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Stanford's McCaffrey climbs to third in two Heisman polls

11/24/2015 02:07 PM PST
Cardinal coach David Shaw thought McCaffrey's breakout season would come in 2016.  
San Francisco: "Most Pretentious" city in the country?
11/24/2015 02:04 PM PST - A mock "pretension index" calls San Francisco the "most pretentious" place in America. 

Why is Elisabeth Hasselbeck leaving 'Fox & Friends'?
11/24/2015 01:45 PM PST - Former "The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck wants to spend more time as kids 'CBO.  

Warriors, Lakers ticket prices not getting any cheaper
11/24/2015 01:00 PM PST - Average ticket price for over past 72 hours for potential 16th straight Warriors win: $484 

Oakland Voices: Aspiration tech summit focuses on nonprofits working for social change
11/24/2015 01:49 PM PST - Cloud-based storage systems not ideal for social justice nonprofits, organizers say, citing the need for independent storage and technical expertise to support mission  

Bay Bridge pier blast hurt no wildlife, Caltrans says
11/24/2015 01:39 PM PST - Bay Bridge foundation implosion on Nov. 14 killed no test fish, had less than expected effect on water quality, according to initial review of extensive monitoring data 

Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally end feud on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
11/24/2015 11:57 AM PST - Jimmy Kimmel brings Harrison Ford and Chewbacca of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens together again, after supposed rift, as Adele s "Hello plays. 

Gilroy boxer Robert Guerrero returning to ring in January
11/24/2015 11:33 AM PST - Guerrero will fight in L.A. and headline first boxing event televised by FOX in almost 20 years. 

San Jose State punter Michael Carrizosa a Ray Guy finalist
11/24/2015 11:27 AM PST - Spartans' sophomore from Salinas is nation's leading punter with 47.9 yard average. 

Review: 'The Good Dinosaur' is beautiful, sweet and mostly predictable
11/24/2015 01:51 PM PST - Pixar's latest is worth seeing, but "The Good Dinosaur" just misses being another classic for the studio. 

Man arrested for shooting in Vallejo restaurant's drive-through window
11/24/2015 11:14 AM PST - Vallejo police made an arrest on Sunday morning stemming from a Nov. 7 shooting in the drive-through lane at Church's Fried Chicken on Solano Avenue.  

Facebook takes down UC Berkeley "White Student Union" hoax page, another surfaces
11/24/2015 01:42 PM PST - Dozens of similar fake pages mocking race-related campus activism cropped up over the weekend, including one using UC Berkeley's trademark. 

Frank Sinatra is definitely not Ronan Farrow's biological father
11/24/2015 10:50 AM PST - Author of new book on Frank Sinatra says there is no way the entertainment legend is the father of Mia Farrow's son Ronan Farrow.  

East Bay police raids net suspected gang members
11/24/2015 10:37 AM PST - As part of Operation Ceasefire, sites were raided and arrests made and guns seized Tuesday in Oakland, Hayward, San Lorenzo, Antioch and Sacramento. 

Berkeley panel urges community activism to address housing crisis
11/24/2015 10:38 AM PST - Needs discussed included housing for teachers and firefighters; those sleeping in doorways; workers who can't pay escalating rents; seniors whose fixed income is less than even small rent increases allowed under rent control; students stuffed five or more into two-bedroom apartments; and very low income tenants with federal housing vouchers that no local landlord will accept.  

Oakland: 20-year-old man charged in muralist killing
11/24/2015 02:19 PM PST - Marquise R. Holloway, 20, of Oakland was charged with special circumstance murder in the fatal shooting of Emeryville muralist Antonio Ramos on Sept. 29 in North Oakland as well as numerous robberies and attempted robberies. 

Body positive: Oakland campaign celebrates women of all body shapes
11/24/2015 11:56 AM PST - The #BeyondBeauty social media campaign, launching Black Friday by an Oakland magazine, challenges media ideas of female attractiveness. 

'Star Wars': Chrome's spoiler blocker is overkill
11/24/2015 09:41 AM PST - New Chrome extension designed to block "Star Wars" spoilers takes out even non-revealing news stories. 

