Local

Court blocks deportation of Bay Area man who fled Peruvian drug violence

A federal appeals court has blocked the deportation of a Bay Area man who says he fled Peru after reporting a drug dealer to police ...

Brentwood water park closed after kids reportedly sickened

The water park area at Blue Goose Park has been shut temporarily. In a June 20 website announcement about the closure, the city’s Parks and ...

LGBT Pride Parade a dazzling mix of sun, rainbows

On a Sunday that was too hot for leather, the chaps were out in force anyway, as the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade and Celebration ...

Wildfire forces thousands to evacuate in Lake County

Fire season blew in with a vengeance Sunday as flames scorched parts of Northern California, including a 7,700-acre inferno that raged through Lake County, wreaking ...

Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World’s Ugliest Dog title

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest on Saturday. Zsa Zsa won the title at the Sonoma-Marin ...

Fires burn structures and injure 2 in Antioch, force evacuations in Lake County

Firefighters were scrambling late Saturday to contain several big blazes in Northern California fueled by warm and dry weather as the fire season grew more ...

Pink triangle installation, Dyke March mark kick Pride weekend into full gear

San Francisco’s LGBT celebration kicked into high gear Saturday with the unveiling of a huge pink triangle on Twin Peaks, the S.F. Pride Celebration at ...

Bay Area lawmakers visit border detention centers, condemn conditions

Bay Area lawmakers decried conditions inside Texas detention facilities they visited Saturday, while local politicians and residents demonstrated in the streets of San Francisco against ...

New 341 area code is being added to the East Bay’s 510 cities

Life in the East Bay, which is complicated enough, is going to get more complicated with the addition of a new telephone area code. 341 ...

California housing about 100 immigrant children separated from parents at the border

The human fallout from the Trump administration’s abruptly reversed policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S. border has reached California, where some ...

Bay Area heat wave can’t stop Alameda County fairgoers from staying cool

Mason Gould couldn’t pick between a fried peanut butter cup or ice cream, so as beads of sweat dripped down the sides of the 11-year-old’s ...

Bay Area: Say hello to a new telephone area code

First there was 510, then came 925, and now, parts of the East Bay will welcome a new telephone area code: 341.

State Supreme Court agrees that SF ordinance restricting landlords went too far

The state Supreme Court refused Wednesday to reinstate a San Francisco ordinance requiring landlords who evict their tenants to go out of the rental business ...

Teen’s family sues SF over extended detention

A woman filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department alleging probation officials unlawfully held her 15-year-old son in custody on a ...

Brush fire breaks out in San Ramon

A vegetation fire broke out near Montbretia Way, a residential street in San Ramon, at about 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Hundreds in SF protest Trump’s ‘fascist’ child immigration policy

Hundreds of protesters descended on a block of San Francisco’s Financial District on Tuesday to protest the Trump administration’s policy of separating thousands of immigrant ...

SF Chinatown herb shop owner sold dangerous, unlicensed drugs, DA says

he owner of a San Francisco herb shop faces multiple felony charges after prosecutors say he funneled prescription and banned drugs through his Chinatown store. ...

Report alleges 'sexual servitude' at San Francisco-based 'orgasmic meditation' company

Former employees of OneTaste say the San Francisco-based wellness company encouraged them to spend thousands of dollars on orgasmic meditation classes and, in some cases, ...

BART service halted in Oakland after person struck by train

BART stopped all service early Monday afternoon between Lake Merritt and Fruitvale stations in Oakland after a person was struck by a train, authorities said. ...

10 Santa Rosa grass fires believed to be arson

Police and fire officials are investigating 10 small grass fires they believe were set by an arsonist in Santa Rosa late Saturday and early Sunday.

Animal rights protesters taunted with meat when they crash Martinez BBQ festival

Attendees at a Bay Area barbecue festival were not happy when protesters with the Berkeley-based animal rights group, Direct Action Everywhere, crashed the party.

Fremont man dies while scuba diving in Sonoma County

A 51-year-old man died Saturday afternoon during a diving incident in a cove off Salt Point State Park in Jenner, Sonoma County authorities said. The ...

Fatal motorcycle crash shuts down Lawrence Expressway in Santa Clara

A motorcyclist died in a crash Saturday evening in Santa Clara, shutting down all lanes of the Lawrence Expressway, police said. The expressway was closed ...

Oakland water main break shuts off supply to 100 homes

A water main from 1930 broke Saturday night in Oakland, shutting off the supply to roughly 100 nearby homes, officials said. The pipe rupture happened ...

Firefighters battling 32-acre fire in Lake County

Firefighters battled a 32-acre fire off of Rocky Creek Road at Morgan Valley Road in Lake County, officials said. Cal Fire officials reported the fire ...

Humboldt man charged with felony after 250 dead cows, some stacked 10-ft-high, discovered on ranch

Authorities leveled multiple felony and misdemeanor charges on a Humboldt County man after investigators discovered hundreds of dead livestock on his ranch.

James Dunn, a major force in Marin County theater, dies

Jim Dunn was a Korean War-bound Marine on a weekend pass when he happened to see Henry Fonda on stage in “Mister Roberts.” Dunn instantly ...

D.J. Fontana, longtime drummer for Elvis Presley, dies at 87

MEMPHIS — D.J. Fontana, a rock ’n’ roll pioneer who rose from strip joints in his native Shreveport, La., to the heights of musical history ...

Where London Breed stands on San Francisco’s biggest issues

Proposal to remove ‘Early Days’ statue in SF gets another chance

American Indians who want the city to remove a 124-year-old statue of a vaquero, a priest and a fallen Indian from its perch in Civic ...

« Previous PageNext Page »
Google+