(Dean Coppola/Staff file)
Good news for homeowners: Property taxes will barely go up in 2014
Housing prices in many Bay Area neighborhoods have skyrocketed in the last year, but a quirk in Proposition 13 means even more good news for local homeowners: Their property taxes next year will barely go up.
(D. Ross Cameron/Staff)
Cold weather and frost to sit a while over Bay Area
Cold weather and frost will sit over the Bay Area until Friday.
Barnidge: Covered California has fared better with health reform than Obama
Covered California, one of 16 state-run health insurance exchanges that administer the Affordable Care Act independent of the federal government, has quietly gone about finding coverage for thousands of uninsured clients. From its first week (28,699 applications) to its seventh (71,188), the state exchange has attracted growing interest each day. By Nov. 23, total applicants exceeded 385,000.
( Nhat V. Meyer )
San Francisco 49ers defeat Seattle Seahawks 19-17
Frank Gore's 51-yard-run sets up late field goal to give 49ers a 19-17 victory over Seattle Seahawks in NFC West showdown
( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
Cassidy: Holiday shopping assault of drones, smartphones and dead-tree catalogs
It’s seems Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been with us forever, but this year, somehow, the bombardment of shopping options is more overwhelming than ever.
( Nhat V. Meyer )
MLB deals setback to San Jose bid to lure Oakland A's
League notified Oakland A's in June that it at least temporarily rejected plan to relocate to San Jose, according to court documents in San Jose antitrust case
(Amber Arnold/AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal)
Travel top 10: World's best cities for winter vacations
Some of the world's cities shine brightly in winter. And they aren't likely to be overrun with tourists between now and February. If you're looking to get away soon, check out this list from CNN Travel of the 10 best cities for a winter vacation.
(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Evangeline Lilly upset with magazine's 'butt' reference
Women’s Health surprised “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” actress with her cover shot.
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.