Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Facebook sues China-based companies for selling fake accounts

Facebook and its Instagram unit sued four companies and three people based in China for promoting the sale of fake ...

Hawaii Weighs First-in-Nation Plastic Bans at Restaurants

HONOLULU - Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics used at restaurants under legislation ...

Traffic Alert: I-238 connector ramp to I-880 closed

The California Highway Patrol closed a major freeway connector ramp in the East Bay following an early morning crash Thursday ...

Chinese investors grab big north San Jose office building

An office building at 2665 N. First St. in north San Jose. An investment group based in China has bought ...

Pregnant East Bay teen's killing goes to jury

Ilyasia McCoy, 18, was shot and killed by Luis Morales Jr. in 2016. ...

Ex-Cal basketball coach Todd Bozeman fired from Morgan State

Morgan State Bears head coach Todd Bozeman gestures to his team while playing the St. Mary's Gaels in the first ...

Facebook says it left hundreds of millions of users passwords stored in plain text

Facebook. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer ...

Bay Area travel show: Rick Steves, Cheryl Strayed and more

Rick Steves, perhaps the U.S.' leading authority on European travel, is set to make a Lamorinda stop with a Dec. ...

Historical San Jose newspaper volumes up for sale

The front page of the San Jose Mercury Herald from Nov. 27, 1933 reads "Mob Lynches Hart Kidnapers" in San ...

Intuitive Surgical buys building amid Silicon Valley expansion

A Sunnyvale office building at 818 Kifer Road bought in March 2019 by Intuitive Surgical. Intuitive Surgical, one of the ...

We Are Here, We Have Always Been Here - March 21, 2019 - SF Weekly

With just a handful of Iranian families alongside hers as she grew up in Marin County, author Jasmin Darznik felt ...

SFFILM Festival Reveals its Full 2019 Schedule - March 20, 2019 - SF Weekly

Its Christmas Day for Bay Area movie buffs, as the full schedule for the 62nd annual SFFILM Festival has just ...

LeafWorks Uncovers the Dirt on Cannabis DNA - March 21, 2019 - SF Weekly

There arent any buyer beware signs to be found at Bay Area dispensaries, but perhaps there should be. After all, ...

Know Your Street Art: A Celebration of Black and Tan Fantasy - March 20, 2019 - SF Weekly

Composed almost 100 years ago by Duke Ellington and trumpeter Bubber Miley, Black and Tan Fantasy is still a beloved ...

Transitional Apocalypse - March 20, 2019 - SF Weekly

In the wake of every horrific event including last weeks mass shooting in New Zealand journalists, analysts, and scholars rush ...

Go Deep into Filipino Cuisine, at Kulinary Konfidential - March 20, 2019 - SF Weekly

Since San Francisco is such a food town, its only logical that its new crop of cultural districts would promote ...

UCSF Union Workers Launch Powerful 24-Hour Strike - March 20, 2019 - SF Weekly

What do we want? Fair contract! When do we want it? Now! Braving cold, wind, and rain, UCSF workers from ...

Man Fatally Stabbed at Fisherman's Wharf in Broad Daylight - March 21, 2019 - SF Weekly

A 44-year-old man was fatally stabbed near Fishermans Wharf on Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday. Police are investigating the homicide ...

Go Eat This Now: Beef Jerky at Fatted Calf - March 20, 2019 - SF Weekly

If youre a carnivore and you havent been to Fatted Calf in Hayes Valley, you have deprived yourself of one ...

Raiders most recent signing boosts offensive line depth East Bay Times

Jon Gruden and the Raiders have been active in free agency. (Aric Crabb-Bay Area News Group) ...

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Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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