Drive to bolster Oakland police force takes a hit
A lateral academy that police hoped would net up to 15 cadets gets four.
(Bay Area News Group)
Appeals court weighs challenge to state's taking DNA from all felony suspects
Federal appeals court hears challenge to California law allowing DNA collection from arrested felony suspect, in light of recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding similar law in Maryland.
( Chuck Burton )
Warriors lose to Bobcats despite Curry's 43 points
Stephen Curry rallied the Warriors from a 15-point deficit and finished with a season-high 43 points, but the Golden State Warriors lost to the Charlotte Bobcats 115-111.
Tony La Russa was no genius
The secret to Tony La Russa's success, capped Monday by his election to the baseball Hall of Fame, wasn't his brain, it was his preparation.
( NHAT V. MEYER )
( Jim Gensheimer )
Historic San Jose church reopens after years of hurdles
The congregation of San Jose First Methodist Church on Sunday honored two members who helped rebuild the historic downtown institution after a devastating fire more than two decades ago.
( Connie Zhou )
( Dan Honda )
Betsy Franco fictionalizes the life of Camille Claudel in 'Naked'
Tom Franco illustrates his mom's first adult novel; brother James writes the jacket blurb
(AP Photo, File)
Susan Boyle has Asperger's syndrome
The singer who became an overnight sensation on “Britain’s Got Talent” calls the diagnosis “a relief” and vows to keep performing.
Bay Area residents live longer; here's why
Bay Area residents are among the nation's longest-lived people, surviving on average more than a decade longer than residents of rural Kentucky, West Virginia or Mississippi.
Mi Pueblo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Mi Pueblo, the festive Bay Area supermarket chain and icon of family-grown Hispanic businesses, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, citing a dispute with its primary lender, Wells Fargo.