Marin County

First atmospheric river of the season soaks Bay Area, bringing nearly 5 inches rain to one spot

It was a soaker.<p>A moisture-packed storm fueled by an atmospheric river coming from Hawaii drenched the Bay Area Wednesday though Thursday.<p>The Santa Cruz Mountains received the most rainfall with a gauge in Ben Lomond recording 4.88 inches.<p>Mount Diablo Peak received 3.89 inches, the Oakland Airport …

Weather

Jered Standing’s Whole-Animal Butchery Now Open on Melrose

Good things come to those who wait.<p>If anyone has lived and breathed this saying, it’s Jered Standing. I met the ex-Bel Campo butcher in June of 2016, …

Los Angeles

Muir Woods to become first in national park system to require year-round vehicle reservations

In an attempt to reduce traffic jams and overcrowding, Muir Woods National Monument will become the first national park unit in the United States to …

National Parks

Table for 1,000? Feast Your Eyes on Pics of This Stunning Traveling Dinner Series

And now you can buy a ticket that helps people in need.<p>You might call the Outstanding in the Field dinner series a sort of traveling culinary circus: …

Bravo TV

France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child

<b>Julia Child is a mythical name in the history of French cuisine. Thames and Hudson publishes a new book entitled France is a Feast: The Photographic</b> …

Photographie

Muir Woods to require parking reservations starting Jan. 16

Muir Woods National Monument will implement a reservation system Jan. 16 for parking and shuttle service to reduce congestion in the Marin County preserve, the National Park Service said.<p>All vehicles will have to use the reservation system to secure one of the 232 parking spaces at Muir Woods. The …

San Francisco Bay Area

Yappy reunion as Oakland Yorkie returned after owner says he was dognapped

Dirty and a little smelly after 10 days away from home, Biscuit the Oakland Yorkie dognapped from his family’s car is back at home and reunited with his human companions, his owner said Thursday.<p>“I’m at peace again, you know. That was a long, stressful 10 days,” the pooch’s owner Melissa Smith …

Santa Barbara County

5 crazy facts about how young Sean McVay and Jared Goff are

Back in January, when the Rams made Sean McVay the youngest coach in NFL history, many wondered if he was too young to handle the pressure and …

Sean McVay

KQED

After months of study, ten carefully-picked design teams are unveiling their first ideas for giving the Bay Area a makeover to cope with rising sea …

Climate Change

Reborn Los Vaqueros a new haven for fish, wildlife

From the shore of Los Vaqueros Reservoir, one sweep of the eyes will take you across what is emerging as the fastest-rising fish and wildlife …

Fishing

Supervisors considering delivery-only medical marijuana business licensing Tuesday

Marin County's Board of Supervisors Tuesday will consider an ordinance that allows licensing of delivery-only medicinal marijuana businesses.<p>The ordinance requires a retailer to be closed to the public and dispense medicinal marijuana exclusively by delivery.<p>Delivery-only retailers would have to be …

San Francisco Bay Area

Latino Students in California Face Large Inequities Compared to White Peers

click to enlarge<p>Latino youth in California make up a majority of the student population but face daunting obstacles in schools, including less access …

Education

Survivor recalls Cal’s last Rose Bowl win

Image 1of/10<p>Caption<p>Close<p>If there’s one thing people have learned in Berkeley, it’s that you can’t put “Cal football” and “Rose Bowl” in the same …

Rose Bowl

Stunning Sausalito houseboat seeks $2.75 million

Ahoy!<p>Located inside Sausalito’s whimsical and beloved floating home community, 42 Issaquah Dock is a treat for anyone who has ever yearned to live inside this nautical neighborhood.<p>Built in 1978, this floating home comes with three beds, one and a half baths, and 1,232 square feet. Other highlights …

San Francisco Bay Area

Ten years later: Cosco Busan spill revives Richardson Bay bird habitat

Ten years ago one of the worst environmental marine disasters in the Bay Area devastated miles of shoreline when the Cosco Busan container ship …

Mountain View: Man dies from downtown stabbing, suspect arrested

MOUNTAIN VIEW — A man has died of injuries after being stabbed in downtown Mountain View on Saturday evening, and the arrested suspect now faces a …

Crime

Why Do Progressives Hate Progress?

(Steven Hayward)That’s the question Steven Pinker of Harvard addressed in a short lecture I saw him deliver back in June at the annual Breakthrough …

Conservative View

Marin Firefighters Seek Bicycles, Helmets For Wildfire Victims

SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) – Marin County firefighters are collecting bicycles and helmets for North Bay families who were burned out of their homes during …

San Francisco Bay Area

Forget the ‘creatives’ — management makes the world go round

At some indistinct point over the past decade, it became acceptable for grown adults in a professional context to describe themselves as creative. …

Dara Khosrowshahi

40 Firefighters Lost Their Homes in Wildfires– Buy Your Coffee AND Help Them at the Same Time

40 Firefighters Lost Their Homes in Wildfires– Buy Your Coffee and Help...<p>Thousands of firefighters who in late October were still battling 10 …

Good News

Stolen Bicycle Recovered In Fairfax

FAIRFAX, CA – A routine patrol resulted in an arrest and the recovery of a stolen bicycle early Thursday in Fairfax.<p>According to the Fairfax Police …

Crime

How this 1976 dinner changed the way you eat

Northern California Regional Dinner<p>Jeremiah Tower was inspired to celebrate the food naturally around him while flipping through a cookbook by French chef Charles Ranhofer; at the time, Chez Panisse was known for French classics and French regional food. But when Tower spied a soup that referred to …

Restaurants

One Man's Quest to Cure Diabetes 2

<b>After leaving Finland for California, Sami Inkinen pushed himself to the limits as a triathlete and an entrepreneur. His real-estate site Trulia became a big winner. But his latest venture, a new online medical clinic, is a lot riskier—and potentially far more lucrative.</b><p><i>This article appeared in the</i> …

Entrepreneurship

High on Incentives

Whatever its enjoyments, marijuana is not typically associated with sharper thinking. But in California, where recreational pot was legalized last year, citizens now have a much clearer view of the unintended consequences that come from high tax rates.<p>A new report from the global credit-rating firm …

Opinion

Isabel Allende on Harry Potter, Dostoyevsky, and the Gift of Reading

Isabel Allende’s new novel, <i>In the Midst of Winter</i>, is available October 31.*<b>What was the first book you fell in love with?</b><br>In my early childhood I …

Literature

Billionaire Wants to Split California Into 3 States

Remember that widely-joked about plan to break California up into six states that died before making it to the ballot for the 2016 state elections? …

California

Marin man charged in alleged mow-down of four cyclists on charity ride

A Novato man accused of intentionally striking cyclists with his pickup truck in West Marin earlier this month has been charged with four felony …

Crime

Marin County Masterpiece on Market for $4.2M Evokes Best of '70s Era

Peering out from the treetops of Corte Madera, CA, is a '70s-era masterpiece, now on the market for $4.2 million. Built by architect <b>Robert Overstreet</b> …

Houses

After the fire, heroes become homeless - The Washington Post

Now watching<p>5:22<p>After the fire, heroes become homeless<p>Now watching<p>1:09<p>Wildfires blaze through parts of Ventura County, Calif.<p>Now watching<p>0:36<p>San Francisco firefighters tend to chickens that survived wildfires<p>Now watching<p>1:37<p>'You can create your new normal': Californians seek aid after wildfires<p>Now …

Homelessness

10 Music Icons Of The ’60s Rocked By Alien Encounters

The 1960s was one of the most memorable eras of the 20th century. It ushered in the civil rights movement, gave birth to the sexual revolution, and …

Keith Richards