SF Bay Bridge closes as scheduled

Bay Bridge will begin to close on Wednesday at 8pm. Drivers are advised to plan ahead and get the latest traffic information on 511.org…

Nintendo cuts price of Wii U game console by $50

Nintendo is cutting the price of its Wii U video-game system as it braces for the fall release of new, competing consoles…

Old Bay Bridge to take three years to dismantle

The old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is closing for good Wednesday but won’t be disappearing from view…

Woman who gouged out eyes of Chinese boy sought

Police in China launched a massive search Wednesday for a woman accused of gouging out the eyes of a 6-year-old boy…

New $100 bill printing mishap

The US Treasury has a new $100 bill designed to stop counterfeiters, but printing problems are delaying its release…

San Jose approves foam food container ban

Plastic foam food containers may soon be a thing of the past in San Jose. The City Council voted 9-2 on Tuesday to ban them…

SF: 15-year-old boy robbed in Outer Mission

A 15-year-old boy was pushed to the ground and robbed in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood…

Two men killed in rollover crash identified

Two people who were killed in a crash in Burlingame on Monday have been identified…

Pleasanton: Masked gunman robs McDonald’s restaurant

Police are searching for a masked gunman who robbed a McDonald’s restaurant in Pleasanton…

Fairfield fire damages 15 homes, displaces 5 families

Five homes were all but destroyed and 10 more were damaged by a stubborn seven-alarm fire in Fairfield…

Fremont police warn of burglars who pose as city workers

Burglars are gaining access to residents’ homes by claiming to be animal control officers looking for poisonous snakes…

SF program will put cameras on police supervisors

San Francisco police supervisors will soon be wearing video cameras on their chests in the wake of controversial drug raids..

Danville: 17-year-old boy killed in vehicle collision

A 17-year-old boy died and two teen boys were injured when a vehicle struck a tree in Danville…

Palo Alto: Two men rob couple at gunpoint

Police are searching for two men who robbed a couple at gunpoint while they were mailing letters in the parking lot…

SF man robbed in pot grow house

A San Francisco man was robbed in a home invasion robbery near Silver Street Sunday morning…

Bill would let non-physicians perform abortions

A bill that would allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion…

Bay Area bike share starts Thursday

Thursday marks the start of the Bay Area Bike Share program, in which about 700 bicycles will be available for rent…

Teen suspected of stabbing pregnant girlfriend

A teenager suspected of stabbing his pregnant 16-year-old girlfriend in Antioch last week has been taken into custody…

Prosecutor urges ‘severe’ sentence for Bo Xilai

A prosecutor urged a Chinese court Monday to punish disgraced politician Bo Xilai with a severe sentence…

SSF Police seeks 2 suspects in home burglary

Police in South San Francisco are looking for a pair of suspects that burglarized a home early Saturday morning…

Oakland: Four people injured in shooting

Four people including a 12-year-old and an 8-year-old were injured in a shooting Sunday afternoon…

China’s Bo drops love triangle charge

Bo Xilai hinting at a love triangle involving his wife and former right hand man as he made last-ditch efforts to redeem his reputation…

Union city: Two men killed in shooting

Police in Union City are investigating a shooting that left two men dead early Sunday morning…

Chinese student group visits Bay Area for cultural exchange

A delegation of educators and middle school students from two premier schools in Xi’an visit the Bay Area…

Mysterious substance in SFMTA building sickens 30 people

An irritating substance caused breathing problems in more than 30 people and triggered the evacuation of a city building Friday afternoon…

Santa Cruz surfing teacher faces child sex charges

Prosecutors in Santa Cruz County have filed 28 criminal charges against a former surfing instructor in a child sex abuse…

Union City burglars posed as pest inspectors

Police say a pair of burglars duped two elderly people when one posed as a city pest inspector…

Three Bay Bridge toll lanes close this weekend

Several lanes at the span’s toll plaza in Oakland will be closed this weekend to make way for more FasTrak access…

Obama proposes new system for rating colleges

President Barack Obama is calling for a new government rating system for colleges that will judge schools on affordability…

SF man shot in back in Bayview District

A man was shot in the back in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Thursday night…