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Starbucks rolls out delivery service for coffee drinkers

Jan. 22, 2019 12:06 AM EST

Starbucks is expanding its delivery service and aims to offer it at nearly one-fourth of its U.S. company-operated coffee shops. The company said it is launching the service Tuesday in San Francisco and will expand to some stores in New York, Boston, Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles in coming weeks. It tested...

San Francisco snaps 11-game skid against BYU, 82-63

Jan. 20, 2019 1:02 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frankie Ferrari had 21 points and seven assists to help San Francisco beat BYU 82-63 on Saturday night and snap an 11-game losing streak against the Cougars. Ferrari was 8-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Jamaree Bouyea had 15 points, Matt McCarthy scored 14,...

A scaled-down, but still angry, Women's March returns

Jan. 19, 2019 10:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women's March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring message of anger and defiance aimed directly at President Donald Trump's White House. The original march in...

California dries off after storms batter state for days

Jan. 18, 2019 5:22 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thoroughly saturated and muddied California was drying out and cleaning up Friday in the aftermath of Pacific storms that dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state. For the first time in days sunlight poked through clouds trailing the latest weather system, which was impacting the...

The Latest: California dries off after storms batter state

Jan. 18, 2019 2:01 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 10:51 a.m. California is drying out and cleaning up in the aftermath of Pacific storms that dumped heavy rain and snow. The storms deepened the Sierra Nevada snowpack that is a key part of California's water supply, but officials...

Minlend scores 14, key free throw in USF's win over Pacific

Jan. 18, 2019 12:01 AM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Charles Minlend scored 14 points and made the first of two free throws with 3 seconds remaining and San Francisco defeated Pacific 53-52 on Thursday night. Minlend's free throw gave the Dons their first lead of the final four minutes, a period in which Pacific did not make a basket,...

California storm moving out after battering state for 3 days

Jan. 17, 2019 10:51 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The storm that pummeled much of California for three days began moving east Thursday after causing at least six deaths, forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes and plunging nearly 300,000 utility customers into darkness. The winter storm is forecast to unleash...

49ers hire Joe Woods as defensive assistant

Jan. 17, 2019 5:52 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have hired Joe Woods as their defensive backs coach and passing game coordinator. Woods' addition to coach Kyle Shanahan's staff on Thursday fills a void created when Jeff Hafley left after serving for three years as defensive backs coach to take a job at...

The Latest: California storm cancels Santa Anita horse races

Jan. 17, 2019 5:11 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Southern California's Santa Anita Park canceled horse racing Thursday because of stormy weather. Track Superintendent Andy LaRocco says Santa Anita has taken on 3.5 inches (89 millimeters) of rain since Monday. The track in...

Gymboree begins winding down operations after 2nd bankruptcy

Jan. 17, 2019 8:39 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gymboree has filed for bankruptcy protection for a second time in as many years, but this time the children's clothing retailer will begin winding down operations for good. The San Francisco company said late Wednesday that it will close all of its Gymboree and Crazy 8 stores and...