Man Arrested On Hate Crime Charge During San Francisco Pride CelebrationsSan Francisco Police have arrested a man accused of committing a hate crime during Pride celebrations.
Walmart Founder's Heirs $250M Fund Helping Support Oakland SchoolA foundation run by the heirs of Walmart founder Sam Walton has announced a $250 million initiative to support charter schools in 17 U.S. cities, including one right here in the Bay Area.
Tobacco-Related Illnesses Killing More Blacks Than AIDS, Violence & Other CancersSome African-American public health leaders say too many Black people are dying from tobacco-related diseases, and feel that not much attention has been paid to the issue.
700 Trillion Gallons Of Water Found Deep Below California's Central ValleyStanford researchers have released a surprising new study revealing that California is sitting on top of a vast water resource that we didn’t know was there, and it could hold as much as 7,000 trillion gallons.
266 Crashes Linked To Confusing Shifters Like One Found In Jeep That Crushed Star Trek Actor, NHTSA FindsA government investigation into confusing gear shifters like the one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin found 266 crashes that injured 68 people.
Pepsi Putting Aspartame Back Into Some Diet DrinksPepsiCo is putting aspartame back in some of its diet beverages less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concerns.
UC Berkeley Spends Over $1M Fixing Up Chancellor's HomeUC Berkeley has spent over a million dollars to fix up the official home of Chancellor Nicholas Dirks.
$14M In Royalties Being Returned As 'Happy Birthday' Song Officially Part Of Public DomainA federal judge has ruled that the Happy Birthday song is part of the public domain.
Harmful Terminology 'Sanitizing' Exploitation Of Sex Trafficking Victims, Advocates SayNow that the Oakland police sex scandal is making national headlines, a Washington DC based anti-trafficking group is pressing the media to stop using what it considers harmful terminology to describe the 18 year old at the center of the controversy.
Plague Forces Closure Of Popular Campground Near Lake TahoeA popular campground near Lake Tahoe has been closed after health officials found plague at the site earlier this month.
200+ Families To Be Forced Out Of San Jose Apartment Complex After City Council RulingSome 200 families may soon have to move out of a rent-controlled apartment complex in San Jose after the city council cleared the way for denser, market-rate apartments.
Facebook's Instagram Adding 'Translation' Button To Help Global Users ConnectInstagram is aiming to increase interaction with users across the globe through a new translation button it plans to roll out in the next month.