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Woman in Uber driver attack to be returned to San Francisco

Technology
A woman arrested in Las Vegas several days after an attack on an Uber driver that was widely viewed on social media agreed Monday to be transferred in custody to San Francisco to face criminal chargesBy KEN RITTER Associated PressMarch 15, 2021, 7:39 PM• 3 min readLAS VEGAS -- A woman arrested in Las Vegas several days after an attack on an Uber driver in San Francisco that was widely viewed on social media agreed Monday to be transferred in custody to California to face criminal charges.Malaysia King’s court appearance in Las Vegas came hours after police in San Francisco announced that Arna Kimiai, 24, a woman seen with King in the Uber driver confrontation, turned herself in to face robbery, assault and battery, conspiracy and other charges.Kimiai’s attorney, Seth Morris, said Kimiai po...

In most cities, it’s impossible to live on jobless benefits. The gap is $3,211 a month in San Francisco

Finance
Tenants of the Woodner apartment building in Washington, D.C., protest to demand their rent be forgiven during the Covid-19 pandemic.NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty ImagesUnemployed workers living in most U.S. cities can't cover basic living expenses with jobless benefits alone.In fact, Americans living in just 12 out of 109 metro areas could afford rent, food and transportation with state unemployment insurance, according to a recent analysis published by Clever Real Estate.That's largely a result of two factors: high cost of living and the relatively meager generosity of some state unemployment benefits.Some of the shortfalls were steep.More from Personal Finance:Medicare open enrollment is coming upPayPal, consumer groups battle over company's credit line for school costsMore than 5 million...
San Francisco 49ers sign WR Travis Benjamin, OL Tom Compton

San Francisco 49ers sign WR Travis Benjamin, OL Tom Compton

Sports
April 3 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers signed veteran wide receiver Travis Benjamin and offensive lineman Tom Compton, the team announced Friday. Both Benjamin and Compton inked one-year deals, according to the team. The 49ers didn't disclose financial terms of the agreements. Benjamin, who is entering his ninth season in the NFL, spent the past four years with the Los Angeles Chargers. He recorded six receptions for 30 yards in five games last season before being placed on injured reserve with a thigh injury. The Cleveland Browns selected Benjamin in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Miami. He played four seasons in Cleveland before signing with the Chargers in free agency. In 101 career games, Benjamin has notched 208 catches for 3,143 yards and 19 touchdowns. He has also...
San Francisco to open tent ‘sobering’ center for meth users

San Francisco to open tent ‘sobering’ center for meth users

Health
A center for people experiencing methamphetamine-induced psychosis will open in San Francisco to help them get sober in a safe placeBy Associated PressFebruary 6, 2020, 9:45 PM3 min readSAN FRANCISCO -- A center for people experiencing methamphetamine-induced psychosis will open in San Francisco to help them get sober in a safe place, the latest effort to address the city's rising drug overdoses and rampant street drug use. The center, believed to be the first in the U.S. specifically for people who are high on methamphetamine, will open late this spring on a city-owned parking lot in the Tenderloin neighborhood, where streets are littered with syringes and addicts congregate, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday. Mayor London Breed said the 24-hour center will get high p...
Super Bowl 2020: Kansas City beat San Francisco – Patrick Mahomes provides perfect finish

Super Bowl 2020: Kansas City beat San Francisco – Patrick Mahomes provides perfect finish

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device "We've got Pat Mahomes. It's magic Mahomes, it's showtime Mahomes."And so a week that started with a nation in mourning for a sporting hero ended with a new star cementing his place on the biggest stage of all.Kobe Bryant's death was marked by a moment's silence before a Super Bowl that was as compelling as it was cathartic, as the Kansas City Chiefs finally ended a 50-year wait for glory with victory over the San Francisco 49ers. To spend the week in Super Bowl town was to see just what this event means to the United Stat...