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Police: Woman, 86, missing from San Mateo found in Oakland

An 86-year-old woman with dementia who went missing in San Mateo was located in Oakland Monday evening, police said. Vivian Napier disappeared around 7 a.m. ...

Bay Area political events: Postcard parties, anti-Trump rally

Bay Area political events: Political events Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Part of a campaign to ...

Santa Cruz County officials send lawmakers postcards showing storm damage

Santa Cruz County officials are trying to convince state lawmakers to pass proposals that would fund road repairs with a visual new campaign. The county ...

Corrections, March 12

Plan looks to expand transgender benefits, March 10, Bay Area, D3 The story incorrectly described new health care benefits being proposed. Children as young as ...

Pro-immigrant demonstrators rally outside Peter Thiel’s SF home

Around 40 protesters rallied Saturday afternoon outside the San Francisco home of Peter Thiel, a billionaire businessman and adviser to President Trump, over fears his ...

Antioch drug dealer and car thief sentenced

An Antioch drug dealer who crashed a stolen BMW while fleeing police in the wrong direction on a highway was sentenced to more than eight ...

Bay Area political events: health care, community forums

Bay Area political events: health care, community forums Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Health care discussion: ...

With snow melting, Oroville Dam managers prepare to use mangled spillway again

The massive snowpack in the mountains above Oroville Dam is beginning to melt as temperatures warm and could soon test the troubled reservoir with its ...

Santa Clara police officer shoots, kills man in mid-20s

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot by a police officer in Santa Clara after the man’s parents called 911 to report he was acting erratically, ...

BART looks at ways to raise funds, reject some ticket increases

Facing a menu of unpalatable fare-increase proposals to cover losses from declining ridership, BART directors Thursday rejected the idea of raising the lowest fares and ...

After near-record Northern California storms, signs of El Niño rise

“There are a lot of players on the (weather) field,” said Emily Becker, a research scientist with the Climate Prediction Center, the federal agency that ...

Two dozen guns stolen from SF home

The burglary took place Wednesday afternoon on Morningside Drive in the city’s Sunset District, according to San Francisco Police Sgt. Michael Andraychak. The firearms were ...

Women’s Day march kicks off in Oakland

Hundreds packed Oakland’s Frank H. Ogawa Plaza outside City Hall on Wednesday as the sun went down and a series of speakers called on the ...

106 arrests sought after white-nationalist rally in Sacramento

More than 100 people could face charges relating to a bloody melee that broke out at the state Capitol last year when white-nationalist demonstrators were ...

Trump Today: Former Utah guv, Bay Area native tapped for Russian ambassador

Former Utah Gov. and onetime Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Jr. is being vetted for the job of U.S. ambassador to Russia, according to media ...

Governor declares state of emergency for storm-wrenched California

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday declared a state of emergency and requested federal aid for parts of California hard hit by winter storms. The order ...

New Oakland police chief’s fender bender prompts investigation

Chief Anne Kirkpatrick accidentally backed into an unoccupied scooter in downtown Oakland last week, causing minor damage and prompting a routine traffic investigation, officials said. ...

How to get involved with 'A Day Without a Woman' — even if you're working

Find out how to support the cause, if you can’t take the day off.

Snow dusts Bay Area mountains, triggers road closures in Sierra

A cold front that swept through Northern California left a rare dusting of snow on the peaks of Mount Diablo and Mount Hamilton in the ...

Trump’s new travel ban seeks to avoid 1st edict’s flaws

President Trump’s revised executive order temporarily banning people from six Muslim-majority countries tries to sidestep some of the flaws of its predecessor that the courts ...

Political events in the Bay Area: Women’s rights, gun control

Political events in the Bay Area: Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Meeting on gun violence: A ...

Ex-Stockton mayor arrested, accused of stealing from kids club

Ex-Stockton mayor arrested, accused of stealing from kids club Moments after returning from a vacation in Colombia, former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva was arrested Sunday ...

Heavy hail slows down traffic on I-280 in South San Francisco

An unpredictable day of Bay Area weather kept it up Sunday night, with the California Highway Patrol warning drivers of heavy hail on Interstate 280 ...

Ex-Stockton mayor arrested at San Francisco airport

An arrest warrant was issued for Silva on Thursday on charges of profiteering, embezzlement, misappropriation of public funds and grand theft, among other charges. He ...

Violence erupts at pro-Trump rally in Berkeley

At least 10 people were arrested and many others bloodied and bruised as a Berkeley rally supporting President Trump turned violent Saturday when fistfights broke ...

BART service restored after fire at Walnut Creek Station

A fire at the Walnut Creek BART Station Saturday evening forced authorities to evacuate hundreds of passengers from a stalled overhead train and temporarily shut ...

Bay Area political events: International Women’s Day, Standing Rock

Bay Area political events: Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. The organizers behind the Women’s March on ...

Ghost Ship fire victims died of smoke inhalation, coroner says

Ghost Ship fire victims died of smoke inhalation, coroner says All 36 Ghost Ship warehouse victims died of smoke inhalation, not burns or other fire-related ...

Bay Area political events: Peace gathering, moms for gun sense

Bay Area political events: Political events Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Meeting on gun violence: A ...

Motorcyclist dies in Fremont collision

The man, who had not been identified pending notification of his next of kin, was driving his Ducati motorcycle on Christy Street near Auto Mall ...

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