San Francisco, officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known as SF, San Fran, or "The City", is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th most populous city in the United States, and the fourth most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second most densely populated large U.S. city, and the fifth most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. San Francisco is the 12th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States, with 4,729,484 people in 2018. With San Jose, it forms the fifth most populous combined statistical area in the United States, the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that homeless individuals are ruining America's best highways and streets. According to Business Insider, Trump also claimed some people have told him they want to..
Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple's dependence on China, the company's supply chain data shows, raising the stakes for the iPhone maker as U.S. President Donald Trump wages a..
Hudson’s Bay Co said on Wednesday it would sell its Lord + Taylor department store operations to San Francisco-based fashion rental service company Le Tote Inc for about $100 million. Yahaira Jacquez..
A San Francisco tech non-profit is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone, which it hopes will help millions of people outside the traditional banking system. Serena Chaudhry..
Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against a debate focused on climate change. The 222-137 vote said they would not allow candidates to participate in such a primary debate...
Lyft has yanked over a thousand electric bikes from rental availability in San Francisco. Gizmodo reports the move comes after two e-bikes experienced battery fires in the past few days. The estimated..
According to CNN, two 19-year-old Americans from San Francisco, were arrested in Rome on Friday, in connection with the murder of an Italian police officer. The two suspects, Christian Gabriel Natale..
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency less than a week to issue a notice to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and.. Reuters - Published
A former Peruvian first lady was dragged out of a courtroom in San Francisco on Thursday as she cursed a judge's decision to keep her husband, ex-president Alejandro Toledo, in jail pending extradition.. Reuters - Published
San Francisco's historic cable cars will stop running for ten days starting Friday while they undergo repairs to the gearboxes that propel the world-famous system up the city's notorious steep hills... USATODAY.com - Published
The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, according to the utility, which sought Chapter 11.. Reuters - Published
The city’s lawmakers unanimously passed the resolution in response to recent mass shootings. The National Rifle Association called it a worthless “sound-bite remedy.” NYTimes.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News •USATODAY.com
While much of the country has sunny weather this time of year, San Francisco is an exception: the city is frequently shrouded in fog for much of the season. Recently, that fog acquired not only a name,.. CBS News - Published
Fog may bother the tourists in San Francisco this summer. But the fog, known as Karl, has its own Twitter account with a fan following. But as John Blackstone explains, no one knows his true identity. CBS News - Published
Here's the latest for Wednesday, August 21st: Trump insists US has strong gun background checks; Australian court upholds convictions against Cardinal Pell; Facebook launches new privacy tool; San.. USATODAY.com - Published
Long before streaming video, it captured images of campus life every 20 seconds. The quirky project, believed to be the longest-running public webcam, will shut down at the end of August. NYTimes.com - Published
A mural portraying George Washington in a San Francisco high school could soon be painted over in response to complaints that it is demeaning in its depiction of slaves on Washington's Mount Vernon.. CBS News - Published
Speaking on the second night of the Democratic debates in Detroit, Ms. Gabbard highlighted Ms. Harris’s record as a prosector in San Francisco and as attorney general of California. NYTimes.com - Published
California police were searching on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, in a mass shooting at a food festival south of San Francisco. Reuters - Published