USGS finds land sinking rapidly in Central Valley

A federal study has found land sinking more rapidly than usual because of increased water pumping from underground aquifers in the San Joaquin Valley, damaging vital water infrastructure.

3 killed as strong winds hit Northern California

Three people have been killed in Northern California as high winds knocked out power to thousands of residents in the region…

Chinese restaurant owner in Oakland is charged with 16 labor violations

Ji Li Zheng, the owner of a Chinese buffet in Oakland’s Fruitvale District has been charged in Alameda County Superior Court with 16 labor violations, including failing to pay minimum wages to his workers…

San Jose food bank needs 5,400 more turkeys

The Second Harvest Food Bank serving Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are only half way to its target of collecting 12,000 turkeys a week before Thanksgiving…

Bay Area scholar comments on next US Ambassador to China

Bay Area scholar comments on next US Ambassador to China

BART OKs deal without key provision

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit board has approved a tentative contract deal with two of its largest unions…

Police identify Santa Rosa teacher stabbed by student

Police identified the Santa Rosa high school teacher who was stabbed by a student with a mechanical pencil on Wednesday as 33-year-old Tyler Ahlborn.

Two men arrested after chase involving stolen utility truck

[;zh]兩男子開著一輛偷來的卡車與警車高速追逐,其間中了警方設下的釘板,輪胎爆破,後跳車逃脫,但難逃警方追捕,兩人終被繩之於法…Two men were arrested after a high-speed chase that began near the newly opened Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park early this morning, according to police.

Man shot in head during heated family argument

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred during a heated family argument at a south Vacaville home on Wednesday morning, a police sergeant said.

Three charged in CA college hate crime case

3 students at SJSU are facing misdemeanor hate-crime and battery charges after authorities say they harassed a black roommate…