Brentwood's CornFest will not take place next year
The summertime signature event is canceled due to revenues not keeping up with expenses.
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Plans to change name of a Pittsburg street to honor a temple founder runs into opposition
Backers want part of Crestview Drive to be renamed to honor Lahori Ram, while opponents say a name change should not honor an individual.
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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.
Kaepernick trying for a first against Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick calls Seattle Seahawks 'another team in our path on where we want to go.'
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.
Congress just held a 2-hour hearing on aliens, because Congress
With just seven days in session for 2013, members of the least productive Congress ever spent two hours Wednesday talking about extraterrestrial life forms. 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
Why is Justin Bieber infatuated with spray paint?
Australian city mayor wants Bieber to return — either to clean up graffiti he sprayed on a hotel wall or sing at mayor’s Christmas event.
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.
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.