( Nhat V. Meyer )
Curvy Girl vs. Fit Mom: Battle over women's weight
A San Jose businesswoman who sells sexy, plus-size lingerie gets into an Internet shooting war with a fitness advocate from Sacramento
( Gary Reyes )
Bay Area cold snap brings record lows
It's so cold that across the Bay Area -- down to 16 degrees in Napa and 18 degrees in Morgan Hill -- water lines burst, black ice caused spinouts and planes at San Jose and Oakland needed de-icing. Make way, now for snow on the surrounding peaks and rain.
(Walnut Creek Police Department)
Employees file claims against city over Lesher Center saga
Two city employees say they suffered public ridicule and embarrassment after being named in an investigation into whether staffers failed to report suspected child abuse by a Lesher Center employee.
((AP Photo/Brandon Wade) )
Raiders' next task: learning how to finish
The Oakland Raiders are more competitive than they were last season, but they've been unable to duplicate their first-quarter success in crunchtime
Huge new office, research and retail complex planned for Santa Clara
Developers are planning a vast new office and research campus that will become a crucial piece of Santa Clara's economic fabric and bring retail into a part of the city that lacks shopping services on a site a few minutes from the future 49ers football stadium.
49ers' Staley preparing to play against Seahawks
Left tackle Joe Staley anticipates overcoming a sprained right knee to play in the 49ers' game Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks
Michael Mina opening gourmet 49ers stadium restaurant in Santa Clara
The new restaurant is part of a larger cultural -- and financial -- shift for the 49ers and its fans as the team moves into the $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium next summer.
(John Green/Bay Area News Group Archives)
Great Dickens Christmas Fair: Kids, 19th-century London and no iPhones!
It's not just London -- it's London of 1865 during Christmastime, which gives the whole place an extra layer of magic. And even better -- they didn't have iPods or iPhones in 1865, so my kids stayed off their electronic devices for more than four hours. That has to qualify as a Christmas miracle.
(AP Photo/NBC, Giovanni Rufino)
Carrie Underwood blasted by 'Sound of Music' star
Kym Karath, who played one of the original Von Trapp Family kids in the original movie, says Carrie Underwood was a bad choice to star in the remake.
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.