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Amid growing overdoses, nonprofit distributes fentanyl test strips to dozens of Bay Area bars – CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – The headlines and sad statistics are here about accidental fentanyl overdoses breaking up families and shortening too-short lives. In the past few weeks, three people in San Francisco have died of drug overdoses when they were unaware they were ingesting fentanyl. READ MORE: 4-alarm fire burns …

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San Francisco’s long-running St. Patrick’s Day celebration is making a comeback

San Francisco’s long-running St. Patrick’s Day celebration is making a comeback A long-running San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day celebration has returned with a vengeance at the United Irish Cultural Center. There was corned beef and cabbage, traditional dancing and a mass rally. Many said it was the first time they …

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San Francisco teachers protest missed paychecks

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Hundreds of San Francisco Unified School District teachers and staff say they haven’t been paid in months and have taken their frustration directly to district offices . From Monday to Tuesday, about 20 teachers, district employees and union representatives held an overnight sit-in at school …

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SF Treasure Island residents slam proposed toll on auto traffic – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Transportation officials are set to vote on a proposal to charge a toll for cars stopping at Treasure Island, but some who live and do business there say such a plan would cause profound harm to their community. Anyone who has passed Treasure Island recently has …

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Former NFL general manager knows how San Francisco 49ers can get Tom Brady because he ‘been through it’ in 2009

Former NFL general manager Mike Tannenbaum knows a thing or two about getting an aging superstar quarterback to come to his franchise. He also knows how an organization can lose that caller just as quickly. Based on that experience, Tannenbaum recently told Dan Patrick how the San Francisco 49ers can …

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The San Francisco Ballet will present world premieres of TOMASSON, WHEELDON AND RHODEN

In April, San Francisco Ballet will present three world premieres: Harmony by Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson, Finale Finale by Christopher Wheeldon and The Promised Land by Dwight Rhoden. Emerging from the dual pandemic of Covid-19 and racial reckoning in the United States, and celebrating Helgi Tomasson’s long …

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Bay Area convenience store worker killed in suspected robbery

March 9, 2022Updated: Mar 9, 2022 8:19 a.m. File photo of the headlights of a police car. A Bay Area convenience store employee was fatally shot Tuesday night in a suspected robbery, law enforcement officials say. Jacom Stephens/Getty Image A North Bay convenience store worker was fatally shot Tuesday night …

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Thieves Twice Strike Cinematographer’s House in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – San Francisco police are looking for suspects involved in a home burglary off Franconia Drive. The victim says the suspects broke in not once, but twice, all within weeks of each other. During the two trips back to the Bernal Heights home, the thieves stole …

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Settling one of San Francisco’s biggest burrito rivalries

Editor’s Note: In this monthly column, San Francisco singer and entertainer La Doña will celebrate the city’s vibrant Mexican food scene by reviewing a different burrito each month at taquerias across the city. Ever since I started reviewing burritos in this official capacity, I’ve started to be harassed online by …

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Some Bay Area colleges are keeping COVID-19 mask mandates

Elementary, middle and high school students will soon be removing their masks, but young adults and their twenties will have to keep them on at some local universities and colleges. San Jose State and San Francisco State are among several Bay Area colleges that maintain stricter face-covering rules than the …

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The Bay Area has twice as many parking spaces as people – and there’s a hidden toll

With more than 15 million parking spaces, the nine-county Bay Area has twice as many parking spaces as people. Lined up end to end, all of these parking spaces would circumnavigate the earth 2.3 times. These are the main findings of a new census of the region’s parking supply by …

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Move, Lift, Restore: Repurposing a Former Post Office Near San Francisco

In mid-February, a construction crew began lifting a 1940s post office building in Burlingame, California, on the San Francisco Peninsula. The team moved the 1,010 ton structure to around 120ft so that a new underground car park could be built directly beneath the historic post office site, while a new …

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How will the MLB lockdown impact Bay Area businesses?

