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Giants Fans Prepare For World Series To Hit City By The Bay

Friday, October 24, 2014

The World Series resumes Friday the first in San Francisco. The Giants have won two rings in five years — 2010 and 2012 — and they're working on a third.


Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Finds Support From Vietnamese-American Community

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Vietnamese-American community is rallying behind Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola while treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan.


Santa Cruz Enforces California's Toughest Drought Restrictions

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

California cities are taking drastic measures and none more so than Santa Cruz, where rationing is enforced through penalties. And if you can't afford to pay your fine, there's always Water School.

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Berkeley's Fight For Free Speech Fired Up Student Protest Movement

Sunday, October 05, 2014

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley, a protest that would help define a generation of student activism across the country.


Making Fatherhood An Insider's Game: Becoming A Dad, Again, At 49

Monday, September 08, 2014

More men are having kids later in life — and some are having babies, for the second time, in middle age. That means they're changing diapers while their peers are sending their own kids to college.


Court Rules For FedEx Drivers In Suit Over Job Classification

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A federal appeals court in Oregon ruled FedEx Ground misclassified more than 2,000 drivers in California as independent contractors. There could be back claims for unpaid wages and benefits.


Wine Country Quake Leaves Behind Bottles In Shards

Monday, August 25, 2014

The wine industry in California's Napa Valley is taking stock of the damage from this weekend's magnitude 6.0 earthquake.


Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years Hits Napa Valley

Monday, August 25, 2014

Early Sunday, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Napa Valley — shaking some houses off their foundations, sparking fires and causing extensive damage to the historic downtown district.


Strapped And Stretched, Non-Profits Struggle To Defend Immigrant Minors

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Obama administration claims there are fewer unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border; nevertheless, deportation hearings have accelerated. The situation has created a new challenge: There's a shortage of pro-bono attorneys to represent the immigrant children in immigration court.


A Top Immigration Judge Calls For Shift On 'Fast-Tracking'

Friday, August 08, 2014

A call to stop fast-tracking deportation hearings of unaccompanied minors comes from an unusual source: a judge who says the current practice could lead to many appeals.


Killing Of Four Latino Men Sparks Protests In Salinas, Calif.

Friday, August 01, 2014

Calling the shootings "questionable," a civil rights attorney in Oakland requested action by the Justice Department. The Salinas police chief said that would be premature.


Expedited Hearings For Migrant Children Raise Concerns

Friday, August 01, 2014

The Department of Justice is speeding up court hearings for immigrant kids who have come to the U.S. in record numbers. Lawyers and immigration judges say the move undermines due process and will lead to further delays in already clogged courts. The ACLU earlier filed a suit over lack of representation.


Senate's Immigration Reform Bill Is Declared Dead At One Year Old

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Obama administration is backing away from plans to loosen deportation guidelines. On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Senate's passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill, reform advocates concede any changes in immigration laws likely won't come until 2017.


Never Tell Them The Odds: Cities Vie To Host 'Star Wars' Collection

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Star Wars creator George Lucas wants to build a museum full of movie memorabilia and fine art. But where? Both his hometown of San Francisco and Chicago, his "second home," are vying for it.


Fight Over Calif. Oyster Company Splits Chefs And Land Defenders

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. is resisting the expiration of its lease in Marin County, Calif. The debate may reach the Supreme Court, and it's dividing residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.


Shooting Of Sikh Army Veteran Divides Community

Thursday, May 29, 2014

In late January, police officers in Lodi, Calif. shot and killed a Sikh-American Army veteran who was mentally ill. The shooting left many unanswered questions and divided the local Sikh community.


Stanford Dumps Its Holdings In Coal, With Climate In Mind

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Stanford says it will its divest holdings in coal companies over climate change concerns. It's the most prominent of the roughly one dozen colleges that have decided to sell off fossil fuel holdings.


Memories, And Mended Reputation, Reclaimed From Century-Old Wreckage

Friday, April 25, 2014

Researchers have found the remains of a sunken ship involved in one of San Francisco's worst maritime disasters. The 1888 ship collision had ignited racial passions at a time of rampant anti-Chinese sentiment.


Teen Stowaway Somehow Survives Flight To Hawaii In Wheel Well

Monday, April 21, 2014

The FBI is saying that a 16-year-old boy is lucky to be alive after he hid in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose to Maui. Severe temperatures and low oxygen would make survival difficult. Investigators are examining the case.


San Francisco's Chinatown Hurt By Yee Scandal

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

State Sen. Leland Yee, who's been indicted in a FBI probe, doesn't represent Chinatown. But the scandal fits neatly into a caricature of Chinatown, says Sue Lee of the Chinese Historical Society.