A handful of Bay Area restaurants will begin adding a service charge to the price of meals in lieu of tips, according to a published report.
Mark Bittman has been doing a great job in the New York Times, but you’ll find his new book, ‘How To Cook Everything Fast’ a comprehensive
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control, a part of the state Environmental Protection Agency, is getting a virtual earful from the sportfishing industry over the agency’s proposed investigation into the use of toxic substances — including lead, zinc and copper — in fishing gear.
Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan’s schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87.
An 86-year-old woman who may suffer from dementia and who is known to frequent San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood remains missing a week after she was last reported seen, a police spokesman said Friday.
Someone sure upset the sun, because it’s throwing amazing amounts of radiation out in four solar flares this week, with an X3-class solar flare Friday.
A San Francisco boat-sharing rental firm is dealing with waves of negative reaction following a phony announcement that it had secured naming rights to McCovey Cove just in time for the World Series Game 3.
Even though they’re illegal in prison, dozens of cell phones confiscated from California inmates are now going to help victims of domestic violence in San Jose.
A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer’s weapon has been fired.
The FBI, U.S. Marshals and Oakland police are conducting a search warrant operation in West Oakland home this afternoon, an FBI spokesman said.
In 1989, the Loma Prieta Earthquake forever changed the face of the Bay Area. The earthquake struck at 5:04p.m. on October 17th. It killed 63 people and injured thousands. Here are a few images of the damage that resulted from the 6.9 magnitude quake.