The steamship City of Chester.
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April 24, 2014 The City of Chester, which sank in 1888 after colliding with the liner Oceanic, has been found. At the time, false reports that the other ship's Chinese crew failed to assist stoked racial hatred.
Bring your own bread (BYOB) if you're going to take the class in San Francisco to learn the art of making the perfect toast.
April 1, 2014 The San Francisco Cooking School invited us to explore the "wonder" of sliced bread, and perfect techniques for light to extra dark toast. Would you pay to learn the secrets of fancy toast?
Flames leap from the roof of the under-construction apartment building that caught fire Tuesday in San Francisco.
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March 12, 2014 A nine-story apartment building that was under construction went up in flames. Firefighters were able to protect nearby buildings.
One hospital is offering health insurance plans on the California's exchange specifically for the Chinese community.
February 6, 2014 San Francisco's Chinatown has long had its own hospitals and health care system. Now, one of the hospitals there is offering health insurance plans on California's exchange specifically for the Chinese-American community. It has been very successful where other plans have not.
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A view from above of the wreckage after Asiana Flight 214 crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013.
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January 15, 2014 Emergency personnel had known a Chinese teenager was lying on the ground at San Francisco International Airport near the wreckage. But as they spread foam on the area, she was covered up. Tragically, two fire trucks later ran over the girl. A coroner says those blows caused her death.
The wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 on the runway at San Francisco International Airport last July.
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December 11, 2013 Three people were killed and more than 150 were injured when the South Korean passenger jet crashed at San Francisco International Airport last July. As the NTSB holds an all-day hearing, there's word that the pilot was worried about making a visual approach to the runway.
Two employees of Alicia's Tamales los Mayas prepare tamales in the La Cocina industrial kitchen. Alicia Villanueva, the owner, and her team produce 3,000 to 5,000 tamales every week to sell in the Bay Area.
Courtesy of La Cocina
October 25, 2013 Tech startups aren't the only businesses incubated in Northern California. Since 2005, the nonprofit group La Cocina, Spanish for "kitchen," has been providing equipment, mentoring and access to capital to promising small food businesses in the Bay Area.
Ready to go back into service: Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train cars at a station in Oakland, Calif.
October 22, 2013 A late-night deal has ended a walkout that began on Friday. Workers had objected to management's effort to change work and safety rules. The two sides also disagreed on pay.
Roxanne Sanchez (left), president of Service Employees International Union Local 1021, speaks during a news conference in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday.
October 18, 2013 The unions have demanded a bigger share of the system's $125 million surplus. BART serves 200,000 riders each day.
The western span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge in a photo taken earlier this week.
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September 11, 2013 The naming of the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has sparked a political debate about the legacy of a long-serving former mayor.
The Rim Fire consumes trees on Friday near Groveland, California.
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August 24, 2013 The Rim Fire, which has crossed into Yosemite National Park, is already affecting the power supply to the Bay Area, 150 miles to the west.
July 24, 2013 A bicyclist who struck and killed a pedestrian in San Francisco last year pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter, prosecutors said Wednesday, a conviction that is the first of its kind in the nation.
NTSB investigators at the scene of the Asiana Flight 214 crash in San Francisco.
July 9, 2013 Among the things officials want to know: How much training had the pilot received before taking the controls of a Boeing 777; and what was the "training pilot" on board doing at the time of the crash?
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Asiana Flight 214, a Boeing 777 aircraft, after Saturday's crash at San Francisco International Airport.
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July 8, 2013 A "plane spotter" who was recording as jets came in to San Francisco International Airport on Saturday captured video of the accident. It shows the aircraft hitting the ground and sliding down the runway. Remarkably, 305 of the 307 people on board survived.
This aerial photo shows the wreckage of the Asiana Flight 214 airplane after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport on Saturday.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
July 7, 2013 Pilot Patrick Smith says that, for the most part, landings are not nearly as dramatic as passengers might think. And, he says, shorter, domestic routes can be more tiring than international flights.
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