Bay Area News

Man found dead in apparent homicide off Skyline Boulevard

A San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy found a dead man lying on…

 

Google to invest $1B, repurpose land for housing development

Company CEO announced plans in blog post Tuesday

 

Food workers at SFO call for increased wages, health care with strike vote

‘I can’t even think of having health insurance,’ one worker says

 

BART board approves low-income riders discount and raises fares for everyone else

BART approved a discount pilot program for low-income riders Thursday, while also approving future fare increases across the board.

Update: S.F. I-280 ramp reopened after two injured in shooting

An off-ramp from northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco is closed Monday afternoon because of a shooting investigation.

Vegetation fire burns in Santa Clara County amid high heat

A vegetation fire near U.S. Highway 101 between South San Jose and…

San Jose student one of eight co-champs in record-setting spelling bee

Rishik Gandhasri, a seventh-grader at Silver Oak Elementary School in San Jose, was one of eight co-champions Thursday in the finals of the 92nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Family of man killed by San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies files lawsuit alleging racial profiling, excessive force

Chinedu Okobi died after he was repeatedly Tased by deputies who stopped him crossing the street

Will Oakland legalize “magic” mushrooms?

The Oakland City Council will soon make a decision about whether to decriminalize the use of certain plants that have psychoactive properties.

Suspect in three Bay Area homicides charged in Alameda County

Stefon Jefferson allegedly shot and killed man in Bayview in multi-county spree

San Mateo County leader calls for free community college program like SF’s

Supervisor David Canepa suggests partnership similar to Free City program

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

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

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…

Bridge toll lawsuit imperils funds for SF Bay hovercraft study

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

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