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2019年2月14日 星期四

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Thursday, February 14, 2019
 
 
 
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SF sheriff probing allegations jail deputies beat, strip-searched inmates
 
SF sheriff probing allegations jail deputies beat, strip-searched inmates
 
By Megan Cassidy
 
 
Vicki Hennessy is conducting a sweeping investigation into allegations that several deputies severely beat inmates and conducted degrading strip searches.
 
 
Woman testifies about torture, rape in Vallejo kidnap-for-ransom case
 
Woman testifies about torture, rape in Vallejo kidnap-for-ransom case
 
By Evan Sernoffsky
 
 
As she lay bound and shaking with fear on the closet floor of her boyfriend's Vallejo home, Denise Huskins couldn't believe what was happening.
 
 
In Merced, some are bewildered by Newsom's high-speed-rail decision
 
In Merced, some are bewildered by Newsom's high-speed-rail decision
 
By Kurtis Alexander
 
 
While some city officials have long advocated for high-speed trains to L.A. and the Bay Area as a way to help Merced grow, some are still on board with scaled-back service.
 
 
S.F. chips away at auto break-ins — don't tell that to these newlyweds
 
S.F. chips away at auto break-ins — don't tell that to these newlyweds
 
By Evan Sernoffsky
 
 
For a couple on a recent visit to S.F., their special day will be recalled not only for what was gained, but what was lost during one of 60 daily break-ins in the city.
 
 
Heavy storm shuts down SFO flights, floods roadways across region
 
Heavy storm shuts down SFO flights, floods roadways across region
 
By Sarah Ravani, Ashley McBride, Gwendolyn Wu and Steve Rubenstein
 
 
A powerful storm that raced across the Pacific to arrive in the the Bay Area isn't done dumping rain, toppling trees, whipping up winds and flooding roads.
 
 
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Bay Area News
 
 
Power outages: Thousands lose electricity due to windy storm
 
Power outages: Thousands lose electricity due to windy storm
 
By Gwendolyn Wu
 
 
Strong winds funneled through Bay Area valleys and around mountain peaks Wednesday, grounding SFO flights and knocking down massive trees and power lines.
 
 
Flooding: Rescues reported as Bay Area drivers test submerged roads
 
Flooding: Rescues reported as Bay Area drivers test submerged roads
 
By Sarah Ravani
 
 
The storm that has pummeled the Bay Area caused massive flooding throughout the region, resulting in emergency rescues and the closure of major highways.
 
 
Traffic: Landslides, flooding stall Bay Area roadways
 
Traffic: Landslides, flooding stall Bay Area roadways
 
By Steve Rubenstein by Gwendolyn Wu
 
 
An atmospheric river of misery snarled the Wednesday morning commute as accidents, flooding and debris blocked Bay Area roadways.
 
 
Golden Gate Bridge partially shut down for storm repairs
 
Golden Gate Bridge partially shut down for storm repairs
 
By Michael Cabanatuan
 
 
The daylong storm that has battered the Bay Area forced a brief closure of the Golden Gate Bridge's northbound lanes for a pothole repair.
 
 
Video captures Vallejo police shooting of rapper in Taco Bell
 
Video captures Vallejo police shooting of rapper in Taco Bell
 
By Lauren Hernández
 
 
A blurry cell phone video uploaded on YouTube shows the moment six police officers killed a local rapper who passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle at a Taco Bell.
 
 
Caltrans ordered to clean up the roadways or face up to $25,000-a-day fines
 
Caltrans ordered to clean up the roadways or face up to $25,000-a-day fines
 
By Peter Fimrite
 
 
California water regulators ordered state transportation officials Wednesday to drastically step up trash cleanup on Bay Area highways.
 
 
Congestion pricing: SF considering a fee to drive downtown
 
Congestion pricing: SF considering a fee to drive downtown
 
By Rachel Swan
 
 
S.F. officials are contemplating tolls to drive along busy arteries downtown, where traffic crawls so slowly that cars spend much of the journey sitting.
 
 
Black cultural center of the '70s stands out in Oakland museum exhibit
 
Black cultural center of the '70s stands out in Oakland museum exhibit
 
By Otis R. Taylor Jr.
 
 
It wasn't the enormous raised fist, an indelible symbol of black power, that made me pause as I toured "Black Power," the new exhibit at Oakland Museum of California.
 
 
Oakland's Lake Merritt homeless encampments will be removed, city says
 
Oakland's Lake Merritt homeless encampments will be removed, city says
 
By Kimberly Veklerov
 
 
Officials plan to enforce a no-camping zone around Lake Merritt beginning Thursday as they try to move homeless individuals into shelters and clear the area of trash.
 
