SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — Windy weekend weather has amplified an annoying sonic feature of the Golden Gate Bridge as high gusts generated by foggy conditions blast into the San Francisco Bay, creating a loud, humming noise that can be heard for miles around.Frustration has been mounting for nearly a year.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — While widespread herd immunity against COVID-19 still remains elusive, some local infectious disease experts believe it has been achieved in some areas of the San Francisco Bay Area.One of those pockets, UCSF infectious disease specialist Dr. Peter Chin-Hong said, is likely San Quentin State Prison, which was hard hit by a major COVID outbreak.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A first of its kind survey from the newly formed group Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change or LAAUNCH has found that Asian Americans are still largely invisible in society, despite their contributions and history in this country.“I’m shocked, I’m sad, I’m disappointed, but this is the data that suggests that we have a lot more work to do to,” said LAAUNCH board member Eric Toda.
Three people are dead after a series of fatal shootings in San Francisco over the weekend.The first was on a Friday evening.Shortly after 6:30 p.m., officers from the Ingleside police station responded to reports of a shooting at Vienna Street and Persia Avenue.There, they located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound; he was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Alex Wood pitched six innings while keeping his perfect record intact and Mike Yastrzemski hit a game-sealing home run as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Sunday.Wood (5-0) gave up one run while scattering eight hits.He struck out six and walked one as NL West-leading San Francisco gained a split of the four-game series.
'UNION SPY': The forgotten tale behind the Presidio's most intriguing grave 'UNION SPY': The forgotten tale behind the Presidio's most intriguing grave 'UNION SPY': The forgotten tale behind the Presidio's most intriguing grave If you walk the serene rows of the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio, you may eventually come upon an unusual tombstone.
San Francisco Apartment With Epic Ocean View The Hollywood Sign Chalet Palm Springs Dome Home Dome homes are all the rage — so why not stay in one that features incredible views and even better weather?This futuristic, two-story abode in lavish Palm Springs is sure to be a hit amongst those who prefer a little privacy, as the 3-bedroom dome is surrounded by nothing but desert and wind turbines.
A three-story-high inflatable chicken resembling Donald Trump was deflated and placed in a coffin before being interred in a San Francisco warehouse on Saturday.“Donald Trump,” concluded the chicken’s owner, Danelle Morton, “isn’t funny anymore.” Morton, a San Francisco writer and longtime anti-Trump protester, used to display the 33-foot chicken from time to time during the Trump presidency.
Neither company revealed when they intend to launch services.But they detailed contrasting deployment plans, with Waymo starting with "drivered operations" and Cruise expecting to deploy vehicles without humans behind the wheel.The efforts come at a turning point for Waymo, which Google launched over a decade ago.
San Francisco Transit Officials Reopen Muni Metro Stations; Restore F-Line Trolley Service To Fisherman’s Wharf
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency reopened all Muni Metro subway stations and began the running historic F-line streetcars along Market St and the Embarcadero to Fisherman’s Wharf Saturday for the first time since they were shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A man was shot and killed in the San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood on Saturday morning, police said.Police responded to the area of 25th and Connecticut streets shortly after 10 a.m. after someone reported that shots had been fired.When officers arrived they found a man in his 50s suffering from a gunshot wound.
San Francisco police were investigating a homicide in the Excelsior District on Friday night.Police released few details, but said the homicide occurred “earlier” Friday night near Persia Avenue and Vienna Street.Anyone with information about this incident should call the department’s 24-hour tip line at 415-575-4444.
There were dueling events Friday on what should be done to curb the recent string of attacks against Asian American and Pacific Islander community in San Francisco.San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin hosted a virtual summit to outline his thoughts.Just a few hours later, there was a rally that involved a small but very vocal crowd with a very direct message: They think the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office is part of the problem when it comes to violence against the AAPI community.
San Francisco sues state over bid to restrict its Sierra water supplies San Francisco sues state over bid to restrict its Sierra water supplies San Francisco sues state over bid to restrict its Sierra water supplies The city of San Francisco is reviving a long-simmering feud with the state over water, filing a lawsuit Friday that charges state regulators with trying to take away the city’s coveted Sierra Nevada water supplies.
THE FIRST time Jean was offered heroin, she declined.One night, though, when she was 18 or 19, she decided to give it a try.Over the next few years, heroin led to meth, and meth led to fentanyl.It wasn’t until she got pregnant in 2017 that she decided to seek help.
Even in the ultra-pricey Bay Area, the COVID-19 pandemic may have tempered expectations of wealth compared with previous years.But you still need millions of dollars to achieve financial happiness here, far more than in other major U.S. metropolitan areas, a new survey says.A mere $1.3 million is enough to make you “financially comfortable” in 2021, versus $1.5 million in 2020, according to the survey responses.
At Wallenberg High School on Friday morning, the San Francisco campus remained nearly empty, no happy reunions of classmates or even any evidence that it was supposed to be the first day back for hundreds of seniors across the district.Earlier in the week, San Francisco Unified School District officials announced that the class of 2021 would get what would be a bittersweet and brief return less than three weeks before graduation day, a decision made in large part to qualify for a $12 million state reopening grant.