Bay Area News

Hit-and-run driver with child in car strikes fire hydrant

A child was in the car when a hit-and-run driver crashed into…

Deadly cliff collapse is a warning sign for California coast

“Most unprotected coastal cliffs are actively eroding and should be considered hazardous.”

Two displaced in one-alarm Laurel Heights blaze

One person has been hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a house fire…

8chan, a site favored by suspected mass shooters, is losing its SF-based network home

Move unlikely to keep 8chan offline for long, as the forum site may find another service provider.

Woman struck by vehicle near highway off-ramp in SoMa

A woman was struck by a vehicle on the northbound Interstate Highway…

Free school lunches for SF students threatened by federal cuts

Currently, children of food stamp recipients are automatically enrolled in a federal benefit program that offers free breakfast and lunches at schools throughout the country.

Federal monitor warns Caltrain electrification project faces two-year delay

Independent June report calls progress far behind original schedule.

Draymond Green, Warriors agree on $100M extension

Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green will stay with team well into 30s

SFO bans sale of plastic water bottles

The ban is part of SFO’s Zero Waste initiative

  • Aug 2, 2019

Shots fired during road rage incident in San Francisco

The victims crashed after the shooting

Judges quash, unseal three warrants related to raid on journalist’s home

Attorneys for the journalist have been working to quash a total of five search warrants.

Gilroy Garlic Festival killer died of suicide

The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office ruled on Friday

SF firefighters rescue woman, child and dog from cliff

An eight-year old child, a woman and a dog were stranded on a cliff

  • Aug 2, 2019

BART to begin Clipper-only sales pilot program Monday

In an effort to eliminate the sale of paper magstriple tickets, the transit agency is rolling out the program at four stations

Trial weekend ferry service between SF and Richmond begins

The Water Emergency Transportation Authority announced the launch of summer weekend ferry…

SF to give away thousands of backpacks for students

Mayor London Breed and nonprofits will hand out thousands of free backpacks…

California honey bees are still declining, but Trump does not care

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in July that it would no longer be funding a nationwide annual survey of the honeybee population.

Vallie Brown tops progressive challenger in District 5 supervisor campaign fundraising

New filings show Dean Preston drawing more donations from outside district

Residents get a sneak peek at mural at center of national debate

Ballot measure planned to block destruction of frescoes at George Washington High School

Breed signs $12.3B budget

Mayor London Breed signed the new Fiscal Year 2019/2020 and 2020-2021 budget…