Photo Gallery: Mystery barges on both coasts

Three mysterious structures on the water in California and Maine have the tech world abuzz…

Jury awards $3.7M in SF firefighter lawsuit

A jury has awarded more than a dozen firefighters a total of $3.7 million in a case where the San Francisco Fire Department was accused of age discrimination.

Homeless advocates ‘sleep in’ at Dolores Park

Dozens of advocates for the city’s homeless population held a “sleep-in” at San Francisco’s Dolores Park on Monday night ahead of a Board of Supervisors vote on limiting park hours this afternoon.

Man enters plea in threat against CA. lawmaker

A Santa Clara engineer charged with threatening a state lawmaker has pleaded no contest to seven felony and three misdemeanor charges…

Fremont: drunk teen facing charges after killing passenger

A crash in Fremont Sunday involving three teens who had been drinking left the driver facing felony charges in the death of his passenger…

Santa Rosa traffic stop nets 105 lbs. of marijuana

An unlicensed driver was pulled over because he had tinted windows on his car in Santa Rosa Sunday morning…

San Francisco jumps into soda regulation debate

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a city supervisor is set to introduce a ballot measure that would levy a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on all sugar-sweetened beverages sold in the city…

Pedestrian killed, driver arrested on suspected DUI

A pedestrian was killed when a suspected drunken driver crashed into her this morning in San Jose, a police officer said.

Man arrested for stalking ex-wife

A 46-year-old Santa Cruz man has been arrested for allegedly stalking his ex-wife, police said.

Strong economy pushes rents way up

Strong economy pushes rent way up…