Mount Diablo beacon to beam brighter on this Pearl Harbor Day
A historic beacon on top of one of the Bay Area's most prominent peaks will shine brighter and crisper on Pearl Harbor Day this Saturday after an extensive overhaul by volunteers.
Testimony begins in Richmond hate crime gang rape trial
Prosecution alleges Humberto Salvador was at least partly motivated by lesbian victim's sexual orientation
Brentwood's CornFest will not take place next year
The summertime signature event is canceled due to revenues not keeping up with expenses.
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.
(Charlie Riedel/AP Photo)
Global PC shipments see worst drop ever
Worldwide shipments of the once-mighty PC will see their most precipitous decline ever this year, with even more bad news to come in 2014.
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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.
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Las Vegas building new mall modeled after Istanbul landmark
Las Vegas, where the only design rule is that everything must mirror something else, is getting a new outdoor mall modeled on Istanbul's Grand Bazaar. 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
(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
'Wheel of Fortune uses 'The Fast and the Furious' answer days after Paul Walker's death
On Monday, days after Paul Walker’s death, game show broadcasts puzzle solution taped in October.
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.
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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.