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Fire watch, red flag warning, and wind advisory issued for the Bay Area

A fire watch and red flag warning have been issued for Saturday night to Monday morning for parts of the Bay Area due to gusty ...

Activists to march in Oakland against Kavanaugh confirmation

A coalition of organizations are leading a march in Oakland to protest the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as part of the ...

Bay Area company invents robot that paints giant murals on the sides of buildings

The Bay Area-based company Sprayprinter has invented a robot named Albert that can climb the walls of multi-story buildings and paint murals on them.

Now's the time to see Yosemite's Bridalveil Fall lit up like a rainbow

As the sun lowers its position on the horizon in fall, a dazzling natural phenomenon occurs. Late afternoon sunlight shines through Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite National ...

27 tons of dirt spill onto I-680 after crash, severe traffic alert issued

A big rig overturned and spilled 27 tons of dirt onto the roadway early Friday on Interstate 680 in Pleasanton, causing all southbound lanes to ...

27 tons of dirt spills onto I-680 after crash, severe traffic alert issued

A big rig overturned and spilled 27 tons of dirt onto the roadway early Friday on Interstate 680 in Pleasanton, causing all southbound lanes to ...

Missing boy found safe n El Cerrito

Update: Police have located the missing boy, Aamir Bijli, in El Cerrito. He is safe, they said. Authorities are searching for a 14-year-old boy who ...

Federal program spends $5.3 million to help homeless veterans in Bay Area, Central Valley get housing

More than 300 homeless veterans in the Bay Area and Central Valley could soon move into permanent housing with the help of a joint federal ...

High bacteria count at Waikiki beach: 'Swimming may make you ill'

The Hawaii State Department of Health issued a bacteria advisory Thursday for Kuhio Beach in Waikiki and the Diamond Head side of Ala Moana Beach ...

Motorcycle crash with injuries snarls Bay Bridge traffic into SF

A rush-hour collision Wednesday morning involving a motorcyclist shut down two lanes on the Bay Bridge and prompted a severe traffic alert, officials said. Around ...

Why a $400,000 income means you still think you're middle class

Call it the Bay Area’s middle class paradox. Many residents who identify as middle class say they struggle financially even though their salaries put them ...

First rain of wet season dumps 2 inches of rain in some parts of Bay Area

The first storm of the wet season Tuesday dumped roughly an inch of rain on parts of the Bay Area, making roads especially slick for ...

Peggy Sue Gerron — inspired Holly song

LUBBOCK, Texas — The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song “Peggy Sue” has died at a Lubbock hospital. Peggy Sue Gerron Rackham ...

California voter registration hits all-time high of 19 million

SACRAMENTO — California’s voter registration has hit an all-time high ahead of the November election, with more than 19 million people on the voting rolls, ...

NTSB report says pilot in fatal Palo Alto crash appeared confused about airport location

A newly released report from the National Transportation Safety Board revealed that the pilot of a small plane that crashed into a duck pond in ...

Pedestrian struck, killed on rainy, dark street in Santa Rosa

A woman walking across a street in Santa Rosa on Monday night was struck and killed by a pickup truck, police said. Quanah Sapien, 56, ...

Competing storms offer Bay Area an uncertain start to new rainfall year

The start of the new rainfall year brings the possibility of a downpour or light dousing of rain across the Bay Area, the National Weather ...

67 protesters arrested after storming Petaluma poultry plant

Sixty-seven animal rights protesters were arrested Saturday after they stormed a poultry plant in Petaluma and snatched chickens, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office. ...

Rain expected in Bay Area after four dry months

San Francisco is expected to see its first rainfall in four months on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The agency forecasts rain between ...

Folsom Street Fair stresses consent amid leather and BDSM

Organizers of the Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco’s famed fetish festival, took new measures this year to educate attendees — especially sightseers and gawkers — ...

Skies open up in the Bay Area as it rains for the first time in nearly six months

Rain fell in parts of the Bay Area for the first time in nearly six months on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service, which ...

Presidio Trust selects four finalists for Fort Scott development

The Presidio Trust board decided Thursday to allow four teams to submit comprehensive proposals to transform the 30-acre Fort Scott in San Francisco into a ...

Sexual harassment and discrimination allegations leveled at Muni transit chief

An assistant to Muni transit director John Haley has accused him of sexually harassing and racially discriminating against her. In a lawsuit filed last week, ...

Gender-inclusive locker rooms open on UC Berkeley's campus

UC Berkeley’s Recreational Sports Facility, or RSF, opened a gender-inclusive universal locker room Wednesday morning at 6 a.m., featuring 16 private changing rooms and seven ...

Major traffic into SF due to Transbay Transit Center shutdown, Dreamforce

Morning commuters were confused early Wednesday as they ducked under caution tape, navigated street detours and scoured parking garages that were already full before the ...

Fremont Street under Transbay Transit Center to remain closed until at least noon Wednesday

Concerned over the safety of pedestrians and traffice, officials shut down Fremont Street through at least noon Wednesday after the discovery of a crack in ...

2016 election result, cupcakes motivate on National Voter Registration Day

They were handing out free chocolate cupcakes to anyone who registered to vote on Monday near Pier 39 in San Francisco, but that’s not why ...

Caltrain weekend service to SF cut for 6 months during construction

Weekend Caltrain riders won’t be able to ride the train to or from San Francisco starting Oct. 6 for about six months. The 22nd Street ...

Police: Modesto father forces way into home, abducts 6-year-old boy

Modesto police detectives said they are searching for a 6-year-old boy who was taken from his home by his father, police said.

Traffic delayed after I-580 lanes shut down at Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

All lanes are open on eastbound Interstate 580 at San Quentin approaching the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge after an emergency closure of the left lanes early ...

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