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San Francisco sues Oakland over new airport name that includes 'San Francisco'

Apr. 18, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco on Thursday sued Oakland after officials there voted in favor of changing the name of the city’s airport to San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport, saying the change will cause confusion and is already affecting its airport financially. ...

California governor pledges state oversight for cities, counties lagging on solving homelessness

Apr. 18, 2024 18:31 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly $200 million in grant money will go to California cities and counties to move homeless people from encampments into housing, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday while also pledging increased oversight of efforts by local governments to reduce homelessness. ...

The 49ers are slated to pick in the 1st round for the 1st time since 2021

Apr. 18, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers will no longer be spectators on the opening night of the NFL draft. After sitting out round one the past two years thanks to a pricey decision to trade up for quarterback Trey Lance in 2021, the 49ers will be in position to fill a...

Nancy Pelosi book, 'The Art of Power,' will reflect on her career in public life

Apr. 18, 2024 10:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has completed a book about her years in public life, from legislation she helped enact to such traumatizing moments as the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol and the assault at her San Francisco home that left her husband with a fractured skull. ...

Prologis: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 17, 2024 08:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Prologis Inc. (PLD) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations. The San Francisco-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $1.22...

Ryan Weathers strikes out a career-high 10 as Marlins beat Giants 6-3

Apr. 16, 2024 22:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Weathers struck out a career-high 10 before departing because of cramps in his left hand, and the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Tuesday night. Weathers (2-1) allowed two runs and five hits in six innings. The left-hander warmed up for the...

WNBA will pay for flights for playoffs and back-to-backs. Expansion to 16 teams possible by 2028

Apr. 15, 2024 19:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will once again pay for charter flights for the entire playoffs as well as for back-to-back games during the upcoming season that require air travel, Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said Monday. There are more back-to-back sets this season with the WNBA taking...

Decades after a US butterfly species vanished, a close relative is released to fill gap

Apr. 15, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 80 years ago, a beautiful butterfly called Xerces Blue that once fluttered among San Francisco's coastal dunes went extinct as stately homes, museums and parks ate up its habitat, marking the first butterfly species in the United States to disappear due to human...

Eleanor Coppola, matriarch of a filmmaking family, dies at 87

Apr. 12, 2024 20:06 PM EDT

Eleanor Coppola, who documented the making of some of her husband Francis Ford Coppola’s iconic films, including the infamously tortured production of “Apocalypse Now,” and who raised a family of filmmakers, has died. She was 87. Coppola died Friday surrounded by family at...

Oakland officials vote to include ‘San Francisco’ in airport's name

Apr. 12, 2024 10:34 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oakland officials have voted in favor of changing the name of the city’s airport to San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport, despite San Francisco threatening a lawsuit over what it says is a trademark violation. The Board of Commissioners for the...