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One person was killed when a fire erupted in a top-floor unit of four-story Oakland apartment complex early Wednesday, fire officials said. Oakland firefighters were called out shortly before 4 a.m. to the blaze at the apartment building...Show More Summary
It doesn't matter whether you're texting, Google-mapping, Waze-ing or Periscoping-ing: if you use your phone while you're driving, your chances of a collision go up 20-fold. But 88% of us do it anyway.
As a 33-year-old mother of two, Jaclyn Baxter took the mail-in DNA test primarily to learn about her genetic health risks. On a Sunday in March, she spit into a test tube and sent the sample to 23andMe, a genetic testing firm based in Mountain View, California. Show More Summary
Felony arraignments of in-custody inmates that had been moved to a new Dublin courthouse will be headed back to Oakland after a coalition spearheaded by the Alameda County public defender fought the move, officials said Tuesday. Public...Show More Summary
City leaders are considering a proposal to close Twin Peaks at night, multiple media outlets report.
A 6,000-square-foot rooftop park in Chinatown will finally be open early next month, the Recreation and Park Department announced this week. Rooftop Park, as it’s being called, was nearly 15 years in the planning. The park, which sits atop the 500 Pine Street building on Quincy Street between California and Pine Streets, connects to St. Show More Summary
California’s biggest agricultural water supplier said Tuesday that it’s not ready to spend money on Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed delta-tunnels plan, a decision that could threaten the future of the $17 billion project. The Westlands Water...Show More Summary
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors made it clear Tuesday it no longer wants the plaza at the foot of Market Street to be named for Justin Herman, the city’s longtime redevelopment chief who is widely blamed for bulldozing the Western...Show More Summary
San Francisco’s ground-breaking effort to curb soda consumption by requiring health warnings in display ads hit a judicial wall Tuesday when a federal appeals court barred enforcement, saying the messages were one-sided and would violate advertisers’ freedom of speech. Show More Summary
Political events in the Bay Area Wednesday Town hall: Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Fremont, holds a town hall at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ohlone Community College’s Jackson Theater, 43600 Mission Blvd. in Fremont. Information: http://bit.ly/2jGzAGS. Saturday Peace...Show More Summary
Battalion Chief Terry Smerdel spent more than a quarter century with the San Francisco Fire Department — longer than some of the rookie firefighters who saluted him at his funeral Tuesday have been alive. The 59-year-old Smerdel, who...Show More Summary
The new owner of the mothballed Potrero Power Plant on San Francisco’s central waterfront has submitted a plan to build more than 1,800 residential units on the 21- acre property, a number that could jump to nearly 2,700 homes if the...Show More Summary
A Stanford University researcher is among two inaugural winners of the biggest prize in education circles, receiving nearly $4 million for her research on the ability to learn. Carol Dweck, a psychology professor, was named as one of...Show More Summary
The National Weather Service released a beach hazard statement for the coast between Sonoma to Monterey counties for Wednesday through Thursday at 8 p.m.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed Grateful Dead co-founder and guitarist Bob Weir as its newest Goodwill Ambassador, the agency announced by press release Sunday.
A pedestrian who wandered onto Interstate 80 in San Francisco was struck and killed early Tuesday when he walked into the path of a Porsche sports car near the Fourth Street exit ramp, the California Highway Patrol said. Officials received...Show More Summary
Los Angeles was jolted by a small earthquake that rattled nerves and got people talking on social media, but didn't cause any major damage.
San Francisco software engineer Katie Hempenius was curious about which street corners foster the narcotics trade in the city, so she created heat maps based on SFPD data regarding drug-related incidents.
Just months after Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to shore up California’s water system with two giant tunnels won key approval from regulators, the $17 billion project is running into potential financial problems. The dozens of agencies that...Show More Summary
The flow of Bay Area traffic keeps getting slower and slower, but the commuters’ worst quagmires remain frustratingly unchanged, according to a report released Monday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Delays caused by congestion...Show More Summary