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Dominic Fracassa

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Dominic:

One stunning photo shows how the last supermoon of 2022 lit up the S.F. skyline

The last dazzling supermoon of 2022 — also called a Sturgeon Moon — slipped across... → Read More

McKinney Fire claims fifth victim — a longtime wildfire lookout who was urged to evacuate

The McKinney Fire, the wildfire burning in Klamath National Forest in Northern California, killed a longtime US Forest Service lookout. → Read More

Oak Fire update: Heavy smoke to blanket Yosemite as uncontained blaze rages

The explosive Oak Fire burning west of Yosemite in Mariposa County swelled to more than... → Read More

Bay Area jolted by 4.1-magnitude earthquake

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake jolted the Bay Area Thursday morning, according to the U.S.... → Read More

COVID in California: Children’s COVID cases top 60,000 again

Reported COVID-19 cases among children numbered 62,467 in the U.S. last week, continuing... → Read More

Roe v. Wade Live Updates: Daughter of Jane Roe reacts to draft Supreme Court opinion

Live updates as Supreme Court set to overturn Roe v. Wade, including why focus is turning to Obergefell v. Hodges. → Read More

How Roe vs. Wade’s fall would create a public health crisis in California

If the Supreme Court overturns the Roe vs. Wade ruling, the procedure will remain legal in California and the state will likely see tens of thousands of women travel from others states to obtain abortions. → Read More

With Roe vs. Wade set to fall, California readies Constitutional amendment to protect abortion access

Following the potential fall of the landmark Roe vs. Wade ruling, California is preparing a Constitutional amendment to protect abortion access in the state. → Read More

Third suspect arrested following mass shooting in Sacramento that left 6 dead, 12 injured

A third person was arrested in connection to the Sacramento mass shooting that left six... → Read More

Earthquake rattles the East Bay

Earthquake Richter Scale at the U.S. Geological Survey. A 2.8-magnitude quake rattled the East Bay. U.S. Geological Survey A 2.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the East Bay Friday morning, according to data from the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was detected less than a mile east of El Cerrito, the USGS reported, and at a depth of just under 3 miles beneath the earth’s surface. → Read More

Stanford student found dead in campus residence, officials say

A Stanford student was found dead in an on-campus residence, university officials said... → Read More

Twitter pundits think they get San Francisco’s school board recall. Locals think otherwise

San Francisco’s special election on Tuesday garnered attention from journalists and... → Read More

Omicron in California: Pfizer asks FDA to approve its vaccine for smallest kids, under 5

Unvaccinated people in Los Angeles County were nearly four times more likely to become... → Read More

Omicron variant in California: Booster shots required for first responders in high-risk Contra Costa County places

Firefighters, police and other first responders who interact with people in high-risk... → Read More

Bay Area store sells $11 million winning lotto ticket

A jackpot lottery ticket with an $11 million payout was sold at a San Jose 7-Eleven store... → Read More

Omicron variant in California: Alameda, Contra Costa counties get mask exemptions for offices, gyms

State health officials said there are 39 confirmed cases of the highly mutated... → Read More

Omicron variant in California: Omicron detected in Contra Costa County wastewater

The omicron variant has been detected in Contra Costa County’s wastewater samples,... → Read More

Omicron variant in California: Yolo County reports first case of omicron variant

The UC Davis Genome Center and Healthy Davis Together have identified the first known... → Read More

S.F. Bay Area weather: It was the wettest-ever October day in San Francisco

Sensors in the East Bay measured wind speeds of 92 mph Sunday afternoon in a remote spot... → Read More

S.F. Bay Area weather: Track the converging 'bomb cyclone' and Category 5 atmospheric river

Some of the most significant rainfall will accumulate in the North Bay mountains, like... → Read More