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49ers to donate $1 million to charities that focus on racial issues cited by Colin Kaepernick
The San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday that they have pledged $1 million to two Bay Area organizations that focus on the type of racial and social inequities that quarterback Colin Kaepernick has discussed in the aftermath of his refusal to stand during the national anthem in protest of such...
8126 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco 49ers San Francisco Bay Area Silicon Valley California San Francisco San Jose California Oakland Raiders Northern California
California DA to give results of police sex investigation
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in the San Francisco Bay Area are planning a news conference to discuss the results of an investigation into sexual misconduct involving officers from the Oakland Police Department and other law enforcement agencies.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco San Francisco Bay Law enforcement agency San Jose California Alameda California San Mateo County California
49ers owner pledges $1 million to charity
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York pledged $1 million to improving racial and economic inequality and building a stronger relationship between law enforcement authorities and the communities they serve. York announced the donation Thursday, following quarterback Colin Kaepernick's pledge to give $1 million to help ...
1 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco 49ers United States The Star-Spangled Banner California Police San Jose California San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco
Man driving rented Ferrari loses control, dies in crash
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a driver lost control of a rented Ferrari and it tumbled 100 feet down an embankment in the San Francisco Bay Area, killing the man.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Bay San Mateo County California San Francisco California English-language films San Jose California Marin County California
Man accused of firing at occupied cars arrested in San Jose
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with shooting at occupied vehicles in San Jose. KNTV reports (http://bit.ly/2cvZKUO) Thursday that Michael James Lee Lewis of San Jose was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail on four counts of attempted murder and ...
1 points by The Washington Times | San Jose California Santa Clara County California California San Francisco Bay Area Seven Trees California Caltrain Police KNTV
Watch: The iPhone 7 facts you need to know
Apple unveils the iPhone 7 and the Apple Watch 2 Sept. 7, 2016, 2:09 p.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has showed the world its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech industry -- and this year wasn't any different. The technology giant hosted a press conference...
15 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco San Jose California San Francisco Giants California San Francisco Bay Area Jefferson Airplane The Bill Technology
Sia caps off Apple event
Live coverage of Apple's iPhone 7 announcement Sept. 7, 2016, 12:16 p.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has unveiled its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech world -- and this year isn't any different. The technology giant is hosting a press conference on Wednesday,...
9 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco San Jose California San Francisco Giants California Dance music Jefferson Airplane San Francisco Bay Area The Bill
How much it will cost, and when you can get it
Live coverage of Apple's iPhone 7 announcement Sept. 7, 2016, 11:59 a.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has unveiled its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech world -- and this year isn't any different. The technology giant is hosting a press conference on Wednesday,...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco San Jose California IPhone
Meet AirPods, Apple's foray into wireless headphones
Live coverage of Apple's iPhone 7 announcement Sept. 7, 2016, 11:49 a.m. For nearly a decade, Apple has unveiled its new line of iPhones in September. It's something of a tradition in the tech world -- and this year isn't any different. The technology giant is hosting a press conference on Wednesday,...
19 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco TRS connector San Jose California Apple Inc. Mobile phone The Bill IPhone Grateful Dead
San Francisco man threatened to shoot Muslim woman in alleged hate crime, police say
A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot a woman wearing a hijab because she is Muslim, police said Thursday. Joshua Ruano, 27, is being held on suspicion of making a criminal threat with a hate-crime enhancement, according to the San Francisco Police Department. The...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Hate crime California San Francisco Bay Area Crime San Francisco San Francisco Bay Golden Gate Bridge San Jose California
4 found dead in Sacramento; 1 arrested in San Francisco
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police detained a suspect in San Francisco just hours after finding four bodies, including two children, in a home 80 miles away in Sacramento.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police California Constable Sacramento California San Francisco San Jose California Police officer Police brutality
3 California prison guards on trial for murder of mentally ill inmate
The trial has begun for three Santa Clara County correctional officers who are accused of involvement in the beating death of a mentally ill man. Prosecutors said the man begged for his life before dying. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Judge Murder San Jose California Blunt trauma Assault Mental disorder Lawyer San Francisco Bay Area
4 people, including 2 children, found dead in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police found four people, including two children, dead Thursday in a California home and a suspect was in custody, officials said.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police California Constable Sacramento California San Francisco San Jose California Police officer Walking
Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But it was only a temporary reprieve…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | California San Francisco Bay San Francisco Bay Area Tropical cyclone San Francisco Northern California Precipitation San Jose California
Northern California restaurant fined for mislabeling fish
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California restaurant has been fined for mislabeling fish on its menu. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2llOK3J ) that according to a civil judgment announced Wednesday, Odeum in Morgan Hill must pay $120,000 and offer gift cards to any customer who ordered sole ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco Bay Area San Jose California Santa Clara County California California Morgan Hill California San Francisco Santa Clara Valley Henry W. Coe State Park
Santa Clara County's largest dam on cusp of spilling over
Officials say a reservoir in Santa Clara County is on the cusp of spilling over for the first time since 2006. But KNTV reported Wednesday that unlike damaged spillways at Oroville Dam, the Anderson Reservoir is not at risk of failure or causing major flooding. County officials are warning nearby...
