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BART offers, then pulls back, promotion of cop in fatal Oakland shooting

The BART Police Department promoted an officer who fatally shot a man in January near the West Oakland Station, selecting him for a mentoring role ...

Corrections, March 30

Greyhound bus headline, March 28, Bay Area, D1 The headline incorrectly identified the federal agency targeting Greyhound buses for immigration searches. It is the U.S. ...

Jury says no wrongdoing when 2 S.F. officers fatally shot mentally ill man

A federal court jury has cleared two San Francisco police officers of wrongdoing for fatally shooting a mentally ill man in his home in December ...

75-year-old racer dies in crash at Sonoma Raceway

One person died after hitting a wall at over 100 mph at Sonoma Raceway on Wednesday night, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said. A 75-year-old ...

SF driver arrested in bizarre hit-and-run that killed 1, injured 4

A man was arrested Wednesday in San Francisco after a morning hit-and-run crash killed one person and injured four others in the Dogpatch neighborhood, police ...

Mayor Schaaf supports exclusive negotiating deal with Oakland A’s on ballpark sites

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said Wednesday she wants to enter into dual exclusive negotiating agreements with the A’s for two possible ballpark sites — the ...

Mexican immigrants stuck at Richmond jail sue U.S. over denial of bond hearings

Two Mexican citizens with families in the Bay Area who have been jailed in Richmond for more than six months sued the federal government Tuesday, ...

California Justice Dept. will review policing in Sacramento, joins probe in Stephon Clark case

SACRAMENTO — With tensions high and protests going strong nine days after the police killing of an unarmed African American man, state Attorney General Xavier ...

After a rough start, Obi the dog finds new purpose as Cal's bomb-sniffing K9

A tennis ball Lopez carries around with him contains the “fake smell of explosives,” as the article reads, so Obi knows what he’s looking for. ...

Plans, but little reassurance, to reduce California bridge suicides

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego-Coronado Bridge is among the deadliest spans in America for suicides. Only the Golden Gate Bridge has regularly seen more ...

Muni bus hits woman jaywalking Market Street, agency says

A Muni bus hit a woman crossing Market Street in San Francisco on Monday morning, officials said. The 5-Fulton bus was approaching the Fourth and ...

Tree falls on man during daughter's softball game in Alameda

The father of an Alameda high school student was seriously injured Friday night after a tree fell on him during his daughter’s softball game, a ...

Littlest runners off to good start in Oakland Marathon’s 7-and-younger race

Three hundred tiny legs lined up at Oakland’s annual running festival Sunday, ready to accomplish something much bigger than themselves. The participants in the Kids ...

Giants fans charged up about A’s parking assessment

Beer, barbecue and a win helped, but San Francisco Giants fans said they would not soon forget the indignities wrought upon them at the Bay ...

Officers' muted body cams in Sacramento shooting 'builds suspicion,' police chief says

Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn admitted the police officers’ muted body cameras in the aftermath of the shooting of Stephon Clark, who was unarmed, “builds ...

Thousands protest in Oakland, SF to demand an end to gun violence

At the microphone in downtown Oakland was 16-year-old Olive Blair, with a voice that boomed through the city and a message that echoed around the ...

Newark police investigating fatal shooting

Newark police Saturday were investigating what they believe to be a targeted shooting that left a man dead. A man was killed in Newark Friday ...

The most poignant, witty, moving signs at the SF 'March for Our Lives'

Signs at San Francisco’s march ranged from witty – “In my day, ‘I survived high school’ was figurative,” read one – to urgent – “Thoughts ...

Olly Wilson, composer who meshed African and Western classical music, dies

Olly Wilson, an adventurous composer who integrated African, African American and electronic rhythms, riffs and sounds into Western classical music conventions, died March 12 in ...

Driver of incinerated Tesla dies after violent Highway 101 crash

Only the charred back half of a Tesla remained intact Friday morning on Highway 101 near Mountain View after the vehicle crashed into a carpool ...

SF State faculty, staff face rent hikes; retired professors to be evicted

The steps up to Sarah Johnson’s apartment are decorated with sand dollars that she collects, often on walks with her grandson. Inside, light streams into ...

Senators ask for probe into ICE spokesman’s resignation

California’s U.S. senators and several Democratic colleagues called Thursday for an investigation into the resignation of a federal immigration agency spokesman who quit after a ...

Buses may replace BART’s early morning trains during Transbay Tube retrofit

BART’s earliest morning riders will have to take buses to work instead of trains for as long as 3½ years while the agency makes the ...

Designs rolled out for Golden Gate Bridge’s future toll-taking structure

Mess with the Golden Gate Bridge, one of the most prominent symbols of San Francisco, the Bay Area and California, and you’re apt to kick ...

2 SF supervisors ask if mayor has conflict of interest in police union talks

Two city supervisors — including mayoral candidate London Breed — and dozens of members of the public raised questions Wednesday about whether Mayor Mark Farrell ...

Shootout near Geneva and Mission leaves SF police officer, 5 others wounded

A San Francisco police officer and five others, including a male juvenile, were wounded in a wild shootout inside a barber shop Wednesday afternoon near ...

‘Rosie the Riveters’ tell their historic stories in Richmond

The first time Kay Morrison tried to get wartime work, in February 1942, she went down to the boilermakers’ union headquarters in San Francisco and ...

'It was truly a blessing': Car crash leads doctors to discover tumor in Sacramento woman's brain

A car accident led doctors to a brain tumor the length of an index finger that had been growing in a Sacramento woman’s brain for ...

San Mateo County absentee ballot for blind could be model for state

A settlement allowing blind and other sight-impaired voters to cast computer-assisted absentee ballots in San Mateo County should be a model for all counties in ...

BART suffers systemwide delays after balloon hits third rail

A balloon blew up the morning commute for thousands of BART riders across the Bay Area on Tuesday morning. A little before 7 a.m., a ...

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