The 49ers stadium in Santa Clara will be named Levi’s Stadium in an exclusive — and expensive — partnership.
A new UC Berkeley study found that stuff you’re smearing on your lips could be toxic to your health.
Millions in tolls thought owed by government agencies turned out to be figments of a flawed system.
Mayor Ed Lee is urging local companies and The City to create at least 6,000 summer jobs for San Francisco youth.
Just as the Bay Area is heating up, the Park Service announces Muir Beach will shut this summer.
A new bill would allow the homeless to legally sit, sleep and solicit donations without being cited.
Thousands have been cited or arrested for drug use and possession at Yosemite National Park in recent years.
Revelers gathered to remember 1906 despite a forced relocation and no survivors in attendance.
NASA is forking over $200 million to create a satellite that will determine how Earth’s weather affects weather in space.
After years of expensive commutes, SFO employees may finally be left with a little extra change in their pockets.
For seemingly no real reason, food trucks have been completely banned from America’s Cup events later this year.
Work by UCSF researchers found laser light aimed at part of the brain can zap away cocaine addiction in rats.
On the one-year anniversary, the Bay Area remembers the seven victims killed in the tragic Oikos University shooting.
You can blame the newest round of federal cutbacks for dirty national park bathrooms and closed visitor centers.
Just when we thought it was all going smoothly, the Bay Bridge had to go and bust its bolts.
It only took 76 years to conceive of and complete the twin tunnels that replaced the dangerous old Highway 1 at Devil’s Slide.
As competition for office space in the Bay Area heats up, officials look to create new incentives to keep tech companies in the region.
San Francisco’s famous Mission District Carnaval festival is in jeopardy after facing financial difficulties.
It’s taken decades for the new Bay Bridge to be built, so perhaps it’s natural the old one will take years to dismantle.
A new smartphone app — and a $70 dongle for your car — can diagnose your whip’s woes without a trip to your shady mechanic or weird “cousin.”
The Bay Area edged other areas in “mega-commuters,” people who slog more than 90 minutes and 50 miles to work.
Proposed bike and pedestrian improvements to Polk Street have businesses and residents worrying about losing parking spaces.
After video of a dangerous skydiving incident prompted a federal investigation, Internet commenters are slamming the victim.
A new report shows young Silicon Valley executives like Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin are generous with their money toward charity.
The City is pushing a bill for more car-share parking, while environmental groups like the Sierra Club are pushing back.
Former social activist and Vanguard Foundation CEO Hari Dillon was sentenced to prison this week for embezzling $2.5 million.
Yolanda Smith is accused of donning a white lab coat to pose as a doctor at local hospitals, then swiping credit cards from nurses’ purses.
Igniting a U.S. map made of matchsticks was the easy part. The fire department was needed to help put it out.
The City’s famously loud sea lions have officially resided at Pier 39 for 23 years this month.
Snuff out your cigarettes San Francisco, the Board of Supervisors are getting serious.
Supervisor David Campos is set to propose legislation to rename San Francisco International Airport after slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
After reducing service during the last week in December, Muni is looking for other times of the year to do it again.
Marin’s famous rock arch at Tennessee Cove met its fate last week when it collapsed into the pounding waves below.
Rider complaints about San Francisco’s 1,500 licensed taxicabs are up more than 13 percent from last year.
A state probe found the California parks department overpaid more than $500,000 to 200 employees.
The Historic Preservation Commission will vote this week on making the Duboce Park neighborhood a historic landmark.
After two long years and numerous road blocks, SFMTA approved a pilot program to provide free rides to low-income youth.
A new report reveals that more California youth than ever are unemployed and not attending school.
The world will hear on Friday what the Supreme Court thinks of Prop 8. The City of San Francisco wants to hear a bit sooner.
New research shows that the Bay Area is among four regions in California with higher than average rates of breast cancer.
A few painted stripes for a few blocks on Fell is a huge step forward for bicycle safety in The City.
A new survey shows twice as many California drivers tested positive for drugs than for alcohol.
A new study shows the Bay Area ranks No. 15 on a list of the top 25 metro regions with the best air quality.
Cleanup is finally starting on tons of toxic chemicals and heavy metals hidden under Mountain Lake in the Presidio.
It’s out with the old and in with the new at BART, as voters replaced a veteran board member with a 25-year-old Cal grad.
San Francisco’s Exploratorium will open the doors on their new digs at Pier 15 on the Embarcadero next April.
Three words for the thousands of Bay Area residents planning to attend the Giants’ World Series parade on Wednesday: Take public transit.
True to his word, Giants outfielder Angel Pagan spent the day handing out free tacos at a Taco Bell in Redwood City.
Bay Area high school and college students learned the risks of distracted driving this week at Sonoma Raceway.
Harding Park Golf Course will now be keeping their grass green with recycled water instead of potable water from Hetch Hetchy.
After an Alameda man realized he couldn’t pay his gambling debts, he took matters into his own hands.
Spend the weekend cuddling your pet tiger? Or selling a tank for your alligator? If you did it online, look out.
The San Francisco Police Department has underreported arrests of Latinos and Asians for more than a decade.
You the lucky winner with a half-million dollar unclaimed ticket lying around? Congratulations! Here are some things to do with your loot.
San Francisco International Airport welcomed a new state-of-the-art boathouse to its emergency service facilities.
In November, San Francisco voters will give a strong yank on the drain plug of Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite.
Stanford football has punted their old-style paper playbooks, trading them out for 100 shiny new iPads stuffed with team strategy.
In a victory for man’s best friend, 14 Bay Area police dogs are now the proud owners of custom bulletproof vests.
You can now take a stunning, panoramic virtual road trip through California’s state and national parks right from your computer or smartphone.
Sometime in the next 20 years, you may have another travel choice for those Sin City getaways other than driving or flying.
Clients of a Silicon Valley estate manager are pissed after her boyfriend allegedly wired away their money.
More people are using Oakland’s SeeClickFix website and mobile app to report nuisance problems. Some are even seeing results.
Ever wonder where that big yellow school bus you spent hours on during elementary school goes when it dies? How about Guatemala.
A Hayward man faces felony charges after he admitted to covering 150 headstones at a Union City cemetery with vegetable oil to ward off spirits.
San Francisco apartments have always seemed small for the rent we pay, but new legislation is about to let them get even smaller.
Keep your hiking boots high and tight this summer because California is crawling with snakes.
Get out of The City’s real estate rat race by picking up this SF Bay island for a cool $5 million.
An anti-bullying program in place at Marin schools won an international award for their unique and successful approach.
Last May, three filmmakers took off in a converted airport shuttle to document 70 of California’s State Parks threatened due to budget cuts.
In a rinse-and-repeat from recent years, San Francisco schools face big cuts after coming up $30 million short on their $597 million budget.
To make it easier for visitors to explore Muir Woods and parks in Marin, the National Park Service wants to set up a new ferry line from The City.