Local

The 'poultry Grim Reaper' makes its way to Northern California

One case of a nearly always fatal poultry disease was reported in Northern California, following a widespread quarantine of domesticated birds in Southern California. The ...

Scottish fugitive who may have faked death in Monterey possibly spotted

Gordon is wanted in Scotland after he failed to appear for a March 11 court appearance for 24 rape charges. Gordon is not known to ...

Woman's body found at Fort Funston beach

A woman’s body was found at the bottom of a cliff at Fort Funston in San Francisco Monday morning.

Two naked mannequins stolen from yard of Santa Rosa home involved in fence protest

Now there’s a new twist to the story: Someone has stolen two of the mannequins.

SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s death caused by cocaine and alcohol use, autopsy finds

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi died from a mixture of cocaine and alcohol, which caused his already-damaged heart to stop, the city medical examiner ...

March Fong Eu, former California secretary of state, gets building in Sacramento named after her

March Fong Eu, the legendary California assemblywoman and secretary of state, will have the secretary of state building in Sacramento named after her on Monday, ...

A heavy fog, a fateful mistake: How 128 people died in SF’s deadliest shipwreck

The passenger ship City of Rio de Janeiro was already three days behind schedule when it was forced to wait in a heavy fog to ...

Details of Newsom's plan for drinking water tax revealed

California Gov. Gavin Newsom revealed new details of his plans to charge water customers in the state a new tax to fund safe drinking water ...

Fabled transgender bar Divas closing its doors before throwing one last party

San Francisco’s fabled transgender bar and nightclub Divas will be closing its doors at the end of the month before holding one last big party ...

No, it wasn't a meteor. Fiery streak in Los Angeles sky was a Red Bull stunt

Nope, it wasn’t a meteor, or an alien spaceship. The fiery streak that blazed across the sky over Los Angeles on Wednesday was a Red ...

'It blindsided me': Surprise as massive butterfly swarm reaches Northern California

The front end of a massive migrating butterfly swarm reached Northern California late last week, and the so-called painted ladies are flying through some unexpected ...

Upward of 10,000 people descended on Dolores Park last weekend

Amid a four-day spell of hot, sunny weather, thousands spread out their picnic blankets at Dolores Park, the stretch of grass in San Francisco’s Mission ...

Costco eyes opening new Northern California store

El Dorado County leaders said warehouse giant Costco is considering to open a location in El Dorado Hills. Talks are in the initial stages, according ...

Knowing how to push BART’s buttons is key to a train operator’s job

Kelly Beardsley has been going to Richmond twice a day for the last 12 years. As soon as he gets there, he leaves. Not that ...

Berkeley businessman, husband of longtime councilwoman, drowns in Mexico

A swimming accident in Mexico has claimed the life of Berkeley businessman Rob Browning, the husband of former City Councilwoman Linda Maio, Berkeleyside reported.

SF Fire Dept. rescues man clinging to cliff at hidden Marshall's Beach

The San Francisco Fire Department rescued a man clinging from a forested cliff at Marshall’s Beach Tuesday morning.

Camp Mather email leads to confusion among SF campers

Every year, San Francisco families anxiously await acceptance emails to Camp Mather, the beloved family camp 20 miles outside Yosemite.

Yes, you can be arrested for riding a horse drunk

On Sunday a California Highway Patrol officer responded to a report of a man suspected to be riding a horse while intoxicated on Highway 152 ...

Dozens march in the buff through San Francisco advocating for public nudity

Three dozen people in the buff paraded around San Francisco on Sunday in the fourth-annual “Nude Love Parade,” celebrating the the human body and protesting ...

Missing Vallejo snowboarder found dead at Northstar

A snowboarder who was reported as missing by family members was found dead at Northstar California Resort earlier this week, according to the Placer County ...

West Coast credit card skimming ring busted in Sacramento

A large credit card skimming operation was busted in Sacramento, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said Friday. Deputies said the men involved targeted victims up ...

Raiders’ deal to play next season in Oakland approved, with 2020 option

The Oakland Alameda Coliseum Stadium Authority board voted unanimously Friday to approve the lease extension and keep the Raiders in Oakland for at least one ...

Social media outraged over a nearly 30-year-old clip of Maya Angelou

People on the Internet are outraged over a nearly 30-year-old clip of deceased poet, author, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, once a longtime Bay ...

Man arrested after allegedly tossing puppy down garbage chute of SF apartment complex

A four-month-old puppy lay for four days in a dumpster outside a San Francisco apartment complex before authorities found the animal. It was severely dehydrated ...

Explosions, fires light up Bethel Island homes

Several explosions and huge flames were reported on Bethel Island Thursday night, spreading to three homes before firefighters rushed to the scene and began to ...

BART spending $100M to replace 41 cranky escalators at downtown SF stations

BART will begin a nearly $100 million fix-it effort for dozens of escalators that are old and frequently out of service. They’ve become repositories for ...

Pi Day's history is rooted in the Bay Area, thanks to Exploratorium curator Larry Shaw

It takes a visionary to see the possibilities of an ancient ratio, a date in March and all forms of pie (dessert, pizza and otherwise), ...

Striking photos show San Quentin execution chamber being dismantled

After Gov. Gavin Newsom announced plans to suspend the death penalty in California via executive order, the governor’s office shared a series of striking photos ...

Peninsula woman charged by cow awarded $2.45 million in injury suit

The lengthy trial concluded last week with the jury awarding Pereira a total of nearly $2.5 million: $114,600 for previous medical bills, $250,000 for past ...

Proposal for partial closure of Market Street to car traffic reaches 'significant milestone'

More than two miles of Market Street will be closed to private car traffic with San Francisco’s Better Market Street project — an effort that ...

Next Page »
Google+