How will the MLB lockdown impact Bay Area businesses? Talks between Major League Baseball and the players’ union collapsed on Tuesday with no agreement and the owner-imposed lockout. As a result, opening day and some regular season games have been canceled. Bay Area businesses expect to feel the brunt of …

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Rally to protect the JFK boardwalk – Streetsblog San Francisco

Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless otherwise noted in the story, GJEL Accident Attorneys is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of sponsored content. Some 100 advocates, policymakers, parents and children gathered on the steps of San Francisco City …

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Silicon Valley Hair Institute, an Innovative Hair Transplant Clinic in the Bay Area, Announces Content Update for Micropigmentation for Hair Loss in San Francisco

Silicon Valley Hair Institute, a premier hair transplant clinic serving the Bay Area, announces new page content. Micropigmentation for hair loss could bring a new perspective to San Francisco residents. PALO ALTO, California – February 28, 2022 – (Newswire.com) Silicon Valley Hair Institute, a premier hair transplant clinic in the …

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These are the counties in the San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, California metro area where COVID-19 is growing fastest

2022-02-26 After adding more than 561,000 new cases over the past week, the United States now has more than 77.9 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 930,000 COVID-19 related deaths – the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise, but at a …

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Russia’s attack on Ukraine draws condemnation from Bay Area leaders

The attack on Ukraine by Russian armed forces prompted statements of condemnation on Thursday from the Bay Area’s elected leaders as well as the consul. General of Ukraine in San Francisco. The bombings and other hostile actions began early Thursday morning local time in Ukraine and sparked global criticism of …

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Glenna Kelly Obituary (1962 – 2022) – Pacifica, CA

Glenna EB KellyJanuary 20, 1962 – February 16, 2022Glenna passed away peacefully at UCSF Hospital surrounded by her loving family after a valiant 18-month battle with cancer. She had done extremely well in her battle, but then took an unexpected turn. Glenna is survived by her mother, Mary, her brothers …

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San Francisco school board to vote on proposed layoffs

San Francisco Unified School District employees and parents held a press conference today to oppose the potential layoffs of SFUSD educators and support staff, including social workers. According to United Educators of San Francisco, last week SFUSD sent more than 400 preliminary layoff notices to teachers and para-educators in an …

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New California Trend: Remind Office Holders

by CalMatters, CalMatters Network February 20, 2022 Geographically, economically, demographically, culturally and ideologically, San Francisco and Shasta County are polar opposites, but their constituents have one thing in common: a willingness to kick out officials they don’t like. A few weeks ago, voters in Shasta County Supervisor Leonard Moty’s district …

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San Francisco Paralympian thanks his mother for her will to win – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) – This Black History Month, KPIX is spotlighting Bay Area leaders and pioneers, including a San Francisco man who never let his disability stop him from pursue his dream of becoming a professional basketball player. Matt Scott showed off his basketball skills on a freakishly hot winter …

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Grocery Delivery Robots, Holographic Lectures and Record Blockchain Funding: It’s Your Week in Tech

Local startups have not been hit with funding during the pandemic, new research shows. The Bay Area garnered more than 4,000 startup investments last year, by far the most of any major tech hub, new research from Telstra Ventures shows. The San Francisco venture capital firm behind Box, DocuSign and …

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2 San Francisco Democrats head to runoff for Assembly seat | California News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two Democrats appear to be heading for a runoff election in June in the race to represent part of San Francisco in the state Assembly. Matt Haney, who sits on San Francisco’s board of supervisors, and former supervisor David Campos both garnered the most votes in …

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San Francisco names street for drag nun philanthropy founder

On Easter weekend in mid-April, Sister Vish-Knew is expected to pose for photos under new street signs bearing her name. The co-founder of the international philanthropic drag nuns group, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, is now one of three drag queen characters whose streets are named in their honor in …

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San Francisco’s Hawkerfare gives Nanobar non-alcoholic vending machine a shot

A sandwich outside Hawkerfare, the long-running and beloved Lao bar and restaurant on Valencia Street, advertises a number of semi-obscure drinks in a chalkboard above a QR code. They include the Mellow Mule and the Hairless Dog IPA, which are just a sample of what customers can order from Hawkerfare’s …

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Yeah… There’s another Walgreens store closing soon in San Francisco

Adding to the ever-growing list of Walgreens stores closing in SF, the location at 141 Kearny Street is set to close Feb. 22 – making it the eleventh location of America’s second-largest drugstore chain to close in the city since 2019. . In October 2021, Walgreens announced plans to close …

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UNCLE Credit Union Celebrates 65 Years of Service to the Bay Area | Regional News/CA

UNCLE Credit Union, which serves four counties in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley, celebrates its 65th anniversary this year. A $636 million full-service financial institution, UNCLE has been a trusted provider and major contributor to the communities it serves since its inception in …

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Why is the number of early votes for the San Francisco special election so low?

