San Francisco Homeless Families Struggle To Get Short-Term HousingOne of the biggest problems to housing families is that it's taking six to 12 months for a family to get into a three- to six-month shelter, the first step on the road to permanent housing.
Man Stabbed While Watching Horror Film 'The Shallows' In Santa Rosa TheaterA man watching a horror movie was stabbed repeatedly at a Santa Rosa movie theater Wednesday afternoon.
Illicit Drug Use Up In California Prisons Despite Multi-Million Dollar ProgramDrug use appears to have increased since California began a multi-million dollar program to keep illicit drugs from reaching state prisons.
Berkeley Teacher On Video Punching Neo-Nazi Supporter At State Capitol RallyA Berkeley middle school teacher was caught on camera throwing punches during last weekend's violent neo-Nazi rally at the state Capitol.
Democratic Leaders Rally At San Francisco General For Gun ControlBuilding on a sit-in staged by House Democrats in the nation's capitol last week, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and members of the Bay Area congressional delegation Wednesday gathered in San Francisco to call for House Republicans to allow a vote on gun control bills.
Oakland Sued By Landlords Over Trash BillsA third of Oakland residents' trash bills go to the city, not the trash company. A grand jury report and a lawsuit suggest that's illegal.
Hawaii Homeless Say Honolulu Policy Lacks 'Aloha Spirit'Three years ago, the homeless problem at Hawaii's famous Waikiki Beach had reached a breaking point. But the city introduced a strict program that moved transients away from areas popular with tourists.
San Francisco Homeless Czar: "We Must Do Better"The Director of the San Francisco Department of Homelessness has heard the city's frustration and is prepared to do something about it.
Go-Kart Caught On Camera Racing Down Oakland FreewayA go-kart was caught on camera racing down an Oakland freeway as a black SUV with police-like lights chased it Sunday.
Struggling To Smile: Homeless Family Of 6 Talks About Living In Their CarIn the Bay Area, not all the homeless are camping in doorways, asleep on the sidewalk or wandering the streets. A growing number of homeless do their best to stay invisible.
Driver Killed In Fiery Big-Rig Crash On Lakeville HighwayThe California Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal crash involving a big-rig on southbound Lakeville Highway in Sonoma County late Wednesday morning.
Grammy-Winning Bass Player Rob Wasserman DiesProlific Bay Area bassist and composer Rob Wasserman, best known for his long collaboration with Grateful Dead member Bob Weir, has died, according to reports on social media.