German Man Tried Stowing Away Aboard Cargo Ship In OaklandA German national has been charged in federal court with sneaking onto a container ship at the Port of Oakland in the hopes of catching a ride to South Korea to be with his pregnant wife.
Tech Companies Scooping Up Commercial Properties In San Francisco's Financial DistrictIt's not exactly a takeover but in San Francisco's Financial District, bankers, lawyers and insurance executives are increasingly rubbing shoulders with workers from the tech industry.
San Francisco Zoo Keepers Claim Gorilla Enclosure Is Unsafe; Say Management Was Aware The doors in the San Francisco Zoo's gorilla enclosure had a history of mechanical problems long before of them crushed a 16-month female gorilla named Kabibe earlier this month, according to a newspaper investigation.
Berkeley City Council Considers Banning Pet Restrictions For TenantsThe city of Berkeley is considering a new ordinance that would ban landlords from having any pet restrictions on their properties.
Cyclist Injured After Squirrel Fatally Jumps Into Spokes During Charity RaceA small squirrel sent a cyclist in the Levi's GranFondo charity bike ride in Sonoma County to the hospital on Saturday.
Josh Trank To Direct Stand-Alone 'Star Wars' FilmThe "Chronicle" director will helm one of the two announced spin-offs being made outside of the third "Star Wars" trilogy...
Apple Diversifying, Reportedly Talking With Tesla Motors Could Apple be branching out into cars? Looking for the next big thing, the merger and acquisitions chief, Adrian Perica, met with Tesla's CEO Elon Musk last spring, according to sources.
Source: BART Officer Mistook Sgt. Tom Smith For Armed SuspectThere's new information that the BART officer who shot and killed a fellow officer earlier this week, thought his victim, Sergeant Tom Smith, was an armed suspect.
Feds Now Probe Bad Bay Bridge Bolts; Opening Day In DoubtThe Federal Highway Administration said Monday that it had launched a probe into why seemingly undesirable bolts were used on portions of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
DA’s Office Drops Case In Killing Of SF Chronicle VendorA man who was arrested on suspicion of killing a newspaper vendor in San Francisco in January has had his case discharged pending further investigation, a district attorney’s office spokesman said Tuesday.
Decline In Printed Newspaper Leads To Puppy Poop Problems For San Francisco Animal ControlSan Francisco’s animal control agency is relying on donated newspapers to solve pooping puppies problem.
SF Chronicle's 'Dear Abby' Creator Dies At 94Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column that was followed by millions of newspaper readers throughout the world, has died. She was 94.