Berkeley Balcony Collapse Hearing In Sacramento Focuses On ContractorsA State Senate subcommittee took up the issue of the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse that claimed six lives last June.
Why Music Sounds Bad Or Good: Your Brain Knows The Next NoteAs the concert begins, your brain is anticipating some essential properties of the sound and may even be adjusting what you will hear toward what you are expecting, all in milliseconds.
‘Roaracle’ Is The Loudest NBA Arena, But Could All That Noise Affect Your Hearing?With decibels levels expected to exceed 100 at Oracle Arena, people more susceptible to hearing loss are likely to feel the effects of all the loud noise.
Family Fight Over Robin Williams' Estate Heads To San Francisco CourtThe family of the late Robin Williams is at odds over how to split the actor's estate after meeting with a mediator.
Man Temporarily Loses Hearing, Workers Take Cover As Lightning, Thunder Roll Through Palo Alto AreaLightning strikes and thunder forced workers at Stanford University’s golf course to take cover, causing one man to temporarily lose hearing due to the noise.
Angry Parents Opposed To Controversial Childhood Vaccination Bill Threaten To Homeschool KidsThe bill’s co-author, state Senator Richard Pan, agreed to amend SB277 to exempt home-schooled children from the vaccination requirements.
ACLU Calls On Bay Area Cities To Get More Public Input On Use Of Drones, Surveillance TechnologyThis comes as San Jose is set to hold hearings about their new drone, which the police department purchased secretly earlier this year.
Preliminary Hearing Held For San Francisco Couple Accused Of Running Brothel In Sunset DistrictThe two Chinese nationals, Jin Shi and Linjun Wang, have pleaded not guilty to two counts of pimping and pandering.
San Jose Officials Remain Hopeful For Oakland A’s Move To South Bay, Despite Lease Extension AgreementCity leaders said their chances of landing the A's still comes down to a federal appeals court hearing next month.
Audrie’s Law Supporters Urge Mandatory Sentencing For Juvenile Sex Offenders Before State Lawmakers Emotional testimony took over an Assembly committee on public safety hearing in Sacramento Monday over a bill requiring mandatory sentencing for certain juvenile sex offenders.
Hearing Aids Getting Smaller, Smarter With New TechnologyAs baby boomers age, smartphone technology is making way for smarter hearing aids.
Phil Matier: SF Lawmakers Want Ride-Share Companies To Face Fair RegulationsUberX, Lyft and Side Car are all on notice now that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are looking at ways to clamp down on the ride sharing companies.