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Evacuations ordered in Marin County, vegetation fire grows to 40 acres at Samuel P. Taylor State Park

A vegetation fire broke out in Samuel P. Taylor State Park in Marin County on Monday evening, burning 40 acres across difficult terrain and prompting ...

SF Muni bus veers across Lombard Street into store, driver critically injured

A veteran San Francisco Muni driver was hospitalized in critical condition and three passengers were injured after a bus veered left over the median of ...

Muni bus crashes into a building on Lombard Street, causing four injuries

A Muni bus crashed into a building on Lombard Street Monday morning, causing four injuries, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

Ron Dellums, late liberal icon, honored in Oakland music festival

More than a hundred people gathered Sunday for an Oakland music festival honoring Ron Dellums, the late congressman and former mayor who died July 30 ...

Hundreds ordered to shelter-in-place after officer involved shooting at Gilroy High stadium

An officer-involved shooting during a youth football tournament prompted a shelter-in-place warning at Gilroy High School’s football stadium.

Crack-inspecting drone crashes outside sinking Millennium Tower

A drone being used to inspect a cracked window in the famously sinking Millennium Tower crashed Saturday, according to a report, adding to the building’s ...

Thousands march in Rise for Climate demonstration in San Francisco

Thousands of climate justice advocates, community organizers and Bay Area residents took to the streets Saturday in a 2-mile march from Embarcadero Plaza to the ...

Oakland residents react to 'baby earthquake' that jolted part of East Bay

Oakland residents reacted to a magnitude 2.8 earthquake that jolted the East Bay on Saturday, Sept. 8. Some of those who felt the quake, which ...

Caltrans implodes last of the old Bay Bridge piers in Saturday blast.

The last remaining foundations of the eastern span of the old Bay Bridge were demolished Saturday, causing some traffic delays on the new bridge in ...

Firefighters control fire at San Leandro metal yard, find Tesla in burning pile

Firefighters are investigating whether a Tesla vehicle found in the middle of a pile of burning debris caused a San Leandro metal yard to engulf ...

Berkeley rejects SB35 application for Spenger’s lot development, again

The city of Berkeley said no, for a second and final time, to an attempt to use a contentious new state law to build a ...

Police arrest man in Berkeley stabbing of woman in her 70s

The man suspected of stabbing an elderly woman in Berkeley this week has been arrested in Pinole. Mark Edward Jekabson, 42, was apprehended Wednesday afternoon ...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop pays $145K for ‘misleading’ vaginal egg claims

Gwyneth Paltrow’s controversial lifestyle and wellness company, Goop, has agreed to refund some customers who purchased its vaginal eggs and pay out $145,000 in a ...

Pilot killed in Palo Alto plane crash IDed as volunteer who helped sick kids

The man who died in a plane crash in Palo Alto was flying a 16-year-old patient to the Peninsula to help her get surgery, a ...

Police ask public’s help to find man suspected of stabbing Berkeley woman

Berkeley police are seeking the public’s help as they search for a man they believe stabbed an elderly woman early Tuesday morning. The suspect is ...

Albany man who tricked promoters into believing he could line up Red Hot Chili Peppers gets 2 years in prison

Nearly seven years after he promised Eastern European concert promoters that he would send the Red Hot Chili Peppers their way, an Albany man has ...

Fire in Tahoe National Forest not as large as initially feared

Firefighters battling a blaze in a steep river canyon in Tahoe National Forest are counting on nine large air tankers and seven helicopters to halt ...

Patient dies on Dublin highway after jumping from ambulance

A woman being transported to a psychiatric hospital after attacking a police officer died Monday morning when she jumped out of an ambulance into highway ...

SF’s 17th annual Zine Fest places value on ideas, not money

Hundreds of writers who don’t care about making money came to San Francisco, where they didn’t. That’s how it goes when you publish your own ...

Downed Muni wire in San Francisco cleared

A Muni wire fell Sunday morning in San Francisco’s Oceanview neighborhood, officials said. San Francisco officials told motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area of ...

‘Unhealthy’ Labor Day smog forecast in Bay Area prompts air alert

Heavy smog from wildfires and Labor Day traffic is on tap for Monday in the Bay Area, prompting air quality officials to issue a Spare ...

Bay Area Labor Day transit schedules

Ten displaced, one seriously injured in apartment fire in San Francisco

One person is suffering from serious injuries and ten residents were displaced after a fire blazed at an apartment building near Golden Gate Park in ...

Smoke advisory issued: Air quality experts advise people to stay vigilant through Labor Day weekend

Beware of that cool sea breeze over Labor Day weekend; it could be carrying unwanted lung-ravaging soot particles from the north. The Bay Area Air ...

Man shoved, put in headlock on Muni declines to press charges

A man who was put in a headlock and shoved off a Muni train in San Francisco by two men declined to press charges, police ...

Missing woman, daughter from Canada found safe

A Montreal woman and her daughter who were reported missing while camping along the California coast were found safe on Thursday. Audrey Rodrigue, 29, and ...

BART riders face another Oakland track closure Labor Day weekend

BART riders must prepare for bus rides in the East Bay this holiday weekend as the transit system again shuts down service between West Oakland ...

Man suspected of DUI crashed directly into Fremont Police Department

It didn’t take long for Fremont police to catch a man suspected of driving under the influence on Thursday afternoon. He crashed directly into the ...

East Bay school investigates allegations that teacher used a racial slur

An East Bay teacher has been placed on administrative leave and students have staged a walkout to protest the teacher’s alleged use of a racial ...

Lawmakers kickstart development of BART parking lots into retail, housing

A bill to speed up the development of housing and retail on BART parking lots and other property is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, ...

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