As of Thursday, just over 105,000 San Francisco voters had returned their mail-in ballots for Tuesday’s special election citywide. That’s just a fraction of anticipated return rates in recent elections, according to data from the San Francisco Department of Elections. In the last statewide special election of 2021 in which …

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It’s carnival time in San Francisco! Feast and Celebration – San Francisco Bay Times

By Eduardo Morales, Ph.D.– The origin and history of Carnival are quite mixed. Some say the roots of Carnival are in the celebration of the New Year and the rebirth of nature and it is the oldest recorded holiday. Others note its origins in Italy with an observance that later …

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Mothers affected by overdose deaths protest ‘open drug use’ at Linkage Center in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — In the heart of San Francisco, a new center to provide resources for people struggling with drug addiction has intensified the debate on how to deal with the drug crisis. A group of mothers protest against the new liaison center at UN Plaza in the Tenderloin. …

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We looked at the price of 15 grocery items at 4 SF stores

Anyone who’s pushed a cart down a grocery aisle or ordered groceries online recently has experienced sticker shock with everything from milk to meat. As inflation soars and supply chain issues persist in the U.S., grocery store prices are rising — and to be exact, they’re 6.5% higher than a …

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Landmark Shutters San Francisco Embarcadero Center Cinema – Deadline

Landmark Theaters decided to close its Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco with the end of the lease, and the chain citing “landlord-created conditions” that “put into question profitability” on site. Landmark has another theater in the Bay Area, Opera Plaza, which was renovated last year, as well as locations …

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Bay Area host brings big stars to the big screen

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — A Bay Area animator is back in the spotlight for a project he did years ago. The movie industry can move very slowly at times, but it wasn’t the first project he was involved in that turned a lot of heads. “I was an illustrator …

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback’s succession plan gets off to a perfect start

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – August 29: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 and Trey Lance #5 of the San Francisco … [+] The 49ers talk to each other on the sidelines before their preseason game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Levi’s Stadium on August 29, 2021 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by …

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Bay Area fans have already moved on from Jimmy G, now they’re waiting for the 49ers to follow suit

Jimmy Garoppolo is due to a side step.Photo: Getty Images Heading into the playoffs, the elephant in the San Francisco 49ers room was their quarterback status beyond the 2021-22 season. A lot of people felt like Jimmy Garoppolo was done no matter how far the Niners got in the playoffs. …

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Wind advisory: Strong Bay Area winds raise ‘fire weather’ concerns

SAN FRANCISCO – California is facing a fresh round of onshore winds this week and after a dry January there could be “fire weather” issues. A wind advisory is expected to take effect for parts of the Bay Area early Tuesday morning and persist through Thursday morning, potentially becoming similar …

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EMA Partners opens an office in San Francisco

January 31, 2022 – Emerging from a global pandemic, executive search consultants are seeing an increase in hiring mandates in almost every corner of the world. To meet demand, they continue to develop new practices, hire new recruiters and open new sites. Global recruiting consortia, meanwhile, are enjoying a resurgence …

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Bay Area sports bars gear up for Sunday’s 49ers game

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — With less than 24 hours until the big game, fans and businesses are gearing up to cheer on the 49ers on Sunday afternoon. At San Francisco’s Kezar Pub, owner Cyril Hackett told me he expects his bar to be up most of the day. “Get up …

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Silicon Holler: Ro Khanna Says Big Tech Can Help Heal America’s Heart | Books

Shortly after Silicon Valley sent him to Washington, Ro Khanna visited “Silicon Holler,” a name coined by a colleague, Hal Rogers, for the nascent tech industry in eastern Kentucky. The districts of the two congressmen had little in common. Khanna was among the wealthiest, most diverse and most democratic. Rogers …

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‘Thrill kill teacher’ who was arrested in the Bay Area is sentenced

A former professor convicted of the horrific murder of her boyfriend was sentenced in Chicago on Tuesday to 53 years in prison. Wyndham Lathem, left, and Andrew Warren. (From the Chicago Police Department) Wyndham Lathem, 47, surrendered to federal marshals in Oakland in August 2017, eight days after an anonymous …

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San Francisco vs. BYU – Game Preview – January 29, 2022

