Gov. Brown appoints panel to investigate AC Transit labour dispute

Gov. Jerry Brown has temporarily averted an AC strike that could have started at midnight by beginning a process that could result in a 60-daycooling-off period…

More ‘yellow fever’ mosquitoes found in traps around menlo park

San Mateo County health officials are warning residents that the type of mosquito that can carry yellow fever has been found in several spots around Menlo Park.

Hostage suspect dies after struggle with police

A man who allegedly held two people against their will at a northeast Santa Rosa home died after an altercation with police early this morning…

Plane makes Oakland emergency landing; no injuries

Officials say an Alaska Airlines flight en route from San Jose to Honolulu was forced to make an emergency landing in Oakland…

Police find stolen car with kids safe in back seat

San Francisco police say two children, ages 1 and 3, are safe after taking a ride with a thief who stole a car with them in the back seat.

SF: Man arrested, tied to half-dozen cellphone store robberies

A man arrested for a robbery of a cellphone store in San Francisco earlier this month has been tied to five other similar robberies recently, a police spokeswoman said today.

Two daughters arrested for assaulting their mothers

Napa police arrested one woman for stabbing her mother and another woman for assaulting and threatening to kill her mother in separate incidents on Monday

BART union announces no strike on Wednesday

The San Francisco Bay Area’s main commuter rail line is up and running after a potential transit strike was averted for the third straight day.

Five robberies on UC Berkeley campus within a week

There have been five robberies or attempted robberies occurred in campus area since last Thursday. Three of them were armed-robberies…

Good samaritan pulls man from burning car

A man was critically injured in a car fire in Fremont on Sunday morning, and police are investigating the incident as a possible suicide attempt…