(Kristopher Skinner, Bay Area News Group)
Booming budget surplus to benefit schools
Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins announced that the state budget surplus could be as much as $8 billion higher than estimated just four months ago.
Oakland: Arrest in fatal shooting of young father
Police say the victim, a San Leandro resident, was shot by someone in a car that pulled alongside the vehicle he was driving Tuesday afternoon in East Oakland. The suspect was arrested after a vehicle chase but two other suspects were able to escape.
( Daniel Jimenez )
BART meltdown: Multiple issues disrupt service
BART officials were scrambling to deal with several issues Wednesday, as a broken rail line in San Francisco forced emergency repairs and major delays and a man on the tracks in the morning and a power outage in the afternoon added to the transit system's woes.
( DAN HONDA )
Thompson: No need to panic over Warriors
Sure the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals, but can they really do it three more times?
( Sal Pizarro )
Cocktail Chronicles: The Fountainhead in San Jose
Architects, not politics, inspired the owner of new downtown San Jose drinking establishment.
( Christie Goodwin )
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik in Twitter war
Insults exchanged Wednesday by former One Direction members reveal some boy band drama.