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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
 
 
 
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All that trash on Bay Area highways? Caltrans under threat of fines if it's not cleaned up
 
All that trash on Bay Area highways? Caltrans under threat of fines if it's not cleaned up
 
By Peter Fimrite
 
 
Caltrans has failed to do anything about garbage that regularly get strewn across roadways and often end up in S.F. Bay, and will be hit with fines if it doesn't clean up its act.
 
 
School board in Marin County refuses to change name of its Dixie School District
 
School board in Marin County refuses to change name of its Dixie School District
 
By Jill Tucker
 
 
The school board of the small Dixie School District voted Tuesday against changing the controversial district name that critics say pays tribute to the Confederate states.
 
 
Curbside campers to San Francisco — thanks, but no thanks, we'll stay in the RV
 
Curbside campers to San Francisco — thanks, but no thanks, we'll stay in the RV
 
By Phil Matier
 
 
Eight out of 10 people living in cars and RVs in San Francisco don't appear interested in moving into permanent housing, according to a survey.
 
 
Analysis: Newsom wants California to be its own nation-state in the Trump era
 
Analysis: Newsom wants California to be its own nation-state in the Trump era
 
By Joe Garofoli
 
 
The governor has crystallized his vision of what California will look like: It won't just be the hub of the resistance against the president, it will be its own nation-state.
 
 
California wildfire aid left out of congressional shutdown deal
 
California wildfire aid left out of congressional shutdown deal
 
By Tal Kopan
 
 
Congressional negotiators reached a tentative deal to avert a second shutdown — but $9 billion California is seeking for wildfire relief isn't part of it.
 
 
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Bay Area News
 
 
Over-reaction or unavoidable shooting? How cops deal with unconscious person with gun
 
Over-reaction or unavoidable shooting? How cops deal with unconscious person with gun
 
By Gwendolyn Wu, Megan Cassidy and Jill Tucker
 
 
Vallejo police's shooting of a man who had passed out in a car with a gun is similar to two other shootings: All ended in death and sparked criticism from the suspects' families.
 
 
New rail plan a big setback for future terminal under Transbay Transit Center
 
New rail plan a big setback for future terminal under Transbay Transit Center
 
By Rachel Swan
 
 
Officials had planted their dreams in the empty concrete box beneath the Transbay Transit Center, calling it an end point for Caltrain commuters from the Peninsula.
 
 
Death Valley, Joshua Tree national parks would grow under Senate-passed bill
 
Death Valley, Joshua Tree national parks would grow under Senate-passed bill
 
By Tal Kopan
 
 
The Senate passed a package of land and conservation legislation that would protect hundreds of thousands of acres of California wilderness.
 
 
Storm fueled by atmospheric river to flood 'pretty much everywhere'
 
Storm fueled by atmospheric river to flood 'pretty much everywhere'
 
By Sarah Ravani
 
 
Strong winds and heavy rain were to blast the Bay Area, and officials braced for widespread flooding.
 
 
Storms claim first victim: the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge repair
 
Storms claim first victim: the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge repair
 
By Rachel Swan
 
 
The atmospheric river heading toward the Bay Area has claimed its first victim: the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.
 
 
Neighbors sue UC Berkeley over proposed beach volleyball complex
 
Neighbors sue UC Berkeley over proposed beach volleyball complex
 
By Nanette Asimov
 
 
Irate neighbors have sued UC to try to stop a beach volleyball complex UC Berkeley is planning, claiming the campus skirted an environmental impact review.
 
 
50-year-old homeless man who died in Concord police custody identified
 
50-year-old homeless man who died in Concord police custody identified
 
By Sarah Ravani
 
 
A man who died from an apparent drug overdose while being detained by police at a homeless shelter was identified as a 50-year-old transient of the city.
 
 
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Politics
 
 
Newsom says California high-speed rail must focus on Central Valley
 
Newsom says California high-speed rail must focus on Central Valley
 
By Alexei Koseff
 
 
The governor plans to scale back two major state infrastructure projects backed by his predecessors that have come under financial and regulatory challenges.
 
 
S.F. supes want voters to know where campaign money comes from
 
S.F. supes want voters to know where campaign money comes from
 
By Trisha Thadani
 
 
Some people think S.F. voters should have a better idea of who's paying for local campaign ads that appear in their mailboxes, on their TVs and on social media.
 
 
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Sporting Green
 
 
Giants' Madison Bumgarner lobbies for Bryce Harper — with a caveat
 
Giants' Madison Bumgarner lobbies for Bryce Harper — with a caveat
 
By Henry Schulman
 
 
Madison Bumgarner's first public words since September came with a preamble. He warned reporters not to ask him about players who might come here.
 
 
Giants' Posey bemoans Hundley's departure as backup catcher
 
Giants' Posey bemoans Hundley's departure as backup catcher
 
By Henry Schulman
 
 
Buster Posey lost more than a backup catcher in Nick Hundley. He lost a pal. "I was disappointed," Posey said.
 
 
Baseball must figure how to keep Kyler Murrays of the world
 
Baseball must figure how to keep Kyler Murrays of the world
 
By John Shea
 
 
Wait a minute. Kyler Murray turned down the chance to schlep around the minors a few years and hope down the road he's good enough to play big-league baseball?
 
 
Giants add outfielder Gerardo Parra on minor-league deal
 
Giants add outfielder Gerardo Parra on minor-league deal
 
By Henry Schulman
 
 
The Giants agreed to terms on a minor-league deal Tuesday with longtime National League West foe Gerardo Parra.
 
 
Raiders, Coliseum Authority discussing playing 2019 season in Oakland
 
Raiders, Coliseum Authority discussing playing 2019 season in Oakland
 
By Matt Kawahara, Kimberly Veklerov and Phil Matier
 
 
Scott Mckibben, executive director of the Coliseum authority, said officials have met with the Raiders about the team playing a final season in Oakland.
 