The BYU Cougars (17-1, 7-0 WCC) will look to build on a nine-game winning streak when they host the San Francisco Dons (10-10, 7-0 WCC) at 4:00 p.m. ET Saturday, January 29 2022. The Dons have won three games in a row. BYU beat Santa Clara 76-44 in last team …

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The “stealth omicron” sub-variant can be found in the Bay Area. Here’s what you need to know

A new subvariant of the omicron variant of COVID-19 — BA.2, or “stealth” omicron — has been detected in the Bay Area, health officials said. Little is known so far about the contagion of the subvariant, experts said, but vaccinated and boosted people shouldn’t worry. “If you’re vaccinated, and especially …

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Boston rents are on the rise, starting to rival San Francisco

Even with its exorbitant rents, Boston has always been able to say “Hey, it’s worse in San Francisco”. But maybe not for long. A new survey published Tuesday by real estate site Zumper found that the monthly median one-bedroom rent in Boston is $2,720, just $130 less than the $2,850 …

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Video Chat Company Vidsig Helps Students Find Straight Answers About Their Future Colleges

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — It’s a tough time for college applicants waiting for acceptance letters. For many, it’s an invisible choice because they can’t visit every school. A Bay Area company, Vidsig, uses video chats to connect high school and college students to get a glimpse of campus life. Video …

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SF DA Boudin announces program to help staff members learn new languages ​​- CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced a new policy for her office that allows staff members to take language classes at City College of San Francisco during regular working hours. . In a press release, Boudin said he created the policy because staff members …

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Prime Data Centers is developing a new data center in the heart of Silicon Valley

Prime Data Centers, a data center developer and operator, last week announced the development of a new four-story, 119,000 square foot data center in the heart of Silicon Valley. Located at 1231 Comstock Street in Santa Clara, Calif., Prime will begin construction of the facility in the second half of …

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The Incredible Implosion of the Bay Area’s Largest Pyramid Scheme

By William Penn Patrick’s own admission, he wasn’t much of an entrepreneur for the first three decades of his life. “For 34 years I failed in everything I did,” he once said. But Patrick’s fortunes changed one day in 1964 as he walked past the open garage of a house …

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The lion dance troupe prepares for the return of the Chinese New Year parade in San Francisco

HERCULES, Calif. (KGO) — Preparations for the Feb. 1 Lunar New Year of the Tiger were in full swing at Hercules in front of the Yee Martial Arts Academy. There, the West Coast Lion Dance Troupe held a ceremony they haven’t been able to do in some time. “This is …

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Silicon Valley Reads theme proves perfect for 2022

As a member of the advisory board of Silicon Valley Reads, I will admit some skepticism when we discussed the 2022 theme last fall. “The Power of Kindness, Resilience and Hope” seemed like, well, 2021. Kindness is always a good thing, but surely we would have outgrown the need for …

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Carbon Health Launches Large COVID-19 Testing Sites in South San Francisco, California, Montgomery and Plainsboro Townships, New Jersey

Supports the public health ecosystem by offering thousands of critical COVID-19 tests daily SAN FRANCISCO, January 21, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carbon Health, a leading omnichannel healthcare provider, announced three new major COVID-19 testing sites, in South San Francisco, Calif., and Montgomery Township , New Jersey, and Plainsboro Township, New Jersey. These community …

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Santa Clara to San Francisco in Women’s College Basketball Live Stream: Watch Online, TV Channel, Start Time – How to Watch & Stream Major League & College Sports

San Francisco (6-10) will face Santa Clara (8-4) in a West Coast Conference women’s basketball contest, with the two teams moving in opposite directions so far. How to watch Santa Clara at San Francisco in women’s college basketball today: Date of the game: January 17, 2022 Game time: 8:00 p.m. …

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Rescue teams busy on San Francisco Bay beaches during tsunami wave – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Despite officials’ desperate warnings to stay off the beaches, rescue teams have moved five people to safety after venturing too close to choppy ocean waters from Saturday’s tsunami wave. . San Francisco firefighters deployed rescue swimmers Saturday afternoon when a group of surfers were spotted …

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BYU takes huge win on the road to San Francisco

BYU staged a second-half comeback and held off a missed San Francisco three at the buzzer to beat the Dons 71-69 in the Bay Area on Saturday night. Alex Barcello led BYU with 18 points and senior teammate Te’Jon Lucas added 12. Fousseyni Traore more than held on against USF’s …

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How the Haute Vallée became a biotech hub

