San Francisco Chronicle A 7-year-old girl, a cancer diagnosis and a last wish in SF just missed 2017-09-21T01:11:38.000000000+00:00 Her resume was formidable: Deputy, Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia. Deputy, Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia. Officer, New York City Police Department. Even before finishing elementary school, Karma Little, a 7-year-old Georgia native who dreamed of becoming a po... Thursday night 49ers game to further complicate typical traffic gridlock 2017-09-21T00:54:00.000000000+00:00 Few sure things exist in the sporting world, but a traffic mess is guaranteed Thursday when the 49ers play a home game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara during the height of the evening commute. Kickoff for the nationally televised “Thursday Night Football” game is at 5:25 p.m., m... San Francisco, Oakland sue major oil companies over rising seas 2017-09-21T00:25:41.000000000+00:00 The cities of San Francisco and Oakland are suing some of the world’s largest oil companies over climate change, joining an emerging legal effort to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable for the damages wrought by rising seas. The suits, filed separately in Superior Court in ... Family survives being struck by lightning at Sequoia National Park 2017-09-20T22:23:07.000000000+00:00 A California father and his two children are still healing from their injuries they sustained during Labor Day weekend, after the trio was struck by lightning in Sequoia National Park. Bay Area political events: Bernie Sanders, no-hate march 2017-09-20T22:17:03.000000000+00:00 Political events in the Bay Area Friday Bernie Sanders: Sen. Bernie Sanders, independent-Vt., speaks at a California Nurses Association-sponsored rally in favor of a single-payer health care system. The event... Hollister thieves led officers on 72-mile chase 2017-09-20T22:09:25.000000000+00:00 Three women led law enforcement officers on a 72-mile-long chase, starting in Hollister and ending in Hayward. A Hollister Police Department officer was seriously injured during the chase. California Highway Patrol officers arrested the trio in Hayward: 20-year-old Chartanae Lovely, 21-year-old D... Big, new mixed-use project proposed for Potrero Power Plant property 2017-09-20T22:03:38.000000000+00:00 The new owner of the mothballed Potrero Power Plant on San Francisco’s central waterfront has submitted a plan to build more than 1,800 residential units on the 21-acre property, a number that could jump to nearly 2,700 homes if the group is successful in obtaining an adjacent switchyard owned by... Here’s how to help victims of Mexico City earthquake 2017-09-20T21:51:38.000000000+00:00 Bay Area residents seeking to help in the recovery from a devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico City on Tuesday can do so either by donating or volunteering with a number of local and global organizations. Here’s a list of groups helping in the relief effort: ... Nicole Kidman toasts Emmy win in San Francisco with local stars 2017-09-20T21:09:12.000000000+00:00 Just two days after snagging an Emmy for "Big Little Lies," Nicole Kidman was back on a red carpet, about 400 miles north of Hollywood at the Presidio in San Francisco. Ex-Googler, fired for controversial memo, didn't know he was on Berkeley 'Free Speech Week' list 2017-09-20T20:35:54.000000000+00:00 Former Google employee James Damore will not be speaking at UC Berkeley's Free Speech Week, despite his inclusion on a speaker lineup Tuesday, he announced via Twitter. Damore says he never knew he was on such a list in the first place.