kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead


Walnut Creek Police

Walnut Creek Mayor Claims Victory Over Downtown Nightlife Violence

In the beginning of the year, it seemed as if police were regularly and routinely being called to certain night spots in the downtown area on reports of shootings, fights and robberies.


The Macy's website. (

Macy’s Lease For Online Offices Adds To SF Tech Real Estate Boom

San Francisco landed another big commercial tenant Thursday, and hit a milestone in its drive to make the city a hub for high technology.


Walnut Creek Police

Walnut Creek Increases Patrols In Downtown Area

This comes after nine people were arrested during late night skirmishes last weekend.


Walnut Creek Police

Walnut Creek Police To Step Up Patrols After Weekend Brawls

In response to another weekend in which drunken brawls took center stage at a handful of downtown Walnut Creek bars, police are stepping up patrols in the area.


A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

San Jose Hopes To Soon Feature Fastest Free WiFi In US

San Jose is beefing up its free downtown Wi-Fi network in the hopes that speeds will soon be the fastest in the U.S. San Jose was among the first large cities to implement free wireless internet access to anyone downtown in 2004. Now that network is being rebooted.


A sign outside LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LinkedIn To Expand Office Space In San Francisco

The popular professional networking site LinkedIn is expanding its office space in downtown San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee announced this week.


Sainte Claire Hotel 1

A’s Owner Buys Historic San Jose Hotel

The landmark Sainte Claire Hotel has been sold to real estate developer Lew Wolff, a purchase other developers and local officials see as emblematic of the growing vitality of downtown San Jose.



Vacant Oakland Stores Filled By Fledgling Businesses In ‘Popuphood’

In what could be one of the most innovative new concepts in urban planning, at least five owners are setting up shop rent free in formerly vacant Oakland stores.



Woman Knocked Unconscious In San Rafael Mugging

San Rafael police are searching for two males who knocked a woman unconscious and robbed her as she was leaving work on Wednesday night.


A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Pushes For Car-Free Market Street

A new resolution introduced at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday urges more limits on private vehicles on Market Street. Board president and mayoral candidate David Chiu told the board that he ultimately wants Market Street to be a car-free zone.





Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,826 other followers