Firefighter Graphic

Arsonist Sets Books, Computers On Fire At SF Main Library

Books, computers and other property were lit on fire in the San Francisco Public Library’s main branch on Sunday, a police spokesman said Monday.


Nystrom Elementary in Richmond was vandalized for the second time in two months on February 12, 2012. In the latest incident, vandals trashed a new auditorium and classrooms set to open. (CBS)

Richmond School Hit By Vandals For Second Time In Two Months

A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest or conviction of vandals who damaged a brand new school building in Richmond’s Iron Triangle on Sunday.


San Francisco Public Library, Portola Branch. (SF Public Library)

Man Stabbed With Pen At SF Library In Dispute Over Newspaper

A fight over whose turn it was to read a newspaper at San Francisco’s Portola Branch Library led to a man getting stabbed in the face with a pen on Saturday afternoon, police said.



Teen Robbed In Restroom Of SF Glen Park Library

A teenage boy was robbed in the bathroom of San Francisco’s Glen Park library on Wednesday evening, police said.


Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library, San Jose

San Jose Councilman Envisions Volunteer-Run Libraries

An idea to help out cash-strapped libraries in San Jose is being met with both praise and criticism after a city councilman suggested the libraries replace retiring city workers with volunteers.


Apple MacBook Air (AP)

20 Laptops Stolen From Marin Elementary School

Twenty laptop computers were stolen from the Strawberry Point Elementary School’s library this week, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said.


books on shelves

New Hi-Tech Library Slated For San Francisco’s Bayview

Officials broke ground Friday on a new library in San Francisco’s Bayview District.


Jefferson Award Winner Logan Cai (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: Student Saves SF School Programs Amid Cuts

When Wallenberg High School in San Francisco lost its librarian in budget cuts last year, an 18-year-old student volunteered to take over.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

Best Free Family Weekday Events (6/28-7/1)

We’ve got your week planned with this list of free family events happening all over the Bay. Pack up the kids and head out to enjoy summer…on the cheap!

CBS San Francisco–06/27/2011

Artist’s rendering of East Oakland Community Library (

Oakland Summer Programs May Fall Victim To Lean Budget

Parents in Oakland may have a tougher time finding city-sponsored activities for their children this summer because the city may not be able to afford services and programs that have been offered in past years.





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