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Detwiler Fire leaves family only memories

MARIPOSA — Beneath the sweltering foothill sun, Miki and Jai Crawford stood in the front yard of their daughter’s home eyeing an odd but deliberately ...

Firefighters make progress on blaze in Gold Country

Thousands of firefighters continued to make progress Saturday on a wildfire burning west of Yosemite National Park in the state’s Gold Country, officials said. The ...

Evacuation order lifted in Mariposa; fire near Yosemite grows

MARIPOSA — Evacuated residents of fire-besieged Mariposa came back to their historic downtown Friday, grateful that there was a downtown to come back to, even ...

Caltrain electrification project takes symbolic step forward

Gov. Jerry Brown, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and hundreds of other political leaders and transportation officials gathered on a Millbrae Caltrain station platform Friday ...

Oakland man charged with trying to support terrorist group

A 22-year-old Oakland man was charged Friday with attempting to support terrorism by allegedly opening social media accounts to promote the Islamic State last year ...

Judge won’t dismiss sanctuary city suits by SF, Santa Clara County

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ claim that President Trump won’t strip federal funding from San Francisco, Santa Clara County and other sanctuary locales for refusing to ...

Firefighters gaining upper hand in battle to save Gold Rush town

MARIPOSA — The battle to save one of California’s popular Gold Rush towns from wildfire appeared to turn in the favor of fire crews Thursday ...

Police seek Antioch man in fatal shooting at Pittsburg ice cream parlor

Police seek Antioch man in fatal shooting at Pittsburg ice cream parlor Officers found the 43-year-old victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds outside a Baskin ...

Thousands evacuated as fire west of Yosemite grows to 48,000 acres

MARIPOSA — Gold Country’s southernmost town, a collection of old saloons and bygone buildings that now peddle mostly ice cream and local wine to tourists, ...

1 cyclist killed, 2 injured in separate hit-and-runs Tuesday

A bicyclist was hit by a black Honda Accord as she rode south on Center Street near Fernwood Court about 9:15 p.m. Tuesday in Castro ...

Tomales Bay search suspended for 70-year-old oyster farm owner

Tomales Bay search suspended for 70-year-old oyster farm owner The search for the missing 70-year-old owner of a Marin County oyster farm who went missing ...

SF supervisors create office to handle coming cannabis business

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday created a new “one-stop shop” to handle policies for marijuana businesses once recreational cannabis becomes legal. “We’ve ...

Mariposa evacuated as wildfire near Yosemite grows to 25,000 acres

A wildfire ravaging the area west of Yosemite National Park grew to 25,000 acres Tuesday, more than tripling in size in one day and causing ...

Millennium Tower keeps on sinking, but there may be a fix

City officials and other sources familiar with the situation tell us that the building has now dropped 17 inches since construction got under way in ...

Marin, San Mateo counties sue Big Oil over climate change

Two Bay Area counties and a Southern California city concerned about rising sea levels sued 37 of the world’s biggest oil and coal companies Monday, ...

SF store clerk stabbed trying to stop shoplifter

A San Francisco store clerk was injured Sunday when he was stabbed while trying to keep a shoplifter from leaving the store, officials said. The ...

Legislature delays vote on housing-bills package

Gov. Jerry Brown is negotiating a deal with state senators and Assembly members on 130 bills aimed at easing restrictions on development and creating new ...

Good Samaritan helps 3 after boat capsizes near Menlo Park

Three people were rescued Saturday after their boat capsized in the ocean near Menlo Park, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

William Sachs Goldman, SF philanthropist, to be memorialized Monday

The memorial service for William Sachs Goldman, a prominent philanthropist and University of San Francisco assistant professor who died in a small plane crash in ...

Thousands pack Golden Gate Park for AIDS Walk SF

More than 10,000 people turned out at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park on Sunday for the annual AIDS Walk San Francisco, where organizers implored ...

Bay Area political events: health, climate change

Bay Area political events: health, climate change Political events in the Bay Area Environmental action: A conversation with the Sierra Club’s executive director and local ...

Hayward teenager out for a run struck and killed by train

A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train Friday was identified Saturday as an 18-year-old Hayward resident, authorities said. Isaac Andino was out ...

William Sachs Goldman, professor and philanthropist, dies in plane crash

In the hours after William Sachs Goldman died in a small plane crash that also injured his two children and their nanny, he was widely ...

Bay Area political events: environment, health

Bay Area political events: environment, health Political events in the Bay Area Environmental action: A conversation with the Sierra Club’s executive director and local environmental ...

Boy bicycling with his father hit and dragged by truck in Vallejo

A 16-year-old boy bicycling with his father suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck and dragged 100 feet Thursday night in ...

Planners OK cannabis shop in SF’s Sunset over loud objections

Hundreds of mostly older Chinese residents turned out Thursday night at City Hall to oppose a medical cannabis dispensary proposed for the Sunset District, but ...

9-year-old from Marin County raises nearly $1,400 to buy police dog vests

When 9-year-old Wyatt began raising money for police dogs, his parents expected he’d garner a couple hundred dollars. After a year of diligent fundraising, Wyatt ...

Grandson of Goldman philanthropists dies in Sonoma County plane crash

The crash was reported at 12:46 p.m., when the plane went down near the sole runway of the tiny Sonoma Skypark Airport, just north of ...

Salesforce gets naming rights to new SF transit center

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority board voted Thursday to let Salesforce put its name on the transit center opening next year in downtown San Francisco, ...

Videos spread of officer bumping into skateboarder before wreck

Videos showing a San Francisco police officer bumping into a skateboarder who was speeding down a street by Dolores Park, sending the young man crashing ...

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