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San Francisco

Transbay Transit Center Being Built On Native’s Final Resting Place – SFist

SFistTuesday morning in the Transbay Transit Center construction site, a crew preparing to pour a concrete foundation unearthed “an old but well-preserved human skeleton” determined to be of American-Indian descent. Now that the massive future transit hub …Bones found at Transbay Transit construction siteSan Francisco ChronicleNative American Remains Discovered At Transbay Transit Center SiteThe San […]

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San Francisco

San Francisco: Man struck, killed by MUNI trolley – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO — A man was killed after he was struck by a MUNI trolley Saturday afternoon, according to police. Around 2:37 p.m., San Francisco police responded to calls of a pedestrian and MUNI trolley collision at Market and Powell streets.Powell Street station fatal shuts down Muni Metro for paradeSan Francisco ChronicleMan […]

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Oakland

Former chief: Warshaw appointment ‘terrible’ for Oakland – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — The city’s new court-appointed police leader is so distrusted within the department that several police officials, including a former chief, fear his unchecked authority will harm public safety and spur even more officers to look for new …Oakland police overseer Thomas Frazier firedSan Francisco ChronicleJudge Fires Oakland Police Compliance DirectorCBS LocalThursday […]

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Oakland

Mayor Quan responds to dismissal of compliance director – KTVU San Francisco

KTVU San FranciscoA federal judge has terminated the contract of a compliance director appointed by the court to oversee reforms in the Oakland Police Department. U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson of San Francisco said in an order issued Wednesday that he has …Judge In SF Fires Oakland Police Compliance DirectorThe San Francisco AppealOakland police overseer […]

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San Francisco

Crane Malfunction Sends Construction Worker Plummeting From Transbay … – The San Francisco Appeal

The San Francisco Appeal3:25 PM: A worker was injured this morning when he fell from a platform at a construction site for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center, project officials said. The accident was reported at about 8:10 a.m. at a site in the 500 block of Howard …Worker Injured In Accident San Francisco Transbay […]

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San Francisco

SF crash kills co-host of HGTV’s ‘Curb Appeal’ – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleA motorcyclist who was struck and killed by a car in San Francisco’s Lower Haight neighborhood was identified Tuesday as Bill Beckwith, a contractor and carpenter who co-hosted the HGTV show “Curb Appeal.” Beckwith, 38, was hit near Oak and Steiner …HGTV show host Bill Beckwith dies in San Francisco crashSan Jose Mercury […]