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PG&E Indicted on Criminal Charges Over San Bruno Explosion

April 2, 2014 | 8:08 am

PG&E Indicted on Criminal Charges Over San Bruno Explosion

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The utility was charged with 12 federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.

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Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

April 1, 2014 | 10:11 am

Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

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The online home rental site says it will collect the city’s 14 percent hotel tax.

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Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

March 31, 2014 | 2:32 pm

Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

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The trial in Silicon Valley marks the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the two tech giants that underscore a much larger concern about what is allowed to be patented.

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Asiana Airlines: Warning System Inadequate, Crew Too Slow in Crash at SFO

March 31, 2014 | 12:06 pm

Asiana Airlines: Warning System Inadequate, Crew Too Slow in Crash at SFO

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NTSB investigators hoping to finish their probe before first anniversary of July 6 accident.

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Leland Yee Remains Free on $500,000 Bail After Court Hearing

March 31, 2014 | 11:14 am

Leland Yee Remains Free on $500,000 Bail After Court Hearing

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Prosecutors want property state senator owns used as collateral to guarantee he’ll keep showing up.

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In Wake of Arrest, Sen. Leland Yee Quits Secretary of State’s Race

March 27, 2014 | 12:10 pm

In Wake of Arrest, Sen. Leland Yee Quits Secretary of State’s Race

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Facing charges of arms trafficking and influence peddling, veteran legislator ends statewide campaign.

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Appeals Court Upholds San Francisco Gun Laws Challenged by NRA

March 25, 2014 | 5:18 pm

Appeals Court Upholds San Francisco Gun Laws Challenged by NRA

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Requirements deemed reasonable attempts to increase public safety without violating 2nd Amendment rights.

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Tim Donnelly, GOP Candidate for Governor, Spending Twice as Much as He’s Raised

March 25, 2014 | 2:41 pm

Tim Donnelly, GOP Candidate for Governor, Spending Twice as Much as He’s Raised

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His 3,000 donors are giving an average of only $402, far below that raised by the other candidates.

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For Gay Competitors, A Rodeo to Call Their Own

March 25, 2014 | 2:24 pm

For Gay Competitors, A Rodeo to Call Their Own

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Gay rodeo is finding roots in the Bay Area with a sport different from more traditional cowboy events.

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LIVE: Watch California Condors Released Into the Wild

March 25, 2014 | 9:51 am

LIVE: Watch California Condors Released Into the Wild

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A California condor was released in Big Sur at 10 a.m. Live webcams show the birds eating and socializing.

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