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SFFD Streams 9/11 Memorial Ceremony to Facebook Live

SFFD Streams 9/11 Memorial Ceremony to Facebook Live

In an annual San Francisco ceremony to honor those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, every San Francisco Fire Department facility participates – but this year the ceremony is being held during unprecedented times. The ceremony begins at 6:45 a.m. At 6:58 a.m., fire personnel assemble at attention. At 6:59 a.m., which 19 years ago…
Temple Kol Tikvah holds a drive-thru prayer book distribution and food donation drive

Temple Kol Tikvah holds a drive-thru prayer book distribution and food donation drive

For Jews preparing for the High Holy Days — Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur — the annual spiritual preparation includes charity, prayer and repentance. This year an extra part of preparation involves being ready for services to be online from most synagogues and temples due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday morning, Rabbi Jon Hanish…
Resentment: the emotion that has set fire to U.S. democracy

Resentment: the emotion that has set fire to U.S. democracy

One of the most primal human emotions is a driving force in U.S. politics today, says UC Berkeley scholar Lawrence Rosenthal in a new book
Bobcat Fire: Still no containment as wildfire doubles in size to 23,890 acres

Bobcat Fire: Still no containment as wildfire doubles in size to 23,890 acres

Doubling in size and blanketing the area with smoke, the Bobcat Fire continued to burn out of control in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa Thursday. The fire quickly consumed 23,890 acres, more than doubling in size in just one day. It remained 0% contained Thursday. Powerful Santa Ana winds dragged the flames east, making…
Chemical spill in Compton prompts fire officials to recommend residents stay indoors

Chemical spill in Compton prompts fire officials to recommend residents stay indoors

Officials recommended area residents stay indoors Thursday afternoon following a chemical spill that was reported in Compton.
Wednesday’s Briefing: Nothing but orange skies shining on me; Oakland is moving quickly toward finding a new police chief

Wednesday’s Briefing: Nothing but orange skies shining on me; Oakland is moving quickly toward finding a new police chief

News you don't want to miss for Sept. 9: 1. Smoke from several wildfires and a marine layer acting as a buffer led to Instagram-able apocalyptic scenes all over the Bay Area on Wednedsday, SFGate reports.…
Twitter expands rules against election-related misinformation, setting up showdown with Trump

Twitter expands rules against election-related misinformation, setting up showdown with Trump

By Marshall Cohen | CNN Twitter announced Thursday that it is expanding its policies against election-related misinformation, setting new rules that will likely force the platform to more aggressively fact-check President Donald Trump during the final months of the 2020 campaign. The social media giant rolled out the new policies in a blog post, which…
Illinois files lawsuit against e-cigarette maker Juice Man

Illinois files lawsuit against e-cigarette maker Juice Man

The Illinois attorney general sued e-cigarette maker Juice Man on Thursday, alleging deceptive marketing practices aimed at enticing youth. The move follows a similar Illinois complaint filed in December against … Click to Continue »