Organized criminal ‘flash’ robberies reported across Bay area

California 11/23/21, 17:01

Northern California authorities are searching for dozens of suspects after multiple smash-and-grab robberies occurred on Nov. 21. Walnut Creek Police Department confirmed 80 people stormed and looted a Nordstrom department store in the downtown area just before 9 p.m. Two retail workers, who tried to stop the crime, were allegedly assaulted. Another ...

Louis Vuitton store robbers arrested in San Francisco

California 11/21/21, 16:03

California authorities are questioning two individuals suspected of looting a luxury fashion store on Nov. 19. San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) wants to know why two masked men allegedly ransacked and robbed the Louis Vuitton store at Union Square. More than 12 other accused burglars previously targeted the same business. "[Shortly after ...

A cutting edge neuroscience facility has opened in San Francisco

California 10/29/21, 15:18

University of California San Francisco (UCSF) announced Thursday, Oct. 28, the opening of a new research center that will focus on mental health conditions and it is one of the most important throughout the country. The 282,500 square-foot Weill Neurosciences Building is expected to be the largest combined neurology and neuroscience ...

Most San Francisco bars require proof of vaccine, negative result to drink inside

News 07/27/21, 23:21

A coalition of more than 500 bars introduced strict pandemic restrictions to counter soaring Delta variant cases in Northern California. The San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance confirmed its members require customers to present proof of vaccination, or a 72-hour negative test, when entering bars in the Fog City. Customers without valid ...

Twitter sued after losing legal immunity in India

Tech 06/23/21, 01:30

A Californian social media giant will be directly liable for content posted to its online platform in India. Indian authorities have stripped Twitter Inc. of its legal intermediary status, which prevented the San Francisco-headquartered company from being sued for hosting certain third-party text, images, and videos. Uttar Pradesh Police accuses the business ...

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