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# san-francisco - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Pilot error 'probable cause' of fatal San Francisco crash
# Flight 214
# Flight 214

Pilot error 'probable cause' of fatal San Francisco crash

Apr 1st 2014, 9:33 AM 20,969 Views 10 Comments

The airline had previously defended both pilots.

# san-francisco - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Silicon Valley has a homelessness problem...and here are the photos to prove it
# Photojournalism
# Photojournalism

Silicon Valley has a homelessness problem...and here are the photos to prove it

Mar 29th 2014, 5:30 PM 41,451 Views 86 Comments

San Francisco landlords are using a legal loophole to evict longtime residents. They served 1,977 eviction notices in the past year.

# san-francisco - Friday 21 February, 2014

Genius Girl Scout sells hundreds of cookies outside medical marijuana clinc
# High Sales
From The Daily Edge
# High Sales

Genius Girl Scout sells hundreds of cookies outside medical marijuana clinc

Feb 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 37,602 Views 86 Comments

Just gettin’ that green.

# san-francisco - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Gorgeous San Fran timelapse video will make you want to book flights
# Golden Gate
From The Daily Edge
# Golden Gate

Gorgeous San Fran timelapse video will make you want to book flights

Jan 30th 2014, 8:29 AM 2,444 Views 0 Comments

I left my heart…

# san-francisco - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Video shows air crash victim on the runway before she was hit by fire truck
# Asiana Airlines Flight 214
# Asiana Airlines Flight 214

Video shows air crash victim on the runway before she was hit by fire truck

Jan 16th 2014, 6:51 PM 24,453 Views 14 Comments

Despite being spotted by a fire fighter, Ye Meng Yuan was run over by two fire trucks.

# san-francisco - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Here's why the Seattle Seahawks boast the loudest outdoor stadium in the world
# Architecture
From The42
# Architecture

Here's why the Seattle Seahawks boast the loudest outdoor stadium in the world

Jan 15th 2014, 10:43 AM 7,255 Views 5 Comments

CenturyLink Field hit 137.6 decibels last month and this Sunday’s NFC Championship game won’t be much quieter.

# san-francisco - Friday 10 January, 2014

Leeds United announce partnership with San Francisco 49ers
# San Frantastic
From The42
# San Frantastic

Leeds United announce partnership with San Francisco 49ers

Jan 10th 2014, 5:14 PM 7,196 Views 35 Comments

One wonders what Peter Ridsdale’s tropical fish would make of the deal?

# san-francisco - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

San Francisco to turn into Gotham City for 5-year-old with cancer
# Batkid
From The Daily Edge
# Batkid

San Francisco to turn into Gotham City for 5-year-old with cancer

Nov 5th 2013, 12:12 PM 8,271 Views 3 Comments

Miles – who has leukemia- wants to be a superhero for a day.

# san-francisco - Thursday 17 October, 2013

San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare

Oct 17th 2013, 10:26 PM 9,237 Views 39 Comments

A suspicious bag led to the evacuation of the square.

# san-francisco - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads
# Up To Speed
# Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Oct 16th 2013, 8:30 PM 5,948 Views 3 Comments

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.

# san-francisco - Monday 23 September, 2013

16-stone burglar arrested after falling through roof
# Sinking Feeling
From The Daily Edge
# Sinking Feeling

16-stone burglar arrested after falling through roof

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:54 AM 2,062 Views 1 Comment

He plunged through the ceiling into an an apartment below.

# san-francisco - Sunday 22 September, 2013

These photos helped make Twitter powerful
# More Than 140
# More Than 140

These photos helped make Twitter powerful

Sep 22nd 2013, 9:45 AM 16,250 Views 32 Comments

It’s usually about those 140 characters, but often the Tweets with pictures are the ones we remember.

# san-francisco - Friday 20 September, 2013

Dublin to get 26 more parks (but just for the day, unfortunately)
# Parklife
# Parklife

Dublin to get 26 more parks (but just for the day, unfortunately)

Sep 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,317 Views 21 Comments

Sites normally used for parking will be transformed today as part of a global initiative.

# san-francisco - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Photos: Have a look at the €20 million mansion Yahoo’s CEO allegedly bought
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Photos: Have a look at the €20 million mansion Yahoo’s CEO allegedly bought

Sep 8th 2013, 5:00 PM 23,426 Views 23 Comments

You would have no problem storing four cars and 3,000 bottles of wine in this place, and your chef could even have his own kitchen.

Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley
# California
# California

Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley

Sep 8th 2013, 9:15 AM 23,589 Views 25 Comments

Despite being one of the richest areas in America, the number of homeless in Silicon Valley has risen by 7% over the past two years.

# san-francisco - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

In pictures: take a tour of the $1.2billion San Francisco 49ers stadium that's a year away from opening
# Stadiumporn
From The42
# Stadiumporn

In pictures: take a tour of the $1.2billion San Francisco 49ers stadium that's a year away from opening

Sep 4th 2013, 5:52 PM 7,050 Views 12 Comments

Pretty good, I guess.

# san-francisco - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Explainer: How do wildfires happen and why do they spread?
# Wild Fires
# Wild Fires

Explainer: How do wildfires happen and why do they spread?

Sep 1st 2013, 11:30 AM 20,654 Views 6 Comments

With a fire burning over 200,000 acres of Californian forest, we look at what exactly these fires are, how they start and how they’re fought.

# san-francisco - Sunday 18 August, 2013

World's fastest rugby player scores epic 90-metre try
# Coast To Coast
From The42
# Coast To Coast

World's fastest rugby player scores epic 90-metre try

Aug 18th 2013, 12:38 PM 6,912 Views 0 Comments

The man that beat the Irish Sevens ladies in hotel sprints was in electric form in London.

