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People in San Francisco will soon need to show proof of vaccination to be able to go to bars, restaurants and gyms after the city introduces a vaccine mandate.

The city said the health order is to protect residents from the ongoing spread of COVID-19, particularly among the unvaccinated, while being able to keep businesses and schools open. The mandate does not include curbside pickups and takeouts for food services.

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Just over one year since he and Meghan Markle made the move to America's west coast, Prince Harry has landed a new job.

The Duke of Sussex has now assumed the role of chief impact officer at a Silicon Valley startup known as BetterUp, which specializes in improving the mental health of employees at major corporations.

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On Wednesday, March 17, a 75-year-old Asian woman was attacked while shopping in San Francisco, but was able to fight off the attacker, according to CNN.

The woman, who has been identified as Xiao Zhen Xie, received "two serious black eyes" and a swollen wrist from the incident, and is no longer comfortable leaving her home, according to a GoFundMe page set up by her grandson, John Chen.

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It's not often you see an entire historic house rolling through the streets on your morning walk. 

The citizens of San Francisco were treated to this incredible sight, as a two-story Victorian house was moved to a new address after sitting still for over 139 years.

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If you've been wondering what the Golden Gate Bridge noise is, you're in for a surprise. The hauntingly eerie sounds can be heard all over the Bay. And it's all thanks to a new railing installation project.

The Guardian reported that Paolo, a Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District spokesperson said, "The new musical tones coming from the bridge are a known and inevitable phenomenon that stem from our wind retrofit project during very high winds."

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If you live in the city of San Francisco, you may need to grab a face covering before going outside next. As of yesterday, the City has outlined revised rules regarding required public mask donning. Among the revisions was that a mask must be worn within 30 feet of someone who is not in your household, including people exercising.  

The mandate acknowledged the efforts of Bay Area residents, applauding their work to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but as attention turns to reopening businesses in the city means further precaution.   

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Beginning this week, San Francisco is banishing cars on major streets to enforce social distancing. The city's municipal transportation agency announced the slow streets program today. It will close twelve major roads near downtown.

"The most important thing people can do is remain home, but when you must go out this will help allow for physical distancing," Mayor London Breed tweeted

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San Francisco has now joined the slew of California cities that require wearing face masks in public. The new law to that end goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 17. Violating the San Francisco face mask rule could result in fines and even jail time.

"Starting today, people in San Francisco are required to wear face coverings at essential businesses, in public facilities, on transit, and while performing essential work," said Mayor London Breed.

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While the people are away, the wildlife will play. Lately,  residents have gotten a few unwelcome guests. Wild coyotes in San Francisco are taking over the streets and beaches. 

One local woman took to Twitter to post about her experience. "North Beach, Greenwich & Powell, San Francisco. Coyotes howling at almost midnight last week," she wrote on April 13.

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On Tuesday, event organizers made the decision to cancel 2020's San Francisco Pride celebration is cancelled for its 50th anniversary. The event was initially set to take place on Saturday, June 28. Executive Director Fred Lopez stated this was "not a decision arrived at lightly."

This year, the event will be hosted online. The new celebration will take place as a "Virtual Global Pride" experience on Saturday, June 27.

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Empty streets mean nature has more chances to come out and play. It also means that your city might get a few unwelcome guests too. San Francisco coyotes are roaming the empty streets so the next time you go for a grocery run, you'd better watch your back.

Coyotes live in the woods near the Bay Area, and the empty streets really seem to be bringing them out in droves.

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While many people are at home across the state, chances are, you have a little more time on your hands. How do you keep up your workout routine while practicing social distancing? This San Francisco company is hosting online workout classes while you're stuck at home.

Dryft is a mobile fitness studio in the Bay area that can bring the gym to your house. It all takes place via Zoom.

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