Bay Area News

SF man dies in hang gliding crash off Pacifica

Christopher Carillo, 44, landed in the ocean but was unable to make it to shore

 

Ship strikes likely cause of recent gray whale deaths

A gray whale that recently stranded in Pacifica was likely struck by a ship, scientists at The Marine Mammal Center confirmed Friday.

 

Cow Palace board votes to end gun shows

Contract with organizers to end in 2020, will not be renewed

 

Runway repairs cause flight delays at SFO

A pavement depression found on a runway at San Francisco International Airport…

Person killed on Caltrain tracks in San Mateo

Service stopped at Hillsdale Station in both directions

Bridge toll lawsuit imperils funds for SF Bay hovercraft study

A lawsuit to halt Bay Area bridge toll increases could also torpedo…

UPDATED: Service resumes but some delays persist after death on BART tracks at El Cerrito del Norte Station

The Contra Costa County coroner’s office is investigating a death that occurred…

Bay Area parents, Hollywood actress agree to plead guilty in college admissions scheme

Consultant William “Rick” Singer helped falsify college entrance exam results, bribe coaches

More rain coming to the Bay Area

Rain will return to the Bay Area Thursday and become more widespread Friday, according to the National Weather Service

BART’s first Latino chief of police will retire next month

Carlos Rojas, BART’s first Latino chief of police, will retire May 6th,…

UPDATE: Teen arrested in fatal West Oakland BART parking lot shooting

Officials said it was unclear if the victim was a BART rider

Person killed on Caltrain tracks in San Mateo

The death is transit agency’s third fatality of 2019

Oikos University shooter dies in prison

One Goh was sentenced in 2017 to seven consecutive terms of life in prison for the Oakland attack

Family confirms body found at Fort Funston is that of woman buried in landslide

Discovery more than a month after disappearance is ‘bittersweet news’

SF, Oakland appeal for reinstatement of climate change lawsuits against oil companies

The cities of San Francisco and Oakland have asked a federal appeals…

Thasher Magazine editor Jake Phelps dies at 56

Jake Phelps, editor of the San Francisco-based Thrasher Magazine, has died, according…

Fire Commission urges Breed to bolster cliffside safety

Almost two years ago San Francisco Fire Commissioner Joe Alioto-Veronese was eating…

‘Ineffective, irreversible and immoral:’ Gavin Newsom gives 737 death row inmates a reprieve

Gov. Gavin Newsom put a moratorium on the death penalty in California…

SF to start permitting cannabis smoking, sales at events — but not in time for this year’s 420

Smoking and selling cannabis at San Francisco events have gone hand-in-hand for…