Debate Intensifies Over Reopening JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park to Auto TrafficJFK Drive has been off-limits for cars in the eastern half of Golden Gate Park for about a year and there's a lot of support for keeping it that way. Others say the policy limits access for low-income residents and out-of-towners.
San Jose Congregation Holds Fast Following Racist Easter Zoom-BombingOn Easter, a San Jose church’s online service was disrupted by a group of hackers throwing racist and homophobic insults at parishioners. A week later, the congregation met again to address the problems of hate and intolerance.
Hero Police Dog Saves Fresno Officer's Life Despite Being Stabbed 6 TimesA Fresno police K-9 was stabbed multiple times by a suspect but saved the life of an officer in the process, the city’s police department said.
Giants Pitchers Scatter 8 Hits, Beat Rockies for SweepAnthony DeSclafani and three relievers combined to scatter eight hits and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-0 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Brother Joins Public Outcry Calling For Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli To Step DownMayor Dominic Foppoli, who has been accused by six women of sexual assaulting them, is no longer associated with his family's Christopher Creek Winery and his brother has asked him to step down from his elected post.
Lafayette to Consider Making Stop Sign Bird Houses Public Art Over ObjectionsThe Lafayette City Council on Monday will likely officially welcome the small, colorful nesting boxes affixed to the backs of stop signs around town as a donation of public art from artist Greg Moeller.
eBay Removes Listing for Art Created in California Japanese Internment CampThe online auction site eBay halted the sale of a number of drawings believed to have been created by an anonymous artist interned at the Manzanar concentration camp in California's Ownes Valley where thousands of Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II.
Gas Pump Sticker Shock: Bay Area Approaching Nation Leading $4 A GallonJust in time for California's reopening from all COVID-19 restrictions and the first unencumbered summer travel season since 2019, prices at the gas pump have again soared to a nation's high of $3.99 a gallon in San Francisco.
VIDEO: Asian Man Attacked In Oakland, Tries to Fight Back In Attempted RobberyA 57-year-old Asian man was brutally assaulted on an Oakland street Saturday -- another brazen attack of an Asian American captured on cellphone video.

San Francisco & Peninsula News

COVID: San Francisco Launching Pro-Vaccine Campaign Across The CityEven before California fully reopens in mid-June, some San Francisco Bay Area counties will be moving into less restrictive tiers.
Debate Intensifies Over Reopening JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park to Auto TrafficJFK Drive has been off-limits for cars in the eastern half of Golden Gate Park for about a year and there's a lot of support for keeping it that way. Others say the policy limits access for low-income residents and out-of-towners.
Gas Pump Sticker Shock: Bay Area Approaching Nation Leading $4 A GallonJust in time for California's reopening from all COVID-19 restrictions and the first unencumbered summer travel season since 2019, prices at the gas pump have again soared to a nation's high of $3.99 a gallon in San Francisco.
San Francisco Public Elementary School Students Prepare For Monday Return To ClassroomsAfter months of heated public debate and a courtroom battle, thousands of San Francisco elementary school students will be returning to in-class instructions beginning with the opening bell on Monday.
Hundreds at Bay Area Rallies March to Support Asian AmericansThis weekend brought another series of Asian American support events to the Bay Area, notably in San Mateo, where there were a lot of questions about the future of the movement.
Family Clings To Hope That Missing San Francisco Toddler Arianna Fitts Is Still AliveIt's something that haunts Tess Fitts. Where is her tiny niece Arianna Fitts, who has been missing since her sister, Nicole, was murdered five years ago in San Francisco?

East Bay News

Lafayette to Consider Making Stop Sign Bird Houses Public Art Over ObjectionsThe Lafayette City Council on Monday will likely officially welcome the small, colorful nesting boxes affixed to the backs of stop signs around town as a donation of public art from artist Greg Moeller.
VIDEO: Asian Man Attacked In Oakland, Tries to Fight Back In Attempted RobberyA 57-year-old Asian man was brutally assaulted on an Oakland street Saturday -- another brazen attack of an Asian American captured on cellphone video.
Video: Violent Carjacking From Richmond Auto Dealership; Worker Hurled From Hood Attempting To Stop ThiefAs EKE Motorsports owner Danny Sun watched the surveillance video, anger and horror crept across his face as one of his employee's attempted to stop a brazen carjacking from his lot.
Contra Costa County Residents 16 And Older Can Book Appointments At Oakland Coliseum Mass Vaccination SiteContra Costa County residents 16 and older will be allowed to book appointments at the Oakland Coliseum mass vaccination site starting Saturday as federal health officials wound down their role at the facility and a local-state partnership took over.
'Save Our Store' Launched To Keep West Oakland's Only Full-Service Grocery Store From Shutting Down"Save Our Store" Booster Campaign urges residents to shop at Community Foods Market at least once a month and get five friends to do the same.
One Killed, Two Injured In Newark Traffic Collision Friday MorningA traffic collision at the intersection of Thornton Avenue and an Interstate Highway 880 off-ramp in Newark early Friday morning killed at least one and seriously injured at least two others, according to the Fremont Police Department.

South Bay News

San Jose Congregation Holds Fast Following Racist Easter Zoom-BombingOn Easter, a San Jose church’s online service was disrupted by a group of hackers throwing racist and homophobic insults at parishioners. A week later, the congregation met again to address the problems of hate and intolerance.
Update: Two Women Die After Vehicle Plunges Into Old Salinas RiverAt least one person died when a vehicle went into the Old Salinas River in Moss Landing, in Monterey County, according to preliminary information from the CHP.
COVID: Despite Short-Term Drop in Vaccine Supply, State Officials Predict Full Reopening by SummerIn just a matter of days, nearly all Californians will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine but getting an appointment may not be easy as the state expects a shortage in supply beginning next week.
Federal Jury Convicts Santa Cruz Man of Hate Crime For July Knife Attack on Black ManA federal jury in San Jose on Friday convicted a man of a federal hate crime for attacking a Black man with a knife on a street in Santa Cruz last July, according to the FBI.
COVID: Plan To Keep San Pedro Street Closed To Traffic Has Strong Support From BusinessesThe city council is studying an idea to create a new pedestrian mall on San Pedro Street between Santa Clara Street and W St. John Street.
Elon Musk's Latest Venture -- Bluetooth-Enabled Implantable Chips For The BrainSilicon Valley high tech guru Elon Musk has tackled many future looking ventures -- electric cars, space travel, commuter tunnels and solar power storage. Now, he's added Bluetooth-enabled implantable chips for the brain.