House Committee Hears Testimony On Rise In Anti-Asian American CrimesSeveral Asian American lawmakers testified Thursday on Capitol Hill on the rise in violence and discrimination against Asian Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the words of former President Trump and other Republicans have inflamed tension.
Judge Blasts PG&E For Role In Destructive WildfiresA federal judge harshly reprimanded PG&E for violating its probation during a court hearing Wednesday morning, telling the utility's attorneys that safety is clearly not its top priority.
Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy DebateTwitter's CEO says the company is not biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform.
Former Sheriff And Supervisor Mirkarimi Skips Dog Court HearingMore bad press for ex-San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Thursday as the former lawman was a no-show in court.
O.J. Simpson Asks Parole Board To Set Him FreeFormer football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV.
Company Behind EpiPen Declines To Testify At Committee Hearing On $465M SettlementMylan is declining to testify at his committee’s hearing next week on a settlement between the company and the Justice Department over its life-saving Epi-Pen.
Judge Delays Johnny Depp’s Domestic Abuse HearingA hearing on Amber Heard's allegations that Johnny Depp physically abused her is expected to last up to a week, prompting a judge Tuesday to delay its start.
Expert Panel Agrees California's Cash Bail System Is Arbitrary, Unfair To PoorCalifornia's "broken" cash bail system was the subject of a hearing in Oakland Tuesday called by state Assemblyman Rob Bonta, who said he is committed to reforming the system this year.
Berkeley Balcony Collapse Hearing In Sacramento Focuses On ContractorsA State Senate subcommittee took up the issue of the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse that claimed six lives last June.
Why Music Sounds Bad Or Good: Your Brain Knows The Next NoteAs the concert begins, your brain is anticipating some essential properties of the sound and may even be adjusting what you will hear toward what you are expecting, all in milliseconds.
‘Roaracle’ Is The Loudest NBA Arena, But Could All That Noise Affect Your Hearing?With decibels levels expected to exceed 100 at Oracle Arena, people more susceptible to hearing loss are likely to feel the effects of all the loud noise.
Family Fight Over Robin Williams' Estate Heads To San Francisco CourtThe family of the late Robin Williams is at odds over how to split the actor's estate after meeting with a mediator.
Man Temporarily Loses Hearing, Workers Take Cover As Lightning, Thunder Roll Through Palo Alto AreaLightning strikes and thunder forced workers at Stanford University’s golf course to take cover, causing one man to temporarily lose hearing due to the noise.
Angry Parents Opposed To Controversial Childhood Vaccination Bill Threaten To Homeschool KidsThe bill’s co-author, state Senator Richard Pan, agreed to amend SB277 to exempt home-schooled children from the vaccination requirements.
ACLU Calls On Bay Area Cities To Get More Public Input On Use Of Drones, Surveillance TechnologyThis comes as San Jose is set to hold hearings about their new drone, which the police department purchased secretly earlier this year.