Ken Ackerman, whose classic, stentorian radio announcer’s voice graced Bay Area airwaves for more than five decades, has died. Mr. Ackerman is best remembered as the soothing announcer on the overnight music program “Music ’Til Dawn” on KCBS. Mr. Show More Summary
Bay Area political events: Guns, LGBT rights Political events Elizabeth Warren event: A conversation with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon St. in San Francisco. The...Show More Summary
Los Gatos High School administrators are responding after reports of two racist prom invitations to the May 13 dance have come to light.
A 10-year-old boy from San Francisco was treated for minor injuries Saturday after getting ejected from a three-story waterslide at the new East Bay water park called The Wave. [ more › ]
The parents of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick were in a boating accident Friday evening at Pine Flat Lake in Fresno County, injuring Kalanick's father, and tragically killing his mother. [ more › ]
The sub-adult female had been identified in a database as one that was first spotted off the California coast in 1999. [ more › ]
Trash dumped, Dolores Park industry, Carnaval parade. [ more › ]
A 10-year-old boy was injured Saturday after flying off a three-story slide on opening day for a Dublin city water park, officials said. The boy, whose name was not released, sustained scraped and other minor injuries and appeared to...Show More Summary
Lois Holmes sat with her back facing the bay, her oversized round sunglasses shielding her eyes from the occasional streaks of sunlight that peeked through the blanket of clouds on Treasure Island. Food trucks with Indian street food,...Show More Summary
Firefighters battle blaze at storage unit facility Firefighters battled a blaze at a storage unit facility in Fremont overnight, officials said Saturday. The fire, which was reported at around 8:30 p.m. Friday, hit a storage unit facility on the 45200 block of Industrial Drive, said Richard Dickinson, a battalion chief with the Fremont Fire Department.
Acclaimed fiction writer, poet, and playwright Denis Johnson, most famous for his short story collection Jesus' Son, died at his home in Sea Ranch, California. The cause was cancer. [ more › ]
Dave Grohl and co. played a surprise show Friday night ahead of their headlining appearance at BottleRock on Sunday. [ more › ]
Three men tried to intervene as a man was yelling slurs and biased speech, in particular at two women who appeared to be Muslim, and two of them were fatally stabbed. [ more › ]
Nextdoor-lovin' VC, Deadly cheese sourced, injured goats recover. [ more › ]
A slew of flight delays hit San Francisco International Airport early Saturday as runway construction resumed this holiday weekend, officials said. [...] travelers headed to the airport were advised to stay in contact with their airline. “We always recommend contacting the airline prior to coming to the airport,” Miyaki said.
Bay Area political events: Political events A roundup of upcoming events: Elizabeth Warren event: A conversation with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon St. in San...Show More Summary
A 26-year-old Mountain View man was arraigned on child pornography and cyberstalking charges after hacking a 16-year-old girl’s Facebook account and posting explicit pictures of her after she ended a relationship with him, prosecutors...Show More Summary
BART police are seeking the public’s help in the search for a man believed to have groped a woman on a Warm Springs bound train this week, the agency said Friday. The assailant, estimated to be about 5 feet 8 inches tall and in his early...Show More Summary
A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a 2014 shooting death in Sunnyvale, police said Thursday. Investigators believe the motive for the shooting was gang-related, Capt. Shawn Ahearn said in a statement. Police announced that they were offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Castro’s killer on Feb. 23.
“I’m helping to organize this protected bike lane because clearly our city officials lack the political will to do this, and it’s only by putting our bodies on the line that we’re going to show that this is an important issue,” saidShow More Summary