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If the Bay Area is indeed overdue for the "Big One," as many scientists believe, it's important to know what kind of soil your home... [Read More]
San Francisco software engineer Katie Hempenius was curious about which street corners foster the narcotics trade in the city, so she created heat maps based... [Read More]
The roar of a fighter jet thundering overhead startled East Bay residents Wednesday evening. No one seemed to know where it came from or what... [Read More]
Jahi McMath, the teen girl declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy, may still be technically alive, a judge says. [Read More]
A fawn and its mother were shot and killed by a Tiburon resident who was tired of them eating his bushes, police said. [Read More]
A Bay Area resident was expecting a delivery from Amazon last weekend. What he wasn't expecting was that the UPS worker would inadvertently trap him... [Read More]
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has tapped the former dean of a for-profit college to lead the fraud unit investigating for-profit colleges, according to multiple... [Read More]
If Burning Man already has its own gated, air-conditioned yurt enclaves for the rich techie elite, it was only a matter of time before it... [Read More]
A disoriented deer walked onto the Bay Bridge early Tuesday, causing CHP to post a groaner of a pun on Twitter. [Read More]
Jefferson Davis never set foot in California or Nevada, but two peaks - one in each state - bear the name of the president of... [Read More]
With some 70,000 people attending Burning Man in Black Rock City, keeping the playa unspoiled and the attendees safe is a tall order, and one... [Read More]
When British Airways passenger Andrew Wilkinson went to take his seat for the long flight from London's Heathrow airport to Cape Town, South Africa, he... [Read More]
Joey Badass, professional rapper and amateur eclipse enthusiast, didn't put much stock in the media's oft-repeated warnings to avoid looking at the sun during Monday's... [Read More]
Every now and then I find myself playing the "Recycle, Compost or Landfill?" game when deciding what to do with my trash. [Read More]
Three people were killed and two others seriously injured in recent incidents in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. [Read More]
Getting President Donald Trump to commit more U.S. troops to to Afghanistan on Monday was no easy task for his generals. It took hours of... [Read More]
A former Arsenal and German soccer star is reportedly weighing legal action against Breitbart after the conservative site published a photo of him riding a... [Read More]
Some Bay Area landmarks, including street names, schools and parks, are named after people who are responsible for considerable human suffering. Should their names be... [Read More]
There may be a break in the missing-person case of Natalee Holloway, the American teenager who vanished while vacationing on Aruba 12 years ago. [Read More]
Nobody cares if you sip on a water bottle while riding BART. If, however, you bite into sloppy tuna salad sandwich, or open a pungent... [Read More]