San Mateo County

Roadshow: Documents you need to get a “REAL ID”

<b>Q:</b> So we will need original or certified documents in order to get the new federal “REAL ID” to board a plane. What is meant by original or certified …

San Mateo

Double A-frame home with creek views asks $6.5M

In Portola Valley, California<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Portola Valley, California<p><b>Price:</b> $6,550,000<p>An angular contemporary home featuring …

Houses

California rolls out new driver’s licenses — and those who fly will want them

As if the specter of standing in line at the Department of Motor Vehicles for that driver’s license renewal didn’t produce enough angst for …

Identity Theft

Why This 5.2%-Yielding Dividend Stock Could Push Its Payout Higher

Plains All American Pipeline has two new projects on the agenda, and the growth they should bring the oil-and-gas transportation major is likely to …

Stocks

RECRUITING FLASHBACK: A Look at Alabama’s Class of 2014

The Crimson Tide scored another #1 class four years ago. How did they pan out?It almost seems commonplace that every year Nick Saban will wrap a …

College & University

Tsunami alerts called, then canceled, for California coast after Alaska quake

A huge, 7.9 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday morning prompted federal officials to call a tsunami watch for the entire West …

Earthquakes

Public Asked to Avoid Coastline in Wake of Alaska Quake

A tsunami watch for California's coastline has been canceled after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, but …

Earthquakes

Home buying in the Bay Area — act fast

If you see a Bay Area home sale listing, don’t blink. You’ll miss it.<p>Limited housing supply is driving prices sky-high and forcing buyers to move …

Real Estate

Here are the East Bay communities eligible for state earthquake retrofit grants

BERKELEY — Homeowners in more than four dozen communities statewide can apply starting Tuesday for grants of up to $3,000 for seismic retrofits of …

San Francisco Bay Area

Cloudian HyperStore 7 Multi-Cloud Data Management Unifies Public Cloud and On-Premises Storage

Scale-out cluster architecture enables global data management of files and objects across private and public clouds

APIs

Stewards of the Blood

<i>Caille Millner | Michigan Quarterly Review | Winter 2016 | 16 minutes (4,329 words)</i><p>I need to tell you about someone whose name I can’t speak. The …

Long-form Journalism

Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua to Open in 2021

<i>Why it Rates: The site of a legendary resort dating back to the 1950s, the newly imagined Rosewood Half Moon Bay Antigua promises to be a truly</i> …

Hotels

Prep basketball rankings: Bay Area News Group boys, girls Top 20

<b>Boys</b><p>No. 1 Salesian (19-1)<br>Previous ranking: 1<br>Last week: 2-0<p>No. 2 Bellarmine (14-2)<br>Previous ranking: 2<br>Last week: 2-0<p>No. 3 Bishop O’Dowd (12-5)<br>Previous …

College Football

A Jeff Bezos-backed warehouse farm startup is building 300 indoor farms across China

• <b>The vertical farming startup Plenty just announced that it plans to build 300 organic, indoor farms in or near Chinese cities.</b>• <b><br>In late 2017, the company scored $200 million in the largest-ever ag-tech deal. The funding round was led by Softbank Ventures and included DCM Ventures as well as funds</b> …

Business

Once A Promising Stanford MBA, He Now Faces Prison

Zachary Katz got into Stanford GSB as a brilliant 22-year-old Harvard graf. Then, tragedy struck. Katz (left) shortly after his arrest, and (right) …

Crime

Who’s Afraid of the “Petextrian”? | Jordan Fraade

They are suddenly everywhere, like mushrooms after the rain: Walking at night with the right-of-way but with their heads down; occupying the …

Urban Design

US Hotel Occupancy Up 2.3 Percent to 54.0 Percent for December 2017

The U.S. hotel industry reported positive results in the three key performance metrics during December 2017, according to data from STR.<p>In a …

Hospitality

Facebook Vet Joins Underscore.VC as Principal

Lily Lyman has been an entrepreneur, an operator at a massive tech company, and now she’s making a move to the other side of the table: venture …

Boston

Bye-bye TV: Safety-net clinic unveils new mural to support learning

For years, a television dominated the children’s waiting room at MayView Community Health Center’s Mountain View clinic.<p>Now, a colorful new mural has …

Stanford University

Deutsche Boerse creates index using algorithm to track AI leaders like Apple

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Boerse has launched an index that tracks companies that are leaders in artificial intelligence (AI) by using an algorithm to identify early adopters of the technology.<p>Companies in the index include Apple, Deutsche Telekom, Bank of America and Facebook, the German …

Deutsche Telekom

Criminal Defense Clinic

• San Mateo County: (650) 298-4030<br>• Santa Clara County: (408) 299-7700<br>• San Mateo County Case Information: http://www.sanmateocourt.org/midx/<br>• Santa Clara …

Law

Authorities identify man killed in Half Moon Bay crash

HALF MOON BAY — A man killed in a crash along Highway 1 in Half Moon Bay has been identified by the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office as Maxwell …

San Francisco Bay Area

Another East Bay city sues oil companies over climate change

RICHMOND — Accusing the oil industry of concealing that it knew long ago that gasoline and oil use was warming up the planet, Richmond has joined the …

Climate

Photos: Massive Pescadero coastal estate selling for $24.5 million

A coastal estate in Pescadero, Calif. that took more than eight years to get permitted and five years to build is asking $24.5 million.<p>Click here if …

San Francisco Bay Area

South San Francisco officer back on the job after brutal 2016 skateboard attack

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO — More than a year after a suspect hit him with a skateboard and inflicted a serious head injury, Officer Robby Chon was back to …

Policing

Belmont: Two arrested, one suspect sought in drug-deal shooting

BELMONT — A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man is being sought in connection with a shooting in Belmont last week that allegedly stemmed from a drug deal …

Crime

30 Hearty Vegetarian Main Dishes

Sweet and Spicy Red Kuri Squash Bowl<p>Use any Asian chili paste or sauce you have in your refrigerator to give this rice bowl a touch of salty heat, …

Dinner

Entrepreneur Conferences to Check Out in 2018

Attending one or more of these events is a great way to get your creative juices -- and maybe even VC funds -- flowing.<p>It may sound a little nerdy, but one of my favorite parts of gearing up for the new year is deciding which conferences will be the best use of my time. With a seemingly infinite …

Networking

Facebook invests in French centre for artificial intelligence

Facebook has committed itself to investing €10m in its French artificial intelligence centre in the latest sign of optimism in the country’s tech …

Sheryl Sandberg

San Francisco Juvenile Arrested At BART

The incident happened at Daly City BART station.<p>SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- A youth was arrested Friday on suspicion of possessing a cellphone stolen at the …

San Francisco