San Francisco

Osaka Mayor to terminate six-decade ties as San Francisco designates 'comfort women' memorial city property

Osaka Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura will end Osaka’s six-decade sister city relationship with San Francisco after the mayor of the U.S. city, Edwin Lee, …

Japan

49ers Fan on the receiving end of Meals on Wheels

Martin Jacobs was anxiously waiting for his Thanksgiving lunch and dinner to arrive. Shortly after 11 o'clock this morning, two volunteers from Meals …

San Francisco Bay Area

SF moves to ready the Embarcadero for earthquakes, sea level rise - SFGate.com

San Francisco is stepping up efforts to remake the Embarcadero in light of two very different threats, the ever-present danger of earthquakes and the long-term likelihood of sea level rise.<p>City Hall and the Port of San Francisco also are putting real money into the deal — starting with $40 million …

San Francisco Bay Area

New laser surgery to get blue eyes emerging - World

SAN FRANCISCO - People who want to turn their eye colors blue permanently now have a chance as a US medical company has promoted a new laser surgery …

News (China)

San Francisco public transit agency bans cannabis advertising - The Cannifornian

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s public transit board has voted to ban marijuana advertising on its buses, trains and shelters, reversing its …

Advertising

Colin Kaepernick visits Alcatraz to support a Native American protest

Today, I was on Alcatraz Island at the Indigenous People’s Sunrise Gathering, in solidarity with those celebrating their culture and paying respects …

Colin Kaepernick

Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco prepares 3,000 Thanksgiving meals

- Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco prepares 3,000 meals to hand out on Thanksgiving Day.<p>Watch the full report above.

San Francisco Bay Area

Superman, burritos and America's Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Detroit

CLOSE<p>Millions of travelers will hit the road, board planes, and charter trains to get to their Thanksgiving destination. Sometimes the journey will …

San Francisco Bay Area

Holiday Shopping 2017: 8 Small, Local, BARTable Shops Of Downtown Oakland [Sponsored]

Let us guess: Your holiday shopping list features a large cast of characters, but you're running low on time and thoughtful ideas for every last one …

San Francisco Bay Area

Dhani Harrison at The Chapel in San Francisco

The Line of Best Fit<p>The Thenewno2 frontman gives a knock-out performance as he takes his debut solo LP In Parallel on tour in San Francisco. Photos …

San Francisco Bay Area

24 places in San Francisco to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it for the new holiday season.</i><p>The holidays are upon us, which for many means distant relatives, old friends, and new in-laws will be dropping in for a visit.<p>Naturally, you'll want to show them around …

San Francisco Bay Area

A mystery predator is creating undead 'zombie butterflies' in Pacific Grove

There's a spooky mystery brewing at the famous monarch butterfly sanctuary in Pacific Grove.<p>Each morning, anywhere from a few dozen to a few hundred butterflies are found flying through the air — dead.<p>"We find monarch butterflies that are missing abdomens early in the morning. Seemingly something's …

San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Firebrand Looking to Reshape the City

Sonja Trauss doesn’t seem like someone who frequents cocktail parties. Genuine and attentive, yes, but she’s far more at ease debating solutions to …

Culture

Popular Los Angeles Sandwich Shop Mendocino Farms Makes Its First Foray Into Bay Area

First the South Bay, and then SF<p>LA’s fast-casual chain, Mendocino Farms, is finally making its way to Northern California, bringing a hefty menu of sandwiches and salads along with it.<p>Angelenos have been flocking to its swelling number of locations for over a decade for healthyish, family-friendly …

San Francisco Bay Area

BART’s big dig leading to a big fight in Silicon Valley

The fear over turning downtown San Jose into a business-killing construction zone has transit agencies fighting over how to dig a 5-mile tunnel that will bring BART to the heart of Silicon Valley.<p>When the project is done by 2026 or so, BART trains will run all the way to Santa Clara, with three …

Silicon Valley

2 Robbed, Assaulted At 9th & Irving Bus Stop

Two people were robbed and assaulted yesterday morning at 9th & Irving streets at 5:20am.<p>In the incident, a man and a woman, both 22 years old, were …

San Francisco Bay Area

WNBA team on Warriors’ radar once new arena is complete

Image 1of/4<p>Caption<p>Close<p>For nearly 20 years, the Bay Area — the sixth-biggest television market in the country — has lacked a women’s professional …

Women's Basketball

San Francisco 49ers not playing Jimmy Garoppolo could hurt negotiations

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Sports

Black Friday Sale: Up to 60% off Business Class to Asia

From /To<p>Price<p>Class<p>From /To<p>Boston - Hong Kong<p>Price<p>from <b>USD$3,187</b><p>Class<p>Business<p>Select dates<p>From /To<p>Boston - Kuala Lumpur<p>Price<p>from …

Air Travel

Is The TSA More Chill About Weed Than San Francisco?

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) this week voted to ban marijuana ads from its Muni buses, bouncing 130 current ads when the …

Cannabis

There won't be a San Francisco Turkey Bowl for the first time since 1963. Here's why.

There’s no turkey in the City by the Bay this year.<p>That’s not true, of course. Families across San Francisco will still carve into holiday turkeys on …

News (U.S.)

18 Ways To Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Weekend

Even with the short week and a big holiday, there's still plenty to do around the city this weekend.<p>Tonight, build your appetite for tomorrow's meal …

San Francisco Bay Area

Thanksgiving Grocery Store Hours In The Bay Area 2017

Find Thanksgiving hours for Whole Foods, Safeway, Trader Joe's, Lucky, Save Mart, Sprouts, Smart & Final, and Grocery Outlet.<p>BAY AREA — In the quest …

Thanksgiving

San Francisco 49ers Christmas Gift Guide: 10 49ers presents

Photo Credit: Fanatics<p>It’s finally November NFL fans, which means you need to know the latest and greatest gift ideas. Here are 10 49ers presents you …

San Francisco Bay Area

Greenville Turkey Day 8K street closures

The following streets will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for the Turkey Day 8K:<p>6 AM – 10:30 AM<p>• S Main Street, from E Broad St to Augusta St<p>8:30 …

Upstate South Carolina

This week at Golden Gate Fields, Nov. 23-26

This week at<p>Golden Gate Fields<p><b>Schedule:</b> Thursday through Sunday<p><b>Post time:</b> 11:15 a.m. Thursday, then 12:45 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday<p><b>Feature races:</b> $50,000-added Golden Gate Debutante on Friday; Grade 3, $100,000 Berkeley Handicap on Saturday<p><b>Feature simulcast race:</b> Grade 1, $500,000 Clark …

San Francisco Bay Area

Ayesha Curry’s Newly Opened San Francisco Restaurant Is Booked Through February | Food & Wine

San Francisco Bay Area

Holiday Shopping 2017: Where To Shop Locally Near 16th St. Mission Station [Sponsored]

'Tis the season, once again, to stock up on local goodies for your favorite people. And to help you shop without dropping this year, we partnered …

San Francisco Bay Area

Eureka! Triumphant new John Adams Gold Rush opera premieres in SF

At the start of “Girls of the Golden West,” the stunning new opera by John Adams, optimism radiates off the stage like the warmth of a California sun.<p>…

Music

Meet Captain Jack Hart, Ingleside Station's New Leader

On October 21, Captain Jack Hart, an 18-year member of the San Francisco Police Department, took the top post at Ingleside Station, which covers the …

San Francisco Bay Area