American Heroes Who Took Down Gunman On Paris-Bound Train Receive France's Highest HonorThree Americans and a Briton who thwarted a terrorist attack aboard a Paris-bound train received France's highest honor Monday. Two of the heroes hail from Sacramento.
#WhoIsMuhammad Billboards In Bay Area, Across U.S. Aim To Raise Awareness About IslamThe Bay Area is part of a nationwide billboard campaign that aims to dispel myths about Muslim Americans called #WhoisMuhammad.
N. California Woman Seeks Couple She Snapped Getting Engaged On The Eiffel TowerThe Clovis woman who captured this special moment is seeking this couple to deliver photos of a sweet proposal.
French Taxi Drivers Riot In Anti-Uber ProtestFrench taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap San Francisco-based Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.
French Auction House Ignores Hopi Tribe, Robert Redford, Activists Calls To Stop Sale Of Sacred ArtifactsAccording to the Native American Hopi tribe, the sacred masks for sale in Paris are human beings. "Drouot is creating harm to our people," said Hopi tribal member.
Bay Area Lights Go Out As World Observes Earth HourBay Area bridges, high-rises and landmarks go dark at 8:30 p.m. Saturday evening to mark Earth Hour.
Nude Painting Banned On Facebook Could Trigger Avalanche Of Legal Challenges For Social MediaThe painting is good enough for the famed Musee d'Orsay, but it's too risqué for Facebook, and now after banning a photo of a nude painting of a woman's crotch, the American company--whose terms of service declare users must sue in Northern California--may still face the first of potentially many lawsuits over how it does business overseas.
Al-Qaida Group Claims Responsibility For Deadly Charlie Hebdo AttackA top leader of Al-Qaida group in Yemen has claimed responsibility for last week's deadly attack at the office of a satirical publication in France.
Commentary: Where Do We Draw Line On Free Speech After Paris Massacre?The Paris massacre forces us all to confront an uncomfortable truth: Western society has a serious conflict when it comes to matters of free expression.
Berkeley Political Cartoonist Who Idolized One Of Those Killed In Paris Terror Attack Stunned By MurdersKhalil Bendib, who lives in Berkeley, said he fears even more violence, and a backlash against Muslims in France.
Masked Men Storm Satirical Newspaper Office In Paris, Killing 12 In France's Deadliest Attack In 2 DecadesMasked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people before escaping. It was France's deadliest terror attack in at least two decades.
French Government Agrees To Pay Millions In Reparations To Holocaust Survivors, Family, Heirs Living In California, USThe French rail company that transported thousands of French Jews to concentration camps has agree to pay reparations Holocaust survivors and their families living abroad. The average payment will be about $100,000.