Bride, 4 others die in limo fire on San Mateo bridge

A stretch limousine burst into flames on San Mateo bridge, trapping and killing five of the nine women, including a newlywed bride…

Two drown after canoe capsizes near Los Gatos

Two brothers drowned and their sister and brother survived after the siblings’ canoe capsized near Los Gatos…

East Palo Alto: Five injured in drive-by shooting

Five people were shot and injured at a bus stop near an East Palo Alto McDonalds restaurant in a drive-by shooting…

Bangladesh building collapse toll tops 645

The death toll from the country’s worst industrial disaster had reached 645…

Typhoid fever in SF restaurant worker

Department of Public Health issues alert for customers who ate at Nordstrom Café in Stonestown Galleria…

Wildfires, high temps prompt spare the air alert

Wildfires, high temperatures and light winds have caused air quality in Northern California to deteriorate…

US orders new visa reviews for arriving students

The Homeland Security Department ordered border agents “effective immediately” to verify that every international student…

Shiny dog bowl blamed In fire

A dog’s water bowl was being blamed for starting a fire at its owner’s Santa Rosa home…

SF: Man attacked by woman after drunken bender

A man was critically injured in an attack by a woman after the pair apparently drank and did drugs in his residence…

Technophobe Warren Buffett finally joins Twitter

Billionaire Warren Buffett is known for being reluctant to invest in technology companies, but he now has a Twitter account…

Homicide leads police to Oakland Chinatown

San Leandro police came to Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood Thursday to look for leads in the case of an Alameda man…

Union City: Teacher arrested for alleged sex acts on student

An elementary school teacher in Union City was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of molesting at least one student…

HK prosecutor outlines Yeung laundering case

The money-laundering trial against Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung began Friday…

Suspected bombers considered July 4 attack

The surviving suspected Boston bomber told interrogators that he and his brother considered setting off their bombs on July Fourth…

SF: Man stabbed while walking dog at park

A man walking his dog in San Francisco’s Duboce Park early Thursday morning was stabbed, police said…

Bad news: Calif. snowpack 17% of normal

California’s last snow survey of the season is bad news for the millions of state residents who rely on the snowpack for their water…

Shooting survivor creates life saving app

A survivor of the virginia tech massacre is hoping to make schools safer for students. She has developed a free app…

SF shooting leads to car chase, 2 arrested

Two shooting suspects have been detained and a third remains at large following a vehicle pursuit from San Francisco…

Wealthiest cities in the Bay Area

According to recent research, families earning a six-figure income in the US tend to congregate in a handful of cities, several of which are in the Bay Area…

Livermore: Traffic snarled on HWY 580 after fatal crash

All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore are closed Thursday morning because of a fatal crash…

Hayward: Elderly woman perishes in electrical fire

A one-alarm fire that killed a bedridden woman in a Hayward apartment Monday evening was sparked by an overloaded electrical outlet…

Bay Area growth pushes Calif. population near 38M

California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth…

Fremont: Man arrested after motel standoff

A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of auto theft after barricading himself inside a motel room in Fremont for more than three hours…

Yahoo maternity leave extended

Yahoo! is extending paid-leave benefits for new parents. New moms at Yahoo! can take as many as 16 weeks paid leave under the new policy…

Developers holding lotteries to sell properties

Housing demand has come roaring back. So much that some housing developers are holding lotteries to choose buyers…

SF: Backpacks banned at Bay to Breakers

The organizers of next month’s Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco have banned backpacks at the event…

Hong Kong ferry disaster report blasts Marine Department

An inquiry into the ferry disaster off Lamma Island in Hong Kong has highlighted the problematic practices of the Marine Department…

BART to enforce law barring problem passengers

BART will begin enforcing a new law that allows the transit agency to temporarily ban people who attack station agents…

Sichuan earthquake ruins Han dynasty relics

The magnitude-7.0 earthquake in Sichuan, China has ruined a lot of relics that were preserved from the Han Dynasty…

SF: Suspect injures officer while fleeing traffic stop

A San Francisco police officer was hospitalized after his leg was run over by a suspect who fled from a traffic stop…