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Toward the beginning of the pandemic, the FBI warned of a surge of anti-Asian violence. Disturbing videos went viral. Asian Americans like Kelly Yang tried to ring the alarm. They say they weren’t heard.

Top 5 priciest U.S. rental markets (for a one-bedroom rental in February, per Zumper) 1. San Francisco $2,650 2. New York $2,460 3. San Jose $2,180 4. Boston $2,050 5. Oakland $2,000

“It’s a horrible feeling. I couldn’t even imagine what it was like having a missing child before this happened,” her father Jason Gallaread said. “I’ll just call, call, call leave voicemail messages, ‘I love you. Come home.’”

Online donations pour in to cover medical expenses, support businesses and underscore government’s slow response to anti-Asian atacks.

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It was 80 years ago when the Northwestern Pacific commuter rail line came to an end. But as it turns out, the old electric transit system was faster, cleaner and more efficient than the buses that replaced them. @CarlnolteSF 's column:

Only 4% of people leaving the Bay Area have moved out of California. Here's where they went:

BREAKING: Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders have reached a deal that would provide $2 billion to school districts that resume at least some in-person instruction by March 31.

Basuku’s Basque cheesecakes have become one of the biggest hits of the pandemic, sparking long lines for pop-ups, instant sellouts online and constant frustration from those who miss out.

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Civil rights icon Angela Davis pumps her fist during a Juneteenth protest against police brutality as longshoremen shut down the Port of Oakland and 28 other ports along the west coast on Friday. Story:

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JUST IN: More than 40 South Bay school principals are in quarantine after being exposed to COVID-19 during an in-person meeting to plan the reopening of schools.

JUST IN: 17-year-old who passed away in California after contracting #coronavirus  despite not having any previously reported health conditions was denied treatment because he lacked insurance.

BREAKING: The solution to what’s known as the 340 Cypher, one of the most vexing mysteries of the Zodiac Killer’s murderous saga, has been found by a code-breaking team.

A sweet "Christmas miracle": Perched on red gravel, overlooking the S.F. skyline, was a towering monolith of gingerbread. Glued together with swirls of frosting, the structure was supported by plywood and dotted with brightly-colored Gumdrops candy.

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