Saint Mary’s Confident Heading To NCAA TournamentAfter missing the NCAA Tournament last year, the Saint Mary’s men's basketball team is looking for a bit more success as they are headed off to Omaha for their first game on Friday.
Alameda County Supports Law Protecting Shelter AnimalsGovernor Brown is looking to repeal the Hayden law, decreasing the number of days a shelter can hold animals before euthanizing them.
Operators Of SF's Gold Dust Lounge Sued Over Failure To VacateThe owners of the San Francisco building that houses the Gold Dust Lounge filed suit against the longtime establishment Monday for failing to vacate after being given three months to do so.
Oakland Zoo Newborn Giraffe Stretching Out In New DigsCurators say the giraffes simply outgrew their old digs, and buoyed by fundraising efforts that brought in $400,000, the Zoo was able to complete construction on the new barn, which stands 25 ft. high and includes skylights, too.
Occupy Protesters To Challenge Oakland Stay Away OrdersThe American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday it would file a lawsuit to overturn stay away orders issued against 12 demonstrators charged with crimes allegedly committed during Occupy Oakland protests.
Gateway Park At Oakland Bay Bridge Touchdown To Include Rail YardThe park that will be adjacent to the Oakland touchdown for the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will incorporate a rail yard to accommodate operations at the Port of Oakland, transportation officials said Wednesday.
Clayton Teen Marks Sweet Sixteen With Blood DriveShe was inspired at least in part by an event in her own life: When she was 17 months old, she was run over by a car and suffered a collapsed lung and a severed liver, and needed blood transfusions
Mirkarimi's Wife Loses Bid To Block Evidence In Abuse Case A key witness in San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence case will be allowed to testify according to a judge who made the ruling on Wednesday.
'Restore Hetch Hetchy' Group Begins SF Initiative Signature DriveA group calling itself “Restore Hetch Hetchy” is beginning a petition drive Wednesday to change how San Francisco delivers water to customers, possibly by destroying a long-standing dam.
Judge Allows Key Evidence In Mirkarimi Abuse CaseA judge ruled Monday that a critical piece of video evidence in the domestic violence case against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi will be admissible in his upcoming trial.
San Francisco Police Dog Earns Star For Crime-Fighting ProwessNormally it's not news when a San Francisco police officer gets a badge, except in this case Police Chief Greg Suhr had to reach almost to the floor to pin the star on the officer, a Springer Spaniel named Mack.
Couple Accused Of Stealing Up To $1 Million From Alameda Co. AgencyThe former director of ACAP and her husband have been charged with misuse of public funds and grand theft after a yearlong investigation into the agency's finances.
Ignored 911 Call Turns Fatal In Berkeley; Police Busy With Occupy ProtestBerkeley police acknowledge they didn’t immediately respond to a call in the hills that would eventually result in last Saturday's homicide, because they were planning for an Occupy protest headed to UC Berkeley.
Attorney-Client Privilege Adds New Twist In SF Sheriff Mirkarimi CaseA new twist in SF Sheriff Mirkarimi's domestic violence case has brought up questions about attorney-client privilege regarding a key witness in the case.
Alameda County Probation Chief Accused Of Sexual AssaultAn East Bay probation official been placed on paid leave after one of his deputies filed a $1.5 million claim saying he sexually assaulted her.