49ers QB Brock Purdy resumes throwing programJune 1, 2023 GMT
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco quarterback Brock Purdy has officially resumed his throwing program as he tries to return from offseason elbow surgery in time for the season opener.
Purdy began throwing on the side this week for the first time since undergoing surgery on his throwing elbow on March 10.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Connor Joe homered against his former team and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat San Francisco 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak against the Giants.
The Pirates moved back to .500 (27-27) after falling under for the first time since they were 1-2.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — In the four years since progressive reform prosecutors swept into office across northern Virginia, they have faced constant criticism, ranging from conservatives who deride them as bleeding-heart “ Soros prosecutors ” to judges who claim they abuse their discretion.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has disclosed a potential threat to Queen Elizabeth II during her 1983 trip to the United States.
The documents were released this week on the FBI's records website. Queen Elizabeth II died last September after a 70-year reign.
2 planes aborted landings in San Francisco when a Southwest jet taxied across their runwaysMay 25, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two airliners aborted landings at San Francisco International Airport last week after pilots spotted a Southwest Airlines jet taxiing across runways on which the other planes had been cleared to land.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Protesters cut short a rare outdoor meeting of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday where the board president had planned to question Mayor London Breed on her administration's response to the crisis of brazen open-air drug dealing.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter might not keep its headquarters in San Francisco forever, its owner Elon Musk signaled Tuesday.
Speaking virtually at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council Summit in London, Musk gave a noncommittal answer to an interviewer’s question about whether the company will stay in the California city.
From Xerox to TV box, long awaited adaptation of ‘American Born Chinese’ book hits Disney+May 23, 2023 GMT
Gene Luen Yang remembers feeling pumped in 2007 when Hollywood came calling about his trailblazing graphic novel “American Born Chinese.” But that excitement turned into exasperation when it became clear the interested party completely missed the point of the book.
Waymo, Uber set aside past rift over self-driving car technology to team up on robotaxis in PhoenixMay 23, 2023 GMT
Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with ride-hailing leader Uber in the Phoenix area to transport passengers and deliver food in robotic cars that triggered a bitter technological dispute between the two companies.
‘Fuel starvation’ is possible cause of plane crash that killed 2 off California coastMay 22, 2023 GMT
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Investigators are looking into the possibility that fuel issues may have caused a small plane to crash into the Pacific Ocean, killing two people on board.
The Viking Air DHC-6-400 Twin Otter was equipped with an additional fuel system that would have allowed it to go further than it could with its original fuel tanks, said Sarah Sulick, a spokesperson for the National Transportation Safety Board.
San Francisco officials are investigating if Elon Musk’s ‘Twitter Hotel’ plan broke lawsMay 19, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials are investigating Twitter after six former employees allege that owner Elon Musk's leadership team broke laws by turning the company's headquarters into a “Twitter Hotel” for workers who were pushed to stay up late to transform the social media platform.
Suspect in fatal stabbing of Cash App founder pleads not guiltyMay 18, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tech consultant Nima Momeni pleaded not guilty Thursday to a murder charge in the stabbing death of Cash App founder Bob Lee on the streets of San Francisco.
San Francisco Superior Court Judge Victor Hwang ordered Momeni, 38, kept in jail without bail, saying he posed a public safety risk if released.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Anti-trans legislation is roiling the nation. Bills prohibiting drag performances are cropping up in statehouses. Violence and vitriol are turning children’s drag story hour events into headline-news protests.
San Francisco DA releases video of Walgreens security guard fatally shooting alleged shoplifterMay 16, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's district attorney Monday released surveillance video showing the fatal shooting of a suspected shoplifter by an on-duty Walgreens security guard, along with other footage and documents that she said support her decision not to file charges against the guard.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Students in the Oakland Unified School District will return to full classroom instruction Tuesday after the district and striking teachers announced a tentative deal that includes a reparations task force for Black students and more say from parents and teachers in school decisions.
Executive fired from TikTok’s Chinese owner says Beijing had access to app data in termination suitMay 12, 2023 GMT
A former executive fired from TikTok’s parent company ByteDance made a raft of accusations against the tech giant Friday, including that it stole content from competitors like Instagram and Snapchat, and served as a “propaganda tool” for the Chinese government by suppressing or promoting content favorable to the country’s interests.
2023 NFL Team SchedulesMay 12, 2023 GMT
Sept. 10 at Washington, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Discord forces members to change usernames, discord eruptsMay 9, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The social app Discord, a favorite of gamers, inadvertently stirred internal strife after announcing last week that it will force its millions of members to pick new usernames. Now the question is whether the change will escalate into all-out warfare that could include players threatening one another in order to seize control of popular names.
Feinstein returning to Senate after facing resignation callsMay 9, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein's office disclosed Tuesday that she is returning to Washington following an absence of more than two months in which the oldest member of Congress faced calls from within her own party to resign.
British star Ainslie makes bid for SailGP’s $1M Grand FinalMay 7, 2023 GMT
British sailing star Sir Ben Ainslie strengthened his chances of reaching the $1 million, winner-take-all Grand Final of SailGP's third season with finishes of second, first and second in the San Francisco regatta on Saturday.
