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…

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes Fukushima region of Japan

An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck early Saturday off Japan’s east coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said…

Employee of 49er stadium contractor charged with theft

The general contractor of the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara said today that an employee of a subcontractor was arrested on suspicion of theft but that the case was apparently unrelated to the project

Police arrest five, seize nearly 600 pounds of marijuana

Napa police arrested five men in possession of nearly 600 pounds of marijuana as well as cash and guns at a residence in Santa Rosa on Wednesday

Family members sue over fatal Bay Area limo fire

Family members of the victims of a fatal Bay Area limousine fire have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against six different companies

SF: Ellis act evictions increase sixfold in six years


Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunk driver

Two people walking a dog were struck from behind and killed by a suspected drunken driver in Menlo Park…