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How to completely ignore Bay to Breakers and have a great weekend in SF

Swarms of drunk, ridiculously costumed, and occasionally naked people flooding the streets of San Francisco aren’t for everyone. Looking to avoid the debauchery of Bay ...

Police think they've solved the long-cold murder of Stanford football coach's daughter

Now, 45 years later, San Mateo County officials say their initial hunch has been confirmed: They’ve arrested one man for both slayings. On Thursday, San ...

The highest — and lowest — rated San Francisco city services

If an A is outstanding and a C simply average, how would you grade San Francisco’s city services? The biennial city survey attempts to do ...

Officials: Placerville woman accused of torturing adoptive daughters

A Placerville woman, who fostered and adopted several children, was arrested in connection with torturing children and child sex abuse, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s ...

Two killed in separate vehicle crashes Saturday morning

New San Francisco playground will have drop-dead gorgeous city views

Stunning vistas from atop towering structures are a specialty in San Francisco whether you’re heading to the top of Salesforce Tower, the Mark Hopkins or ...

The new super-commute? These San Franciscans bike 40 miles to work every day

Meet SF2G, a decade-and-a-half-old biking club started by a handful of cycling-obsessed Googlers in the mid-2000s aimed at taking biking to work to its extreme ...

Men impersonate Elk Grove repairmen, enter woman’s home

ELK GROVE, Calif. (KCRA) — The owner of an Elk Grove heating and air conditioning business is warning customers that someone is impersonating their technicians ...

San Francisco has highest density of billionaires of any city in the world, says new report

In San Francisco, you really might be living to the billionaire next-door.

Ghost Ship trial: Fire code inspector testifies on who’s responsible for building changes

A veteran fire code inspector on Wednesday testified in the Ghost Ship trial that anyone who changes a facility’s use is required to keep that ...

San Francisco doctor under investigation for allegedly unlawful vaccine exemptions for children

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is investigating a physician who may have unlawfully provided medical exemptions that allowed parents to avoid vaccinating their children, ...

Firefighters rescue tiny fawn stuck in Pacifica storm drain

Firefighters rescued a tiny fawn in Pacifica on Wednesday morning, after it managed to get itself into a storm drain. A video posted on Twitter ...

California prison employee spent work time watching 2,256 YouTube videos

The man’s supervisor was not shocked when she learned of his online activity: It was not hard to square with his work quality, which was, ...

No jail time for Bay Area woman accused of trying to drown baby in McDonald's toilet

A Redwood City woman accused of trying to drown a baby she had given birth to in a McDonald’s restroom will not serve time in ...

300 animals rescued from illegal El Dorado County kennel

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (KCRA) — About 300 animals were rescued from an illegal kennel on a Shingle Springs property, El Dorado County officials said Monday. ...

A dead gray whale washed up at SF's Ocean Beach: Should you go see it?

A dead whale washed ashore at Ocean Beach in San Francisco early Monday, and its massive carcass is now spread across a stretch of sand ...

Northern California man dies in rafting accident on American River near Colfax

A 56-year-old Sacramento man died while rafting on the American River 50 miles north of Sacramento Saturday.

'We cried for a solid week': Salinas baby one of 60 people worldwide with deadly disease

Seven-month-old JT Borofka is one of 60 people worldwide diagnosed with Triosephosphate Isomerase Deficiency (TPI), an extremely rare disease that is life-threatening. TPI is a ...

Santa Cruz homeless camp evacuation begins with an explosion

Some who are leaving plan to take up the city’s offer to stay at Salvation Army run shelters others plan to remain independent. There weren’t ...

Cluster of earthquakes rattle Northern California coast over 24 hours

Seven earthquakes with a magnitude of 2.5 or larger rattled around and off the coast of Northern California in the past 24 hours. The strongest ...

Drone drops flyers with swastikas outside Ariana Grande concert, fundraiser dinner in Sacramento

A drone dropped swastika-emblazoned, anti-media flyers outside of two Sacramento events Friday night, an outdoor Sacramento State University fundraising dinner and an Ariana Grande concert.

Sharks as big as small yachts spotted off California coast after 30-year absence

Enormous sharks, some as long as small yachts, have been spotted off the coast of Southern California after a 30-year absence.

Fire burns at Mission District home Friday

A fire broke out at a two-story single family home in the Mission District Friday morning, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

Breed picks former Bay Area transportation czar to join SFMTA board

A towering figure in the transportation world may join the board that oversees San Francisco’s beleaguered bus and subway system.

Here's why there's a giant Yoda balloon at the California State Capitol building

Why is a massive balloon of a Yoda head at the California State Capitol building in Sacramento?

Woman wanted for identity theft, fraud after pretending to be a Bay Area nanny, police say

A woman wanted for “several felonies” is being sought after by police after she allegedly assumed another person’s identity and interviewed for a shared nanny ...

BART delays due to person on tracks, equipment problems

Those using BART on their evening commute will see some delays after a person was seen on the tracks at the MacArthur station in Oakland.

Controversial charter school director avoids jail after fraud charges dropped

Controversial and profane Oakland charter school figure facing decades in prison gets a year of probation.

City leaders approve funding to revamp Old Sacramento waterfront

The Sacramento City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to revamp the Old Sacramento waterfront.

Off-leash dog in Point Reyes kills threatened Guadalupe fur seal, a species rarely seen in the park

An off-leash dog killed a threatened Guadalupe fur seal pup in Point Reyes National Seashore on Monday. The canine was in an area of the ...

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