In 2001, when Phil Ferneau and his partners launched a venture capital firm focused on NH startups, they met with several academics from Dartmouth College. Ferneau had been an advocate for converting academic research into viable businesses in his role as founding executive director of the Center for Private Equity …

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Northern California ranch, 564 acres, for sale: $22.5 million

A 564-acre ranch on the coast near Silicon Valley that was once a wedding gift and has been owned by the same family for more than 100 years is on the market for $22.5 million. Located in the small town of San Gregorio, California, the property wraps 80 acres of …

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This small Bay Area town has a big problem with abandoned vehicles on public roads

For a small Bay Area town, Petaluma has a big problem with abandoned vehicles — from motorcycles and cars to RVs — left to rot on city streets. Last year, Petaluma police received 1,915 calls from residents reporting abandoned vehicles, more than five calls a day, and launched several law …

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Winners Announced for BroadwayWorld 2021 San Francisco Awards

The winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards. The 2021 regional awards recognize productions that had their first performance between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021. Streaming productions were eligible this year in designated categories. This year, BroadwayWorld also allowed audiences to vote on which …

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Governor Newsom pledges $4.2 billion to California high-speed rail

Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest budget proposal doubles billions of dollars in contentious funding for the San Joaquin Valley segment of the high-speed rail project and expands the state’s initiative to replace gas-powered vehicles with zero-emission vehicles. Latest figures are part of governor’s $286.4 billion spending proposal released earlier this week …

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Beloved Bay Area Sticker Company Ms. Grossman Moves from California to Utah

PETALUMA, Calif. (KGO) — For more than 40 years, Ms. Grossman’s paper company has been making stickers in the Bay Area, but is now moving out of California. Its warehouse in Petaluma, where the company has had a presence for nearly three decades, was a bustling and colorful factory that, …

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Joe Guzel of Crosslink Launches Haven Ventures FinTech Fund

After five and a half years at Crosslink, Joe Guzel is launching his own venture capital fund Haven Ventures, a new fintech fund focused on seed and pre-seed startups, cutting checks of up to $ 1 million. In this episode of the LA Venture podcast, Guzel talks about his journey …

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Bay Area health experts reflect on evolving guidelines – CBS San Francisco

Daly City woman comes face to face with a mountain lionResidents of the Daly City peninsula are on high alert after dozens of cougar sightings. Maria Cid Medina spoke to a woman who described a close encounter with a cougar in her backyard. 5 minutes ago COVID: Bay Area health …

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Computer problems shut down COVID testing sites in San Francisco, Hayward – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – After already temporarily cutting hours at several COVID testing sites in San Francisco due to staffing issues, nationwide IT problems have forced health officials to shut down six centers completely Monday afternoon test. Computer difficulties weren’t isolated in San Francisco. READ MORE: John Madden to …

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Dobson goes endlessly to win Silicon Valley Amateur

[ad_1] Dobson goes endlessly to win Silicon Valley Amateur Sean-Karl Dobson, 2022 Silicon Valley amateur champion Sean-Karl Dobson, a student at Westlake High School in Austin, TX, was not looking to duplicate Saturday’s record-breaking performance. He was focused on winning a golf tournament. Because how to follow a 62 under …

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The Notable Startup Funding Weekly Report: 1/10/22

[ad_1] Alto Solutions $ 40.0M – Series B Nashville-based Alto Solutions offers an automated, easy-to-use process for investing in alternatives with IRA savings. Founded by Eric Satz in 2016, Alto Solutions has raised a total of $ 70.3 million in equity and is backed by Acrew Capital, Advance Venture Partners, …

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Guess the rent in San Francisco

[ad_1] It’s no secret that renting an apartment in San Francisco is expensive, but it’s not the most expensive in the country anymore! At least for now. Every week we search the apartment rental listings and look for the weird, the luxurious and even just what wouldn’t be nice. The …

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Bay Area Schools Face Omicron Disease, Closures

As students return to their first week of school in 2022 after winter break, concerns over the omicron variant – and reports of sick students and teachers – have led to school closures and disruptions. work stoppages in the Bay Area, as well as fights between school administrators, teachers and …

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San Francisco intensive care admissions explode

[ad_1] Intensive care admissions are increasing in San Francisco: The city has seen a huge spike in hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the past month, with 97 people admitted to acute and intensive care units as of January 2 – up from 27 patients on December 2. As of January 2, …

