San Francisco Bay Area

Katy woman accused of mailing meth to Conroe double killer in North Texas prison

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A Katy woman was arrested in Wichita County on Thursday after she allegedly tried mailing meth to a high-profile Conroe double …

Crime

California gearing up for big battle over rent control

Battle lines are forming over what could be one of the most contentious fights about housing in California in decades.<p>I’m talking about Proposition …

Housing

Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer-winning restaurant critic, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57.<p>The Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

New Zealand repeat as Women’s Rugby World Cup champions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Black Ferns stood shoulder to shoulder Saturday as their national anthem played and day turned to dusk by the San Francisco …

Rugby World Cup

A's set for Oakland Coliseum crowd record after opening Mount Davis

OAKLAND — Dereck Rodriguez pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning for his fourth consecutive win, and the San Francisco Giants beat the …

Oakland Athletics

'Trump Chicken' to set sail in San Francisco Bay Sunday

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Ahoy!<p>The 33-foot inflatable "Trump Chicken" will be setting sail in the San Francisco Bay on Sunday.<p>The chicken, dressed in …

San Francisco

Inflatable 'Trump Chicken' dressed like a prisoner to sail off coast of San Francisco

A 33-foot tall inflatable blimp depicting President TrumpDonald John TrumpWSJ: Trump ignored advice to confront Putin over indictments Trump hotel …

San Francisco

One dead following police pursuit, shutting down westbound Highway 24 in Orinda

ORINDA — One person is dead and another injured after a police pursuit ended in a single-car crash, shutting down westbound Highway 24 for hours …

San Francisco Bay Area

Black owner of SF lemonade stand has police called on him while trying to open his business

The owner of a high-end lemonade stand in San Francisco's Mission District said that he was approached by officers with the San Francisco Police Department on Thursday, July 19 as he was opening his business after someone in the neighborhood thought he was breaking into his own business.<p>Viktor …

San Francisco

California’s high tech, diverse population are its new story

It’s is a historic time in California and the Bay Area, almost like living in the middle of the Gold Rush. In a single generation, Californians have …

San Francisco

A's expecting largest crowd in Oakland Coliseum history

This place will be LOUD! Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports<p>The Oakland Athletics will make history on Saturday night. When they face off against the San …

Oakland Athletics

Saint Arnold beer garden boasts food, art, downtown views

Image 1of/39<p>Caption<p>Close<p>I predict the first thing you tell your friends about after visiting the new Saint Arnold Brewing Co. beer garden and …

Food & Dining

5 fab Lake Tahoe restaurants for lakeside dining

<i>CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing these photos on a mobile device</i><p>Lake Tahoe is the summertime go-to for high-altitude hijinks, outdoor …

Tahoe

38 Flavors: The Best Ice Cream Scoops in the Bay Area

San Francisco is an ice cream town. And the rest of the Bay Area? Just an even bigger excuse to binge on too much sugar.<p>And binge we do, come warm …

Ice Cream

BBB on Homes: BBB offers tips on dealing with robocalls

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>As a consumer, it is likely you have received a robocall over the past year. While robocalls are often unsolicited, and many …

Identity Theft

108 grandchildren in 108 years: Five generations say goodbye to San Jose matriarch

It’s always been challenging to find a place big enough to celebrate the life of Trinidad Ramirez Carrasco.<p>Not only did she live to be 108 — one of …

San Jose

When derelicts from Down Under overran San Francisco

In the early years of San Francisco, one neighborhood was synonymous with vice, crime, degradation and all-around sleaze: Sydney-Town.<p>Sydney-Town was …

San Francisco

ISIS supporter pleads guilty in plot to kill 10,000 people in Bay Area: report

A man who reportedly told authorities he wanted to help ISIS kill 10,000 people in the San Francisco Bay area has pleaded guilty to federal charges.

San Francisco Bay

Bridging Disparate Artistic Traditions to Find What Unites People in the Bay Area

Perhaps you’ve noticed this attending cultural events in the San Francisco Bay Area: a lack of diversity in the audience. You go to the opera, and …

San Francisco Bay

Justin Verlander's gem, George Springer's grand slam seal Astros' win over Angels

Image 1of/39<p>Caption<p>Close<p>ANAHEIM, Calif. – The home crowd erupted with two days' worth of bottled-up cheers when Shohei Ohtani, the Japanese rookie …

Mike Scioscia

Giants' Brandon Belt tweets photo of him watching Bay Bridge series with newborn son

LOW<p>HIGH<p>LOW<p>HIGH<p>San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt had a great reason for missing the first game of the Bay Bridge Series against the Oakland Athletics: he was with his newborn son, who was born on July 20.<p>Belt tweeted a photo of himself and his son, August Kyle Belt, in a hospital room, …

San Francisco Giants

A’s will set Oakland Coliseum attendance record on Saturday night

The Oakland A’s will make history on Saturday night when hosting nearly 57,000 fans, which will be the largest crowd to ever amasse at the Oakland …

San Francisco Giants

Free agent offensive linemen the Buffalo Bills could look at before training camp

At the epicenter of a successful team lies a strong offensive line. Though protecting the quarterback comes as the unit’s main purpose, injecting …

Football (U.S.)

Soccer roundup: Manchester United-Quakes at Levi’s, La Liga tours U.S.

Manchester United has arrived in the Bay Area to take on the San Jose Earthquakes in an exhibition friendly Sunday at Levi’s Stadium.<p>The clubs are in …

Soccer

Warriors’ new big man could leave a big void

Consider yourself a true Warriors’ fan or astute NBA analyst, or both, if you’re already worrying about Life After Boogie.<p><b>DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins</b> …

Steve Kerr

GHBA Remodelers Council: Create your home office

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Do you run a small business from your home?<p>Purchasing the right kind of cabinetry will improve productivity, efficiency and …

San Francisco Bay Area

49ers coach Katie Sowers breaks new ground, fulfills her NFL dream

Anyone watching closely could see that Katie Sowers was leaving a trail of visual bread crumbs behind her, which would lead right to her current …

NFL

A’s expected to make history at Coliseum Saturday night vs Giants

OAKLAND — The Coliseum will be sold out for the second consecutive night, only this time setting records with even more fans in attendance.<p>The A’s …

Oakland Athletics

55-year-old man killed in Antioch fight

A 55-year-old man was killed early Saturday after a fight broke out in a parking lot near a convenience store and homes in Antioch, authorities said.<p>Officers responded to reports of two men fighting about 12:15 a.m. on the 3700 block of Sunset Lane, near the intersection of Davidson Drive, just …

Crime

Los Angeles food critic Jonathan Gold dead at 57

Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles restaurant critic and one of the most influential food journalists of his generation, has died. …

Los Angeles