Traffic was flowing Tuesday morning over the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge as commuters got a first up-close glimpse of the span's signature 525-foot tower.  
The Pride parade came into existence 43 years ago as a reaction to the Stonewall incident, during which New York cops beat up several drag queens in a gay bar. This year's event took its marching orders from a slightly more exalted law enforcement entity -- the U.S. Supreme Court.  
Battle to save toothy rodents in Alhambra Creek has resulted in lasting legacy for child psychologist.  
Federal transit grants remain in limbo, despite a court ruling.  
Monthlong Oakland project will explore the challenges of living in a rough 'Deep East' neighborhood.  
(Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
Seasoned Collector: Holiday 2015 historic home tours, antique shopping

Holiday events are scheduled at historic Bay Area homes, from McConaghy House in Hayward to Ainsley House in Campbell. Plus, a roundup of holiday teas and shopping events.