A new state law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2013 that may help save the lives of substance abusers: it offers immunity to users if they call 911 to help someone who has overdosed on drugs.
Volunteers began chopping, slicing and dicing at San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church early Thanksgiving morning in the Tenderloin where the church will serve more than 5,000 meals to the poor and homeless.
A long-awaited plan to install a moveable concrete barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge is inching closer to reality, but government bureaucracy could delay the project until 2014.
Motorists should expect no major traffic problems when the next phase of the Doyle Drive replacement project gets started later this year, Caltrans officials said.
Fans of the Oakland Raiders are supporting a new rule by the National Football League making it easier for teams to televise their home games locally.
Members of various Antioch churches united Sunday in the name of crime prevention. The evening gathering included prayers and a march through an older area of town.
Firefighters in Eastern Contra Costa County are expressing concern about the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Specifically, they fear the closure of a number of the area’s fire stations on Sunday leaves the community particularly vulnerable during a dangerous time.
More than a half-billion dollars in cuts have been proposed to the state’s court system, potentially making it harder to pay a traffic fine or get a divorce.
Occupy activists who broke locks and set up an encampment on University of California, Berkeley agricultural research land in Albany have refused to leave.
Alexander Massiallas was following a family tradition when he took up foil fencing. His father competed in the Olympics three times, and now the young man has himself been named to the U.S. men’s team for 2012.