A Los Gatos man died at Yosemite National Park on Monday when he fell from the face of Half Dome, the National Park Service said Wednesday.
Dogs, cats, and other family pets have been hit especially hard by the economy with more people forced to give up their pets when household money runs out. A pet food chain store is helping one Bay Area shelter find home for abandoned cats and kittens.
The system would rely on technology that is currently used to monitor ocean currents.
The “Next Generation 911″ system would allow callers to text, send photos and video to 911 dispatch centers.
Airlines have been reluctant to refund the federal taxes collected illegally after the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Friday’s move to end the military’s 18-year-old ban on openly gay troops will help remove a tremendous burden from gay and lesbian members of the armed forces.
Another independent Bay Area movie theater is facing tough times. The operator of the Balboa Theater in San Francisco’s Richmond District said this summer will be his last at the movie house.
State officials have rejected emergency repairs San Francisco made to shore up storm-battered Ocean Beach.
Department of Fish and Game officials are warning campers that this is also a time when bears appear out of hibernation.
For the next two weeks, 140 Bay Area law enforcement agencies will be joining the California Highway Patrol in its statewide effort to target those not buckling up.