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Bay Area and California see record peak in COVID cases

SoCal man arrested for attacking workers at vaccination site: A southern California man was arrested last week after he allegedly attacked workers at a vaccination site in Tustin (Orange County) after calling the workers “murderers” and accusing them of starting the COVID-19 pandemic, the Washington Post reported. Workers at the …

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Los Angeles Rams vs San Francisco 49ers NFL Week 18 Odds, Games & Outlook for January 9, 2022

[ad_1] The Los Angeles Rams (12-4) have a five-game winning streak in a Week 18 clash with the San Francisco 49ers (9-7). For more information on betting and fantasy, sign up for the SI Winners Club newsletter. Rams vs 49ers odds On / under insights Los Angeles games this season …

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Why Silicon Valley can’t escape Elizabeth Holmes

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif .– In 2016, start-up founders sang, “Theranos doesn’t stand for, we’re better,” in a vacation video created by venture capital firm First Round Capital. Over the following years, several columnists wrote that Silicon Valley shouldn’t be blamed for Theranos. Last month, Keith Rabois, a venture capitalist, …

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Latham Adds Two Former Prosecutors To Bay Area And Los Angeles Offices |

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, January 3, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Scott Carpenter and Alex wyman joined the firm as partners in the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice and as members of the Litigation & Trial Department. Joiner joins …

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‘Gaylapalooza’ Celebrates Local LGBTQ + Community Center – The Mercury News

[ad_1] The Silicon Valley / San Francisco LGBTQ Employee Resource Group Alliance ‘Gaylapaloza’ fundraiser returns live and in person, taking place on Sunday January 9 at the Hammer Theater in downtown San Jose. The event began over a decade ago as an effort of last resort to raise funds for …

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No vacation discounts at Bay Area real estate

Bay Area homebuyers haven’t found any Black Friday promotions this holiday season, as prices soared 17% in November, marking another rapid increase in a record year. The boom continued across the region, led by rising median single-family home prices in San Mateo County (up 23% from the previous year to …

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Low-key New Years Eve celebrations in San Francisco after NYE fireworks show canceled for 2nd year

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – As the Bay Area prepares to celebrate the end of 2021, New Years celebrations in San Francisco have been unusually quiet. Normally the Embarcadero would be packed with people. But after the city canceled its fireworks display for the second year in a row, many …

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Bay Area Schools Hold On With In-Person Plans As Omicron Rises And Parents Worried

Bay Area students will return to schools starting Monday after spending two weeks with family and friends or even traveling to other states and countries just as the omicron wave hits California. The combination of a huge increase in COVID-19 cases and exposure during the holidays has left families and …

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Bay Area Crab Season Begins

Commercial crab season opens after delays San Francisco’s seafood destinations are virtually dazed by the delayed start of the commercial crab season on Wednesday. The crabbers, who missed Thanksgiving and Christmas, will be able to catch up by scoring their first shot. SAN FRANCISCO, California – The long awaited Dungeness …

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49ers News: Is the Jimmy Garoppolo era over in San Francisco?

[ad_1] Now that it looks like Jimmy Garoppolo could miss a long time, it’s fair to wonder if the number 10 played his last snap for the 49ers. How will the Jimmy Garoppolo era be remembered if this is the case? We asked this question on Oh, Hey There! podcast …

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Who is joining the Bay Area’s Great Resignation?

Cindy Ngo knows her story is not unique. A nurse since 2014, her experience of working during the COVID-19 pandemic has completely exhausted her, she said, and she has been exhausted. So in April 2021, she resigned. Stories of what many call “The Great Resignation” aren’t hard to come by, …

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COVID testing requirements keep vacation travelers stranded at SFO – CBS San Francisco

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KPIX) – Travelers trying to exit San Francisco International Airport on Sunday faced more challenges related to COVID-19 at the end of the holiday weekend: airline cancellations and limited test availability. “My flight tomorrow is at 6 a.m. and it will be closed until 8 …

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Parts of California have white Christmas after snowfall – NBC Bay Area

Parts of California have a White Christmas after all, with snowfall pounding mountains across the state. However, other parts of California experienced a damp and rainy Christmas as storms continue to flood the state, causing flash flooding and evacuations in some areas during the holiday season. At Donner Pass in …

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Multiple flight cancellations, nationwide delays due to COVID outbreak – CBS San Francisco

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – While many people seemed to enjoy traveling on Christmas Eve, passengers from coast to coast have faced flight cancellations throughout the day. “I received a text this morning saying my flight had been canceled earlier,” said Patrick Schuler, an SFO traveler. “That’s what it …

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Miami’s startup scene gets hotter during pandemic

[ad_1] Miami has become a more desirable city than ever. An unexpected consequence of the pandemic, the tech industry is flocking to this glamorous South Florida city. The beginnings of the hype on the Miami tech scene can be traced back to a single tweet in December 2020. The tweet …

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New food delivery services in the Bay Area continue to launch. Can they compete with companies like DoorDash?

