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SAN FRANCISCO | Investigators examine why Army helicopters blew down tents

SAN FRANCISCO — Investigators were trying to determine Thursday why two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters were flying so close to four large nylon tents that blew down during a training exercise at a California military base, injuring 22 Army Reserve soldiers.Blackhawk, The injuries from the accident on Wednesday night were not considered serious. Col. David … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Investigators examine why Army helicopters blew down tents

SAN FRANCISCO | States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies

SAN FRANCISCO — California and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded. The assessment came in a court filing late Monday in which the states asked U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria to put their lawsuit on hold. The states … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies

SAN FRANCISCO | Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. employment regulators are investigating allegations that Uber set up a pay scale that discriminated against women working for the ride-hailing service. A person familiar with the probe says the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened the investigation in August 2017. That was shortly before Uber hired Dara Khosrowshahi as its CEO to … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco’s 1st black female mayor takes oath of office

SAN FRANCISCO  — The first black female mayor of San Francisco made history Wednesday as she took the oath of office, vowing to help drug users and the homeless in a city that has come to embody extreme wealth and poverty. In her inauguration speech, London Breed promised to build more housing in a city … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | San Francisco’s 1st black female mayor takes oath of office

San Franciso Mayor Mark Farrell, Mayor-Elect London Breed, Police Chief William Scott and BART Announce New Partnership to Improve Conditions at Civic Center Station

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – San Franciso Mayor Mark Farrell, Mayor-Elect London Breed, the San Francisco Police Department and BART today announced a new joint plan to improve public health and safety conditions at the Civic Center Station. “The conditions at the Civic Center Station are unacceptable,” said Mayor Farrell. “The corridors are unhealthy and unsanitary—our … Continue reading San Franciso Mayor Mark Farrell, Mayor-Elect London Breed, Police Chief William Scott and BART Announce New Partnership to Improve Conditions at Civic Center Station

San Francisco News: Former IRS-CI Special Agent, Alena Aleykina Convicted Of Filing False Tax Returns, Theft Of Government Money And Obstruction Of Justice

SAN FRANCISCO – Alena Aleykina, former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Division, was convicted on June 15 after a jury in Sacramento, Calif., found her guilty of filing false tax returns, obstruction of justice, and stealing government money, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Alex G. Tse and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney … Continue reading San Francisco News: Former IRS-CI Special Agent, Alena Aleykina Convicted Of Filing False Tax Returns, Theft Of Government Money And Obstruction Of Justice