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Headed to Bay Area for Thanksgiving? Keep Gatherings Small.

San Francisco Chronicle Subscription With coronavirus cases swiftly rising, officials from the greater Bay Area are urging people to approach the holidays with extra caution. Keep in-person gatherings small, avoid traveling long distances, and gat...

Bay Area Woman Takes to the Sky in Search of Her Stolen Dog

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco woman is offering a $7,000 reward and has hired a plane to fly over the city to search for her her blue-eyed miniature Australian Shepherd stolen from outside a grocery store last weekend. The plane, which cost an additional ...

4 Dead, 4 Wounded in Halloween Party Shooting in SF Bay Area

ORINDA — Four people were killed and four were wounded at a Halloween night party shooting at a large rental home in a wealthy San Francisco Bay Area community, police said Friday. The shooting in Orinda, a city of about 20,000 near Oakland, happened at a p...
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Newsom Signs Law Overhauling Charter Schools

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law overhauling California's charter schools Thursday in a move seen as a compromise between teachers’ unions and charter school supporters, who have long argued over how...