VIDEO: Space X Launch Lights Up Pre-Dawn Sky; Crew Headed Toward Space StationWith San Francisco Bay Area high tech pioneer Elon Musk looking on, SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit Friday using a recycled rocket and capsule, the third crew flight in less than a year for his rapidly expanding company.
UPDATE: Police Activity Cleared On Eastbound Lanes Of Bay Bridge; Commute Traffic Brings To FlowTraffic was flowing freely on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge again early Friday after police activity shut down several eastbound lanes for more than four hours, triggering a massive backup.
Rising Sea Level Threatens Stinson Beach NeighborhoodsThe U.S. Geological Survey predicts that by 2100 the ocean could rise as much as seven feet, putting some 600,000 homes at risk of flooding. Many of them are in Marin County.
Kaiser Employees Win $11.5 Million Class-Action, Race-Discrimination LawsuitEmployees of Kaiser Permanente won a class-action, race-discrimination lawsuit worth $11.5 million.
Bay Area Teams Ready to Welcome Fans But Impact of Fake Vaccination Cards Is UnknownOnline marketplace OfferUp said Thursday the company has removed posts selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, disabled those accounts and is working with law enforcement after several attorneys general demanded immediate action.
Big Therapy Bunny Brings Smiles, Is Instant Hit at Oracle ParkA handsome, golden-colored therapy bunny named Alex came to the ballpark and stole the hearts of San Francisco Giants fans Thursday night, attending the series opener against Miami with owners Kei Kato and Josh Row.
Pulitzer-Winning San Francisco Composer Wayne Peterson Dies at 93Composer, pianist and educator Wayne Peterson, who won a Pulitzer Prize for music that was hotly contested because judges had chosen another composer, has died. He was 93.
Danville Officer Who Killed 2 Suspects In Separate Police Shootings Booked On Manslaughter, Assault ChargesContra Costa County Sheriff's deputy Andrew Hall, charged Wednesday with manslaughter and assault in the fatal shooting of a suspect in 2018 in Danville, was booked into county jail in Martinez Thursday, authorities said.
FAA Plan To Shift Air Traffic Patterns Over East Bay Gets Dropped Following OutcryThe Federal Aviation Administration has decided to table a controversial plan that would have shifted the air traffic over the Bay Area. While it's a win for some communities, others would like to see different changes.
Digital Underground Leader Gregory Jacobs, aka Shock G/Humpty Hump, Dead at 57Gregory Jacobs, the leader of the Bay Area hip-hop group Digital Underground who fronted the crew in the personas of Shock G and Humpty Hump, has died at age 57, according to social media reports.
Air Travel Rebounds As More People Get Vaccinated, Restrictions LoosenMore than a year after the pandemic grounded the airline industry to a near halt, travel is finally taking off again.
1st African American Male Selected As Valedictorian At Oakland Technical High SchoolA senior at Oakland Technical High School is making history as the school's first African American male valedictorian, while being accepted to some of the most prestigious universities in the country.
CSU, UC To Require Students, Staff To Be Vaccinated Against COVID Pending Full Approval Of VaccineStudents going to the California State University or the University of California this fall will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a joint announcement from the university systems.
PG&E, Utilities Push To Cut Subsidies For Home Solar Energy SystemsHomeowners with solar panels get paid by PG&E for energy they kick back to the grid, but utility companies are pushing to cut credits.
Worst To First: California Now Has Lowest COVID-19 Infection Rate In U.S.Now as cases spike in other parts of the country, California has gone from worst to first with the lowest infection rate in the U.S. even as it has moved quickly to reopen.