- Braves lose 8-0 to Kershaw and Dodgers Updated: May-27-15 2:50 am
- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. president announces retirement Updated: May-27-15 2:17 am
SAN FRANCISCO - The man who led Pacific Gas & Electric Company through a deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in the San Francisco area is retiring at the end of the year.
- 911 tapes released about NFL defensive end Ray McDonald Updated: May-26-15 7:34 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The California Highway Patrol has released audio from the 911 call that led to the arrest of NFL defensive end Ray McDonald on suspicion of child endangerment and domestic violence.
- Swedish student who vanished in 1982 matched to bones in US Updated: May-26-15 10:36 am
FREMONT, California - Bones found in the San Francisco Bay Area are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared more than 30 years ago, authorities said Monday.
- Bears release Ray McDonald after arrest in California Updated: May-26-15 1:25 am
SAN FRANCISCO - The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.
- California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought Updated: May-25-15 9:32 pm
SYDNEY - California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.
- Artsy coffee chain Blue Bottle brews long queues in Tokyo Updated: May-25-15 3:14 am
TOKYO - Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup.
- Suspected California serial killer in prison most of life Updated: May-24-15 4:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Less than 24 hours after a jury convicted Rodney Halbower of raping a Nevada blackjack dealer, he was freed pending an appeal and then, authorities say, drove 200 miles to the San Francisco Bay Area and raped and stabbed to death a 19-year-old woman.
- Giants 3B McGehee designated for assignment Updated: May-24-15 4:02 pm
DENVER - The San Francisco Giants on Sunday designated third baseman Casey McGehee for assignment and recalled right-hander Hunter Strickland from Triple-A Sacramento.
- San Francisco mulls limiting elite art school enrollment Updated: May-23-15 5:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco officials are mulling whether to bar enrollment of non-city residents in an elite creative arts high school.
- San Francisco police nab woman for several Zipcar thefts Updated: May-23-15 5:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - In a six-week span, 76 Zipcars vanished from San Francisco, confounding police.
- Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas' Updated: May-23-15 2:38 pm
LOS ANGELES - The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Skyscrapers crumble. Fires erupt. The letters of the Hollywood sign topple. Tsunami waves swamp the Golden Gate Bridge.
- San Francisco Bay Area police arrest 2 in kidnapping Updated: May-22-15 9:14 pm
OAKLAND, California - Oakland police say they have arrested two suspects in connection with a kidnapping for ransom after a man was found bound in the trunk of the suspects' car.
- Nearly 50M gallons of water lost after dam is vandalized Updated: May-22-15 9:12 pm
FREMONT, California - Officials say an inflatable dam in Alameda County has been vandalized and nearly 50 million gallons of water have been lost.
- Pilot killed in small plane crash outside San Francisco Updated: May-22-15 4:26 pm
LIVERMORE, California - Authorities say the pilot of a small plane was killed when the aircraft went down in suburban San Francisco.
- Report: Grand jury probes utility's ties with regulators Updated: May-22-15 1:38 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal grand jury is investigating ties between executives with California's largest utility and state regulators, a newspaper reported Friday.
- California man charged with murder in crash that killed 2 Updated: May-22-15 12:55 pm
OAKLAND, California - A San Francisco Bay Area man has been charged with two counts of murder in a vehicle crash into an apartment complex that killed a woman and her toddler daughter.
- 4 people charged following stabbing at California bar Updated: May-22-15 11:38 am
OAKLAND, California - Four people have been charged in connection with a triple stabbing at San Francisco Bay Area bar.
- Second man who beat Giants fan in LA gets federal time Updated: May-21-15 11:22 pm
LOS ANGELES - A second man has been sentenced to federal prison in connection to a brutal beating of a San Francisco Giants fan outside of Dodger Stadium in 2011.
- Former Calif. officer ordered to prison in corruption case Updated: May-21-15 8:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A former plainclothes officer who pleaded guilty to stealing drugs and money from suspected dealers has been sentenced to a year in federal prison.
- Bumgarner homers off Kershaw, Giants again blank Dodgers Updated: May-21-15 7:11 pm
- California home prices, sales rise in April Updated: May-21-15 5:33 pm
SAN DIEGO - California home prices climbed to a new 7 1/2-year high in April as low interest rates and job growth lured buyers, a research firm said Thursday. Sales were brisk.
- Man arrested after stealing dump truck, smashing into van Updated: May-21-15 9:53 am
COLMA, California - Authorities say two people in the San Francisco Bay Area were injured when a man in a stolen dump truck crashed into a minivan.
- Renters appear more satisfied in many pricey US cities Updated: May-21-15 9:07 am
WASHINGTON - High rents are worth it.
- Employer fined more than $12,000 for window washer's fall Updated: May-21-15 6:14 am
SAN FRANCISCO - The company who employed a window washer who survived an 11-story fall from a San Francisco office last year received five citations and was fined $12,765 for violations related to the accident.