Marin County

Many Bay Area national parks closed because of government shutdown

- A number of national parks in the Bay Area are closed beginning today because of the government shutdown, though some may have areas that are …

San Francisco

Big Oil, climate change and the law

Seen from the executive floors of the oil majors, the legal action launched against five of the world‘s largest oil companies at the beginning of …

Climate

How the Is Left Is Coordinating An Attack Against Energy Companies in California

On Global Warming Dangers, Cities Telling Courts One Thing, Investors Another<p>Posted: Jan 22, 2018 12:01 AM<p>In California, seven cities have sued …

Conservative View

Whole Foods Snafus Show Amazon Is Not Invincible

For many business leaders, Amazon has become a sort of latter day Hannibal or Genghis Khan — the ultimate boogeyman whose very appearance on the horizon is enough to get them tying white handkerchiefs to the nearest stick.<p>I learned that last summer, when I found myself at the headquarters of one of …

Food

'Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind' Film Review: HBO Doc Remembers Comic Actor with Tough Love

Sundance 2018: Friends, family and peers remember the Oscar-winner with affection and without filters<p>Free association has rarely been freer than in …

Entertainment

How To Renew Marijuana Card — Caliva

In the present day, Renew Your Cannabis Card On-line & Receive A Free Gift! BubbleFunker – your experience appears to be …

Cannabis

Watch Two of the Fastest Production Bikes in the World Go Head to Head

Last year, Zack and Ari went to Northern California to get a story for about two of the most technologically advanced and fastest motorcycles for …

San Francisco Bay Area

California flu deaths jump from 42 to 74; Greater Bay Area reports 25

Flu deaths of Californians under 65 soared again in the latest reporting period and now total 74, according to state public health officials on …

Public Health

‘Dramatic and elegant’ family home in Tiburon

When Lauren Kowal first entered 7 Hillcrest Road in Tiburon in March 2010, she was in awe of the millwork, bay views and parquet hardwood flooring. She and her husband were the first to move into the newly finished Pacific Heights-style residence, and the couple raised their children in the …

Houses

Jesse James Reveals .45-Caliber Pistol He Made For President Trump

The famed bike builder turned luxury gunsmith crafted a custom .45 for 45.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>You probably know Jesse James from his popular 2000s reality show,</i> …

Guns

As flu cases surge, Bay Area hospitals work overtime

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Late last week, Nikki Camarena began to feel inklings of discomfort that, by Monday, had become the full-blown flu, with a …

Public Health

My Transit Density Bill (SB 827): Answering Common Questions and Debunking Misinformation

Our recent announcement of my bill (Senate Bill 827) allowing for more housing near public transportation has drawn a lot of attention, questions, …

Housing

California's Secessionists Want To Take Emerald Triangle With Them

The people behind “New California” ostentatiously proclaim that their founders—as represented by vice-chair and mouthpiece Paul Preston—have …

Cannabis

Sen. Scott Wiener explains plan for taller, denser housing near transit

New bill would all but mandate midrise development at transit hubs<p>In 2017, Senator Scott Wiener rewrote the rules on housing development for California cities with SB 35, a law that mandates municipalities to build more to keep up with demand or risk temporarily losing control of much of their …

Cities

Why NBA basketball on Martin Luther King Day is so important

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports<p>The first NBA game this scribe attended was on Martin Luther King Day, many moons ago. An uncle purchased tickets for me …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

20 of the Most Interesting Trees Around the World

Whether they bleed crimson sap or uncannily resemble human features, these 20 trees aren't your average oaks and elms.<p>1. TREE SHAPED LIKE A HAND<p>Ramzi …

Edvard Munch

29 Places to Welcome Spring

Feel the mist on your skin<p>Even if you’ve been to <b>Yosemite</b> a thousand times, visit in spring and it feels like the first time all over again. The …

Outdoors

The Marriage Ended. The Company Thrived.

SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. — It is a bright September day and I am standing in a 45,000-square-foot space in Marin County that was once the “Star Wars<i>”</i> studio of George Lucas and is now the home of EO Products. It is hard to imagine a high-tech film studio being converted into the production facility for …

Business

WATCH: Shapiro On Fox: 'This Is A Rorschach Test On How You View The President'

Appearing on Fox & Friends on Friday morning, Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro discussed the furor that erupted on Thursday after President …

Conservative View

LA Leaders Want To Sue Oil Companies For Climate Change

Four Los Angeles City Council members said Friday they want to join other cities in suing companies like ExxonMobil for global warming.<p>LOS ANGELES, …

Climate

SALT Shift Bolsters Munis' Appeal to Wealthy in High-Tax States

Residents in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who waited in queues to pay their property taxes early and take advantage of an expiring tax …

Finance

Mother seeks answers for son found dead in the waters near Stinson Beach last month

- Tyler Silva was last seen on top of the cliffs high above Muir Beach in Marin County on Dec. 3. Then he disappeared.<p>It wasn’t until a little over a …

San Francisco Bay Area

Coho Salmon Released At Marin's Muir Beach To Boost Population

Biologists hope the released fish will migrate upstream and spawn in the creek, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.<p>MARIN …

Salmon

An 8-Year-old Asked, What if the Whole World Made a Painting Together? And it Sort of Happened.

An 8-year old in Hillsboro, Virginia asked me a question in 1999. I had facilitated a painting with 350 students in her school. Meredith Miller …

Good News

Marin County car dealer accused of $6.3 million embezzlement scheme

Three people were arrested Friday for orchestrating a multimillion-dollar embezzlement scheme at car dealerships in Marin County, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.<p>Amir Bakhtiari, 50, a resident of Newport Beach and formerly of Marin County, served as the ringleader of the fraud scheme, …

Corruption

'The Apothecarium' Fires Up Recreational Cannabis Sales In The Marina

Today, The Apothecarium dispensary at 2414 Lombard St. (and Scott) opened its doors to recreational users.<p>Just before 11am, staff gathered with …

Cannabis

Borenstein: Brown suffers major setback on pension reform

Gov. Jerry Brown suffered a significant legal setback this week when a state appeals court dealt a blow to hopes for meaningful pension reform in …

San Francisco Bay Area

KQED

After months of field studies and preparation, design teams in the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge are now paired up with communities around …

Palo Alto

9 trails that every Bay Area hiker needs to check off the to-do list

While many head to San Francisco to visit its top-notch restaurants and cocktail lounges, others who live in the city are eager to get out of town on weekends to enjoy nature.<p>The beauty of living in this area is that you don't have to travel to all the way to the mountains of Tahoe or Yosemite to …

Adventure Travel

Now you can rent a vintage teardrop camper for a weekend in the woods

If you’re not ready to buy a teardrop trailer of your own, now you can spend the weekend cozied up inside one thanks to Camp Weathered. Based out of …

RVs