SF leaders get dressing down by nudity activist
RELICS STOLEN FROM SAN BUENAVENTURA MISSION: VENTURA . (AP) - A thief has taken relics from a 230-year-old California mission.
JURUPA VALLEY (AP) - A Southern California school district is allowing some Sikh students to carry an article of their faith - a dagger-like blade called a kirpan. At least three high school students in the Jurupa Unified School District will be allowed to wear the approximately 2-inch knives at school after their parents agreed to solder them or sew them into ...
SANTA ANA (AP) - Orange County prosecutors say a man who repeatedly threatened police with a submachine gun during a 3-hour standoff in Santa Ana has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Spokeswoman Farrah Emami says 45-year-old Stephen Thomas Foust was sentenced Friday after being found guilty of felony assault with a semiautomatic firearm on a peace officer and other crimes ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sex stars are rallying against passage of a ballot measure that would require condoms in pornographic films. If passed, Measure B on today's Los Angeles County ballot would force actors to wear condoms during porn shoots and it would require Department of Public Health inspections. "The idea of allowing a government employee to come ...
PT. REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE (AP) - Five people clinging to an overturned boat were plucked from frigid water and two children were freed from the craft after the its hull was cut open during a dramatic rescue along the Northern California coast that ended with only one minor injury, authorities said. The water at the mouth of Tomales Bay was choppy and ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - A California jury on Monday convicted a former San Jose principal of failing to report suspected sexual abuse of a child by a teacher. Lyn Vijayendran, 36, was found guilty of the misdemeanor after jurors deliberated for two days. A judge then sentenced the former principal of O.B. Whaley Elementary School to two years ...
SF school district loses $160K due to Giants parade
WEST SACRAMENTO (AP) - Union workers at Raley's supermarket chain, which operates more than 100 stores in California and Nevada, went on strike Sunday after last-ditch efforts to reach a new contract failed.
ARIZ. GROUP ORDERED TO TURN OVER DONATION RECORDS: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's highest court has ordered an Arizona group to turn over documents related to an $11 million contribution to two California campaigns last month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A heart disease treatment that many doctors consider to be fringe medicine unexpectedly showed some promise in a federal study clouded by ethical and scientific controversy, causing debate about the results.
SANTA ROSA (AP) - Nurses at Sonoma County's Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital walked picket lines on Sunday in the second day of a planned three-day strike protesting wage offers and other issues.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In a final weekend of campaigning, Gov. Jerry Brown is asking everyone from cafeteria workers to venture capitalists for help in pushing his struggling $6 billion tax increase across the finish line.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Filming for a major motion picture is scheduled to begin soon in northern Nevada, something the local producer says will become more common in the years ahead as some new tax incentives for the industry kick in.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Evacuation orders remained in place Sunday as crews built containment lines around a wind-driven wildfire that scorched 1,500 acres of dry brush and damaged four buildings at a Southern California military base.
SAN RAFAEL (AP) - The trial of a Northern California teenager charged with the brazen theft of celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Lamborghini sports car from a San Francisco dealership has started in a Marin County courtroom.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The Silicon Valley has had a men's fashion problem dating back to its founders.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At least for an afternoon, the chess players were back at the usual spot they've occupied for years along downtown San Francisco's busy Market Street.