( Eric Kurhi )
Winning Mega Millions ticket for $636 million jackpot sold in San Jose
A Mega Millions lottery ticket for a $636 million jackpot was purchased at Jenny's Gifts in San Jose, lottery officials confirmed Tuesday.
Liberty Union High School District battles feral cat problem
Campus colonies defy attempts to eradicate stink, feces.
(Jane Tyska/Staff file)
EPA: Chevron violated fed law at Richmond refin
RICHMOND -- Chevron Corp. failed to maintain equipment at a California refinery and has not responded adequately to multiple airborne chemical releases, the U.
Photos reveal hidden beauty of Native American lives and traditions.
In her new book and exhibit in Hayward, Walnut Creek photographer Sue Reynolds shares visual narratives of contemporary Native Americans whose presence, she believes, remains largely unknown to mainstream America.
(Paul Sakuma/AP Photo)
Rising home prices speed Bay Area market recovery
The recovery of the Bay Area housing market reached a turning point this year as rising prices restored equity to tens of thousands of homes and low interest rates attracted flocks of buyers.
(Courtesy Janis Smith)
Plane missing in Idaho: San Jose pilot's wife hopes for miracle in finding husband, four family members
The decision to leave Idaho's rugged wilderness where Dale Smith's plane disappeared Dec. 1 with him and two of her children and their significant others on board was excruciating -- especially since the search began with such optimism. But 'it was time for me to come home to be with my boys here,' Smith's wife, Janis, says.
Here's a late entry for the most heroic dog of the year
A blind man and his guide dog were struck by a subway train in Manhattan on Tuesday after the man lost consciousness and they tumbled on to the tracks, but both escaped without serious injury. Full Story
'The Walking Dead's' Carl: TV's most annoying character?
'Game of Thrones,' 'Modern Family,' 'Glee' also have characters up for the prize.
(AP Photo/Yury Samolygo)
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.