Bicyclist struck, killed by truck in SF

Police say a 30-year-old woman has died after being hit by a truck while riding her bicycle in San Francisco…

ID required to purchase nail polish remover

CVS stores across California are requiring customers who buy nail polish remover to be at least 18 years old…

China zoo has fake lion

A zoo in the central China city of Luohe attempted to pass off a Tibetan mastiff as a lion…

San Jose woman arrested for posing as nurse

A woman who impersonated a nurse at a San Jose hospital was arrested on Friday…

Livermore: Female teacher gets jail time for sex with student

A female former Livermore high school teacher was sentenced to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a male student…

Typhoon shuts down Hong Kong, lands in China

Helicopter search and rescue teams from Hong Kong and Guangdong province rescued 21 crew members…

Major BART delays reported in Transbay Tube

A San Francisco-bound BART train has become disabled in the Transbay Tube, causing major BART delays Wednesday morning…

Palo Alto: Armed suspects steal laptop, wallet from man

Police in Palo Alto are searching for two suspects who robbed a man at gunpoint in a residential neighborhood on Monday night…

Pedestrian killed at SJ City College construction site

A pedestrian was killed when a front loader backed up onto a walkway at a construction site…

Fairfield: Man drowns dog in pond outside City Hall

A man drowned his father’s dog in a pond outside Fairfield City Hall Monday morning…

East Palo Alto woman found dead

A woman’s body was found at an East Palo Alto apartment and police are investigating the death as a homicide…

Sichuan police deputy head investigated for graft

Sichuan deputy police chief Liu Xiaohui is the latest high ranking official in China being investigated for corruption…

Report says Twitter prepares to file IPO

USA Today reports that Twitter appears to be preparing an IPO that could happen in early 2014…

Diner given wrong credit card goes on shopping spree

A woman who was handed the wrong credit card by the waitress was arrested after she took the card and went shopping…

San Mateo: Man arrested for stabbing family member

An elderly woman was found stabbed outside a San Mateo apartment Monday afternoon and a man was taken into custody…

Hayward City employees strike for better contracts

City workers in Hayward are launching a three-day strike and rally beginning Tuesday morning…

Fremont: Two injured in drive-by shooting

Two people were injured in a shooting in Fremont on Saturday night…

31-pound cat’s weight-loss program

A 31-pound cat is joining the battle of the bulge. The cat has been ordered by vets to lose weight or put his health at risk…

South Bay man killed in party van crash

A man was killed when a party van crashed on northbound Interstate Highway 280 near Portola Valley…

Photo: Taiwan’s President visits New York

Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou has arrived in New York on a transit stop en route to a diplomatic tour in Paraguay…

Sunnyvale: 3 coworkers win $300k Powerball prize

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A South Bay woman and her two coworkers won nearly $300,000 after pooling their money to buy 30 Powerball lottery tickets…

Former premier Zhu Rongji publishes new book

China’s former premier Zhu Rongji has published a new book about his tenure as mayor of Shanghai…

California STAR test security breach

California has flagged 242 schools for security breach involving students posting photos of STAR test on social media sites…

Oprah Winfrey ‘Victim Of Racism’ in Swiss shop

Billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey says she ran into Swiss racism when a clerk at a pricey Zurich boutique…

SF: Woman robbed at knifepoint in Haight-Ashbury

A 68-year-old woman had her purse stolen at knifepoint in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood on Sunday morning…

Police warn of Lake Tahoe vacation rental scam

Police say an Internet scam is targeting people seeking vacation rentals near Lake Tahoe…

Mountain View: ‘Blind date’ robbers lured victims online

Three teenagers arrested Thursday allegedly lured victims on blind dates to rob them, police said…

San Jose: Two teenagers killed in crash

Two teenagers were killed in San Jose late Saturday night when a car they were in crashed into a tree…

Person with rifle prompts lockdown at Skyline College

Skyline College in San Bruno is on lockdown because of a report of a person with a gun in the area…

Photo Gallery: Powerball winner claims jackpot

Paul White from Minneapolis suburb has come forward to claim one-third of a $448 million Powerball jackpot…