Police arrested at least ten people for public intoxication and other crimes as New Year’s festivities were in full swing on the Embarcadero in San Francisco.
A string of violence kept emergency responders in San Jose busy late New Year’s Eve and early New Year’s Day.
While most celebrated the beginning of 2012, some in Oakland rang in the new year violently, as three were injured in two separate shootings early New Year’s Day.
A San Anselmo man was arrested early Sunday morning after using a rifle to ring in the new year, police said.
The first baby born in the Bay Area in 2012 arrived at the stroke of midnight at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley.
Starting Sunday, retailers in San Jose and unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County can no longer use single-use plastic bags and paper bags without recycled content, as a city and county ordinance to ban the bags takes effect.
Air quality officials are ready to crackdown after too many people ignored calls for voluntary, as well as mandatory restrictions on wood burning fires over the Christmas weekend.
As New Year approaches, most people try to make a change for the better. But during his travels About the Bay, Mike Sugerman found keeping those resolutions isn’t easy.