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Arrest made in shooting at San Francisco synagogue

Feb. 04, 2023 12:24 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police have arrested a man suspected of firing a gun loaded with blanks inside a San Francisco synagogue. The man was arrested Friday evening in the Richmond District and booked on suspicion of disturbing a religious assembly, brandishing an imitation firearm...

Jury clears of Elon Musk of wrongdoing for 2018 tweets in which he declared he had financing to take Tesla private

Feb. 03, 2023 17:59 PM EST
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jury clears of Elon Musk of wrongdoing for 2018 tweets in which he declared he had financing to take Tesla private.

Bennett earns 500th win as No. 18 Saint Mary's beats USF

Feb. 03, 2023 01:59 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Randy Bennett earned his 500th win as Saint Mary's coach when the 18th-ranked Gaels beat San Francisco 68-59 on Thursday night for their 11th straight victory. Alex Ducas had 18 points and Aidan Mahaney scored 13 of his 17 in the second half to lead the Gaels...

'Possible blanks' fired by man in San Francisco synagogue

Feb. 03, 2023 01:21 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police in San Francisco are investigating a shooting inside a synagogue during which the unidentified suspect may have fired blanks rather than live rounds Wednesday night in what a synagogue official called an attempt to terrorize Jewish people. The synagogue...

Prosecutor: $100 repair bill sparked Half Moon Bay shooting

Feb. 02, 2023 22:38 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A farmworker charged with killing seven people at two Half Moon Bay mushroom farms reportedly told investigators he was spurred to carry out the shootings after his supervisor demanded he pay $100 to repair a forklift damaged at work. San Mateo County District...

Murder case dropped in 2021 death of private eye Palladino

Feb. 02, 2023 19:18 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Prosecutors in San Francisco have dropped all charges against two men accused in the murder of famed private investigator Jack Palladino two years ago, citing a lack of evidence. Palladino, whose clients included presidents, corporate whistleblowers and...

Looking for love online? New study shows mixed experiences

Feb. 02, 2023 12:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether looking for love or a casual encounter, 3 in 10 U.S. adults say they have used a dating site or app — with mixed experiences, according to a Pew Research Center study out Thursday. For the under-35 set, more than half have tried it. The overall number,...

Child in California mountain lion attack leaves hospital

Feb. 01, 2023 20:27 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 5-year-old boy who was attacked by a mountain lion while hiking in rural Northern California with his mother and grandfather has been released from a hospital, authorities said Wednesday. The boy had raced ahead of the adults on a trail in San Mateo County,...

Meta posts lower Q4 profit, announces huge stock buyback

Feb. 01, 2023 18:48 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook parent company Meta posted lower fourth-quarter profit and revenue on Wednesday, hurt by a downturn in the online advertising market and competition from rivals such as TikTok. But the company's stock soared in extended trading, as its revenue beat...

Updated permit required to legalize bedrooms at Twitter HQ

Feb. 01, 2023 16:50 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco building inspectors have given Twitter's construction contractor two weeks to submit a corrected building use permit if the social media company wants to keep using two conference rooms as bedrooms at its headquarters. The correction notice issued...