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Monday, October 25, 2021

San Francisco


Time Out reveals 'best cities in the world' in 2021; find out the top 10

September 10, 2021 3:15 pm

Factors for why the city made it to the top include its weather "that allows for outdoor dining year round", hundreds of parklets, "progressive politics", etc

Fear, and discord, among Asian Americans over attacks in San Francisco

July 18, 2021 1:18 pm

The attacks first shocked and angered Asian American residents in the city. But the question of what to do about the violence has now become a source of division.

Device taps brain waves to help paralysed man communicate

July 15, 2021 3:15 pm

It takes about three to four seconds for the word to appear on the screen after the man tries to say it.

'Bubble man' roams San Francisco streets, bringing joy

July 07, 2021 5:47 pm

He rides a tricycle across San Francisco to perform his craft in parks and on street corners for hours, making up to $150 in tips a day from tourists who visit Alcatraz.

How do you move a 30-ton Diego Rivera Fresco? Very carefully.

June 26, 2021 5:06 pm

Plans to expand the mural and make it the centerpiece of a library at the college were derailed by World War II. For years, it was stashed in a shed at the college. In 1961, it was moved to the campus theater building, now called Diego Rivera Theater (at 50 Frida Kahlo Way), where it was wedged into too small a space

I’ve cracked Zodiac, a French Engineer Says; Online sleuths are skeptical

June 23, 2021 10:47 am

The ciphers had long baffled cryptographers, law enforcement agents and amateur sleuths obsessed with the unidentified serial killer with a penchant for ciphers.

Explained: How San Francisco is leading the way towards herd immunity

June 14, 2021 12:04 pm

Experts believe San Francisco’s vaccination drive is largely to thank for its success in combating the virus.

Asian San Francisco officer attacked in possible hate crime

June 02, 2021 2:46 pm

Surveillance video showed the female officer, who is of Asian descent, approach Gerardo Contreras, who went on to shove her and wrestle with her on the ground.

Daylight attack on 2 Asian women in San Francisco increases fears

May 06, 2021 10:22 am

Many say the pandemic has contributed to two other crises: a drug overdose epidemic that killed twice as many people in the city as the coronavirus did last year, and the string of violence against Asians in San Francisco.

Air India flight with all-woman crew from San Francisco lands in Bengaluru

January 12, 2021 8:20 am

Amid the cheers and clapping, the four women-Captain Zoya Aggarwal, Captain Papagari Thanmai, Captain Akansha Sonaware and Captain Shivani Manhas- responded by showing the thumbs up sign.