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San Francisco Bay Area urges residents to wear masks indoors

Jul. 16, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area health officials on Friday urged residents to again wear masks inside public buildings, offices or businesses regardless of whether they are vaccinated. The counties of San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Marin, Alameda,...

Asian man pistol-whipped, robbed in San Francisco Bay Area

Jul. 16, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An armed robber in the San Francisco Bay Area pistol-whipped an Asian man and a person who tried to intervene in what police described Friday as a “brazen” attack in broad daylight. The man was standing on a corner of Oakland's Chinatown on...

3.9 magnitude earthquake rattles San Francisco Bay Area

Jun. 28, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 3.9 earthquake rattled the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake's epicenter was in San Lorenzo, an East Bay community in Alameda County 13 miles (20.92...

Police seek motive in deadly San Francisco Bay Area shooting

Jun. 22, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Police are seeking the motive for a deadly shooting at a San Francisco Bay Area house party during the weekend. More than one person walked up and fired into the gathering late Sunday night in Richmond, police Sgt. Aaron Pomeroy told reporters...

Advocates work toward new southern Nevada national monument

Jun. 14, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Advocates in southern Nevada are building momentum toward setting aside a wide desert area rich with biological diversity and Native American cultural significance for permanent environmental protection. The site would be called Avi Kwa Ame National...

$11B for transit would aid bullet train, move Olympic crowds

May. 14, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed spending an additional $11 billion on transportation improvements, much of it for a troubled bullet train intended to eventually link California's major metropolitan areas and for projects supporting the 2028 Summer Olympics in...

3 more dead gray whales spotted in San Francisco Bay Area

May. 08, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — Three more dead whales have been spotted in the San Francisco Bay in recent days, bringing the total to eight this year, experts said Friday. The gray whales were found washed ashore on April 27 in Tiburon, on Monday at the Port of Oakland and...