(Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
Richmond's African-American population declining
For decades, Richmond was a center for black life in the Bay Area and home to many Baptist churches, blues and jazz clubs and black-owned businesses. But over the past two decades, many black families have moved out of the city, forced out by high crime, redevelopment and a lack of jobs. Now that things are finally improving, black residents face being displaced through gentrification.
Martinez schools go all-in for Spanish translation
Starting in August, board meetings to feature interpreters, Spanish-language agendas and minutes, YouTube broadcasts
For the first time, census shows numbers of same-sex couples raising kids in California.
New Census data shows where the Asian population has concentrated throughout the greater Bay Area.
New Census data shows where the Latino population has concentrated throughout the greater Bay Area.
(Courtesy of Norm Clausen)
Stalking the wild oriole in San Jose
After the birds feast on grape jelly they fly off to a nearby shrub, but is that where they're also nesting? Maybe.
( Jeffrey R. Staab )
David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in
Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.