more › ]

Jurors Hear Garcia Zarate Confession For First Time In Steinle Murder Trial

The lead investigator admits that during the interrogation he lied to the defendant and claimed to have more evidence than they actually had at the time. [ more › ]

Thursday Morning Roundup: Delays Send Tesla Stock Plummeting

Facebook earnings, tech ethics, Giants drop Anchor. [ more › ]

Day Around The Bay: SF Might Issue Recreational Pot Sales Permits Sooner Than Expected

BART-stopping dog at home, Microsoft loses top female exec, cutting the Pliny line. [ more › ]

Internet Blasts Realtor Who Discovered 'House Hacking' (i.e., Being A Landlord)

This realtor's Facebook ad reminds us all that time is a flat circle, and prompts us to ask: what are we even trying to disrupt anymore? [ more › ]

More Below Market Rate Housing Found Rented Out Illegally

Affordable housing scofflaws still abound, despite city's best efforts. [ more › ]

Santa Cruz Bear Fire Arson Suspect Threatens Prosecutor During Arraignment

Marlon Coy, who is accused of starting the Bear Fire, appeared to threaten the Santa Cruz district attorney in court, mouthing the words, "You're next." [ more › ]

Wildfire-Related Insurance Claims Total More Than $3.3 Billion

With the Northern California wildfires all 100% contained, many are starting to tend to the damage left behind, the cost of which has exceeded $3.3 billion, according to insurance claims. [ more › ]

Feinstein Goes To Bat For Presidio Terrace Residents Whose Street Got Sold

DiFi used to live on the street, and she’s pulling strings for her former neighbors. [ more › ]

Facebook, Twitter, And Google Testimony Leaves Senators Visibly Dissatisfied

Executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter shared some pretty disappointing responses to questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee currently investigating foreign countries' impact on politics in the U.S. [ more › ]

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