The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks prompted tens of thousands of Americans to join the U.S. military. For many in the Bay Area, however, it was an opportunity to enlist in the peace movement.
Click on the photo at right to see more on this story or scroll down to see an analysis on the two presidents whose terms have been shaped by the Sept. 11 attacks. Read More
With its implementation into the Bay Area’s seven biggest transit agencies, the Clipper card has recently set new usage marks among local passengers.
However, the one-stop regional fare still needs to be transitioned into 20 of the region’s smaller transit agencies, which collectively make up about 5percent of the Bay Area public transportation riders. Read More
Parking: San Francisco parking meters will be enforced on Monday, but residential parking permits and commute-hour tow away zones will not.Muni: Will operate on normal Sunday schedule. Buses and trains will start later and run less frequently.BART: Will operate on normal Sunday schedule. Trains will start running at 8 a.m. Also, parking permits and fees will not be required at BART lots. Read More
Family and friends of Michelle Le, who will be missing for three months Saturday, will release balloons at a Hayward park to mark the day for the missing nursing student, a family spokeswoman said.Le, 26, went missing on May 27 during a break from her clinical rotation at Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center on Sleeping Hollow Avenue. Read More
A 3.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the Bay Area for the second time in as many days, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The quake struck in the East Bay at 9:47 a.m., with its epicenter about three miles north-northeast of San Leandro and six miles east-southeast of Oakland and a depth of 5.7 miles. Read More
One man is dead and another man was hospitalized after what police believe are two separate shootings early this morning, an Oakland police officer said.At 12:06 a.m. officers received a report of gunshots heard in the 1800 block of 79th Ave. Officers found an unresponsive man and medical crews pronounced him dead at the scene, Officer J. Moore said.A few minutes later at 12:09 a.m. police found a man with a gunshot wound in the 5300 block of Foothill Blvd., Moore said. Read More
Juliana Pena spends every day of her young life fighting to keep it. The 2-year-old South San Francisco girl was diagnosed with neuroblastoma cancer in April. But thanks to family friend CoBlooded the Great, Juliana will have some help as she battles the deadly disease — and some music to enjoy. Bay Area hip-hop and rap artists will come together in early September to raise money for the toddler. Read More
James Mitchell, the heir to the Mitchell Brothers adult film business, was sentenced to 35 years to life this morning for killing his ex-girlfriend, Danielle Keller, and kidnapping their young daughter two years ago. Mitchell, 29, of Pittsburg, was convicted of bludgeoning Keller with an aluminum softball bat at her Diablo Court home in Novato on July 12, 2009, the child’s first birthday. Read More
Philadelphia folk-rocker Amos Lee lived in San Francisco for a while recently, just hung out at a friend’s apartment for several weeks and took in all of our fabulous sights while he was composing songs for his latest chart-topping “Mission Bell” release. Read More
Gas prices have been dropping the past few days in some parts of Northern California. San Francisco is not one of them.The City has seen a 3-cent per-gallon increase since last month for an average of $3.94. The average price has gone up 66 cents per gallon since this time last year, according to a numbers released by the Northern California region of AAA. Read More