Developers holding lotteries to sell properties

Housing demand has come roaring back. So much that some housing developers are holding lotteries to choose buyers…

NJ teacher to appeal firing for urinating in class

A New Jersey second-grade teacher will appeal his firing for insubordination and inappropriate behavior, including urinating in class…

Pushing Obama’s universal preschool plan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited a San Francisco preschool today to tout a proposal by President Barack Obama

SF: Backpacks banned at Bay to Breakers

The organizers of next month’s Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco have banned backpacks at the event…

US home prices rise by most in nearly 7 years

U.S. home prices rose in February compared with a year ago by the most in nearly seven years…

US investigates added caffeine in foods

Looking for a new way to get that jolt of caffeine energy? Food companies are betting snacks…

Small plane crashes after midair collision near LA

Officials say two small airplanes apparently collided in midair over Southern California mountains…

Virgin Galactic spaceship makes 1st powered flight

A spaceship bankrolled by British tycoon Sir Richard Branson made its first engine-powered flight…

Obama: Boston review designed to prevent attacks

President Barack Obama says a national security review following the Boston Marathon bombings will look at whether there is more the government can do to stop…

Three abalone divers killed in Sonoma County

A retired Pacifica firefighter and a San Francisco man died in separate incidents while diving for abalone