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  • A new water strategy

    The Times' recent story, "Water shortage worst in decades," illustrates an often forgotten fact. Southern California is really a semi-arid desert -- brought to life by water supplies from the Colorado River, the Owens Valley and the State Water Project to...
  • Arrest Video has California Transit Cops on Guard

    Arrest Video has California Transit Cops on Guard
    The troubles of the San Francisco Bay area's transit police went viral again as video hit the Internet showing what some claim was another use of excessive force. A cell phone video showing the violent arrest of a mentally ill passenger accused of...
  • California's wildflowers show their true colors

    Springtime is peak season for wildflowers -- and for the throngs of people eager to see the eye-catching displays around California. "This year will be particularly good because of the winter rainfall we've had, which will bring all the spring annuals to...
  • San Francisco Bay Area: Cavallo Point achieves LEED Gold certification

     
    Since making a grand entrance in July 2008, luxury hotel Cavallo Point, the 21st century’s first new national park lodge, has earned many awards and accolades in its still-short life. And now it can boast about its  LEED Gold. The resort at Fort B...
  • Moishe Rosen, Jews for Jesus founder, dies at 78

     
    Moishe Rosen, founder of Jews for Jesus, died May 19th in San Francisco, California, after a protracted battle with prostate cancer.  He was 78. Rosen, the son of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, was raised in Denver, Colorado, where his fami...
  • Two small earthquakes felt widely in San Francisco Bay Area

     
    Two small earthquakes struck the San Francisco Bay Area around midnight Sunday, awakening residents but causing no injuries or damage. A 3.2 quake struck a few minutes before midnight, centered about eight miles southeast of Oakland, near San Leandro,...
  • Whooping cough cases continue to rise in California [Updated]

     
    Whooping cough cases have tripled in California, health officials said Thursday, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles area seeing sizable increases. There have been 584 confirmed cases of whooping cough, also known as......
  • Coulomb Technologies to install 4,600 electric vehicle charging stations

     
    California will receive about a third of the 4,600 electric vehicle charging stations that Coulomb Technologies plans to install for free around the country. The company, based in Campbell, Calif., will immediately start setting up public and private...
  • With whooping cough cases on the rise, experts said the cough has a distinct sound

     
    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in infections. In California, there have been 584.....
  • Protesters block unloading of Israeli cargo ship in Oakland

     
    Pro-Palestinian protesters on Sunday created a blockade of their own on Sunday by gathering at the Port of Oakland before dawn to block the unloading of an Israeli cargo ship. Longshoreman working the day shift agreed not to cross the......
  • Reader Review of the Week: 2010 Volkswagen GTI

     
    ???Bill??? from the San Francisco bay area already has a pretty strong history with Teutonic transportation ??? his past vehicle was a 2002 Audi A4. This time, Bill wanted something low-maintenance but with the same level of refinement, so he......
  • OMG! More Teens Admit to "Sexting"

    OMG! More Teens Admit to "Sexting"
    WASHINGTON -- Think your kid is not "sexting"? Think again. Sexting - sharing sexually explicit photos, videos and chat by cell phone or online - is fairly commonplace among young people, despite sometimes grim consequences for those who do it. More than...