56 points by Los Angeles Times | Dam Earthquake Reservoir San Jose California Santa Clara California San Francisco Bay Area Flood California
Thunder fans are viciously ready for Kevin Durant
Saturday night’s all right for fighting — especially if that fight involves a basketball rivalry in Oklahoma City. As you almost certainly know by now, former Thunder star Kevin Durant will make his return to OKC for the first time tonight as a member of the Golden State Warriors. And judging by a couple of...
-2 points by New York Post | National Basketball Association Oklahoma City Oklahoma City Thunder Seattle SuperSonics San Jose California Kevin Durant California NBA All-Rookie Team
California transgender parolee has sex-reassignment surgery
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A transgender woman has undergone sex-reassignment surgery, nearly two years after her lawsuit resulted in California becoming the first state to offer the operation to prison inmates. The San Francisco Chronicle says (http://bit.ly/2kvJgQm ) 53-year-old Michelle-Lael Norsworthy had the Medicare-funded surgery Friday in San Rafael. Norsworthy ...
42 points by The Washington Times | Transgender Sex reassignment surgery United States San Francisco San Francisco Chronicle Woman San Jose California California
Move over, Big Mac, there’s a new sandwich in town
McDonald’s is planning to launch a crab sandwich in the San Francisco Bay area.
23 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | California San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco San Jose California San Francisco Bay San Francisco Giants Oakland Athletics Marin County California
McDonald's testing out crab sandwich in San Francisco area
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — McDonald's is planning to launch a crab sandwich in the San Francisco Bay area.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | California San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco San Francisco Giants San Jose California Oakland Athletics Crab San Francisco Bay
California retains drought measures, despite wet weather
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Water regulators in California on Wednesday extended what are now largely symbolic conservation measures lingering from the drought after the state has seen one of the wettest winters in years.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | San Francisco Bay Area California Marin County California Tropical cyclone San Francisco Bay San Francisco San Jose California Weather
Raw: New Calif. Storm Brings Flooding, Mudslides
The latest storm in the wet California winter triggered street flooding and rockslides around the San Francisco Bay Area. South of San Francisco, one of several rock and mudslides overturned a pickup truck on a state route near Santa Cruz. (Feb. 7)         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | San Francisco Bay Area United States California San Francisco User Login San Jose California San Francisco Bay
Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near The Geysers, Calif.
A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Monday evening two miles from The Geysers, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:39 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 13 miles from Clearlake, Calif., 13 miles...
7 points by Los Angeles Times | California United States Geological Survey Earthquake Earth San Jose California Prime number Epicenter San Francisco
Who will pay for San Francisco’s $750 million tilting tower?
San Francisco's Millennium Tower was touted as the most luxurious tower in San Francisco. Its shine faded on May 10, 2016 when homeowners were informed that the building had sunk 16 inches into the earth and tilted over 15 inches at its tip and 2 inches at the base, according to suits filed by residents and the city of San Francisco.
290 points by The Denver Post | San Francisco San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Bay San Francisco 49ers Real estate California Inch San Jose California
Anti-Trump protest in San Francisco draws thousands
Thousands of people protested Saturday outside San Francisco's City Hall against President Trump's travel ban and his plans to build a wall on the border with Mexico. It is the latest in a series of demonstrations across the San Francisco Bay area against Trump. The crowd chanted "No ban, no wall!"...
39 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco California United States San Francisco Bay Area San Jose California San Francisco Bay Immigration to the United States San Francisco Giants
Blob of foam oozes into streets of California
In a scene reminiscent of a laundry-gone-wrong episode of a classic TV sitcom, a giant -- really, really giant -- blob of foam filled a 60-foot-high airport hangar before spilling into nearby streets at San Jose International Airport in Santa Clara, California.
