SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A five-alarm fire has destroyed a San Francisco condominium project, a blaze that the fire chief says is the city's largest in several years. The flames erupted around 5 p.m. yesterday in the city's Mission Bay neighborhood, sending an enormous plume of black smoke high into the sky. Officials say fire-suppression systems had not yet been installed in the building, making the battle against the blaze more difficult.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Police flooded Facebook's headquarters in Northern California to investigate a threat they later found wasn't credible. Menlo Park police say Facebook's campus was locked down last night after San Francisco police passed along a report of a threat shortly after 7 p.m. The area was declared safe, and employees were allowed to leave at about 8:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lawyers for a man who was hurt in a Los Angeles accident he blames on a texting driver are asking a California appeals court for permission to seek punitive damages. The man's attorneys say they want the court to overturn a lower court ruling that barred punitive damages in their negligence suit against the driver in the 2010 accident.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - State agents have seized some 350 guns and arrested two California men on suspicion of illegal firearms trafficking. Agents say they served search warrants yesterday at two homes in Bakersfield and one in San Bernardino County. Authorities say guns were sold to undercover agents during an investigation that began earlier this year.
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