Villaraigosa in the fight of his political life as primary election for California governor nears

LOS ANGELES — Antonio Villaraigosa, whose meteoric rise in California politics was viewed as the embodiment of burgeoning Latino political…

6 months ago

Sex workers protest Amy Schumer for support of SESTA/FOSTA laws

Sex workers rallied in Oakland and San Francisco today in protest of recent federal legislation intended to curb sex trafficking…

6 months ago

Oakland church flirts with unusual social experiment: to never call police again

OAKLAND —  Standing on the front steps of First Congregational Church of Oakland in late April, Nichola Torbett issued a…

6 months ago

San Francisco Giants Notebook: Brandon Belt to miss up to three weeks after appendectomy, Hunter Pence returns, Gregor Blanco to be outrighted

AT&T PARK -- San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt will likely miss up to the next three weeks after…

6 months ago

Violence flares in Kashmir after protester is run over and killed by Indian paramilitary vehicle

MUMBAI, India — Indian forces fired tear gas Saturday at a funeral march for a man who was killed after…

6 months ago

Oakland Athletics: Late homer off Yusmeiro Petit erases A’s four-run comeback

The Oakland Athletics managed to erase an early four-run deficit on Saturday afternoon, but some rotten luck and a late…

6 months ago

Trump and Kim want ‘denuclearization’ but disagree on what that means

WASHINGTON –– President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un say they have the same goal — denuclearization…

6 months ago

Golden State Warriors: Klay Thompson questionable for Game 2 of NBA Finals

OAKLAND -- Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson limped to the podium at Oracle Arena on Saturday, 28 hours before…

6 months ago