Popular Jewish Kids Summer Camp Arises From Ashes Of Tubbs FireCamp Newman, a popular summer getaway for Jewish youth in the North Bay, was lost to wildfire last October. Then, thanks to a minor miracle, the camp is back up and running at a cool new location on the bay.
Post Of Arab Stereotype Riles Up Pleasanton Community Facebook PageLike many suburban towns, local news and reviews are often featured in Facebook group pages, and "Pleasanton Rants and Raves" is one such page that enjoys a certain amount of popularity. But a recent posting has turned members against each other.
Drag Racing Youngster Making His Mark At Sonoma RacewayAmong the racers descending on Sonoma Raceway for upcoming back-to-back weekends of NHRA drag racing are drivers who are years away from getting a driver license.
Francophiles Rejoice At San Francisco World Cup Watch PartyOn Sunday at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, the World Cup watch crowd was decidedly France-focused and they were not disappointed.
Eschewing Plastic Packages, Entrepreneur Finds Metal Suits Him to a TeaSo much of our supermarket food comes encased in shiny, plastic packaging. Chris Clark is doing something to change that -- starting in the beverage aisle.
'Breathmobile' Rolling Medical Clinic Sees Young Asthma Patients In PittsburgYoung asthma sufferers had an opportunity see a doctor free of charge Thursday, as a mobile pediatric clinic set up shop in the East Bay.
Benicia Mayor Leading Push To End Fossil Fuel Production In CaliforniaThere's a new push to phase out oil and gas production in California altogether, with the mayor of the oil-refining town of Benicia helping lead the charge.
Kohler CEO Replaces Wildfire Victim's Treasured Kitchen SinkA Santa Rosa woman rebuilding after losing her home in the North Bay wildfires, missed her stainless steel sink so much she wrote to the CEO of Kohler to find a replacement.
Measure To Increase Bay Area Bridge Tolls Passes; Some Find It UnfairA Bay Area-wide measure that would increase bridge tolls to help pay for transportation projects was passed Tuesday, but not every counties’ voters are happy the results.
Restaurant Beloved by Richmond Community Set to CloseAn Italian restaurant, whose owner has made her establishment a hub of community service, is about to shut down, another victim of soaring Bay Area rental rates.
UOP Releases Album to Benefit Students Affected by WildfiresA University of the Pacific music program is not only churning out new artists but providing relief to other students affected by the wine country wildfires.
San Francisco Resident Battles Plan To Axe Trees For Water Treatment ProjectThe water treatment plant in San Francisco's Bayview District will soon get a multi-billion dollar upgrade. But to do it, the city says some 20 trees along Evans Ave will have to be removed.
Space Alien Mystery Solved! Weird Photo Traced to Mime Troupe PromoRecently, the Library of Congress asked the public for help identifying a mysterious unlabeled photo of a woman being attacked by a space alien in an underground train station.
African Ostrich Species Fighting Extinction With Portable Hatcheries From Bay AreaA type of ostrich that is facing extinction in Africa is getting a boost from volunteers half a world away in an RV storage park in Novato.
Oakland McClymonds High School Football Star Lands Scholarship To UNLVAn East Bay high school student's hard work on the football field is paying off with a full ride scholarship to college.