( Mike Lewis )
Insect killer of crops, gardens arrives in Bay Area and is spreading north
Only six years after landing in Los Angeles, invasive Bagrada bugs have moved north into Santa Clara County, especially in greenhouses growing arugula and mizuna in the Gilroy and Hollister area. Last month, the African insect turned up in Redwood City.
( Kristopher Skinner )
Raids uncover wage fraud at Contra Costa senior care homes
A yearlong investigation culminated in the arrest Tuesday of the owners of 19 senior care homes throughout Contra Costa County. Authorities said the owners were working employees for up to 16 hours a day while paying them as little as $4 an hour.
( Gary Reyes )
Testing the new buffer zone for bicyclists
Newspaper columnist tests the new buffer zone for bicyclists on Tuesday, the first day California drivers were required to keep 3 feet away when passing
Purdy: Wild times ahead for A's and Giants
Calm down. The A's and Giants will both make the playoffs.
( James Minchin III )
Today's Music Picks: Peter Frampton, Melissa Etheridge highlight B.R. Cohn festival
B.R. Cohn festival also features Huey Lewis and the News, Wallflowers, Los Lonely Boys and many other acts.
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling become parents
'The Place Beyond the Pines’ co-stars have a little girl.