Magical “The Shape of Water” becomes a timely social commentary


“The Shape of Water” picked up the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival this year. This is the latest work from Mexican Director Guillermo Del Toro who is almost always associated with making horror and fantasy films…

Oakland declares impasses in talks with striking workers


City of Oakland leaders declared an impasse Friday in their talks with about 3,000 workers who are in the fourth day of a strike…

SF: Woman killed in fatal collision with vehicle

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The victim of a fatal pedestrian-versus-vehicle collision Thursday in San Francisco’s Westwood Park neighborhood was identified…

Ex-aide: Rep. Franks offered $5m to carry his child


A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks said the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child…

Fremont: Car struck, killed pedestrian near shopping center

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A male pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a car near the Fremont Hub Shopping Center Friday morning…

China gas shortage creates heating crisis

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The gas shortage in China is creating a heating problem as winter weather

Trump signs 2-week spending bill to avoid shutdown


President Donald Trump on Friday signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown…

South Texas gets rare snowfall


Frigid temperatures behind a cold front combined with moisture off the Gulf of Mexico have yielded a rare snowfall…

UK, EU hail Brexit breakthrough despite unresolved questions


Britain and the European Union hailed a breakthrough Friday that allows them to begin talks on their…

San Francisco police release videos of fatal shooting


San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott has released footage of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed carjacking suspect…