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San Francisco's mayor agrees to $23K fine for ethics breach

Aug. 03, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Monday agreed to pay nearly $23,000 in a fine to the city for a series of ethics violations while in office, including asking a former governor to release her brother from prison and allowing a former head of public works embroiled in...

Healthy Sanu providing leadership in 2nd stint with 49ers

Aug. 03, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Mohamed Sanu is thrilled to have a second chance with the San Francisco 49ers. His fellow wide receivers might be even more excited to have their favorite resource back. “I love Mo,” Brandon Aiyuk said. “Mo is...

PG&E says its equipment possibly linked to another fire

Aug. 03, 2021 10:23 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said its equipment may have been involved in the start of a small wildfire that merged with the massive Dixie Fire now threatening homes in Northern California mountains. The U.S. Forest Service was examining a tree found...

Giants go extras to win 11-8 after Diamondbacks rally

Aug. 03, 2021 02:59 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Buster Posey didn't have the best night at the plate, yet the Giants' All-Star catcher impressed manager Gabe Kapler with his tenaciousness — and his baserunning. Posey doubled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning for San Francisco, then hustled to...

COVID hits 23 in California schools, days after reopening

Aug. 02, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Two neighboring San Francisco Bay Area school districts on Monday reported 23 coronavirus infections among students and staff, just days after in-person classes resumed. Students returned to classrooms at Brentwood Union School District's 11...

Power shutoffs should be last resort, regulators warn

Aug. 02, 2021 20:40 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The president of California's utility regulator warned a top power company Monday that power outages to prevent equipment from sparking wildfires should only be used as a last resort. “We need specifics on where you have improved, where you are...

Ding! Ding! San Francisco's cable cars are running again

Aug. 02, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ding! Ding! San Francisco's iconic cable cars were chiming their bells and rolling again on the city's hills Monday after being sidelined for 16 months by the pandemic. At Powell and Market, one of the cable car's stops, a line of people snaked...

Mask mandate reinstated in San Francisco Bay Area amid surge

Aug. 02, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco and six other Bay Area counties announced Monday that they are reinstating a mask mandate for all indoor public settings as COVID-19 infections surge because of the highly contagious delta variant. The new mandate applies to everyone,...

San Francisco, other Bay Area counties reinstate mask mandate for indoor settings as COVID delta variant surges

Aug. 02, 2021 15:03 PM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco, other Bay Area counties reinstate mask mandate for indoor settings as COVID delta variant surges.

Bryant homers in Giants debut, San Francisco tops Houston

Aug. 01, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kris Bryant homered in his Giants debut, a two-out solo shot in the third inning, and San Francisco beat the Houston Astros 5-3 on Sunday. Darin Ruf had three hits including a home run and two RBIs. Brandon Crawford and Donovan Solano both added two...