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Woman battling cancer gets treasured dance with son days before death

A Dublin mom woman battling breast cancer makes one last dream come true before losing her fight. "It was very special," said Ryan Manning. Manning's mother, 61-year-old Mary Ann, was three years into her fight against the deadly disease when she attended his September 5th wedding. Photos: Dublin mom fights ...

Drought leads to rising food prices

Local restaurants and farmers alike say they're feeling the impact of the California drought. At the Heart of the City Farmer's Market in San Francisco, evidence of the drought's impact can be seen at the fruit and vegetable stands. "There's some produce we usually grow other years but we're not ...

Car crashes over embankment in San Francisco

A car went over an embankment and crashed into a Yellow Cab parking lot Wednesday evening in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood, according to police. The collision was reported around 5:30 p.m. in the area of Texas and 25th streets, police said. The vehicle went over an embankment at the ...

Woman wants to know why school let taxi take son home early

An Oakland mother is asking questions after the school district let a taxi driver pick up her special needs son early from school without permission. “I feel like parents should know who is picking up their kid," said parent, Dyendis Jones. "I know nothing about this stranger." Jones says her ...

Users struggle to get Apple's new operating system to operate

The first of Apple's much anticipated, new generation of products hit the market Wednesday, a free upgrade of its operating system called "IOS 8" getting downloaded by the tens of millions. According to MacWorld.com, the stampede to download Apple's new, free operating system has been going on since mid-morning "The ...

Family gets heartfelt note from firefighters who tried to save their home

The massive fire destroyed about a hundred homes in Weed Monday, but one couple who lost their house found a small memento left behind by fire crews they will cherish. There is nothing left at the Alvarado home on Hillside Drive. The house is ashes, the motorcycles charred, the swing ...

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson carries the ball agianst the St. Louis Rams during the third quarter an NFL football game in St. Louis.  After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Vikings have reversed course and placed star  Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, the team announced Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)

Mother: Peterson 'trying hard to be a good parent'

Adrian Peterson's mother is defending the Minnesota Vikings running back in the wake of child abuse allegations against him, saying that he is "trying hard to be a good parent." Bonita Jackson said she and Peterson's father, Nelson Peterson, were "big disciplinarians" who used hands, switches and belts to occasionally spank ...

Bay Area group left stranded in Mexico following Hurricane Odile

A trip to paradise has been anything but relaxing, for a group from the Bay Area. The 12 co-workers landed in Cabo San Lucas, just before Hurricane Odile did. Now, they're stranded with limited communication and dwindling resources at a flood-damaged hotel. "It didn't get crazy until the water started ...

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (20) rushes during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Cardinals RB being questioned on assault charges

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is being questioned on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child. Phoenix police announced the incident Wednesday, the latest in the string of cases involving off-the-field violence by NFL ...

Photos: Dublin mom fights off cancer to dance at son's wedding

Mary Ann Manning wasn’t going to let breast cancer steal away her dream of dancing with her son at his wedding.

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