Three years after the Palo Alto Medical Foundation got the city’s OK for a major new medical complex, the foundation is breaking ground this month on a clinic building and parking structure.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said she wants to improve the city's image, bring more shoppers to town, and visit China to court more business for the port.
Modern-day pillagers who roam Peninsula streets swiping recyclable materials from residents’ curbside bins under the cover of darkness — and possibly adding to their garbage bills — are the target of a crackdown.
A man was stabbed outside a nightclub in San Francisco's South of Market district early this morning and another man has been arrested in the attack, a police spokesman said.
District 3 Supervisor David Chiu secured a second two-year term Saturday afternoon as president of San Francisco’s legislative body.
With a Chinese-American city administrator as the front-runner for interim mayor, San Francisco could become the largest U.S. city led by an Asian-American.
Before the Board of Supervisors chamber became filled with real emotion — expressed in many of the new supervisors’ tearful comments — part of the room was treated to self-aggrandizement, in the form of brash comments made to the press by Chinatown power broker Rose Pak.
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, once the progressive darling of the city, refused to accept the nomination for Board of Supervisors president Saturday during the first round of nominations.
An invasion of loud, unwieldy private buses on small streets has angered residents in the Marina district, and a recent decision by city officials has the community nervous that the problem could get worse.
Public health officials say the number of new syphilis cases — especially among gay men — has increased at such an alarming rate in the past year they are calling it an epidemic.
The Carlmont High School boys’ basketball team is looking like the team to beat this year. Unfortunately for the Scots, they are playing in a league full of teams to beat.
After a strong Academic Athletic Association (AAA) season opener win against International Studies Academy on Wednesday, the Lowell girls’ basketball team (2-0) was able to stay undefeated in it’s early season with a 52-35 victory over the Galileo Lions on Friday.
After coming off an impressive run at the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoop Classic last week, University High School was looking to cap their nonleague slate with a statement victory over loaded Oakland High School. The Red Devils’ hopes for an upset were squashed, however, as they had their worst shooting night of the season, dropping a 65-54 contest to the visiting Wildcats in front a standing-room-only crowd Thursday.
The San Francisco Rumble of the American Basketball Association features an up-tempo, explosive brand of basketball with a “Ballaholic” leading a team comprised of home-grown talent.
The Stanford duo of quarterback Andrew Luck and coach Jim Harbaugh has captured the imagination of sports fans, who want to know what their future will be.
President Barack Obama drew cheers from Wall Street when he chose William Daley, a veteran Chicago pol who most recently has been closely identified with the financial industry, as his new White House chief of staff.
"We've got a big hole that we're digging ourselves out of," Obama said last week.
Congressional officials say Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been shot in the head while meeting with constituents in her district in the area around Tucson.
Federal investigators are pushing back against criticism they aren't doing enough to keep companies involved in the Gulf oil spill away from any hands-on role in the forensic analysis of a key piece of equipment that failed to keep crude from entering the sea.
It's not hard to understand Obama's reasons for choosing Daley.
A celebrity Portuguese television journalist was found castrated and bludgeoned to death in a New York City hotel, and his companion, a male model who had recently been a contestant on a Portuguese reality TV show, was in police custody Saturday.