Bay Area diners have never had more options for ordering food at their favorite restaurant. These new companies are different from on-demand delivery apps like DoorDash and Grubhub, which deliver hot food to customers within miles of restaurants. They typically sell cold dishes, which customers buy a day or more …

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Be aware of carpooling – especially when impaired

[ad_1] By Christopher Dolan and Vanessa Deniston Recently I took a ride home after a holiday party I attended at The City. During the party I had several drinks and by the time I was ready to go I was not fit to drive myself. I called a carpooling vehicle …

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Factbox: From San Francisco to Munich, the key players in the development of flying taxis

[ad_1] Dec.21 (Reuters) – Electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft maker Eve, part of Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer (EMBR3.SA), plans to go public at the fifth launch, investors are betting on environmentally friendly urban air travel. Read more It comes after Vertical Aerospace saw its shares rise 19% on …

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State funding granted for 2 new parks in Bayview, Western Addition – CBS San Francisco

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The state has provided $ 5.8 million each for environmental justice-focused park projects for residents of the Bayview and Western Addition neighborhoods, according to a press release from San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. New funding for the projects – for India Basin Shoreline …

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SLO with Silicon Valley in Congress Redistribution Maps in California

[ad_1] WASHINGTON The California commission charged with redrawing the state’s legislative boundaries linked rural San Luis Obispo County to Silicon Valley hubs in its recent congressional map projects. As redistribution – the process by which congressional districts are reconfigured to match new census demographics – comes to an end, a …

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San Francisco mayor declares state of emergency to tackle city’s ‘wicked streets’

[ad_1] Conditions in San Francisco were fed nationally to Fox News and other conservative media outlets as signs of disarray allegedly created by liberal governance. In San Francisco, opponents of district attorney Chesa Boudin have tried to capitalize on a perception of disorder and high-profile retail theft incidents to foster …

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Omicron overturns Wall Street plans in Silicon Valley

[ad_1] Just as it seemed like American businesses were on the path to normalcy, a new wave of Covid-related uncertainty is shaking business plans from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. Manhattan holidays are canceled and banks grapple with new epidemics as the omicron variant spreads. Citigroup Inc. said employees in …

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Bay Area residents gear up for the wet morning commutes as more rain showers target this weekend

Bay Area residents braced for a soggy ride Thursday morning as persistent downpours continued to drench the area, ending more than a week of wet weather. Another storm is forecast for this weekend, with a chance of rain all next week and more snow in the forecast for the Sierra …

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Heavy swell sends 25-foot waves to San Francisco Bay beaches

[ad_1] December 14, 2021 A boogie boarder rides the high waves at Ocean Beach in San Francisco, California, December 8, 2020. Douglas Zimmerman / SFGATE The heavy swells generated by the storms and winds in the Pacific Ocean produced monstrous waves on the beaches of San Francisco Bay, which led …

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San Francisco vacation buyers stung but fearless by spike in inflation – CBS San Francisco

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) – New government data shows consumer prices surged last month, up 6.8% last year – the biggest jump since 1982. This is making retail customers feel the pinch with the holiday shopping season in full swing. Petaluma’s Tricia Decarli was looking for some great shopping in …

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Here’s how much you need to earn to be ‘rich’ in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Being “rich” could be seen as subjective; there may not be a definitive amount of money to be made to be considered rich. Recent data analysis by Go Banking Rates shows how much it takes to be considered “rich” in 50 US cities. Three of the …

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‘Detected outside San Francisco’: Traces of COVID-19 omicron variant found in bay area wastewater, scientists say

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – Scientists are reporting traces of the COVID-19 omicron variant in wastewater from several cities in the state of California, including the Bay Area. This means that the next coronavirus outbreak or a new variant could be detected for the first time in our wastewater. “Even …

