Local photographer's helicopter photos showcase San Francisco's beauty from a...
Sunday, December 10, 2017

As anyone who's flown in or out of SFO knows, San Francisco takes on a special allure from the air. .. read more..

Concord home fire extinguished after big bangs startle neighbors
Sunday, December 10, 2017

Neighbors dashed out of their houses in Concord Saturday night after hearing more than a dozen loud bangs followed by fire in a single-family home, but the flames were quickly extinguished and nobody appeared to have been injured, authorities said. The bangs happened just after 9 p.m. at a house ... .. read more..

Company says bus that overturned in SF wasn’t speeding
Sunday, December 10, 2017

An operating manager for the private charter company whose bus overturned and injured 29 passengers said Saturday that the cause was “ambiguous” because trackers on the bus show it wasn’t speeding. Three people remained hospitalized in fair condition Saturday after the bus owned by Charter Bros. ... .. read more..

Company says bus that overturned was not speeding
Sunday, December 10, 2017

An operating manager for the private charter company whose bus overturned and injured 29 passengers said Saturday that the cause was “ambiguous” because trackers on the bus show it wasn’t speeding. Three people remained hospitalized in fair condition Saturday after the bus owned by Charter Bros. ... .. read more..

Elderly pedestrian killed crossing street in Sunset District
Sunday, December 10, 2017

An elderly woman was killed in San Francisco’s Sunset District on Saturday afternoon after being struck by a car while crossing the street, police said. The woman was crossing 19th Avenue at Quintara Street at 4:35 p.m. when she was hit by a driver in a Toyota sedan, according to the San Francisc... .. read more..

Researcher accuses UCSF professor of sexual harassment
Sunday, December 10, 2017

A researcher is suing Stanton Glantz, a prominent UCSF professor and anti-tobacco crusader, accusing him of sexual harassing her when she worked for him. Eunice Neeley, a postdoctoral researcher for Glantz from 2015 to June 2017, said the professor “repeatedly stared at her body and chest, leered... .. read more..

Oakland officials agree to mediator for Monday talks with striking workers
Sunday, December 10, 2017

Oakland city officials and union negotiators have agreed to meeting with a state mediator on Monday to try to unstick stalled labor talks that triggered a strike that has shut down most city services for the past week. The city announced Saturday — the fifth day of the strike — that it would agre... .. read more..

Company says bus that overturned was not speeding
Sunday, December 10, 2017

An operating manager for the private charter company whose bus overturned and injured 29 passengers said Saturday that the cause was “ambiguous” because trackers on the bus show it wasn’t speeding. Three people remained hospitalized in fair condition Saturday after the bus owned by Charter Bros t... .. read more..

UCSF professor accused in suit of sexual harassment by former employee
Sunday, December 10, 2017

Stanton Glantz, a prominent UCSF professor and anti-tobacco crusader, has been accused by a former subordinate of sexual harassment, according to a lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court on Wednesday. The plaintiff Eunice Neeley, who worked for Glantz as a post-doctoral researcher from 201... .. read more..

Company says bus that overturned was not speeding
Sunday, December 10, 2017

An operating manager for the private charter company whose bus overturned and injured 29 passengers said Saturday that the cause was “ambiguous” because trackers on the bus show it wasn’t speeding. Three people remained hospitalized in fair condition Saturday after the bus owned by Charter Bros t... .. read more..

Santa cavalcade swarms SF
Saturday, December 9, 2017

Downtown San Francisco was once again clogged with fake Santas as SantaCon — the annual pub crawl in the cause of toys and fun — took over the streets, as it has since beginning here in 1994. .. read more..

Body of woman apparently mangled by mountain lion in NorCal IDd
Saturday, December 9, 2017

The body of a woman whose car was found abandoned near the rim of American Canyon Sunday morning has been found after a four-day search, according to the Placer County Sheriff's Office. When her body was found, it showed signs of being damaged by a mountain lion. .. read more..

Private charter bus overturns on Highway 101 in SF, injuring 30
Saturday, December 9, 2017

Investigators worked Saturday to determine what caused a private charter bus to topple onto its side on Highway 101 in San Francisco the night before, sending all the passengers to hospitals. The California Highway Patrol took the bus into evidence for the investigation, CHP Officer Vu Williams s... .. read more..

Private charter bus overturns on Highway 101 in SF, injuring 30
Saturday, December 9, 2017

The driver of a private charter bus that overturned on Highway 101 in San Francisco was not impaired in any way at the time of the crash, officials said Saturday. The crash occurred just after 8 p.m. Friday in the southbound lanes of Highway 101, north of Cesar Chavez Street in an area known as H... .. read more..

30 injured when private charter bus overturns on Hwy. 101 in SF
Saturday, December 9, 2017

A private charter bus loaded with at least 30 people overturned on Highway 101 in San Francisco on Friday night, tumbling onto its side and skidding across the busy freeway, leaving everyone aboard injured, four seriously, officials said. The crash occurred just after 8 p.m. in the southbound lan... .. read more..

30 injured when private charter bus overturns on Hwy. 101 in SF
Saturday, December 9, 2017

A private charter bus loaded with at least 30 people overturned on Highway 101 in San Francisco on Friday night, tumbling onto its side and skidding across the busy freeway, leaving everyone aboard injured, four seriously, officials said. The crash occurred just after 8 p.m. in the southbound lan... .. read more..

Season of Sharing: A cancer patient finds joy
Saturday, December 9, 2017

Ronald Calbert’s small home in West Oakland is filled with toy cars, tiny helicopters, colorful balls and various scooters. His walls are papered with a child’s hand-drawn pictures of rainbows, wobbly printed notes of greeting and Raiders stickers. This is not the home of a man who has given up h... .. read more..

30 injured when private charter bus overturns on Hwy. 101 in SF
Saturday, December 9, 2017

A private charter bus loaded with 30 people overturned on Highway 101 in San Francisco on Friday night, tumbling onto its side and skidding across the busy freeway, leaving everyone aboard injured, four seriously, officials said. The crash occurred just after 8 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Hig... .. read more..

Fatalities rising on Bay Area’s streets and highways, data show
Saturday, December 9, 2017

Bay Area streets and highways are not only getting busier, they’re becoming deadlier, particularly for bicyclists and pedestrians. Fatal collisions in the nine Bay Area counties increased 43 percent from 2010 to 2016, while injuries were up 25 percent, according to data recently released by the M... .. read more..

Glimmer of hope as Oakland labor strike heads into next week
Saturday, December 9, 2017

The Oakland worker strike that has shut down most city services will stretch into next week, but a bit of progress was made Friday when a union said it was willing to engage in mediation after Mayor Libby Schaaf declared an impasse. “We reached out to City Negotiators to select a mutually agreeab... .. read more..

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