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San Francisco: Consolidated city-county in California, US
San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a city in, and 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 US city, and the fifth-most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. San Francisco is also part of the fifth-most populous primary statistical area in the United States, the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area.

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San Francisco moves toward becoming first city to ban e-cigarettes

San Francisco may soon the first American city to ban e cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.
USATODAY.com - Published

San Francisco city leaders vote to ban e-cigarette sales

"San Francisco could soon become the first city to block the sale of e-cigarettes, in an effort to crack down on vaping by kids. City leaders voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban the sale of the..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

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San Francisco unveils pop-up Rat Bar [Video]San Francisco unveils pop-up Rat Bar

Love rats? Then San Francisco's new pop-up - where visitors can enjoy happy hour with some four legged friends - might be for you. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Meet the machine that automates the burger-making process [Video]Meet the machine that automates the burger-making process

An automated burger machine has been helping to tickle tastebuds in San Francisco.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Shocking Statistics About Housing in San Francisco [Video]Shocking Statistics About Housing in San Francisco

San Francisco has become increasingly unaffordable for those making less than six figures. Here are some shocking statistics about housing in San Francisco.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:57Published

Kamala Harris accuses Trump of 'fraud' [Video]Kamala Harris accuses Trump of 'fraud'

Introducing herself as a career prosecutor, Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris during an event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Sunday accused U.S. President Donald Trump of health care, tax, and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Cory Booker Debuts Housing Plan [Video]Cory Booker Debuts Housing Plan

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday proposed a tax credit for renters who spend more than 30% of their income on housing, an ambitious program that his presidential campaign..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Warren Buffett Breakfast Sets New Record [Video]Warren Buffett Breakfast Sets New Record

An anonymous bidder won Warren Buffet's annual charity auction lunch. The winner bidder will pay a record $4.6 million for lunch with Buffett. All of proceeds will be donated to the Glide Foundation, a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Protester Jumps On Stage And Interrupts Kamala Harris [Video]Protester Jumps On Stage And Interrupts Kamala Harris

During a San Francisco presidential forum a man went on stage and took the microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris. The man wanted the audience's attention for a bigger idea but didn’t say what because..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco [Video]Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco

California, the most liberal and populous U.S. state, is drawing a wave of Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls this weekend. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:04Published

Any case for impeachment must be 'compelling': Pelosi [Video]Any case for impeachment must be 'compelling': Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the option of impeaching President Donald Trump was not off the table, but that the case should be "iron-clad" before the House of Representatives..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Living In San Francisco Is Even More Expensive Than You Might Think [Video]Living In San Francisco Is Even More Expensive Than You Might Think

San Francisco has become famous for its high cost of living since the tech industry moved in, but it's worse than you might think.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:04Published

Trump And California Are At Odds [Video]Trump And California Are At Odds

On Wednesday the Trump administration agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California’s high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

Amid Homeless Crisis, San Francisco Looks To Install High-Tech Smart Garbage Cans [Video]Amid Homeless Crisis, San Francisco Looks To Install High-Tech Smart Garbage Cans

According to a report by Geek.com, San Francisco is looking to keep its streets and sidewalks free of trash by installing a network of high-tech sensors. These sensors are reportedly designed for use..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Amazon investors to vote on facial recognition technology [Video]Amazon investors to vote on facial recognition technology

Shareholders will vote on whether Amazon’s sales of its facial recognition technology to governments threatens civil rights at the tech giant's annual meeting in Seattle on Wednesday. Chris Dignam.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

Protesters rally against new state abortion bans [Video]Protesters rally against new state abortion bans

U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday to protest new..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years [Video]San Francisco's Homeless Population Increased 17% In Two Years

In January, a preliminary one-night tally of San Francisco's homeless population was taken. The tally counted 8,011 homeless people, which is up 17% from two years ago. According to Business Insider, a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

PG&E lines caused California's deadliest wildfire: officials [Video]PG&E lines caused California's deadliest wildfire: officials

State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Despite Objections, Senate Confirms Trump Court Pick Kenneth Lee [Video]Despite Objections, Senate Confirms Trump Court Pick Kenneth Lee

According to a report by Huffpost, on Wednesday, the Senate confirmed Kenneth Lee to a lifetime federal judgeship over the objections of both of his home-state senators and despite his past..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Google ads coming to mobile app home feed [Video]Google ads coming to mobile app home feed

Google will begin featuring ads on the home feed of its smartphone app later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue. Jane Lanhee Lee..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay [Video]Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay

Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Uber drivers give lukewarm response to protest [Video]Uber drivers give lukewarm response to protest

Activists called on Uber and Lyft drivers to strike by turning off their apps for a day and joining a rally to protest ahead of Uber's IPO. The response was lukewarm. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:13Published

New Study Says Uber, Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse In San Francisco [Video]New Study Says Uber, Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse In San Francisco

Traffic is getting increasingly worse in San Francisco, California. Science Mag reports a new study says a major influence from 2010 to 2016 was the introduction of Uber and Lyft. Both companies are..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms [Video]Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms

Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and UK plan to strike Wednesday in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions. Ryan Brooks reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

 

The leaning tower of San Francisco, Le Carré.

San Francisco's leaning tower of lawsuits; and, an ex-British spy on leading a "double life" as a famous author
CBS News - Published

In San Francisco, the Revival of the Hotel Bar

A wave of recently opened hotels featuring high-profile cocktail bars is drawing local savants in a city known for its lively bar scene.
NYTimes.com - Published

San Francisco employs AI to reduce racial bias

San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. They are adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves..
USATODAY.com - Published

California Heat Wave: Why It’s 100 Degrees in San Francisco in June

San Francisco temperatures usually don’t climb this high until September.
NYTimes.com - Published

To Avoid Bias, Prosecutors Try Hiding a Suspect’s Race When Filing Charges

Prosecutors in San Francisco, concerned about the disproportionate number of African-Americans in jail, are trying to reduce the potential role of race in charging decisions.
NYTimes.com - Published

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