Livermore Locals Fight To Save Centuries-Old Oak TreeA group of nature-lovers in Livermore are going out on a limb to save a 300-year-old oak tree threatened by a city plan to remove or drastically reshape it.
Guide Dogs For The Blind Stress-Tested At Oakland International AirportOakland International got a whole lot cuter on Sunday when Guide Dogs for the Blind brought together more than 25 puppies-in-training to sniff around and get comfortable with the place.
Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Draws 8 Regional Teams To Alameda GymIt was a different kind of March Madness in the East Bay on Sunday where one weekend basketball tournament proved to be much more than just a game.
Oft-Flooded Sonoma Creek Pays Little Heed To Locals' LivelihoodsWhen it rains (and pours), Sonoma Creek floods and folks living near the intersection of Hwy 121 and Hwy 12 are getting used to it.
Palo Alto To Rebuild Broken Nature Boardwalk, Carefully And Very SlowlyThe City of Palo Alto is all but certain to approve a $1.5 million renovation of a popular bay nature walk next week. But that doesn't mean it will be finished anytime soon.
Local Police Departments To Get Federal Funds For Rape Kit TestsCongressman Mike Honda announced that the upcoming federal budget will include $45 million to help law enforcement chip away at the national backlog in testing rape kits.
LGBT Catholics Embraced By San Jose Diocese In Light Of Pope Francis' Progressive Stance On Gay CommunityAt St. Julie Billiart Catholic Church in San Jose, the sign says all are welcome. But sometimes that's a tough sell for members of the LGBT community.
Oakland Cafe Popular With Digital Nomads Bans Laptops On Nights And Weekends - And SurvivesFive years ago Oakland's Actual Cafe did something almost unthinkable in tech-crazed Bay Area -- they imposed a no-laptops policy on weekends. Now they've expanded that restriction to dinnertime.
Clayton Library Criticized For Dumping Hundreds Of Unwanted Books In Recycle BinHundreds of unsold books have been tossed in a recycling dumpster after they were donated to the Clayton library, prompting some clashing opinions on what should be done with the books.
Recurring Head Lice Infestation Irritates Parents At Walnut Creek SchoolParents of children at a Walnut Creek elementary school are outraged over what they say is a lack of information of a lice outbreak at the school.
Beloved Concord School Teacher, Cancer Survivor Honored With $10,000 Education AwardA Bay Area teacher who has overcome a long battle with cancer got the surprise of a lifetime from her students this week, who were the ones to tell her she had won a prestigious award recognizing her commitment to them.
Customer Left Inside When San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Store When Employees Lock Up For NightPolice got a chuckle after finding out a man inside a closed San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf store was not a burglar, but a customer who got left behind.