( Gary Reyes )
Stowaway teen reportedly eyed Africa before harrowing San Jose-Maui flight
Mineta San Joe Airport director Kim Aguirre couldn't say who was responsible for guarding the aircraft and monitoring the security cameras that had captured images of a boy slipping onto the airfield -- a breach that went unnoticed until he emerged from the wheel well of the plane after it landed in Hawaii.
Alameda County sponsors hackathon to develop web and mobile apps
Alameda County apps challenge is designed to increase community engagement and understanding of local government by using shared county data to develop web and mobile applications that benefit residents, visitors and businesses.
California's affirmative action ban bolstered by Supreme Court ruling
By upholding a Michigan law nearly identical to California's, the ruling left only a legislative -- or ballot initiative -- route for allowing racial and gender preferences in public college admissions, contracts and hiring. But that path, too, is now littered with obstacles.
(Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
Davis Art Walk: City doubles as an open-air gallery
The Davis Art Walk is an interactive open-air gallery, with more than 40 murals, sculptures and other works of art gracing the streets, tunnels and alleys.
( Mark DuFrene )
Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair
Bored with chardonnay and IPA? Explore mead, the ancient honey beverage and fastest growing segment of the American alcohol industry, with sales up 130 percent from 2012 to 2013. In the Bay Area, fine artisanal mead is being crafted in a variety of styles, from the hop-fermented mead at The Mead Kitchen in Berkeley to sparkling mead at Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes.
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Oprah Winfrey sued by her stepmom
Barbara Winfrey claims Oprah kicked her out of her own Nashville home following a divorce.