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Report of shots fired near San Jose State University library

Police are investigating reports of shots fired near the MLK Library at San Jose State University on Thursday evening, according to the university.

Reports: Student allegedly armed with loaded gun, ammo and knife at San Jose State is arrested

Multiple news outlets are reporting that a student was arrested at San Jose State University with a loaded gun, ammunition and a knife on Wednesday.

Powell Street BART station reopened after person hit, killed by train

A major medical emergency at Powell Street BART has closed the station on Thursday afternoon. BART announced the closure at 2 p.m.

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence may break ties with Folsom Street Fair

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the self-described “twenty-first century queer nuns” activist organization that started in San Francisco, has been a fixture of Folsom Street ...

Milpitas votes to name road to landfill after Barack Obama: 'Republicans will have a field day'

The Milpitas City Council voted Tuesday night to honor the 44th U.S. President and rename a major roadway to Barack Obama Boulevard.

Which big brand names are behind Trader Joe's products?

Have you ever thought the perfectly crisp chocolate-chip cookies at Trader Joe’s tasted a lot like the ones made by Tate’s Bake Shop? And that ...

An envelope, hidden in a wall for 100 years, helps solve a Winchester Mystery House riddle

For decades, they’ve tried to figure out who really custom-made the stunning stained glass windows for Sarah Winchester. They’re unusual: pastel-colored, asymmetrical and sharply beveled ...

Barack Obama visiting Bay Area for invitation-only event at tech company

Right on the heels of President Donald Trump’s visit to the Bay Area on Tuesday, Barack Obama will be making a San Francisco appearance.

Rooftop Japanese restaurant coming to Transbay transit center

Fine dining is coming to the Transbay transit center.

Sacramento woman assaulted, driven to Mendocino County

BART hit by Monday morning commute delays

BART commuters, perhaps hoping to avoid a rainy drive to work, encountered a slow journey into San Francisco Monday morning.

US-101 near Santa Rosa reopens after police standoff on highway

The highway is closed between River Road and Airport Blvd with no estimated time of reopening.

'There really isn’t anything that can keep you safe': Women Uber and Lyft drivers speak out

Recently, Lyft and Uber have taken measures to improve safety for women passengers. But what about the women drivers?

Pleasanton homeowner jumps out of shower, thwarts brazen burglary attempt

A masked man kicked in the front door of a Pleasanton home in a brazen home-invasion burglary attempt caught on surveillance video.

Bay Area officials advise residents against using N95 masks for wildfire smoke

Many Bay Area residents have a stash of N95 masks in their homes. Health officials say they’re not the best way to protect yourself from ...

California bill would ban private prisons, ICE detention centers

Multiple news agencies are reporting that the California Legislature passed a bill on Thursday that will end the use of private prisons by 2028.

Wingsuit diver leaps off Yosemite's Glacier Point

A wingsuited daredevil leapt off Glacier Point at Yosemite National Park, more 3,000 feet above the valley floor.

People react to new Twitter ad campaign on BART

Powell BART station looks a little different this week. No longer are commuters greeted with a swarm of mattress ads when they step into the ...

SFPD officer taken to hospital after collision, traffic delays expected

The San Francisco Police Department is investigating an officer-involved collision at the intersection of 15th and Sanchez streets and warned motorists to expect delays in ...

Runway at Oakland International Airport closed after plane catches fire

A runway is closed at Oakland International Airport after the wheel well of a plane caught fire during departure, according to a spokesperson with the ...

Possible motive revealed in case of murdered Calif. mom, DA's office says

An El Dorado County man accused of killing his wife appeared in court Tuesday, facing a judge on a murder charge for the very first ...

Vegetation fire in Novato prompts evacuations

A vegetation fire in Novato is threatening structures and prompted evacuation orders on Tuesday, according tot he Marin County Fire Department.

Up to 40% of flights delayed or canceled by SFO runway closure

Thousands of travelers have faced delays at San Francisco Airport in the fourth day of a runway closure that will continue through September 27.

Mysterious underground fire has been burning near Yosemite for 5 years

For at least five years, a fire has been burning underground in the Stanislaus Forest west of Yosemite, and foresters say they have no idea ...

NRA sues San Francisco for declaring it a domestic terrorist organization

The National Rifle Association is suing the city and county of San Francisco and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for declaring it a domestic ...

Animal poop forces cancellation of world's biggest bounce house event in Oakland

A bounce house in your neighborhood park sounds like a great idea until you realize the result will be a bunch of shoeless children bouncing ...

As erratic winds whip flames, Plumas County wildfire swells to 44,000 acres

Amid critical fire weather, a wildfire burning in the Plumas National Forest 230 miles northeast of San Francisco swelled 6,000 acres on Sunday, pushing the ...

Body of missing boater recovered from North Lake Tahoe

A search continued Sunday for a missing boater in North Lake Tahoe. Deputies and the U.S. Coast Guard went to the area of Dollar Point ...

38,000-acre wildfire, 5% contained, rages in Plumas County

The Walker Fire is about 11 miles east of Taylorsville in Plumas National Forest. The fire has burned about 38,049 acres and is 5 percent ...

The forgotten story of the 1865 San Francisco fireman's riot

San Francisco’s volunteer firemen of the mid-1800s weren’t just firemen. They were super heroes for a young, terrified city. But on one fateful December afternoon in ...

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