Category: Bay Area

Civic leaders, protesters converge on SF for Global Climate Summit

Political leaders, representatives from businesses, nonprofits, and — of course — protesters from all over the world are set to…

1 week ago

Northern California wildfire smoke prompts Bay Area air quality advisory

Smoke from wildfires in Northern California prompted air quality officials to issue an advisory for the Bay Area on Sunday…

2 weeks ago

Santa Clara police shoot suspect after pursuit in San Jose

Santa Clara officers were involved in a shooting Sunday morning following the chase of a stolen car, police said. The…

2 weeks ago

‘Ghost Ship’ prosecutors no longer accepting plea deals in case

After an Alameda County Superior Court judge last week rejected a plea deal for the two defendants in the case…

1 month ago

Jury awards man $289M in Monsanto cancer trial

A Vallejo man with cancer was awarded $250 million in punitive damages today in a landmark lawsuit against herbicide manufacturer…

1 month ago

Construction worker on Twin Peaks tunnel project taken to trauma center

A construction worker on the Twin Peaks Tunnel Project was hit Friday by a steel beam and taken to a…

1 month ago

Ghost Ship victims’ families blast short jail terms in case

Family members and friends of the 36 people who died in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland in December…

1 month ago

Jurors weighing damages in Monsanto weed killer trial

A San Francisco Superior Court jury heard closing arguments Tuesday in the civil suit against pesticide manufacturer Monsanto, brought on…

1 month ago