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This Bay Area Police Department plants ‘decoy’ packages to deter porch pirates

The Sunnyvale Police Department said it has placed “several” packages of decoys on doorsteps across town to help deter would-be package thieves. “Porch pirates, beware, you never know what’s in that package you’re trying to steal!” The ministry wrote in a Facebook post. “Steal a package and you could end …

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San Francisco vs. CSU Fullerton – Game Preview – December 7, 2021

[ad_1] San Francisco Dons (5-4) visit CSU Titans Fullerton (4-3) after Ioanna Krimili’s 29-point performance in the Dons 78-63 win over USC. The game will take place at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. CSU Fullerton beat the Grand Canyon 60-53 in the team’s last outing on Saturday. …

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Xen Capital Raises US $ 7.5 Million Series A Led By Headline Asia To Develop Alternative Investment Platform

[ad_1] SINGAPORE, December 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Xen Capital announces having raised US $ 7.5 million in a Serie A round led by Big title Asia (formerly known as Infinity Ventures) to evolve its B2B2C alternative investment platform. Xen Capital has created an open architecture client management platform …

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Coastal flood advisory in effect until Sunday afternoon – NBC Bay Area

The first round of winter King Tides arrived in spectacular fashion on Saturday with water levels rising along coastal areas and waves crashing on the sidewalks of San Francisco near the Ferry Building. The National Weather Service, San Francisco, issued a Coastal Hazard Advisory warning of possible minor coastal flooding …

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Nobody wants to be assistant manager, says Pizza Boss

[ad_1] Assistant managers are increasingly difficult to hire, according to the WSJ. A co-founder of a pizza chain said he had not received any applications for the job for 10 months. He even increased the annual salary for the position to $ 70,000, but still hasn’t succeeded. Loading Something is …

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Why the air in the Bay Area is so disgusting right now

A brown haze has floated in the air over the San Francisco Bay Area in recent days, obscuring the city skyline and hovering over the bay. Raw-looking air has many reasons, but a key factor is what’s called a temperature inversion, which concentrates pollution near the ground, said Kristine Roselius, …

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Air quality in Bay Area collapses as inversion layer traps pollution – CBS San Francisco

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – It wasn’t a filter over San Francisco Bay today, it was particles clogging the horizon. “It’s very bad and disturbing because there are no wildfires – you can barely see beyond Treasure Island,” said Kim Blake, who was visiting from Phoenix. READ MORE: Smash-And-Grab …

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Independent Community Bankers of America, Venture Center appoints 2022 Accelerator Companies | Arkansas Business News

[ad_1] We were unable to ship the item. The Independent Community Bankers of America and the Venture Center, in partnership with the State of Arkansas, announced on Tuesday evening the 11 companies selected for their annual ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator program. The program will kick off with an event on January …

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South San Francisco Delays New 480-Unit Development | Local News

[ad_1] South San Francisco City Council last week did not approve a 480-unit development, citing concerns about wages paid to builders and its intention to use gas water heaters instead of electric alternatives. The already long approval process, which began in 2018, will be postponed until at least December 8, …

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Benson Wong obituary (2021) – San Francisco, California

[ad_1] Benson Jong Hing Wong Benson Jong Hing Wong, 105 years old. old, born January 30, 1916, Taishan, China. Died on November 21, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Born in Taishan, China in 1916. Benson came to America at the age of 12 and worked with his brother and father …

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Security guard dies after being shot during attempted break-in by media team in San Francisco

[ad_1] Kevin Nishita was working security Wednesday afternoon for a news crew covering a story in downtown Oakland when someone attempted to rob the squad and Nishita was shot, according to Oakland Police. San Francisco news station KRON4 said Nishita was working on security for one of her crews. “We …

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Microchip pioneer helped bring silicon to Silicon Valley

[ad_1] Dr. Last, the son of a metallurgist from Butler, Pa., Started out with a more modest career goal: to get his doctorate. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an interesting job that would allow him to live in California. Graduated from MIT in 1956, he joined …

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Store burglaries are rife in the Bay Area; two women arrested here – Palo Alto Daily Post

BY BRADEN CARTWRIGHTDaily Post Writer Palo Alto has been caught in a wave of organized burglaries in the Bay Area, and law enforcement is teaming up to stop the mobs of thieves. Most of the thieves fled although two women were arrested in Menlo Park after fleeing an attempted break-in …

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