The country's monkeypox outbreak can still be stopped, U.S. health officials said Thursday, despite rising case numbers and so far limited vaccine supplies.
The mayor's announcement allows officials to mobilize personnel and resources and cut through red tape to get ahead of a public health crisis reminiscent of the AIDS epidemic that devastated the city.
Regulators gave the Cruise service approval to charge passengers for driverless rides, a first for the state. Initially, the service will be available at night in less congested parts of the city.
Flyers around San Francisco are urging tech workers to give up the quintessential Silicon Valley uniform: the fleece vest. It's just the latest flashpoint in the city's class battle.
Voters in famously liberal San Francisco ousted three members of the board who, critics argued, focused more on renaming students than getting schools back into classrooms.
District Attorney Chesa Boudin said using rape kit DNA to search for suspects in separate investigations treats victims "like evidence, not human beings" and called for the practice to end.
Steven Carrillo, 33, changed his plea to guilty after federal prosecutors last month agreed not to seek the death penalty.
Starting Wednesday, a statewide mask mandate was back in effect, but vaccinated San Francisco residents will be allowed to go without face coverings inside gyms and workplaces.
The measure would affect 10,000 people in the city who work in private homes cleaning, cooking and tending children, among other duties. The proposed law would be the first of its kind in the U.S.
The city's per capita overdose death rate is among the highest in the U.S. To help address the crisis, city officials launched Street Overdose Response Teams, part of a broader public health effort.
San Francisco's only In-N-Out location still hasn't reopened for indoor dining. The restaurant violated public health requirements by allowing customers to enter without showing proof of vaccination.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is an evangelist for stakeholder capitalism — the belief that companies should be driven by more than profits: They should also take care of the broader social good.
The cars have been converging at all hours of the day and night, mystifying neighbors. Invasion of the self-driving cars? Not quite.
"At one point it was bumper to bumper for 20 blocks. It was like a parade every Friday and Saturday night," Roberto Hernandez said. "It was something that the police just weren't able to manage."