S.F. Couple Recounts Harrowing, Mistaken Arrest by Police Investigating iPhone HeistHe looked nothing like the suspects' descriptions but that didn't stop S.F. police from forcibly arresting a man and searching his home for stolen iPhones while his wife sat on a sofa wrapped in a bath towel.
L.A. Times CEO Under Investigation Over Allegations of Sexual HarassmentThe parent company of the Los Angeles Times is investigating allegations of inappropriate behavior by Ross Levinsohn, the newspaper's CEO and publisher.
Bay Area Shut Out In Quest For New Amazon HeadquartersAmazon announced Thursday the cities that have made its first cut for the location of its new second headquarters. Noticeably absent was the Bay Area.
California Lawmaker Sounds Alarm On Computer Chip Security FlawsA California congressman warns of widespread computer chip flaws that may expose individuals, businesses and government to data theft.
New Proposal To Extend Last Call For Alcohol In Select California CitiesSan Francisco state Sen. Scott Wiener today reintroduced legislation that would allow a handful of cities to extend alcohol sales as late as 4 a.m., following the death of a similar bill in committee last year.
Wells Fargo Glitch Leaves Customers With Empty Bank AccountsMany Wells Fargo customers got a terrifying shock after finding their checking accounts drained due to a series of errors by the embattled bank.
BART Gets Green Light To Use New Passenger CarsAfter several delays, BART officials were given the green light late Wednesday night by the state Public Utilities Commission to put 10 new passengers cars into service.
Taking An Ancestry Test Could Make It Harder To Buy Life InsuranceDNA testing kits promise insights into your ancestry, but regulators and consumer advocates warn it may make buying life insurance harder.
PG&E Urged To Refund Ratepayers Following Tax Law OverhaulState regulators are calling on utility companies to pay it forward by passing on their savings from the tax law overhaul to customers, but Pacific Gas and Electric is pushing back.
Circuit City Announces Relaunch 9 Years After Closing StoresWhile many brick-and-mortar retail shops continue to close their doors due to declining sales, one former electronics giant that went out of business almost a decade ago is staging a comeback.
Flu Sufferers Pack California Emergency Rooms, Death Toll At 27The flu has hit California so hard this year, pharmacies have run out of medicine to treat it, emergency rooms are packed and the death toll is rising.
Takata Adds 3.3 Million Cars To Massive Air Bag RecallJapanese air bag maker Takata is recalling another 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it continues to expand the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.
Amazon Echo 'Drop In' Feature Prompts Fears Of Easy EavesdroppingAs voice-based "personal assistants" are becoming ubiquitous in modern, connected American homes, so is the feeling they might be listening in on people when they least expect it or want it.
Intel Says It’s Fixing Security Vulnerability In Its ChipsIntel says it's working to patch a security vulnerability in its products but says the average computer user won't experience significant slowdowns as the problem is fixed.