Brentwood's CornFest will not take place next year
The summertime signature event is canceled due to revenues not keeping up with expenses.
BART train stalls inside East Bay tunnel, 11 taken to hospital
Eleven people were taken to a hospital to receive treatment after brake dust filled cars in a San Francisco-bound BART train inside a tunnel between the Orinda and Rockridge stations on Wednesday, authorities said.
( Josie Lepe )
49ers, Seahawks 'don't like' each other, Vernon Davis says
The San Francisco 49ers want to make a statement when the NFC West-leading Seattle Seahawks pay a visit Sunday. The Seahawks beat the 49ers 29-3 in Week 2 in Seattle and have a three-game lead in the division. Seattle has clinched a playoff spot and can clinch the division title with a victory.
Church makes Oakland prostitutes its mission
Members of Victory Outreach International's Oakland chapter canvass International Boulevard most Fridays offering help and shelter to the women they find on the street corners.
Lawsuit claims Envia Systems stole battery technology
Three former executives allege Envia's co-founder created the company using intellectual property that he stole outright from Santa Clara-based NanoeXa, his previous employer. Envia denies the allegations.
(Nhat V. Meyer)
Raiders put Taiwan Jones at running back with McFadden sidelined
Raiders coach Dennis Allen moves Jones back to his original position with Rashad Jennings also slowed by injury.
BART unions sue over labor contract
The Amalgamated Transit and Service Employees International unions challenge the transit agency's decision to condition approval of recently negotiated labor contracts on the removal of a paid family leave clause. BART contends the provision was mistakenly inserted in the package and too expensive. The unions say BART violated collective bargaining law.
Know what a CHU is? A guide to modern military slang
It's painful for US soldiers to hear discussions and watch movies about modern wars when the dialogue is full of obsolete slang, like "chopper" and "GI." Full Story
'The Voice': Team Christina's Matthew Schuler is out
It came down to Schuler and James Wolpert with Team Levine's Wolpert being saved
Nigella Lawson admits to cocaine use
Celebrity chef accuses ex-husband Charles Saatchi of smear campaign in court.
Bay Area residents live longer; here's why
Bay Area residents are among the nation's longest-lived people, surviving on average more than a decade longer than residents of rural Kentucky, West Virginia or Mississippi.
( Jeff Vendsel )
Mi Pueblo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Mi Pueblo, the festive Bay Area supermarket chain and icon of family-grown Hispanic businesses, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, citing a dispute with its primary lender, Wells Fargo.