DoorDash beats Q1 forecasts as it expands services, marketsMay 4, 2023 GMT
DoorDash posted stronger-than-expected results in the first quarter as it expanded into new markets overseas and new delivery categories at home.
The San Francisco company said Thursday that its total orders rose 27% to 512 million in the January-March period.
Lyft suffers another letdown in 1Q amid post-pandemic woesMay 4, 2023 GMT
Lyft began the year mired in the same ditch it ended in last year, with its ride-hailing service struggling to recover from a pandemic-driven downturn that triggered a change in leadership and layoffs that wiped out a quarter of its workforce.
Waymo robotaxis make more inroads in Phoenix, San FranciscoMay 4, 2023 GMT
Self-driving car pioneer Waymo announced Thursday that its robotaxis will be able to carry passengers through most of the Phoenix area for the first time.
The company's cars will also start to pick up more volunteers for testing the autonomous vehicles traversing the more challenging conditions in San Francisco.
Airbnb will push rooms as low-cost option to house rentalsMay 3, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Airbnb is making a renewed push into renting single rooms in a nod to its beginnings and a realization that renting an entire house is too expensive for many travelers, especially younger ones.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cash App founder Bob Lee died during surgery from stab wounds that pierced his heart and a lung, according to an autopsy report released Tuesday that also shows he had alcohol and drugs in his system.
Tech-rooted groups seek to shake up San Francisco politicsApril 28, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The tech entrepreneurs who flocked to San Francisco two decades ago bringing jobs and wealth, and also soaring housing prices and gentrification, are becoming a rising political force in a city they say is woefully off track.
San Francisco to repeal boycott of anti-LGBTQ+ statesApril 27, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is repealing a ban on city-funded travel to 30 states that it says restrict abortion, voting and LGBTQ+ rights after determining the boycott is doing more harm than good.
No one is driving this taxi. What possibly could go wrong?April 26, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — I won't forget the first time I took a ride in a car without anyone sitting in the driver's seat.
It happened one night last September when a Chevy Bolt named Peaches picked me up outside a San Francisco bar.
Man accused of stabbing Cash App founder gets new court dateApril 25, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The arraignment of the tech consultant charged with the killing of Cash App founder Bob Lee was delayed until next week after his defense attorney told a San Francisco judge Tuesday that prosecutors have not shared all their evidence with her.
Targeted shooting in San Francisco leaves 1 dead, 4 woundedApril 24, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A targeted shooting in a San Francisco neighborhood popular with tourists left one man dead and four people wounded, authorities said.
A 23-year-old Bay Area man was killed in the shooting late Sunday in North Beach, the San Francisco Police Department said Monday in a statement.
California to help San Francisco with fentanyl drug crisisApril 21, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's highway patrol and national guard will bring in additional people and resources to help San Francisco battle its worsening fentanyl drug crisis, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday.
Racist texts by California police lead to federal lawsuitApril 20, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The city of Antioch, California and members of its scandalized police force have been hit with a federal lawsuit for civil rights violations stemming from a barrage of racist text messages that have shocked the community.
California city audits police who sent racist, abusive textsApril 20, 2023 GMT
ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area city council is undertaking an audit of its troubled police department, the latest development in a year-long federal investigation of the Antioch Police Department that blew up this month with the disclosure of racist and hostile text messages sent by officers.
Warriors program gives minority-owned businesses a liftApril 19, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a red hooded sweatshirt, hard hat and a pair of well-loved work boots, LaSonia Mansfield heads out alongside her daughter and forewoman, Deja Stocks, to survey the expansive construction site she is responsible for keeping safe and clean.
Warriors’ Green suspended for stepping on Kings’ SabonisApril 19, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State forward Draymond Green has been suspended for one game without pay for stepping on the chest of Sacramento's Domantas Sabonis and will miss Game 3 of the Warriors' first-round playoff series Thursday night.
Court throws out Berkeley, California’s ban on natural gasApril 18, 2023 GMT
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday overturned Berkeley, California's first-in-the-nation ban on natural gas in new construction, agreeing with restaurant owners who argued the city bypassed federal energy regulations when it approved the ordinance.
DA: Suspect in killing of Cash App founder planned attackApril 14, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The tech consultant charged with the killing of Cash App founder Bob Lee planned the attack, drove the victim to a secluded spot and stabbed him over an apparent dispute related to the suspect's sister, prosecutors said in a court document released Friday.
Tech consultant charged in killing of Cash App founder LeeApril 14, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A tech consultant was arrested and charged with murder Thursday in the stabbing death of the gregarious and popular Cash App founder Bob Lee last week in downtown San Francisco, authorities said.
After calls to resign, Feinstein seeks Judiciary replacementApril 13, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, who has faced calls to resign from fellow Democrats, asked Wednesday to be temporarily replaced on the Judiciary Committee while she recovers from illness that has kept her away from Washington for weeks.
