Muni employee union denies role in worker ‘sickout’

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The union said it had nothing to do with the worker “sickout” that has left half of Muni’s vehicle fleet out of service…

Millennials squeezed out of housing market

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According to new numbers from the US Census Bureau, only 36-percent of Americans under the age of 35 own a home…

Security tight on eve of Tiananmen anniversary

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Beijing put additional police on the streets and detained government critics on the eve of the 25th anniversary…

Two children stabbed, 1 fatally, in NYC elevator

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A man who stabbed and killed a boy and critically wounded a girl as they rode an elevator up to get ice cream…

Major delays on Muni as worker ‘sickout’ continues

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The SFMTA is warning customers of a second day of major systemwide delays on Muni…

Suspect arrested for sexually assaulting disabled woman

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Vallejo police said a serial sexual assault suspect who tried to flee to England is now in custody…

Police arrest man wanted in FBI explosives case

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A San Francisco man wanted by the FBI for allegedly possessing explosive materials is in custody…

Cult suspects killed dog before killing woman in China

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The suspects that beat a woman to death at in Shandong allegedly killed their dogs before committing the crime…

SSF: Police warn residents about Craigslist scam

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South San Francisco police are warning residents about a scam involving the online classified ads website Craigslist…

“Hidden Cash” returns to Bay Area

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The millionaire behind the Twitter handle @HiddenCash is returning to the Bay Area…

Samsung set to sell first Tizen phone in 3Q

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Samsung will begin selling a smartphone that runs on its Tizen operating system in the third quarter of this year…

Hong Kong murder suspect kills himself after gunfight with police

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A murder suspect in Hong Kong killed himself after an exchange of gunfire with police…

California’s state universities hiring new faculty

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California’s state universities are hiring 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions…

FBI seeks man suspected of possessing explosives

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Ryan Chamberlain is wanted for allegedly possessing explosive materials at his home…

SF: Major muni delays expected today

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SF Muni service experienced major delay after a contract dispute prompted a “sickout” by a large portion of Muni workers…

Cult members beat woman to death at Chinese McDonalds

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The six suspects who killed a woman at a McDonald’s restaurant in Shangdong, China were members of a cult…

Senate approves tying minimum wage to inflation

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The state Senate has approved a bill that would raise the state’s minimum wage and tie it to inflation…

Police aware of but didn’t view Santa Barbara killer’s videos

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Law officers were aware that Elliot Rodger had posted disturbing videos but didn’t watch them…

Oakland police warn public of attempted sexual assault

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Police are warning the public to be on the lookout following an attempted sexual assault on a woman in Oakland…

Taiwan scholar turned away on arrival in Hong Kong

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Tseng Chien-yuan said he was told by immigration officers that Beijing had issued an order banning him from the city…

Quake strikes Yunnan, China; at least 33 hurt

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A moderately strong earthquake struck Yunnan, China on Friday, injuring at least 33 people…

San Bruno man arrested for indecent exposure

A San Bruno man was arrested as he was allegedly exposing himself to people…

Alameda Co: Hazmat disposal fees goes up in July

Residents of Alameda County will soon be paying more to dispose of hazardous waste…

Chinese, Filipino kidnapped in Malaysia rescued

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A Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker have been rescued after they were abducted from a resort off Borneo island…

Bay Area wages higher than national average

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Workers in the Bay Area earn on average 37 percent more per hour than the national average…

Study says thirty percent of world is now fat

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Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates…

SF: Suspected DUI driver pinned man under car

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A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after pinning a man under his car at a gas station in San Francisco…

China planning for extra 2 million babies per year

China is preparing for 2 million extra babies a year as a result of a loosening of its “one child” birth limits…

Google’s workforce diversity data: White and male

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In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed how very white and male its workforce is…

Pings not from missing plane black boxes

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US navy officials discover underwater pings detected during the search did not come from the missing plane…