 
Raiders' 2019 stadium search: Birmingham, Tucson joint bid emerges, reports say
 
Raiders' 2019 stadium search: Birmingham, Tucson joint bid emerges, reports say
 
By Matt Kawahara
 
 
A potential new solution has reportedly emerged late in the Raiders' search for a home stadium for the 2019 season.
 
 
Golden State's defense tightens for fourth-quarter run over Utah Jazz
 
Golden State's defense tightens for fourth-quarter run over Utah Jazz
 
By Connor Letourneau
 
 
Early in the season, when the Jazz were perhaps the NBA's biggest disappointment, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr remained unfazed.
 
 
DeMarcus Cousins: inspiring, but still a work in progress
 
DeMarcus Cousins: inspiring, but still a work in progress
 
By Bruce Jenkins
 
 
A satisfied coach in the NBA playoffs is the one who knows the exact structure of his rotation, particularly when it comes to closing out games.
 
 
Major focus on Jesus Luzardo doesn't faze A's rotation hopeful
 
Major focus on Jesus Luzardo doesn't faze A's rotation hopeful
 
By Susan Slusser
 
 
Jesus Luzado said he's not paying attention to the talk around him this spring, he's just going about his work like everyone else.
 
 
A's A.J. Puk, Jharel Cotton take big step in Tommy John recovery
 
A's A.J. Puk, Jharel Cotton take big step in Tommy John recovery
 
By Susan Slusser
 
 
Jharel Cotton and A.J. Puk won't be throwing in big-league games for a few months, but Cotton said throwing off the mound at the full distance was "like Christmas."
 
 
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Biz+Tech
 
 
Medium acquires online magazine the Bold Italic
 
Medium acquires online magazine the Bold Italic
 
By Melia Russell
 
 
The Bold Italic, an online magazine that chronicles life in S.F., often with cheeky accounts from locals, has been acquired by digital publishing company Medium.
 
 
Rodney Fong, San Francisco real estate operator, named chamber CEO
 
Rodney Fong, San Francisco real estate operator, named chamber CEO
 
By Melia Russell
 
 
The president of the Fong Real Estate Company and member of the S.F. Planning Commission is the third person to helm the chamber in three years.
 
 
California solar jobs fall for second year
 
California solar jobs fall for second year
 
By J.D. Morris
 
 
Jobs in California's once-steadily growing solar power sector fell for the second straight year in 2018, part of a nationwide decline.
 
 
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Opinion Central
 
 
Editorial: Newsom chops back troubled high-speed rail and delta water plans
 
Editorial: Newsom chops back troubled high-speed rail and delta water plans
 
Chronicle Editorial Board
 
 
Gov. Gavin Newsom spent his first month in office facing off against President Trump. Now he's taking on California issues just as dominating and daunting.
 
 
Editorial: Trump isn't the artist, but he should take the deal
 
Editorial: Trump isn't the artist, but he should take the deal
 
Chronicle Editorial Board
 
 
Congressional negotiators have given President Trump a lesson in the art he supposedly wrote the book on.
 
 
Science— and the law — says don't try juveniles as adults
 
Science— and the law — says don't try juveniles as adults
 
By Miriam Krinsky, Ron Davis and Brian Gurwitz
 
 
Treat kids like kids. It's not only good common sense, but good public policy. Yet, this starting point has failed to be applied consistently to our thinking around young people.
 
 
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Food & Culture
 
 
Five things to know about San Francisco's first Brown Sugar Kitchen
 
Five things to know about San Francisco's first Brown Sugar Kitchen
 
By Justin Phillips
 
 
With the sale of a few to-go boxes of $18 chicken and waffles, chef Tanya Holland marked the official opening of her long-awaited Brown Sugar Kitchen at the Ferry Building.
 
 
What will be the future of Jack London Square as a food hub?
 
What will be the future of Jack London Square as a food hub?
 
By Justin Phillips
 
 
Jack London Square is in the throes of a restaurant and retail boom, but progress for the 434,000-square-foot waterfront property hasn't been without growing pains.
 
 
SF's Lone Palm bar is where time stands still, in the best possible way
 
SF's Lone Palm bar is where time stands still, in the best possible way
 
By Emma Silvers
 
 
When Jane Seabrook's daughter was 4 days old, in 1999, she and her husband decided it was time for their infant's first outing: They headed to the neighborhood bar.
 
 
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Datebook
 
 
City Lights to celebrate Ferlinghetti’s 100 years
 
City Lights to celebrate Ferlinghetti’s 100 years
 
By John McMurtrie
 
 
Lawrence Ferlinghetti's hand-painted sign, taped to the window of his office at City Lights, reads: "OPEN DOOR."
 
 
It's a chilly time — but you can see spring coming
 
It's a chilly time — but you can see spring coming
 
By Kevin Fisher-Paulson
 
 
On or about Feb. 2, the pagans celebrated Imbolc, halfway between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox.
 
 
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Chronicle Vault
 
 
When San Francisco department stores were royalty, I. Magnin was king
 
When San Francisco department stores were royalty, I. Magnin was king
 
By Bill Van Niekerken
 
 
In late January, Macy's announced it had sold the famous I. Magnin Building in Union Square. At its prime, I. Magnin was a shopping destination among destinations.
 
 
Chronicle Covers: When the USS Macon airship crashed into the sea
 
Chronicle Covers: When the USS Macon airship crashed into the sea
 
By Tim O'Rourke
 
 
"She went down in an offshore drizzle, just as night was closing down." Royce Brier wrote those words on The Chronicle's front page on Feb. 13, 1935.
 
 
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