Pacific Leatherback Sea Turtle Placed On California's Endangered Species List, Gets Additional ProtectionsCalifornia has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list, guaranteeing more protections for a rapidly dwindling population.
Marin County to Hold Virtual Meeting on Rising Sea Levels in Stinson BeachMarin County is holding a virtual meeting next week to present the findings of a study on how the Stinson Beach community will have to adapt to rising sea levels in the coming years and decades.
China Crackdown On Apple Store Targets Audible, Apps For Bible, QuranAmazon's audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China
FDA Advisers Back COVID-19 Booster Shots for Johnson & Johnson RecipientsA day after a panel of the Food and Drug Administration's outside advisers voted to endorse the third doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, the committee voted unanimously Friday to back booster shots.
Racial Justice Mural in Sacramento Defaced, Investigated As Possible Hate CrimeSacramento police detectives are investigating the vandalism of a Black Lives Matter mural as a possible bias or hate crime.
ACLU, EFF Sue Marin County Sheriff For Improperly Sharing License Plate InfoPrivacy and immigration advocates sued the Marin County Sheriff's Office Thursday for allegedly endangering immigrant communities by sharing license plate and location data with federal and other outside agencies in violation of state laws.
Spokesperson: Bill Clinton Hospitalized in Southern California for InfectionFormer President Clinton is currently in the hospital with a non-COVID-related infection, his spokesperson Angel Ureña said.
Amid Massive California Wildfires, Battle Over Fire Insurance Policies IntensifiesMassive wildfires are making it harder for some California homeowners to get property insurance, pitting the state's insurance commissioner against the industry in an escalating conflict that will likely stretch into 2022's statewide elections.
Pelosi: Infrastructure Bill That Tackles Climate Change Nearly FinalizedHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Thursday morning to tout the Build Back Better Act.
Concord City Council Approves Police Drone Program Despite ProtestsThe Concord City Council unanimously approved a police request for a drone program this week over the protests of residents who cited concerns over privacy and that the $30,000 of seed money for the program comes from Marathon Petroleum.
HUD Secretary Visits Affordable Housing Near Fruitvale BART In Oakland, Says More Supply NeededU.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge visited Oakland's Fruitvale Village on Thursday morning to see solutions to the nation's housing crisis.
COVID: Contra Costa To Ease Indoor Mask Rules In Some Fully Vaccinated SettingsHealth officials in Contra Costa County announced that indoor mask requirements will be eased in some settings where everyone is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 starting in November.
Dozens Of Mills College Employees Rally for Jobs, Union RecognitionEmployees at Mills College let administrators know this week that they want a union.
San Francisco Leaders Question Reasons Behind Latest Walgreens Store ClosuresMayor London Breed on Wednesday was pushing back against the idea that rampant retail theft was the only reason behind Walgreens' recent decision to close five more stores across San Francisco
San Jose Looks At Ending Downtown Parking Space Minimums Amid Anticipated Growth, BART ArrivalThe City of San Jose is in the final months of its nearly three-year long effort to study a proposal to eliminate the parking mandates for new real estate developments in downtown.