5050 points by CNN | English-language films Flame retardant English musical groups San Jose California Vice President of the United States
Giant foam blob covers California streets — VIDEO
A bobbing sea of white foam spewed out of a Northern California airport hangar and flooded city streets on Friday.
83 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | San Francisco Bay Area California San Jose California San Francisco Bay San Francisco San Francisco International Airport San Jose Mercury News Golden Gate Bridge
That’s no snow: Sea of foam cascades from airport hangar
Television news footage late Friday afternoon showed little of the foam from Mineta San Jose International Airport that was several feet deep in spots and had taken up a city block earlier in the day.
92 points by The Denver Post | San Francisco Bay Area California San Jose California San Francisco Bay San Francisco San Francisco International Airport San Jose Mercury News Golden Gate Bridge
The Latest: Sea of foam dissipates as crews clean up
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on foam coming out of a hangar at a California airport (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Much of the foam that spewed out of a Northern California airport hangar and flooded a city street appears to be gone. Television news footage late Friday ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | California Blocking San Jose Mercury News San Francisco Bay Area San Jose California Block Storm Silicon Valley
Giant foam blob engulfs street, so naturally someone biked through it
"Someone had to do it."       
14237 points by USA Today | San Jose California California Caltrain San Francisco Bay Area Bicycle San Francisco Silicon Valley Santa Clara County California
Sharon Stone takes a stand against rape on college campuses
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Sharon Stone has turned a celebrity spotlight on the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. The actress delivered an emotional tribute Friday to the woman who was assaulted while unconscious last year by a former Stanford University swimmer. Stone took the stage at Santa Clara ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Crime English-language films Academy Award for Best Actress Police Rape San Jose California Criminal justice San Francisco 49ers
Agency to pay $3.1 million to family of slain transit cop
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Bay Area Rapid Transit department has agreed to pay $3.1 million to the family of a transit police detective who was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer in 2014. The board of directors of the Northern California agency said Friday it had voted ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco Bay Area Public transport California Commuter rail Rapid transit San Francisco San Jose California Train station
That's no snow: Sea of foam cascades from airport hangar
A bobbing sea of white foam several feet deep in spots spewed out of a large hangar at Mineta San Jose International Airport in California on Friday, covering cars and blocking businesses as it cascaded onto a nearby street. The foam was a chemical used as a fire retardant and was coming from ...
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | San Jose California San Francisco Bay Area California San Francisco Bay San Francisco San Francisco International Airport Golden Gate Bridge Marin County California
Wave of foam engulfs California street
The foam is used to put out fires caused by flammable liquids.       
14237 points by USA Today | California San Jose California Caltrain Bicycle San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Santa Clara University Santa Clara County California
Leaking fire retardant creates sea of foam outside San Jose airport
A sea of foam has spilled out of a hangar at Mineta San Jose International Airport in California and onto an adjacent street. San Jose fire Capt. Mitch Matlow said the foam was a chemical used as a fire retardant and was coming from the hangar's fire prevention system, the San Jose Mercury News...
47 points by Los Angeles Times | San Jose California San Jose Mercury News Silicon Valley The McClatchy Company San Jose Mercury News West Magazine California
Leaking fire retardant creates foam sea outside San Jose airport
A sea of foam has spilled out of a hangar at Mineta San Jose International Airport in California and onto an adjacent street. San Jose Fire Capt. Mitch Matlow tells The Mercury News the foam is a chemical used as a fire retardant and is coming from the hangar's fire prevention system. Matlow says...
47 points by Los Angeles Times | San Jose California San Jose Mercury News Silicon Valley The McClatchy Company San Jose Mercury News West Magazine California
Leaking fire retardant creates foam sea outside airport
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A sea of foam has spilled out of a hangar at Mineta San Jose International Airport in California and onto an adjacent street.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | San Jose California California San Jose Mercury News Silicon Valley Golden State Warriors The Mercury English musical groups San Francisco Bay Area
Attack of the blob: Foam floods Northern CA neighborhood
A malfunction at a hangar at the San Jose airport has resulted in a flood of flame retardant foam flooding neighborhoods around the airport. While the fluffy white piles may look a lot like Christmas, the chemicals in the foam can be an irritant. Read Full Article at RT.com
131 points by Russia Today | San Jose California California Santa Clara County California Appeal Caltrain San Francisco Bay Area Altamont Commuter Express National Hockey League
Kanye West didn't vote, but would have gone Trump -- and thinks people should stop focusing on racism
Today in Entertainment: Megyn Kelly's 'Year of Trump', a Disneyland 'stretching portrait' is up for grabs Nov. 18, 2016, 8:57 a.m. Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the arts today: Review: 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' casts a faltering spellYou can...
