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Sinkhole on Highway 101 near SFO causes severe traffic

A sinkhole appeared Tuesday afternoon on Highway 101 in South San Francisco, causing a severe traffic alert and stalled traffic near San Francisco International Airport, ...

Biggest storm this week will hit Wednesday night, forecasters say

San Francisco got a shot of sloppy weather Tuesday — the first of three storms bringing much-needed precipitation to the region this week. The volley ...

More storms in forecast are good news for firefighters, reservoirs, Tahoe resorts

More wet and windy weather is expected to hit Northern California this week, helping fill the state’s half-empty reservoirs and lift rainfall totals closer to ...

Civil rights leaders call for SF Giants boycott over owner’s political donations

Bay Area civil rights advocates on Monday called for a boycott of the San Francisco Giants, citing billionaire owner Charles B. Johnson’s contributions to two ...

Season of Sharing: Help after daughter’s illness renews sense of empathy

Year after year, Patti Medina answered the phone at the Oakland unemployment office. She filled out forms for strangers laid off from work. Helping strangers ...

Video shows bear opening door, strolling into CHP facility on two legs

In a video shared by the CHP, the bear is seen through a window standing on its back legs. It appears to take a peek ...

Woman killed, CHP officer injured in crash on Highway 101 in Sausalito

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured and a woman died early Saturday after her vehicle spun out on Highway 101 in Sausalito, officials said. ...

Beer for breakfast

I’m sitting at the bar at Pop’s in San Francisco’s Mission District with a shot of tequila and a can of Tecate beer dressed with ...

Longtime San Francisco journalist Ray Taliaferro missing in Kentucky

A longtime Bay Area journalist and radio host last seen near a pizza parlor in Kentucky has been missing for two weeks, according to media ...

Woman killed and CHP officer injured in crash on Highway 101 in Sausalito

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured and a woman died early Saturday after her vehicle spun out on Highway 101 in Sausalito, officials said. ...

Investigation continues into boat crash at SF Ferry Building pier

Officials with the Coast Guard and the Port of San Francisco surveyed damage Saturday to a Larkspur boat that crashed into a San Francisco Ferry ...

Storms in Bay Area translate into big Lake Tahoe snowfall

Storm systems fanned out across the Bay Area this week to dump some much-needed rain and deliver Lake Tahoe its first significant snowfall, just in ...

Rainstorm helps douse Camp Fire and clean air — part of Highway 1 closed

The first major soaking of the season that swept through Northern California helped boost containment of California’s deadliest wildfire to 95 percent Thursday evening. Air ...

Turkey and ham with trimmings plus a big helping of thanks in SF’s Tenderloin

Alfred Douglas spent his working life at a dry cleaner, a cannery and in food service. He’s now 67, with a bad back, pains in ...

Fire burning through big rigs sends smoke into West Oakland

Three big rigs and one trailer were on fire Thursday morning at the Port of Oakland, officials said. Crews went into “fire attack” mode after ...

Arson suspect charged in 1 of 9 East Bay construction-site fires

Federal authorities have arrested a suspect in one of nine blazes at East Bay construction sites that have gripped Oakland and surrounding areas and fueled ...

Season of Sharing: Mom’s and daughter’s lives only got better after a help up

Life usually changes for the worse when you fall off a ladder. Not always. For Dora Castillo, who fell from a ladder in 2002, things ...

Giving thanks as rainstorm clearing away haze in Bay Area

The Bay Area’s smoky air finally started to dissipate Wednesday as wind and rain swept through the region, bringing much needed relief to residents who’ve ...

Firefighters, locals rush to clean up oil spill in San Francisco’s SoMa

Hazmat and firefighter crews rushed to the scene of an oil spill creating a major traffic hazard Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco’s SoMa District, officials ...

Years after deadly train crashes, 76% of passenger rail lacks life-saving Positive Train Control

Facebook exec calls brother’s tasing death in Millbrae a ‘miscarriage of justice’

The family of a black man who died last month after being tased by San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies said video of the incident contradicts ...

Gas leak forces mandatory evacuations in Novato

A gas leak triggered mandatory evacuations Monday afternoon in Novato, and officials said it could take two to four hours to cap the leak and ...

The most hate-crime free cities in the Bay Area

Hate crimes in California cities rose nearly 20 percent in 2017 over the preceding year, according to a new FBI report, but some Bay Area ...

Body found in San Jose could be missing 49ers fan

The body of a man was found at the Alviso Marina in San Jose on Saturday, and the Santa Clara county coroner is investigating whether ...

Rohnert Park man struck, killed by SMART train in Santa Rosa

A Rohnert Park man was struck and killed by a Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit train early Friday morning while he was walking on railroad tracks ...

SF animal shelter trying to reunite pets, owners displaced by Camp Fire

The San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals received 29 animals who were displaced because of the Camp Fire, are trying to find ...

Rohnert Park man struck, killed by SMART train in Santa Rosa

A Rohnert Park man was struck and killed by a Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit train early Friday morning while he was walking on railroad tracks ...

Tahoe, Carmel hotels report high occupancy as Bay Area residents seek fresh air

Bay Area residents are doing whatever they can to avoid the hazardous air quality, which in many cases, means getting out of dodge completely. So ...

A second transbay tube for BART? It could happen

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials will present their latest plans Thursday to build a second Transbay Tube connecting San Francisco to the East Bay — ...

Frida Kahlo Way to be unveiled in San Francisco Friday

San Francisco’s newly renamed Frida Kahlo Way will be unveiled Friday morning in the Ingleside neighborhood. Supervisor Norman Yee, who oversaw the renaming efforts of ...

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