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Vernon Davis re­ports for 49ers duty

San Francisco welcomed a key member of their offensive arsenal to training camp.
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis has put aside his contract squabble and reported to 49ers training camp. (Godofredo Vasquez/SFBay)

Cespedes smashes A’s past Astros

O.CO COLISEUM — When Jim Johnson comes in to pitch, it's clear the A's have a solid lead.

A’s big bats swat away Orioles

O.CO COLISEUM — It's not every day a team can score 10 runs without a home run.

Quakes torch Fire to spoil Yallop return

SANTA CLARA — A homecoming for former manager Frank Yallop turned into a nightmare.

Study: Cellphone ban may be pointless

Falling Muni wire injures one downtown

Obama touches down for quick SF visit

‘Soda tax’ bubbles onto SF ballot

Demoted Milone seeks greener pastures

Man dies in Half Moon Bay sand collapse

Water district could police water wasters

Giants add Uggla for second base depth

Missing man found dead off Highway 101

Marchers protest Gaza violence

9-year-old injured in Oakland shooting

Santa Rosa drug bust nets three

Suspicious fires char closed middle school

Death penalty judged unconsti­tutional

Twin quakes shake Gilroy

Portable restrooms hit Tenderloin streets

Skateboarder fatally collapses in SOMA

2:26 pm Wednesday
The skateboarder who collapsed while riding through SOMA Tuesday morning has been identified.

Gang member gets life for toddler’s murder

12:57 pm Wednesday
A gang member was sentenced to life in prison for killing a three-year-old boy and wounding two others in an East Oakland shooting.
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Hoes homer lifts Houston past A’s in extras

11:49 pm Tuesday
O.CO COLISEUM — Houston left fielder L.J. Hoes homered in the 12th to win the game.
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Ronaldo, Real Madrid stars skip Berkeley friendly

4:50 pm Tuesday
Reigning FIFA player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo will not feature in Berkeley this weekend.

Homeless hygiene: You’re doing it right

4:27 pm Tuesday
Repurposing old things for new challenges is key to our society's ability to flourish and grow.

Know This Love: Going anyway

8:19 pm Sunday
You may have a clear idea of where you’re going, but the universe probably has other plans.

Two found dead in home after shots fired

2:47 pm Sunday
Two people were found dead in a Sausalito home Sunday morning under what police have deemed a suspicious circumstances.

Adam Jones, Orioles spoil Oakland celebration

10:54 pm Saturday
O.CO COLISEUM — WIth one swing, Adam Jones gave the Orioles the head start they needed.

Quakes end losing streak, draw Red Bulls

10:15 pm Saturday
Steven Lenhart picked a good time to score his first goal of 2014.
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Giants need more help from first-half heroes

1:54 pm Saturday
The Giants have seen just about everything through the first 96 games of 2014.

Infant found face-down in car, mom arrested

11:21 am Saturday
A woman was arrested in Petaluma after a police officer stopped her car for speeding and saw the woman's 4-month-old boy face first in the back seat.

Annual AIDS Walk to descend on Golden Gate Park

9:04 am Saturday
The annual AIDS Walk will take place Sunday in Golden Gate Park, and cause several road closures until 2 p.m.
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Coliseum lease doesn’t help Raiders

1:29 am Saturday
In a city with such a dense population, building in Oakland is a difficult project to even begin.

Warriors leave Las Vegas with Jabari Parker loss

12:09 am Saturday
LAS VEGAS — Warriors’ fans, step away from the panic button, it’s only Summer League.

’49er for life’ Joe Staley earns extension

7:32 pm Thursday
LEVI'S STADIUM — 49ers fans got even more to cheer Thursday afternoon.
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49ers show off shiny new Levi’s Stadium

6:28 pm Thursday
LEVI'S STADIUM — A pair of golden scissors ushered in the start of a new era.

Oakland squatters were to be evicted before fire

11:54 am Thursday
Political activist squatters were set to be evicted the day before a fire broke out.

Three arrested in Walnut Creek drug crackdown

11:24 pm Wednesday
Two men and one woman are facing drug charges and police say more arrests are "imminent."