8550 points by Los Angeles Times | San Jose Mercury News Hillary Rodham Clinton San Jose California San Jose Mercury News West Magazine MediaNews Group Gary Webb Silicon Valley Election
Kanye West didn't vote, but would have gone Trump - and thinks people should stop focusing on racism
Donald Trump names his choices for top national security posts Nov. 18, 2016, 9:19 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening in Washington right now:Trump names conservative hard-liner Jeff Sessions as his choice...
8550 points by Los Angeles Times | San Jose Mercury News Hillary Rodham Clinton San Jose California San Jose Mercury News West Magazine MediaNews Group Gary Webb Silicon Valley Election
The problem of hunger persists in all corners
Commentary
-2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | San Jose California Silicon Valley Feeding America Food bank San Jose Earthquakes Food banks San Jose Mercury News Renting
Oakland Athletics' ownership group in transition
The Sports Xchange Oakland Athletics managing general partner Lew Wolff stepped down Thursday.
-2 points by UPI | Oakland Athletics United Press International San Jose California San Francisco Bay Area Oakland California William Randolph Hearst Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum San Francisco
Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats
Kaepernick is claiming to have received death threats from a “couple different avenues” over his nation anthem protests.
677 points by Daily News | San Francisco 49ers San Jose California The Mercury Police Protest San Jose Mercury News Tell Debut albums
What does California State University need to do to move the needle on graduation rates?
California State University officials plan to ask the system’s board of trustees to consider spending about $75 million next year as part of a plan to drastically improve graduation rates by 2025. The trustees will discuss the plan and how campuses can improve graduation rates during meetings Tuesday...
520 points by Los Angeles Times | California State University California University of California Sacramento California San Francisco Long Beach California Governor of California San Jose California
Fire destroys popular coastal California watering hole
PESCADERO, Calif. (AP) - A fire destroyed a popular watering hole for residents and tourists of Northern California's coastal region. The two-alarm fire gutted the Pescadero Country Story early Sunday morning. No injuries were reported, but the small coastal town of Pescadero about 50 miles south of San Francisco lost ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | California San Jose California San Francisco Pacific Ocean United States Silicon Valley San Jose Mercury News Mexico
How Tech Companies Disrupted Silicon Valley’s Restaurant Scene
Restaurants in Palo Alto are increasingly struggling as rents soar and workers are hired away by the corporate cafeterias of behemoths like Google.
-1 points by The New York Times | Venture capital Silicon Valley Pizza Restaurant Stanford University San Jose California San Francisco Bay Area Santa Clara County California
San Jose State professor on leave in sexual harassment case
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A San Jose State professor accused of sexually harassing a student last year has been placed on paid leave nearly five months after a campus investigation into the matter concluded. An investigation by the Bay Area News Group (http://bayareane.ws/2cab6j1 ) into Professor Lewis Aptekar raises ...
1 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco Bay Area San Jose California California Silicon Valley San Francisco University Santa Clara County California San Jose State University
This six-year-old Canadian is a ringer for JonBenet Ramsey
Here’s an exclusive look at Payton Lepinski, who’s portraying tragic JonBenet Ramsey in Lifetime’s upcoming movie, “Who Killed JonBenet?” The movie, scheduled to air in November, was shot in Canada last month and recounts the murder of JonBenet, the six-year-old beauty pageant queen found beaten and strangled in the basement of her Colorado home on...
1204 points by New York Post | Beauty contest JonBenét Ramsey Eion Bailey Beauty 1996 deaths Assault San Jose California
Ford moves into crowd-sourced shuttle service, bicycle sharing
Pushing forward with its plan to be “both a car company and a mobility company,” Ford on Friday said it’s getting into the crowd-sourced shuttle business and moving into bicycle sharing. The automaker also said it would collaborate more closely with cities around the world to help solve transportation...
27 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco Silicon Valley Ford Motor Company Ford Transit San Jose California Hudson's Bay Company California