East Bay

Gyro (credit: Chow.com)

Yearning For a Gyro? Make Your Way To The East Bay

It’s a long way from Athens and it cannot hold a candle to Chicago’s Greektown, but the East Bay has its share of small gyro and souvlaki spots, and some stars among them.

02/18/2015

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images for Friends of the Global Fight)

Does An East Bay Congresswoman Have A Better Plan Than The President For Combating ISIS?

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who represents parts of the East Bay, talks about her plan for combating ISIS, but her critics are calling it a peace bill.

02/17/2015

Bridesmaids (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Elegant & Stylish Spots For Bridesmaid Dress-Shopping In The Bay Area

If you’re having more than one bridesmaid, you’ll be thinking about the best places for bridesmaid dresses for every budget in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Here are some great places to start looking.

02/17/2015

A PG&E utility truck.  (CBS)

Tree Branches Trimmed In East Bay Before Windy, Rainy Storm

PG&E crews trimmed tree branches in Orinda in the hope of avoiding power outages during a storm entering the Bay Area over Thursday night.

02/05/2015

Birds that had been covered in a mysterious goo are released back to the wild in Sausalito on January 28, 2015. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

86 Birds Rescued From Mysterious Goo On Bay Area Waterways Released Back Into The Wild, No Cause Found Yet

After finding nearly 500 seabirds coated in an unknown substance in January, the International Bird Rescue has released 86 cleaned and healthy birds back into the wild so far.

02/02/2015

The Claremont Hotel & Spa in the Berkeley Hills. (Company photo)

Best Luxury Hotels In The East Bay

Although San Francisco is better known for luxury hotels, the East Bay also has its share of elite hotels, some with amenities not found in hotels across the bay.

01/31/2015

Birds that had been covered in a mysterious goo are released back to the wild in Sausalito on January 28, 2015. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

24 Gooey Birds Released In Sausalito, Substance Still Remains A Mystery

Officials have still not figured out exactly what the mystery goo is or where it may have come from.

01/28/2015

(NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Dispatchers Ask That Residents Stop Calling 911 When Facebook Goes Down

Following a surprising amount of phone calls to emergency services last night, East Bay dispatchers are requesting that local residents stop calling in to complain about social media networks becoming temporarily unavailable. Claycord.com reports that following a brief […]

01/27/2015

A Dunlin, a very small shorebird, is washed of a mystery contaminant at the San Francisco Bay Center. (Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue)

Death Toll From Mystery Goo Reaches 200 Birds; Substance Still Unknown

An unidentified sticky substance found on seabirds in the East Bay and Peninsula since Friday has killed about 200 birds, while more than 250 others are receiving care, California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials said Wednesday.

01/21/2015

Rescuers clean a mystery substance off of birds found in the East Bay. (CBS SF)

Mystery Goo Now Blamed For Killing At Least 80 East Bay Shorebirds

Wildlife experts are still tying to identify a mystery substance that has covered and killed at least 80 birds on the East Bay shoreline.

01/20/2015

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