US woman gets 16 years prison for running fake university

San Francisco: A San Francisco woman has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for running what prosecutors say was a sham university that served as a front for an immigration scam.

Peyton Manning makes history on sensational Sunday
Peyton Manning makes history on sensational Sunday

Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre`s all-time record for touchdown passes, leading Denver to a 42-17 rout of San Francisco to cap a scintillating Sunday in the NFL.

MLB playoff: Cardinal error gives Giants win, series lead
MLB playoff: Cardinal error gives Giants win, series lead

A throwing error by St. Louis pitcher Randy Choate allowed San Francisco to score the winning run Tuesday in a 5-4 Major League Baseball playoff triumph over St. Louis.

MLB playoff: Cardinals hope to keep Yadier Molina in mix
MLB playoff: Cardinals hope to keep Yadier Molina in mix

The St. Louis Cardinals hope to call on injured catcher Yadier Molina as they continue their Major League Baseball playoff duel with the Giants in San Francisco.

MLB playoff: Kolten Wong goes long to lift Cardinals over Giants
MLB playoff: Kolten Wong goes long to lift Cardinals over Giants

Kolten Wong`s game-winning solo shot in the ninth inning was one of four St. Louis homers Sunday in a dramatic 5-4 Major League Baseball playoff win over San Francisco.

With the victory, the Cardinals knotted the best-of-seven National League final at one game apiece.

MLB playoff: Giants shut out Cardinals in series opener
MLB playoff: Giants shut out Cardinals in series opener

Madison Bumgarner pitched seven and two-thirds sparkling innings on Saturday to lead San Francisco to a 3-0 victory over St. Louis in their Major League Baseball playoff series opener.

Hackers arrested for cracking US army network

Four members of an international hacking ring were charged with cracking the defenses of the US Army network as well as of blockbuster war video games, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Shah Rukh Khan in Twitter land!
Shah Rukh Khan in Twitter land!

Twitterati flooded the micro-blogging site with an avalanche of tweets on 'Happy New Year' featuring superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Reason? The cast of Farah Khan's upcoming film visited the Twitter headquarters at San Francisco, and answered various questions via tweets from all over the world.

Uber driver `hit passenger with hammer`in San Francisco

A driver for the popular car-hailing service Uber has been charged with seriously injuring a passenger by hitting him over the head with a hammer, prosecutors said Friday.

Two deer tie up traffic on Golden Gate bridge

Authorities say a pair of deer on the Golden Gate bridge snarled traffic in and out of San Francisco during the evening commute.

Government requests for Twitter information climb

Twitter released a new transparency report showing a steady rise in government requests for information from the globally popular one-to-many messaging service.

Mumbai`s Ronak Nanda wins Culinary Clash competition

Luce At The Intercontinental recently announced Mumbai based culinary student as the winner of the Culinary Clash competition, Patricia Mascarenhas reports

Golf: Match Play gets new format for 2015

Golf`s Match Play Championship has a new venue and a revised format for 2015, the US PGA Tour announced on Wednesday.

Mismanaged approach, complex cockpit cited in Asiana crash

A mismanaged approach for landing in a highly automated cockpit was the probable cause of last July`s crash of a South Korean airliner in San Francisco, US investigators have said.

US considers four cities for possible 2024 bid

Four cities are in the running to lead a possible US bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, the US Olympic committee announced on Friday.

Amazon to release smartphone later this year: report

Amazon is preparing to release a smartphone in the second half of 2014, thrusting itself into a market already crowded with Apple and Samsung models, a media report has said.

US manhunt after explosives found in San Francisco

US authorities have launched a nationwide manhunt for a 42-year-old man who went on the run after explosives were found at his home in San Francisco, they said.

Huge quakes may rock San Francisco: Study

A big quake or a cluster of large earthquakes may shake up the San Francisco bay region of California in the coming decades, an alarming study indicated.

Huge quakes may rock San Francisco: Study

A big quake or a cluster of large earthquakes may shake up the San Francisco bay region of California in the coming decades, an alarming study indicated.

Michelle Obama pops up on `Parks and Recreation`

More than 2.7 million Americans tuned into the sixth-season finale of "Parks and Recreation" that featured a cameo appearance by First Lady Michelle Obama, National Broadcasting Company (NBC) television said Friday.