Starting Thursday, Napa County will provide an online option for residents seeking building and environmental health permits through the county's new Online Permit System.
San Francisco's total property assessment exceeded $200 billion for the first time when the fiscal year 2016-17 assessment was submitted.
Outgoing San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi welcomed eight new deputies Friday.
About 300 taxi drivers have stopped working at Mineta San Jose International Airport Monday and are calling for more regulations to ride-booking services.
Habitot Children's Museum staff have raised almost $3,500 to hold birthday parties for homeless children.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an in-custody death that occurred Friday afternoon.
An 18-year-old who recently graduated from high school in Santa Clara was identified as the University of California at Merced student who stabbed four people on campus Wednesday.
A federal lawsuit has been filed against the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office for the alleged beatings of more than 20 Sonoma County Jail inmates.
Eleven book club members who received a storm of attention after they were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train in August are suing the company.
A 23-year-old woman died while in custody Tuesday morning at the Santa Cruz County Jail.
Fifteen fire engines from San Mateo County have been sent to the Butte Fire in Amador and Calaveras counties.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi took the first step Friday toward housing transgender inmates according to their preferred gender.
A 38-year-old male inmate who was being held at the Martinez Detention Facility died Saturday.
The Berkeley City Council will consider stricter standards for balcony construction and inspection in a legislative effort to prevent deadly accidents.
An inmate at the Martinez Detention Facility attempted suicide Tuesday morning.
A recording device was discovered in a restroom of a University of California at Berkeley dormitory last week.
A student at Tennyson High School in Hayward has tested positive for tuberculosis.
New employment language proposed for Catholic high school faculty and staff has led to an outcry by the LGBT community and its supporters.
The California Public Utilities Commission Friday released roughly 65,000 email messages exchanged between PG&E Co. and agency officials between 2010 and 2014 as ordered because of a “judge shopping” scandal with PG&E, CPUC officials said.
Earlier this month, CPUC administrative…
An alleged burglar set more than 30 dogs loose in a San Francisco kennel Friday morning.
McCovey's Restaurant in Walnut Creek is closing in February and plans to move into the shadow of AT&T Park.
Businesses, schools and residents are preparing for the worst as a potent storm strikes.
A Solano County Jail inmate was found hanging from a bed sheet in his cell early Tuesday morning.
SFBay is adding Earthquakes and SaberCats writers and expanding Giants and A's coverage.
SFBay.ca has named Sarah Todd as its sports director, effective right now this second.
Veteran Associated Press journalist and broadcaster John Marshall has been named news editor at SFBay.
Veteran Bay Area sports journalist and broadcaster Ryan Leong has been named sports editor of SFBay.