Watch: San Mateo County deputy pulls man from car seconds before it's hit by Caltrain

A San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy saved a driver's life Monday night after he pulled the man out of a car just before an oncoming Caltrain hit it, authorities said. 
Creators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuild
The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life. HitchBOT's co-creators Frauke Zeller and David Smith said Monday that they've been overwhelmed with support and offers to revive the robot since it was vandalized beyond repair and left on a street in Philadelphia on Saturday and they are considering rebuilding it.  

2 military planes go to California to fight wildfires
Two Air Force Reserve firefighting planes have been sent to California to battle wildfires raging there.  

San Francisco: Occupant ejected from vehicle in Mission District suffers critical injuries
An occupant of a vehicle suffered critical injuries when he was ejected from a vehicle during a traffic collision early Sunday morning in San Francisco's Mission District, police said.  

California board: Acupuncturist negligent in giving bee sting therapy
An acupuncturist in Southern California could have his medical license suspended by state regulators who claim he used bee stings to treat patients and didn't have an allergic reaction kit in his office.  

Hinkley: A town with no future

Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."

California budget crisis

Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.

Special report: High-speed rail

Get the latest news on the project to connect S.F. and L.A. Or see the interactive map and Twitter feed.

Special report: Same-sex marriage

Check out full coverage of the California ruling legalizing gay marriage and the passage of Proposition 8 to reject it.

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — The Hayward fire chief was suspended but allowed to continue with his job after a number of behavioral issues that include drinking while on call.   Full Story
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Residents in a northern California city are being allowed to haul up to 300 gallons of recycled wastewater to use for irrigation at no cost.   Full Story
Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.