Longtime Bay Area E.T. Hunters Skeptical of Forthcoming UFO ReportAs the government prepares to release a full accounting of unexplained aerial phenomena this month, scientists in the Bay Area who have looked for extraterrestrial life doubt they'll see anything conclusive.
Jefferson Award Winner Aims To Bridge Digital Divide Among Bay Area High School StudentsWith very few California high school students being enrolled in computer science, this week's Jefferson Award winner heads a nonprofit aimed at bringing those numbers up and bridging the digital divide.
Man Accused Of Hacking Santa Cruz County Website In 2010 Arrested After Years On The RunA man accused of hacking a Santa Cruz County government website more than a decade ago has been apprehended in Mexico after several years on the run, according to federal prosecutors.
No TikTok Deal, No Problem For Oracle StockWho needs viral videos? Not Oracle, apparently.
Study: Most Cosmetics Sold In U.S, Canada Contain Toxic PFAs Used In Nonstick PansMore than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are awash with a toxic industrial compound associated with serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study.
2 Charged With Infinera Securities Fraud Including Former Executive; 3rd Pleads GuiltyA former executive with Sunnyvale-based technology firm Infinera Corporation and a second person are accused of securities fraud over the alleged use of insider information to trade and profit from stock transactions. A third defendant has pleaded guilty to the charge in a case federal authorities made public Tuesday.
UPDATE: Southwest Airlines Experiences More Delays Due to Computer IssuesNetwork connectivity issues on Tuesday resulted in some new delays for Southwest Airlines and its customers, according to the airline.
UPDATE: Southwest Airlines Experiences More Delays Due to Computer IssuesNetwork connectivity issues on Tuesday resulted in some new delays for Southwest Airlines and its customers, according to the airline.
Hackers Breach Electronic Arts, Stealing Game Source Code And ToolsHackers have broken into the systems of Redwood-City based Electronic Arts, one of the world's biggest video game publishers, and stolen source code used in company games.

Latest Consumer News

California Reopens: Downtown Walnut Creek Retailers, Restaurants In Dispute Over Future Of ParkletsCities across the Bay Area have looked for imaginative ways to help restaurants during the pandemic.  But on one street in Walnut Creek, the effort has raised the ire of other businesses who say they’ve been pushed completely out of sight.
Study: Most Cosmetics Sold In U.S, Canada Contain Toxic PFAs Used In Nonstick PansMore than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are awash with a toxic industrial compound associated with serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study.
With California Eviction Moratorium About to Expire, Tenants Ask for ReliefThe statewide eviction moratorium is set to expire in 20 days, putting more than one million Californians at risk of losing their homes.
California Urges EPA To Let State Set Its Own Auto Emissions StandardsOfficials from California, New York and other states urged the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday to allow California to set its own automobile tailpipe pollution standards.
Illegal Street Vendors on San Francisco Waterfront Sell Food, Alcohol Raising Health Safety ConcernsDozens of illegal vendors have set up shop selling merchandise, food and even alcohol in direct competition with licensed merchants along San Francisco's waterfront.
Memorial Day Weekend Air Travel Set to Soar as Motorists See Highest Gas Prices in YearsWith fears of pandemic fading, Californians are taking to the skies and roads this Memorial Day. Too bad the price of fuel is at its highest in years.

Latest Business News

San Francisco Nightlife: Not Quite Back to Normal But Getting ThereOn the first Friday of reopening, restaurants were back to full capacity, not just in street-side parklets but in the inviting interiors San Francisco dining is all about.
California Dodges Outages During Heat Wave But EV Owners Push Grid CapacityAlthough the record-breaking heat wave eased slightly Friday, California ISO again issued a Flex Alert urging Californians to conserve power to relieve stress on the grid. Many eectric vehicle owners who had to travel couldn't comply.
California Unemployment Rate Falls for 4th Straight Month, Regains Half of Jobs Lost in PandemicCalifornia has regained more than half of the 2.7 million jobs it lost at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Friday, a trend driven by restaurants and hotels hiring more people as the Golden State reopens its economy.
California EDD Will Require Proof of Job Search To Collect Benefits Beginning In JulyCalifornia will stop giving unemployment benefits to people who are not actively applying for jobs, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration has announced.
California Drought: Morgan Hill Imposes Mandatory Water RestrictionsUnlike most Bay Area cities, Morgan Hill gets 100 percent of its water from underground wells. And that's a big reason why the city became the first in Santa Clara County to issue mandatory water use restrictions.
Oakland's Mills College Looks At Potential Merger With Northeastern University, May Confer Degrees AgainOakland's Mills College may reverse a decision earlier this year and confer degrees once again if it merges with another university, college officials announced Thursday in a letter to the community.
East Palo Alto To Receive About $7M In Federal COVID-19 Recovery FundingThe city of East Palo Alto will receive about $7 million in federal funding to aid with COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You Get Another Relief Payment?With an uneven recovery continuing, many Americans are wondering if the Biden administration will be handing out a fourth stimulus check.