CHP officers shoot, kill suspect in East Oakland

A man died after being shot by California Highway Patrol officers during a foot pursuit in East Oakland Tuesday night in the second CHP officer-involved shooting of the day…

SJ burglary suspect arrested after police standoff

An hours-long police standoff involving a suspected burglar who attacked three officers near San Jose City College this morning ended when the suspect was taken into custody early this afternoon…

Sochi forces hunt for 3 potential suicide bombers

Russian security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi…

CHP officers shoot, kill driver after chase through city streets

California Highway Patrol officers shot and killed a driver in Oakland early this morning when he allegedly approached them with a firearm…

El Cerrito house fire

El Cerrito house fire…

Two abbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise…

Santa Cruz plans for water rationing

Santa Cruz plans for water rationing…

Sonoma Co. 3.6 earthquake strikes near the Geysers

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 was recorded near The Geysers in Sonoma County early this morning…

SF Mayor Ed Lee calls for 30k new housing units in State of the City address

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today gave his annual State of the City address and laid out a plan to create 30,000 new and rehabilitated homes in the city by 2020…

Jerry Brown has declared drought emergency

Federal officials have designated portions of 11 western and central states as primary natural disaster areas because of a drought…

Asians Americans are the thinnest ethnic group

Asians Americans are the thinnest ethnic group…

Starbucks app leaves passwords vulnerable

People who use the Starbucks mobile app should be on alert… that’s according to a research report that says the app leaves customers’ passwords open to attack…

Consumers warned of fake Target emails

Consumers warned of fake Target emails…

Neiman Marcus offers update on credit card breach

Neiman Marcus says customers’ Social Security numbers and birthdates to its knowledge were not stolen in a security breach…

SF: New stamp celebrates Lunar New Year

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined postal officials today to unveil a new stamp by the U.S. Postal Service to celebrate the Lunar New Year…

SF to end Sunday parking meter fees

SF to end Sunday parking meter fees…

San Jose arson suspect in custody

Police announced tonight the arrest of a man suspected to be responsible for a series of up to a dozen fires in downtown San Jose since last week.

Police detonate bomb causing loud explosion, fire in SF Sunset district

San Francisco police detonated a bomb found in the city’s Sunset District tonight causing an explosion heard for blocks…

Google builds a ‘Nest’ for future smart homes

When our Internet-connected gadgets and home appliances all learn to talk to each other, Google wants to be at the center of the conversation…

Sears and Kmart recall Kenmore oscillating fan heaters

Sears and Kmart recall Kenmore oscillating fan heaters…

4.4-magnitude earthquake rattles Los Angeles area

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck 3 miles north of Fontana at 1:35 a.m. Wednesday…

Half of CA is under drought to exceptional drought

Half of CA is under drought to exceptional drought…

Boeing confirms new 787 battery incident

Boeing is confirming an incident with a battery on a Japan Airlines 787, in a reminder of the problems that grounded the plane for three months last year…

Red-flag fire hazard, dry conditions and high winds

With warm temperatures forecasted for the Bay Area the National Weather Service issued a red-flag warning in the North Bay and East Bay hills…

Bart to build new station entrance canopy

The BART Board of Directors voted to move forward with a pilot project to install a canopy enclosure over the street level escalator entrance to 19th Street Station in downtown Oakland…

Bart’s largest union approves labor contract ending 9 months of tense negotiations

Members of BART’s largest labor union voted today to approve a contract agreement ending nine months of labor strife that included two short strikes…

Mayor gets piece of NYC’s mind on pizza etiquette

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio got a bit of a scandal on his hands, once he put his fork down: how to eat a slice of pizza…

Happy in Hong Kong

Happy in Hong Kong…

Flu widespread in California; 7 deaths confirmed

California health officials say seven people have died from the flu so far this season, and more people are ending up in the hospital than expected…

SF Chronicle: Fire truck was warned of Ye Mengyuan

SF Chronicle: fire truck was warned of Ye Mengyuan …