San Francisco Supervisors Vote to Approve Memorial to WWII 'Comfort Women' 

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed legislation on Tuesday urging the city to build a memorial in remembrance of the approximately 200,000 women who were forced into sex slavery by the Japanese army during World War II. The decision puts pressure on the city to take on the project, but does not actually… »9/25/15 3:20pm9/25/15 3:20pm

Be Careful, Your House Sitter Might Move Your 1D Cutouts and Put Your Place on Airbnb

Relevant news for those of you who were planning to leave your home in the care of a sitter the next time you go on vacation: A San Francisco couple hired someone to take care of their house while they frolicked at Burning Man, and were shocked to find that the guy watching over their castle was renting it on Airbnb… »9/18/15 6:50pm9/18/15 6:50pm

4 SF Cops Will Face No Charges for Firing 59 Shots at Taser-Armed Man

On Friday, the San Francisco District Attorney's office announced that the four police officers—Nathan Chew, Richard Schiff, Roger Morse and Jason Sawyer—who killed 28-year-old Alex Nieto last March in Bernal Heights Park will not face charges. Although they fired 59 shots at Nieto, they did so "to protect themselves… »2/13/15 8:00pm2/13/15 8:00pm

Polio-Like Mystery Illness Afflicts Children in Northern California

In Northern California’s Bay Area, an illness that resembles polio is affecting children and doctors aren’t sure what it is. The affliction develops as a sudden weakness in the arms and legs or "symptoms of paralysis." If your child exhibits these signs, health officials recommend they see a doctor immediately. »2/25/14 10:00am2/25/14 10:00am