A robust economic recovery and surging revenue propelled by voter-approved tax increases has sent California’s general fund spending to a record high, but Gov. Jerry Brown is pledging a somber approach to the windfall.
A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed while crossing Van Ness Avenue near San Francisco City Hall Tuesday evening, police said.
Passengers are reportedly confined to their cabins as the crew of a cruise ship that departed from San Francisco this weekend searches for a 34-year-old employee who apparently jumped overboard Monday night or early Tuesday morning.
Jahi McMath’s family has removed the brain-dead teenager from Childrens Hospital Oakland, but her case is far from over as the hospital faces a state investigation and a potential lawsuit from the family.
Mirroring the national trend, the Bay Area’s biggest cities ended 2013 with some of the lowest numbers of homicides in decades.
Investigators were seeking suspect information in connection with a fatal stabbing on Market Street in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood this morning, police said.
A new study from researchers at UC San Francisco found that the state could save hundreds of millions of dollars from reduced diabetes cases.
KCBS reporter Holly Quan spends a night at SF General Hospital where staff at the E.R. brace for another busy New Year’s Eve.
KCBS Reporter Holly Quan spends a night at SF General Hospital, where over 60 injured passengers from Asiana Flight 214 were treated in their trauma center.
In the midst of continuing contract talks following two strikes over the past year, the new president of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors is looking to ban union workers from walking off the job in the future.