US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog is investigating whether Tesla’s Model S electric car is vulnerable…

Couple, 7-year-old girl hurt by possible DUI driver

A couple and their 7-year-old daughter were seriously injured when a suspected drunken driver smashed into the back of their Ford Taurus in unincorporated Concord on Monday night

Man dies after gunfire exchange with deputies

A man died after exchanging gunfire with Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies at a Guerneville resort late Monday night, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

Santa Cruz boy and his puppy napping together

A puppy adopted from the Santa Cruz SPCA started taking naps with toddler Beau. The Santa Cruz mom Jessica Shyba…

Two men killed in separate shootings identified

San Jose police today released the names of two people killed in separate shootings in the city on Friday and Sunday.

Morgan Hill: elderly pedestrian fatality struck by vehicle

A vehicle fatally struck an elderly pedestrian on Friday evening in Morgan Hill, according to police….

Teen shot, killed in Hayward’s Centennial Park

A teen died after being shot near the baseball diamond of Hayward’s Centennial Park this afternoon, police said…

Light rain expected in the Bay Area

Rain is likely in the Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be in the 50s to mid 60s, with southerly winds up to 20 mph…

Bay Area man says Google Maps image shows slain son

A San Francisco Bay Area man says a Google Maps satellite image near a rail line shows the body …

SF proposes distribution fee on sugary drinks

Supervisor Eric Mar introduces a ballot measure to charge distributors 2 cents per ounce of soft drinks in fees…