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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# San Francisco

All time
# wreck the gaf
Irish students who left destroyed apartment are shamed by the news in San Francisco
This is why we can’t have nice things.
# scorched
In pictures: Raging wildfires engulf homes in California
Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate.
# San Francisco
Irish students' bacteria discovery could help feed the world
Now they’re on their way to San Francisco, where they will compete for a global award.
# Weed
New app delivers medical marijuana to customer's door in 10 minutes
A new service is delivering cannabis to the people of San Francisco in less time than it takes to order a pizza.
# i will follow
Rare 1981 U2 clips featuring a very young Bono, and his Dub accent
The clips have been uploaded to YouTube.
# proud whopper
Burger King made a new burger for Gay Pride... and it has a perfect message
# San Francisco
Golden Gate Bridge to get $76 million suicide barrier
Since the structure opened in 1937, officials say more than 1,400 people have plunged to their deaths.
# giant among men
No-one could lay a bat on 'The Freak' in San Francisco
Tim Lincecum was scarily good against the hapless San Diego Padres.
# No
The app that only lets you say 'Yo' is hiring - and the job description is suitably minimalist
They’re not a fan of long sentences.
# west coast
Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs
The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
# pay it forward
Millionaire hides envelopes of cash around San Francisco
The real estate moneybags wants to put a smile on people’s faces.
# out of his box
Bosco isn't as sweet and innocent as you might think
New evidence suggests he’s AN ABSOLUTE MAD YOKE.
# San Francisco
Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb
A petition has been set up calling on lawmakers in San Francisco to stop the evictions.
# Flight 214
Pilot error 'probable cause' of fatal San Francisco crash
The airline had previously defended both pilots.
# Photojournalism
Silicon Valley has a homelessness problem...and here are the photos to prove it
San Francisco landlords are using a legal loophole to evict longtime residents. They served 1,977 eviction notices in the past year.
# high sales
Genius Girl Scout sells hundreds of cookies outside medical marijuana clinc
Just gettin’ that green.
# Golden gate
Gorgeous San Fran timelapse video will make you want to book flights
I left my heart…
# Asiana Airlines Flight 214
Video shows air crash victim on the runway before she was hit by fire truck
Despite being spotted by a fire fighter, Ye Meng Yuan was run over by two fire trucks.
# Architecture
Here's why the Seattle Seahawks boast the loudest outdoor stadium in the world
CenturyLink Field hit 137.6 decibels last month and this Sunday’s NFC Championship game won’t be much quieter.
# san frantastic
Leeds United announce partnership with San Francisco 49ers
One wonders what Peter Ridsdale’s tropical fish would make of the deal?
# batkid
San Francisco to turn into Gotham City for 5-year-old with cancer
Miles – who has leukemia- wants to be a superhero for a day.
# San Francisco
San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare
A suspicious bag led to the evacuation of the square.
# up to speed
Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads
Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.
# sinking feeling
16-stone burglar arrested after falling through roof
He plunged through the ceiling into an an apartment below.
# more than 140
These photos helped make Twitter powerful
It’s usually about those 140 characters, but often the Tweets with pictures are the ones we remember.
# parklife
Dublin to get 26 more parks (but just for the day, unfortunately)
Sites normally used for parking will be transformed today as part of a global initiative.
# San Francisco
Photos: Have a look at the €20 million mansion Yahoo’s CEO allegedly bought
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.
# California
Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley
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.
# stadiumporn
In pictures: take a tour of the $1.2billion San Francisco 49ers stadium that's a year away from opening
Pretty good, I guess.
# Wild fires
Explainer: How do wildfires happen and why do they spread?
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.
# coast to coast
World's fastest rugby player scores epic 90-metre try
The man that beat the Irish Sevens ladies in hotel sprints was in electric form in London.
# Radio
Legendary Radio Nova broadcaster Bob Gallico dies
Gallico was a newsreader on the famous Radio Nova in Dublin in the 1980s and was instantly recognisable from his deep, booming American voice.
# United States
FBI busts underage prostitution ring saving 105 children, arresting 150 pimps
Most of the freed youths are young teenagers aged 13 to 16, said Ronald Hosko, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division.
# Con artists
14 of the coolest costumes seen at Comic Con
A little more fancy than a black sack.
# Property Porn
Photos: California home for sale for €77 million (but the owner comes with it)
Let’s have a gawk around.
# Asiana Airlines
US TV station caught out by racist joke about plane crash pilots' names
“Sum Ting Wong,” “Wi Tu Lo,” “Ho Lee Fuk,” and “Bang Ding Ow” were not the pilots’ names…
# Plane Crash
Asiana chief defends 'experienced' pilots as investigators question them
Two teenage Chinese girls were killed and more than 180 people injured when the flight skidded out of control and went on fire.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
The 17 things we learned today…
# Crash
Investigators examine 'black box' from San Francisco plane crash
See their initial pictures.