( Jim Gensheimer )
Purdy: Bay Area shines through a dull Super Bowl
Why we live here is on full display while Broncos and Panthers slog away.
( Rich Pedroncelli )
California high-speed rail back in court
California voters embraced the idea of building the nation's first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, a trip that can take six hours or more by car. Eight years after they approved funding for it, construction is years behind schedule and legal, financial and logistical delays plague the $68 billion project.
( Justin Sullivan )
Gas under $2 a gallon gas reaches Bay Area
The average price of a gallon of gas in California on Saturday was $2.52, which is 36 cents lower than a month ago.
CSU threatens unprecedented 5-day strike
The California State University faculty union will bring teaching to a halt at all 23 campuses in April -- an unprecedented move for the 470,000-student university system -- unless an agreement over salaries is reached before then, it announced Monday morning.
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade
The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7
( Dan Honda )
Super Bowl 50: Celebrity sightings and sounds of Super Bowl week
Super Bowl 50: When celebrities overrun the Bay Area for a week.