Ricochet killed woman in San Francisco pier shooting

Aug 28, 2015

Ricochet killed woman in San Francisco pier shooting

The shot that killed a young San Francisco woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement before striking her in the back, which defense attorneys say shows the killing was an accident. But San Francisco police inspector John Evans testified the ...

Aug 18, 2015

Shallow M4 temblor gives San Francisco Bay area quick, hard jolt

A short, sharp earthquake rattled the San Francisco Bay Area early Monday, breaking picture frames and cracking plaster without prompting reports of injuries or major damage. The magnitude-4.0 quake struck at 6:49 a.m. and was centered just north of Piedmont, near Berkeley, the U.S. ...

Osaka to send letter to San Francisco over 'comfort women' statue

Aug 11, 2015

Osaka to send letter to San Francisco over 'comfort women' statue

The Osaka Municipal Government will ask San Francisco’s city council to carefully examine a resolution that supports establishment of a statue honoring the “comfort women” who worked at wartime Japanese military brothels, officials said. Osaka City Hall will send a letter to the assembly ...

Aug 9, 2015

First woman completes swim across San Francisco Bay

A New Zealand native became the first woman to swim the 30-mile (50-kilometer) stretch from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday and conquer one of the world’s most dangerous crossings. Kim Chambers, 38, dove in the cold water late Friday ...

Hundreds protest in San Francisco for Abe war apology

Apr 29, 2015

Hundreds protest in San Francisco for Abe war apology

Hundreds of people protested outside the Japanese Consulate in San Francisco, calling on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to apologize for his country’s treatment of people from other parts of Asia during World War II. Tuesday’s protest comes days before the prime minister is scheduled ...