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Man arrested in bomb threat that led to airport evacuation

Jul. 18, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Oakland man was arrested for allegedly reporting a false bomb threat over the weekend, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people from the San Francisco International Airport’s international terminal, police said Monday. Terry Addison, 53, was charged...

Some schools build affordable housing to retain teachers

Jul. 15, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area high school teacher Lisa Raskin moved out of a cramped apartment she was sharing with a roommate and into her own place this month, paying a deeply discounted $1,500 a month for a one-bedroom with expansive views within walking distance to work. ...

DA: 9/11 conspiracy fueled San Francisco airport stabbings

Jun. 23, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man may have been motivated by a conspiracy theory related to the 9/11 attacks when he stabbed and wounded three people with a machete earlier this week at San Francisco International Airport, prosecutors said. The 33-year-old Yuba...

Beryl Levine, first female ND Supreme Court justice, dies

Jun. 06, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Former Justice Beryl Levine, the first woman appointed to the North Dakota Supreme Court, has died. She was 86. Levine died Saturday at her home in San Mateo, California, with her family by her side, son David Levine said Monday. Beryl Levine had suffered a...

Janitor corrals curious cougar in empty California classroom

Jun. 01, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

PESCADERO, Calif. (AP) — A quick-thinking custodian safely confined a curious cougar in an empty classroom after it entered a Northern California high school Wednesday morning, authorities said. The custodian was opening Pescadero High for the school day when the juvenile mountain...

No charges for Mike Tyson for punching airplane passenger

May. 10, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities will not file criminal charges against former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson after he was recorded on video punching a fellow first-class passenger aboard a plane at San Francisco International Airport last month, prosecutors announced Tuesday. The...