Ben Affleck Explains Why He Asked PBS Host Not To Reveal His Ancestor Owned Slaves On 'Roots' ShowActor-director Ben Affleck wrote a lengthy post on his Facebook page explaining his refusal to reveal an ancestor who owned slaves on the PBS show 'Finding Your Roots.'
Clorox Apologizes After 'Where's The Bleach?' Tweet About New Emoji Icons Is Deemed Racially InsensitiveClorox is trying to clean up a mess on social media after a tweet the company made. The Oakland-based company joked about the new multi-cultural emoji icons, but many didn’t find it funny.
Hunter Pence Apologizes For KPIX 5 Photobomb - Do We Accept? Yes! Yes! Yes!As fans tried to console themselves after the Giants' game three loss to the Washington Nationals Monday night one man had the courage to lead the team on to the National League Championship Series, on the back of a motorized scooter.
Facebook Apologizes To Drag Queens For 'Real Name' PolicyFacebook is apparently changing its tune on a policy requiring users to register by their "real name," and could apologize to members drag queens and others offended by the new regulations as early as Wednesday.
Lieutenant Governor Newsom Demands Apology From Gov. Perry Over Homosexuality, Alcoholism ComparisonSan Francisco's former mayor, who was thrust on the national stage when he legalized same-sex marriage in the city in 2004, is now demanding an apology from Texas Governor Rick Perry after he likened homosexuality to alcoholism in an appearance at the Commonwealth Club Wednesday.
UC Berkeley Law School Graduate Sentenced To Work Animal Shelter After Beheading Bird In VegasA University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate was sentenced to up to four years' probation and monthly work at an animal shelter for beheading an exotic bird at a Las Vegas Strip resort in October 2012.
Controversial Black History Month Lunch Menu Prompts Concord School To ApologizeOfficials at an East Bay private school are apologizing after a controversial lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month.
Blackface Costumes Revive Controversy At HalloweenKelsey Crowe, who teaches in San Francisco, has been following the fracas & she sees more tribute to than hatred in Hough's costume...
Oakland Mayor's Newsletter Includes Promotion For Lock-Picking ClassOakland Mayor Jean Quan surprised residents with a recent newsletter, including a promotion for a class on how to pick locks.
California GOP Demands Burton Apology Over Nazi Comment In KCBS InterviewRepublicans said California Democratic Party Chair John Burton should apologize for suggesting that GOP tactics were akin to Nazi propaganda.
OPD Chief Apologizes To Family Of Teen Shot And Killed By PoliceThe family of a teen shot and killed by Oakland police earlier this month, after allegedly pointing a handgun at officers, received an apology from Police chief Howard Jordan in a face-to-face meeting.
East Bay Preacher Apologizes For False Doomsday PredictionsIn a missive posted on his independent ministry’s site on Thursday, 90-year-old Harold Camping said he has no evidence the end of the world will come anytime soon.