Lawsuit seeks to uphold closing California’s last nuke plantApril 11, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An environmental group on Tuesday sued to block Pacific Gas & Electric from seeking to extend the federal operating licenses for California’s last nuclear power plant.
A complaint filed in San Francisco Superior Court by Friends of the Earth asks the court to prohibit the utility from sidestepping its 2016 agreement with environmentalists and plant workers to close the twin-domed Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant by 2025.
Cyclist Ethan Boyes dies after being struck in San FranciscoApril 8, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Award-winning cyclist Ethan Boyes died after being struck by a car at a national park in San Francisco, the U.S. Park Police said Saturday.
The athlete was hit while riding his bike Tuesday afternoon around Presidio, a historic park south of the Golden Gate Bridge, authorities said.
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Paredes, Franco homer Rays beat A’s 9-5 for 7th straight winApril 8, 2023 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Isaac Paredes hit a grand slam during Tampa Bay’s six-run second inning, and Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 on Friday night to extend their season-opening win streak to seven games.
Pasquantino, Perez hit home runs as Royals beat Giants 3-1April 8, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Back inside the clubhouse, the Kansas City Royals gathered in a circle and doused bench coach Paul Hoover in a celebratory beer shower for his first managerial win.
Hoover is guiding the Royals with manager Matt Quatraro away from the club after testing positive for COVID-19, and the Royals sure needed this moment of joy.
Peru ex-leader Toledo wins reprieve in extradition from USApril 7, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo Manrique has been granted two more weeks to fight his extradition from the United States on corruption charges, halting extradition proceedings that had been set to start Friday.
GM Cruise recalls 300 robotaxis after crash involving busApril 7, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' Cruise autonomous vehicle unit has recalled 300 robotaxis to update software after one of them rear-ended a municipal bus in San Francisco.
Cruise says in government documents posted Friday that the robotaxi inaccurately predicted how the bus would move as it pulled out of a bus stop on March 23.
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Few details in SF stabbing death of Cash App founder Bob LeeApril 6, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Details of how tech executive Bob Lee came to be fatally stabbed in downtown San Francisco early Tuesday were scarce as friends and family continued to mourn the man they called brilliant, kind and unlike others in the industry.
Homer-happy Giants slug 5 more, pound White Sox 16-6April 6, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — J.D. Davis hit a grand slam in the ninth off mop-up reliever Hanser Alberto for his third hit, Michael Conforto cracked a three-run homer among three hits and the San Francisco Giants powered past the Chicago White Sox 16-6 on Thursday.
Bob Lee, Cash App founder, fatally stabbed in San FranciscoApril 6, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bob Lee, a technology executive who created Cash App and was currently chief product officer of MobileCoin, was fatally stabbed in downtown San Francisco early Tuesday, according to the cryptocurrency platform and police.
No driver? No problem. Robotaxis eye San Francisco expansionApril 5, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two trailblazing ride-hailing services are heading toward uncharted territory as they seek regulatory approval to transport passengers around the clock throughout one of the most densely populated U.S.
Jury awards $3.2 million to ex-Tesla worker for racial abuseApril 4, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal jury has awarded nearly $3.2 million in damages to a Black former worker at a Tesla factory in California that has been at the epicenter of racial discrimination allegations hanging over the automaker run by billionaire Elon Musk.
San Francisco residents could be missing mail after robberyApril 2, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of San Francisco residents may be missing mail after a postal carrier was robbed last month of keys to boxes used to store incoming and outgoing letters and packages, authorities said.
Federal judge OKs $185M deal in minor leaguers’ suit vs MLBMarch 30, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A $185 million settlement in a lawsuit by minor leaguers against Major League Baseball for violating federal minimum wage laws was approved Wednesday by a federal judge.
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Lyft to pick up new CEO amid deepening post-pandemic lossesMarch 27, 2023 GMT
Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer are relinquishing their leadership roles to make way for a former Amazon executive as the ride-hailing service struggles to recover from the pandemic while long-time rival Uber has been regaining its momentum.
What’s the next step for Black reparations in San Francisco?March 16, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors have backed the idea of paying reparations to Black people, but whether members will agree to lump-sum payments of $5 million to every eligible person or to any of the more than 100 other recommendations made by an advisory committee won't be known until later this year.
Bank runs used to be slow. The digital era sped them upMarch 15, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A bank run conjures images of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” with anxious customers crammed shoulder to shoulder, desperately pleading with a harried George Bailey to hand over their money.
San Francisco board open to reparations with $5M payoutsMarch 15, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Payments of $5 million to every eligible Black adult, the elimination of personal debt and tax burdens, guaranteed annual incomes of at least $97,000 for 250 years and homes in San Francisco for just $1 a family.
Conductor of train that killed woman cleared of wrongdoingMarch 14, 2023 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The conductor of a San Francisco train that in 2021 dragged to death a woman was cleared of wrongdoing by federal investigators, according to a report made public Tuesday.
Amy Adams, 41, had boarded a Bay Area Rapid Transit train at the Powell Station with her dog tethered to her waist by a leash.