(John Green/Bay Area News Group)
Goodbye textbooks, hello free online resources
Schools are embracing 'open educational resources' -- entire lessons and yearlong curricula developed by educators and researchers and aligned to Common Core standards. The move has the potential to upend the $8 billion textbook industry.
(Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group)
Bay Bridge radar beacon broken, increasing oil spill risk
The beacon, which alerts sailors to the midpoint between bridge towers, has failed to work properly since Dec. 17.
San Pablo: Killer proclaims innocence, sentenced to life
"You didn't just kill my son, you killed a family," the mother of DeJuan McDonald wrote in a statement to Donte Smith, who was convicted last month of first-degree murder and attempted murder.
( Rick Bowmer )
Warriors fall to Jazz, no longer have NBA's best record
The Golden State Warriors fell to the Utah Jazz on Friday and no longer own the best record in the NBA, a distinction that now belongs to the Atlanta Hawks
10 best new Bay Area restaurants
Looking for a terrific place to take your sweetheart? These 10 Bay Area restaurants opened within the last year -- and they delight on every front, from the Spanish dazzle of Jen Biesty's Shakewell to the savoir faire of Guillaume Bienaime's Zola and the Japanese inspiration at Michael Mina's Pabu.