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Detained UC Berkeley student returns to Bay Area

The UC Berkeley student who was detained Dec. 30 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement returned to the Bay Area on Sunday night. About a dozen supporters greeted Luis Mora, a junior political science student, after he returned to Oakland International Airport. Show More Summary

2 natural foods markets in Cole Valley, Outer Richmond to close

Two natural-foods markets in Cole Valley and the Outer Richmond are holding clearance sales before they permanently close.

Dog flu confirmed in San Francisco, according to SPCA

The flu isn't just menacing humans in the Bay Area, the canine world is also battling its own instances of the flu.

Several Monterey Co. beaches close after a 4.9 million gallon sewage leak

Monterey One Water says as much as 4.9 million gallons of wastewater spilled into the Monterey Bay.

Showers expected to move into Bay Area

Rain is forecast to reach San Francisco by Sunday night, providing some relief from a winter that so far has been drier than normal. A cold front moving south to the Bay Area from Seattle should reach San Francisco by about 9 p.m., bringing...Show More Summary

A peek inside vintage California grocery stores of years gone by

The prices are enough to make you nostalgic: the "finest Eastern hams" for 54 cents a pound and "golden ripe bananas" at two pounds for 29 cents.

Retirees might want to move to California, but only if they can afford it

Planning your retirement means making plenty of financial decisions before you reach your goals, but it can also lead to another big question: Where will you live after retirement?

Pleasanton schools, police seek to ban foam dart game Assassin

When the Pleasanton Police Department converged all available units toward an armed robbery call last January, the presumed crime was not the heist they were expecting. The weapons were Nerf guns. The robbers peeking into the windows were teenagers. Show More Summary

Condominium fire kills woman in Martinez

One woman died in a fire that erupted in a Martinez condominium Saturday morning. The blaze started at around 7:20 a.m. on Farm Lane, said Contra Costa Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Robert Marshall. It was under control within...Show More Summary

The wokest dogs at the San Francisco Women's March

Lots of people brought furry friends along to the San Francisco Women's March on Saturday.

The funniest and most memorable signs from the SF Women's March

One six-and-a-half-year-old girl wore a sign around her neck that said simply "DON'T PISS ME OFF."

Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak at 'Black Panther' screening in Oakland

The acclaimed author recently wrote a series of 'Black Panther' comics for Marvel.

Bay Area women march to oppose Trump and his policies

Scores of pink knit hats came out of storage and went back on top of heads as about 1,000 protesters got the Women’s March got off to a loud and lively start in downtown Oakland. It was one of dozens of marches around the U.S. and the...Show More Summary

Rain expected in Bay Area on Sunday

Rain is in the forecast for Sunday as part of a storm system moving into the Bay Area. Saturday should be dry, with highs in the mid- to upper-50s in San Francisco. Rain is expected to start Sunday afternoon and should continue intoShow More Summary

Understanding Russian propaganda and other unique classes coming to the Bay Area

Russia is watching you. This is the basic message a Russian writer is currently trying to impart to Bay Area residents through a unique workshop series focused on Russia's controversial "cyber war" against the United States.

Here’s what shuts down in a government shutdown

Congressional authorization for federal spending for many nonessential services expires at midnight EST Friday. Here is how a partial shutdown would affect government services: •National parks: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Point...Show More Summary

BART’s new trains a first-time hit with passengers

BART rolled out its long-awaited new rail cars Friday, surprising unsuspecting riders accustomed to the tired old ones, which the transit system now refers to as its “legacy cars.” The passengers pronounced the new cars a big improvement. They...Show More Summary

California flu deaths rise to 74, a huge increase over a year earlier

The number of Californians who have died from the flu has risen to 74 as of the second week of January — five times the number seen at this point last year, according to figures released by state health officials Friday. Thirty-two people...Show More Summary

Allegedly passed out drunk on Bay Bridge, Tesla driver claims car was on 'autopilot'

An inebriated man arrested while behind the wheel of a Tesla on the Bay Bridge last Saturday told police officers that he had the car on "autopilot."

Stephen Curry teams with Colin Kaepernick to donate $20K to United Playaz

Colin Kaepernick and Stephen Curry on Friday each donated $10,000 to United Playaz, a San Francisco-based violence prevention and youth development organization. Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who in 2016 kneeled...Show More Summary

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