San Francisco At The Forefront Of Detecting Dangerous DronesA San Francisco company and SFO are at the forefront of new airport security solutions dealing with dangerous drones.
Experimental Therapy Gives Children With Genetic Disorders A New Chance At LifeImagine giving birth to what appears to be a healthy baby, only to discover your newborn has a devastating disease and will have to fight every day to stay alive.
BART Implements Alternate Strategies to Stymie Fare EvadersBART’s been rolling out new security features at stations to deter cheaters but the main fix -- new fare gates -- is still a long way off.
Series Of Major Tech IPO's Could Make San Francisco House Prices SkyrocketResidents concerned about Bay Area home prices being out of control should fasten their seat belts; a number of major SF tech IPO's could send housing costs into the stratosphere.
Charcoal Food Craze Getting Dim View From Health DepartmentIt's a "dark" trend you might have seen on social media black-colored food, from ice cream to beverages. But the charcoal craze may be short-lived.
Injured Veterans Find Salvation On Sierra Ski SlopesThe new National Wounded Warriors Center aims to help military veterans fight against the emotional, cognitive and physical repercussions of their injuries.
Program Connects Released Prison Inmates With Welcoming Homes In East BayPeople who have been released from prison are ten times more likely to be homeless than the average person in the U.S., according to the Prison Policy Initiative.
Is The Down In Your Jacket Cruelty-Free?It's something we don't tend to think about as we bundle up in our down jackets: Were the feathers in it plucked humanely? Despite renewed efforts by the outdoor industry to trace the supply chain, one cruel practice continues.
Despite Crackdown, BART Fare Evasion Remains RampantDespite a year-long crackdown on BART fare evaders, recent video shot by KPIX cameras shows many cheaters are still riding for free.
Plunging Monarch Butterfly Population Seen With Increasing AlarmIn the 1980s, an estimated 4.5 million western monarchs overwintered along the California coast. At last count, taken during the 2018 annual Thanksgiving count, their population hit a record low - just 28,429 butterflies.
Homeless Residents Run Bike Business Behind Children's FairylandHomeless encampments have taken over Lake Merritt, Oakland's crown jewel. Behind the gates of Children's Fairyland, one camp turned into a bicycle business.
Tenants Say Renovations Are Pushing Them Out Of Rent-Controlled HousingAs San Francisco cracks down on owner move-in and Ellis Act evictions, tenants rights groups are worried about a new loophole: It’s being called “renoviction."
New Laws Forced Sex Workers Back On SF Streets, Caused 170% Spike In Human TraffickingPolice stats showed a drop in violent crime for San Francisco last year. But there’s one major category that is bucking the trend: Police recorded a 170 percent jump in reports of human trafficking in 2018.
State Task Force Investigating Shady Moving CompaniesMoving out of a home is a major undertaking, even when everything goes smoothly. But more and more often, unscrupulous moving companies are leading to moving nightmares.
Wine Country Vying to Become Major Truffle-Growing RegionNapa and Sonoma may have cracked the code on crafting world-renowned wines. Next up, the Wine Country could be acclaimed for growing some of the rarest and most sought-after delicacies in the world.