San Francisco Bay Area

Here's what BART looked like on the original 1972 opening day

The future rolled into the Bay Area 45 years ago when the first BART line began operation between Fremont and Oakland. This weekend the transit system finally inches further south with the opening of the Warm Springs/South Fremont Station.<p>How does the initial fanfare compare to that first train out …

Oakland

More rain forecast for Bay Area

The Bay Area will get a one-day break from the rain that swept through the region late this week, but more precipitation is likely on the way this weekend, forecasters said Saturday.<p>After a rainy Friday, Saturday was forecast to be mostly clear and relatively comfortable with temperatures in the …

San Francisco

Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon set for SF streets

Crews are getting ready to shut down two lanes of the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday night ahead of Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon.<p>Runners will …

San Francisco

“Building destroyed. Vault intact. Credit unaffected.”

San Francisco’s Place in US Banking<p>Nearly everyone assumes that New York is the banking capital of North America. It wouldn’t be surprising if …

San Francisco

7 Places To Go Without Leaving The Inner Sunset This Weekend

The Inner Sunset's central location makes it an ideal point of departure, but we found plenty activities within walking distance this weekend — …

San Francisco

Eric McFarland Marin County Real Estate

Bringing 30 years of residential real estate experience this mother/son duo rank in the top 3% of all Marin County realtors. Their combined …

Marin County

Schaaf at Raiders rally: 'We call b-------' on Oakland proposal myth

While speaking to Raiders fans at a rally at the Coliseum, mayor Libby Schaaf makes a full-throated argument for the NFL to keep the team in Oakland.

Oakland

Parking Changes, Lane Closures, Page Street Neighborway Headed To Hayes Valley

As we reported earlier this month, SFMTA will close the half-block of Octavia Boulevard between Linden and Hayes streets to cars for a one-week test …

San Francisco

Giants notes: Final exhibition at Oakland will be an introduction for prospect Tyler Beede, and perhaps a farewell for an East Bay legend

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Giants manager Bruce Bochy has informed several players remaining in major league camp that they won’t make the opening day …

Oakland

Photo gallery: Tampa Pride Parade takes over the streets of Ybor

View a gallery of images from Saturday's Tampa Pride Parade. Led by Tampa Bay's Rainbow Pride Marching Band, the parade made its way from Nuccio …

Photojournalism

Roger Goodell paints bleak picture for Raiders fans in letter to Oakland mayor

OAKLAND — Painting a grim picture of the city’s chances of keeping the Raiders from moving to Las Vegas, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told Mayor …

Oakland

SFPD responds to barricaded suspect

Authorities responded to a barricaded suspect who had “discharged a round” in San Francisco on Saturday, police said.<p>Officer Grace Gatpandan, a police spokeswoman, said in a tweet that officers were at the scene of the incident at 10:40 a.m. on the 200 block of Turk Street.<p><i>Hamed Aleaziz is a San</i> …

San Francisco Bay

Steve Kerr congratulates Mission High for state basketball championship

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Oakland

FiDi & North Beach Crime: Prowler Nabs Pants, Knife- and Gunpoint Robberies

Chinatown, Embarcadero, Nob Hill, North Beach, Russian Hill, Union SquarePhoto: Geri Koeppel/HoodlineWe're nearing the end of the month, which means …

San Francisco

New San Francisco Zoo exhibit shines light on illegal ivory trade

SAN FRANCISCO<p>A new exhibit to educate people, especially young people, on the illegal trade in ivory and other animal parts officially opens at the San Francisco Zoo on Monday, zoo officials said.<p>The exhibit titled "Red Ivory" is a six-minute video about the past, present and future of elephants …

San Francisco

Warriors All-82 podcast: Previewing the upcoming schedule

OAKLAND — The Warriors won a sixth straight game on Friday night, easily taking down the Kings.<p>You can read a full recap, plus watch some postgame …

Oakland

Meet Saif Babiker: A Sudanese Activist Trying To Bring His Wife To America

<i>This is the fourth in a series highlighting Bay Area people with connections to the seven predominantly Muslim countries affected by President</i> …

