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Man dies Saturday morning in San Jose freeway crash

A man died Saturday morning when his Honda veered off of Highway 680 in San Jose, crashing into a light pole and a tree. The ...

Those killed in 1942 on the cruiser San Francisco remembered in ceremony

The names of the fallen sailors rang out: Gandy. Garrett. Gastelum. Geronimo. A bell was struck in their honor. “For all the fallen at the ...

Herb Lee, SF’s first Chinese American police officer, dies

Herb Lee, the first Chinese American cop in San Francisco, thought the way to help a troubled kid was to take him fishing for striped ...

Noe Valley woman 1st to beat Ellis Act eviction through trial

A San Francisco woman appears to have made history as the first person to successfully fend off an Ellis Act eviction through a jury trial. ...

EBMUD joins in new round of water testing for lead at Oakland schools

In an effort to protect students and allay rising concerns of parents over the discovery of alarming levels of lead contamination in plumbing fixtures at ...

Rains good for ending wildfire danger, bad for toxic runoff in burn zones

The recent rain that put a welcome end to wildfire season in badly burned Northern California has a downside: toxic runoff. Though no major problems ...

Raiders stadium in Las Vegas would cost millions more with GOP tax plan

Las Vegas and the Raiders may have to pay millions more a year than expected for their new stadium if the Republican tax plan is ...

Arts organizations reopening after Wine Country fires

A month after massive fires tore through Wine Country, the arts organizations that experienced damage and closures have reopened to the public, including the Luther ...

Judge says SF State Jewish students haven’t shown evidence of university discrimination

A lawsuit by current and former Jewish students accusing San Francisco State University of fostering anti-Semitism suffered a setback Wednesday when a federal judge said ...

Special SF court gives military veterans a 2nd chance

Graduation came early this year, but a few years late in another sense, for some veterans in San Francisco on Wednesday. They gathered at the ...

Oakland police chief under fire for response to raid by federal agents

Oakland’s police chief is facing a complaint from a city commissioner and questions from City Council members over her department’s assistance in an immigration-related operation ...

Glitch may derail BART’s plan to put new cars into service by Thanksgiving

BART’s 10 new railcars failed to open their doors as designed during an inspection last week, prompting the state Public Utilities Commission to prohibit the ...

SF supervisors offer more changes to recreational cannabis legislation

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors inched closer to creating a legal framework for the sale of recreational cannabis on Tuesday. At a special meeting of ...

Voters to decide pot, rent control issues in low-key Tuesday election

A mellow off-year election could get an intriguing boost Tuesday when voters in two Bay Area cities consider marijuana taxation measures — but for those ...

Bear sighting reported in Monterey at Jacks Peak Park

Hikers reported seeing a black bear at Jacks Peak Park in Monterey on Monday.

70 pounds of methamphetamine seized in Noe Valley drug bust

A police raid on a residence in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco led to the arrest of one man and the seizure of ...

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff shares video of mountain lion, says it was outside his SF home

While most San Francisco residents would be frightened to spy a mountain lion casually crossing in front of their home, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff seemed ...

11% raises in SF schools contract would be among tops in state

Double-digit salary increases for San Francisco educators proposed under contract terms agreed to over the weekend are among the highest being offered in the state, ...

SF teachers reach tentative contract agreement with district

San Francisco Unified School District reached a tentative contract agreement with its teachers union Saturday, days before the union was scheduled to vote on whether ...

Beginning skaters venture out on the ice at Union Square Rink in SF

Maja and Maya Masagca, ages 5 and 9, stretched out their feet as an instructor tightened the laces on their ice skates. “I just want ...

Peaceful anti-Trump demonstration, march directed at Union Square shoppers

About 200 protesters of President Trump — joined by scores of police officers — held a noisy rally and march from Union Square on Saturday ...

UC Berkeley to tap academic funds to help bail out Memorial Stadium

Cash-strapped UC Berkeley will tap money for academic programs to help pay off a massive debt from the remodeling of Memorial Stadium, Chancellor Carol Christ ...

Schaaf’s appeal for Oaklanders to shelter homeless faces legal obstacles

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf intensified her call Friday for city residents to open their houses to homeless people — even as landlords said there would ...

Proposed bill would block utilities from passing wildfire costs to customers

Four California legislators on Monday said they plan to introduce a bill that would bar electric utilities from passing on to their customers the costs ...

Panel, unimpressed by visions, rejects bidders for Fillmore district revamp

The hole in the heart of lower Fillmore Street won’t be filled anytime soon. A city committee charged with selecting a buyer for the long-vacant ...

Oakland Mayor Schaaf discusses homeless plans as workers strike

As homelessness shows no sign of shrinking in Oakland, Mayor Libby Schaaf asked homeowners Thursday to open their doors to the unsheltered if they have ...

Wine Country fires destroyed 8,889 structures

The seven wildfires that swept across Northern California last month destroyed 8,889 structures, officials for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Thursday. ...

Pedestrian death on SF’s Sloat Blvd. underscores safety problem

A 45-year-old man was struck and killed by a car Tuesday night in San Francisco’s Sunset District, authorities said. The man was crossing the street ...

Kate Steinle killer’s rambling account: He fired at ‘sea animal,’ or stepped on the gun

Under police questioning hours after Kate Steinle was fatally shot on San Francisco’s Pier 14, the accused killer at one point said he had aimed ...

1 person wounded in downtown SF shooting

One person was injured in a shooting Wednesday during the evening commute in the heavily trafficked area of Market and Turk streets, police said. The ...

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