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Berkeley students create tool to estimate cost of GOP tax bill

Two grad students at the University of California-Berkeley have created a online calculator that estimates the cost of the tax plan recently passed by the ...

City officials say Oakland workers to strike Tuesday

Thousands of Oakland city workers are set to go on strike Tuesday unless further negotiations can stave it off, union officials said. Two labor unions ...

Wildlife experts hope plan to relocate Oakland herons will fly

The more than 250 herons that flock to Oakland every year to breed are in store for a feather-ruffling surprise when they return to their ...

Trump calls SF jury’s verdict in Kate Steinle case ‘disgraceful’

President Trump sounded off Thursday night on a San Francisco jury’s verdict in the Kate Steinle case, tweeting that the defendant’s acquittal on murder and ...

Delta residents vent about Jerry Brown’s twin tunnels water plan

WALNUT GROVE, Sacramento County — A throng of people, nearly 200 strong, came to this delta town Thursday, many of them wearing work boots and ...

Steinle case defense lawyer: Trump may need presumption of innocence, too

President Trump and other administration officials critical of a San Francisco jury’s acquittal of an undocumented Mexican immigrant in the killing of Kate Steinle should ...

In SF, Russian ambassador to US speaks of cooperation

In remarks alternately restrained and vividly frank, Anatoly Antonov, the new Russian ambassador to the United States, told a San Francisco crowd Wednesday that the ...

SF Chinatown tenants protest landlord they accuse of trying to push them out

More than 100 Chinatown tenants took to the streets Wednesday to protest what they characterize as the latest attempt by real estate speculators to drive ...

SF set to become first US city to price all metered parking based on demand

Surge pricing could be coming to every parking meter in San Francisco in 2018 under a plan being considered by the Municipal Transportation Agency. Under ...

Oakland officials say police shouldn’t assist federal immigration probes

Oakland’s elected leaders said Tuesday the city’s police should provide no assistance to federal immigration agents – even if the agents are working on a ...

Mother and baby hit by car in San Pablo

A car hit a woman pushing her 7-month-old baby in a stroller across a San Pablo street in Tuesday afternoon, leaving them both injured, police ...

Car stuck in Muni tunnel delays N-Judah line during evening commute

A car that got stuck in the Sunset Tunnel was expected to cause residual delays on the N-Judah Muni line through the evening commute, officials ...

San Jose lights 600 Christmas trees at once in attempt to set world record

The residents of San Jose have just experienced a holiday tradition that’s merry and extremely bright.

A month after going missing, Squishy the cat is found 80 miles away in SF

The Lathrop, Calif. owner of a cat named Squishy is overjoyed after she got word that her pet was alive and well — even though ...

Gas explosion rips through home in SF’s Bernal Heights

An explosion ripped through a residence in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco Monday morning, just as firefighters arrived on scene to investigate reports ...

Rain turns roadways deadly in Emeryville, Sausalito

A storm that moved through the region early Sunday caused havoc on Bay Area highways as multiple crashes and fatalities were reported. Showers started moving ...

Man dies after driving into Oakland Estuary

A man died Sunday after driving his van into the Oakland Estuary, authorities said. The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to the ...

Surfable waves hit Lake Tahoe as 50-mph winds blow into the area

High wind gusts that hit the Lake Tahoe area made for some spectacular-looking waves Sunday, attracting at least two brave surfers to its cold waters.

Driver killed in big rig wreck in Berkeley was 35-year-old Oakland man

A big rig driver who died after his truck hit an overpass pillar Friday on Interstate 80 in Berkeley was identified Saturday.

Oakland police lift shelter-in-place order near Lake Merritt

Officers from the Oakland Police Department have issued a shelter-in-place order for the 400 block of International Boulevard in Oakland.

Teenager killed in Thanksgiving crash was a Pleasanton resident

A 16-year-old girl who died early Thanksgiving morning in an alcohol-related car crash in Livermore was identified Saturday as Violet Agamau of Pleasanton. The teenager ...

Woman, daughter die in Calaveras County when vehicle slams into bear

A woman and her daughter died in Calaveras County on Thanksgiving evening when their Subaru Impreza ran into a bear in the road, officials said. ...

Driver dies after big-rig hits overpass pillar on I-80 in Berkeley

Four lanes of Interstate 80 in Berkeley were blocked Friday morning for about three hours after the driver of a semi truck hit an overpass ...

Sheriff: Fisherman attacked by shark in Monterey County

Sheriff’s deputies responded to an apparent shark attack in the waters near Stillwater Cove in Monterey County on Friday afternoon, officials said.

Colin Kaepernick makes surprise appearance at 'Unthanksgiving Day' on Alcatraz

Colin Kaepernick made a surprise appearance at the Alcatraz Indigenous People’s Sunrise Gathering on Thursday.

Food Bank volunteers offer their Thanksgiving holiday to feed the hungry

Graduate student Josephine Shatara spent part of her Thanksgiving with her aunt and cousin, sorting through donated cartons of pasta and wrapping them in 1-pound ...

Transit agencies reducing service for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving closures Transit schedules and other services Thursday.

For SF’s Old Mint’s future, historical society seeking ‘blue-sky ideas’

The tides of change that have transformed San Francisco have bypassed one of the city’s most venerable monuments — the Old Mint at Fifth and ...

Their home lost to the Tubbs Fire, Calistoga family rebounds with a little help

Once there were tubs full of Legos to play with. Bikes to pedal under the tall pine trees. Comfy beds to sleep in, and nothing ...

Other protected species eating food of orcas

SEATTLE — Booming populations of seals, sea lions and other marine mammals are eating so much chinook salmon, they may pose a bigger challenge to ...

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