Concord: Strong-smelling smoke from massive blaze
The spectacular four-alarm blaze started early Wednesday at a warehouse building close to Buchanan Field Airport.
Witness tells of Richmond gang rape
A Richmond gang member testified Tuesday that he was shocked when a senior gang member directed him and two teenagers to sexually assault a woman he kidnapped off the street in 2008.
Popular Antioch restaurant to shut its doors
Owners of the downtown lunch spot to close Dec. 20 because of family circumstances.
Richmond: Runaway sisters found safe
Authorities have located two sisters who ran away from their Richmond home Tuesday night. The girls -- Xiomara Zelaya, 13, and her sister Heidi Moreno, 9 -- were found unharmed Wednesday afternoon, police said.
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Sriracha shortage? Shipments of spicy rooster sauce halted
The famous Sriracha rooster sauce is missing in action for many of Huy Fong's distributors after food safety regulations forced the company not to ship out any product for 30 days.
49ers quarterback Colin Kaeprnick defends his mediocre passing stats with wins
Colin Kaepernick's completion percentage ranks 33rd in a 32-team league and Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers features the league's lowest-ranked passing offenses: the Buccaneers are 31st (180.8 yards per game) and the 49ers have fallen back to 32nd (178.8).
East Oakland: Crews cap gas line leak that sparked fire
Crews have capped a 4-inch gas line that ruptured Tuesday morning in East Oakland and sparked an underground fire that burned for nearly four hours and prompted the evacuation of nearby homes.
21 reasons Pope Francis is everyone's Person of the Year
Maybe it should have been Edward Snowden. Thankfully it's not Miley Cyrus. Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year for 2013. Full Story
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Are selfies good or bad for our self-esteem?
The Oxford English Dictionary has proclaimed selfie the word of the year. It's true, we are living in a self-portrait renaissance where everyone from Miley Cyrus to your grandmother snaps and posts photos of themselves for millions to see on social media. But, is all this shutter bugging good or bad for our self-esteem?
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Madonna dumps much younger boyfriend after three years
Reportedly having run its course, relationship between Madonna and dancer Brahim Zaibat ends.
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.
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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.