Police taser man in domestic dispute

3:03 pm Wednesday
Richmond police arrested a man Tuesday night who allegedly wielded a bat against his girlfriend and had to be subdued with a stun gun.
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SFMTA approves billion-dollar Metro buy

12:13 pm Wednesday
The first prototype could arrive by the end of 2016.
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Sharks preseason to roll through Stockton

11:30 pm Tuesday
The 10,000-seat Stockton Arena will play host to NHL preseason hockey on September 23.
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AT&T Park food workers approve new contract

3:57 pm Tuesday
Food workers at AT&T Park approved a new contract through the start of the 2019 season.
A $3.5 million settlement is expected for Caramad Conley, wrongfully imprisoned for 18 years.

Muni drivers ratify labor contract

2:01 pm Tuesday
Muni operators voted Monday to approve a new three-year labor contract.

Wiener seeks end to ban on gay blood donors

11:58 am Tuesday
Scott Wiener is asking the federal government to end its ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

Bay Area teachers to be honored at All-Star game

11:55 am Tuesday
The teachers will be recognized at a pre-game ceremony at the All-Star game in Minneapolis.

Diners allegedly held hostage over missing phone

11:35 am Tuesday
A drunk, knife-wielding man was arrested after allegedly holding employees and patrons hostage inside a San Leandro restaurant.
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Woman set to complete cross-country run

6:24 pm Monday
Jessica Goldman is poised to complete her cross-country journey Tuesday morning.
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Chicas ready to swing in national spotlight

1:07 pm Monday
This isn’t the first time San Francisco boxer Jonathan Chicas has battled to prove himself.
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New Muni Metro trains face billion-dollar vote

11:24 pm Sunday
The SFMTA board votes Tuesday on a $1.2 billion contract for 260 new light rail vehicles.

Know This Love: Five steps to opening the heart

10:23 pm Sunday
Here are steps you can take to open your heart to others, to love, and to life in general.

Cops struggle to subdue alleged shoplifter

7:11 pm Sunday
A suspected shoplifter was arrested after allegedly assaulting two police officers at a Santa Rosa Kmart store Sunday morning.

Bumgarner, Posey blast Giants into All-Star break

4:21 pm Sunday
AT&T PARK — Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey went where battery had gone before.
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Tim Hudson earns fourth All-Star nod

3:16 pm Sunday
AT&T PARK — Hopefully there's an extra seat on a plane to Minneapolis before Tuesday.

3.4-magnitude quake shocks Gilroy area

11:16 am Sunday
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 struck near Gilroy Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting.

Nearly 3,000 marijuana plants seized in bust

6:27 am Sunday
Agents arrested one man and seized more than 2,800 marijuana plants in rural Napa County last week.

Suspect identified in fatal hit-and-run

12:13 am Sunday
CHP has identified a suspect in a hit-and-run collision that left a 21-year-old man dead Saturday near Santa Rosa.

Wisconsin fugitive nabbed in Fremont

4:11 pm Saturday
A fugitive from Wisconsin who has been living under an assumed identity in Fremont for several years has been arrested.

Giants bats wilt under Saturday sunshine

4:07 pm Saturday
AT&T PARK — It's tough being Ryan Vogelsong these days.

Payday lender slapped with $10 million bill

3:33 pm Saturday
A storefront loan firm will pay $10 million for luring customers into "payday debt traps."

Police continue probing bike theft ring

12:57 pm Saturday
A Kentfield woman suspected of participating in a bike theft ring was dismissed in court, as investigations continue.
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Giants sign 2014 first-round pick Tyler Beede

12:56 pm Saturday
AT&T PARK — Right-handed pitcher Tyler Beede signed his first major league contract Friday.
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Wondo goal not enough as Quakes fall to DC

12:17 am Saturday
SANTA CLARA — San Jose clings to playoff hopes despite a fourth-straight defeat.

SaberCats outpace Storm for final home win

11:56 pm Friday
SAP CENTER — The SaberCats emerged victorious in the war of attrition Friday night.

Lincecum ices D-Backs to energize Giants

10:00 pm Friday
AT&T PARK — Friday night's Giants game had three things in common with the last Ice Age.
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Commuter shuttles could face more than three times higher fees to use Muni bus stops.
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SFMTA to upgrade outdated parking meters

11:47 am Friday
Drivers in San Francisco will soon have more options to pay the parking meter.

Arrest made after AT&T Park street fight

11:36 am Friday
A suspect was arrested in connection with a street fight outside AT&T Park Thursday.