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CHP: 973 DUI arrests, 21 deaths on Memorial Day weekend so far

It’s been a very busy Memorial Day weekend for the California Highway Patrol, with officers making nearly 1,000 DUI arrests so far.

Santa Cruz coffee shop with 'cat' in its name hit with cease and desist from Caterpillar Inc.

Santa Cruz coffee shop Cat and Cloud Coffee says it received a cease and desist from Caterpillar Inc. — because they use the word “CAT” ...

Shark attack victim in Hawaii was 65-year-old from Granite Bay, Calif.

A man who was killed in a shark attack while swimming in Hawaii was identified as a 65-year-old man from Granite Bay.

21 residents displaced by Bayview apartment building fire

San Francisco firefighters contained an apartment fire early Sunday in the Bayview district that displaced 21 residents and a dog.

Should San Francisco ban right turns on red lights to protect pedestrians?

A movement is bubbling up in San Francisco to introduce a ban against right turns on red lights with the aim of reducing pedestrian fatalities.

College admissions scam: Menlo Park mom pleads guilty to bribing test-taker

Marjorie Klapper, a 50-year-old jewelry entrepreneur, was also accused of falsely indicating her white son was black and Hispanic to get an admissions benefit, according ...

Search for suspect ongoing after 2 shot in San Francisco's SoMa

A suspect is at-large after two men were shot in San Francisco’s South of Market district on Friday afternoon, according to the San Francisco Police ...

Keeping Tahoe very blue: Lake Tahoe's clarity improved by 10.5 feet last year

Lake Tahoe’s water clarity improved in 2018 mainly due to normal weather patterns and streamflow conditions, according to a new study.

'Misdiagnoses the problem': Locals react to viral story eulogizing San Francisco

Washington Post writer Karen Heller’s story “How San Francisco broke America’s heart” is not the first attempt to eulogize San Francisco. In fact, it is ...

Today marks 40 years since the White Night riots roiled San Francisco

“It wasn’t planned as a riot,” the San Francisco Chronicle front page story later read. “It was hardly planned at all.”

Former Oakland Councilwoman Brooks says city’s ‘failed’ defense cost re-election

Former Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks is seeking monetary damages against the city and city attorney’s office, claiming that their defense of her legal battle ...

Only 1 person was arrested at this year's Bay to Breakers

Everyone was surprisingly well-behaved at Sunday’s Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco, where 40,000-plus people took to the streets, meany wearing elaborate and wacky ...

San Francisco now has the highest salaries in the world

San Francisco may have sky-high prices when it comes to everything from real estate to avocado toast, but at least the Northern California city seems ...

Runners – and their elaborate costumes – brave the rain for Bay to Breakers

Runners, some in colorful, elaborate costumes, others just in running gear braved the rainy weather to participate in Bay to Breakers on Sunday.

'Very low speed' tractor chase ends with arrest in Rancho Cordova

A call came in around 9:20 p.m. about a man erratically driving a tractor on Sunrise Boulevard and White Rock Road.

How to completely ignore Bay to Breakers and have a great weekend in SF

Swarms of drunk, ridiculously costumed, and occasionally naked people flooding the streets of San Francisco aren’t for everyone. Looking to avoid the debauchery of Bay ...

Police think they've solved the long-cold murder of Stanford football coach's daughter

Now, 45 years later, San Mateo County officials say their initial hunch has been confirmed: They’ve arrested one man for both slayings. On Thursday, San ...

The highest — and lowest — rated San Francisco city services

If an A is outstanding and a C simply average, how would you grade San Francisco’s city services? The biennial city survey attempts to do ...

Officials: Placerville woman accused of torturing adoptive daughters

A Placerville woman, who fostered and adopted several children, was arrested in connection with torturing children and child sex abuse, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s ...

Two killed in separate vehicle crashes Saturday morning

New San Francisco playground will have drop-dead gorgeous city views

Stunning vistas from atop towering structures are a specialty in San Francisco whether you’re heading to the top of Salesforce Tower, the Mark Hopkins or ...

The new super-commute? These San Franciscans bike 40 miles to work every day

Meet SF2G, a decade-and-a-half-old biking club started by a handful of cycling-obsessed Googlers in the mid-2000s aimed at taking biking to work to its extreme ...

Men impersonate Elk Grove repairmen, enter woman’s home

ELK GROVE, Calif. (KCRA) — The owner of an Elk Grove heating and air conditioning business is warning customers that someone is impersonating their technicians ...

San Francisco has highest density of billionaires of any city in the world, says new report

In San Francisco, you really might be living to the billionaire next-door.

Ghost Ship trial: Fire code inspector testifies on who’s responsible for building changes

A veteran fire code inspector on Wednesday testified in the Ghost Ship trial that anyone who changes a facility’s use is required to keep that ...

San Francisco doctor under investigation for allegedly unlawful vaccine exemptions for children

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is investigating a physician who may have unlawfully provided medical exemptions that allowed parents to avoid vaccinating their children, ...

Firefighters rescue tiny fawn stuck in Pacifica storm drain

Firefighters rescued a tiny fawn in Pacifica on Wednesday morning, after it managed to get itself into a storm drain. A video posted on Twitter ...

California prison employee spent work time watching 2,256 YouTube videos

The man’s supervisor was not shocked when she learned of his online activity: It was not hard to square with his work quality, which was, ...

No jail time for Bay Area woman accused of trying to drown baby in McDonald's toilet

A Redwood City woman accused of trying to drown a baby she had given birth to in a McDonald’s restroom will not serve time in ...

300 animals rescued from illegal El Dorado County kennel

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (KCRA) — About 300 animals were rescued from an illegal kennel on a Shingle Springs property, El Dorado County officials said Monday. ...

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