8 School Funding Measures Seek Voter Approval Across CoCo CountyEight school districts in Contra Costa County are asking voters to approve hundreds of millions of dollars in bonds and parcel taxes in the Nov. 8 election, with perhaps the most contentious being West Contra Costa Unified School District's Measure T.
Expert Panel Agrees California's Cash Bail System Is Arbitrary, Unfair To PoorCalifornia's "broken" cash bail system was the subject of a hearing in Oakland Tuesday called by state Assemblyman Rob Bonta, who said he is committed to reforming the system this year.
CalPERS Nets $130M In Suit Alleging Moody's Gave Strong Scores To Bad InvestmentsThe nation's largest public pension system says Moody's has agreed to pay $130 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the investment rating agency negligently gave strong scores to bad investments.
Stock Market Rebounds, Biggest Gain In 7 YearsThe Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years.
Barry Bonds To Reportedly Pursue Claim That MLB Owners Colluded To Keep Him Out Of BaseballBaseball’s home run king and former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds is reportedly working on a grievance against Major League Baseball regarding his claim that teams colluded to keep him from playing after the 2007 season in which he set the home run record.
Barry Bonds Wipes Slate Clean Of BALCO Scandal As Obstruction Conviction OverturnedYou can wipe the slate clean on Barry Bonds and the Balco scandal that has haunted him since 2003 when a jury found the former Giants slugger guilty of obstructing law enforcement.
Barry Bonds Voted Into Bay Area Sports Hall Of Fame; Remains Hopeful For CooperstownBaseball’s home run king and former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds, whose induction into baseball’s Hall of Fame has been denied by the voting sportswriters, has been elected into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.
Modern Stats Show Bonds, Mays Among 5 Most Valuable MLB Players EverThe Bay Area is the epicenter of the sabermetrics boom, thanks largely to the Billy Beane 'Moneyball' movement in Oakland. However, the one of the most popular stats in modern baseball - Wins Above Replacement - suggests that two of the all-time greats played across the bay in San Francisco.
Bay Area Official Accused Of Embezzling $1.3 Million From SF Public Improvement ProjectsThe story of how one man allegedly stole $1.3 million intended for public projects in San Francisco continues to unfold. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen explains how this went unnoticed for so long.
Pete Rose Says Bonds Also Deserves Entry To Hall Of FameThe best-known non-member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame says Barry Bonds does not deserve to be excluded from Cooperstown either, reports ESPN.
MLB's All-Time Home Run King Rejected Again In Hall Of Fame VoteBarry Bonds, who holds the single-season and all-time home run records, still held back by steroids.
Barry Bonds Feels ‘Sense Of Completion’ After Inclusion In 1st Giants World Series CelebrationBarry Bonds, the man who was once the center of the baseball world as he chased baseball's most sacred records in a Giants uniform is apparently all the way back from steroid purgatory, at least as far as the San Francisco Giants are concerned.