San Francisco Resident Battles Plan To Axe Trees For Water Treatment ProjectThe water treatment plant in San Francisco's Bayview District will soon get a multi-billion dollar upgrade. But to do it, the city says some 20 trees along Evans Ave will have to be removed.
Space Alien Mystery Solved! Weird Photo Traced to Mime Troupe PromoRecently, the Library of Congress asked the public for help identifying a mysterious unlabeled photo of a woman being attacked by a space alien in an underground train station.
African Ostrich Species Fighting Extinction With Portable Hatcheries From Bay AreaA type of ostrich that is facing extinction in Africa is getting a boost from volunteers half a world away in an RV storage park in Novato.
Oakland McClymonds High School Football Star Lands Scholarship To UNLVAn East Bay high school student's hard work on the football field is paying off with a full ride scholarship to college.
New England, Philly Fans Huddle for Super Bowl Warmth at S.F. Watering HolesWhat's better than being an Eagles or Pats fan at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis? Why, being an Eagles or Pats fan in San Francisco, of course.
Stockton Mayor Touts Experimental Program That Pays Families $500 a MonthStockton plans to give several dozen families $500 a month for a year as part of a program to study the economic and social impacts of giving people a basic income.
Walnut Creek Tanning Salon Owner Seeks Armed Man Who Robbed His BusinessAn armed robber with an unusual weapon and a sweet tooth is on the run after clearing out the cash register at a Walnut Creek tanning salon, with the salon's owner on his tail.
Central Valley Farmers Fight Fears of Drought as Long Dry Spell Stretches Into New YearStockton usually gets about 3 1/3 inches of rain in December. Last month, the area only saw 0.05 of an inch.
East Bay Program Subsidizes Low-Income Families Eating HealthyA government program that gives low-income families in the Bay Area a chance to eat healthier practically for free doesn't get many takers, but some workers involved in the program are try to change that.
Exhausted Firefighters Get a Morale Boost from Grateful North Bay ResidentsOn Sunday, a small group of Santa Rosa residents gathered at the Sonoma Fairgrounds to bid a very fond farewell to departing firefighers.
Oakland Man Creates Needed Libraries In His Native EthiopiaAn unemployed accountant living in Oakland has capitalized on his love of books and of his native Ethiopia to build nearly two dozen libraries there over the past 23 years.
Residents Wary Over Delta Tunnels Effect On Waterways, LivelihoodsThe state’s plan to take water from the Sacramento River north of the Delta and tunnel it down to pumping stations in the south has people who live in the area up in arms. Many believe the fix is in to send more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and Southern California.