Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda CountyA pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.
Prison Inmate Charged In Two Murders From Peninsula 70s-Era 'Gypsy Hill' SlayingsA man, who was serving prison time in Oregon, has been transferred to San Mateo County where prosecutors have charged him with two of the “Gypsy Hill” killings that happened in the 1970s.
‘Zipper’ Trucks Arrive, Ready For This Weekend’s 52-Hour Golden Gate Bridge ShutdownTwo "zipper" trucks have arrived and are set to do some heavy lifting for this weekend's 52-hour Golden Gate Bridge shutdown for the installation of moveable median barriers.
Businesses Along San Francisco Waterfront Prepare For Thousands Of New Year’s Eve RevelersRestaurants along the Embarcadero are gearing up for what is expected to be one of the busiest nights of the year.
San Francisco Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program With 'Chipping Of Trees' Civic Center EventResidents leave trees curbside between Jan. 2 and Jan. 16.
San Francisco’s Homeless Youth Alliance Launches Campaign To Find A New HomeThe organization was evicted from its building on Haight Street last Christmas and has been looking for a permanent new home ever since.
Golden Gate Bridge Readies For Massive Closure To Install Movable Barrier In JanuaryThe Golden Gate Bridge will shut down for an entire weekend in just over three weeks. The “massive” closure, as described by bridge officials, is taking place to so the long-awaited, $30 million movable median barrier.
Revised Golden State Warriors' San Francisco Arena Plan UnveiledAfter the original design raised eyebrows and even some comparisons to a toilet bowl, the Golden State Warriors unveiled revised plans for their future San Francisco arena.
San Francisco Pedestrian-Safety Advocates Call For Changes To Tour-Bus RegulationsPedestrian safety advocates rallied in front of San Francisco City Hall on Friday to get tour-bus drivers prohibited from simultaneously acting as tour guides.
Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin Project Taking Shape; Will Bring Retail And 3,100 New HomesThe developers behind Oakland's Brooklyn Basin project near Jack London Square say the major residential development of 3,100 new homes is starting to take shape.
San Jose Middle School Student Arrested In Assault of Fellow Student On-CampusA San Jose middle school student has been arrested on a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge, following the on-campus beating of another student.
Tour Bus Driver Arrested After Woman Was Killed In Crosswalk Near San Francisco City HallSan Francisco police arrested the driver of a motorized cable car that struck and killed a woman in front of City Hall last Thursday and said the investigation finds that distraction to be a major factor.
San Francisco State University Awarded $17 Million Grant To Improve Biomedical Research DiversityThe National Institutes of Health has awarded San Francisco State University a $17 million grant to work on improving diversity in the field of biomedical research.
Golden Gate Bridge District Vote Keeps Sidewalk-Toll Plan For Cyclists-Pedestrians On The TableA proposal to look into charging a toll for pedestrians and bicyclists to use the sidewalks on the Golden Gate Bridge will move forward after the bridge district board took a Friday vote.
Pedestrian-Cyclist Toll Coming To The Golden Gate Bridge? District Facing $33 Million DeficitThe Golden Gate Bridge District is revisiting a proposal to charge a sidewalk toll for people who walk or bike across the iconic span.