Poll Finds California Confusion On 'Obamacare' As Enrollment NearsA new Field Poll says many Californians are only vaguely familiar with details of President Barack Obama's health care reforms, even though enrollment starts in October.
High Court Allows Calif. School Employees To Give Insulin To StudentsTrained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.
Price Tag For Warriors SF Waterfront Arena Grows To $1 BillionBuilding a basketball arena on the San Francisco waterfront could cost $1 billion, an estimate Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts said is likely to grow as the team analyzes the site at Piers 30-32.
Suspect In SF JewelryMart Murders In Court, Victim's Family Speaks OutThe man accused of killing two people and critically wounding a third person at the San Francisco GiftCenter & JewelryMart earlier this month appeared in court on Wednesday.
Major League Baseball Takes Stand Against Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation Major League Baseball is planning to announce a new zero-tolerance policy against sexual harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Oakland City Council Gets Scathing Review From Grand Jury ReportThe Alameda County civil grand jury issued a scathing report on the Oakland City Council’s ability to police itself, calling for the council to strengthen and better fund its Public Ethics Commission.
65 Inmates Receive High-School Diploma Through SF Jail Charter School 65 male and female inmates from the San Francisco County Jail received their high-school diplomas Friday through the first charter school in a jail in the country.
SF School Board Opposes New Food Truck RegulationsAfter two years of negotiations, a San Francisco supervisor has come up with a compromise plan for new food truck regulation that both food truck vendors and restaurant owners say they can live with, but the plan still faces opposition from educators.
Supervisors Criticize TechSF Program For Lack Of Job Placements A San Francisco program to train the next generation of tech workers is coming under fire for its lack of job placements.
Battle Over Sugary Drink Tax Bubbles Up In SacramentoSugary drinks are in the spotlight in Sacramento as for the first time a tax on those beverages has made it though a legislative committee.
Santa Rosa Police Warn Of White Supremacist GangNorth Bay law enforcement agencies are becoming increasingly concerned about a white supremacist gang which appears to be growing both in terms of size and territory, according to the Santa Rosa Police Department.
Enrollment Scam Robs Contra Costa College Of Financial Aid MoneyOnce the students picked up their financial aid checks, they managed to either stop enrollment or withdrew from class without the college realizing it, and pocketed nearly $3,000 each.
IRS May Start Taxing Tech Companies' Free Food For EmployeesThe free food that has become a perk and part of the culture at many Bay Area tech companies may be subject to an IRS tax crackdown.
SF To Study Alarming Breast Cancer Rates For Women FirefightersSan Francisco’s female firefighters, exposed to carcinogens and other chemicals while on the job, are disproportionately diagnosed for breast cancer. Now, the city is hoping to conduct the first study in the nation to find out why.
Hilton Hotel And Union Avoid Contract Battle With New Agreement Hotel workers and the Hilton San Francisco Union Square have agreed to a new five-year contract in a move that avoids further hotel strife in one of the city’s largest hotels.