New research finds swimmers and surfers today are about 90 percent less likely to be attacked by sharks off California than they were in the 1950s — even though there are hundreds of thousands more people in the water.
Doctors say one Bay Area teen is a hero and pioneer for a life-saving device that’s helping replace his failing heart.
Here’s a study we just don’t get. Researchers over at WalletHub say San Jose – which has been working for years to land a Major League Baseball team – is among the worst baseball fans in the country. Meanwhile, up the 280 freeway, fans are enjoying some of the best baseball conditions at Stanford, according to a writeup from the personal finance analysis group.
While major festivities connected to Super Bowl 50 are in San Francisco, the players fortunate enough to play for the Lombardi Trophy next February will be practicing and staying much closer to where the game will be played.
A vial shipment sent to a Stanford lab last July may have contained small quantities of live anthrax spores, but officials say there is no threat to public safety.
Drugs, booze and hazing has gotten the Stanford marching band into some trouble, so much that now they’ll be banned from performing at away games for the 2015-16 season.
Lightning strikes and thunder forced workers at Stanford University’s golf course to take cover, causing one man to temporarily lose hearing due to the noise.
In an operation that took just over one minute and caught on security cameras, burglars drove a stolen SUV through the front of a department store in Palo Alto Wednesday morning and stole what police called a “large amount” of jewelry.
A recent Stanford grad has come up with a product for women that lets them pee standing up to avoid uncomfortable messes that often accompany public toilets.