Brentwood's CornFest will not take place next year
The summertime signature event is canceled due to revenues not keeping up with expenses.
BART: At least 5 passengers hospitalized after smoke fills train in East Bay
At least five people were hospitalized and several more were treated by rescue crews after a BART train filled with smoke and stalled between the Orinda and Rockridge stations on Wednesday morning, authorities said.
( Josie Lepe )
49ers, Seahawks 'don't like' each other, Vernon Davis says
The San Francisco 49ers want to make a statement when the NFC West-leading Seattle Seahawks pay a visit Sunday. The Seahawks beat the 49ers 29-3 in Week 2 in Seattle and have a three-game lead in the division. Seattle has clinched a playoff spot and can clinch the division title with a victory.
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.
Big corporations rushing to partner with Silicon Valley startups
Eager for Silicon Valley know-how, nontech names like Home Depot and Anheuser-Busch are flocking to set up venture capital funds and technology incubators.
( Doug Duran )
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.
'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.
( 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.