San Francisco cable car riders wearing masks.

6 Bay Area Counties Order Residents to Shelter-in-Place

Officials in six San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a shelter-in-place mandate Monday affecting nearly 7 million people, including the city of San Francisco itself. The order says residents must stay inside and venture out only for necessities for three...
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San Francisco Official Charged With Corruption in FBI Probe

SAN FRANCISCO — A top San Francisco public official and go-to bureaucrat to mayors over two decades was charged with public corruption Tuesday, upending City Hall as elected leaders scrambled to reassure the public that bribery and kickbacks would not be toler...
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49ers Use Early Season Formula on Playoff Win vs. Vikings

SANTA CLARA — The formula that fueled a perfect first half of the season for San Francisco was more than enough to carry the 49ers into the NFC championship game. The Niners ran for 186 yards and completely shut down Minnesota's offense in a 27-10 victory i...
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San Francisco Cafes Are Banishing Disposable Coffee Cups

SAN FRANCISCO — A new cafe culture is brewing in the San Francisco area, where a growing number of coffee houses are banishing paper to-go cups and replacing them with everything from glass jars to rental mugs and BYO cup policies. What started as a small t...