A San Francisco woman fatally struck a 4-year-old child, when she accidentally ran over the girl near Las Vegas on Tuesday.
The woman who reportedly fell from a climbing rope leading to the roof of the Chinese Consulate was charged in federal court in San Francisco on Thursday with a misdemeanor count of forcibly thrusting herself onto foreign property, as advocates for Tibetan independence staged a rally at City Hall.
Couldn’t swing a ticket to Beijing? Next year, you’ll get another chance to see some of our nation’s best athletes when the 2009 Summer National Senior Games come to Palo Alto. The multisport event will bring together 12,750 athletes, including Fasbender, 71, who holds several world records in masters swimming from Palo Alto.
Achievement The recent graduate of Notre Dame de Namur University qualified for the U.S. Amateur golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., on Aug. 18. He tied for second with an even-par 144 at a qualifying tournament at the Peninsula Golf Club in San Mateo.
One week after The Examiner reported The City might start fining residents as much as $1,000 if they repeatedly put compostable or recyclable material in the wrong curbside bin, Mayor Gavin Newsom called the proposal “outrageous” and capped the fines at $100.
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Achievement The eighth-grader at KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is among 1,000 students nationwide to receive the Doris Fisher Award, a $10,000 scholarship. KIPP, which stands for Knowlege Is Power Program, is a college-prep public-charter school.
As its ex-con protagonist with a notorious past experiences the everyday blips and occasional bangs of a constructive new life in a society that deems him evil, “Boy A” tells a story too compellingly human to be anything but engrossing. But plot contrivances and an excessive attempt to reap sympathy for the title character significantly weaken this Brit-gritty drama.
Teen angst — it happens to the best of us. Take a second to reflect upon those melodramatic years and recall the disaffected youth you most identified with: Were you the misunderstood artiste, the perpetually stoned slacker or perhaps the sad-sack scribe of seriously bad poetry?
San Francisco’s official flower is serious business for the Dahlia Society of California, whose members donate time and expertise to maintain Golden Gate Park’s Dahlia Dell — the teardrop-shaped plot of dahlias located near the Conservatory of Flowers.
They’ve been inseparable since hooking up some months ago — but are Jennifer Aniston and John Mayer really ready for marriage and kids? The new OK! cover story claims that the couple are planning a fall wedding, while Star counters with the proposition that Jen wants to have John’s baby.
Growing up in The City wasn’t always like it is today. Ask Wayne LeBlanc, who grew up in the Glen Park home his parents purchased in 1949, the year before his birth.
“[Elk] Street ended at the top of the hill,” he recalls, “because Diamond Heights didn’t start until I was 12.”
In honor of Chabot Space & Science Center’s 125th anniversary, OneCalifornia Bank has partnered with Chabot and has provided $25,000 to support the center’s mission of educating students of all ages about Earth and the universe.