Berkeley ‘Soda Tax’ Leading To Reduced Sugary Drink Consumption, Study FindsPeople in Berkeley cutting down on sugary drinks since the so-called “soda tax” went into effect, according to a new study.
Free Weekend As National Park Service Turning 100-Years OldThe National Park Service turns 100-years old Thursday, and it's celebrating all weekend long.
Ford Recalls 88,000 Vehicles Due To Stalling ProblemFord is recalling more than 88,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the engines can stall without warning due to a fuel pump problem.
Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into 400 Percent Price Hike Of Life-Saving EpiPenThe cost of life saving EpiPens has soared 400% since its maker Mylan acquired the product in 2007, and now Congress wants to know why.
Dissolving Batteries To Power Swallowable Medical Devices Of The FutureSomeday soon, you may be able to swallow a non-toxic, battery-powered device for diagnosing and treating diseases.
Forget Parking: Number Of Cars In The Bay Area RisingIt might not be rising as fast as the population, but the number of cars in San Francisco competing for a finite amount of land on which to drive and park is going up.
Tesla Claims Model S Version Now Fastest Production Car In The World From 0-60Tesla Motors says a version of the Model S electric car is now the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour.
Lego Store Opening In San FranciscoSan Francisco’s first Lego store is opening Friday and will have special giveaways through the weekend.
Oakland Beats San Francisco For Growth In Rental, Home PricesSan Francisco housing prices are high, but the fastest rate of growth in both rents and purchase prices is in Oakland.
McDonald's Recalls 29 Million Happy Meal 'Step-iT' Fitness Bands Due To Skin IrritationMcDonald’s is recalling 29 million Happy Meal fitness bands after dozens of kids developed skin irritation and burns.
Port Of San Francisco Signs Deal To Process Car ShipmentsAfter losing most of its cargo shipping business to Oakland in recent decades, the Port of San Francisco has signed a 15-year deal to process car shipments at Pier 80.
Sex Pioneer, 'Good Vibrations' Founder Joani Blank DiesFriends say the founder of Good Vibrations died earlier this month, at the age of 79 in Oakland, as she lived, facing a terminal illness head-on, and talking about it without shame.