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Edna the cat officially removed from SF fire facility, and she does not have a permanent home

A former employee at a San Francisco fire station is speaking out after the station was forced to say goodbye to their beloved pet cat ...

WATCH: Woman knocks down large crucifix at Watsonville church during vandalism spree

Watsonville Police arrested a woman who they say went on a vandalism spree, causing $15,000 worth of damage to a Watsonville church.

Reports: 1 dead after plane crashes on Mount Diablo

One person was killed after a small plane reportedly crashed on Mount Diablo overnight, several media outlets are reporting.

The crazy cost of driving and parking tickets in San Francisco

Hundreds of millions of dollars in driving and parking fines are written up every year in the Bay Area. In San Francisco alone, parking tickets ...

Fresno priest angry about Nazi symbols on pillow he ordered from Walmart

A Fresno priest is upset that the throw pillow he ordered from Walmart came with unwanted graphics — namely Adolph Hitler’s image and a Nazi ...

Cupertino mayor draws anger over 'joke' about building a border wall around the city

The mayor of Cupertino is being criticized by housing advocates after joking about building a wall around the city during a recent State of the ...

CHP explains bizarre truck-packed-in-a-truck photo

The sight was enough for the CHP officer to do a double take. In front of him, cruising down Highway 99 was a small box ...

Cold snap brings freezing temps to Bay Area, more rain to come

It’s too soon to say if Bay Area residents will see more snow falling this week atop Mount Diablo, but the bitter cold should persist ...

California wildfires, hurricanes make 2018 fourth-costliest disaster year

California’s deadly wildfires joined hurricanes as the nation’s costliest natural disasters in 2018, contributing to a total $91 billion in losses from major catastrophes last ...

Why it took hours to shut off the gas at Inner Richmond fire

San Francisco firefighters are at the scene of a blaze in the Inner Richmond that started due to a gas line breach around 1 p.m., ...

Valley Fever cases in California continue to increase

A potentially deadly illness found in the soil and dusty winds of California’s Central Valley is on the rise, state health officials say. Documented cases ...

C.Y. Lee, author of “The Flower Drum Song” novel, dies

NEW YORK — C.Y. Lee, whose novel “The Flower Drum Song,” set in San Francisco’s Chinatown, became a best seller and the basis for a ...

3 years ago, the first wolverine in 94 years was seen in California. Where has he gone?

For a few years, Buddy showed up on wildlife cams with some regularity. Once, he was spotted with a coyote, a scene straight out of ...

Update: Young SF couple found alive in snow-laden Mendocino National Forest

Authorities are searching for a young couple from San Francisco who were reported missing after not returning from a camping trip in Mendocino.

72-year-old man dies in pickup submerged in a San Mateo County creek

A 72-year-old man found dead inside a submerged pickup truck in rural San Mateo County was identified Sunday as a local resident who likely lost ...

Over 1,600 PG&E customers experienced power outages overnight due to storm

Up to 1,600 PG&E customers found themselves without power early Saturday morning, as a storm system moved its way through the Bay Area overnight.

Things that weren't invented in San Francisco, though people think they were

Not cable cars. Not yoga pants. Not even Ghirardelli chocolate.

Suspended Oakland priest accused of sexual misconduct with a minor

Father Alex Castillo, a clergyman in the Diocese of Oakland, has been placed on administrative leave following an allegation of inappropriate sexual conduct with a ...

After rest stop on way to Tahoe closes, travelers relieve themselves 'wherever they please'

Caltrans was forced to indefinitely close recently updated and just reopened rest stops in the Gold Run area after people flushed objects not intended for ...

Oakland school board votes to close middle school as budget cuts loom

In an effort to stem a $30 million budget deficit, Oakland Unified School District officials are considering closing or consolidating a number of schools over ...

SF adventure-seeker dies in Montana avalanche

Four skiers were hiking in a rugged stretch of the Tobacco Root Mountains, just south of the tiny Montana town of Pony, on Friday when ...

Edith Andrews Tobin, socialite and world traveler, dies

Edith Andrews Tobin, who lived within the upper reaches of San Francisco’s social circles and had an unfading interest in the larger world, died Wednesday ...

Male suspect sought in sexual assault at Stanford

A woman was sexually assaulted on the campus of Stanford University around 1 a.m. Thursday, Stanford police said in an alert sent to the campus ...

Man found dead at San Leandro BART station

A 24-year-old Concord man was found dead inside a bathroom early Saturday at the San Leandro BART station, officials said. Brandon Richard Arzave’s body was ...

Video: Oakland firefighters rescue 3 puppies from structure fire

Oakland firefighters saved three puppies from a structure fire Friday afternoon, and the firefighters recorded a video of the rescue.

Flight attendant dies on Hawaiian Airlines plane rerouted to SFO

Passengers administered CPR to the flight attendant before landing in San Francisco, but those efforts were unsuccessful, officials said.

San Jose police union, software company spar over warrant backlog

San Jose’s police union claims 2,500 inactive warrants in the Santa Clara County Superior Court system could endanger officers.

Flight delays at East Coast airports haven’t spread to Bay Area

There were no flight delays at Bay Area airports Friday, even as the Federal Aviation Administration halted flights from several East coast airports because of ...

Professional surfer found dead on California beach

Authorities confirmed a body washed up on a beach in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Saturday is former professional surfer Chris Brown.

Fatal big rig crash near Livermore spills fuel, snarls I-205 traffic

The driver of a pickup truck that rear-ended a fuel-carrying big rig Thursday morning has died, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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