Union City couple celebrating 79 years of marriage
A remarkable milestone was met on Monday as Oree and Lena McRae of Union City commemorate their 79th wedding anniversary.
National Spelling Bee: Dev Shah, 14, wins with final word 'psammophile'
Congrats, Dev Shah! The teen from Largo, Florida, had his spelling career interrupted by the pandemic, then didn't make it out of his regional bee last year. He was crowned last night as the 2023 champion.
Meta responds to journalism wage fee proposal
Meta is threatening to pull news posts from Facebook and Instagram if a state bill becomes law.
Sikhs may no longer have to wear motorcycle helmets in California
Sikhs may no longer have to wear helmets while riding motorcycles in California.
Sea Bowl, the beloved Pacifica establishment, bowls its final strike
The iconic Sea Bowl bowling alley in Pacifica closed for the last time Wednesday after 65 years entertaining customers.
Overdue book returned to Bay Area library - 96 years later
The book was initially borrowed from the Saint Helena Public Library in February of 1927 – 96 years ago.
BART 'shell shocked' at turtle trespassing on the tracks
Bay Area Rapid Transit officials were "shell shocked" after a turtle made an unexpected appearance on its tracks over the weekend.
California prison sex assault survivor released 3 years early because of abuse
A California woman who said she was harassed and groped by multiple officers at FCI Dublin – and then was retaliated against for speaking up about it – was released from custody three years early, successfully arguing that no one should have to withstand sexual abuse as part of their prison sentence.
Instagram back online after temporary outage: 'Sorry for the trouble'
The company did not specify what caused the outage.
Meta Platforms' Instagram reportedly has Twitter competitor app in the works
Instagram reportedly has a new app in the pipeline with similarities to Twitter.
Sacramento Zoo welcomes the birth of critically endangered Sumatran orangutan
It's the first orangutan birth at the zoo since 1981.
SF police find 12-year-old girl who had been missing under possible suspicious circumstances
Police in San Francisco on Thursday found a 12-year-old girl who had possibly been missing under suspicious circumstances.
Jerry Springer, iconic talk show host, dead at 79
On his Twitter profile, Jerry Springer jokingly declared himself as “Talk show host, ringmaster of civilization’s end."
Whimsical 'Saxophone Home' in Berkeley up for sale
If you're a music lover, and shopping around for a new home there's an unusual new listing in Berkeley that may interest you. It's a three-story house on Tunnel Road that some people call the Saxophone House.
Warriors' Draymond Green ejected after stomping on chest of Sacramento King's Sabonis
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was ejected from a playoff game after stomping on the chest of Sacramento’s Domantas Sabonis.
Oakland teachers union begins strike vote
Teachers, counselors, nurses and other members of the Oakland Education Association (OEA) on Monday began voting on whether to authorize a strike, as the union cited what it called “illegal, bad faith bargaining” by the district.
Emeryville entrepreneur arrested in connection with stabbing death of Cash App exec Bob Lee
San Francisco police on Thursday arrested a tech entrepreneur in connection with the stabbing death of Cash App tech founder Bob Lee – ending the false rumors that this was a random attack in a lawless, overly progressive city.
Michigan 4th grader called 'big footed' and teased at school sets world record with her size 10.5 feet
Ruby, a 10-year-old from Michigan who wears a size 10.5 shoe, has set a new Kids World Record.
See the rare blood-sucking fish of your nightmares that recently washed ashore
One look at this rare, blood-sucking sea creature that washed ashore in the Netherlands this month will give you nightmares.
Body of Jeffrey 'JV' Vandergrift, popular San Francisco radio host, found
A body found at Pier 39 in San Francisco late Wednesday has been identified by the medical examiner as popular radio host Jeffrey Vandergrift, 55 – and the news sent shock waves through the Bay Area.