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Meteorologists: up to 3 inches of rain to fall on North Bay Friday

Two storm systems moving into the Bay Area over the weekend will put a damper on the recent days of mild weather, meteorologists said Thursday. ...

Gold Star father, in SF speech, keeps Constitution in hand, heart

Khan is the Gold Star father who brought the Democratic National Convention to its feet last summer when he produced his personal copy of the ...

Oakland suit says error in recycling pact could spike tenant fees

A “mere draftsman’s error” in a contract between Oakland and the company that collects the recycling of its residents could cost apartment dwellers there tens ...

GOP health care bill would send California’s costs skyrocketing

SACRAMENTO — The Republican-backed bill that would overhaul the Affordable Care Act would shift billions of dollars in health care costs from the federal government ...

Bay Area population growth slows, some counties losing people

After years of being overrun by new residents drawn by a red-hot economy, the number of people moving out has begun to catch up with ...

The Chronicle’s photo team wins national awards

The Chronicle’s photo editors, multimedia team, designers and photographers were honored by the National Press Photographers Association in the 2017 Best of Photojournalism competition for ...

Under fire, Oakland officials scrap pot residency requirement

Oakland lawmakers Tuesday withdrew a legally questionable component of their newly minted cannabis ordinances that would have largely barred non-city residents from opening a pot ...

Court rules against SF in Ellis Act apartment rental case

When landlords decide to go out of the rental business, San Francisco can’t legally require them to pay their evicted tenants as much as $50,000 ...

SFPD car involved in SOMA collision

A San Francisco Police Department patrol car collided with a sedan at a South of Market intersection Monday evening, causing minor injuries and road closures, ...

A year later, I-580 pay-to-use lanes are a success, report says

The Bay Area’s newest express lanes — on Interstate 580 through the Tri-Valley region of Alameda County — are just a year old, but drivers ...

Thief stealing wallets of women who look like her, then using their credit cards

Thief stealing wallets of women who look like her, then using their credit cards A woman who is known to target women who look like ...

Gov. Brown requests 4th federal disaster declaration for Calif. storms

Brown’s request for a federal disaster declaration follows three similar requests this winter amid widespread weather-related damage. The governor issued a separate notice Sunday that ...

CHP in Oakland busts pack of ATV, dirt bike riders illegally crossing Bay Bridge

The CHP said they chased down some members of an illegal sideshow in Oakland with at least 30 all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes that was ...

Ivanka Trump brand sued by San Francisco fashion retailer over unfair competition

San Francisco fashion boutique Modern Appealing Clothing has sued Ivanka Trump’s fashion company over unfair competition.

Philip Choy, SF expert on Chinese American experience, dies

Philip P. Choy, a retired architect who was the dean of Asian American historians, died at his San Francisco home Thursday at age 90. Mr. ...

Hundreds of students in SF for city’s first robotics battle

Hayel Kiymetli traveled from her boarding school, Darussafaka in Istanbul, as one of hundreds of high school students taking part in a regional First Robotics ...

Hetch Hetchy water flowing again after tunnel inspection

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is now delivering 80 million gallons daily from the Harry Tracy and Sunol Valley water treatment plants after a ...

Bay Area political events: environmental talks, forums, protests

Bay Area political events: environmental talks, forums, protests Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Forum: A Jewish ...

Woman allegedly run off the road by ex-boyfriend near Healdsburg

A Windsor woman had her car sent spinning off the road and into a ditch when struck by her ex-boyfriend’s car on a Healdsburg-area road ...

Trump ‘blueprint’ budget cuts domestic spending, boosts security

WASHINGTON — A budget proposal by President Trump that would slash domestic programs, singling out the environment for its harshest cuts while boosting military spending ...

SF’s Ruby Skye club to close and reopen anew — with bowling

The spot at 420 Mason St. is scheduled to close within two months and be remodeled into a music hall, restaurant, bar and bowling alley. ...

BART recovering in East Bay following fixture loose from ceiling

A light fixture above the BART line near Lake Merritt Station in Oakland somehow became dislodged and brushed against the top of trains, causing mounting ...

Longtime Napa High football coach Troy Mott quits

The winningest football coach in the history of Napa High School resigned Wednesday following a disagreement with administrators over how to rebuild the team after ...

Father of Ghost Ship victim urges lawmakers to review building codes

SACRAMENTO — The father of a man killed in the Ghost Ship fire told state lawmakers Wednesday that stringent building and fire codes drive artist ...

$3 million in penalties for petroleum companies’ environmental violations

A group of petroleum companies and an official at one of them have been ordered to pay $3 million in penalties after violating environmental protection ...

Embattled Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed to retire

Oakland’s embattled fire chief will retire May 5, five months after the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse inferno raised questions about management and inspection procedures in ...

Berkeley honors Marian Diamond, who radically changed how we think about the brain

When Marian Diamond was growing up in Southern California, she got her first glimpse of a real brain at Los Angeles County Hospital with her ...

Sea lion takes ‘wrong turn,’ ends up trapped in Vacaville spillway

A wayward California sea lion apparently stuck in a concrete spillway on the edge of farmland in Vacaville, far from its regular waters, prompted a ...

Honduran refugee, 14, released into foster care

A 14-year-old Honduran refugee jailed for almost a year in a Northern California juvenile hall because he had no family to be released to was ...

Bill would allow veteran teachers to avoid state income taxes

A bill moving through the state Legislature seeks to give California teachers a big tax break to entice them to enter the profession and stay ...

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