Before Nelson Mandela packed the Oakland Coliseum during a 1990 tour, students at UC Berkeley had for years been staging protests over Mandela’s imprisonment and led the charge for an international movement to end apartheid.
A dry cold front dropped down from the north Tuesday, which will send overnight low temperatures below freezing in much of the Bay Area for the first time this season.
Judy Rodgers, the pioneering chef and co-owner of Zuni Cafe since 1987, died on Monday after battling a rare form of cancer.
After Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Board of Directors overwhelmingly voted in November to remove a family-leave provision that they said was never supposed to be included in the contract, the agency’s two biggest unions said they may take the issue to a judge to challenge that decision.
Bay Area consumers are likely to buy more than others around the country this holiday season because of the pace of the economic recovery here, according to some economists.
Crime is at five-year high in San Francisco and according to police, the increase of smartphone robberies is largely responsible.
The Raiders will pay $400,000 in 2014. The A’s will pay $1.75 million each of the two years of the extension.
San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.
A good samaritan who rushed to help a high-school student who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month told his side of the story Wednesday at a “Transgender Day Of Remembrance” in Oakland.
The man spoke to police last week after seeing a flyer about the case of Lynne Spalding.