While there have been three emergency declarations as a result of the earthquake from the city and county of Napa and Gov. Brown, work is underway now to determine whether it rises to the level of a “national” disaster.
Hawaii residents prepared for what could be the first hurricane to hit the state in more than 22 years strengthened and will likely make landfall on the Big Island Thursday afternoon and Hurricane Julio–which strengthened into a Category 2 storm–was is swirling closely behind. Many Bay Area travelers, remain undaunted and are still headed for the islands.
An Oakland woman has been arrested for suspicion of child endangerment for allegedly leaving her two young children in her locked car on Sunday while she was gambling inside a casino in Livermore, police said.
Lightning struck over parts of the Bay Area giving some residents an early morning jolt on Tuesday and led to weather warning for pilots flying near the San Francisco International Airport.
Ethics reform legislation in Sacramento, that appeared to be a priority after the arrest of Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee from San Francisco and the additional scandals of two other senators last spring ago, has dissipated.
The Ed O’Bannon versus NCAA lawsuit headed to trial Monday in an Oakland federal courtroom after nearly five years of litigation. Whether or not college athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate is the heart of the issue.
The Great Pacific Race, a rowing competition where 13 crews in 24-foot boats row more than 2,400 miles from Monterey across the Pacific to Hawaii, began Monday.
Oakland’s police department continues to suffer a shortage of officers which has lead to mandatory overtime, but a city councilwoman says it’s leading to burnt-out cops. The city is now expected to review this issue.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of the San Francisco Bay Area for Tuesday and Wednesday, with temperatures in the big cities of particular concern, a meteorologist said Sunday.
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff’s SF Gives initiative raised $10 million in two months as part of an anti-poverty campaign with the help of 20 local companies.