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San Francisco Sued By Beverage Group Over Soda Warnings, Ad Ban

The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.


Moral Obligation Not Always Motivating Factor For ‘Sanctuary Cities’

The term “sanctuary city” has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.



House Debates Bill To Crack Down On ‘Sanctuary Cities’

House Republicans pushed toward a vote Thursday on legislation cracking down on “sanctuary cities” that shields residents from federal immigration authorities


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Boaters Warned As Large Number Of Whales Gather Off Coast Near SF

Dozens of whales are frolicking off Northern California’s coast in a feast for the eyes of onlookers that has also prompted federal officials to issue a boating warning.


Democratic Candidates Cautious In Response To Pier Shooting

California’s U.S. senators are reacting to the shooting death of a San Francisco woman at a popular sightseeing peer by saying something is broken with an immigration system that allowed the shooting suspect to be free despite an extensive criminal history and five deportations.


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Mountain Lion Spotted In San Francisco 4 Times Over Past Week

Authorities say there have been four mountain lion sightings in San Francisco in the last week.


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Suspect In SF Pier Shooting: It Was An Accident

A man arrested in the seemingly random fatal shooting of a woman at a San Francisco pier admitted in a jailhouse interview that he shot her, but said it was an accident.


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Bay Area Camera Crews Robbed During Live Shots

Crews from two San Francisco Bay Area television stations were robbed at gunpoint and a cameraman pistol whipped during live broadcasts.


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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Nevada’s Appeal To Homeless Busing Allegations

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from Nevada over a lawsuit that claims the state wrongfully bused indigent psychiatric patients to San Francisco without paying the costs of their medical care.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 27: Rainbow flags and passersby are seen in the reflection of a store window display during a gay pride celebration on June 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

1 Wounded In Shooting Near San Francisco Gay Pride Event

Police say a bystander was shot at a gay pride event in San Francisco’s civic center when an argument between several young men turned violent.


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Water Board Tells San Francisco To Stop Taking River Water It Stores In Hetch Hetchy

The State Water Resources Control Board ordered the cutback under its latest round of notices that waterways are too dry to meet demand in the drought.


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New Cracks Found On San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

State officials say tiny cracks found on some of the rods on the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge tower potentially endanger more than 400 remaining fasteners that secure the tower to the foundation in an earthquake.