| May 14, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area surged in April amid robust demand, bucking a national cooling trend with the help of a booming tech industry.
The region’s median home price soared 5.4% from March to $610,000 in April, research firm...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Target Corp. has agreed to pay $22.5 million to settle a multiyear government investigation into the alleged dumping of hazardous waste by the retail chain, according to court documents filed this week. The settlement, pending final approval by a judge,.....
| Mar 25, 2011
| 9:35 PM
An Alameda County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the California Medical Assn. against Blue Shield of California, alleging that the insurer's online doctor-rating system is inaccurate and misleads consumers....
| Apr 1, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A 42-year-old Oakland man has been arrested in Chula Vista on suspicion of kidnapping a woman in the Northern California city and subjecting her to a 15-hour ordeal that included beating her and stuffing her in the trunk of her......
| Apr 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The ongoing controversy over the celebrity-endorsed Brazilian Blowout and similar keratin hair smoothing treatments that are used to tame frizzy hair intensified this week, when U.S. health officials issued a hazard alert warning about dangerous...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 10:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A forensic examination led Northern California investigators to believe that a missing 26-year-old nursing student from San Diego was killed, according to authorities Monday.Surveillance video from the garage where Michelle Le's vehicle was...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 8:56 PM
RANCHO PENASQUITOS, Calif. -- More than 100 friends and family of Michelle Le gathered at Hilltop Park in San Diego Friday night to send "positive energy" to the missing nursing student.
Michelle Le, who grow up in Rancho Penasquitos and Mira Mesa,...
| Nov 11, 2010
The California Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against the company that makes a hair treatment known as the "Brazilian Blowout". Filed in Alameda County, the lawsuit alleges the company failed to warn consumers that the "Brazilian Blowout" contains...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 2:37 PM
CHULA VISTA (KTLA) -- An Oakland man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of kidnapping his former girlfriend, beating her and stuffing her into the trunk of her car to take her across the U.S.-Mexico border, an ordeal that allegedly lasted 15...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 2:48 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Friday furloughs are back on for California state employees, after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that had temporarily stopped them.
The high court decided Wednesday to put all furlough litigation -- including the...
| Sep 5, 2010
The bombs erupted along Pier No. 1, thousands of them, about 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. And 66 years later, you can still spot a few twisted hunks of metal near water's edge, an American flag snapping in the wind overhead.
This is Port...
| Nov 20, 2007
California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown on Monday sued 20 companies, including Mattel Inc. and Toys "R" Us, claiming they sold toys containing "unlawful quantities of lead."
The suit, filed in Alameda County Superior Court, alleges the companies knowingly...