Google: Don’t be a “glasshole”

Google: don’t be a “glasshole”

House takes step toward ban on in-flight calls

Allowing airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight is asking for trouble, lawmakers said Tuesday as a House panel approved a bill to ban such calls…

Powerball estimated jackpot surges to $400M

Without a Powerball winner this weekend, the prize has climbed to $400 million, one of the largest in U.S. lottery history…

News photographer robbed in Oakland

Police are searching for suspects who robbed a news photographer at gunpoint while he was on assignment in West Oakland…

High-ranking official in corruption investigation

Zhu Zuoli, vice chairman of the Political Consultative Conference in Shaanxi, is under investigation for violations of party disciplines and laws…

Ai Weiwei says US artist wrong to smash his vase

Maximo Caminero was charged with criminal mischief after destroying a vase that was part of Ai’s exhibit at the Perez Art Museum Miami…

Reward for murders of Cypress family raised to $70,000

Reward for murders of Cypress family raised to $70,000…

China investigating Qualcomm, InterDigital

Regulators are investigating whether U.S. technology companies Qualcomm and InterDigital violated China’s anti-monopoly law…

Lyme disease more widespread in Bay Area

Bay Area ticks carry a second bacteria, previously undetected in the region, that can bring on flu-like symptoms in infected humans, such as…

SFO has busiest year due to growing international flights

A record-setting 45 million passengers passed through San Francisco International Airport in 2013, more than any other year in the airport’s history…

Victim of shooting expected to survive, suspect at large

Police in Oakland are investigating a shooting that occurred just blocks away from the police department…

SFO to HK flight hits turbulence, 12 injured

12 hurt as SFO to HK flight hits turbulence…

Video of Boeing jet’s turbulent landing goes viral

Video of Boeing jet landing in turbulance went viral…

Weather, computer outage cause flight delays

More than 600 flights are canceled and nearly 2,000 running late as a winter storm sweeps across the Northeast…

Sunnyvale: Man suspected of molesting 4 children

A Sunnyvale man has been arrested on suspicion of molesting four children between 1999 and 2005…

Oakland: Body found burning was woman in her 40′s

A body that was found burning in Oakland on Saturday night is believed to be that of a white woman in her mid- to late 40s…

Photo: SFO to HK flight hits turbulence

SFO to HK flight hits turbulence photo…

Xi Jinping meets honorary chairman of Taiwan’s ruling party

China’s leader Xi Jinping met with Kuomintang’s Honorary Chairman Lien Chan on Tuesday…

“Candy Crush Saga” maker King Digital plans IPO

The Irish maker of the blockbuster mobile game “Candy Crush Saga” will attempt to raise as much as $500 million in an initial public offering…

SF police search for gunman in downtown SF shooting

Police is searching for a gunman who shot at another man outside a crowded mall in San Francisco…

High-ranking Chinese official under investigation

China’s ruling Communist Party said Tuesday a vice governor of the southern island province of Hainan is under investigation for serious violations…

Alameda County deputies shoot, kill man at home

Sheriff’s officials in the San Francisco Bay Area say deputies shot and killed a man who attacked one of them with a baseball bat…

CHP officers killed in crash near Fresno had worked in Bay Area

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Two California Highway Patrol officers who were killed in a crash early this morning south of Fresno had both previously worked in the Bay Area…

Dongguan police chief fired after prostitution crackdown

Dongguan police chief Yan Xiaokang was fired following the prostitution crackdown last Sunday…

Gold iPhone for the rich in China

For 100 million RMB, you can buy yourself an iPhone made of gold in China…

Twenty-year veteran San Jose firefighter arrested

A San Jose firefighter was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possession and sales of drugs and the sexual abuse of a 17-year-old boy…

NY snowplow victim was nervous about storm

A pregnant woman killed by a mini-snowplow in New York City was nervous about going out in the storm before she was struck…

Richmond: Dead man found inside burglarized home

A grim discovery awaited police on Wednesday at the site of a reported home burglary in Richmond…

In China, Kerry talks NKorea, regional tensions

John Kerry said he had won a commitment from China to help bring a belligerent North Korea back to nuclear disarmament talks…

Conservation group offers ‘love calls of the wild’ cell phone ringtones

A Valentine memento of “Love Calls of the Wild” cellphone ringtones is being offered by a conservation group dedicated to protecting endangered species…