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Pelosi, Newsom Respond To Trump Directive Reversing School Policy On Bathroom Use For Trans Students

In an effort to pander to religious conservatives who desperately want to make America straight and cisgender again, President Trump's administration issued a directive late Wednesday, as they had been expected to do, reversing President Obama's earlier directive with regard to allowing transgender students to use the restrooms of their choice. [ more › ]

San Francisco firefighters rescue dog who tumbled cliff

A San Francisco dog survived a brush with danger Wednesday after it tumbled down a cliffside at Fort Funston in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and had to be rescued by firefighters, officials said. After falling down the cliff while exploring the area off leash, the pooch got stuck on a ledge, said to Lt. Show More Summary

100-foot tree falls on building in San Francisco

A 100-foot tree toppled over in the West Portal neighborhood of San Francisco Wednesday afternoon, hitting a building but causing little damage, officials said. There are no injuries or significant structure damage, but the tree didShow More Summary

Teen arrested in Union City robbery of Girl Scout selling cookies

A teenager was arrested at school on Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery of a 12-year-old Girl Scout and her mother who were selling cookies outside a Union City Safeway earlier this month, police said. The assailant initially...Show More Summary

Day Around The Bay: 'Extreme Vetting' To Include Possible Demand For Immigrant User Passwords From Websites

Former employees at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District file a whistleblower claim over destroyed records, and San Leandro declares itself a sanctuary city. [ more › ]

Hayward’s first slaying victim of 2017 IDd

Hayward police and the Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau have been unsuccessful in locating Wong’s family to alert them of the death. Police found Wong around 1 p.m. on Feb. 7 bleeding from stab wounds in a car at Addison Way and Industrial...Show More Summary

Shiba Ramen Debuts In Downtown Oakland Complete With Camino-Trained Chef

They got their start at Emeryville Public Market, and now partners Jake Freed and Hiroko Nakamura have expanded to Broadway in Oakland. [ more › ]

Report: Man repeatedly disposing of body lice in UC Berkeley buildings

UC Berkeley students and staff were recently alerted that a man has been repeatedly depositing body lice in buildings across campus, according to a the Daily Californian article posted on Tuesday. The campus Recreational Sports Facility...Show More Summary

Bartenders Behind Benjamin Cooper, Big, Open The Douglas Room On Friday

With drinks like a Tennessee Pillow to wash down your burger or sweetbread nuggets. [ more › ]

Man dies 8 months after being attacked on Market Street in SF

A 56-year-old man apparently attacked with a glass bottle on Market Street in San Francisco more than eight months ago died from his injuries Tuesday night, prompting police to open a homicide investigation, officials said Wednesday. Police suspect that Evans was assaulted with a bottle around 12:30 a.m. Show More Summary

Former Stanford WNBA Star Candice Wiggins Says She Was Bullied For Being Heterosexual

Candice Wiggins, once a major star in the WNBA and a No. 3 draft pick when she graduated Stanford in 2008, now says that she abruptly quit the league in 2016 at least two years before she wanted to in part because of being incessantly bullied by lesbian players. [ more › ]

Deputies talk armed man with death wish into surrendering

A mentally ill man threatening his family with a butcher knife at a Menlo Park home and pleading with responding sheriff’s deputies to kill me’’ was talked into surrendering by officers trained in crisis intervention techniques, authorities said Wednesday. Show More Summary

Sheriff’s deputy ‘touch and go’ after hit by bus at East Bay jail

An Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy was in “touch and go” condition Wednesday after a bus struck him at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, a spokesman for the department said. The bus struck the male deputy, who has not been identified but described as a veteran of the force, just after 6 a.m. Show More Summary

Video: How SF Is (And Is Not) A Queer Safe Space

"San Francisco is a city that is so queer it's easy to forget that, not long ago, it wasn't a safe place to be queer." [ more › ]

Larry Coryell — guitarist who blended genres — dies at 73

Larry Coryell, a virtuoso guitarist who in the 1960s was among the first musicians to bring a rock sound and sensibility to jazz, and who continued to blur the lines between genres throughout his career, died Sunday in Manhattan. Most established jazz musicians regarded rock with suspicion if not hostility when Mr. Show More Summary

Delivery Robot Named Carry Spotted 'Learning The Sidewalks' Of The Mission

It's unclear what this thing may begin delivering, or when, but the company behind it has started rolling the thing out to get a lay of the land in the Mission. [ more › ]

'Unicorn Startup Simulator' Lets You Get Valued Or Die Trying Over And Over Again

Answer simple questions to succeed... or, more likely, run out of runway. [ more › ]

As Bay Turns Brown With Sediment, Some Environmentalists (And Swimmers) Fear Pollution

"The sediment is a good thing" but also "the sediment is a bad thing." [ more › ]

Bay Area political events: Postcard party, town halls

Bay Area political events: Postcard party, town halls Rallies, protests and town hall events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Hosted by Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Diablo Valley College cafeteria,...Show More Summary

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