Adele's '25' sets record sales, proving it was worth the wait
11/24/2015 10:30 AM PST - Adele toppled NSYNC's record for one-week U.S. album sales -- in just four days. 

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez & again?
11/24/2015 08:52 AM PST - Justin Bieber was spotted serenading Selena Gomez in Beverly Hills on Friday night, and the pair was together after the AMAs two days later. 

Man wounded in West Oakland shooting
11/24/2015 08:20 AM PST - The man will survive the shooting, which happened near Lowell Park in West Oakland. 

Pleasant Hill: Family escapes 2-alarm apartment fire
11/24/2015 01:01 PM PST - A family of three escaped a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex early Tuesday morning thanks to a working smoke detector in their unit, a fire spokesman said. 

Judy Garland's 'The Wizard of Oz' dress went for how much?
11/24/2015 07:59 AM PST - The dress Dorothy wore to see the Wizard still didn t top what the Cowardly Lion s suit went for last year. 

TV Tonight: 'Dancing With the Stars: Will Bindi Irwin win?
11/24/2015 07:56 AM PST - Plus, 'Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward' covers what characters have done in the past five years. 

King tides could cause Bay Area flooding through Thursday, Coast Guard warns
11/24/2015 08:51 AM PST - The first set of "king tides" is expected to impact the region's coastal areas Tuesday morning, possibly causing flooding in Marin County and other areas, according to the U. 

'Dancing With the Stars': Final Four perform two dances, Carlos and Witney eliminated
11/23/2015 11:36 PM PST - We are at the end of 11 weeks of 'Dancing With the Stars' and tonight was a celebration of the four final couples 

Gilroy police seek man in stabbing case
11/24/2015 06:13 AM PST - A felony warrant has been issued for the suspect in the case, identified as John Emilio Garibaldi, 37, of Gilroy, who is 5-foot-6, 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. 

Mt. Diablo school district argues that former teacher Joseph Martin did not abuse kids
11/24/2015 07:07 AM PST - In a stunning defense against civil lawsuits filed against it, the Mt. Diablo school district plans to defend the actions of convicted child molester Joseph Martin, saying his fondling of boys' chests was not abuse but proper instruction, a court transcript shows. 

Coffee cart helmed by homeless baristas officially opens in San Jose
11/24/2015 06:15 AM PST - The Kartma Street Cafe, with homeless and formally homeless baristas, has a grand opening Tuesday that includes half-price drinks and a ribbon-cutting by Mayor Sam Liccardo and Councilman Raul Peralez. 

Jury finds East Bay Regional Park District liable for 10-year-old boy's severe burns
11/24/2015 06:55 AM PST - An Alameda County jury ruled against the East Bay Regional Park District, finding it legally liable for a 10-year-old boy's severe burns at a park campsite. The boy was walking beside a raised fire pit at Anthony Chabot Regional Park in Castro Valley on June 2, 2012, when he slipped and fell and suffered second- and third-degree burns to his hand and forearm. 

Discovery of pipe bomb at a American Canyon home leads to brief evacuation

Several homes were forced to evacuate in American Canyon on Friday, following the discovery of pipe bombs at a residence, American Canyon police said.  
San Francisco man dies while diving for abalone off the Mendocino Coast

Authorities say a San Francisco man has died while diving for abalone.  
Cartoons: Taking on the terrorists

The way these cartoonists apparently see it in this slideshow, there's different ways you can tackle terrorism. You can be France and declare war, be Russia and conduct attacks or be the United States and take a more passive approach. 
Stanford's McCaffrey climbs to third in two Heisman polls

11/24/2015 02:07 PM PST
Cardinal coach David Shaw thought McCaffrey's breakout season would come in 2016.  
(Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)
Host a Christmas caroling party

Need a perfect holiday party theme? Try a frosty caroling session with s’mores, a gourmet hot dog cart and more. 
Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally end feud on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Jimmy Kimmel brings Harrison Ford and Chewbacca of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” together again, after supposed rift, as Adele’s “Hello” plays.