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San Francisco: Consolidated city-county in California, US
San Francisco, officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known as SF, San Fran, or "The City", is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th-most populous city in the United States, and the fourth-most populous in California, with 883,305 residents as of 2018. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second most densely populated large U.S. city, and the fifth-most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. San Francisco is the 12th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States, with 4,729,484 people in 2018. With San Jose, it forms the fifth-most populous combined statistical area in the United States, the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area.

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Massive mural of Greta Thunberg stares down at San Francisco

A massive portrait of Greta Thunberg gazed down onto San Francisco on Tuesday night after an artist unveiled a mural of the Swedish teen activist in a bid to remind residents of the dangers posed by..
Reuters - Published

South Korean court upholds 45-day ban on Asiana's San Francisco flights

South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a government decision to suspend Asiana Airlines' Incheon-San Francisco route for 45 days, adding to the debt-ridden carrier's headaches as it battles..
Reuters - Published

Videos for San Francisco


Lena Waithe secretly weds [Video]Lena Waithe secretly weds

Lena Waithe secretly got married to her partner Alana Mayo in San Francisco recently.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:58Published

Rapinoe calls for more investment in US women's game [Video]Rapinoe calls for more investment in US women's game

Megan Rapinoe wants more investment put into the National Women's Soccer League.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:55Published

Airport therapy pig helps others to fly at San Francisco airport [Video]Airport therapy pig helps others to fly at San Francisco airport

Pigs might not fly, but LiLou the therapy pig wants to make air travel less stressful.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Greta Thunberg Gets Huge Mural In Downtown San Francisco [Video]Greta Thunberg Gets Huge Mural In Downtown San Francisco

A mural of the Swedish teenage climate activist, whose movement has caught the attention of the world, is set to be completed next Tuesday. Located in downtown San Francisco near Union Square (420..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Pony takes a ride on San Francisco train [Video]Pony takes a ride on San Francisco train

Amused train passengers meet fellow traveller's unusual 'service animal'

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:09Published

Two former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia [Video]Two former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face U.S. charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment,..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:33Published

Man pulled from path of oncoming train by transit worker in California [Video]Man pulled from path of oncoming train by transit worker in California

A transport supervisor in San Francisco's Bay area is being hailed a hero after saving a man from falling under a train on Sunday (November 3).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

The Party's Over: Airbnb Bans Party Houses After Mass Shooting [Video]The Party's Over: Airbnb Bans Party Houses After Mass Shooting

Reuters reports short-term rental platform Airbnb banned “party houses” on Saturday. The move comes after five people were killed in a shooting at a large Halloween gathering inside a California..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Therapist: Tech Bros' Relationship Woes [Video]Therapist: Tech Bros' Relationship Woes

A former Silicon Valley project manager, couples counselor Gal Szekely practices in San Francisco and Palo Alto. According to Business insider, Szekely says Silicon Valley couples have several common..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Slower winds help Southern California firefighters fight back [Video]Slower winds help Southern California firefighters fight back

Firefighters are battling wildfires in Northern California and the wealthy west side of Los Angeles that have forced tens of thousands to flee their homes. The blaze that broke out last week amid..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

Thousands ordered to flee wildfire near L.A.'s Getty Center [Video]Thousands ordered to flee wildfire near L.A.'s Getty Center

Thousands of people in Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate after a fast-moving brush fire ignited early on Monday morning near the Getty Center museum. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

50,000 Residents Ordered To Flee California Wine Country [Video]50,000 Residents Ordered To Flee California Wine Country

California firefighters on Saturday cut defensive lines against a wildfire in Sonoma County’s famed wine country. Reuters reports authorities ordered 50,000 people to evacuate. The order came ahead..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Artificial Intelligence Can Do Radiologists' Work Faster [Video]Artificial Intelligence Can Do Radiologists' Work Faster

