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.
Mourners Remember War Dead On The USS San FranciscoEach year at Land’s End in San Francisco there is a ceremony to remember those killed aboard a WW II ship named for the city. This year something unprecedented occurred.
BART Parking Lots Vulnerable To Catalytic Converter ThievesProtecting passengers aboard BART trains isn't easy and protecting the cars they leave behind may be an even bigger challenge.
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.