Commuters face 2nd morning without Bay Bridge

Commuters are facing a second day without the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, but again appear to be getting around the region without any major snarls…

SF Police officer arrested for alleged child molestation

A San Francisco police officer was arrested in Concord last week for alleged child molestation…

San Francisco Bay bike-share launches in 5 cities

Commuters fed up with traffic-clogged streets have a new option to get around the San Francisco Bay region: pedal power…

SF: Woman struck by big-rig in Bayview District

A woman was seriously injured when she was struck by a big-rig making a U-turn in San Francisco’s Bayview District…

Las Vegas casino seeks to evict raunchy nightclub

It says actors, some nearly naked, toss condoms into the crowd and simulate sex acts and bestiality on stage…

State raid nets 13 suspected abalone poachers

Thirteen people are under arrest on suspicion of being part of an abalone poaching network …

State media broadcasts arrest footage of Chinese blogger

CCTV has broadcasted the footage of the arrest of Chinese-American blogger Charles Xue…

Americans driving less as car culture wanes

Driving in America has stalled, leading researchers to ask: Is the national love affair with the automobile over…

Oakland study finds disproportionate black arrests

A study says black youths in Oakland are being arrested at disproportionate rates by Oakland and school district police…

Commuters turn to public transit during bridge closure

Many commuters who normally rely on the Bay Bridge to get to work are turning to BART and other public transit options…

Police release sketch of Union City burglary scam suspect

Police in Union City are seeking the public’s help identifying a burglary suspect who has posed as a city worker…

Toyota says new Prius, fuel cell car due in 2015

Toyota has two important vehicles coming in 2015: the next-generation Prius hybrid and the company’s first hydrogen fuel cell car…

Palo Alto: Caltrain service halted after train kills pedestrian

A person was hit and killed by a train on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto and service was halted in both directions…

Commuters face first morning without SF Bay Bridge

Commuters are facing their first morning without the workhouse San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge…

8-year-old US boy drives car; sister killed

An 8-year-old U.S. boy was driving his mother’s car when it crashed into a pole, killing his 6-year-old sister…

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…

Obama: Syrian gov’t behind chemical weapons attack

President Barack Obama says the U.S. has concluded that the Syrian government carried out a large-scale chemical weapons attack against civilians last week…

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…

Judge apologizes for comments in rape case

A Montana judge is apologizing for saying that a 14-year-old rape victim was “older than her chronological age,” and that she had as much control of the situation as the teacher who raped her…

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…

Calif. launches drone to scout for spot fires

The California National Guard is flying a drone above the huge wildfire on the northern edge of Yosemite National Park in an effort to get an early bead on spot blazes…

New $100 bill printing mishap

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

When to strike: Tense decisions for Obama on Syria

A successful vote Thursday in Britain’s Parliament would mark the start of short window that national security experts say could be the least worst time for Obama to act…

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…

Judge defends 30-day sentence for girl’s rape

A Montana judge who sentenced a former teacher to 30 days for raping a 14-year-old girl is standing by his comments that the girl was older than her “chronological age” when it came to sexual matters…

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…

US lays groundwork for possible Syria strike

U.S. officials are wrestling with what type of military strike in Syria might deter future chemical weapons attacks and trying to assess how President Bashar Assad would respond…