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  • Batkid triumphs: 'Amazing day' for San Francisco

    Batkid triumphs: 'Amazing day' for San Francisco
    Vic Wyrsch, of the San Francisco Fire Department, gathered with his fellow Battalion 3 members outside the AT&T Field waiting for the arrival of Batkid Miles Scott, a 5-year-old boy living out his dream to be a superhero for the day. The firefighters...
  • BART says its negotiators signed wrong tentative labor contract

    BART says its negotiators signed wrong tentative labor contract
    A new labor agreement between BART and its workers has hit a snag after the Bay Area transit agency acknowledged it mistakenly left what it called a costly provision in the tentative contract. The provision called for giving workers up to six weeks of...
  • A route around a BART strike

    Gov. Jerry Brown, his investigative panel and a San Francisco Superior Court judge appear to be of one mind: A renewed strike against the Bay Area Rapid Transit District would jeopardize and harm the public's health, safety and welfare. Thus, the court...
  • Films inspired by true events walk a tricky line

    Films inspired by true events walk a tricky line
    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" isn't true. It's only "inspired" by a true story. Screenwriter Danny Strong realized his limitations in constructing a script based on an article about former White House butler Eugene Allen, but rather than ditch the story...
  • News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland

    News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland
    This post has been updated and corrected, as noted below. OAKLAND — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland on Sunday night to express outrage at the Florida acquittal of George Zimmerman, who admitted to shooting...
  • Zimmerman protests: Oakland residents stand up against violence

    OAKLAND — Business owners and staff members at downtown nonprofits here have spent the past several mornings sweeping up broken glass — a reminder of the destructive protests over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the death of Trayvon...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan and writer/director Ryan Coogler

    Video/Q&A: 'Fruitvale Station' star Michael B. Jordan and writer/director Ryan Coogler
     You can’t blame “Fruitvale Station” star Michael B. Jordan for being tempted. “I was actually thinking about calling up Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse [today] and just getting dinner reservations,” the 26-year-old...
  • Universal Strives to Close Its Ever-Revolving Door

    MEMO TO: STEVE BURKE FROM: PETER BART Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy and a strategist. The big question: Have you now...
  • For travelers, there's a whole new rental world out there

    For travelers, there's a whole new rental world out there
    Halil pulled up in front of his apartment complex in San Francisco and turned off the engine. We sat in his car side by side, as if we were on an awkward first date. He asked for my driver's license and snapped a picture of it with his smartphone. I...
  • Seniors on the Go: Traveling with a bad back

    Seniors on the Go: Traveling with a bad back
    Regardless of overall health or age, many travelers endure back problems of varying severity. And it doesn't take much of a problem to curtail what you can comfortably do while you're traveling. If you have any degree of difficulty, you need to minimize...
  • Bay Area transit strike possible early Friday as talks continue

    Bay Area transit strike possible early Friday as talks continue
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Negotiations to avert another Bay Area Rapid Transit  strike  this year continued Thursday as a court-imposed 60-day cooling-off period was close to ending. BART warned riders to be prepared for a shutdown Friday and  hired buses to...
  • Bay Area averts transit strike as BART, unions extend talks

    Bay Area averts transit strike as BART, unions extend talks
    A last-minute overnight agreement to extend labor negotiations averted a shutdown of Bay Area commuter rail service Friday morning. Riders who use the Bay Area Rapid Transit system had been warned of a possibly shutdown on Friday as a cooling-off period...