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"Rintaro: Japanese Food from an Izakaya in California" is a welcome reminder of how Japanese basics are best done and, perhaps, how to get a little closer to how things still should be.
LIFE
May 26, 2024
A California dreamin’ cookbook of 'izakaya' favorites
In an age where traditional knowledge is being forgotten, “Rintaro: Japanese Food from an Izakaya in California” is a treasure trove.
David DePape (left) assaults Paul Pelosi, husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, at their San Francisco home on Oct. 28, 2022 in still screen shot from a police bodycam. DePape, convicted in 2023 of breaking into the couple's San Francisco home and bludgeoning Paul Pelosi with a hammer, was jailed Friday for 30 years.
WORLD / Politics
May 18, 2024
Nancy Pelosi's husband's attacker jailed for 30 years
Jurors in his trial heard how David DePape — a Canadian former nudist activist who supported himself with occasional carpentry work — had initially planned to target Nancy Pelosi.
Boeing has faced a series of quality control issues, most recently in a hair-raising incident in January when a door-sized panel blew off the fuselage of a Boeing 737 Max 9.
JAPAN
Mar 8, 2024
Wheel falls off Boeing passenger jet heading to Japan from U.S.
United Airlines said there were 249 people on board the Osaka-bound jet.
Chiefs fans gather in Kansas City, Missouri, prior to the start of the Super Bowl on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 14, 2024
Super Bowl smashes U.S. viewership record, highest since moonwalk broadcast
The game averaged 120.3 million viewers on CBS alone on Sunday, topping last year's audience for the Super Bowl, which drew a record 115.1 million viewers.
Niners receiver Jauan Jennings leaves the field after the Super Bowl in Las Vegas on Sunday. The 49ers lost to the Chiefs 25-22 in overtime.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 12, 2024
Head coach Kyle Shanahan says dejected 49ers will bounce back from Super Bowl loss
While the 49ers have won five Super Bowl titles, Sunday's defeat extended their current drought to 29 seasons.
Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 12, 2024
Chiefs edge 49ers in overtime to win Super Bowl
The win makes Kansas City the first team to win back-to-back Super Bowls since the New England Patriots.
Taylor Swift attends Super Bowl LVIII between the Chiefs and 49ers in Las Vegas on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 12, 2024
Superstar Taylor Swift attends Super Bowl to cheer on Chiefs' Travis Kelce
The Super Bowl got an early jolt of excitement on Sunday when enormous TV screens around the stadium showed Swift arriving about two hours before kickoff.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will be vying for his third Super Bowl title when Kansas City faces San Francisco in Las Vegas on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS
Feb 9, 2024
Chiefs and 49ers ready for another Super Bowl showdown
The same two teams met in the Super Bowl four years ago.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy passes under pressure from Green Bay Packers defensive end Karl Brooks during a playoff game on Jan. 20.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 9, 2024
From 'Mr. Irrelevant' to 'Mr. Right': Purdy plots Super Bowl ambush
Purdy is on the brink of history as he leads the 49ers into Sunday's Super Bowl showdown against the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs.
49ers running back Christian McCaffrey runs with the ball during the team's win over the Detroit Lions in the NFC Championship game on Jan. 28.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 8, 2024
McCaffrey sprints into Super Bowl as key cog in 49ers offense
McCaffrey heads into the biggest game of his life in blistering form after a regular season campaign that saw him amass 1,459 rushing yards.
Niners running back Christian McCaffrey (right) stiff arms Lions safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson during the first half of the NFC title game in Santa Clara, California, on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Jan 29, 2024
Chief and 49ers set up Super Bowl rematch in Las Vegas
The reigning champion Chiefs returned to the Super Bowl for the fourth time in five years.
San Francisco running back Christian McCaffrey races into the end zone during the fourth quarter of the 49ers NFC divisional game win over the Packers on Saturday in Santa Clara, California.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Jan 21, 2024
49ers squeak past Packers to reach third straight NFC title game
Brock Purdy completed 23 of 39 passes for 252 yards and a touchdown for the 49ers in what was a close battle to the very end.
South Korea's Jung Hoo Lee bats during a World Baseball Classic pool game against Australia at Tokyo Dome on March 9.
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 16, 2023
South Korea's Lee promises to impress San Francisco Giants fans
The 25-year-old left-handed slugger won five Golden Gloves as best overall KBO League player at his position over his seven seasons for the Kiwoom Heroes.
South Korean outfielder Jung Hoo Lee during the Olympic semifinal against Japan in Tokyo in 2021.
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 13, 2023
San Francisco signs South Korean Jung Hoo Lee for $113 million
Lee, 25, was the Korean Baseball Organization MVP in 2022 after he hit .349 with 23 home runs.
Niners running back Christian McCaffrey runs against the Jaguars during the fist quarter at EverBank Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Nov 13, 2023
49ers rout Jaguars to get back on track after losing streak
San Francisco snapped a three-game losing streak with the win.
A protester looks on during a protest on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' Meeting in San Francisco on Sunday.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 13, 2023
APEC San Francisco protesters span gamut of political issues
Demonstrations could become confrontational on Wednesday, with protesters calling to block attendees from entering the San Francisco conference center.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 Summit in 2022 in Bali, Indonesia
WORLD / Politics
Nov 8, 2023
Biden and Xi to hold talks in San Francisco on Nov. 15, report says
Final preparations are under way for the meeting, which is set to be the first face-to-face talks that Biden and Xi will have in about a year.
A Cruise driverless car operating in San Francisco. On Tuesday, California regulators ordered Cruise, a General Motors subsidiary, to stop its driverless taxi service in San Francisco after a series of traffic incidents.
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 25, 2023
California sidelines Cruise's driverless cars, citing safety risk
The U.S. state suspended Cruise's autonomous vehicle deployment, saying the company had "misrepresented" the safety of the technology.
Police officers are seen where a vehicle crashed into the the visa office of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco on Monday. The driver was shot dead.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Oct 10, 2023
U.S. police shoot and kill driver in Chinese Consulate incident
A witness told local media that the driver shouted "Where’s the CCP,” using the acronym of the Chinese Communist Party, before he was killed.
A self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle in San Francisco in 2017
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 17, 2023
With self-driving cars, it's the ethics we have to navigate
Do accidents involving self-driving cars today save lives tomorrow? When it comes to self-driving cars, the challenges aren't just technical, but ethical.

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