Bay Area students become budding computer programmers
From Walnut Creek to San Jose and beyond, K-12 students are spending an hour this week learning how to program computers as part of the Hour of Code campaign during Computer Science Education Week. Walnut Acres Elementary students in Walnut Creek learned Scratch computer programming Wednesday, while students at Bagby Elementary in San Jose created holiday cards using a program app developed by LearnStreet and Edmodo.
Hercules: Developer given more time to clear hurdles on development
City Council votes to wait up to seven weeks before making final decision on stalled Sycamore North project
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BART and its unions go back to the table in family leave dispute
BART, Amalgamated Transit and Service Employees International unions will sit down Thursday morning in attempt to settle the dispute over family leave provision in their recently negotiated contract.
(Livermore Police Department)
Community expresses shock at molestation charges for golf coach
Before his arrest on 65 counts of child molestation, Andrew Nisbet, 31, was a highly respected youth golfing coach who guided hundreds of junior golfers to college scholarships.
(Nick Ut/AP Photo)
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 Kaepernick 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).
Asiana Flight 214 pilot turned off plane's autopilot despite concerns landing at SFO
The National Transportation Safety Board began its investigative hearing into the crash landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on Wednesday morning to learn the cause of the crash and ensure 'the circumstances are not repeated,' the head of the NTSB said at the opening of a nearly 12-hour hearing.
This coach's tribute to his late mom is both classy and touching
Sentimentality in his personal life is a big deal to Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw. Full Story
((AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File))
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?
(AP Photo/(AP Photo/Srdjan Ilic)
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.
( 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.