 
Jim Henderson, former Novato mayor and decorated World War II veteran, dies at 95
 
Jim Henderson, former Novato mayor and decorated World War II veteran, dies at 95
 
By Steve Rubenstein
 
 
Jim Henderson helped transform Hamilton Field air base into housing and protected wetlands, and also helped improve his beloved hometown.
 
 
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Politics
 
 
Trump wants high-speed-rail money back as confusion spreads about Newsom's plan
 
Trump wants high-speed-rail money back as confusion spreads about Newsom's plan
 
By Joe Garofoli and Tal Kopan
 
 
It has become a political guessing game: What Gov. Gavin Newsom meant when he said the high-speed rail project "would cost too much and take too long."
 
 
Bill would ban Cow Palace gun shows, could lead to arena's demolition
 
Bill would ban Cow Palace gun shows, could lead to arena's demolition
 
By Alexei Koseff
 
 
Two state lawmakers are taking another run at banning gun shows at the Cow Palace.
 
 
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Sporting Green
 
 
Steve Kerr ejection highlights Warriors' late collapse in loss to Portland
 
Steve Kerr ejection highlights Warriors' late collapse in loss to Portland
 
By Connor Letourneau
 
 
On the eve of the All-Star break, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr decided to rest three rotation players against the Trail Blazers.
 
 
Giants' Madison Bumgarner picks Joey Bart to catch him on Day 1
 
Giants' Madison Bumgarner picks Joey Bart to catch him on Day 1
 
By Henry Schulman
 
 
When Joey Bart bounded onto the field at Scottsdale Stadium for the first workout of spring, Madison Bumgarner made a point of having him catch MadBum's first pitches.
 
 
Gerardo Parra, Giants' newest outfielder, loves hitting in San Francisco
 
Gerardo Parra, Giants' newest outfielder, loves hitting in San Francisco
 
By Henry Schulman
 
 
One number pops out from Gerardo Parra 's hitting splits: He has a .310 career batting average at what is now called Oracle Park.
 
 
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson not ready to relinquish stage to young players
 
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson not ready to relinquish stage to young players
 
By Ron Kroichick
 
 
Tiger Woods will play alongside Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas on Thursday and Friday at the Genesis Open. That's a cool contrast.
 
 
Concord golfer Yealimi Noh, 17, turns pro with grand ambitions
 
Concord golfer Yealimi Noh, 17, turns pro with grand ambitions
 
By Ron Kroichick
 
 
Concord teenager Yealimi Noh made it official this week in announcements on Instagram and Twitter: She has turned professional.
 
 
A's potential Opening Day starter Mike Fiers already mentor to Jesus Luzardo
 
A's potential Opening Day starter Mike Fiers already mentor to Jesus Luzardo
 
By Susan Slusser
 
 
When the A's consider who will start Opening Day in Japan, Mike Fiers will be at the top of the list. That idea thrills the right-hander.
 
 
A's add Robbie Grossman to already strong outfield mix
 
A's add Robbie Grossman to already strong outfield mix
 
By Susan Slusser
 
 
Of all the A's potential needs, the outfield appeared to be an afterthought, the team set with all its starters returning and numerous other good options.
 
 
Brett Anderson officially back with A's, still brings the funny
 
Brett Anderson officially back with A's, still brings the funny
 
By Susan Slusser
 
 
Brett Anderson returns for round three with the A's, back in the fold after his one-year, $1.5 million deal was officially announced Wednesday.
 
 
Kareem Hunt back in uniform? NFL is betting you don't care
 
Kareem Hunt back in uniform? NFL is betting you don't care
 
By Ann Killion
 
 
Are you ashamed? At least a tiny bit embarrassed? The NFL continues to bank on the fact that its fans are sheep.
 
 
49ers release high-priced backup OT Gilliam
 
49ers release high-priced backup OT Gilliam
 
By Eric Branch
 
 
The 49ers released Garry Gilliam on Wednesday, which was an unsurprising move given the backup offensive tackle's contract.
 
 
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Biz+Tech
 
 
Robot cars are getting better — but will true self-driving ever arrive?
 
Robot cars are getting better — but will true self-driving ever arrive?
 
By Carolyn Said
 
 
Waymo and Cruise, leaders in the race to make robot cars a widespread reality, saw their cars improve at handling themselves in 2018, according to state reports.
 
 
PG&E says it's still trying to limit power shutoffs under expanded program
 
PG&E says it's still trying to limit power shutoffs under expanded program
 
By J.D. Morris
 
 
While millions more PG&E customers could have their power turned off to prevent wildfires, the utility is also taking steps to keep blackouts as limited as possible.
 
