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Bat Kid ‘Saved’ San Francisco Five Years Ago, and His Cancer Has Been in Remission Ever Since

It’s been five years since people from all over the world came together in San Francisco to grant a little boy's wish of being...

San Francisco Bans Sale of Non-Rescue Animals at Pet Stores

This is one pawesome victory for California animals without a home. In a unanimous vote passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, city pet...

San Francisco Officially Declares Itself a No-Styrofoam Zone

Starting in 2017, San Francisco will pass legislation banning the sale of foam food and retail products in order to protect the environment from further...

Homeless Runner Embraced by San Francisco Marathon

Homeless runner Ronnie Goodman longed to run in the San Francisco Marathon in July. His story so touched the race’s organizers that they have made...
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The Ingenious Way One San Francisco Bicyclist Is Making It Easier to Commute

Despite his deep familiarity with cycling routes in San Francisco, resident Mat Kladney found himself struggling to get from the Bayview neighborhood to the...
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Ships Rerouted to Save Whales in San Francisco Bay

Federal maritime officials have approved a plan to protect whales in and around San Francisco Bay. Shipping industry representatives joined with whale researchers and the...
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World’s First Airport Yoga Room Opens at San Francisco Intl Airport (LINK FIXED)

Stressed-out travelers willing and able to be flexible now have a new way to relax and refresh at San Francisco International Airport. On Thursday,...
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Old Growth Redwood Forest Protected in the San Francisco Bay Area

More than 8,500 acres of redwood forest and wildlife habitat in the Santa Cruz mountains will be protected after a coalition of San Francisco...
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Woman Gives Birth on Flight From Asia to San Francisco

A new mom and her child are resting comfortably in the hospital after giving birth 35,000 feet up on a flight from the Philippines...
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Burning Man Plans To Revitalize a Depressed San Francisco Neighborhood

The Burning Man festival -- where people meet once-a-year in the Nevada desert for a hedonistic experiment in self-reliance, innovation and art -- has...

San Francisco Project Places Mirrors Around City with Affirmations

The SF Mirrors Project is a public art project with one simple purpose at it's core - to spread a bit of random happiness....
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First Health Clinic in San Francisco to Care for Uninsured

San Francisco's first medical clinic staffed by volunteers is full of health professionals who've failed - at retirement. The Clinic by the Bay opened Tuesday...
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San Francisco Now Recycles An Astonishing 72 Percent of All Trash

Mayor Gavin Newsom announced yesterday that San Francisco has attained a US recycling record by keeping 72% of all recyclable material out...
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San Francisco’s Hybrid Taxis Prove their Worth

San Francisco's first 15 hybrid taxis, all Ford Escapes, have made it to about the 300,000-mile mark -- nearing the city's official taxi retirement...
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San Francisco Launches Green Rental Car Incentive Program

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is launching the nation's first Green Rental Car program that rewards customers for renting "green" alternative-fueled vehicles and rental...

San Francisco’s Garbage Trucks Go Green

All of San Francisco's 400 garbage and recycling trucks now run on alternative fuel, cutting 21 percent of their greenhouse gas emissions with the...
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San Francisco Ban Plastic Bags, Manitoba Town Too

Consumers have become unconscious about their shopping habits and stores are feeding the addiction by handing over purchases, even if they consist of a...

Famed Wild Parrots of San Francisco Get City’s Protection (Video)

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to "protect and eventually replant trees on Telegraph Hill that serve as a favorite roost for...
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Bus Filters Remove Tons of Soot from San Francisco Air

San Francisco area residents can breathe cleaner air in the years ahead, as the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) nears completion of a historic program...

Bus Transformed into Mobile Classroom Lets Thousands of Disadvantaged Kids and Adults Get Their Diplomas

Most school buses arrive to take students to class – but this bus brings the class to the students. This refurbished bus is equipped with...