Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Field Poll Shows Condoleezza Rice Leading Potential 2016 U.S. Senate Field

Rice and Kamala Harris topped the list as the Field Poll looked at 18 people who may or may not run, and whether likely voters would support their candidacy.

02/18/2015

Trains carrying tankers of Bakken crude oil (Jeffery Schaub/CBS)

Bay Area Crude Oil-By-Rail Shipments Halted After Price Per Barrel Drops Sharply

The low price of oil has has prompted an energy company to halt the transportation by rail of Bakken crude through the Bay Area.

02/17/2015

Fast Food Employment

Bill Would Mandate California Stores, Restaurants To Schedule Workers 2 Weeks Ahead

A lawmaker from the Bay Area has introduced a bill that would require some California retailers and restaurant chains to schedule employees at least two weeks in advance and would give workers additional pay for last-minute changes.

02/17/2015

Serra High School

Lawmakers Urge San Francisco Archbishop To Drop Morality Clauses In Teacher Contracts, Call Plan ‘Divisive’

State lawmakers representing the Bay Area are weighing in on the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco’s plans to add a morality clause to high school teacher contracts.

02/17/2015

Krispy Kreme posted this online promotion for a "KKK Wednesday" at one of its UK stores. (Source: Hull Daily Mail)

‘KKK Wednesday’ Event Promotion On Facebook Prompts Apology From Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is apologizing after an event named “KKK Wednesday” at one of its stores in the U.K.

02/17/2015

Stacked containers at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Operations Resume At Port Of Oakland, 28 Other West Coast Ports After Labor-Dispute Slowdown

The Port of Oakland was just one of 29 West Coast ports affected by a massive three-day labor slowdown, but as of Tuesday operations resumed amid a contract dispute.

02/17/2015

Computer Server

NSA Eavesdropping On Countless Hard Drives With Spyware New Report Reveals

The National Security Agency has found a way to eavesdrop on countless computer hard drives by installing spyware deep within the drives made by major manufacturers, according to a new report.

02/17/2015

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images for Friends of the Global Fight)

Does An East Bay Congresswoman Have A Better Plan Than The President For Combating ISIS?

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who represents parts of the East Bay, talks about her plan for combating ISIS, but her critics are calling it a peace bill.

02/17/2015

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port Dispute

The nation’s top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.

02/16/2015

Mustang mare, foal and stallion. (Wikimedia Commons)

NV Judge Stops BLM Roundup Of Famous Mustang Herd ‘The Misfits’

A famous herd of Mustangs known as “The Misfits” will remain free on the Nevada range, now that a judge has granted a temporary injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed roundup and thinning of the herd.

02/16/2015

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