 
Levi Strauss files to go public — again
 
Levi Strauss files to go public — again
 
By Shwanika Narayan
 
 
The apparel retailer plans to raise $100 million, though the actual amount raised could be different.
 
 
Levi's IPO plan puts its 'good governance' reputation in jeopardy
 
Levi's IPO plan puts its 'good governance' reputation in jeopardy
 
By Kathleen Pender
 
 
Levi Strauss & Co. prides itself on its corporate citizenship and gets high marks from outfits that rate firms based on "environmental, social and governance" criteria.
 
 
Should Facebook and Google pay you a 'data dividend'?
 
Should Facebook and Google pay you a 'data dividend'?
 
By Owen Thomas
 
 
Gov. Gavin Newsom declared his intention to tax the money gushers of tech and distribute their wealth to the less digitally fortunate. Huzzah!
 
 
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Opinion Central
 
 
Editorial: San Francisco must salvage the Caltrain extension to the Transbay Transit Center
 
Editorial: San Francisco must salvage the Caltrain extension to the Transbay Transit Center
 
Chronicle Editorial Board
 
 
San Francisco's troubled Transbay Transit Center got another blow after Gov. Gavin Newsom stepped back from the long-planned S.F.-to-L.A. high-speed-rail train.
 
 
Editorial: Marin going south
 
Editorial: Marin going south
 
Chronicle Editorial Board
 
 
Officials and residents of Marin County's Dixie School District had five hours of debate and a century and a half of history to think better of an unfortunate name.
 
 
Forget that paper receipt — avoid exposure to toxic BPA
 
Forget that paper receipt — avoid exposure to toxic BPA
 
By Susan Eastwood
 
 
Kudos to San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting for introducing Assembly Bill 161, legislation that would require businesses to switch to electronic receipts.
 
 
What boycott of Manny's in the Mission is about
 
What boycott of Manny's in the Mission is about
 
By Margot Goldstein and Rachel Lederman
 
 
The Mission is a cornerstone of progressive S.F. Galería de la Raza and Brava Theater represent Mission communities and are critical spaces.
 
 
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Food & Culture
 
 
Diving into emoji apparel with one-piece bathing suit and trunks
 
Diving into emoji apparel with one-piece bathing suit and trunks
 
By Tony Bravo
 
 
A picture is worth a thousand words, but in the age of smartphones and text messaging, an emoji can communicate an entire story.
 
 
The Brixton to open SoMa offshoot in former Paragon space
 
The Brixton to open SoMa offshoot in former Paragon space
 
By Justin Phillips
 
 
The Hat Trick Hospitality team is taking one of their more popular San Francisco properties — the Brixton in Cow Hollow — and recreating it in SoMa.
 
 
Snow dump means great skiing in Tahoe this weekend
 
Snow dump means great skiing in Tahoe this weekend
 
By Tom Stienstra
 
 
Near Donner Summit, crews at Donner Ski Ranch and other ski areas across the Sierra Nevada this week have been digging out their lifts from deep snow.
 
 
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Datebook
 
 
Ava Bogle serves sex without shame for Valentine’s Day
 
Ava Bogle serves sex without shame for Valentine’s Day
 
By Lily Janiak
 
 
Bolinas native Ava Bogle believes the clitoris can "save humanity," and that it can also save your Valentine's Day.
 
 
‘The sex was so good it was worth the commute’: Overheard lines for Valentine's Day
 
‘The sex was so good it was worth the commute’: Overheard lines for Valentine's Day
 
By Leah Garchik
 
 
Valentine's Day is upon us, so this special column is filled with love.
 
 
Stanford series shows Humphrey Bogart was John Huston’s muse
 
Stanford series shows Humphrey Bogart was John Huston’s muse
 
By G. Allen Johnson
 
 
Making "The African Queen" so thrilled and terrified Katharine Hepburn that she wrote a whole book about it.
 
 
Massaging problem feet from clowns to Mother Teresa
 
Massaging problem feet from clowns to Mother Teresa
 
By Beth Spotswood
 
 
An hour into my visit with Pietro Fonda and Suzanne George at their custom shoe storefront on Church Street, we were all in tears.
 
 
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Chronicle Vault
 
 
Chronicle Covers: A Valentine's Day page with love at its heart
 
Chronicle Covers: A Valentine's Day page with love at its heart
 
By Tim O'Rourke
 
 
Our front page from Feb. 14, 2004, features a story on same-sex couples flocking to San Francisco City Hall to get married.
 
 
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