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SF News Van Broken Into During Report on Car Burglaries

SAN FRANCISCO — A television crew reporting on San Francisco's auto break-in epidemic by secretly recording a suspect breaking into a "bait car" also fell victim to a vehicle burglar who broke into the crew's van and stole their video equipment. The syndica...
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California High Court Sides With Police in Case Over Chases

SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court on Monday unanimously rejected a lawsuit that sought to make it easier to hold police liable for crashes that occur during pursuits. A state law says police agencies are immune from liability if they have a writt...
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San Francisco To Consider Taxing Companies To Help Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services, an issue that set off a battle in another West Coast city struggling with income inequality. The city elections department...
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San Francisco’s 1st Black Female Mayor Sworn In

SAN FRANCISCO — The first black female mayor of San Francisco made history Wednesday as she took the oath of office, vowing to help drug users and the homeless in a city that has come to embody extreme wealth a...