Disabled would bear brunt of another transit strike
BART shutdowns highlighted lack of options, resources for the transit-dependent during a work stoppage
Oakland: One person shot in Temescal neighborhood
OAKLAND -- Police unsuccessfully searched a home for a suspect who shot a victim in the city's Temescal neighborhood Friday. The shooting was near the corner of 59th Street and Telegraph Avenue, police Lt.
Castro Valley: Sinkhole traps fire truck after water main break
CASTRO VALLEY -- A broken water main flooded several homes Friday and created a sinkhole that partially swallowed a fire truck, authorities said.The East Bay Municipal Utilities District water main broke shortly before 7 p.
Oakland: 1,000 Mothers to Prevent Violence to hold Purple Gala
Lorrain Taylor knows heartache. It's been 13 years since her twin sons were shot and killed in East Oakland. Taylor has made it her life's mission to help other parents -- particularly mothers -- who have suffered the loss of a child.
Do you know the code?
Millions of students around the world will participate in "The Hour of Code" from Dec. 9-15 through a program backed by Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and more than 100 other organizations and individuals. In the Bay Area, dozens of schools and programs plan to participate, including Granada High in Livermore.
Oakland must shell out millions for new police radios
Study shows poor performing radios are biggest remaining problem much Oakland's much criticized public safety radio system.
Holiday fun for the kids at Pleasanton's Winter Faire
Children will celebrate the holiday season at the city's annual Winter Faire at Alviso Adobe Community Park on Dec. 21.
Citywise: Battle brewing over Oakland Latham Square
Elsewhere: San Leandro Councilwoman Diana Souza testifies at fraud trial
BART launches Livermore service extension analysis
BART begins study of ways to extend its service into Livermore, including everything from express buses to a full rail extension into Livermore. BART directors have disparate views on the best choice.
Cold sets records throughout the Bay Area
Temperatures in San Jose dipped to 30 degrees overnight, breaking an 82-year-old record low for Dec. 6 in the South Bay city, according to the National Weather Service. Oakland also set a record low at 37 degrees, and Livermore tied its low at 26.
Congress is now allowed to wish you a Merry Christmas
The rules about what members and staffers can and can't do are loosened. Full Story
(Gina Halferty/San Joaquin Herald)
Season of giving the perfect time to teach children about charity
Even simple acts of charity can touch children and teenagers who participate in giving. Readers share their stories.
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Evangeline Lilly upset with magazine's 'butt' reference
Women’s Health surprised “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” actress with her cover shot.