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Homeless man says he had warned Oakland cops about gunman

Homeless man says he had warned Oakland cops about gunman A man who allegedly fired a gun at neighbors and police near the Oakland Zoo ...

Santa Cruz leaders slam feds over immigration detentions during gang operation

Officials in the sanctuary city of Santa Cruz ripped the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Thursday over a joint gang bust that also swept ...

As San Jose dries out from floods, another storm is brewing

About 3,800 residents remained under evacuation orders, mostly in the hard-hit Rocksprings neighborhood and three nearby mobile home parks — South Bay Mobile Home Park, ...

SF foes of Trump deportation plan discuss options

With President Trump’s recent executive orders hanging overhead like last weekend’s storm clouds, worried but resolute San Franciscans packed the 250-person Koret Auditorium on Wednesday ...

San Francisco firefighters rescue dog who tumbled off cliff

A San Francisco dog survived a brush with danger Wednesday after it tumbled down a cliffside at Fort Funston in the Golden Gate National Recreation ...

Teen arrested in Union City robbery of Girl Scout selling cookies

A teenager was arrested at school on Wednesday in connection with the armed robbery this month of a 12-year-old Girl Scout and her mother who ...

SF’s pure drinking water to get a new ingredient

Starting next month, city water officials will begin adding local groundwater to the Yosemite supplies that have satiated the area’s thirst since the 1930s and ...

Ejected from dirt bike, man, 26, dies in SF’s Bayview

A 26-year-old man died after he was ejected from his dirt bike in a crash in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood, police said Tuesday. The driver ...

Final plan for corporate shuttles approved by Muni board

Municipal Transportation Agency directors voted unanimously Tuesday, after about an hour of public debate, to grant final approval to the shuttle plan currently in effect. ...

Frustrated Highway 17 drivers use teamwork to clear giant tree

Highway 17 drivers have been through a lot this winter as storms hurled one obstacle after another across the Santa Cruz mountains highway. Mother Nature struck ...

Tense flood watch in San Joaquin River community

The club — an old fishing and hunting neighborhood surrounded by almond farms — hasn’t seen such dangerous flood levels since 1997. The floodplain is ...

Major storm soaks Bay Area, swells rivers across the region

A steadily drenching rain Monday sent cars skidding, rivers and streams surging, and residents packing sandbags up and down already saturated Northern and Central California. ...

SF Day of Remembrance marks 75th anniversary of internment order

When Ben Takeshita and his family were sent to Japanese internment camps 75 years ago, he said civil rights organizations told them: Seventy-five years ago ...

Pedestrian struck, killed in San Bruno

A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday evening in San Bruno, police said. The identity of the victim was not immediately available pending notification of ...

Bay Area political events: anti-Trump rallies, town halls

Bay Area political events: anti-Trump rallies, town halls Political events in the Bay Area Rallies, protests and town hall events are a part of political ...

Dam managers prepare for incoming storm in Northern California

With forecasters predicting heavy rains at the end of the weekend, some reservoirs around Northern California were inching toward capacity as dam managers worked frantically ...

Northern California storm causes flooding, with worse to come

A rainstorm that swept through the Bay Area caused mudslides and traffic closures Saturday as the region prepared for yet another deluge to hit later ...

Man killed after wandering onto freeway in Berkeley

A man who apparently wandered onto Interstate 80 in Berkeley on Friday evening was struck and killed by a motorist, according to the California Highway ...

Missing person washes ashore on Marin County beach, police say

Missing person washes ashore on Marin County beach, police say The man had been identified by the county coroner, but the Marin County Sheriff’s Office ...

Trump administration deals a big setback to Caltrain

In the first big hit to the Bay Area from the Trump administration, newly minted Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has put the brakes on $647 ...

Trump protesters use SF’s Ferry Building as canvas Friday night

The man, Alan Marling, heralded the projector — which beamed out Trump holding in hand a decapitated Lady Liberty, a Muslim woman with an American ...

‘Day Without Immigrants’ observed across Bay Area and beyond

After the Yemen native and Muslim American voted for Donald Trump, and after Trump tried to ban citizens of several majority-Muslim countries from entering the ...

Oakland ‘retracts’ policy for police to report illegal warehouses

Oakland’s assistant police chief ordered officers Thursday to immediately begin reporting unpermitted parties and illegally converted warehouses to their superiors — but in an erratic ...

Lines softening on SF funding of public defense for immigrants

San Francisco supervisors indicated Thursday they would be willing to provide Public Defender Jeff Adachi with funding to hire more attorneys to defend detained immigrants ...

Concrete wall threatening to fall from SF high-rise stabilized

A construction mishap high atop an under-construction skyscraper sent part of San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood into disarray Wednesday afternoon and evening. Fear that ...

Weekender: 48 hours in a Big Sur Resort

The picturesque drive can be shortened into a 24-hour trip without missing a single view. The Post Ranch Inn – an iconic hotel perched high ...

‘Complacency’ sends traffic deaths soaring in California and US

‘Complacency’ sends traffic deaths soaring in California and US Risky driving — and a fatalistic complacency that accidents will happen — is taking a deadly ...

SF City Attorney Herrera calls massage parlor a brothel in suit

In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, Herrera contended that the business has been operating as a brothel since at least April 2010, despite a slew of ...

Carmella Scaggs, socialite and ex-wife of singer

Carmella Scaggs, who was drawn to San Francisco from Seattle by the music scene in the 1960s, married Boz Scaggs and joined the San Francisco ...

Cops ID driver shot dead in possible San Leandro road-rage incident

Cops ID driver shot dead possible San Leandro road-rage incident A man shot and killed Sunday in San Leandro while driving a car with his ...

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