Radiologists look at thousands of head scans a day. They search for tiny abnormalities that can signal life-threatening emergencies. But it's far more efficient for artificial intelligence to scroll..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Christopher Columbus statue vandalised with red paint in San Francisco [Video]Christopher Columbus statue vandalised with red paint in San Francisco

Several Christopher Columbus statues were vandalised with red paint and messages against the 15th-century Italian navigator on Monday when the US holiday named after one of the first Europeans to reach..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Watch: San Francisco Columbus statue vandalised on namesake US holiday [Video]Watch: San Francisco Columbus statue vandalised on namesake US holiday

The Italian navigator has become a polarising figure in the country and there have been calls for Columbus Day to be renamed "Indigenous Peoples Day".

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Crook Walks Out Of Gallery With $20K Dali Etching [Video]Crook Walks Out Of Gallery With $20K Dali Etching

A thief strolled into a San Francisco art gallery, stole a famous Salvador Dali piece and walked out. The framed mid-'60s etching titled "Burning Giraffe" was on an easel at the front of Dennis Rae..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Brush fire threatens transmission lines in California [Video]Brush fire threatens transmission lines in California

A brush fire ignited in the San Bruno mountain ridge just south of San Francisco, threatening transmission lines in an area already affected by planned power outages aimed at reducting wildfires risks...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Oh, Never Mind: In These US Cities, It Doesn't Make Sense To Live Together [Video]Oh, Never Mind: In These US Cities, It Doesn't Make Sense To Live Together

It's often said that two can live as cheaply as one, but is that really true? According to Business Insider, there are US cities where couples can, indeed, benefit from moving in together. But in many..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near San Francisco [Video]3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near San Francisco

Business Insider reports a 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit Colma, California, on Saturday morning. The earthquake had a depth of 4.7 miles, and there have been no reports of damage from the earthquake so..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Naturalized Citizen Charged With Giving US Secrets To China [Video]Naturalized Citizen Charged With Giving US Secrets To China

Reuters reports a San Francisco tour guide may ultimately end his days in the equivalent of Alcatraz. 56-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen Xuehua Peng is also known as Edward Peng. Federal prosecutors..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

 

San Francisco man accused of being agent for China held without bail

A San Francisco tour guide charged with being an undercover agent of the Chinese government was ordered held without bail on Tuesday after a federal magistrate judge found that he presented a potential..
Reuters - Published

San Francisco tour guide charged with carrying U.S. secrets to China

A San Francisco tour guide has been charged with being an agent of the Chinese government, accused of picking up U.S. national security secrets from furtive locations and delivering them cloak and..
Reuters - Published

Naturalized U.S. citizen charged with being agent of China

A naturalized U.S. citizen working as a tour guide in the San Francisco area was charged on Monday with being an agent of the Chinese government, providing officials there with classified U.S. national..
Reuters - Published

Peru ex-president denied bail in U.S., wife dragged from court after outburst

A former Peruvian first lady was dragged out of a courtroom in San Francisco on Thursday as she cursed a judge's decision to keep her husband, ex-president Alejandro Toledo, in jail pending extradition..
Reuters - Published

San Francisco airport bans sale of single-use plastic water bottles in effort to reduce carbon footprint; fliers advised to buy refillable bottles

San Francisco International airport is banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles and will require fliers to buy refillable bottles if they're not already carrying their own, US media reported.
Firstpost - Published

Teen identified as gunman in mass shooting at California garlic festival

A California teenager was identified by police on Monday as the gunman who killed three people, including two children, at a food festival south of San Francisco.
Reuters - Published

Teen identified as gunman at California food festival, police hunt for associate

California police were searching on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy, in a mass shooting at a food festival south of San Francisco.
Reuters - Published

U.S. judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule

A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Reuters - Published

United Airlines to resume India flights from September as Pakistan reopens airspace

The company will also start a new daily service between San Francisco and New Delhi beginning December 5, a spokesman said.
DNA - Published

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