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Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Horner cited testimony describing Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse...
I envisioned writing about San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s historic legacy—-in December 2019, as his days in office ended. It is with great sadness that I publish this now. I may have written more stories about Mayor Lee’s tenure than Read More » The post Ed Lee’s Historic Legacy appeared first on Beyond Chron.
They have coarse bristles, huge heads with tiny eyes and protruding tusks and, occasionally, a really bad temper. Thousands of wild boars call Berlin home, where they dig up gardens, cause road accidents and rampage through neighbourhoods. Show More Summary
Peru has recovered 79 pre-Hispanic textiles that have been illegally located in Sweden since 1935, the ministry of culture said. In 1935, Swedish ambassador to Peru Sven Karrell acquired the fabrics hailing from the Nasca and Paracas...Show More Summary
Facing extinction due to ubiquitous mobile phones, Britain's classic red telephone boxes are being saved from death row by ingenious conversions into all sorts of new uses. "It smells nice," a passer-by said while sniffing the waft of hot stew steaming out of one phone box in the heart of London. Show More Summary
For migrants who escape torture and starvation at the hands of people traffickers, a "Safe House" in an oasis town offers a rare commodity in Libya: shelter and medical care. Bani Walid, on the edge of the desert 170 kilometres (110Show More Summary
Pangolin smugglers are constantly opening up new routes to evade law enforcement agencies, a study showed Friday, highlighting the challenge of tackling the trade in the world's most heavily trafficked mammal. While at least 20 tonnes...Show More Summary
A Russian court is set to rule Friday in the high-profile trial of former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev, who is accused of taking a bribe from an oil boss close to President Vladimir Putin. Prosecutors have asked the Moscow court...Show More Summary
Voters like David Hornos drove separatist parties to success in Catalonia's last election in 2015, giving them an absolute majority of seats in the Spanish region's parliament for the first time. But even though the Catalan government...Show More Summary
Over the course of generations, alleys have played host to horse stables, garages and slums of such squalor that a 1912 inventory deemed them “evil.” But now, the District’s alleys may be the next frontier in the city’s red-hot housing market.
A judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco is under a formal misconduct inquiry after several of his clerks accused him of inappropriate behavior, the court said Thursday. Ninth Circuit Chief...Show More Summary
A long-running conflict between Madrid and Barcelona over Catalonia's independence drive is annoying voters in the rest of Spain who feel their concerns are being neglected. "I am sick of hearing about Catalonia. And what about the rest...Show More Summary
EU leaders will wrangle over ways to forge a stronger eurozone on Friday, with hopes of sweeping reforms dashed by political limbo in Germany and waning interest. Meeting without departure-bound Britain, the bloc's 27 leaders have been...Show More Summary
EU leaders are expected to unlock the next stage of Brexit negotiations at a summit on Friday after applauding British Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce proposals. Her 27 counterparts are set to agree there has been sufficient progress...Show More Summary
A female student at UC Berkeley was raped by a male student in his dorm room on Oct. 28, UC Berkeley Police said Thursday. The woman and the man left a party together and then went to the man’s room in Unit 3 Housing on UC Berkeley’s campus, police said Thursday in an advisory email. Show More Summary
A fast food restaurant under construction collapsed in Santa Rosa on Thursday and injured three workers, Fire Department officials said. The collapse happened just before 12:30 p.m., at 2005 Cleveland Ave. in the northwestern part of...Show More Summary
Two men will face trial on 36 counts each of involuntary manslaughter in the Ghost Ship fire after an Alameda County Superior Court judge determined Thursday that there was sufficient evidence in the case. Prosecutors say Max Harris and Derick Almena created a firetrap at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland’s Fruitvale district. Show More Summary
You can make a meal out of your old mobile phone this summer by recycling it. Industry-led recycler MobileMuster has teamed up for a second year with food charity OzHarvest for its Mobile for Meal campaign, where for every mobile recycled OzHarvest will deliver a meal to someone in need. Last summer, 60,000 meals were […]