San Francisco's last gun store to close

SAN FRANCISCO - The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate...and difficult ride, but a great pleasure to be your last San Francisco gun shop."Alcairo said the breaking point came this summer...

Nasdaq center aims to build relationships with startups

SAN FRANCISCO - Nasdaq has long been known as the "tech-heavy" stock exchange...Entrepreneurial Center" Thursday in a trendy commercial district south of San Francisco's Market Street. It's promising business training, mentoring and...

San Francisco expands domestic partner law

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco politicians voted unanimously Monday to expand the city's domestic...ordinance, which Mayor Willie Brown says he will sign, will make San Francisco the only U.S. city to order private businesses to offer domestic...

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2 dead in San Francisco plane crash

SAN FRANCISCO - An Asiana Airlines flight packed with...slammed into the runway while landing at San Francisco airport Saturday and caught fire, forcing...child, remained in critical condition at San Francisco General Hospital, the region's main...

Segway hits legal pothole in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- With its love of geek chic and congested streets, San Francisco might have been expected to embrace Segway...group based in Portland, Ore. In hilly San Francisco, officials feared the battery-powered...

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Cable car rides are the real San Francisco treat

SAN FRANCISCO --- Some 7.5 million people ride San Francisco's cable cars each year. Many of them...and see the architecture of downtown San Francisco, with the Pacific and Bay Bridge as...

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Braves slide to lose to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - Perhaps a day of sun, surf and golf...Candlestick with a 10-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants before a paid crowd of 34,525...Candlestick, Smoltz has struggled against San Francisco this season. In three starts he has...

Rosie O'Donnell to marry girlfriend in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Former talk show host Rosie O'Donnell...marry her longtime girlfriend Thursday in San Francisco, where more than 3,300 other same-sex...since Feb. 12. The couple was flying to San Francisco from New York Thursday morning, said...

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George Seifert returns to a very different San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Watching the San Francisco 49ers, Carolina Panthers coach George Seifert sometimes sees...season-opening loss to the Washington Redskins, travel to San Francisco on Sunday to meet Seifert's old team. The 49ers, coming...

San Francisco reporters might face prison time

SAN FRANCISCO - Five people linked to the Bay Area...athletes. But in an ironic twist, two San Francisco Chronicle writers who reported on the...for Freedom of the Press. BACKGROUND: San Francisco Chronicle reporters broke the story on...