# san-francisco - Monday 5 August, 2013

Legendary Radio Nova broadcaster Bob Gallico dies
# Radio
# Radio

Legendary Radio Nova broadcaster Bob Gallico dies

Aug 5th 2013, 11:54 AM 10,736 Views 16 Comments

Gallico was a newsreader on the famous Radio Nova in Dublin in the 1980s and was instantly recognisable from his deep, booming American voice.

# san-francisco - Monday 29 July, 2013

FBI busts underage prostitution ring saving 105 children, arresting 150 pimps
# United States
# United States

FBI busts underage prostitution ring saving 105 children, arresting 150 pimps

Jul 29th 2013, 6:49 PM 14,590 Views 27 Comments

Most of the freed youths are young teenagers aged 13 to 16, said Ronald Hosko, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division.

# san-francisco - Monday 22 July, 2013

14 of the coolest costumes seen at Comic Con
# Con Artists
From The Daily Edge
# Con Artists

14 of the coolest costumes seen at Comic Con

Jul 22nd 2013, 1:58 PM 5,240 Views 4 Comments

A little more fancy than a black sack.

# san-francisco - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Photos: California home for sale for €77 million (but the owner comes with it)
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: California home for sale for €77 million (but the owner comes with it)

Jul 14th 2013, 5:00 PM 28,335 Views 36 Comments

Let’s have a gawk around.

# san-francisco - Saturday 13 July, 2013

US TV station caught out by racist joke about plane crash pilots' names
# Asiana Airlines
# Asiana Airlines

US TV station caught out by racist joke about plane crash pilots' names

Jul 13th 2013, 2:21 PM 45,346 Views 69 Comments

“Sum Ting Wong,” “Wi Tu Lo,” “Ho Lee Fuk,” and “Bang Ding Ow” were not the pilots’ names…

# san-francisco - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them

Jul 9th 2013, 11:37 AM 5,297 Views 18 Comments

Two teenage Chinese girls were killed and more than 180 people injured when the flight skidded out of control and went on fire.

# san-francisco - Monday 8 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 8th 2013, 10:00 PM 15,869 Views 5 Comments

The 17 things we learned today…

Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash
# Crash
# Crash

Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash

Jul 8th 2013, 2:15 PM 8,854 Views 28 Comments

See their initial pictures.

At least 2 paralysed in San Francisco plane crash
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

At least 2 paralysed in San Francisco plane crash

Jul 8th 2013, 6:45 AM 12,487 Views 26 Comments

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the crash of Flight 214 that killed two passengers Saturday at San Francisco International Airport over the weekend.

# san-francisco - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Two teenage girls confirmed dead in San Francisco plane crash
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

Two teenage girls confirmed dead in San Francisco plane crash

Jul 7th 2013, 4:02 PM 14,861 Views 10 Comments

Two teenage girls, aged 16 and 17, on their way to summer camp in the US were killed after a passenger jet crashed at San Francisco airport yesterday.

In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182

Jul 7th 2013, 7:16 AM 19,545 Views 21 Comments

The FBI said there was no indication that terrorism was to blame for the crash.

# san-francisco - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash

Jul 6th 2013, 11:30 PM 15,170 Views 30 Comments

Eight adults and two children have been confirmed as being critically injured into today’s crash landing at San Francisco International Airport.

Boeing 777 crash-lands at San Francisco airport
# Crash
# Crash

Boeing 777 crash-lands at San Francisco airport

Jul 6th 2013, 8:16 PM 35,834 Views 60 Comments

Emergency workers are attending the scene of the Boeing 777 which crash-landed on the runway of San Francisco International Airport.

# san-francisco - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion
# Expansion
# Expansion

200 new jobs under Aer Lingus long haul expansion

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:45 PM 11,229 Views 50 Comments

Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive, Aer Lingus, said that the airline’s transatlantic business “goes from strength to strength”.

# san-francisco - Sunday 19 May, 2013

50 years ago, these last prisoners left Alcatraz forever
# Off The Rock
# Off The Rock

50 years ago, these last prisoners left Alcatraz forever

May 19th 2013, 9:15 AM 16,627 Views 20 Comments

These archive pictures show the final working hours of one of the world’s most notorious jails.

# san-francisco - Monday 6 May, 2013

Five die after bridal shower limousine bursts into flames
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Five die after bridal shower limousine bursts into flames

May 6th 2013, 10:51 AM 21,238 Views 18 Comments

A newly-wed woman and four members of her bridal shower died after their rented limousine caught fire en route to a party in California celebrating her wedding.

# san-francisco - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues
# Westside
# Westside

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues

Mar 21st 2013, 12:07 PM 4,067 Views 46 Comments

The west coast trip is part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.

# san-francisco - Monday 4 February, 2013

'Just short' -- Check out the front page of today's San Francisco Chronicle
# Super Bowl
From The42
# Super Bowl

'Just short' -- Check out the front page of today's San Francisco Chronicle

Feb 4th 2013, 4:21 PM 3,448 Views 0 Comments

It’s the morning after the night before for the 49ers.

# san-francisco - Sunday 23 December, 2012

POT: A history of marijuana
# USA
# USA

POT: A history of marijuana

Dec 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 9,373 Views 26 Comments

Washington State and Colorado in the US voted to legalise the drug’s use last month – but what happened in the States before pot went ‘proper’?

# san-francisco - Monday 26 November, 2012

NFL player tweets X-ray of his broken finger 'to prove he didn't commit a penalty
# NFL
From The42
# NFL

NFL player tweets X-ray of his broken finger 'to prove he didn't commit a penalty

Nov 26th 2012, 6:07 PM 2,420 Views 0 Comments

‘How could I hold with a finger broken in half?’