Startup incubator i-GATE engineers move to downtown Livermore
I-GATE, a Livermore-based incubator for up-and-coming entrepreneurs, hopes moving to a new downtown headquarters in Livermore will lure more startup companies.
Food trucks returning to Martinez marina March 15
MARTINEZ -- After a successful one-day run last fall, food trucks return to the Martinez marina next weekend. Beginning March 15, Food Truck Mafia -- one of the biggest players on the Bay Area's thriving food truck scene -- is bringing a weekly event to the marina from 11 a.
Pleasanton braces for fallout of Safeway-Albertson's merger
Safeway's $9 billion merger with Albertson's reverberated in the grocery chain's corporate home of Pleasanton where officials are bracing for the impact on the city's second-largest employer.
Richmond city leaders criticized for housing complex living conditions
Residents of Hacienda tell City Council members that the city's housing authority has failed to provide decent living conditions
( Doug Duran )
Google's mysterious tech barge greeted by Stockton residents weary of hard times
Stockton officials gathered on a quiet pier Thursday morning to welcome Google's mysterious 250-foot tech barge and its two escorting tugboats, which took nearly eight hours to travel roughly 70 miles from Treasure Island to their city on the San Joaquin River.
Sharks rally to beat Penguins 5-3
Joe Thornton launched a shot from just inside the blue line with 5:39 left in the third period Thursday night that held up as the game-winning goal to give the San Jose Sharks a wild come-from-behind 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
(Courtesy Richmond Police Departm)
Richmond: Teacher's arrest on sex abuse charges raises concerns about hiring practices
As shock spread Thursday about the arrest of Ronald Guinto, who was fired from Richmond's Making Waves Academy after several students accused him of sexual abuse, questions followed about how he was hired at Mira Vista Elementary School even as police were investigating him.
(MLive.com, Emily Rose Bennet/AP)
More than 1,600 wore their sunglasses at night, for a possible record
There appears to be another arcane world record in Grand Rapids, this time for the most people wearing sunglasses at night. Full Story
(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
Also meet Adrian Marcel, one of Oakland's most promising R&B talents.
(Photo by Isaac Brekken/Invision/AP, File)
Look who's sleeping in Justin Bieber's bed
Qianying Zhao was arrested after breaking into the home Bieber is renting and falling asleep in a bedroom.
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
Kawakami: Kaepernick shoulders blame for loss
Colin Kaepernick's late-game interception allows the Seattle Seahawks to hold off the San Francisco 49ers and advance to the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos
( Nhat V. Meyer )
Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks
This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks.
( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
Thompson: 49ers defense shows fight even after Bowman injury
The San Francisco 49ers defense was not as dominant as it needed to be Sunday. But when things looked most bleak against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, the defense got the ball back to the offense with a chance to win. Twice. Even without the unit's best player.