Reusable bag ordinance goes to vote in Redwood City

Shoppers may soon be forced to carry a reusable bag or cough up a dime to pay for a single-use paper bag when they shop in Redwood City…

Preliminary hearing begins for man accused of girlfriend’s 1999 murder

More than a decade after a missing Pinole woman’s body turned up in the Nevada desert, a preliminary hearing began in Richmond today for the man accused of killing her…

Feathers to fly at SF Valentine’s day pillow fight

Hundreds of people are expected to come out to San Francisco this evening to commemorate Valentine’s Day with a pillow fight…

Bay Bridge opening celebration billed at $5.6m

The BATA Oversight Committee unanimously approved a $5.6 million contract to organize private-public funded events at the opening of the bridge…

East Bay school shut down to investigate fatal shooting

An elementary school near San Leandro is closed Thursday as sheriff’s deputies investigate the fatal shooting of a young man on the campus…

Jinghua Wu’s former coworker testifies in court

Jinghua Wu’s former coworker testifies about Wu’s mental state when they worked at the same company between 2002 and 2004…

SF Chinatown restaurant pays $525K in back wages

A San Francisco restaurant in Chinatown is paying $525,000 in back wages and penalties for forcing employees to work long hours…

San Jose man charged with killing his girlfriend

San Jose man charged with allegedly killing his girlfriend testified in court…

China National Orchestra at Stanford

China National Orchestra holds a concert at Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall to celebrate Chinese New Year…

BART to raise fares by 5.2% next year

BART will raise fares by 5.2% next year…