Two coyotes now call Bernal Hill home, and sometimes they 'frolic'
Saturday, September 22, 2018

A lone coyote has long made San Francisco's Bernal Hill home, but in recent weeks people have seen two coyotes roaming this rocky summit rising above the city's south side have. .. read more..

School bus carrying 7 students catches fire on Richmond Bridge
Saturday, September 22, 2018

A school bus fire Friday afternoon caused a traffic shutdown for about 40 minutes on the westbound lanes of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, authorities said. Three adults and 7 students, ages 11 to 18, got off the bus safely and without injuries. They were coming from the California School for the De... .. read more..

Candlestick Point opening campsites (bring a warm blanket)
Friday, September 21, 2018

California is inviting folks to pitch a tent at one of six designated sites opening in Candlestick Point State Park on Oct. 1. .. read more..

Palo Alto moms link arms in front of Christine Ford's home, chant 'Protect Ch...
Friday, September 21, 2018

A group of two dozen people gathered in the driveway of Christine Blasey Ford's Palo Alto home Thursday to show support for the professor who says she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. .. read more..

Man accused in San Francisco kidnapping, deadly crash ordered to stand trial
Thursday, September 20, 2018

A man accused in a violent San Francisco kidnapping that led to a fiery and fatal crash in Emeryville was ordered to stand trial on several charges, including murder, a judge ruled Thursday. Michael Brown, 42, is facing charges including kidnapping, conspiracy, assault, pimping and murder. A seco... .. read more..

Vacaville toddler found wandering alone in neighborhood, police say
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Vacaville police have located the parents of a toddler who was found wandering around a neighborhood early Thursday morning. At around 6:45 a.m. the unattended child was found walking in the southeast area of Vacaville. He was found wearing red footie pajamas. .. read more..

Man pulled from water near SF’s Aquatic Park; 2 rescued from cliff rocks
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Two men and a woman were rescued early Thursday, and one was in critical condition, after being trapped on rocks and in the water near Aquatic Park in San Francisco, officials said. The incident was reported about 5:40 a.m., according to the San Francisco Fire Department, which sent crews to the ... .. read more..

Fresno Zoo trespasser bitten by lion
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Police found drug paraphernalia on a man who was bitten by a lion after breaking into the Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wednesday night, ABC 7 reports. .. read more..

Police suspect Fresno Zoo trespasser bitten by lion was 'under the influence'
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Police found drug paraphernalia on a man who was bitten by a lion after breaking into the Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wednesday night, ABC 7 reports. .. read more..

Arrest of San Francisco activist Equipto sparks protest outside police statio...
Thursday, September 20, 2018

More than 50 protesters confronted police outside of the Mission police station in San Francisco following the arrest of a Bay Area activist Wednesday who residents said was taken into custody for videoing police mistreatment of a black youth. Ilyich Sato, a rapper also known as Equipto, and the ... .. read more..

Dreamforce is coming to San Francisco — here’s what to expect
Thursday, September 20, 2018

An average weekday in downtown San Francisco can already feel claustrophobic, so what happens when 170,000 additional people flood into a relatively small patch of the city? Congestion, and lots of it. Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual customer conference, will bring many tens of thousands of confe... .. read more..

Elderly pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by truck in Bernal H...
Thursday, September 20, 2018

A flatbed truck towing a trailer Wednesday afternoon hit an elderly pedestrian and closed down a Bernal Heights intersection, authorities said. The incident happened around 2:49 p.m. at the intersection of Cortland Avenue and Ellsworth Street. The intersection remained closed as of 5 p.m, said Sa... .. read more..

Bomb threat at Half Moon Bay middle school prompts evacuations
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A bomb threat Wednesday morning caused evacuations at a Half Moon Bay middle school, officials said. San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies responded to the threat shortly before 11 a.m. at Cunha Intermediate School. .. read more..

Victim in deadly San Rafael construction site accident identified
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Authorities have released the name of a man who was killed in a San Rafael construction accident Tuesday. San Juan Landaverde-Olvera, 59, of San Rafael, died when a stack of plywood sheets fell on him, the Marin County coroner’s office said. Landaverde-Olvera was sitting atop a pile of lumber pla... .. read more..

20 super-secret spots around Tahoe: Where to escape the crowds this fall
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The key to fully taking in the area's stunning landscape is to go during the off-seasons in fall and spring—and if you can, make your trip during the week, not on the weekend. .. read more..

McDonald’s workers in SF allege sexual harassment in national protest
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tuesday’s lunchtime crowd at the McDonald’s in San Francisco’s Mission District clustered outside the front door, but people weren’t dining al fresco or happily waiting in line for a meal. About 60 protesters, some of them McDonald’s employees, gathered to chant, wave signs and deliver speeches a... .. read more..

Roadkill report: Bay Area motorists lead the state in hitting wild animals
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The deer your daughter said jumped out of nowhere and dented the car she had borrowed to go out with friends might not be the elaborate fabrication it seems, a new analysis of highway crashes with animals would indicate. Mule deer were involved in 88 percent of the 6,600 accidents involving wildl... .. read more..

McDonald’s workers in SF allege sexual harassment in national protest
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday’s lunchtime crowd at the McDonald’s in San Francisco’s Mission District clustered outside the front door, but people weren’t dining al fresco or happily waiting in line for a meal. About 60 protesters, some of them McDonald’s employees, gathered to chant, wave signs and deliver speeches a... .. read more..

Construction worker killed by falling plywood in San Rafael
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A construction worker was killed by falling plywood sheets at a San Rafael construction site Tuesday morning, authorities said. The worker was sitting next to some lumber at the construction site on Fair Drive when the sheets, leaned up against the building’s frame, toppled over, said Sgt. Lisa H... .. read more..

Woman's bloody crime spree began with stabbing of SJ reporter, authorities say
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A woman accused of murdering a man in a Hayward motel in July 2017 has been linked through DNA evidence to the stabbing of a San Jose Mercury News reporter, according to court records cited by a Bay Area News Group report. .. read more..

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