San Francisco, officially City and County of San Francisco and colloquially known as SF or "The City", is a city in—and 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.
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 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
Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple's dependence on China, the company's supply chain data shows, raising the stakes for the iPhone maker as U.S. President Donald Trump wages a..
Hudson’s Bay Co said on Wednesday it would sell its Lord + Taylor department store operations to San Francisco-based fashion rental service company Le Tote Inc for about $100 million. Yahaira Jacquez..
A San Francisco tech non-profit is using blockchain to create an online ID database in Sierra Leone, which it hopes will help millions of people outside the traditional banking system. Serena Chaudhry..
Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against a debate focused on climate change. The 222-137 vote said they would not allow candidates to participate in such a primary debate...
Lyft has yanked over a thousand electric bikes from rental availability in San Francisco. Gizmodo reports the move comes after two e-bikes experienced battery fires in the past few days. The estimated..
According to CNN, two 19-year-old Americans from San Francisco, were arrested in Rome on Friday, in connection with the murder of an Italian police officer. The two suspects, Christian Gabriel Natale..
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
The ban applies to the San Francisco police and other municipal departments. It does not affect the use of the technology by the federal government at airports and ports, nor does it limit personal or.. Firstpost - Published
By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke belonged to one of the best-known groups of computer hackers as a teenager, Reuters revealed today. In an.. Firstpost - Published
By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO(Reuters) - Some things you might know about Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman who just entered the race for president: - The Democratic contender raised a record.. Firstpost - Published
(Reuters) - The U.S. college admissions scandal that erupted this week has triggered private litigation accusing rich, well-connected parents of buying spots for their children at prestigious schools,.. Firstpost - Published