California

Here’s What the U.S.-Mexico Border Actually Looks Like

1 of 10<p>Baja California - Imperial County VI, 2014<p>2 of 10<p>Barret Junction - Tecate, 2014<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 10<p>El Paso - Ciudad Juarez I, 2015<p>4 of …

Mexico

3 Ways to Spend a Day at San Francisco's Baker Beach

Baker Beach, located just west of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, is not your typical summer beach destination. While there's plenty of …

San Francisco

Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat 49ers 33-14

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Vance Joseph isn't yet ready to declare a winner in the race to be Denver's starting quarterback between Paxton Lynch and Trevor Siemian.<p>If he is, the Broncos' head coach is keeping it to himself.<p>Lynch led three scoring drives in his bid for the job while Siemian, who …

NFL

Pebble Beach 2017: The VW van is back — but this time it's electric

Barely in time for the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, Volkswagen has announced it will bring back the most iconic vehicle of the 1960s.<p>The VW van will return sometime in the next two years, as the I.D. Buzz. But this time around, it’s not a four-cylinder, water-cooled gas burner. The new …

Electric Vehicles

Broncos vs. 49ers: The good, bad and ugly from Week 2 of the preseason

SANTA CLARA, CA – AUGUST 19: Jeremy Kerley #17 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Zaire Anderson #50 and Justin Simmons #31 of the Denver …

San Francisco

5 epic Northern California brewery tours

California’s vibrant craft brewery scene begs to be explored — preferably with a designated driver. Fortunately, there are a slew of brewery tour …

San Jose

Could Free Weed Help San Francisco’s Homeless Population? | Cannabis Now

Most of Mary Howe’s Monday evenings revolve around clean hypodermic needles — the ones used for injecting heroin and other intravenous drugs — and a …

San Francisco

Fire breaks out during wedding at historic winery

- A 2-alarm fire in Sunol this evening caused significant damage to the historic tasting room of a Sunol winery, according to Alameda County Fire …

San Francisco Bay Area

After her life in L.A. unraveled, a woman living in her car hopes to regain health and employment

She’s a Los Angeles native, the daughter of Japanese immigrants, and at one time she was the definition of middle class.<p>College education. Good job. Nice apartment in the Cheviot Hills area.<p>Losing those things did not happen overnight. There’s a story here, an unraveling, a long process of decline. …

The votes are in: It's San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium

Jack Murphy has been gone for 37 years, but he has not been forgotten.<p>Especially by Union-Tribune readers.<p>San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium was far and …

San Diego

Over 100 firefighters sent to tackle huge blaze at a warehouse in Essex

A large fire has broken out in a warehouse in Basildon, Essex.<p>More than a hundred firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze which is said to have …

San Francisco Bay Area

JetSuiteX Expands to San Jose

I just received an email telling me that JetSuiteX expands to San Jose starting September 12, 2017. I love flying JetSuiteX because you get to …

San Jose

Big fare alert all alliances USA to Germany/Central Europe $300s/$400s Sep-Oct

A major fare war from many USA airports to many airports. Austria, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Prague and Budapest. All three major alliances have low …

Air Travel

Eclipse to have big impact on California power

<i>The May 20, 2012, solar eclipse is visible from Elida, New Mexico.; Credit: Courtesy of Fred Espenak</i>Jonathan J. Cooper | APWhen the moon passes in …

Renewable Energy

Feds allege California Marines involved in $67M health fraud

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal authorities say Southern California Marines were recruited for a scheme that bilked the government's military health insurance provider out of $67 million.<p>The San Diego Union-Tribune (http://bit.ly/2v1kixi) says a complaint was filed Thursday in San Diego as part of a civil …

News (U.S.)

Black Panther History Pop-Ups Spotlight Ongoing Struggle For Affordable Housing

“The Mission tenants are in trouble,” stated a 1966 article by the civil rights organization S.N.C.C. “We demand decent housing,” read the front-page …

San Francisco

The California Bucket List: Your daily guide to the best adventures and experiences in the Golden State

The California Bucket List is your daily guide to essential California adventures, from easy to edgy. Check in every day for a new must-do adventure, each tried and tested by one of the Travel section's staffers and contributors.<p><i>Tell us what's on your California bucket list. Email</i> …

List-Worthy

Boys water polo season preview

<b>PLAYERS TO WATCH</b><p>Cole Atwell (La Jolla), Chris Ball (Point Loma), Enrique Balvaneda (San Ysidro), Ben Brown (Mater Dei Catholic), Jaedan Calder …

San Diego

Von Miller unlikely to play in second preseason game, vs. 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Von Miller sat out the Broncos’ first preseason game at Chicago and it’s likely he’ll sit out the second, against the 49ers on …

Santa Clara

Broncos vs. 49ers: Game info, how to watch and more

SANTA CLARA, CA - AUGUST 17: A general view during a preseason game between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium on August …

San Francisco

Downtown Oakland streets closed this weekend for festival

OAKLAND (BCN)<p>Some streets are closed in downtown Oakland today and tomorrow as the 17th Art + Soul Festival event takes place from noon to 6 p.m. both days, event organizers said.<p>Organizers said 14th Street will be closed from Broadway to Martin Luther King Jr. Way; Clay Street will be closed from …

San Francisco Bay Area

San Diego Helps Clear the Shelters in 2017 Pet Drive

Animal shelters across the U.S. – including more than a dozen in San Diego County – will team up with NBC Saturday to find loving forever homes for …

San Diego

Bernalillo County fire chief to resign

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bernalillo County Fire Chief Chris Celaya will resign at the end of September after a little more than two years.<p>Celaya has held …

San Francisco Bay Area

Two Teenagers Complete Solo Swim Of The Catalina Channel

Mia Thomas (16 years old) and Heloise Leblanc (17 years old) from San Diego County completed their solo swims across the Catalina Channel on …

Swimming

White nationalism on rise in California as Bay Area girds for rallies next weekend

<b>Reading this on your phone? Stay up to date with our free mobile app. Get it from the Apple app store or the Google Play store.</b>OAKDALE — As the …

Racism

'There is no race that's superior': Orange County pastor denounces white nationalists during Harvest festival

A pastor on Friday night denounced white nationalists and called for a “spiritual awakening” as he kicked off an annual Christian retreat in Anaheim attended by more than 25,000 people.<p>“For the followers of Jesus Christ, there is no place for racial bigotry or prejudice of any kind,” Pastor Greg …

Racism

In new tactic, smugglers use drone to fly meth over Mexican border into San Diego, officials say

The buzz of a motor overhead at nearly 11:30 p.m. was the tip-off.<p>A remote-controlled drone flew over the border fence from Mexico, heading for San Ysidro, while a Border Patrol agent listened and watched. He radioed ahead to other agents to be on the lookout for the small aircraft.<p>Ten minutes …

Drones

San Diego Padres: Offseason starting pitching predictions

DENVER, CO - JULY 17: Manager Andy Green of the San Diego Padres walks back to the dugout after changing pitchers in the eighth inning against the …

Baseball

It's getting existential and daydreamy out here in NorCal

So let’s not be negative but let’s be honest: Nobody really wants to read about my day-to-day out here. Trust me. I’m just not great at listing out …

Northern California

Moth A-Cat North American Championships come to San Diego South Bay

Moth & A-Cat North American Championships come to San Diego South Bay<p>by Emily Willhoft today at 2:45 pm 29 September - 1 October & 5-8 October …

Sailing