Mt. Diablo school district: Six candidates vie for three seats
Incumbents Cheryl Hansen and Linda Mayo are facing challengers Herbert Lee, Michael Langley, Debra Mason and James Ryan. Incumbent Lynne Dennler, a retired teacher who has served one term, is not seeking re-election.
Audit: Some abuses of San Jose employee credit cards
An internal audit found most San Jose employees are judicial users of the taxpayer-backed "procurement cards" they are authorized to make city purchases with, but then there was the one who rented a BMW with it after totaling his own car.
UC Berkeley law professor nominated for Mexico ambassador
Next ambassador to Mexico could be UC Berkeley law professor Maria Echaveste, former White House deputy chief of staff for Bill Clinton
Oakland mayor candidates talk plans for city
Incumbent Jean Quan, Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland Port Commissioner Bryan Parker, Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby, Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, attorney Dan Siegel and legal instructor Joe Tuman speak on public safety and affordable housing.
Drugging Our Kids: California calls for new checks on psych meds for foster kids
In a significant step toward curbing the overuse of psychiatric drugs in California's foster care system, doctors will soon be required to get extra authorization to prescribe antipsychotics, a new safeguard to protect some of the state's most overmedicated children.
Top 10 female country artists of all time: Who makes the list?
Martina McBride, Dolly Parton and Patsy Cline certainly make the list. Who else makes the Top 10?
Keanu Reeves finds fan in his house in middle of night
Dude, where’s my security? The “Point Break” actor calmly spoke with woman until police arrived.