Giants lose to Cubs in controversial finish
08/20/2014 12:29 AM PDT
The San Francisco Giants lose 2-0 to the Chicago Cubs after a mistake by the Wrigley Field grounds crew during a rain delay results in an unplayable infield.
08/19/2014 11:10 PM PDT - A California Highway Patrol officer didn't pull any punches Tuesday as he described -- and showed in graphic detail -- the consequences of making poor decisions behind the wheel during an impassioned presentation at Pittsburg High School.
08/19/2014 11:46 PM PDT - Coco Crisp's bases-loaded triple sparks the Oakland A's victory over the New York Mets, ending a five-game losing streak
08/19/2014 09:36 PM PDT - Climate change researchers from Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley labs, along with scientists from six other national laboratories, will be part of a new 10-year supercomputing project to model and simulate the effects of climate change on the Earth.
08/19/2014 09:29 PM PDT - Efforts to restore the 86-year-old 'Red Salmon' boat proved to be too much of a challenge.
08/19/2014 09:28 PM PDT - U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, convenes a panel discussion at Alhambra High School to educate young athletes and their parents on the dangers of concussions, how to recognize them and what can be done to avoid them.
08/19/2014 09:28 PM PDT - In a lawsuit settlement approved by the school board last week, Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe LLP will pay the district $1.4 million in response to the district's claims that it gave the district faulty legal advice, while denying that it was negligent or engaged in wrongful conduct.
08/19/2014 10:27 PM PDT - Former Stanford safety Delano Howell is seeking more medical opinions about a neck injury that has kept him out of Indianapolis Colts practice for almost two weeks and could threaten his season or even his career, general manager Ryan Grigson said.
08/19/2014 11:46 PM PDT - Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was in Oakland on Tuesday, along with A's owner Lew Wolff, and while there was nothing new about his blue ribbon panel's progress, he did say former San Francisco Giants owner Bob Lurie and former A's owner Walter Haas created the territorial issue
08/19/2014 08:56 PM PDT - A transient was arrested after he tried to stab two teenagers at a local apartment complex Tuesday, police said.
08/19/2014 08:27 PM PDT - Livermore police searched a residence Tuesday afternoon after a woman reported that she had been assaulted by her possibly suicidal boyfriend and held captive in her home for several hours, but did not locate the man.
08/19/2014 08:47 PM PDT - Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks officials issued a missing person alert Tuesday for Gregory Muck, 46, a Fremont elementary-school teacher who lives in Santa Cruz. Muck was supposed to return Sunday from a backpacking trip in the Sierras.
08/19/2014 11:11 PM PDT - The aunt of a two-year-old girl struck and killed by a car in San Francisco last week has been charged with felony child endangerment for leaving the child alone in the middle of the street, San Francisco police said Tuesday.
08/19/2014 06:46 PM PDT - A man described by a prosecutor as a "serial rapist of prostitutes" was convicted in Martinez this week in connection with a 2013 attempted rape and assault in Richmond.
08/19/2014 06:25 PM PDT - For the first time in memory, the City Council cancels November's election because Councilmember Steve Barr and Vice Mayor Joel Bryant had no challengers
08/19/2014 10:39 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey signs two-year extension, but right guard Alex Boone remains entrenched in a contract dispute that's kept him away through the offseason program and training camp.
( Donald Traill )
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