Talk Back: Global warming
Will the international global warming conference in Paris be a success?

(Tell us why or why not?)
(Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
Share the Spirit: Salvation Army aids in woman's recovery

The Salvation Army became a lifeline for Gloria Padilla, who leaned on the organization after struggling to pay her mortgage and put food on the table when she lost her job and her husband fell ill and was off work for a while.  
(Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)
Two-alarm fire damages home in rural Contra Costa

A ranch-style home near Danville is damaged in a fire on Saturday.  
Bay Area bundles up as temperatures sink

Temperatures dipped to the 30s overnight across most of the Bay Area, though the region is beginning to thaw, according to the National Weather Service.  
(LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group)
Get down to earth with gravity hills

There are places in this world where seeing is deceiving, where logic's left hanging, and sure-footed senses are not always on the level. This does not merely refer to the sensation one feels when observing Bay Area real estate prices. Rather, we're talking about gravity hills.