San Francisco

Sports calendar, March 25-26

SATURDAY<p>Baseball<p>Spring training<p>10a<p>Detroit vs. Pittsburgh <b>MLBNet</b><p>1p<p>Cincinnati vs. A’s (95.7)<p>1p<p>Texas vs. Seattle <b>MLBNet</b><p>3p<p>San Diego vs. Giants <b>Channel: 11</b> (680)<p>Boxing<p>3p<p>Lightweights: Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla II <b>Showtime</b><p>6p<p>Super welterweights: Cesar Soriano vs. Neeco Macias <b>CBSSN</b><p>College …

Oakland

Police Respond To Barricaded Person, Report Of Gun Going Off

San Francisco police have responded to an incident this morning in which a person barricaded themselves and a gun was fired, police said on …

San Francisco Politics

Upscale Retail Space 'The Academy' To Open In Former Klotz Watches & Clocks

Castro, Duboce TrianglePhoto: Miklos P./YelpAs a reprieve from our report on the state of retail vacancies earlier this week, we've got news of a …

San Francisco

Report: 49ers host Tampa Bay pass-rusher Smith

The 49ers, who have just one player on their roster with more than 14 career sacks, hosted Buccaneers defensive end Jacquies Smith on Friday, the NFL Network reported.<p>Smith, 27, is a restricted free agent who had 13.5 sacks from 2014-15 before sustaining a torn ACL in last year’s season opener. …

NFL

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November 13, 2016 | Connor Letourneau<p>... rpg). Suns: PG Eric Bledsoe (18.2 ppg, 5.2 apg), SG Devin Booker (20.3 ppg, 2.9 rpg), SF TJ Warren (20.0 ppg, 5.2 rpg), PF Marquese Chriss (6.0 ppg, 3.4 rpg), C Alex Len (8.7 ppg, 8.1 rpg). ...<p>April 2, 2015 | Rusty Simmons<p>... on the wing. Eric Bledsoe beat …

Oakland

Exploring restaurants along scenic Highway 1

The Bay Area is filled with places to eat and drink, but one of the overlooked areas for eating and drinking is also one of the most interesting: the coast along Highway 1, heading towards Half Moon Bay. Many of the restaurants have the triple-threat of gorgeous views, delicious food and ties to …

San Mateo County

San Jose and Oakland area job markets tumble

SAN JOSE — The Bay Area lost 4,400 jobs during February, mainly due to thousands of jobs erased in Santa Clara County and the East Bay, according to …

Santa Clara County

Golden Gate Bridge, Transamerica Pyramid go dark for a cause

When the lights go down in the city — especially when the Golden Gate Bridge and the Transamerica Pyramid go dark — it doesn’t have anything to do with rock ’n’ roll, but with the survival of planet Earth.<p>At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the lights went dark for one hour at several Bay Area landmarks, along …

San Francisco

San Francisco’s most and least expensive homes this week

The top ten meets the very bottom<p><i>Friday is time for the</i> <i>High & the Low</i><i>, a Curbed column chronicling the most and least expensive homes sold in San Francisco in the last seven days. Here’s this week’s pageant of extremes.</i><p>The High & the Low may never get higher or lower than it did this week.<p>First …

San Francisco

Open thread: Do you plan on leaving San Francisco?

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that some people are calling it quits<p>While newbies to San Francisco now find themselves in the same position of those who were displaced—i.e., living paycheck to paycheck, inability to buy a home, soaring rents, friends/family making an exodus, unlawful …

San Francisco

WATCH: Stephen Curry’s TD pass leads to sweet Andre Iguodala shot

The Warriors have unleashed another sequence worthy of the team’s recent lip-reading commercials.<p>Stephen Curry quarterbacked a full-court pass to …

Oakland

Oakland Joins Lawsuit Challenging Trump Order On Sanctuary Cities

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The city of Oakland this week joined dozens of other cities and counties around the country in filing a “friend of the court” …

Oakland

First day of service at Warm Springs BART brings local visitors

Saturday was the first full day of service at the new BART station at Warm Springs, but the new station was already proving to be a popular backdrop for selfies, with couples and families taking pictures along the upper-level railing against green hills draped with fog.<p>The land around the station …

Oakland