San Francisco Bay Area

Four Arrests Made In Muni Strong-Arm Robberies

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)<p>Four arrests have been made in an investigation of a recent series of strong-arm robberies on San Francisco Muni buses, according to police.<p>The robberies, described as "brutal" by the San Francisco Police Muni Task Force, took place on buses in the city's Tenderloin, southern, …

Crime

Man survives shooting in East Oakland

OAKLAND — A 35-year-old man survived a shooting Saturday in East Oakland, police said.<p>The gunfire rang out around 9:15 p.m. as the man drove his car …

Oakland

Local Herstory: Who Is Haight St. Really Named After?

It's easy to take something for granted as true if it's been repeated often enough.<p>Case in point: a mural outside the Wells Fargo at Haight and Cole …

San Francisco

Trevor Siemian appears to have won Broncos QB job again

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Even though coach Vance Joseph isn't saying it, the steady and solid Trevor Siemian appears to have won the Denver Broncos' quarterback derby for the second straight summer.<p>The seventh-rounder from Northwestern has outplayed former first-round pick Paxton Lynch of Memphis, …

Santa Clara

Where To Watch The Solar Eclipse In San Francisco & Oakland

You don't need to be an astronomer to know that tomorrow brings the nation's first total solar eclipse in 38 years. Although Bay Area observers …

San Francisco

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

Essex warehouse fire: 100 firefighters tackle huge blaze in Basildon

More than 100 firefighters were battling a huge blaze at a warehouse in Essex throughout the night.<p>The fire tore through the building on Festival Way …

Northern California

Countercultural San Francisco parish attracts growing congregation

SAN FRANCISCO — On the solemnity of the Annunciation this past spring, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone dedicated the Star of the Sea …

San Francisco

Pigeons won't stop pooping all over the Powell BART station, despite attempts to curb flocks

They waddle on the yellow line next to the BART tracks. They scavenge for food scraps left by residents and tourists alike. They nest in the rafters and other nooks around the Powell Street BART station. And they splatter the station with guano.<p>The presence of rock pigeons throughout SF is nothing …

San Francisco

Petaluma family plans mini golf course project

<b>(1 of )</b> Petaluma, CA, USA. Tuesday, August 15, 2017._ Kelly and Jeff Valera with their children Calder, 8, and Monet, 2, explore the grounds where …

NCAA – 2017 Pac-12 Preview

<b>Chris’ Pac-12 Projections</b><p>1. Stanford<br>2. UCLA<br>3. Cal<br>4. USC<br>5. Washington<br>6. Arizona<br>7. Utah<br>8. Colorado<br>9. Oregon<br>10. Arizona State<br>11. Washington State<br>12. …

Santa Clara

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

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 …

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 …

Northern California

Half-billion dollar Powerball jackpot draws lottery hopefuls

People hoping to strike it rich were picking up Powerball tickets Saturday with the eighth largest jackpot in U.S. history up for grabs.<p>But, the …

San Francisco

Four first half turnovers frustrate 49ers in loss to Broncos

SANTA CLARA–After winning their preseason opener in Kansas City last week, the San Francisco 49ers returned to Levi’s Stadium to give their home fans …

San Francisco

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION

To help guide you to the ideal food and wine experience for your next Napa Valley meal, <i>Wine Spectator</i> explored 11 top dining rooms—a cross-section of …

Napa Valley

Geek Daily Deals Aug. 20, 2017: USB Multi-Port Charger for $10; 30-Pin Cables for iPhone/iPad for $7

Here’s your Geek Daily Deals on gadgets, gear, and other useful stuff any geek family needs!<p>Aropey 4-Port USB Charging Station:<p>We featured a number …

Gear & Gadgets

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 …

Albuquerque

Roadshow: Concerned about traffic changes along Berryessa Road

<b>Q:</b> I have lived in the Berryessa area of San Jose since 1973. I have earned the right to ask questions about traffic changes when BART opens.<p><b>Dave</b> …

Transportation

Giants lineup: After 10 runs vs Phillies, Bochy sticks with his guys

The Giants scored early and often Friday night, giving Bruce Bochy no reason to switch anything up Saturday in San Francisco.

San Francisco

Thompson: The fate of Confederate statues across the U.S.

Mike Thompson's cartoon gallery<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy …

Northern California

Does Santa Clara’s Pat Kolstad have one foot out the door?

The City of Santa Clara is one of those places that seems to succeed despite political dysfunction. With an enviable tax base and its own power …

Santa Clara

Amid strife over Confederate statues, Civil War returns to Fort Point

Dozens of soldiers, some as young as 11, sported the blue uniforms of Union soldiers as they stood at attention for the raising of the United States flag at Fort Point on Saturday.<p>The Civil War reenactors marched into the fort for “Living History Day,” just one week after violent riots broke out on …

History

Editorial: Santa Clara, 49ers should compromise on Levi’s concert curfew

Levi’s Stadium is a world-class facility that has kept its promise to bring not just football but other world-class events to Santa Clara.<p>It has …

Santa Clara

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 …

Northern California

49ers Analysis: How rookie C.J. Beathard showed promise of better days ahead

SANTA CLARA — C.J. Beathard majored in something called Leisure Studies while at Iowa, which sounds about right.<p>He sure made things look easy …

Santa Clara

Robbery and sexual assault suspect booked after cleared from crime-related injuries

MENLO PARK — The suspect from a residential robbery and sexual assault on Ringwood Ave last week was booked in San Mateo County Jail on Friday after …

San Mateo County

Homeless encampment fire burns tents in Oakland

OAKLAND — A fire Saturday night burned two to three tents in a homeless encampment under Interstate 980, according to an Oakland fire official.<p>One …

Northern California

California's lesser-known wine hotspot was named best small town to visit in America — take a look

Sonoma, California, a region located in the heart of America's top winemaking region, has been named the best small town to visit in the country by US News & World Report.<p>The accolade came as a surprise, largely because Sonoma is a county made up of 13 cities — including the city of Sonoma — and …

Sonoma County